Almost everything is packed up now, so it's time to take the tent down and make departure from Butcher Knife Canyon official
Date: April 30, 2008, 12h26
Red cactus flower buds near my tent
I've seen quite a few cactus flowers already on this trip, but these tight red buds have a glossiness that makes them look like plastic. I'm stopping to see if maybe they are just some kind of foreign matter that got stuck to the plant.