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Rockhouse Canyon To Rockhouse Valley

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Since we were near Borrego Springs we stopped and checked out the sculptures




Not sure what this one was but we liked it.




The entrance to Rockhouse Canyon in Anza Borrego




These ominous clouds framed the sky on our journey into Rockhouse Canyon




Easy part of the trail.




Red Ocotillo which we have never seen before.




Small barrel cactus growing out of rock




Trail into Rockhouse Canyon was a little hard to find in the beginning




Group shot by Hidden Spring which really isn't so hidden.




Rockhouse Canyon is a rugged remote part of the Anza Borrego desert




Circumventing the dry waterfall




Group of Barrel Cactus looking over us as we trek up Rockhouse Canyon




Hiking up Rockhouse Canyon with huge vertical cliffs on both sides.




Bob looking for the Rockhouses







Going over the map with John and Elena




Checking out a tarantula balanced on a rock




Kicking it in one of the rock shelters in Rockhouse Valley







Checking out the rock shelters in Rockhouse Valley




One of three rockhouses in lower Rockhouse Valley - Anza Borrego




Second rock shelter




Each rock shelter had a small stone fireplace
















Notice fireplace in the right corner













Toro peak towers 8700' above Rockhouse Valley







Tarantula appeared to be sleeping but we think it was a defensive tactic




The desert skies cleared just in time for a hike back to the LandCruiser




Some color on the hike back down




Hiking back down Rockhouse Canyon




We encountered three tarantulas during our hike. This guy was the most active




Who's afraid of tarantulas? Not me :-)







Navigating back down the dry waterfall in Rockhouse Canyon




Brilliant afternoon sun over Buckhorn Ridge




Jeep scultpure is one of the amazing Galleta Meadows sculptures scattered around Borrego Springs.




Looking back towards Toro Peak on our drive out.




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