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Friday, July 29, 2016

Another Friday Trek

Just about to head down to the lower desert
There were quite a few people enjoying the outdoors this morning despite it being fairly uncomfortable due to heat and humidity.  The trick to enjoying a summer hike in the desert is to get a really early start, wear protective clothing, sunblock, and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.  Becca is good on the early start and the water drinking, but she disregards all that other stuff.
Headed down

We encountered this Roadrunner hunting for breakfast

He didn't seem too worried about us

Serpentine root

Ocotillo tangle

Soaptree Yucca pods

Section of tall Ocotillos

Becca resting in Ocotillo shade

Tortugas is through there

Two older mountain bikers

2 comments:

Dr. K said...

Despite the heat, the desert is pretty greened due to the ocotillo and other plants.

Scott said...

I like the backlit ocotillo tangle.

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