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Friday, May 11, 2012

Very Humid Hike

Waiting patiently
After all the rain we've gotten the past few days the dewpoint was incredibly high this morning.  If not for a nice breeze there'd have been no evaporative cooling at all.  Despite the discomfort factor, Becca and I did a very long hike in the outback west of Tortugas Mountain--some trekking on roads, on trails, then bushwhacking across the fertile desert.
Snoozing in the wet sand

Hazy mountain view

Several small, healthy Barrel Cacti

Mule Deer track in a moist arroyo bottom

Yet another healthy Barrel--yay!

Between a thorny problem and a heavenly solution

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like that view through the ocotillo limbs.

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