Joshua Tree trip advice
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Craig W.
(xnomanx) - F - M
Joshua Tree trip advice on 05/26/2008 20:37:13 MDT Print View

Howdee,
Can anyone recommend a good overnight trip in Joshua Tree? I'm itching to get out for a quickie and haven't backpacked there much (tons of camping and climbing though...).
I'm looking for something mellow, maybe 12-15 miles out and back...Cool rocks to sleep in are a bonus. I'd like to leave early Saturday this coming weekend and get back early Sunday. I'm pretty familiar with the park, just looking for new ideas.

Edit: I'm also considering leaving early from work on Friday and heading out so a shorter trip that could be done in the last couple hours of light would be good, too.

Thanks...

Edited by xnomanx on 05/26/2008 20:44:36 MDT.

drew doty
(drewdoty1444) - MLife

Locale: Santa Cruz, CA
j tree on 05/27/2008 00:03:32 MDT Print View

i did a trip out to the queen mines once and it was great. i basically hiked out to see the old mine shafts and the went on some x country up the drainage and then back down. i suppose you could go down the drainage as well. lots of places to explore. have fun there!

drew