Eric Baecht of the Coachella Valley Hiking Club and myself will be leading this hike. If you don't have a Summer Pass for the Tram, you will need to buy your ticket. Tickets are $23.95 or $21.95 for seniors (62+). Tram website is here:
"Weather at the top" page:
First, Eric will be leading us "off trail" for a 3-mile exploratory hike which will include rock scrambling. We will pass San Jacinto Lupine and other interesting plants:
Then I will lead us on the Desert View Trail (1.5 miles) to see the gorgeous views of the Coachella Valley:
Please bring LOTS of water and a "bag lunch" in your backpack.
If you've never hiked with us before, please also bring our "sign-in sheet" (fill out the row labeled "2012") and $10 for contribution to membership - form is located here: