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Mount Wrightson a 4,050-foot vertical struggle
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, Massive rock formations mark the summit of 9,453-foot Mount Wrightson in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, One of the many natural springs found throughout the Mount Wrightson Wilderness lies frozen on a cold December morning.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, New vegetation is finding a foothold in burn areas of the Santa Rita Mountains below the peak of Mount Wrightson.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, At Josephine Saddle, a memorial sign stands in remembrance of three Boy Scouts who lost their lives in a violent snowstorm Nov. 15, 1958.