Met up with Steph and Blake in Blythe. We'd plotted a route through the web of desert trails to some sites Steph had researched. Getting there was sort of fun plowing through deep sand with our rigs. This would be the first adventure of a six day trip.
The origins of the "dance circles" are up for debate, but they are definitely not a natural phenomenon. Our speculations ranged from the interesting to the absurd to the downright funny.
Not far away is a compact collection of petroglyphs. We scrambled over boulders and up canyon sides finding busy panels and small isolated single glyphs almost every where we looked.
All you have is your fire...
And the place you need to reach
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.