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Well, this is about as far up Saddle Horse Canyon as I'll go; I want to be riding up Wild Horse Canyon Road around sunset

Well, this is about as far up Saddle Horse Canyon as I'll go; I want to be riding up Wild Horse Canyon Road around sunset The 2005 brush fires passed through Saddle Horse Canyon, but a few juniper trees survivedThumbnailsI turn around and start my way back down Saddle Horse Canyon, wondering if I shouldn't be turning around so soonThe 2005 brush fires passed through Saddle Horse Canyon, but a few juniper trees survivedThumbnailsI turn around and start my way back down Saddle Horse Canyon, wondering if I shouldn't be turning around so soonThe 2005 brush fires passed through Saddle Horse Canyon, but a few juniper trees survivedThumbnailsI turn around and start my way back down Saddle Horse Canyon, wondering if I shouldn't be turning around so soonThe 2005 brush fires passed through Saddle Horse Canyon, but a few juniper trees survivedThumbnailsI turn around and start my way back down Saddle Horse Canyon, wondering if I shouldn't be turning around so soonThe 2005 brush fires passed through Saddle Horse Canyon, but a few juniper trees survivedThumbnailsI turn around and start my way back down Saddle Horse Canyon, wondering if I shouldn't be turning around so soon

I'd like to continue all the way up to the top of Saddle Horse Canyon, only a mile further, where it reaches Wild Horse Mesa. That would also be an interesting place to be at sunset.