Salida Gulch Trail Loop #95 INTERMEDIATE with Mary

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This is a very shady beautiful trail under the canopy cover of the 🌲 pine trees! The trail meanders around many stream crossings. So we will traverse a couple creek crossings!
We will take a left at the Trailhead instead of right.We will hike the loop Clockwise.It makes the hike LOWER impact because we don’t start out climbing straight up.The hill becomes a gradual downhill on the return!
We will hike just over a 4 loop with about a 400 feet elevation gain.
Here's a link to walk for your charity of choice:

For additional upper body workout, Using hiking sticks helps you get a better workout:

Bring water,hat,hiking boots.a snack and dress in layers for comfort 😃

From downtown Prescott, travel east on Hwy 69 to Walker Road. Turn right and go 1.2 miles to the sign for Lynx Creek Ruin. Turn left onto Lynx Creek Road (FR 9401) just after the sign (see picture above). Travel 0.8 miles past the Day Use area, bearing right down the hill and continuing to the end of the road. FREE PARKING! Continue down the graded road pass the Gold Panning Parking.
There is a large improved lot with ample parking for both single vehicles and horse trailers. Road conditions are paved, then graded dirt and suitable for all vehicles.
Here’s my cell number in case you can not find it:[masked]