We chose the SanTan Trail and Moonlight Trail for our hike at SanTan Mountain Regional Park. It was a 6.2 mile loop to help us train for The Wave in about a month.
Wendy even managed to touch the skin of this saguaro without getting pricked.
Our crew stopped for a break on the trail.
We all giggled at this guy, “Just like Quebec’s 2017 Christmas tree!”
It’s hard to say what resides inside the skeleton of a cholla.
Alien landing pads past the southernmost part of the trail.
Barb and Richard stand at the base of this giant saguaro cactus.
Cholla cactus almost looks fuzzy enough that you might want to pet it – not!
Barb leading the pack.
And more cactus!
I have to hurry before they lose me. My feet need the hot tub.