Hieroglyphic Mountains

 

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The Trail:

The mostly narrow trail undulates up and down through washes and has steep climbs up mountains with great views from the top.

Rating:

3.0

Runs:

Date: 04/05/2014

Suspension: TeraFlex 2.5" Spring Lift, BFG 35x12.50x17

Photos:

Airing down at the start of the trail:

The trail starts out narrow undulating trail:

Heading down to a wash:

In one of the washes:

We went up the only optional obstacle:

Heading up the obstacle:

Moving along:

One of a few windmills along the trail:

One of the many hills:

coming up another hill:

Getting nicer views as we get higher:

A mine out in the distance:

Another hill to conquer:

Moving along again:

Heading up another hill:

A sharp turn then down hill:

The view is getting better as we get higher:

The last big hill to climb:

Up on the top - Lake Pleasant off to the left:

Another view from the top with Lake Pleasant toward the left just above the Ocotillo:

Another view from up top looking back at the trail and valley:

The trail is pretty narrow with no really good place to eat, so we found a place up top to park and had a barbeque along the road:

Time for a nap after eating:

After lunch back down and into another wash:

Hedgehog cactus blooming:

Shallow mine just off the wash:


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