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Brendan Ross
Mar 23, 2016 near Mesquite, NM
The Wilderness Study Area of the Sierra Vista Trail is unexpectedly verdant. Hundreds of desert plants surround the path, including the Spanish daggers seen here. Devastated by an unusually cold winter a few years ago, they're now making a comeback and will soon grow up to twenty feet in height.  


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Sierra Vista Trail

30.7 mi 49.4 km
Las Cruces, NM