Mt. Lemon is in the Santa Catalina Mountains. Tucsonans go here to get away from the heat of summer and to do some skiing in the winter. The Catalina Mountains is one of four mountain ranges that surround the city of Tucson.
1 If you look closely, you can see Tucson in the valley below.
2 Mt. Lemon looking towards the Tucson and Santa Rita mountains.
3 Mt. Lemon.
4 You will find these interesting rock formations throughout the mountain range.
5 The Mt. Lemon Ski Lift. The ride to the top is enjoyable and you get some fantastic panoramic vistas of the Tucson valley from there.
6 The city of Tucson down below. As you can see the trees in this photo have been through a fire. A few years before this picture was taken more than 200,000 acres of forrest burned down in the Catalina Mountains.
7 On the way down the ski lift and looking towards the San Pedro valley.