On the edge of the wonderland of rocks, this loop encompasses parts of the North View, Maze, and Window Rock trails. It’s a fantastic route that winds through large boulder formations, desert washes, slot canyons, and Joshua tree forests.
- Trail Length: 4.8 miles total
- Elevation Gain/Loss: 700'
- Difficulty Rating: Moderate
- Trail Type: Loop
- Trailhead elevation: 3880'
- Terrain: Sandy washes, rocky trail winding through rocky outcroppings that rise and fall with the terrain
Departure Time: 7:30 AM (Please arrive early for briefing)
Departure Location: Walmart Supercenter in Palm Springs at 5601 E. Ramon Road, Map Click Here. Meet at the north/east corner parking lot between 7:15 and 7:30 a.m.
Bring: Face mask, Ten Essentials, water (2 to 3 liters recommended), lunch/ snacks, sun protection, layered clothing, hiking poles may be helpful. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.
Hiking Requirements - You will need to be in good physical condition for this hike. Click here for more information.
You are responsible for arranging you own transportation including any carpooling.
Cancel? If you cannot attend after registering, please cancel as others may be on the waitlist. You may cancel directly from your profile settings or notify the hike leader.
Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels.
Unless otherwise noted, registration for this event is limited to Great Outdoors members. To sign up as a member, click here
Hike Leaders: Scott Connelly, Co Leader: Elizabeth Schneider Contact: click here
Photos: click here
Health Problems/Allergies: Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.
Special COVID-19 Related Requirements:
Participants will meet the following expectations as a condition of registering for this event:
I will follow Federal, State and local COVID guidelines as well as the directions of the leader
I will maintain social distance (min. 6') and wear a face mask if social distancing is not possible
I will not attend if feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID.
I will contact trip leader if I test positive for COVID within 14 days of the event
‘I accept’ and will comply with these expectations as a condition of participating in this event”