Mount Ballard & Fissure Peak
March 23, 2012

Ballard (left) and Fissure Peaks as viewed from Old Divide Road

The peaks as seen from the lower ridge

The not-that-exciting top of Mount Ballard

Looking over at Fissure Peak

Approaching Fissure Peak's top

Fissure Peak's summit, with cairn, cactus, and view of the Huachucas and the San Pedro River valley

Looking south at Cerro San Jose in Mexico

Now looking back at Mount Ballard

One more view of the peaks as I descend

Obelisk at Mule Pass (the inscription is incorrect: it's not the Continental Divide)


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