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Monday, January 2, 2012

Early Morning Hike (Glendale AZ)

The trail up the mountain
I did a sunrise hike at Thunderbird Conservation Park this morning in order to avoid the crowds of people enjoying the early-morning solitude of the Sonoran Desert.  There is no solitude, however, because the park is loaded even at first light.  It's hard for me to get used to sharing a trail with so many people when I run into so few on my Chihuahuan Desert hikes.
Sunrise from the top of the mountain


Brown thread trail

Hikers on the switchbacks

Teenaged Saguaro

Saguaros in the rocky Sonoran foothills

Brer Coyote

Talking camouflage

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

It's nice to see Saguros again.

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