I got to tag along with Tim and Mark today. We drove up to Crow Wash on Rail X, packed the bikes up with hiking gear and rode to Wild Burro in the Tortolitas. The plan for the day was to do a few hours of re-routing of a trail they had previously put in.
After the trail work, Max and I took the opportunity to head up Bass Ass trail (he, Tim, and Steve had done it the weekend before).
Recognize that peak in the far background below? (Hint: we are looking northwest)
The trail was great for the first 1.5 miles. After that, it got a little more difficult to navigate to the springs. After passing Bass Ass Springs, we headed east on Cochie Springs back to Edison/Rail X.
As we were riding, I noticed a slickrock paradise. Plenty of islands of singletrack to link together. Max took the camera and started clicking as I started to link them together.
This area is beckoning for some more exploration on the east side of the Tortolitas. The next few Tuesday Night Techy Taco Rides will continue to be at CSP/50 Year. But soon we will switch over to the Tortolitas via Vistoso Blvd to explore!