Easy/moderate, 6.5 miles, 800 ft. elevation gain.
NEW! PHILIP FERRANTI is a hiking adventurer, writer, and author of 140 Great Hikes in and near Palm Springs. He has volunteered to guide us through the extraordinary Mecca Hills to witness the early morning colors of burnt sienna, beige, rust, white, dusty mauve, and occasionally green of the Mecca Hills Box Canyons. Hikers are treated to see spectacular nature made pyramids as well as views of the Salton Sea basin. We shall all meet at the base of the Truck Stop sign at the off-ramp parking lot of Casino 29, 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella, CA 92236, at Dillon Road on the I-10 freeway in Coachella Valley. Bring the ten-essentials, 2-liters of water, lunch, and sun-protection. Four-wheel vehicles needed to transport hikers. CALL: for reservations Ed Caliendo, Hiking Leader at (760) 328-1090 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than November 14, at 5:00 p.m.
Meet at the base of the Truck Stop sign at the off-ramp parking lot of Casino 29.