Friday’s hike was somewhat over seven miles. We hiked the North Trail, the Chuparosa Trail, and part of the Pemberton (out to Cedar Tank).
One of the things we noticed on this hike is that we’re starting to see fall colors in the ocotillo – many of the leaves had turned a golden yellow color.
We saw more flowers this week too!
Another golden ocotillo…
Linda, Janet, and Nancy examine an unusual saguaro. Most saguaros do not have arms so close to the ground. We thought it interesting, too, that there’s a fairly small arm near the ground.
Looking up at the saguaro in the previous picture: