Red Rock Canyon, Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, California
 

Red Rock Canyon, Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, California

The red fruit of this cactus can be eaten. You should, however, burn off the spines (and there are a lot of them) before picking the fruit.

The red fruit of this cactus can be eaten. You should, however, burn off the spines (and there are a lot of them) before picking the fruit.

Red Rock Canyon

2006-02-04 14:11

Red Rock Canyon
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, California

Falcon View Estates - an expensive community in the Santiago Canyon.

Falcon View Estates - an expensive community in the Santiago Canyon.

Red Rock Canyon

2006-02-04 16:02

Red Rock Canyon
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, California

As the wind enters the canyon from the north it gets compressed and accelerates. The resulting flow is powerful enough to wear down the rock, creating this smooth, buckled surface.

As the wind enters the canyon from the north it gets compressed and accelerates. The resulting flow is powerful enough to wear down the rock, creating this smooth, buckled surface.

Red Rock Canyon

2006-02-04 14:53

Red Rock Canyon
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, California

View south from the northern end of Red Rock Canyon.

View south from the northern end of Red Rock Canyon.

Red Rock Canyon

2006-02-04 15:05

Red Rock Canyon
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, California

A dry flowbed at the southern end of the canyon.

A dry flowbed at the southern end of the canyon.

Red Rock Canyon

2006-02-04 15:22

Red Rock Canyon
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, California