Black Mesa
December 11, 2016

Guadalupe Mountain and Peak 2800, viewing north from where we parked

Miner's shack along the road

Black Mesa and the ascent gully. The highpoint is up that gully and to the right

Now we're in the gully

Inching higher in the gully

Now atop the mesa, aiming for the top abd dodging ocotillo

The summit boulder pile

Me at the pile, proof I was here and not drinking in a bar

A maze of ocotillo

Dripping Springs Peak and the saddle (with road) that we descended to

At the saddle, looking at Peak 2927 which we passed on our hike in. The mine road is also visible

From the saddle a view of the mesa's cliffs. The highpoint is to the left, set back from the rim

Broader view of the mesa rim and cliffs


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