2018-03-11 - Lone Mountain   12 Photos   Mar 11, 2018
I started just before the rain, which came in below me so I made it to the summit without getting wet. On the descent I passed through the clouds feeling a slight misting all the way to the end.
2018-03-10 - Black Mesa   38 Photos   Mar 10, 2018
Return trip to Black Mountain in the Boulder Mountain Quadrangle, a mere 5-1/2 years later. Planned to ascend from the north and descend my old route to the east, but stuck with the north due to active shooters below the eastern slope.
2018-03-09 - The Rolls   3 Photos   Mar 9, 2018
A far cry for the lush conditions of a year ago.
2018-03-07 - Ruin Hunt   14 Photos   Mar 7, 2018
With vague information of a possible ruin site we set off on a 'ruin hunt'. Unfortunately due to worse-than-expected road conditions the hike turned out to be longer than planned. Add misjudging the first ascent it got to be more than we bargained for at this stage of my recovery from back surgery.
2018-03-05 - Bulldog Wandering   30 Photos   Mar 5, 2018
Miscellaneous rambling following washes & game trails. Rewarded by an encounter with a herd of mule deer.
2018-03-02 - Lone Mountain Loop   14 Photos   Mar 2, 2018
A hike circumnavigating Lone Mountain on wild horse trails and Forest Road 3554. Encountered four horses on the north slope of Lone Mountain.
2018-03-01 - Bulldog Ridge Shortcut   21 Photos   Mar 1, 2018
A hike to locate an alternate 'bail-out' route down the western slope of Bulldog Ridge.
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