good hike but too hot

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User: sandew - 5/30/2010

Location: Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Doeskin Ranch

Rating: 3stars
Difficulty: 3stars  Solitude: 4stars
Miles Hiked: 3.70 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A


mistake starting out at 11am didn't finish until 1:30, ran out of water and the heat was too much for the un-treed outer loop (Indian grass).  Only wildlife out in the heat was a few lizards.  Glad the creed was there on the trip back as we got our sweat cloths wet to cool us off.

There were lots of  wooden signs going out to the last loop.  Found a lot of rock markers along the Indiangrass loop, but as we exited that loop, there were no signs to go left or right to connect to the loop back to rimrock.  We went left, but right probably connected was hot and we were tired, so the shortest route would have been nice.  Needed tio print out the map next  time.

Will do this again next fall/winter when it's cooler.

Area around Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Doeskin Ranch
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