Magdalena mountains last weekend, by Elizabeth Campbell. This is less than ten miles from us, mountains thrusting up to nearly 11,000 feet from a plain over 6000, between us and Socorro 2500 feet below on the Rio Grande.
|Topping out– telescope on the ridge ahead.|
|Going down toward Water Canyon, a hummingbird appears. Peregrines nest in the cliffs to the right.|
|Looking northeast from the canyon, through Lee’s ranch, at Polvadera Peak.|