Linda and I hiked a little over eight miles on Friday. Starting from the Wagner Trail, we hiked Wagner, left on Granite, down Bluff to Stoneman Wash, then south on Stoneman Wash. We hiked through the competitive track area, and then returned via Cinch, Pemberton, and Tortoise.
The view shortly before sunrise…
A view of Red Mountain from near the Wagner Trailhead:
Topaz Impression applied to a sunrise photo…
A large saguaro in Stoneman Wash:
The remains of a burned tree in Stoneman Wash:
Linda spotted this rattlesnake in Stoneman Wash:
Recent rain has caused the Senna to bloom.
A view of Four Peaks:
Weaver’s Needle and the Flatiron in the distance: