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Monday, February 21, 2022

Oddly Warm

Tops of the Doña Ana Mountains
47F when we started off this morning, but oddly warmer than that.  I was overdressed with a black Columbia vest and a red L.L. Bean PolarTech jacket.  Heelers were fine in their regular outfits.

We stuck to our usual routine today:  down the LDR-A arroyo, east on the east/west cross trail to the new arroyo, up the middle branch and then down on the left branch to the intersection with the right branch.

From there it was up the right branch and then out by climbing over the steep hill to the west of the arroyo.

Desert light was interesting this morning, and I was able to get a few good images.

Organ Mountains from LDR-A

Long view west

This & next 2:  Organ Mountains



Torrey Yucca in Middle Branch Arroyo

Willow and Frio

Torrey Yucca and the mountains

Willow and Frio in Right Branch Arroyo

Narrow arroyo or trail

This & next:  flank of Tortugas and the Organ Mountains


Potrillo Mountains

Desert and the top of the Robledo Mountains

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love that photo of the Potrillo Mountains.

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