We hiked 11.8 miles on Friday starting at the Wagner Trailhead. We hiked these trails (in order): Wagner, Granite, Delsie, Gooseneck, Rock Knob, Pemberton, Bluff Trail Wash, Granite, Bluff, Granite, and Wagner.
Christmas Cholla on the Granite Trail:
Mike and Amy on the Delsie Trail:
Mike, Kelly, Bill, Laura, Amy, Bob, and Linda:
A view of Four Peaks from the Gooseneck Trail:
Some flowers are already starting to bloom!
More views from the Gooseneck Trail…
A view of Rock Knob from the Rock Knob Trail:
I think we were still on the Rock Knob Trail for this shot:
A view of Rock Knob from the Pemberton Trail:
Views from the Bluff Trail Wash:
Linda spotted this Queen of the Night plant on the Bluff Trail. She saw another one perhaps 200 feet later.
Earlier in the hike, Amy spotted this hawk:
It’s not a very good shot, but here it is shortly after taking flight: