The sign that marks the turnoff the Indian Gorge. Blink once and you will miss it.
Heading up the narrow trail of Indian Gorge.
Chuparosa seems to put on an impressive display of color year round.
FJ Crusier view of Indian Gorge.
Ocotillo is our favorite Desert plant out here.
Huge Ocotillo in Indian Valley
The road into Indian valley. This is the south fork.
Trying to figure out the new GPS.
Too close for comfort.
Token "Check out my new 33's" shot.
Our camp with the top of Sombrero Peak visible in the background.
Sunset in the desert is always a magical time.
Bob readies the Maggiolina roof top tent.
Sunrise in Indian Valley
Camp coffee is first priority in the morning
Checking the GPS once again.
First cluster of Desert palms
Small cave at the start of the hike. It actually went back pretty far.
Interesting moss formations of various colors.
Mary trekking up the mountain
Mary with rock in her shoe.
Looking back down into Indian Valley.
Looking back down into Indian Valley
Taking a much needed break
This rock had attitude.
To my surprise there was a geo-cache anchored to the top.
Self portrait at the top of Sombrero Peak. Mary opted to wait 400' below.
Other side of Sombrero Peak. You can see Bow WIllow in the foreground and Carrizo Gorge/Rockhouse canyon in the background.
Time to head back down into Indian Valley
This iron post with a chain attached was at 3800' or so. Kind of wonder what it was used for?
Mary amongst the desert flora
Crazy colored moss.
This agave plant has seen better days. Either that or it is an albino version.
Tree growing out of a boulder
Heading out of the valley