We left Tucson on Friday night at around 8:30

And we didn't get the tent set up until almost 2:30 in the morning. It only should have been about a six hour drive into the Gila National Forest in New Mexico, but a 55MPH speed limit, darkness, and an abundance of roadside deer stretched it out.

All weekend we used my Tentsile Stingray which is great for warm weather camping. Three trees spaced out in the right pattern lets you pitch the tent almost anywhere. It was a little chillier than we anticipated. Nighttime lows dropped into the 30's and the air moving under the tent meant we had almost no insulation. So yeah, we were a little cold.

Our trip took us up through the Gila National Forest, through the Pueblo of the Zuni to reach El Morro National Monument, and El Malpais National Monuments. On the way we camped at Cosmic Campground, the campsite at El Morro, and at Quemado Lake.

Driving home we spotted the sweet little Ford Bronco near the end of the gallery. I'm not telling exactly where it is. I'll head back out there and snag it someday.

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