Cactus? Sagebrush? A Tumbling Tumbleweed??
Yup… that ol’ excitement… the same way I feel every morning when I get to read and comment on yet another ripping installment of the Trail-verse… Where we learn more here by accident than elsewhere by design.
I will say it again… those are some big-ass tents given their relatively small packs with unpadded straps… No clothes but what they have on, I am guessing, and what they are doing for cooking and food one can only guess.