Home - 2007 - Christmas in Arizona - Hiking the Black Mesa Loop Trail

Photographer: Josh Eckels

The first junction

Holey cactus


A stream in the desert


Hardly a cloud in the sky

More rocks

Black Mesa (on the left)

The trail meanders on

Approaching Weaver's Needle

Weaver's Needle

Roughly the halfway point

Desert slime

Cholla bulbs

Outlined saguaro

Budding saguaro

Cholla skeleton

Cholla forest

Another view of Weaver's Needle

Dead saguaro

Dusk starting to think about settling in


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