Merriam Crater
September 11, 2010

Merriam Crater and its crater as seen from Leupp Road

The lower road, where the gradient is not as steep

The slopes were covered in golden tickseed flowers

At the North Bench, the gradient gets very steep

From the summit, looking south at the North and South Sheba cones

Now looking west at Humphreys and O'Leary

The actual summit cairn

Looking east, it's miles and miles of high desert and mesa country

There's my truck!

A parting shot


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