From Montane Lake to Desert Wildflowers

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Apr 202010
 
From Montane Lake to Desert Wildflowers

On Sunday we took a drive into the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson under the auspices of a daylong Girl Scout retreat. That was all good and fun, but the trip also presented the opportunity to photograph Rose Canyon Lake and some amazing desert wildflowers we saw on the way up. Here are a […]

Apr 042010
 
Hiking the Babad Do'ag Trail

On Friday I skipped work to take my daughters hiking with a group of neighbors up the Babad Do’ag Trail, which starts at the first pullout on Catalina Highway once the road starts climbing the Santa Catalinas. It was a beautiful, wildflower-filled day, and the 4-mile roundtrip trail was just right. Here are a few […]

Bear Canyon

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Jul 282007
 
Bear Canyon

This morning the girls and I, with one of their friends, went for a hike on the Bear Canyon trail, adjacent to the more-known Sabino Canyon in the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson. The weather, as it’s been for the last week or more, was cool. No rain there, but lots of rain at […]