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Ladder Hike in Painted Canyon, Mecca Wilderness

This is a thorough video for anyone wanting to explore this magnificent hike.  Just down the road from Palm Springs and Joshua Tree.  A must for everyone who loves to hike!

Ted Mattison, also known as Ranger Ted, is a Certified California Naturalist, trained in Wilderness First Aid, and has explored, hiked, canoed and kayaked extensively from his home state of Minnesota to Alaska, Washington and California. He’s a graduate of Oberlin College and a former Social Studies teacher. Ted has been a working actor, director, producer and acting teacher in Los Angeles for 25 years. He is the founder of Wonder Outside with Ranger Ted and lives in Huntington Beach with his wife and two daughters. For more info please visit