Francis Rogers Mountain (Baldy Mountain)

Francis Rogers Mountain as seen from near the start

Low on the ridge, the peak is still a distance away

Inching higher

Above the last saddle

Cholla and saguaro

More saguaro

More cholla and saguaro as I get ever higher up

More of the same

Cholla close-up, the false summit is ahead

Now the real top is in view

Summit cairn

View north

Lake Pleasant looking east

Starting the descent

Now I see the tops of the cactus

Lower down on the ridge

This is what I parked next to

Interesting rock fracture; Plaque at summit honoring Ms. Rogers


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