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Kagel Mountain via Dillon Divide – Out and Back – Conditioning hike

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Kagel Mountain via Dillon Divide – Out and Back – Conditioning hike


About the hike: Conditioning Hike. Moderate (for the Gain and distance)

Kagel Mountain is a small mountain located in the San Fernando Valley above Sylmar. It is know as a great place to hang glide and we will be hiking out and back to the launch area. The trail is a a fire road out and back style and offers nice view of the surrounding Western San Gabriel Mountains.

Take Note of the Parking locations, it is limited and do not block the Kagel Truck Trail.

Total Distance: 6.2
Elevation Gain: 1280 feet
Trail type: Fire Road Out and back

At Dillon Divide at 7.30AM for a 7:45AM Departure

BRING: Plenty of water (3 liters recommended), electrolytes (e.g. Gatorade). Sunscreen, hat, lunch/ snacks, hiking poles , and a camera. Wear layered clothing in case it gets hot or cold (we will post forecast).

Adventure Pass: No. There are no bathrooms at trail head but plenty of bushes.

Dogs: OK, if kept on a leash and well behaved around other dogs and people with poles.

Hike Leaders: Paul H and Gary S

March 25 2023


Date: March 25, 2023
Time: 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Hiking Group:
RSVP: Visit Meetup Website


Kagel Mountain Trailhead

Kagel Canyon,CA91342US

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Santa Clarita Community Hiking Club
Website: Visit Organizer Website


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