One day I headed off for the mountain across the road from camp.
This looks like lichen but it is the "skin" of the rock that has fractured away leaving the true color exposed. It will take a long time for it to turn gray from weathering.
Some cactus find the strangest places to call home. Between a rock and a hard spot?
This looks more like easy living.
Nearing the top and you wonder how he got here.
Well, that's far enough.
Can you see the Little House on the Highway down there?
Click on the picture and you can see it better.