It’s warm and sunny, but very windy a lot of the time. We try to hike at least four miles a day. We headed out on one of the many gravel roads criss-crossing the mountains, then ventured off into a little canyon or dry wash.
There must be episodes of very heavy rainfall from all the erosion evidence.
Not all holes in the rock are man made! The man made mine entrances have piles of tailings spilling from them.