Once past the big thicket, I climb back down into the Malpais Spring wash past a patch of orange desert mallows
Date: May 25, 2010, 11h45
Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness: I take a short energy-bar and water break at the turnout along Nevada 164
I must be tired already; I bang my head on the sign while parking my bicycle! McCullough Mountains in the distance. Not today, but maybe on the way back? I put on my sweater and transfer two litres of water from my water bag to my now-empty Camelbak.