Carrizo Mtn 3/4/2019




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Looks like a barren place here. Well, it is a desert.
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But there are flowers everywhere!
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Looks like somebody spilled colors on sides.
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We are in Painted Gorge.
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It is getting more interesting.
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Canyon walls.
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Walls with caves under.
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Above the canyon.
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Nice zigzag road.
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Made it up to Carrizo.
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Looking down to badlands.
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Slate ridge.
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Our group.
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Wit, John and Beth will take the easy way back.
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Our group will do some bumps on a way.
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Nice cave.
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Lots of mining roads here.
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Wayne will drop down from here to join the other group.
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While we are going up.
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On 1975.
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Continuing…
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Ridge ahead looks fine.
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There are some steep drops.
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Succulents are thriving here.
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Nice colors.
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Getting off 1532.
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We were up there and it is still some way to get down.
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After few dead end backtracks we made it down.
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While checking the competition at Ocotillo we ended at the Lazy Lizard where the prices are much better!
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Thanks to Wayne, Afra and Wit we are having a great time with good beer and great pizza!





Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.8 Technical: 3.9 Scenic: 3.9 El. 3000'