Clicking the pics requires more curiosity than common sense.
I had to get up mighty early, and climb up some rocks to get these pictures. I have the Sandhill Cranes to thank for getting me in the habit of waking up early. And my own stupidity to thank for climbing up on rocks in the dark.
I poked my head out the window early this morning, and there were a few clouds in the sky which gave me a chance at getting a snapshot of an interesting picture for a change.
So I got dressed as quick as I could and put on my sneakers. Normally this time of the morning, I would just put on my slippers and walk outside, take a couple of snapshots and be back in the bronco in a few minutes. But in my current boondocking spot, on the west side of the park I had some walking and a little bit of climbing to do to make my way through the boulder field, to the East side of the park where the sun was rising.
I got there and back okay. Getting there was a little iffy since it was sorta light enough to walk, but I probably could've used a flashlight. But fortunately, I've clambered over these rocks before, so I had a pretty good idea of how to do it in partial darkness.
Changing the subject... I think I'm only going to stay here for another night or two. After that, I want to go over to Caballo State Park, which is right next to I-25, a little south of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico and see what the boondocking situation is now. They used to have plenty of boondocking, but the bat flu, and Reserve America, have changed things a lot, and I would like to stay at Caballo for a few days to see what the boondocking situation is currently, and then beat feet over to Elephant Butte to avoid the holiday rush.
There was barely any clouds, so the sunrise wasn't all that interesting. But that's all I was going to get, so I enjoyed it
Since I was up this early and had nothing to do after I took these pictures, I decided to walk around the park on the main road.
I don't know how far it was, but it gave me something to do early in the morning.
But it was far enough that I was definitely glad to get back home.