Mountain Spring Area 4/20/2020




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Today we have more cars at the trailhead.
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Entering freeway.
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Chollas are blooming.
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Masked Maurice is here.
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So is Jim.
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John, show Maurice where we are going next!
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Above Mountain Spring. Since we are higher than the desert floor flowers are still blooming.
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Rest stop on old road.
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Is this the original old road to San Diego?
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Our next stop will be there. 3358.
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Another healthy cholla.
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Made it to the top.
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Jacumba ridge.
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Coyote Mountains.
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Steve is relaxing.
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Staying off the summit since it is again very windy.
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Pleasant area.
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Found this brand new SM.
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However John is looking about 100 yards away for the mapís SM. None found.
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Desert forest.
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Back at the New SM.
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Since Jim took some other road, Maurice ended on other peak (3582) and Hersch kept it on road this is rest of our group.
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Returning to the road.
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This is not for low clearance vehicles.
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Feeling like illegals running over the freeway.
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All together off the wind.



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.2 Technical: 3.5 Scenic: 3.6 El. 2400'