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This website is not designed to provide directions or navigation of the trails but solely intended to give you an idea what you may see and experience on the hikes.  

 

 

    

  
This section follows the trail on top of Brins Mesa

 

The picture on the right shows the view from the top of Brins Mesa Trail looking down Mormon Canyon.

  
 
The aerial photograph below shows the trail (Purple) on the top of Brins Meas.   Soldier Pass Trail is shown in Light Blue.  Soldier Pass Trail will lead the to Seven Sacred Pools and to the Devil's Kitchen Sinkhole.


Upper Brins Mesa Trail Looking East
 

Aerial View of the Top of Brins Mesa

Looking east across Mormon Canyon and viewing the southern tip of Wilson Mountain.


Upper Brins Mesa Trail Looking Across Mormon Canyon

Top of Brins Mesa looking north


Top of Brins Mesa Looking North

Top of Brins Mesa looking east (back) toward rim of Mormon Canyon.



In 2006, there was a very large fire involving Brins Mesa.  Many burnt and dead trees can be seen.   The picture shown on the right is the top of Brins Mesa looking north.  


Mesa Trail on Top of the Mesa

Mesa Trail on top of the Mesa looking west toward the burnt area.

Traveling to the west, one enters the heart of the burnt area.

 


Top of Brins Mesa Looking West

Mesa Trail on top of the Mesa looking east


Top view looking southwest over Soldier Pass


Top View Looking Southwest Over Soldier Pass

 



Top of Brins Mesa looking northeast


Top of Brins Mesa Looking Northeast

Top of Brins Mesa looking east (back) from the wooded area into the burnt area.


Top of Brins Mesa in remaining wooded area - looking east (back).


Top of Brins Mesa in remaining wooded area - looking west.


Top of Brins Mesa In Remaining Wooded Area

Brins Mesa looking west.


Brins Mesa Looking West

Brins Mesa looking southwest.

 

View of top forested portion of trail

 
View Top Wooded Portion of Trail

View of Soldiers Pass from Brins Mesa looking southwest.


View of Soldiers Pass From Brins Mesa

View of Soldiers Pass from Brins Mesa looking west.


View of Soldiers Pass From Brins Mesa

Top of Brins Mesa looking north.


Top of Brins Mesa Looking North

Top of Brins Mesa looking north.


Top of Brins Mesa wooded area just before Soldier Pass Trailhead.



Soldier Pass Trailhead on Brins Mesa
   
    


Soldier Pass Trailhead on Brins Mesa

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