Shaka Cave

The beginning of the trail is very wide, flat and easy. It heads toward the beautiful Superstition Mountains and goes through a zigzag gate at the fence for the Tonto National Forest. After this, we came to the Lost Goldmine Trail where some people use this to get to the Wave Cave from Lost Goldmine Trailhead. We did see WC painted on a rock with an arrow left. Instead of turning left, we went straight ahead on a narrow, much less used trail, with zero signage. Continue reading Shaka Cave

Avonlea Badlands - Hoodoo, Mars and Milky Way

Avonlea Badlands by Starlight

The Avonlea Heritage Museum hosted another photography workshop featuring the incredibly talented Colin Chatfield last week. He gave a very informative talk about night photography and I’m sure we all learned a lot. Afterward, I led the group out to the Avonlea Badlands (private land, but we had permission) to practice what we had learned. Headlamps and flashlights enabled us to see the way and … Continue reading Avonlea Badlands by Starlight