Life is good here in Big Bend Country & we have been enjoying ourselves. Donna & Steve Wood from Fredericksburg, Texas have been our buddies the last few days. We have shared hikes, campfires & a couple of great dining experiences.
The hike up the Mesa across the road was quite a challenge. We had no idea what we were getting into but, slow & steady got us to the top. The 4.5 miles was not difficult; it was the steep 1000 ft climb in elevation the last mile that made it fun! It did not help that we started midday!
The desert sun is intense, even in February. We know to get started earlier in the day now. The shade, though, is always pleasant even when it is 85.
Lots of good music around & some good food if you know where to look.