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4 by photographer avatarSunDevil3
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Meadow Trail #5ATucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar May 27 2018
SunDevil3
Hiking1.90 Miles 350 AEG
Hiking1.90 Miles   2 Hrs   30 Mns   0.95 mph
350 ft AEG      30 Mns Break30 LBS Pack
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My family had never been to Lemmon so took the drive down to enjoy the scenery and get in a little hiking.

I should probably have done this little Meadow/Lemmon Trail loop clockwise as that would appear to make for a more gradual ascent in the latter part of the hike. As it was, we went counter-clockwise (I had my Roger Clyne hat on so I couldn't help myself) and ended up burning out my kid's energy level before the somewhat steep ascent back to the car. I ended up carrying not only enough water and food for the family up the last stretch but part of the family as well-- my 4-year old decided enough was enough and so I had her on my front and my pack on my back.

Beautiful day and a great time overall-- I had not been to Lemmon in over a decade and had forgotten how beautiful it is.
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