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Old 03-22-2012, 07:58 PM   #1
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We just spent a few days wheeling in Borrego when we found the Third Water Crossing blocked of with large boulders and the water diverted past it. Then they built a new trail around it. What's going on with that?

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Old 03-22-2012, 10:07 PM   #2
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We just spent a few days wheeling in Borrego when we found the Third Water Crossing blocked of with large boulders and the water diverted past it. Then they built a new trail around it. What's going on with that?
They've been screwing that trail up (making it easier than it already is) little by over the past couple years. I think to allow the tour vehicles to get through. At least that's what I was told after they jack hammered one of climb (after the water crossing) sections about a year or so ago. A little disappointing.

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OMG... Guess the Prius' need to go where we do now? No child or car left behind... gotta love it.
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Old 03-23-2012, 05:52 PM   #4
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I think this is the new Government handicap access for national parks -

mountains are to be smoothed out to a 2% grade
water crossing will be less than 3"
handrails next to any dangers
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Old 03-24-2012, 10:55 AM   #5
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The trail past the third crossing used to be the Granite Staircase, now it is a gravel road.
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Fortunately we still have Calico and Big Bear and DV. Trails are more challenging in these areas too.
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Fortunately we still have Calico and Big Bear and DV. Trails are more challenging in these areas too.
Don't forget about Superstition. Plenty of fun trails there too.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:50 AM   #8
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Don't forget about Superstition. Plenty of fun trails there too.

Map please. I haven't been there. Pictures too if you have some.
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I don't have a map of there but here are a couple of pics from January.
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