|Red dot: our CR-V waits|
From there we retraced our steps, opting to head straight for the long dirt road rather than bushwhack back into the hills west of Tortugas Mountain. By doing so we reduced the chances of running into any other outdoor enthusiast, and, indeed, we encountered none.
Things are really heating up in our section of the northern Chihuahuan Desert, and we're slated to hit the mid-90s in a few days. Yipee!
|This and the next 2: Frio and Willow|
|This and the next 2: Northern Mockingbird|
|Emergence part two|
|This and the next: still some hanging on|