We stay parked at Las Conchas by the Cattle Call Wall for a stormy, rainy night. A few other wayward souls see us there and join us, and in the morning a variety of breakfasts are cooked by the fence. After eating our burrito bowls Ann chooses a hike for the day up Cerro Grande. It turns out to be perfect timing for the storms. We hike in sun, identifying flowers and mushrooms, and make it to the top just as the clouds are starting to thunder. We make it down dry, but as we drive down into the valley we witness piles of hail by the road and flooding arroyos. Clearly we missed the wild weather.
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