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Switzer Falls hike

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**Switzer Falls**
**Sunday May 15, 2022**
**TRAILHEAD TIME: 9:30 A.M**
**Eden Outdoor Adventures**

**VACCINATED & BOOSTED PARTICIPANTS ONLY**

This activity is being organized by Eden Outdoor Adventures on Meetup. You are more than welcome to join our Meetup group!

**Sunday, May 15, 2022: Switzer Falls hike**

**Rating:** Intermediate **Trailhead Time: 9:30 a.m.**

**Description:**
Come share in the beauty of this paradise so close to L.A. View remnants of the resort that once catered to celebrities. This hike is 4 1/2 miles round trip along the Arroyo Seco stream. We will pass by a number of natural pools and visit the falls on our hike back.

**For those interested, after the hike we may go to lunch in Montrose.**

**What to bring:**
**Face Covering (optional)**, Two liters of water, snacks, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, hiking boots or shoes with good traction, daypack, hiking sticks or hiking poles, long pants and long-sleeved shirt. Clothes should be loose fitting, and light-colors are preferable. Long sleeve recommended due to possible dense brush on some parts of the trail, and possible poison oak.

**Parking Permit:**
You are going to need an **adventure pass** to park which you can purchase at most REI’s, Big 5’s and the La Cañada Shell Station on the way at 4530 Angeles Crest Hwy, La Cañada, CA 91011
**or you may also be able buy one on the way to the hike at the Ranger Station if it is open.**

**Footwear:** Hiking boots or shoes with good traction. **Absolutely no sandals or open toed shoes.**

**Due to the pandemic, there will be no carpooling until further notice unless you like to organize your own**

**Directions to the Trailhead:**
Take highway 2 N to the trailhead which is past the junction of Angeles Crest & Angeles Forest (N3) highways and the Clear Creek Info station (on your right). A half a mile past the info station, turn right at the entrance to the Switzer Picnic area (mile marker 34.19). **We will meet at the trailhead in the parking lot below across from the lower restroom close to the stream.** If the lower lot is full, backtrack and park in one of the turn-off areas along the road and walk down to the lower parking lot.
**TRAILHEAD GOOGLE MAP LINK**: [https://goo.gl/maps/Mqk3JHKJhWRVHb8L9](https://goo.gl/maps/Mqk3JHKJhWRVHb8L9)
Put ‘View from Angeles Crest’ in your GPS

**David’s Cell [818-905-0596](tel:818-905-0596) Please use discretion before calling.**

**TRAILHEAD TIME: 9:30 AM**

**[[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])**

**CONDITIONS TO PARTICIPATE!!!!**

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: All participants take full responsibility for their own actions. If you choose to participate in any The EOA events, you are releasing the Eden Outdoor Adventures and it’s organizers from all liability in case of possible injuries, death including loss of or damage to property.

**Should you disagree with any of the above “Conditions to Participate” please do not participate.**

May 15 2022

Details

Date: May 15
Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
RSVP: Visit Meetup Website

Venue

View from Angeles’ Crest

Switzer Truck Trail
Tujunga, CA 91042 US

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Organizer

SFV Green Hikers & Bicyclers
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Website: Visit Organizer Website

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