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El Paso Pks, Klinker, Boulder, Whitecap, U2 Tree, Mines, Dar

Postby Snow Nymph » Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:13 am

Friday, 20 March 2009 (day 1 of 3)
El Paso Peaks and Klinker Mountain

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/76 ... 9729_mgPq3


Got a rental for the weekend so I could drive! I really missed driving!
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Fields of gold by El Paso Peaks
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On the way to Klinker Mtn
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My first Desert Candle sighting
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Biggest one was waist high on me
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We found a cool cave after bagging Klinker Mtn
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Re: El Paso Pks, Klinker, Boulder, Whitecap, U2 Tree, Mines, Dar

Postby hikerduane » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:57 pm

Thank you Cori, I don't think I have ever seen a Desert Candle. Cool.
Piece of cake.
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Re: El Paso Pks, Klinker, Boulder, Whitecap, U2 Tree, Mines, Dar

Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:32 am

Hi Duane, that was my first Desert Candle. I just love seeing new flowers!

Eric, thanks for the edit!


Saturday, 21 March 2009 (day 2 of 3)
Boulder Peak and Whitecap Mountain from Cactus Flats

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Start of our hike
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Another 1.5 mi to Whitecap Mtn from Boulder Peak
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Found a few flowers
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Re: El Paso Pks, Klinker, Boulder, Whitecap, U2 Tree, Mines, Dar

Postby kgw » Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:27 pm

Beautiful flowers. . .of all kinds! Great place to wander around, thx! :rock:
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Re: El Paso Pks, Klinker, Boulder, Whitecap, U2 Tree, Mines, Dar

Postby maverick » Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:05 pm

Those Desert Candles are really cool looking, are they only indigenous to that area?
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Re: El Paso Pks, Klinker, Boulder, Whitecap, U2 Tree, Mines, Dar

Postby Snow Nymph » Fri Mar 27, 2009 7:35 am

thanks kgw and maverick! That was the first time I saw the Desert Candle, so I'm not sure. Beautiful flower though! The stem is hollow!


Sunday, 22 March 2009 (day 3 of 3)
Alabama Hills, breakfast, U2 Joshua Tree, White Swan Talc Mine, Buckhorne Box Car, Darwin Hills and Koi at China Garden

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It was snowing in Alabama Hills in the morning
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U2s Fallen Joshua Tree
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White Swan Talc Mine
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Paper we found from 1956, this school is one block from our condo!
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Windy!!
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Buckhorn's Boxcar
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Darwin Mine housing
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Miller Spring
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China Garden
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