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The next marked point on my hike today will be McCullough Mountains unnamed peak 6425, the high point just ahead

The next marked point on my hike today will be McCullough Mountains unnamed peak 6425, the high point just ahead I almost missed these claret-cup cacti flowers under an old juniper while walking pastThumbnailsOn the way up to Peak 6425 in the McCullough Mountains are a few rock pilesI almost missed these claret-cup cacti flowers under an old juniper while walking pastThumbnailsOn the way up to Peak 6425 in the McCullough Mountains are a few rock pilesI almost missed these claret-cup cacti flowers under an old juniper while walking pastThumbnailsOn the way up to Peak 6425 in the McCullough Mountains are a few rock pilesI almost missed these claret-cup cacti flowers under an old juniper while walking pastThumbnailsOn the way up to Peak 6425 in the McCullough Mountains are a few rock pilesI almost missed these claret-cup cacti flowers under an old juniper while walking pastThumbnailsOn the way up to Peak 6425 in the McCullough Mountains are a few rock piles

I'm at about 6375 feet elevation now, and will drop down 50 feet just ahead. After that, it's only a climb of another 100 feet or so, vertically.