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Inspired by Jerry Schad's Indian Canyon / Borrego Palm Canyon Traverse I've made the trip a full loop and added a summit of Indianhead (due to closure of lower Borrego Palm Canyon). “This is a grand tour of one of Anza-Borrego’s most remote, rugged, and beautiful areas. In the midsection of this trip, you’ll pass through a pristine wilderness where the tracks of a mountain lion are far more common than the impressions of a lug-soled boot.” Jerry Schad - Afoot and Afield: San Diego Country: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide Difficulty: Very Strenuous Backpacking Trip Type of hike: Difficult Class 3. Rugged cross country hiking. Streams, boulders, dry falls, brush, loose rock, etc. MAP / GPX: https://caltopo.com/m/B597 Day 1 (Saturday) Distance: 11.6mi Elevation Gain/Loss: 1700'/400' Hike up Coyote Canyon, to Sheep Canyon, to Indian Canyon. There is water in Coyote Canyon and Indian Canyon. Day 2 (Sunday) Distance: 7.2mi Elevation Gain/Loss: 2800'/3000' Hike up ridge from Indian Canyon to Palm Mesa (sadly no palm trees there). Descend down north fork of Borrego Palm Canyon to the middle fork. There is water in the middle fork. Day 3 (Monday) Distance: 4.7mi Elevation Gain/Loss: 2200'/3300' Climb Indianhead using southeast ridge (standard route) and descend north ridge to Henderson Canyon. DISCLAIMER: Hike at your own risk. Be responsible for yourself and your safety. Make good decisions. With any trip, things can change, reservations can get lost, the unexpected can happen. A go-with-the-flow attitude is always a good thing, and most importantly, let's all have fun! This is an advanced hike. Make sure you are in good enough physical shape for the distance, elevation changes, and terrain. The hike leaders in this group aren't professional hike leaders. By signing up for these events, you agree not to hold the Meetup organizers responsible for whatever happens to you on these events. The hiking group does not certify the expertise of the organizers, the event or assistant organizers (hike leaders) and...We are NOT responsible for any possible losses or injuries.