Cabezon Climb

Cabezon Climb

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CABEZON PEAK CLIMB - August 25, 2012

Cabezon Peak
View from near the trailhead
Rest Stop
On the way up Cabezon Peak
A Tale of Talus
Point where hiking turns into climbing and talus hopping

Cabezon Climb 1
Leaving talus behind for more solid rock

Cabezon Climb 2
A short section of Class 3/4

Cabezon Climb 8
Nearing the top

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Summit Group Shot

Cabezon Climb 3
Action shot from hike down. He didn't hurt himself.

Cabezon Climb 4
View to the north
Cabezon Climb 5
Downclimbing a steep section

Cabezon Climb 6
Crew members can be scene making way down talus

Cabezon Climb 7
Almost back to the cars

Rio Puerco Valley
Other volcanic plugs in the Rio Puerco Valley

Cabezon Climb 9
Yours Truly


All in all a fun hike and scramble. August is probably not the best month to make this climb, as it got pretty hot as the day dragged on. Would make a good Fall or even Winter outing. Would also be nice to catch the sunset/sunrise from the top.


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