Mine Peak 3/7/2016




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Our first stop is Dolomite Mine.
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Forecast is for another El Nino storm of century. So far is just windy.
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Some ocotillos are blooming.
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Hiding from wind on Mine Peak.
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It is windy and some light rain.
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We are going down to badlands, off the wind.
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Green hills.
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Need to get down from this mesa.
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John, Beth and Steve are going down but into wrong wash.
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There is a life here also.
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Bottom of wash.
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Reunited at lunch. It will be mostly sunny from now on.
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Indigo bush?
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Dino bones?
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Sand castles.
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Natural bridge.
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Interesting landscape.
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Is somebody buried here?
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Lot of discarded art.
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Going up.
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Will those few water drops help?
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There is Canyon Sin Nombre we need to get into.
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We are down but where is John, Beth and Wit again. Are they behind?
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Nice Canyon.
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Crooked walls.
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Looks like concrete slab. Mud slab.
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All back. Great hike.



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.6 Technical: 3.8 Scenic: 4 El. 2900'