The entrance to RockHouse Canyon
Bighorn Sheep's eye view of our camp.
Our camp at RockHouse Canyon
Getting rocks to anchor down the tents.
Joey looking for matches to start the campfire.
Desert Dog Diesel
Kaiel sets up his tent.
Our BJ70 with the Maggiolina tent set up
Mom and son take a little break from the hustle and bustle.
Sans sleep but still smiling
The normally unassuming beaver tail cactus comes into its' own in Spring.
Brilliant flowers on a beavertail cactus
Ocotillo blossoms against the blue Desert sky
Hedgehog Cactus in RockHouse Canyon
Their were some interesting cloud formations due to the storm that was hitting the coast.
Horned toad with amazing camoflauge. Notice how the black and white pattern perfectly matches the sand.
The always impressive Ocotillo
Amazing flower display on a group of beavertail cacti.
Brilliant orange Ocotillo blossoms
Funky gourds on the trail
Uncle Bob "screening up" Joey
Getting psyched up for the hike.
These mini-bouquets are really awesome.
Joey the future rock climber
Jake gives it a try.
Diesel of the Desert
Linda and Pepper framed by a large Chuparosa bush
Beavetail cactus bloom
Spring softens the look of the Hedgehog cactus
Checking the GPS with nephew Joey.
Wallace's Woolly Daisies
Sadie the Borrego Terrier
Jake taking a breather from the hike
OK who made Holly carry all the water bottles?
Entrance to Rockhouse Canyon in the southern Anza Borrego desert
Diesel finds some refuge from the Desert sun.
Kaiel checks the view from the linehouse in RockHouse canyon
Dave, Joey and Holly take a break in RockHouse Canyon.
Heading back to camp from the linehouse. Hike is 2.7 miles each way according to the GPS.
Large rattlesnake further up Carrizo Gorge