easier Rex’s Mystery rock-scrambling Hike to a lot of rocks and caves
THE UPDATE: NEW BYPASS TRAIL, GETS YOU AROUND THE MOST CHALLENGING PARTS AND YOU GET TO SOME NEWLY FOUND CAVES!!!!
MOST IMPORTANT, BUT CRYPTIC DETAILS:
DIFFICULTY: a bit hard, there will be lots of rock scrambling (requiring use of your hands, but not ropes). There is some scratchy brush.
–ALSO, bring leather gloves to keep your hands in one piece.
–PHOTOGENIC? Hell yes! EXTREMELY SCENIC!!
–DISTANCE: 3 miles round trip
–ELEVATION GAIN: 850 feet in one mile.
WEATHER: forecast: http://www.weather.com/weather/5-day/USCA0149
AS USUAL: BRING A CAMERA—You will understand why. BRING 3 LITERS OF WATER, A HAT, SUNSCREEN, COMFORTABLE BUT GRIPPY SHOES, SNACKS, Nestle’s tollhouse chocolate chip COOKIES
LEGAL STUFF: by going on this hike, you agree to assume all risks of this hike, and that no one at Meetup including the organizer is responsible for your safety. See the Meetup terms of service especially paragraph 6.2:
READ THE ANNOYING CRAP I POST ON THE INTERNET:
Trail statistics are approximate. For safety purposes always assume they are underestimated. But don’t be disappointed if they are overestimated. Bring more water and snacks than you think you’ll need.
Trail descriptions are based on previous hikes. Current conditions are unknown until arrival. Expect the unexpected and plan accordingly.
The Organizers and members in this group are not professional leaders, guides, or mountaineers. The function of the member or organizer is only to organize the trip. Each person who shows up for a trip/meetup (and their guest or guests) is responsible for his or her own safety. By attending a hike, or any other event organized by this group, you are acknowledging that you and any guests that you bring are aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with the activity and freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards, and further agree to release and discharge the Organizers, Members of the Hiking With Dean Meetup Group from and against any and all liability arising from your participation in the group activities per the ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND LIABILITY WAIVER.
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