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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Easter Hike

Eastern flank of Tortugas Mountain from the Monte Vista trail head
We only encountered two mountain bikers on our Easter hike around Tortugas (Tortoise) Mountain.  Usually there are a lot of holday picnickers at the huge ramada in the Monte Vista parking area, but nobody was there today.  We had the entire outback to ourselves.  Dr. K, Becca and I enjoyed it immensely.
Foothill boulders

The distant Franklin Mountains near El Paso

Number One hiker dog

The Organ Mountains

Shredded clouds over the Organ Mountains

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I can't wait for the prickly-pear cacti to start blooming.

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