This will be a short post because I’m sitting at a parking lot at Whitewater Draw wildlife refuge, with enough signal to post, but running out of laptop battery. However, Friday postings must continue!
Chiricahua is nicknamed “the wonderland of rocks” and I totally can see why. About 27 million years ago, a volcano exploded, spewing ash over 1,200 square miles. That ash formed rhyolite, which got cracked as time went on. Ice, water, and wind then did their work to create these fantastic looking things we see today.
Yesterday, I hiked up to Natural Bridge. The hike itself was amazing, the natural bridge, not so much. It was TINY.
How tiny? Go up to the cover photo for this post and look for it. It’s almost dead center in that image. See? Tiny little thing.
The views during the hike were just amazing, and it was hard to not put all 50-something photos here. That bandwidth constraint has saved you 🙂
Of all the photos I took, this was my favorite. I knew the second I took it that it was the winner of the day, and I was only a mile into the hike.
To learn more about Chiricahua, you can visit their website.