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Monday, July 5, 2021

Cloud Cover

First 4:  Ocotillos on ridges
75F when Willow, Frio and I left home this morning, and it was very humid.  We'd have been uncomfortably hot had it not been for a fairly solid cloud cover that remained in place during our entire trek.

Today's hike consisted of a journey up to Second Arroyo, where we stopped for shade and water.  After our brief respite we bushwhacked across to First Arroyo and out to LDR, which we followed south back into the upper flatland where the CR-V was parked.

We saw no other outdoor enthusiasts during our sojourn in this section of northern Chihuahuan Desert, which is a scenario not unpleasing to us.




LDR-A

This & the next 2:  Organ Mountains



Soaptree Yucca in Second Arroyo

This & the next:  Willow and Frio


Same Soaptree, different angle

This & the next 3:  Ocotillos and the mountains




Frio and Willow

Eastward in Second Arroyo

Heading back

New growth

Last 2:  Organ Mountains


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Beautiful images. My favorite is the fourth photo of the Ocotillos on ridges.

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