Arizona Hiking Gallery

Brown's Canyon Hike
Harquahala Mountains Wilderness, AZ
November 16, 2003

Gallery contains 24 photos

Gallery last updated: 2/13/2019

Brown's Canyon Hike: Image 1
Starting up Brown's Canyon under dark skies.
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A view up the canyon.
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A view looking back down the canyon from on top of the old dam.
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Willows growing in the canyon.
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Glenn, Wally, Matt with a Saguaro forest backdrop framed by an Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens).
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Several small pools left over from last week's rain dot the canyon floor.
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A little wall to climb over. First goes Glenn...
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...then Wally...
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...followed by Matt.
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Grasses on the canyon floor.
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Pools of water on the canyon floor.
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Pools of water on the canyon floor.
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One of the very few wildflowers still in bloom.
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Glenn finally finds his Riparian Grove with two Cottonwoods: N 33o51'01.0" W 113o14'50.1"
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Cottonwoods
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Two large Saguaros.
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Grasses growing in the canyon bottom.
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Saguaro bones.
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Closeup of dead Saguaro.
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...even closer.
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Blacktail Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus)
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Blacktail Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus)
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Blacktail Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus)
Brown's Canyon Hike: Image 24
Blacktail Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus)