About | Blog | Forums | People | Free Newsletter
Trailspace is a product review site for outdoor enthusiasts. Use it to find and share great gear.

Dayhike around Buffalo Park north of Flagstaff AZ

11:15 a.m. on April 5, 2010 (EDT)
200 reviewer rep
3,925 forum posts

Yesterday I went up to Buffalo Park to see how much snow was left as it had been a few weeks since my last visit there. In early March there was still about 1-2 feet of snow, but yesterday most of it was gone, with just a few small patches of it.

I hiked up the trail going to Mt Elden about 1/3 the way. I stayed close to the huge volcanic boulder area and took these shots of them and some big tree's. The tree shots are sideways as they look dwarfed in normal view. I photostitched them together from shots taken side by side to show their sizes better. The shot of Buffalo Park is false-colored because I had forgotten to turn my camera meter back on when I took the shots.


Some of the large boulder and the tree's in them


A tall pine tree, not sure its a Ponderosa as the bark was total different


A very tall dead Ponderosa, see the difference in the bark?


Close-up on the bark of the tree I did not think was a Ponderosa, any ideas what kind of pine it is?


Very large Volcanic boulder on the western side of Mt Elden


Large dead pine, was about two and a half feet in diameter where I sat on it


False-colored image of Buffalo Park with the San Francisco Peaks and Mt Elden from left to right

April 18, 2014
Quick Reply

Please sign in to reply

 
More Topics
This forum: Older: 20 Days In The Citico/Slickrock Newer: Damascus, VA, quick visit
All forums: Older: 1st week of May Hiking SNP need a stealth campsite.Rockfish area Newer: Chick A Dee