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Old 01-08-2013, 10:10 PM   #21
rider914
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A few pics from Day 2.

Rise and shine at Butterfield after a beautiful night. No wind and not near as cold as expected.


Finally packed up and hitting the road (way later than planned due to Shorai shenanigans).


Rolling south on S2.


Regrouping in Vallecito Wash, near intersection of Hollywood and Vine


Starting to get interesting as we head up Tapiado.


Perhaps a Dakar Rally stage will pass thru here


Following in formation.


Ooopsie!


Crossing over from Diablo to Fish Creek.


Top o the dropoff... looking a little rough


Ersin followed me round the sandy side...


... while Rich and Diego chose the main line.


One down


No turning back now.


Uh oh


Pals


All down hill from here.


Dropping into the rocky slot canyon on the way to Fish Creek.


Rich prepares to navigate a narrow boulder-filled step.


Ersin's turn.


Everyone thru safely an waiting for me.


Fish Creek at last. Should be easy going from here on.


Entering Split Mountain.


Ooooo.... Aaaaah....


We hustled out to Ocotillo Wells, ~2 hours late, in search of The Kug

More later...

-M
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