Hiking Blackett’s Ridge In The Sunset and Full Moon Light   Leave a comment

HIKING BLACKETT’S RIDGE, FIVE YEARS OUT. ALTHOUGH THE HIKE WAS MEANT TO BE WITH OTHERS, I ENDED UP DOING IT BY MYSELF. ON THE WAY DOWN I PASSED SOMEONE ON THE PHONE, WHOM I RECOGNIZED, BUT DIDN’T KNOW WELL. THAT PERSON WAS MY NOW CLOSE FRIEND. PHIL. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Panoramic view with Sabino Canyon on the left, Blackett’s Ridge end of trail in the middle, Bear Canyon on the right. Image by kenne

“What a great idea,” I thought, when one of the Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalist (SCVN) ask if any of the trainees were interested in hiking Blackett’s Ridge late Tuesday afternoon to see the sunset as the full moon begins its rise. Not only would there be great photo opts, there would be the experience of hiking down the ridge in the light of the full moon. “Cool!”

On the short drive home after the SCVN training, I thought more about hiking in the light of a full moon. However, I wasn’t sure about the time of the hike, nor the name of the naturalist who made the announcement. I did recall hearing something about “3:30 pm.”

So, at 3:30 pm the next day, I was at the…

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Posted October 22, 2016 by kenneturner in Information

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