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Friday, December 15, 2023

37F with Moderate Wind

1st 4:  Tortugas and the Organs
The wind wasn't brisk this morning, but it did carry a chill; fortunately when we entered the east/west cross trail the breeze diminished.  It picked up again when we descended the middle branch arroyo.  All in all, though, the weather conditions were quite bearable.

We saw a few people out in the desert:  two women hiking with two white dogs and the guy who drives the black side-by-side with his dog.  Didn't see the Basset people, but it was obvious they'd descended LDR-A ahead of us.

This & next:  Organ Mountains

Torrey Yucca and ocotillo

This & next:  ridge west of the Organs

This & next:  the "O"s

This & next 2:  Organ Mountains

This & next:  B&W hedgehog cactus

Soaptree Yucca and the mountains


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like the 2nd B & W photo of the Hedgehog cactus.

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Tortugas and the Organs We got a fairly early start this morning so it wasn't hot at all:  62F.  The cloud cover helped the temperature ...