Eagle Mountain

An impressive, free-standing desert peak in Amargosa Valley, California

distance- 3 miles; elevation gain- 1800 feet (for a GPS profile click here)

March 30, 2006

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01Eagle Mtn from Hwy 190

02Eagle Mtn close-up

03Eagle Mountain at sunset

04The next day

06In Amargosa River

07On route to the mtn

08Pyramid Peak in distance

09Colors

10Hiking up

11Hiking up

12By Red Barrel Cactus

13It is steep

14The way up

15Traversing

16Another Barrel Cactus on route

17Traversing

18It is steep

19Hiking up

20Cliffs

21Cliffs

22Traversing

23The way up

24Traversing

25Downclimbing

26Peek-a-Boo

27Baby Chuckwalla

28Baby Chuckwalla

29With baby Chuckwalla

30Peek-a-Boo

31Photographing Chuckwalla

32Baby Chuckwalla

33Photographing Chuckwalla

34Hiding again

35Falcons nest high up on cliff

36Nest close-up

37Prairie Falcon

38Prairie Falcon

39On route to ridge

40The ridge

41On the ridge

42A look back

43On route to the summit

44On the ridge

45Pyramid Peak in distance

46Pyramid Peak close-up