Joshua Tree & Anza-Borrego November 2022

Tugela

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May 21, 2007
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Seattle
Just returned from a magnificent 10-day trip in the desert. Picked up friends at LAX, enjoyed three days largely off pavement in Joshua Tree with friends who drove down from Denver. Took a layover day in Painted Canyon, then down to Ocotillo to drive the Anza-Borrego overland route from south to north over six days. Hardly saw another vehicle midweek, the solitude of the desert was a treat. Searing sunsets, watching the full moon rise over the ridges, empty trails, scenic hikes, it was just what I needed. Rovers were flawless, I was grateful to have my new springs on the D1 for the extra weight and terrain. Look for future articles about this trip in Overland Journal, OutdoorX4, Land Rover Owner International, Leisure Wheels, and SA4x4.

Photos, in no particular order...

Sandstone Canyon:

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Sunrise at J Tree:

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Ropes Canyon:

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Sandstone Canyon:

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Elephant Knees:

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Ocotillo SVRA:

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Sunrise from San Felipe wash:

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Inspiration Wash:

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Howski

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Oct 19, 2009
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Alabama
Very cool trip. Was just in Palm Springs this past weekend and now I’m upset I didn’t have the change to get out to explore!