Mt. Lemon Fire Damage
The following photos were taken on Aug. 21, 2003 which was the first day the general public was allowed to visit Mt. Lemon since the disastrous Aspen fire. The photos, Burned Areas 1-3 were taken from the Butterfly Trail, Areas 4-7 were taken from the Mt. Lemon highway.

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BurnedArea_1
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BurnedArea_2
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BurnedArea_3
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BurnedArea_4
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BurnedArea_5
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BurnedArea_6
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BurnedArea_7
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BurnedArea_8
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BurnedArea_9
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BurnedArea_9a
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Waiting to fall
BurnedYucca.jpg
BurnedYucca
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Summerhaven_1
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Summerhaven_2
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Summerhaven_Cafe
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Mt. Lemon Fire Damage Wildflower Recovery
The following photos were taken on Aug. 21, 2003 which was the first day the general public was allowed to visit Mt. Lemon since the disastrous Aspen fire. The photos were taken on the Butterfly Trail.
The increased sunlight due to loss of tree cover has stimulated a glorious growth in wildflowers.
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Blue_flowers
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Blue_YellowFlowers
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BlueFlowers_2
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BlueFlowers_3
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BlueFlowers_4
HummingBirdTrumpet.jpg
HummingBirdTrumpet
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HummingBirdTrumpet_2
Indian Paint Brush.jpg
Indian Paint Brush
CarpenterBee.jpg
CarpenterBee
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Columbine_1
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Columbine_2
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Brown Bear Scat
You know it's Brown Bear Scat because
1)it contains no sleigh bells and
2)it doesn't smell like pepper spray.


Photographs by Marc Borom
Tucson Cliffhangers Hiking Group 2003