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Sunday, January 12, 2014

A Nice Long Hike

Heading west
Dr. K, Becca and I did a long hike around the back of Tortugas Mountain this morning.  We started at the Monte Vista parking area and headed east before looping around the south side of the mountain.  Then we struck due west before trekking northwest on the outer loop road.  We hiked two-thirds of the way around Tortugas before retracing our steps.  We saw only three other outdoor enthusiasts, two of them people with a dog--always a sight of immense interest to Becca.  We had no direct contact with anybody, though.
Back behind Tortugas

Tortugas Mountain and the Organs

The Tortoise

Organ Mountains from a distance

Tracking another dog and its humans

The way back

4 comments:

Dr. K said...

What better way to start off the week?

JACQUELINE said...

Love the photo of the beautiful mauve, misty Organs.

Scott said...

Love the final image, Packrat!

packrat said...

Jacqui:

Thank you. Glad you stopped by!

:)

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