SOTA Summit: W6/SD-039, Pt. 5540
Trail:Â No – easy cross country
Hike: Short ~ .3 miles to summit.
Elevation gain: ~120 feet
Self Spot: Yes via AT&T,Â 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. Itâ€™s a trip weâ€™ve done before with the Troop and decided this time weâ€™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.Â [Read more…]