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California Los Angeles - Valley of Fire Field Trip

Welcome to the "Field Trip Friday Series," where once a month we pack into cars, and drive to various destinations between 2-6 hours away. Cars Leave Los Angeles at 6am, You spend the day exploring with the GWH Community and arrive back home before Midnight. 

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FREQUENT QUESTIONS: 
- No Dogs/Adventure Animals
- No Persons Under 18
- No Males, this is NOT a co-ed trip. 
- Food, or money for food is your responsibility. 
- If you are carpooling with a volunteer driver, it is not required, but be kind and offer something towards gas money. 

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DRIVERS: 
There is no cap on how many drivers we can have go this trip, however here are some things to consider and our driver guidelines. 

Gas & Park entrance costs are drivers responsibility, but we do encourage those who carpool in your car to pitch in for gas. If you have a set amount your hoping to receive from each girl please let them know before they confirm to ride in your car. Driver assumes all responsibility for any tickets, car damage, etc. 

I highly encourage drivers to have a co-pilot in their car who can take over when the driver gets tired, this is 10 hours of driving in one day, plus hiking, driving will be draining. 

With all that said, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A DRIVER PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING: Post a comment below with

Your Name: 
Leaving Location (must leave at 6am): 
# of Seats Free: 
also you MUST, inbox me to let me know you are driving, along with your phone number and a list of the ladies (and their phone numbers) who are driving with you. This way we can make sure that nobody is left out or forgotten. The night before the trip, please text all the ladies in your car to confirm their attendance. 

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FRIDAY April 13th: VALLEY OF FIRE

LEAVING: 6AM Sharp from *Confirm Location with Drivers in thread below*

*Plan on arriving early, we are leaving promptly at 6am. 

Drive 6 Hours, arriving in Valley of Fire at Noon. 

*Please note all times are relative, the most important hikes are listed at the beginning of the day, It is possible we might not make it to the last like. 

12:00p-12:15p VISITORS CENTER - First stop for anyone who wants to pick up additional maps, food or souvenirs. 

12:15p-12:30p HIKE #1: ELEPHANT ROCK (.5 Miles - 15 Minutes) Just a location attraction to start as a warm up. 
More Info: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/nevada/elephant-rock-trail 

12:30p - 2:00p HIKE #2 NATURAL ARCH TRAIL (4.2 Miles Rated EASY) 
More Hike Info: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/nevada/natural-arch 

2:15pm SEVEN SISTERS PHOTO OP
Roadside Craig, wonderful to explore, eat a snack, etc. 

2:30p - 3:30p HIKE #3 THE FIRE WAVE (1.6 Miles - EASY) 
More Hike Info: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/nevada/fire-wave-trail 

3:30 - 4:30 HIKE #4: RAINBOW VISTA TRAIL (1.1 Miles - EASY) 
More Hike Info: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/nevada/rainbow-vista-trail

4:30 - 5:00 PETROGLYPH CANYON TRAIL (.8 Miles) 
More info: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/nevada/petroglyph-canyon-via-mouses-tank-trail

5:30 - Sunset free explore of whereever we want, so many great overlooks in this area. 

Sunset, gather into cars and get back into LA by midnight. Bring comfy clothes to sleep in on the ride home. 


Notes: 
- BRING LOTS OF WATER!!! No less than 4 liters. 
- BRING SUNSCREEN OR SUN PROTECTION: Read about sun protection here: 
https://www.girlswhohike.net/news/ten-essentials-sun

- Bring correct clothing for hiking in the heat, sunglasses hats, etc
- Bring your own lunch, or money to purchase a lunch
- LADIES ONLY, NOT A CO-ED TRIP
- Bring your own snacks/ beverages
- Eating in cars is up to driver, my car it is fine. 
- You can bring pillows to sleep in the car but remember you will be PACKED with 3 girl in backseat on one girls in front seat (other cars may not be this way. 

If you plan on driving, please make sure your car is gased and ready to go at 6am, same meeting point, we will drive together caravan style, any tickets/driving styles are the drivers responsibility. 

My car is free, but if you are with a volunteer driver, please be kind and float them some gas money! 

***WE WILL NEED ADDITIONAL CARS/DRIVERS FOR THIS TRIP, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A DRIVER WITH YOUR CAR PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP ***

IMPORTANT: 
1) Make sure you have the GWH Liability Waiver signed and on file!
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMIlT2K4Yovi_X_NJrhlsRKBy9yqedBS1C4dmSsguyV8vLmw/viewform?c=0&w=1

2) Please review the REI Day Hiking checklist for recommendations on what to bring! If you have any questions about this, please feel free to reach out!

3) Read up on the trail (links provided above). Please RSVP if you plan on attending. I will also be creating a post within the group on Thursday night to get a final headcount so please keep your eyes out for that!!

As always, if you have any questions feel free to comment in the page or DM me. I’ll release my phone number on Wednesday ! ♥ Can't wait to see some familiar faces as well as meet some new ones!