Marcy and John Beard Picture Set #25 - 12/30/2007
Big Bend trip with Jason and Sheila
On the first afternoon we hiked to see the Window view - awesome!
John the mountain goat
Ascending on the Marufo Vega trail
A view down to the Rio Grande
A cave that Jason wants to explore next time
At the start of the Elephant Tusk hike
We didn't agree on how to approach the climb
Elephant Tusk from the correct approach
Jason at the top!
John at the top!
Look at that ridge!
John surfing a rock down a scree slope - don't try this at home, kids
It was really cold all week
Sheila's morning of relaxation
A nice hike up to Ernst Tinaja
Hot Springs, baby!
At the top of Emory Peak, the high point in Big Bend
With a group of Austinites, about to ride trails in Lajitas
On the morning of our climb up Casa Grande
Group shot with Barry, our guide up Casa Grande
Watching Jason's car leaving the Basin to head toward the Hot Springs
At the top of Casa Grande
Looking down into the Basin
Another way to descend a scree slope
Yeah! I made it down a scree slope (albeit an easy one)
The Boot near the South Rim
On thin ice
Checking out Elephant Tusk through binoculars from the South Rim
One of our campsites in the Basin
Closed Canyon hike
Thinking about sneaking into Mexico...
...to buy a pinata!!
A telescope at McDonald Observatory
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