Well, you don't see this very often. A strong front came through Thursday night, accompanied with wind gusts of over 50mph. Couple that with daily waterings of desert trees which don't allow much root development and....
….you get this and even......
….this. Never seen a healthy Saguaro toppled by the wind. Also took out a Barrel Cactus. Had it fallen the other direction, it would have landed on a car.
In addition to the 5-6 mature trees down, there were.....
….plenty of widow makers hanging overhead.
An entry was temporarily blocked too. But sports fans, a day later and.....
…..it's all back to normal with sun, blue skies and warm temperatures. An epic hike to describe soon.