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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Midweek Hike

Fuzzy moon speared by Yucca leaf
It's spring break at the local university (NMSU) and quite a few people were out and about Tortugas Mountain.  We didn't have any direct encounters, though.  At one point we thought we heard a girl screaming, but it was a lone coyote wailing its head off.  Not sure why.  Such an eerie sound in the desert outback.

Becca on the single-track

Fuzzy moon snagged on Ocotillo branch

Bishop's Cap

Soaptree Yucca (left) and Ocotillo

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like the fuzzy moon photos.

Abbreviated Outing

Cold hedgehog 37F with a windchill of 30F when we started off this morning; but the cold, powerful wind convinced us immediately that we wou...