JACUMBA HIKERS AND WALKERS HEAD TO A GARNET MINE AND WATERFALL MAY 13

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By Miriam Raftery

May 11, 2017 (Jacumba Hot Springs) — The Jacumba Hikers and Walkers will hit the trail this Saturday, May 13th  on a five-mile hike to visit an inactive garnet mine. Hikers will encounter a waterfall, exhilarating views and othr hidden treasures of the high desert area.  “Bring your rock picks and safety glasses to do a little mining, or just enjoy your lunch on a scenic hilltop at the mine,”  the invitation reads.

This hike is rated hard with a 500 foot elevation gain. No dogs, please. Hikers will meet at 8 a.m. at the Jacumba Spa and Resort, 44450 Old Highway 80 in Jacumba Hot Springs, CA 91934.

Please read attached safety tips.

View a full schedule of May and June hikes with Jacumba Hikers and Walkers.

Hike Leader: Don Bacon donald_bacon@hotmail.com