Hidden Passage Guest Ranch
Desert Flora & Ecology Hike & Plant Tea Exploration
We will explore the native flora and ecology of the Mojave Desert at the Hidden Passage Guest Ranch, a desert retreat nestled in a canyon rich in plant diversity, guest will meet native plants including medicinal and edible flora along with a discussion of traditional and contemporary uses.
2019年12月07日 11:00 – 14:30 GMT-8
Hidden Passage Guest Ranch, 9662 Lanning Ln, Morongo Valley, CA 92256
We will explore the native flora and ecology of the Mojave Desert at the Hidden Passage Guest Ranch, a desert retreat for adults tucked in the foothills of Morongo Valley. Nestled in a canyon rich in plant diversity, guest will meet native plants including medicinal and edible flora along with a discussion of traditional and contemporary uses. This hike is a moderate hike that involves 2 easy climbs up a hill both ways. Trekking pole/s or a walking stick can be brought for the decent of the hike.
We will start with a Plant Tea Exploration made with a native cultivated plant, exploring it’s taste, physical energetics and herbal uses.
We will meet at Cando Country Market 9662 Lanning Ln, Morongo Valley, CA 92256 at 11:00 am and depart by 11:15am . We will carpool - caravan up to the location, just a short drive from Cando Country Market. The hike will start at 12:00pm
This plant hike will not involve any foraging rather we encourage folks to preserve the wild native plants and grow your own native flora. Cactus Mart is a nursery specializing in native - drought tolerant plants native to the Mojave, Colorado – Sonoran Desert.
SO WHAT WILL YOU NEED.
- Weather appropriate clothing (please check the weather + wind report the day prior and day of)
- Closed toed hiking shoes or boots
- 1 - 2 liters of water
- Hat/glasses (beanie if it is cold)
- Cup or mug for the Plant Tea Exploration.
- Trekking poles or walking stick.
As much as we love of four legged fur babies we ask that pets stay home. I offer hikes for families however this location is an adult only area. Please visit my other events for plant walks that are for the entire family.
Tickets are non-fundable and non-transferable.
Desert Flora & Ecology Hike
Please present a digital or printed ticket. Please check out the *ITEMS NEEDED* listed in events page, and don't forget to bring extra water and a cup to participate in the Plant Tea Exploration. PLEASE do not go directly to Hidden Passage Guest Ranch. Meeting point is at Cando Country Market 9662 Lanning Ln, Morongo Valley, CA 92256. We will meet at 11:00am and carpool to the location by 11:15am. If you are late call me 760.617.9171. There is no admittance into the gate without me code.