Turkey Knob

March 31, 2010

A picturesque hike and short, unique scramble

Henry Mountains

The Henry Mountains rise over 6,000 feet above the desert floor to the west. The snow capped peaks form a beautiful backdrop during the spring.

Turkey Knob before sunrise

Turkey Knob as seen from the 4x4 road to the east just before sunrise.

Henry Mountains & Turkey Knob.

The white Henry Mountains both mirror and contrast with red Turkey Knob.

North ridge

Turkey Knob as seen from the base of its crumbly norrth ridge. Is it dirt or is it rock? 

Lower sub-summit

View of Turkey Knob's lower sub-summit from the true summit. The red and white stripes are incredible!

Summit formation

Turkey Knob's true summit.

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