Summit of Pedernal

This is the area marked with a white arrow to indicate where to climb if you want to go to the very top of Pedernal. It is recommended that one person stay behind in order to guide the placement of your footing when you return unless you are an experienced climber. One person we met that day was able to find another exit back toward the West where he descended and returned along this trail along the base rocks. I had not heard about such a descent prior to this.  This picture was stitched from two vertical shots. The white arrow is directly above the hiking cane about four feet.


This picture was close to the area where you can climb the rocks to the top, and captures a fallen tree with a good view of the meadow below.
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