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6 May 2014
McKittrick Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
While in West Texas over spring break, the “Border to Beltway” students took a hike up McKittrick Canyon, in Guadalupe Mountains National Park. This is part of the famed Permian reef complex, the deep reservoir of Texas’s rich endowment of oil. Here, the reef comes to the surface. In fact, it pokes up a good bit into the air: Can you see it? If not, let Marcelo, Robin, and Nicole …