Badger Springs Jan 18 18/01/18

This hike at the headwaters of the Agua Fria is on stream-polished granite, an unusuak terrain, and involves a great deal of boulder hopping.
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0001 BADGER SPRINGS
1 BADGER SPRINGS
0002 Badger Springs is the source of the Agua Fria and the site of an old gold mine
2 Badger Springs is the source of the Agua Fria and the site of an old gold mine
0003 The first mile of this hike is usually soft beach sand, but recent rain has compacted it
3 The first mile of this hike is usually soft beach sand, but recent rain has compacted it
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0007 Because of the long dry spell before last week's rain, this normally flowing part of the Agua Fria is down to disconnected pools
7 Because of the long dry spell before last week's rain, this normally flowing part of the Agua Fria is down to disconnected pools
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0010 The low water gives is new terrain to walk, but it also means slippery mud
10 The low water gives is new terrain to walk, but it also means slippery mud