A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Day 42

Today's attempt to reach The Wall failed also.  The sand dunes were too much for my bike and I to pass through.  They are made up of really fine soft deep sand.  I was having so much trouble with them I didn't think of taking a photo.  Maybe another day.  

So here is a little bit about where I am at Pilot Knob.  The name most likely was given by early pioneers as this "knob" is about the only thing out here and something that can be seen from miles away.  So they used it a guide point.

In more recent times the area was used as a training ground for troops in World War 2.

I think Pilot Knob could be well known for it's sunsets also.


Spare Parts and Pics said...

Wow, that might be the most beautiful sunset I've ever seen! So interesting how Patton seemed to cover huge areas of the desert for troop training. I've been out to some really remote areas, and always Patton has been there ahead of me!

biebkriebels said...

What a beautiful sunset!

s.c said...

A great spot to use for desert war training.

RedPat said...

Love the sunset. Glad you didn't get into any troubles at the border!