There's a large part of Canyon Lake that I haven't seen. That's because the only way I know of to get there is by boat. Maybe I'll rent a boat some day, but in the mean time, I thought that maybe I could hike over there, or at least to a spot where I could see it.
It turns out that I didn't go much further on this hike than I had gone before. I could have kept going, but the slope I was on was getting uncomfortably steep (I was slipping now and then). I was looking ahead to see if the route got better soon and had decided to turn back when I spotted a fox slinking quietly away. It was gone long before I got my camera ready. I went just a little further, hoping to see it again (I didn't), then turned back.
While I was out there, I spotted Hackberry Mesa. Now I feel like I need to go back to Hackberry Mesa and look back at the mesa I was on yesterday. Oh, maybe I have pictures of it. I'll have to look as soon as I resolve the hard drive issues I'm having on my main computer.
I bumped a cholla on my way back, and a ball of spines stuck to my jeans. I didn't know about it until my hand brushed the ball. Ouch. It was a windy day and it hurt when the wind blew the spines around. I had to get a picture, though.
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