Incredibly hot and flat day. I sought refuge from the sun in one of these water cache cabinets. It wasn't the best shade, it was the only shade.
Cactus blooms abound.
Gourmet hiker lunch. Combine instant south west refried beans and jalapeño kettle chips in a tortilla and feast like a king.
Some ranchers road making tool.
Death by a million paper cuts. Everything out here has spikes, needles, or spines . Impossible not to get pricked.
Brushing my teeth on a bed of feathers and air. Not pictured: the amazing sunset. Pictures just never do that sort of scenery justice.