5 miles, medium level of difficulty
Elevation drop is 500 feet.
we will do a lot of walking in water to stay cool. Bring hiking poles and shoes you can get wet.
We will hike down the creek to the top of Switzer Falls to the pool. then Take a dip or lounge around. Then walk down the creek to Bear Canyon, walking in the water or sticking to the trail. Then we go back the way we came!
POSSIBILITY OF DINNER AT SOME PLACE IN LA CANADA IF YOU ALL BUG ME ENOUGH ABOUT IT.
Bring one bottle of water per hour, so that’s 4 Bottles! Please BRING SNACKS, AND Nestles’ tollhouse chocolate chip cookies for the hike leader
$5 PARKING PASS IS REQUIRED IF YOU PARK IN THE LOTS. NOT IF YOU PARK ON ANGELES CREST HIGHWAY
DRIVE TAKES 1/2 HOUR FROM THE 210 FREEWAY, OR 1 HOUR FROM WEST LA (if you’re lucky!)
DISCLAIMER: WALKING DOWN A CREEK IS RISKY, STICK TO THE TRAIL IF YOU KNOW WHAT’S GOOD FOR YOU. YOU AGREE WHEN GOING ON THIS HIKE THAT NEITHER I NOR MEETUP IS LIABLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. IT’S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO USE REASONABLE CARE.