I reach a brief detour down and around a washed-out section of this road and it occurs to me that this is an old railway grade
Date: May 18, 2011, 15h27
I ramble along the ridge above Cliff Canyon Spring a bit, and send a few text messages to let folks that all is well
Cell-phone reception up here is not bad. I decide to take shelter behind an old barberry from the strong wind that's beginning to feel cold. The noise of the wind is making it hard to hear my phone messages!