January 2014 - Sycamore Canyon

Hiking the Sycamore Canyon Rim Trail near Flagstaff.
Despite warm temperatures in January, still some ice in the shady areas. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  More ice. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Loren, my partner in crime. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  The canyon is getting bigger. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike 
V neck. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Nice sweater! : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  The canyon that started out being a shallow depression is now hundreds of feet deep. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Must be losing some elevation to be seeing some of these. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike 
Mixed zone plants. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Hiking! : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Sycamore Canyon stretches away to the south. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Post-lunch cuddling! : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike 
We experienced a variety of trail conditions. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Colorful! : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Trickling down the hill. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike  Sunset. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike 
Winter light. : hiking, canyon, high elevation, snow, trees, day hike