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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Bad Air

Starting off on Tortugas's sunset side
Because it's been so warm here in the northern Chihuahuan Desert a temperature inversion has spread over the mountains, a gray haze that's a combination of particulate matter and pollution.  It doesn't happen often here, but it's unpleasant when it does.
Bad air has spilled out of the valley


Everything has a slightly gray tinge

Bad air doesn't bother Becca


A haze over the Organ Mountains


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Sounds like you had a nice hike anyway.

Grand View--Not

Early morning moon A man and woman were just starting down the Bridal Veil Falls Trail when we rolled into the Grand View Trail parking lot....