Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Looking Down

After a few busy work days, we played hooky on Friday morning to take a walk up the Panoramic Overview trail here at the state park. Only about a half-mile each way, but it is a steep half-mile with lots of rocks.  Someone should have warned us!

But then, maybe we wouldn't have tried it had we known.



There's an outcropping after the first half-dozen switch-backs for your first taste of the view and for an already needed rest.


RV campground below.  Our house is down there.



A little higher with more still to come.



The campground, Coyote Mountain and Henderson Canyon, the start of Font's Point.
 

Font's Point and the town of Borrego Springs. 


The Anza-Borrego visitor center.

As it turned out, the trail was a a good practice run for Saturday's trek.




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