Rockhouse & Butler Canyons 11/30/2020




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Long drive on rough road to our parking spot.
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The first half of the Rockhouse Canyon is not that scenic.
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Made it to Hidden Spring mostly occupied by bees.
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Brake in the shade. It is warm on sun.
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Canyon will get more interesting ahead but we are climbing out of it.
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There is some faint trail going up.
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Including chollas.
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Rockhouse Canyon.
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Regrouping up at the Jackass Flat.
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Toro Peak is above us.
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One of the section markers. Rock obelisk in the middle has six notches on 3 sides. 666?!
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Jackass Flat.
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Our last SM is also our lunch place.
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Group picture with discrete fingers.
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On a way to Butler Canyon.
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Half shade, half sun.
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Sunny ridge.
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Canyon is mostly wide and feels never ending.
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Some did not make it.
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Nice rock.
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Finally something interesting.
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Looks like big drop but it is not.
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Made it back.
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John is back.
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Sun is almost down so we have to start drive back while it is not total darkness.





Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.2 Technical: 3 Scenic: 3 El. 1400'