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Friday, February 9, 2018

Detour

Early morning sunshine west of Tortugas Mountain
Becca and I did a quick hike this morning before returning home to get ready for a weekend in the Sacramento Mountains.  Just as we started up Highway 82 at Stone Corner a police vehicle was blocking the road, and the officer made us detour to the left.  We had to take Laborcita Canyon Road before hitting Fresnal Canyon Road for a trip up to High Rolls via back country roads.  The detour delayed our arrival by fifteen or twenty minutes so it wasn't much of a inconvenience.  We found out later through Twitter that the High Rolls pottery shop--just down from the general store--was on fire.
Hiking a ridge west of the mountain

Descent into the lower desert

Banana Yucca

Western Kingbird

Becca and Dr. K in our driveway, High Rolls

A look up Haynes Canyon

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Beautiful photo of the Western Kingbird. It's so nice to be up here in the high country--where it's warm today.

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