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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Restocking-Day Hike

Temperature inversion in the Mesilla Valley
Shortened the hike a bit today in order to go shopping for supplies to restock the Chihuahuan Observation Center.  It was a little cooler this morning, with high clouds.  I took a picture of the utility road up the mountain because it occurred to me that the angle of incline has to be greater than 45 degrees.


The top of Tortugas Mountain

Dynamic clouds

A utility road up the mountain

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The weather is changing--no more 70 degrees!

Cold, but Warmer

1st 2:  flank of Tortugas and the Organs 30F when we headed out this morning, and although there was a breeze it didn't make conditions ...