Hiking, camping and 4WD in the Mojave Desert, Death Valley and Eastern Sierra

These days I'm driving a Toyota FJ Cruiser on desert dirt roads instead of the 10-ton bicycle of all those years past–and then hiking from there. Things change!

Manuel Fernandez and Santander Celis from Spain were here in 1972

1145-granite-mountains-wilderness.jpg I arrive at the water tank and find an old trough hiding in the grass, containing much sand Thumbnails The leaning Cowtrack Spring water tank: so far, I'm not seeing any water anywhere I arrive at the water tank and find an old trough hiding in the grass, containing much sand Thumbnails The leaning Cowtrack Spring water tank: so far, I'm not seeing any water anywhere I arrive at the water tank and find an old trough hiding in the grass, containing much sand Thumbnails The leaning Cowtrack Spring water tank: so far, I'm not seeing any water anywhere I arrive at the water tank and find an old trough hiding in the grass, containing much sand Thumbnails The leaning Cowtrack Spring water tank: so far, I'm not seeing any water anywhere I arrive at the water tank and find an old trough hiding in the grass, containing much sand Thumbnails The leaning Cowtrack Spring water tank: so far, I'm not seeing any water anywhere

I wonder when this tank last held water.