|Four photos at the summit.
FIRST: Looking out toward Scotsdale and some of the smaller peaks that are part of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve.
SECOND: More mountains in the park.
THIRD: Phil poses with Camelback Mountain in the background.
FOURTH: The grand view of the downtown areas of Phoenix with South Mountain (left) and Sierra Estrella (right) behind.
My visit to Arizona was part of a one-week getaway.
I spent time a lot of time outdoors, photographing desert scenery.
Days after this hike, I also summited Picketpost Mountain and
Most importantly, I had good times with new and old friends throughout Phoenix.
I still believe Picacho Peak
is my all-time favorite Arizona climb, but this was a good one as well.