Sombrero Peak Area 4/27/2020




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Notice at the entrance to McCain Valley. We still can enjoy BLM trails here.
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Road after the last windmill needs some improvement.
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On the bikers trail.
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Completely of the trail.
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It is a flowery park here.
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One of our SM spots.
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Some of us will climb that 4553 ahead.
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Sombrero Peak view.
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Almost up.
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We cannot get up on the main boulder block so this will do.
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Big boulders here.
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Down at the desert floor is 100F+.
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Ready to start back down but how?
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Steve in rocks.
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Looks like some of the rocks fell down from the top.
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Split egg.
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Lot of interesting rocks here.
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It is beautiful here.
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Back on some trail.
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That ravine was hard to cross.
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Lunch at SM.
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It has a register and we are the first who found it after 21 years.
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Starting back.
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There were several SMs we stopped at.
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Nice flowing water here.
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Blooming bush.
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Almost stepped on it. Not poisonous.
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After hike. Waiting for John.
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John is late so we will do JSHS celebration next week for me and Witís 700.



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.8 Technical: 3.8 Scenic: 3.8 El. 2500'