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Friday Fitness Hike

Mike and I hiked 11.8 miles on Friday starting from the Four Peaks Trailhead. It was a cloudy morning – we walked through some light rain showers midway through the hike.

Looking toward the Superstitions (on the left) from the parking area:

A view of the McDowells from T-Bone Ridge (which is part of the Technical Loop):

Mike spotted this prickly pear which appeared to be growing out of a chain fruit cholla. This growth was several feet off of the ground and there did not appear to be a separate cholla plant growing up from below. Discussion on hikearizona.com suggests that this may be an example of a crested chain fruit cholla.

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