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Someone has a nest here sheltered against a boulder on top of the hill above my tent I start today's hike by climbing up a hill and looking down at my tent in the little valley at the end of Castle Peaks RoadThumbnails I pass a few brilliant Indian paintbrush plants as I further climb the hills above my tentI start today's hike by climbing up a hill and looking down at my tent in the little valley at the end of Castle Peaks RoadThumbnails I pass a few brilliant Indian paintbrush plants as I further climb the hills above my tentI start today's hike by climbing up a hill and looking down at my tent in the little valley at the end of Castle Peaks RoadThumbnails I pass a few brilliant Indian paintbrush plants as I further climb the hills above my tentI start today's hike by climbing up a hill and looking down at my tent in the little valley at the end of Castle Peaks RoadThumbnails I pass a few brilliant Indian paintbrush plants as I further climb the hills above my tentI start today's hike by climbing up a hill and looking down at my tent in the little valley at the end of Castle Peaks RoadThumbnails I pass a few brilliant Indian paintbrush plants as I further climb the hills above my tent

Packrats? Crap, I forgot to bring my lip balm with me today. This is one mistake I usually make only once on each of Mojave trips.