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Garnet Mountain - Peak #19

Garnet Mountain - Peak #19

Elevation: 5,700′
Miles: .75
Trailhead Map

On the same trip as the trip to Garnet Peak, I made a quick side trip up to Garnet Mountain, while the rest of the family waited at the Kwaaymii Point trail head, which turns out is a hang glider launching point.

The view from Kwaaymii Point

The view from Kwaaymii Point

It was a short jog up what looks like a jeep trail.

The old road to Garnet Mountain

The old road to Garnet Mountain

After a couple of hundred feet of minor off-trail hiking (not really bushwhacking, since the bushes are low-growing). I was on the peak. I signed the summit register, allowed the breeze to cool me off and drank in the views to the east into Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Garnet Mountain Summit Register

Garnet Mountain Summit Register

The view from Garnet Mountain

The view from Garnet Mountain

In a couple of minutes I was back down.

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Garnet Peak - Peak #18

Garnet Peak - Peak #18