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Beyond Willow Spring, my goal is to hike over the hills and be back at my campsite at the end of Castle Peaks Road before dark

Beyond Willow Spring, my goal is to hike over the hills and be back at my campsite at the end of Castle Peaks Road before dark I open the wooden lid on the concrete cistern at Willow Spring, and a bit of water stares back up at meThumbnailsOn the way up out of Willow Wash, I hike through the first of several small water-carved drainages in the rocksI open the wooden lid on the concrete cistern at Willow Spring, and a bit of water stares back up at meThumbnailsOn the way up out of Willow Wash, I hike through the first of several small water-carved drainages in the rocksI open the wooden lid on the concrete cistern at Willow Spring, and a bit of water stares back up at meThumbnailsOn the way up out of Willow Wash, I hike through the first of several small water-carved drainages in the rocksI open the wooden lid on the concrete cistern at Willow Spring, and a bit of water stares back up at meThumbnailsOn the way up out of Willow Wash, I hike through the first of several small water-carved drainages in the rocksI open the wooden lid on the concrete cistern at Willow Spring, and a bit of water stares back up at meThumbnailsOn the way up out of Willow Wash, I hike through the first of several small water-carved drainages in the rocks

I check my GPS and decide to follow a small drainage out of Willow Wash that briefly heads toward the cliffs here before climbing a hill to the left (eastward).