January 30, 2014 (Carrizo Mountain)—The Jacumba Hikers will be hitting the trail this Saturday at 8 a.m. for an “extreme” hike to Painted Gorge/Carrizo Mountain. Heat and movement over time has created fantastic shapes and colors as the sun illuminates and plays shadows upon this geologic wonder.
Hikers will meet at 8 a.m. at the Imperial Valley Desert Museum, 11 West Frontage Road in Ocotillo. to carpool and drive to the southern region of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and hike through the Painted Gorge to Carrizo Mountain, the highest point in the Coyote Mountain Range at 2,000 feet in elevation.
This hike is approx. 10 mi. round trip and is rated EXTREME! No Dogs Please!
Hike Leader: Bill Pape: (619) 766-4927