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Wind Caves -Slots (Anza Borrego Desert)

February 9 @ 9:00 am - February 10 @ 2:00 pm

Intermediate Backpacking Trip (only because it’s a Dry Camp)
Milage: 12+ miles
Some Cross country hiking.
Ascent: +700-1000 ft
Highish clearance vehicles recommended.

Pictures from last year trip.
https://spark.adobe.com/page/cWrkNHeoxqv2y/

Not only does this hike take in the Wind Caves, but it also offers outstanding views of the heavily eroded Carrizo Badlands to the west. These badlands look like a choppy sea with large waves frozen in place. Naturally, there is classic desert vegetation growing profusely along the trail

NO WATER ON THE TRAIL ( must carry all of our water)

Total milage 12 +
Elevation Gain: 2000 +/-

Day 1

Meet: We will meet at the Chevron Station @ 9:am

1071 Imperial Hwy,
Ocotillo, CA 92259
32.730716, -115.994637

Caravan to the trailhead @9:15am
Park at the trailhead and hike about 3 miles to the windcaves and setup a basecamp. *Depending size of the group.

Then hike about 2 miles to slot canyons and do some exploring. *

Details

Start:
February 9 @ 9:00 am
End:
February 10 @ 2:00 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/SanDiegoBackpackers/events/257407695/

Organizer

San Diego Backpackers
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/SanDiegoBackpackers/

Venue

Chevron Gas Station
1071 N Imperial Hwy Ocotillo, CA 92259
Ocotillo, CA US
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