Welcome to SP!  -
Areas & RangesMountains & RocksRoutesImagesArticlesTrip ReportsGearOtherPeoplePlans & PartnersWhat's NewForum

Rabbit Peak (Santa Rosas) - From the Coachella Valley?

Regional discussion and conditions reports for the Golden State. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the California Climbing Partners forum.

Postby tdoughty » Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:25 pm

Have done this from the east, south, and west. favorite for straight forwardness is from the west.
User Avatar

Posts: 87
Joined: Mon Apr 25, 2005 5:18 pm
Location: On the road full time, Utah, United States
Thanked: 1 time in 1 post


Postby Michael Graupe » Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:01 pm

Deleted User wrote:
mungeclimber wrote:I wonder if those are Brutus and brothers trail ducks?

I do not know who ducked those three miles from the citrus tree groves to the beginning of the trail, but whoever it was, they deserve a pat on the back. It's so cool, once you start finding them, and look for the next one and so on, it really makes those three miles go by fast. They are not down in the main wash, they are on the alluvial fan. Also, they are mainly comprised of white rocks, because whoever did it was well aware that the sun will be low in the sky when you are stumbling out!

In case anyone is interested, the white ducks are still in place. I didn't pay much attention to find the start of the route from the citrus groves and just aimed at the bottom of Rabbit's E-ridge, but came across the ducks fairly quickly. A big thanks to whoever put them up. They do "glow" and are a great time saver.


This was my New Year's Eve hike: East - west traverse of the Santa Rosas, up the E-ridge of Rabbit, then on to Villager and down the S-ridge to S-22 where my wife picked me up again. Took less than 10 hours and the views were totally awesome all the way.
User Avatar
Michael Graupe

Posts: 153
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 10:55 am
Location: Pacifica, California, United States
Thanked: 9 times in 8 posts

Re: Rabbit Peak (Santa Rosas) - From the Coachella Valley?

Postby MoapaPk » Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:45 pm

I was totally unaware that dougb was deleted. I much appreciated his insight. Gawd, I'll never understand...
User Avatar

Posts: 7762
Joined: Fri May 13, 2005 7:42 pm
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Thanked: 784 times in 516 posts


Return to California


  • Related topics
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

© 2006-2013 SummitPost.org. All Rights Reserved.