DISTANCE
5.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1935 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

5 days ago

As of 4.18.2018, significant routefinding is required above the wash, as cairns are few and far between (and not always "correct"). Also, a couple locals recommended an ascent from the main wash that begins just past the fork noted in this AllTrails route - go a couple minutes beyond the tree-marked fork noted in this AllTrails route and you'll see a very sandy wash, maybe 3'-4' wide, on your right. This will lead you up to the bottom of the bowl, from whence you can link up with the AllTrails route. This ascent avoids the class 4 scramble and is generally much less sketchy than the route recommended by the AllTrails GPS. Be mindful of cryptobiotic soil.