Water catchment down Carrizo Gorge. These are put out for the Mexican aliens who choose the Anza Borrego desert as their route to the U.S.
Looking back from where we came
Dropping down a hill in Carrizo Gorge.
Tacoma negotiates a sand hill in Carrizo Gorge
The start of the hike
This area always looks like it has been recently burned?
Cool looking rock a ways up the trail
I think climbing rocks is a guy thing.
Duck (trail marker)
Initial view of the trail that slowly disappeared.
Engineering marvel "The Carrizo Gorge Railway"
If you look close you can see color everywhere.
Mary gets close to a impressive barrel cactus.
Orange Ocotillo blooms are a beautiful contrast to the blue Desert sky
Looking up at a section of the Carrizo Gorge track.
Carrizo Gorge railroad snakes through the desert.
Bob "Hanging 5" in Carrizo Gorge
Inpenetrable forest we encountered about a 1/2 mile from the mouth of Goat Canyon
Looking back from where we came. Our truck is about 2.5 miles to the north.
Looking back from where we hiked in
Small hedgehog cactus framed by rocks.
Barrel cactus sentry watches over Carrizo Gorge..
Heading back whooped....
Hazards of the trail.