Saturday, April 30, 2016

Big Bend Day 3

The Chisos Basin





On the way up to the basin we were stopped by a young black bear. Unfortunately it disappeared into the brush before we could get a picture.



















The Window (La Ventana) 





Tiny flowers 


I found this pink cactus extraordinary. 

 Bird nest in the cholla



Grapevine Hill Road



The best part of traveling with a jeep continues to be the ability to go where others cannot.






 

     


The campsite at the end of the road

  



Balanced Rock

 






Many interesting geologic features. This long ridge with a volcanic fin on top I called "The Sandworm".

Looking back on the Chisos Mountains



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