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Aug 12 2022
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42 male
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 Marana, AZ
Alamo Spring Spur LoopTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Jim_H
Hiking5.20 Miles 1,168 AEG
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No tortoises this time, but one Javelina in the wash. Chuparosa is starting to leaf out.
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Aug 10 2022
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Wasson Peak via Sweetwater TrailTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 10 2022
Jim_H
Hiking9.20 Miles 2,180 AEG
Hiking9.20 Miles   3 Hrs   45 Mns   2.57 mph
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Rather hot to start at 4, but the storms built really fast. I was briefly caught in one with a lot of cloud to ground lightning. It came in fast, and moved out as fast. Then it was humid but tolerable for the rest of the hike with great storm views. Near sunset and after the lightning show was incredible.

1 rattler napping on the trail near the same place I heard one last week, just before the saddle, and 5 Javelina scattered in the traverse on descent. Poor-whils still abundant after sunset.
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Aug 08 2022
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42 male
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Alamo Spring Spur LoopTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Jim_H
Hiking5.20 Miles 1,168 AEG
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Set out to see tortoises, and sure enough, I did. Well, 1. Still, pretty reliable for them in summer.

Also, a bonus Gila Monster. Done counter-clockwise. The trail is dry and not overgrown.
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Aug 06 2022
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42 male
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Ladybug Peak from Turkey Flat THTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 06 2022
Jim_H
Hiking4.00 Miles 1,579 AEG
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After a visit to the Angle Orchard it was time for a hike. By 11 AM it was way too humid to enjoy hiking from the Orchard to the summit, so I opted instead to hike from Turkey Flat. Still, way too humid to enjoy. I had the experience, and once was plenty. I also hiked to the Ladybug Saddle and met up with Mike and his friend Jacki, and then returned to the summit, and also continued a short distance down the Bear Canyon Trail, but it was just dense moist nearly tropical forest, so I turned back.

Storm cloud views were nice, though.
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Aug 06 2022
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42 male
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Heliograph Peak LoopTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 06 2022
Jim_H
Hiking4.25 Miles 1,030 AEG
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If you're looking for raspberries, you'll be interested in the upper Arcadia Trail right after it leaves the Shannon Campground. TONS of raspberries lining the trail, which is not overgrown at all. I spent almost 30 minutes stuffing myself with them, until I just didn't want anymore. Cane with fruit continues off and on to the summit. No bears, either.

With the excessive storm activity this summer, this hike is also ridiculously humid. However, it is cooler than hikes below 9,000'. Still, at 10,000' I was drenched. In summer, this might be the mountain's most pleasant easy to access hike.

Despite earlier reports, I was able to hike the trail with no difficulties related to down trees, as hikers have cut fresh paths around the down trees.
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Aug 04 2022
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42 male
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Wasson Peak via Sweetwater TrailTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Jim_H
Hiking9.20 Miles 2,180 AEG
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Warm or cool, depending on your perspective, but definitely not hot for a humid late afternoon and evening Wasson hike. Not bad. Trail isn't overgrown with weeds, so that is good. Really nice after sunset at the TH.
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Aug 01 2022
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Old Baldy Trail #372 to Wrightson SummitTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Aug 01 2022
Jim_H
Hiking10.40 Miles 4,043 AEG
Hiking10.40 Miles   4 Hrs   55 Mns   2.12 mph
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Too stormy the last week to hike this, and the forecast remains stormy the next week. Today was something of a "break day" in storm activity with a 50% chance forecast. I guess I got lucky. Still had rain on me, but it was nothing compared to what I saw in the radar around the mountain. Everything is so wet, no more rain is needed. Sneeze and a flash flood will occur.

Quite a few Hermit Thrushes calling around Josephine Saddle.
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Jul 26 2022
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42 male
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Safford Peak (Sombrero)Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jul 26 2022
Jim_H
Hiking4.00 Miles 1,637 AEG
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Coolish, but very humid. Trail is stable from light rains.
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Jul 24 2022
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Old Baldy Trail #372 to Wrightson SummitTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Jim_H
Hiking10.40 Miles 4,043 AEG
Hiking10.40 Miles   5 Hrs      2.31 mph
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Everything is soaked! So much so that just a minute of hard rain caused the trail to become a muddy creek. Lucky I got that only in the last mile or so. Lush and green, too.

Got out earlier than I normally do and went as fast as I could to summit before it got bad. Half way up to Josephine Saddle, Old Baldy was covered in clouds. The summit was covered in clouds with no view, and lightning was all around it, but distant. I left quickly and it just got worse. Lots of cloud to ground lightning coming over the Crest Trail ridge before I finally got wet nearing the TH. I don't want to repeat this anytime soon, but still good to get out there.
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Absolutely gushing! Probably over 10 gallons per minute.
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Jul 20 2022
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42 male
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Charleston Peak from Trail CanyonVegas, NV
Vegas, NV
Hiking avatar Jul 20 2022
Jim_H
Hiking15.00 Miles 5,000 AEG
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I'm a man of my word. I've told people that I wanted to hike the North Loop to the cliffs and bristlecones to enjoy the forest, the cliffs, the trail, the views, and to experience the mountain, but also that I didn't really care about a 4th summit of Chuck. It would be a crime to pass by the Spring Mts twice on US 95 without hiking this, so returning from Whitney I stayed 2 nights in the area, 1 camping after and 1 in a Hampton Inn before, and made good on my promise to return to this trail. It was great.

My legs were about 90%ish recovered from Whitney, so while pretty tired as the day wore on, I was able to hike up fine. I like the trail, and after last year hiking up from the Ski area, I also think this way is better. Certainly more enjoyable!

Because I was directly under it, and I was skipping Chuck, I tagged Lee Peak on the way out. It was nice, and my second time there. I believe it was my day's high point at roughly 11,289'-11,300'.

Recent rainfall has been abundant! Water was seeping from cracks in the rocks, and the soil is moist. Seems there are a lot of flowers as a result, attracting hummingbirds. Lots of typically curious chickadees, too. Very enjoyable day. I took plenty of breaks, but would have liked more. Stopping and listening on this hike is always enjoyable.

If I was 100% fresh, perhaps I would have moved faster allowing for longer breaks. Also, while I would have missed the last parts of the cliffs, Lee Peak could have made a suitable turn around point which would have been shorter and 95% as good. I recommend that.

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Paintbrush and thistle, both of which attracted a lot of entertaining hummingbirds.

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The log tank appeared as it might have been dry recently. Water was not yet overflowing. However, there was abundant water to filter, and the pipe had a small trickle into it. Lots of seeping water in other places, so the flow may increase with additional rain.
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Jul 18 2022
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42 male
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Patriarch Grove, CA 
Patriarch Grove, CA
 
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Jim_H
Hiking1.75 Miles 500 AEG
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Spent the better part of the day at the Patriarch Grove of Bristlecone Pines in the White Mts. Skipped White Mt Peak, and frankly, after getting a look at it and with the road condition, I likely won't ever hike it. Maybe I will, too, eventually. Who knows?

The Patriarch Grove is great! A nice relaxing way to enjoy the range. I used a route on the site, and added some as I also walked up to the road and explored some of the dead tree areas.

A note about camping: unless you really want to camp up super high, the free Grand View CG is probably the best spot to do so. Otherwise, there were also a few pull-out view points on the main road facing the Owens Valley, but they can be windy as they are exposed.
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Jul 15 2022
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42 male
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Mount Whitney - Mountaineer's RouteSierra Nevada, CA
Sierra Nevada, CA
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Jim_H
Hike & Climb16.00 Miles 6,300 AEG
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Back again for the beast. Been over 11 years since my last time, and almost 14 years since I did this with no snow/winter conditions. Mike got the permit, and I simply had to go. It was Brian's idea, so it was the three of us.

Everyone from our hiking party liked the idea of going up the Mountaineers Route and down the Main Trail. We thought that it would make things more interesting and because the mileage was less we would enjoy it more. I can safely say that none of us feel that way now. About a hundred feet below the notch it started to hail off and on and it continued to do so turning to snow over the next 3 hours. The final 400 is nowhere you want to be in those conditions. Cold, high altitude, wet conditions, slick rock, and fear are something which stays with you. The last 2+ hours were like some of the worst conditions I have experienced on Humphrey in a storm, but with very high altitude and scrambling.

Even before this, I had pretty much thought this was the last time I would ever do this route just because as I'm getting older it's not as much fun. We can blame altitude, but also it's damn steep! Maybe someday many years from now I'll return and hike Whitney using the trail both ways so that I can enjoy a beautiful summit day, but that's probably going to be many many years. If I ever do.

There's an abundance of water despite the drought. Either I had completely forgotten what this area is like in the summer, or because I'm here earlier in the summer water is seeping from lots of rocks and cracks and streams are still flowing really well. Higher up, what I think is called skyrockets had a really nice floral smell. Something I've never smelled before. With the humidity it was quite potent.

I will say that despite now being 13 and 14 years older then the last time I was up here in summer conditions, I moved much faster because of the light day pack. I arrived at upper boy scout lake in about 2 and 1/2 hours and iceberg lake an hour later. Not bad for starting just before 7:00 a.m. It really is nice not to have a heavy backpack.

Unfortunately, the summit was not really that enjoyable because by that point we were in survival mode. There was basically no view to be enjoyed, and I was more concerned about being hit by lightning if we left the shelter. Brian was concerned about his hypothermia. Fortunately, Mike and I were not dealing with that, but everyone was cold.

We knew we were going to get done late and we forced ourselves to leave between about 5:00 and 5:15 p.m. We were able to hike to the bottom of the 99 switchbacks before it got dark but from Trail camp to the trailhead it was slow going by headlamp. And a wonderful 1:00 a.m. finish. Precious memories formed!
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Sky Rockets smelled really nice.

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Jul 14 2022
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Trail PassSierra Nevada, CA
Sierra Nevada, CA
Hiking avatar Jul 14 2022
Jim_H
Hiking3.00 Miles 600 AEG
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A leg stretcher before Whitney. Very pleasant weather, especially compared to the heat on the drive over. Walked across horseshoe meadow and then took the trail to the pass, returning the same way. Storms in the area were an indication for Friday on Whitney. Had a heavy rain in Lone Pine after the hike.
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Jul 09 2022
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Old Baldy Trail #372 to Wrightson SummitTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jul 09 2022
Jim_H
Hiking10.40 Miles 4,043 AEG
Hiking10.40 Miles   6 Hrs   15 Mns   1.98 mph
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A bear is active in the area between Josephine and Baldy Saddle. I noticed a fair amount of rock strewn over the trail while going up. Hiking down I ran into the culprit. A solo bear, probably a male as it lacked cubs, and it was a pretty good size. He was about 50 feet off the trail, turning over rocks and rolling them down hill so I initially thought a deer had heard me and was running down slope away from me. He was not aggressive, but he did not run away and he never really strayed from where I encountered him. I waited in the area, and after a few minutes he actually came back to where I first saw him. I left shortly after.

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Pretty nice day. Great clouds, birds, cicadas, and the bear, too. Hot and humid, buy still okay.
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Jul 03 2022
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Mint Spring Trail #20Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jul 03 2022
Jim_H
Hiking9.39 Miles 2,537 AEG
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An Independence Weekend hike on the Lemmon. Basically, a variation of the Shady Lemmon Loop hike, as shade is abundant on this loop if you hike counter clockwise. Great weather, and not very many people out considering the weekend. No traffic heading up, none coming down (after 9 pm) and no one using the BBQ grills at the picnic area when we got there around 7 PM. We grilled hotdogs and tri-tip after the hike. it was good.

Raspberries along Mint spring near the TH are in season. Perhaps early due to the abundant rain up here over the last few weeks. Everything is wet and all of the creeks, springs, seeps, and rocks seem to be running with water. I was able to filter some nice water from Lemmon Creek, and Mike and Brian sampled the fresh stuff from Quartzite Spring.

Believe it or not, the loss of the overly dense pine reproduction in the WOR seems to have been beneficial. Some older trees also died, but at least dog hair thicket is not in the cards at this point. Things actually looked really nice on the hike. Tons of penstemon and lots of hummingbirds, too.

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Medium, as heavy is probably flood stage, which it may have been at recently judging by the grass and new sand bars.

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More of a seep, but with the current running water it would make no sense to use this.

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A gusher, as always.
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Jun 28 2022
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42 male
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Old Baldy Trail #372 to Wrightson SummitTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jun 28 2022
Jim_H
Hiking12.60 Miles 4,700 AEG
Hiking12.60 Miles   9 Hrs      1.58 mph
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Brian and I returned to hike the loop we intended to do Friday, today. Done clockwise going down the Old Baldy, and we also summited Wrightson, so I logged here. Super humid today as the mountain had a thunderstorm around sunrise. Everything was wet and the mountain looks like it has had it's first solid soaking of summer. We ended up being dry for the entire hike. Heard that same Trogon I did last week in the canyon, or at least another in the same location. A great many other bird were also calling. It was very nice.

Today's hike puts me over 3,900,000' logged. Fitting, as I was rather tired for a lot of this still recovering from Friday's excessively long hike. I probably needed another recovery day. Makes me question trying to cram 2 big hikes together in a few weeks, and it could be better to focus on one.
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Jun 24 2022
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Four Springs Crest Wrightson Roger, AZ 
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Jim_H
Hiking15.90 Miles 5,440 AEG
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A hike intended to be a loop reversing what Brian and I did last time, summiting Wrightson, and descending the Old Baldy Trail. Training for a hopeful Whitney summit in July, all of us opted to do an out and back, so we could "explore" descending a well worn social trail down to Roger's Rock. None of us knew of this trail, before. My longest hike in a good long while. I hope the GPS route borrowed and spliced from Nick and PMStirling is accurate.

Mike and Brian started around 7:30 and I didn't need to start so early, so I left the trailhead at 8:35. Everything went smoothly for me, finding the Pipeline Trail and proceeding up hill past Sylvester Spring, Kent Spring, and on to the Four Springs Trail. I was surprised when I ran into Mike and Brian at 2.2 miles into my hike. They missed the Pipeline Trail off of the Super Duper Trail, and ended up hiking well beyond it, eventually taking an obvious social trail which became the Rogers Rock trails, before hiking up to the Four Springs Trail only a few minutes before I met them.

I was able to hear a Trogon just before Kent Springs, while hiking up in the morning.

Everything went very nicely on the hike and conditions were really great. We stayed dry, but storms built over the Catalinas, and happy clouds were all around us for the day. Only in the evening did a welcome storm approach, but we were basically dry the entire day. Car got a wash on the drive out!

Brian and I hiked to the summit, Mike went to Baldy Saddle and started down ahead of us. We met up back at the saddle on the 4 Springs Trail directly below Pine Saddle. From there, we hiked down to the social trail which we thought might offer a short cut to the Pipeline Trail. Not a shortcut per se, but it took us to Roger's Rock, which was nice, and possibly Madera Springs, before eventually taking us to the Super Trail. If we knew the trails, we could have gone to Kent Spring or the creek crossing just below Sylvester Springs, but we instead hiked upslope (which is basically torture by this point) to the Super Trail, and hiked out on that. Doing so added about 1 mile of total hiking to what we would have done if we stuck with the Four Spring Trail and went down the way I hiked up in the morning, but it was okay. We all heard turkeys as a result. We were back at the trailhead by 7.
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Penstemon up on the crest trail.

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Not sure if this was the spring or not, but the social trail near the camping area has a pool with a trickle. Mike and Brian filtered water from it. It was right on the trail.

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Jun 22 2022
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Sombrero TrailsTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Jim_H
Hiking3.00 Miles 1,200 AEG
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A remarkably cool evening hike because I started in a driving rain as a thunderstorm had moved over Wasson Peak and was grazing the northern edge of the range. It ended up moving out and it dried up, but other storms to the south move north and produced an incredibly beautiful display for the remainder of hike.
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Old Baldy Trail #372 to Wrightson SummitTucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
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Hiking10.40 Miles 4,043 AEG
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A great afternoon hike up Wrightson today. Very uncharacteristic late June weather looked and felt more like August. I enjoyed it. Lots of birds singing mid day, probably because it was cooler and dark with the clouds. A storm fast approaching drove me off the summit in 3 minutes, but I beat the hard rain that seems to have hit the range after I left.

I heard another Trogon in the Canyon about half way from the TH to Josephine Saddle. I still have yet to see one, but if you learn the call you can easily hear them here. Turns out, I have been hearing them for years and just never knew.

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Jun 18 2022
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Sombrero TrailsTucson, AZ
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Jim_H
Hiking3.00 Miles 1,200 AEG
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More like July than June, and it was very nice. Also, not hot at all. Only high 80s by 630. Huge thunderstorm clouds over the Rincons, or to the east of the Rincons, were orange as it neared sunset. Mt Lemmon had almost an inch of rain, but the Solstice is still a few days away!
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