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Monday, October 10, 2011

Tortoise Mountain

Early morning in the mountain foothills
Very chilly this morning when we hit the trail--low 40s.  Fortunately, the breeze was gentle.  We ran into only one other person today, a woman jogger who thanked us for stepping off the trail to let her pass.  We did a moderately-long hike, starting from the Sunset Parking area, heading along the Foothills Trail, dropping down to the Crosscut Trail and then looping back up into the foothills.
Fenced-off study area (NMSU)

Taking the long view

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I've always wondered what was being studied in that fenced-off area.

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