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The top of the hill is really windswept, but a scattering of junipers seems to live just fine up here

The top of the hill is really windswept, but a scattering of junipers seems to live just fine up here I hike up the rather barren hill toward the overlook above the Cliff Canyon Spring areaThumbnailsI reach Cliff Canyon Spring Peak #1 and take in the views from just under 6500 feetI hike up the rather barren hill toward the overlook above the Cliff Canyon Spring areaThumbnailsI reach Cliff Canyon Spring Peak #1 and take in the views from just under 6500 feetI hike up the rather barren hill toward the overlook above the Cliff Canyon Spring areaThumbnailsI reach Cliff Canyon Spring Peak #1 and take in the views from just under 6500 feetI hike up the rather barren hill toward the overlook above the Cliff Canyon Spring areaThumbnailsI reach Cliff Canyon Spring Peak #1 and take in the views from just under 6500 feetI hike up the rather barren hill toward the overlook above the Cliff Canyon Spring areaThumbnailsI reach Cliff Canyon Spring Peak #1 and take in the views from just under 6500 feet

The wide spacing between the junipers here is likely what allowed them to survive the brush fires that passed through here in 2005.