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Friday, April 16, 2021

Cool Snap

This and the next:  heading down LDR-A
Long hike this morning:  down LDR-A across the Tellbrook Arroyo, right on a trail just beyond the arroyo into an area where we followed various arroyos northward.

I intended to drop down into either First or Second Arroyo from the ridgeline just south of the washes, but instead we just kept going all the way to the southernmost dirt road where we turned west.

After intersecting with LDR we followed it a brief way before crossing over into an arroyo that parallels it and leads eventually to Second Arroyo where we stopped in for a water break.  Then it was back to LDR and the hike south up to the upper flatland where we'd left the CR-V.


Willow and Frio

This and the next:  Prickly Pear showing signs of new growth


Deadwood

Softball-size Barrel Cactus

Hills west

Old and new water tower

Sky over the mountains

Mesquite in Second Arroyo

This and the next 3:  flying Turkey Vultures




Japanese Turkey Vulture art

Soaptree Yucca

Last 2:  artsy Organs


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love "Japanese Turkey Vulture" art. What a beautiful image.

Overnight Rain

Desert sea? Everything was quite wet when we got started this morning due to overnight rain.  But the only consequences we suffered were wet...