Friday, August 17, 2012

Mt Lemmon

One Saturday
167 miles
+8,004 ft of elevation change
46 degree temperature drop

First we met up with some friends:

We drove for a bit and gradually the terrain gave way from rocky outcroppings dotted with saguaros to scrubby bushes and manzanita trees.  Eventually, we ran into pine trees.

Near the top of the mountain we parked.

And it started raining.  I was freezing!

And then it was time to go back down the mountain.  Eeeck!


bnicholson said...

This looks like so much fun! Hope it wasn't difficult driving those gorgeous cars in the rainy weather. I think you should spend a lot more time on Mt. Lemon for the temperatures alone.

bnicholson said...

That is really quite a dramatic elevation change, no wonder the temps dropped.

Serafina said...

What a cool view!