Box Canyon 3/20/2017




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We are at the end of Di Giorgio Rd. This is a classic place to see desert flowers.
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Flowers are OK here. Are we too late? Also it is cool and cloudy for now.
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Got to our trailhead by 3rd crossing, flowers look better here.
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Wit, hugging the rock.
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In the canyon.
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Horned Lizard in camo colors.
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Weather is perfect: low 70s cloudy with light breeze.
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Beavertail is blooming.
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Flowers are everywhere.
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We are branching out of the main canyon.
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Cactus overgrown by flowers.
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Wayne got slimed.
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Walking in the park.
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John is coming.
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Ocotillo.
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This is the greenest desert I remember.
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It is a garden.
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Cactus.
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Toro Peak ahead.
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Looking back.
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Lunch is at our high point 2900. Before we split.
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Found IRIS earthquake observation point.
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We are turning back at the park boundary.
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Lot of bones here.
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Boulders that fall from the top.
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Seeking the afternoon sun.
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We are all back.



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.2 Technical: 3 Scenic: 3.8 El. 2400'