Like the sign says...
Don't know if this was an actual bone or a cast but the sign nearby said "Dinosaur quarry"
Me with the dinosaur bone (photo by Shaggy)
The trailhead for Black Mesa
Shaggy is ready to go
The initial couple of miles were very flat but offered no shade
The markers all had weird distances on them
It was about 100 degrees by the middle of our hike
photo by Shaggy
You can see the switchbacks curving around the mound in the center
Trying to make my own shade (photo by Shaggy)
Shaggy taking in the scenery
Looking down from the mesa
Shaggy atop the mesa... I was suffering from heat exhaustion and trailing behind on this one
Summit marker for Black Mesa, my 29th state highpoint
Black Mesa was Dave's 27th state highpoint
Finding a little shade
I look a little red, don't I?
On the road after our hike...
Shoo cows, don't bother me