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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Headed for 60F

Tortugas and the Organs
When the four of us started off this morning it was 25F with a wind chill of 18F; it felt like that until the wind died down and the desert sun beat down.  Nevertheless, I didn't remove any outwear until the end of our trek.

We hiked up to First Arroyo, headed east to a sandy spot in the sunshine and stopped for a water break.  I took a few photos while we were there, but we didn't linger long.

We did see a man and woman hiking back up LDR as we descended LDR-A, but we never got close enough to wave hello.  They were the only outdoor enthusiasts in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert while we were there.

Heading east in First Arroyo

Heelers with Dr. K

Yucca and moon

This and the next:  looking west down First Arroyo


Next 3:  Willow and Frio



Moon and yucca

This and the next:  base of above Soaptree Yucca


Little Soaptree

Organ Mountains

Tortugas and the Organs from a western hill

Organ Mountains

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

As always, lots of cute photos of our Willow and Frio.

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