Car camp weekend north of Mojave. Friday pm arrival to set up camp for early Sat hike in upper Van Hagen Canyon to Edward Weston Cliff and Tarweed Arch, 5 mi rt, 400’ gain. Late afternoon/sunset photo stroll to catch golden light/long shadows. Sunday morning hike Nightmare Gulch to the Magic City, 4 mi rt, 400’ gain. Anyone with light-painting/night sky photography experience is welcome to come and teach. FEE car-camping in the park (participants share cost); bring something to share for Sat happy hour.
Bring daypack for carrying extra water, portable breakfast/lunch each day; lug-soled footwear required for hiking slippery desert slopes. Small donation TBD on trip. You can reserve here but to be official you need to follow below directions and contact leader.
Send email to Ldr: BOB CATES (bob dot cates at att dot net). Asst: CAROLE SCURLOCK