California Trip

General Plan

  • Wednesday
    • Drive to Joshua Tree, camp
  • Thursday
    • Rock climb and hike in Joshua
  • Friday
    • Rock climb and hike in Joshua
    • Drive towards hot spring
  • Saturday
    • Hike to Deep Creek Hot Spring
    • Drive toward Mojave
  • Sunday
    • Explore Mojave dunes and lava tube
    • Drive back home

Joshua Tree

We'll be doing some sport rock climbing in Joshua Tree. Some of us will also do some hiking.


Deep Creek Hot Springs

We'll be taking the Bradford Ridge Trail to Deep Creek Hot Springs, which is 2.5 miles and 800 feet of elevation change.


Bradford Ridge Trail

This trail starts south of Deep Creek Hot Springs. This trail doesn't involve any dirt roads. Park by the bridge on Highway 173 at 34.3182, -117.1959.

Mojave National Preserve