Our Photos from 10-15-08
This is in New Mexico not far from Las Cruces or Alamogordo
These Plants trap the sand around them so when the winds blow the sand away it is trapped around their roots. Thus they can survive.
I think David wanted to ski down this slop. People do use the snow saucers to sled down these slops. So of the slopes are quit high. You should have seen him trying to get back up the slope.
Many bushes and plants do live in this harsh environment. There is an Oak tree that lives here that if its leaves are on the surface it will will survive even if the sands engulf it's trunk. Very interesting area.