April 14, 2018
The Belmont Range
View as we walk in along the road
Typical terrain on the ridge
Mattias scrambles up one steep rocky section
The last little bit to the summit ridge
View of the summit from a ridgepoint
Last slope below the summit
View west of the summit ridge. In back are Sugarloaf (with the white cliff) and Black Butte (the black sloping peak). Farther in back are the Harquahala Range and way in back is the Harcuvar Range
Southwest view of the ridge we climbed up. Centered is Belmont Mountain. In back to the left is Burnt Mountain
South view, with Palo Verde Hills, Saddle Mountain and Burnt Mountain
East view, with the White Tanks in back
Montage: cactus flower, benchmark, me, and a cool dust devil we saw driving back. The dust devil was easily 100 feet high.
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