PS - Cancelled -HIKE: CHOCOLATE DROP

  • Wed, October 20, 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Desert Hot Springs
  • 10

Registration

  • Trail Length: 3 - 4 miles 
  • Elevation Gain/Loss: 900’
  • Trail Type: Out and Back
  • Terrain: rocky, sandy areas, steep narrow climb last .25 mile to the top, loose rocks.
  • Difficulty Rating: Moderate
  • 8:00 AM Meeting Place: Palm Springs PetsMart Ramon/Crossley   Map Here

A little know canyon at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains. The route follows a narrow walled canyon with quartz dykes. Two waterfalls to climb with ladders. Last .25 mile section ascend to the top of a peak with views of the valley and surrounding mountain ranges. 

Vehicles  with high clearance needed to get to the trailhead over a rocky uneven road. Nothing difficult, just rough dirt road for about 2 miles.

Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), lunch and snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. 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.

Contact Hike Leader:  Sherwood C. Email

Carpooling  may be available if offered by a driver.  You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling. Departure is at 8 AM. 

Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels

Additional Photos Click Here

Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels

Map Locations: PetsMart Ramon/Crossley Palm Springs

Map: Dirt Road to the trailhead Corkill and Dillon Road : map

Special COVID Related Requirements

You must be a Great Outdoors (GO) member in order to attend this event.
This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated and submit proof of vaccination and abide by the GOPS COVID policy - CLICK HERE

Send proof of vaccination to: GOPSCOVID@gmail.com or text to  760-902-1850

Health Problems/allergies:   Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.

 

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