Mike, Janet, Nancy, Heather, and Sue joined me for a 10.5 mile hike out to the Dixie Mine. We continued on up the wash until we got to the Prospector Trail. From there we hiked up to the Bell Pass Trail, over to the Windmill Trail, then to Coachwhip, and back on Dixie Mine.
A view from the sidewalk, through the gated community, as we neared the trailhead.
The view from the wash as we approached the panel of petroglyphs.
Mike, Heather, Janet, Sue, and Nancy
Approaching the waterfall…
Bees were drawn to the puddle forcing us to take a somewhat steeper path than normal.
Saguaros on the Prospector Trail.
A view of the Fountain from the Bell Pass Trail.
Looking back towards Thompson Peak from the Windmill Trail.
Hedgehog Cactus on the Windmill Trail.
Looking down the wash from the Windmill Trail.
A view of Weaver’s Needle and the Flatiron through saguaros on the Coachwhip Trail.
A dead tree with Four Peaks in the background.