Border Monument 229 1/16/2017




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Nice day to go hiking. We are getting up to the ridge.
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It is steep.
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At the first bump.
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The ridge is getting narrower.
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Second bump?
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Looking west.
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We are going all the way to the end.
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It is lot of downs.
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And lot of ups.
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Looking back.
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Wit and Susan are creatively contouring.
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Signing register at the high point. We have most entries there.
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Here it is: Border Monument 229.


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Looking east the border is clearly visible.
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South view into Laguna Salada.
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Ocotillos are green.
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There is some puzzle to solve. Looks like it was some shooting award that was blasted.
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Our group.
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Going down west.
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Can they build wall/fence here?
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Another mini border marker.
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Is this some 229 subset?
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Blooming Crucifixion Thorn plant.
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Going on flat, wow.
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Found a slot canyon but this is not the one we were looking for.
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All back, checked but not detained by Border Patrol.



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.6 Technical: 3.8 Scenic: 3.7 El. 2700'