Linda and I hiked a 12 mile loop starting from the Wagner Trailhead. Sara hiked most of it with us, but she needed to return early.
This is a view of Red Mountain from the Pemberton Trail:
Four Peaks in the background with some hills near the Sport Loop in the foreground:
The ocotillos are in bloom too!
Linda identified this as a Pincushion Flower:
Shortly before this point, Sara hiked back via the Pemberton while Linda and I tramped through some washes…
We noticed some dirt-fall in this area. There’s a big chunk of this wall which looks like it might fall sometime soon. I took this photo after we passed that section. It looked worse as we approached it.
Linda noticed this rock as we continued on…
This is a view of Red Mountain from the Tonto Tank Trail:
I think this is Sandwash Groundsel:
More poppies. We weren’t sure what the magenta colored plant behind it was.
Desert Mistletoe berries: