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Monday, June 27, 2022

A Few Good Rains

Ocotillos on a hill west of the Organ Mountains
This morning's high humidity didn't feel too uncomfortable until the sun made its appearance, and then it got really steamy in the desert.  A stronger breeze might have made a huge difference, but there was barely a whisper of air.

We did our complete hike, taking only a few shade breaks because Willow didn't demand more.  Just as well, though, because we were in a hurry to get back to the CR-V and an air-conditioned ride home.

This & next:  Ocotillos on both sides of LDR-A


North along LDR-A arroyo

This & next:  down Middle Branch Arroyo


Long view of Tortugas

This & next:  two flanks of Tortugas Mountain


Ocotillos and the mountains

Willow and Frio in the right branch

The rest:  more Ocotillos, including one toppled over



 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like these Ocotillo-themed photos. It's hard to chose my favorite--maybe it's the first one, which you took as soon as you got out of the car.

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