Anza-Borrego Desert: Rockhouse Canyon South loop

Rating *****
length 6.4 mile (round trip) - 3 hour, 30 minutes (round trip). Moderate (steep).
Elevation 890 - 2025 feet
Access Most cars (soft sand 4x4 high clearance may be needed), See below.

A scenic hike up Rockhouse canyon, following two south forks.
The first part is easy in a sandy wash, entering the second south fork, things get more interesting as the wash narrows.
More boulders and eventually it's easier out of the wash, heading for a saddle.
Om the other side it's slightly going down, but steeper farther on, expect rocks, boulders and scrubs.

How to get here:
Take the signed exit Carrizo wash, close to mile 48.5. Drive the wash road for about 2.8 mile, just beyond the unmarked Rockhouse canyon.

Generally the wash road is good, with a low amount of small rocks, but once in a while filled with soft sand.
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Hiking the Borrego Springs Area (Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Imperial Sand Dunes (Algodones Dunes), Jacumba, Laguna Mountain, Warner Springs) California, Hike with gps, gpx and kml (Google Earth).

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