South end of the South Lykken Trail to the north end of the North Lykken Trail
- Shuttle Hike
Start time: 6:00 am
Duration: Around 6-7 hours depending on pace/# or breaks
Distance: About 9.5 miles one way
Pace: Slow to Moderate pace
Difficulty: STRENUOUS! -- Total Elevation: About 2,200 ft
Meeting Location: South end trailhead of the South Lykken trail -- On South Palm Canyon just south of Murray Canyon Dr.
Hike Leader: David Stewart
This is a one-way hike which involves walking on the sidewalk from Mesquite Rd to Ramon Rd (between the two trailheads). Scenic features include: mountain/canyon/waterfall views and overlooking Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, in the distance. Some photos of this scenic hike are at:
http://www.hiking-in-ps.com/dt_gallery/south-lykken-trail/ AND https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/north-lykken-trail--3
IMPORTANT: Please wear appropriate hiking footwear, bring plenty of water (2 liters or more recommended), snacks and LUNCH, a hat (or sunscreen), and a wonderful attitude.
Pets on a leash are allowed. A leisurely lunch break will be at the Museum Trail picnic tables.
NOTE: Inclement weather or warm temps will cancel the hike.
Please call 760-320-2774 or email David at firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries