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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Second to First

The long dirt road (LDR)
Same hike as yesterday except we reversed our arroyo visitations; we entered Second Arroyo, stopped for shade and water, and then bushwhacked over the desert hill into First Arroyo.

On the way back we encountered a man and woman (presumably husband and wife) who we see fairly often out there.  They're a very friendly couple, and we exchanged greetings; the man asked how the "pups" are doing.

When we reached the high flatland and were crossing back to our CR-V we saw a small SUV parked on the south side of Tellbrook; we were pretty sure it belonged to Mr. and Mrs. Big Hat, and, indeed, we saw them hiking LDR down in the valley just past the Tellbrook Arroyo.

This and the next:  morning clouds

Headed down LDR-A

This and the next 2:  inside Second Arroyo

Bushwhack in progress

Looking down on a small Soaptree Yucca forest

This and the next:  Soaptree Yuccas


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like the first photo of the Long Dirt Road. It shows the landscape that we walk in every morning.

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