Friday Fitness Hike

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Friday’s hike started at the Wagner Trailhead.  We hiked Wagner to Granite, turned left on Granite, and then hiked up the wash paralleling the Bluff Trail until we got to Pemberton. From there we hiked a short ways on Pemberton, … Continued


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Tiger, in the Wild

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Actually, it’s only the back yard…

Prickly Pear

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Sigma 180mm f/2.8 Test Shots

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Panorama from Last Friday’s Hike

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Today’s hike was rained out, so here’s a panoramic photo from last Friday’s hike:  

More Barnhardt “Snow and Ice” Photos from 2012

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I took these photos about a year ago.  I wasn’t especially happy with the way the original edits turned out, so I decided to edit a few of them again.  Only one of these, the first one, is sort of … Continued

Friday Fitness Hike

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Ranger Amy had scheduled two consecutive Friday hikes at the North Trail.  She suggested that I and those wanting to do a longer hike take a look at the newly opened Escondido Trail.  We started our hike from the Lousely … Continued

Four Peaks: A View from the Nursery Tank

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Owl Release at McDowell Mountain Park

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  Amy released a pair of owls at the Nursery Tank on Saturday night.  These were young owls who had been either injured or abandoned.  Amy hopes that these owls will stay in the park, hopefully near the Nursery Tank. … Continued

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