Started the morning with a hike of Bell Mountain. First time we have hiked this trail. No rattle snakes sighting, but other hikers did. We were bombarded with flying ants. Will make the hike again, but when its cooler.
Bell Mountain is an unincorporated community in the Victor Valley region of the Mojave Desert, within San Bernardino County, Southern California. It is north of Apple Valley, east of Interstate 15, and 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Victorville, with summit and elevation of 3,897.
Hike was 1 1/2 miles round trip.