2015 Archaeo Weekend- Indian Hill Rock Art Shelter

Date: 
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Leader: Colorado Desert District Archaeologist Robin Connors and CDAS Volunteer Don Endicott

Join CDD Archaeologist Robin Connors and CDAS Volunteer Don Endicott to visit one of the most iconic of the Park’s many cultural sites. We will hike a little over a mile to Indian Hill.  Learn about  the prehistoric People who lived there and see the display of pictographs in an adjoining shelter.  Meet at the entrance to Morteros Wash at the kiosk sign along Hwy S-2  at 9:30 A.M. Cars will also leave from the Visitor Center’s back parking lot at 8:00 A.M.  High clearance 4 Wheel drive is needed.  We will carpool from meeting place at entrance to Morteros Wash.  Bring lunch, lots of water, hats, comfortable hiking shoes and other gear. We expect to return by 4 P.M. to interpretive sign at entrance to the wash. This is an all-day trip.  Hike is on moderately level sandy surface.

Limited to 20 people

Difficulty: Just over one mile on moderately level sandy surface
Meet: You have two options- Meet at the entrance to Morteros Wash at the kiosk sign along Hwy S-2 at 9:30 A.M. Cars will also leave from the Visitor Center’s back parking lot at 8:00 A.M.
Bring: Lunch, lots of water, sun protection, comfortable hiking shoes and whatever else you need to be comfortable for a day in the desert in April.
4WD High Clearance is required. Carpooling will be encouraged