Hart Peak (5543 feet)

Castle Mountains, California (near Cal-Nev-Ari)

March 20, 2006

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01Castle Mountains with Hart Peak

02Our goall for today

03Hawk and Castle Peaks

04Hawk taking off

05Weather is clearing up

06Building a cairn

07A look back

08In the Valley of the Hawks

09Hiking up

10Hiking up Valley of the Hawks

11Juniper trees

12Summit comes to view here

13Peek-a-boo rock

14Peeking through

15More desert plants on the way up

16We need to go down to go up

17Heading down

18A nice spot

19Our downclimb now far in the back

20Now off to the summit

21Balancing Rock

22Mojave Yucca

23Hiking up

24Chalcedony-agate

25Notice plant growing inside

26Vistas

27Castle Peaks on horizon

28Castle Peaks in New York Mtns

29On the way up to the ridge

30Yet another nice spot

31Cave Arch

32In the Lions Den

33Looking down at Cave Arch

34On route to the ridge

35View from the ridge