Orchard Camp July 17

July 17 - five of us hiked into the Sierra Madre Fire burn area, up the Mt. Wilson trail. The trail up to First Water was inside the burn area, as shown in the photos, yet there was new growth everywhere.  The fire was stopped at the ridge at First Water.

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Fire area 1 

Fire area 2 

Fire area 3 

Fire area 4 

Fire area 5 

Barren trail 

Fire area 6 

Fire area 7 

Barren trail 2 

Barren trail 3 

New growth 

New growth 2 

Fire's end - First water 

Fire's end 2 

Fallen Oak at Orchard

Hikers minus Don 

Fallen Tree 

Other fallen branch