SOTA Summit: W6/SD-039, Pt. 5540
Trail: No – easy cross country
Hike: Short ~ .3 miles to summit.
Elevation gain: ~120 feet
Self Spot: Yes via AT&T, SOTA Goat
Files: GPX, KML & CalTopo
My eleven year old son, William N6WMG, and I (KX6A) were headed to Joshua Tree National Park for a Boy Scout campout and rock climbing trip. It’s a trip we’ve done before with the Troop and decided this time we’d bookend the trip with two summit activations. We choose W6/SD-039, Pt. 5540 (6 points) for late Friday before heading to our weekend campsite. [Read more…]