Waterman Peak
April 23, 2016

View of the peak from Johnston Mine Road

The initial canyon that we hiked

Zoom image of Bighorn sheep, including a young one. Look closely

Looking up from the first saddle

Now looking up from a higher saddle. Note that the palo verde and ocotillo are lower down, the saguaro higher up

A memorial for a helicopter pilot, Loren Leonberger, killed in a crash in the area, January 2011

The summit block

Getting closer, the slopes lie back a little

A zoom image showing Coyote, Kitt and Babo

North view of the Silver Bell Mountains, Ragged Top to the right, and in the distance at right, Newman Peak and Picacho Peak, which looks like a cat lying down

Matthias hikes out


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