<<== Looking back toward the Colorado River
<<==Ronin and Beanie in Colorado National Monument
<<== Big Rocks
<<== This is Ephedra, also known as Mormon Tea. It contains "Ephedrine" which is the natural form of "Pseudo-ephedrine" or "Sudafed" and can be used in making a common illegal drug. The folks who drink tea of this plant don't need caffeine as tea made from this makes them really speedy.
<<== Whew. Some of our dogs taking a breather with Susan. Ronin and Beanie (Cockers) in foreground. Portuguese Water dogs and a Golden Retriever.
<<== Beanie and Ronin again.
<<== Kirsten and Beanie and Ronin. Kirsten is sneaking up on a lizard on the rock behind the dogs.
<<== Ronin and Beanie.
<<== Ronin and Beanie
<<== Don't fall. Those green dots are large trees. Drop is several hundred feet.
<<== Pan to right of above.
<<== Pan further right to see Independence Mountain (that spike of rock) several hundred feet tall.
<<== Some large rock formation. Again we're looking down over 1000 feet.