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Sat 28-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

Our night on Mustang Island was quite unsettled.  The van rocked and rolled all night in the wind and rain. In the morning the weather was calmer and after... more

More Crazy Weather

Fri 27-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

We left Junction, TX and headed east where we began to encounter light rain and temperatures dropping to freezing.  By heading south at San Antonio we found warmer... more

South Llano River SP

Thu 26-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

It was very cold in the morning (34 degrees) but it soon warmed up. With the temperature at 54 degrees and the sun shining we set off on a loop walk through the... more

Ft. Stockton East

Wed 25-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

After the temperatures warmed up (it was 28–degrees when we awoke) and the sun came out, we headed east on I-10.  The scenery was typical for the area... more

Hoar Frost

Tue 24-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

This morning the skies were still overcast and the air was cold (low 30s), but we decided it was time to leave Big Bend and start north and east.  The roads... more

Big Bend Weather

Mon 23-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

Everyone talks about the weather in Big Bend.  How different it is from elevation to elevation.  How quickly it can change.  When hiking we have learned... more

Lost Mine Trail

Sun 22-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

After leaving the campground, we stopped at the trailhead for the Lost Mine Trail.  The morning was cool and breezy so the hike up (1300 feet elevation gain over... more

Window Trail

Sat 21-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

Our hike today was along a canyon that is the only outlet from the Chisos Basin.  The hike, about 5 miles round trip, took us to the end of the canyon where any... more

Chisos Basin

Fri 20-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

We left Big Bend Ranch State Park and traveled east about fifty miles to Big Bend National Park.  The trip took us through an area of ranches and one small town,... more

Closed Canyon Hike

Thu 19-Feb-2015 Texas, Travel | 0 comments

We spent the day hiking on the south side of the park.  There are so many hikes to take here, but we did just the ones that are off FM 170 on the south side of the... more