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Looking to the south, I'm now in the upper part of that small valley between two Castle Peaks pinnacle `groups`

Looking to the south, I'm now in the upper part of that small valley between two Castle Peaks pinnacle `groups` I get close to the slot in the hills and will hike up to the little pass between them at upper-rightThumbnails I walk up a boulder-strewn drainage area toward that pass in the Castle PeaksI get close to the slot in the hills and will hike up to the little pass between them at upper-rightThumbnails I walk up a boulder-strewn drainage area toward that pass in the Castle PeaksI get close to the slot in the hills and will hike up to the little pass between them at upper-rightThumbnails I walk up a boulder-strewn drainage area toward that pass in the Castle PeaksI get close to the slot in the hills and will hike up to the little pass between them at upper-rightThumbnails I walk up a boulder-strewn drainage area toward that pass in the Castle PeaksI get close to the slot in the hills and will hike up to the little pass between them at upper-rightThumbnails I walk up a boulder-strewn drainage area toward that pass in the Castle Peaks

Not a lot of wildflowers here, but this white Mojave thistle (Cirsium neomexicana) is doing fine.