Joshua Tree: Skull Rock

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We slept fairly well during the night.  It was not too cold.  However, D and I are realizing that we really should invest in a couple more sleeping pads (we have been making do with two).

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D, n and I made an 85 Degrees run the day before while k was in school.  That is what we had for breakfast.  The consensus was brioche—thumbs up; rose cheese bread—thumbs down.

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We packed up and went to the Visitors Center to pick up the kids’ junior ranger booklets.  We also picked up sandwiches at the adjacent Park Rock Café for lunch later on.

Next we drove to Skull Rock and did a short hike. 

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The weather during the day was actually much colder than I expected.  The wind really added a chill factor, although it did warm up later on in the afternoon.

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This is why it’s called Skull Rock.

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