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ziphius
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10 days ago
ziphius
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Had a great time out there with some good people this weekend.

https://www.jimcarretta.com/post/pyramid-rosa-pt-mile-high
edited by ziphius on 2/15/2021

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Scooter
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10 days ago
Scooter
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Great trip report. Love that area.
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Brian
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10 days ago
Brian
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Great pics. Another thing to add to my list. I could probably make it to Pyramid, if not the others.
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deborah
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10 days ago
deborah
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Nice!! I've been spending some time in that area and looking at that very route, so it's cool to see your report! I wasn't sure about the terrain above Pyramid Peak towards Rosa.

I was out a few weeks ago and saw three sheep above the rock tanks. Ocotillo is starting to bloom...
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tekewin
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8 days ago
tekewin
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Great photos! Awesome trip. Tough stretch there between Pyramid and Rosa.
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tommy750
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8 days ago
tommy750
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Another great TR, Ziphius. Great pics. Hand drawn maps?? Suppose your gps is the "backup" to your compass? Really nice.
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Buford
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8 days ago
Buford
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Nice. I have done a similar loop a couple times and it is one of few hikes I have repeated. Sure can be a long day. Rosa Point has the best view of the Salton Sea.
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ziphius
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8 days ago
ziphius
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tommy750 wrote:
Another great TR, Ziphius. Great pics. Hand drawn maps?? Suppose your gps is the "backup" to your compass? Really nice.


Tommy, yeah if I'm going somewhere new with complex terrain, I've decided to spend some time sketching features ahead of time - forces me to immerse myself in the route. I had a GPS with me too. smile

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rockhopper
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7 days ago
rockhopper
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Great trek. I've always thought of doing that route. Nice photo perspectives. I see you had the rock tanks noted. That's as far as I've gone on that trail. Did the tanks contain water?
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ziphius
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7 days ago
ziphius
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rockhopper wrote:
Great trek. I've always thought of doing that route. Nice photo perspectives. I see you had the rock tanks noted. That's as far as I've gone on that trail. Did the tanks contain water?


Rockhopper, yep at least one of the tanks had water. We viewed them from the ridge above and didn't go down to them.

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