Gates Pass (Tucson, AZ)

By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
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~ Looking East From Gates Pass at Sunset ~ Days are getting shorter, so I planned to be at Gates Pass for sunset.  Off in the distance, the city of Tucson is painted in blue shadow, highlighted by the pink Rincon Mountains at day's end.  The last rays of the setting sun paint the Tucson Mountain...

By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
Comments 41
~ Full Moon Over Tucson ~ Actually, Sunday will be the full moon.  From Gates Pass this evening, though, you would have been hard put to tell the difference.  The setting sun painted the tops of the mountains in the foreground with its deepest color of the day.  You really do have to come visit ...

By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
Comments 28
~ Sonoran Desert Sunset ~ It never fails.  The parking lot on the summit of Gates Pass Road is full one-half hour before sunset.  The glow of the setting sun brings a chorus of "Ooohs" and "Aahhs" from the tourists.  Their sunset is the little one you see there on the right. The sun's glow fades...

By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
Comments 13
Gates 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...
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