Palm BM Ridge 1/3/2022

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We are parking for free outside the Bow Willow campground.
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People with money ($10) like John and Susan are parking at the fee required campground.
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Wit and Susan are doing flat hike while we are trying to catch up with John and Beth.
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Got them.
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So far not too many rocks just steep up.
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Looking back.
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It is clear everywhere except this cloud in South.
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Are we there yet?
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This is it. The BM is broken on top.
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View of Sombrero and False Sombrero Peaks.
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Chuck found Terra cache again after 11 years.
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John is here.
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We are all up.
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Our group will continue on the ridge while John, Beth and #N are going back down.
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They found this. Photo by Beth.
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It is lot of boulders and rocks everywhere.
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The ridge is wide.
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Lunch place. Larry is calling home via his satellite Spot.
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It is a maze.
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Our final destination is that rocky hill 2111.
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While I was checking our location I could not find my Iphone. I left it at the lunch place! Hm
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So Larry and I are going back to look for my phone. While Chuck, Steve and Herch are continuing.
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After 40 minutes walking back we found it! Still there it was where I left it, stupid me.
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Way down is treacherous, steep and rocky.
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Made it down.
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That was fun.

Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.9 Technical: 3.9 Scenic: 3.8 El. 2000'