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Phoenix's landmark Camelback Mountain
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Posted By: PALADIN85020, 09-06-2010, 09:39 AM

This is a picture of Camelback Mountain, a north Phoenix landmark. It was taken from the old Wrigley mansion on a hill in north central Phoenix.


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That's the PV side, right? Think it looks better from the other end.

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I've always liked that view. You can clearly see the monk on the left. I spent many days at the end of a rope climbing in echo canyon. Thanks for the shot!
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Adam, This was taken from the south of Camelback with the mountain to the north. However, you can see the Camel's nose along with the "Praying Monk".
Wonderful shot!!! I need to keep that area in mind in terms of good areas for pictures. I have never seen the Camel's head from this angle (since I never get to downtown Phoenix). I think that this would also be a great shot in the early morning, during the "golden hour".

I believe this is the view you are referring to, from Mummy Mountain looking south with the Camel's full profile...





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That's the PV side, right? Think it looks better from the other end.
Adam,

The point of view was from the Wrigley mansion, to the SW of Camelback. The camera points in a northeasterly direction. Not the best "camel" profile, admittedly, but it does show the "praying monk" and I think gives a good idea of scale.

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