Phillips Canyon West Wash

4.5/5 (6 reviews)
Barstow, California (SanBernardino County)
Last Updated: 03/08/2021
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Trail Information

Highlights

This easy drive up the narrow canyon is a popular route for people camping in Mule Canyon. The trail is mostly a wash which narrows as you get closer to the base of the mountains. Upon Arriving at the base of the mountains, the trials becomes rocky with a washed out climb. Past this location is Phillips Canyon West which is one of the harder trails in the Calico Network.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Navigation

Trail Reviews

4.5/5 (6 reviews)
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 09/17/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Getting more and more fun as you climb up into the hills of Calico... but nothing too challenging here.
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 12/26/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Trail was open and in normal condition, even after recent rainfall
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
90950
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 03/08/2021

Did a quick run with friends. Turned out to be a great day.
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 10/31/2020

Used this trail to get from the Mud Hills to Kramer Arch and Phillips Canyon West. It's nice and easy as described.
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
90950
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 10/26/2020

Ran the canyon really quickly looking for a couple of campspot for this winter.

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