Otay Mtn. Wilderness 6/26/2017




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Starting on a road. Temperature is OK for now, in seventies.
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Border patrol warned us about high temperatures in the valleys (108F) and that he is on a mission to recover some dead body.
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We Maniacs are pressing on.
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Made it to the High Point.
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We are going to the end of that ridge.
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Otay Mountain.
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Leaving the road.
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There is some trail thru the bush but it is heavily littered by illegals.
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Going mostly down.
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With several steep bumps in between.
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Another down.
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Heli pad.
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This one did not make it.
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The border is less than mile from here.
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Looking west to Tijuana.
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Our group.
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It will be a long grind up. It is getting hot.
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Big valve from big engine.
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Made it up and looking for Steve and John.
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Military flyby.
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Another pass.
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John is back, great!
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Enjoying his cold beer. While temperature outside is 97F.

Hike Rating: Difficulty: 4.2 Technical: 3 Scenic: 3.2 El. 2000'