Hiking, camping and 4WD in the Mojave Desert, Death Valley and Eastern Sierra

These days I'm driving a Toyota FJ Cruiser on desert dirt roads instead of the 10-ton bicycle of all those years past–and then hiking from there. Things change!

Cottonwood Spring should be over in that brushy area somewhere

0096-silver-peak.jpg A.L. Thumbnails This seems to be Cottonwood Spring, but I'm not seeing any significant moisture here A.L. Thumbnails This seems to be Cottonwood Spring, but I'm not seeing any significant moisture here A.L. Thumbnails This seems to be Cottonwood Spring, but I'm not seeing any significant moisture here A.L. Thumbnails This seems to be Cottonwood Spring, but I'm not seeing any significant moisture here A.L. Thumbnails This seems to be Cottonwood Spring, but I'm not seeing any significant moisture here

The temperature is around 80 degrees F today, so I am sweating, the cape of my hat rather moist in places.