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September 15, 2009

As close as it is to the LA area, Joshua Tree has a lot of space and some nice day hikes.  I started off with Ryan Mountain and then did two other double digit milers.  The Joshua Trees are striking, and there are hikes into Palm Oases that are interesting as well.  Lot of campgrounds, but this is not a place one wants to be at the height of summer.   Rainfall the year before I came was about two-thirds of one inch.  That’s right.  Less than an inch.