Sunset's Afterglow at Gates Pass, Tucson, Arizona

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Mike in Tucson, Arizona Loan OfficerGates Pass Road winds through a forest of Giant Saguaro cacti, and joins Tucson with the Avra Valley.

The structure you see in the photo is built of rock, and has a stone picnic table and benches inside.  Drive west on Speedway, and this is where you'll top out going over the pass. 

It's part of Tucson Mountain Park, and there's a ramada just below the structure you see here that's Handicapped Accessable.  Should you need it, you'll find a "necessary" at the parking lot.

This is a magical spot at sunset, and you owe it to yourself to come visit Gates Pass in Tucson, AZ.

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Russell Lewis
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Hey Mike...WOW, your spectacular outdoor pictures are always good and getting more impressive all the time! Really beautiful!

Aug 28, 2010 04:52 PM #1
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Mike, you outdid yourself today - what GREAT photos. 

Aug 28, 2010 05:13 PM #2
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Juli,

This is last night's sunset (Friday) and it was beautiful.

Russell,

Thanks for saying so, and thanks for being the first to comment!

Mike in Tucson

Aug 28, 2010 06:30 PM #3
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William J. Archambault, Jr.
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Mike,

One can/t help but being optimistic! If today ends this great think what the morning will bring!

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Then of course it's quickly turns dark and you realize you've got to walk back to the car!

We must always keep our visual up for thing that crawl out from under rocks!

Bill

Aug 28, 2010 08:08 PM #4
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I am waiting for information on your book of photographs! You really need to publish one! These photos are wonderful!

Aug 29, 2010 02:33 AM #5
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WOW!  Even though I live here and see the beautiful sunsets and sunrises, you consistently capture them vividly in your pictures, impressing your audience as well as myself.

Aug 29, 2010 04:46 AM #6
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Joan Mirantz
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So peaceful looking! (and I love Bill's comment)

How was rain-camp??

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Joan,

Rain Camp was great!  I created a fan page on Facebook as part of that day's work.  Click Tucson Mountain Park Fan page and "like" it!

Leolinda,

Thanks for commenting, and for your referral this afternoon.  Good luck on that REO sale!

Barbara-Jo,

Don't know...  LOL

Bill,

We have a few of those slitherin' critters around after dark!

Mike in Tucson

Aug 29, 2010 02:40 PM #8
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Wow, Mike you sure know how to capture the moment.  Beautifully done.

Aug 31, 2010 01:12 AM #9
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Doreen McPherson
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I wonder if these would be printed in Arizona Highways magazine?  Don't know how they do it these days.  

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Once again, just splendid.  Thank you SO much for all you share with us.

Sep 01, 2010 05:49 PM #11
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Great shot Mike - a drive through Gates Pass is a wonderful way to take a break & appreciate why we love living in Tucson so much!

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SOLD! I'll take two!

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