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 I begin dismantling the tent by removing the large rocks that I placed inside at the corners One other unavoidable item around the Butcher Knife corral is small droppingsThumbnailsAlmost everything is packed up now, so it's time to take the tent down and make departure from Butcher Knife Canyon officialOne other unavoidable item around the Butcher Knife corral is small droppingsThumbnailsAlmost everything is packed up now, so it's time to take the tent down and make departure from Butcher Knife Canyon officialOne other unavoidable item around the Butcher Knife corral is small droppingsThumbnailsAlmost everything is packed up now, so it's time to take the tent down and make departure from Butcher Knife Canyon officialOne other unavoidable item around the Butcher Knife corral is small droppingsThumbnailsAlmost everything is packed up now, so it's time to take the tent down and make departure from Butcher Knife Canyon officialOne other unavoidable item around the Butcher Knife corral is small droppingsThumbnailsAlmost everything is packed up now, so it's time to take the tent down and make departure from Butcher Knife Canyon official

Staking down the tent here didn't work (and often doesn't in the desert), due to sand and gravel on the surface and hard-as-rock earth beneath that layer.