Richmond Mountain & Quartzite Peak
March 21, 2021


Richmond Mountain as viewed from where the forest road leaves US-60. The summit is above and behind the rock cliffs

Hiking up the ridge

Agave stalks all leaning


View south

View west at the Apache Peaks

A peak on the San Carlos

Back at the car

Quartzite Peak at left. I went up the slope toward the hill on the right then cut over

Halfway up

Almost to the saddle

The top

North, Apache Peaks and Richmond Mountain

South, East Peak and the Pinal Mountains

West: Crash-up, Nugget and Globe Hill

Hiking down, my car is down there

Hefty cairn on the lower slopes. Probably a corner marker for a mine claim


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