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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

On the Trail

Purple Prickly Pear Cactus
It's amazing to have the Tortugas Mountain Trails area so close to the city, from which it takes only ten minutes to get to the Sunset parking lot and one of the trail heads.  Forty-five minutes of hiking takes you into the outback where, if you're lucky, you'll see nobody else.
Something up ahead

Sun breaks over the mountain

A rocky mountain

On the hunt


Scott said...

Packrat, though I don't comment all the time, I check out your peregrinations faithfully every day.

packrat said...

Same here, Scott. Yours have been particularly interesting of late.

Dr. K said...

It's so nice to be able to get into the desert so quickly.

Joint Jaunt

1st 4:  Willow and Frio Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I did our usual trek this morning.  When we were descending LDR-A arroyo we caught a glimpse...