Hiking and 4wd adventures in Anza Borrego and southern deserts of California. 

9 trips

“Zion Wash” Petroglyphs

“Zion Wash” Petroglyphs

This petroglyph site is a small one in the Sonoran desert. It is a dry and harsh area. Scattered among ...
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Black Rabbit Petroglyphs

Black Rabbit Petroglyphs

Dan and I took a trip down to the Salton Sea region to look for a small set of petroglyphs I ...
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Blue Sun Pictograph Cave

Blue Sun Pictograph Cave

My friend Don Austin coined the name “Blue Sun” Cave. The Kumeyaay people once lived here. And even though there ...
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Carizzo Gorge Pictographs

Carizzo Gorge Pictographs

Overlooking the rocky wash of the Carrizo Gorge, down in Anza Borrego State Park, sits a small rock shelter with ...
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Mule Tank Petroglyphs

Mule Tank Petroglyphs

Mule Tank is a small, seasonal tinaja along the foothills of the Mule Mountains along the Colorado River. It is ...
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Oro Copia Mine

Oro Copia Mine

The Oro Copia (also known as the Dos Palmas) is an old mine in the heart of the Orocopia Mountains ...
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Palen Tank Petroglyphs

Palen Tank Petroglyphs

I recently followed an ancient Native American trail out to a water tank and petroglyph site. What got my attention ...
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Piedras Grandes Pictographs

Piedras Grandes Pictographs

Back in 2015, we went out to the Piedras Grandes pictograph site. Piedras Grandes means “Large stones” and these granite ...
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Spoked Wheel Geoglyph

Spoked Wheel Geoglyph

At the end of a long day exploring pictographs around the badlands of Anza Borrego, we made one last stop ...
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