|First 2: morning sky|
And then Willow so aggressively sniffed the desert floor due to critters (and a dog) that had passed through recently I decided to shorten the hike significantly in order to not struggle with pulling dogs.
After following the east/west cross trail to the right branch arroyo we simply headed south to the source and exited via the steep hill to the west.
|Tortugas and the Organ Mountains|
|This & next: mesquites look greener after yesterday's rain|
|Sad yucca fruit|
|Frio and Willow|
|Heading out of right branch arroyo|