The same cold air that has moved in to Ohio swept through the western US too, leaving a few showers around here.
After some overnight rain, I looked out and saw snow was reinforced on the mountains, probably at the 7500' level and higher.
After a day off, I headed to a new area I had not previously checked out, the Tortilino Mountains. A Javelina trotted across the path, which you can see above, middle up. Gruesome creatures.
A saguaro that for some reason died. Below is a more healthy specimen with a view to the southwest. Only hiked 2 miles as I had a 12 mile hike planned for the next day. After all the walking and boulder hopping of the past few weeks, my feet are feeling the effects. I heard from Marty today, he rode with Tommy Danielson. I hear the United Healthcare pro team is coming down from Phoenix to spank the Saturday Shootout guys.