Venus 60mm Test Shots

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Testing a new lens…

Sunday Hike – Wood Canyon & Eurodog Valley

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Bob, Marilyn, Nick, and I attempted to hike Wood Canyon – Upper Rim on Sunday. We hiked a mile or so out when Bob was stung by bees. (I got stung by just one bee.) We weren’t sure how Bob … Continued

Friday Hike – Mt Peeley Summit

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Bob, Nick, Bill, Denise, Linda, and I hiked to the top of Mt Peeley on Friday.  The ascent consists of roughly two miles of hiking on the Arizona Trail (which is the Mazatzal Divide Trail through that section) followed by … Continued

Friday Hike – Granite Mountain

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We did an 8+ mile route on Friday, March 20 starting at the Granite Mountain Trailhead. We hiked the following trails: Bootlegger, Saddlehorn, (left on) Granite Mountain Loop, Balanced Rock, (right on) Cholla Mountain Loop, Branding Iron, (left on) Granite … Continued

Friday Hike – Weaver’s Needle Loop from Peralta Trailhead

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Friday’s hike on March 13 started from the Peralta Trailhead.  Bill, Bob, Janet, and I did a thirteen mile route around Weaver’s Needle. (Marilyn joined us for the first part of the hike.) Starting at the Peralta Trailhead, we hiked … Continued

Friday Hike – Picketpost Mountain Summit

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On Friday, March 6, Bob, Allen, Janet, Bill, and I hiked to the summit of Picketpost Mountain. Allen sent me this plot of the elevation profile from our hike: Here is a plot of our hike (also from Allen). We … Continued

Monsoon Photo from September 7, 2012 – Three Edits

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Here are three edits of a monsoon photo from a hike that we did on September 7, 2012.  We ended up hiking through monsoon rains a short time after the photo was taken. This version, below, is my most recent … Continued

Friday Fitness Hike

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Friday’s hike started at the Tom’s Thumb Trailhead at the end of 128th St.  We hiked up to Tom’s Thumb and then took the Tom’s Thumb Trail east to the Scottsdale side of the mountain. We hiked down to the … Continued