Iron Mountain East
Iron Mountain South
Iron Mountain North
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I spent about 2.5hrs making a circuit around the three summits that exceed 300ft in prominence. The hiking is easy across open desert with light vegetation and good footing. None of the peaks are particularly high or remarkable, but with temps in the 50s, no wind and the sun low in the sky for good colors, I found it highly enjoyable. The highest, Iron Mtn East, has an old survey tower and the fallen remnants of an antenna that used to serve some purpose. There is a benchmark here as well. I found no registers on any of the summits and left them pretty much as I found them. There is a good deal of trash found along the access roads and nearby, the result of the lands being used as a dumping ground for some unthinking folks. Some of the trash was dumped right in the roadway, requiring one to drive around or through it. Luckily that didn't detract significantly from the fine desert hiking I found away from the roads.
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