Home - 2012 - Camping at Agua Caliente

Photographer: Josh Eckels

Late afternoon light over the hills

A few palm trees by the campsite

Already relaxing

Plenty of fuel

The campfire begins

Sitting around the campfire

Primary organizer

Jesse, ready to rebuild the fire at any moment

Another log goes on

Jesse and Tracy

Chris and Kris


Jason and Phil

Chris serenades us with the Humpty Dance

Marshmallow time

And now for the Jiffy Pop

It worked!

Roadrunner skirting around the campsite

Ridgeline behind the camp site, temporarily clear of children

At the Palm Groves Loop trailhead

All about palm trees

The first grove

Approaching the big grove

Ocotillo in bloom

Desert cave

Charred trunks

California fan palms

Dragging fronds

Patterned trunk

Weathered signage

Ocotillo leaves

Mike doing some scrambling

A trickle of water

Cacti hanging on

One more grove

Beavertail cactus

Rock arrangement behind the grove

Palm fronds coming at you

Back at camp, playing some darts

Sunset approaches

Campfire, round two

Hypnotic fire

Moonlight hike

Engelmann's hedgehog cactus

Moonlight trail loop

Ocotillo and valley view

Unidentified wildflower

Pink streaked granite

Enter the wet section

Teddybear cholla, feel free to snuggle up

Tiny purple flowers

Ocotillo in full growth

Moonlight canyon trail marker

End of the trail


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