Hiking up the Chimney Rock road towards the private land. You must get permission first!Wood peckers have been busy.Hiking up the ridge from Chimney Rock Road.Encountering the old road on the first ridge.Following the old road on the first ridge.Following the old road on the first ridge.Following the old road on the first ridge.Animals have been hungry obviously.Scorpion flowers are out!First views north back along our approach ridge (R) down Chaffen Creek.Following the old road on the first ridge.This fence is obviously pretty old!Chimney Rock is visible.Still following the old road bed.Chimney Rock looms over the first big drop at the end of the old road.Crossing some boggy land at the bottom of the first big drop.Crossing some boggy land at the bottom of the first big drop.Crossing some boggy land at the bottom of the first big drop.Hiking up through open forest to the second major hill.Hiking up through open forest to the second major hill.