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To The Old Ore Terminal
1 Beginning the Hike
2 The sign at the Trail Head
3 Walking Up the Wash
4 The Last Trail Sign
5 Starting the Trail
6 Looking Back over the Rio Grande Flood Plain

7 First Ore Bucket

8 Walking up and Down Hills
9 Heartbreak Hills
10 The Last Standing Tower
11 View from Last Standing Tower
12 Looking Back Where You Came

13 The View to Boquillas

14 First View of the Old Ore Terminal
15 Old Ore Terminal!
Hiking Back
16 The Last Tower
17 Trail Heading Away
18 Pretty View
19 Water
20 Post Hike
13 - The View to Boquillas
11:35 am
925 ft <-- -->

This is the view from the head of the canyon. You're looking at half of Boquillas Mexico ; it's the buildings that are partly obscured by the hill on the right, on the other side of the flood plain.

If you look closely, there's a dark spec on the “shoulder” of the left canyon wall. That's the last standing tower you just hiked from.

On our first hike at this spot, my wife was exhausted and one boot was too tight. We broke out the gorp for lunch and sat, protected from the wind by a crevice. I left her to hike around to to see what was on the other side of the canyon. What I saw was…

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