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 lunch, 3 LITERS OF WATER, A HAT, SUNSCREEN, COMFORTABLE BUT GRIPPY SHOES, SNACKS, Nestle’s tollhouse chocolate chip COOKIES
GOOGLE DIRECTIONS FROM THE VALLEY OR PCH:
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:
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