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California Los Angeles - Baden Powell via Vincent Gap

This event is hosted by Girls Who Hike Ambassador Kayla Moxley! All attendees will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways before the hike starts.

Mt. Baden-Powell via Vincent Gap

Mileage: ~8.7 miles out and back

Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft

AllTrails Trail Description:
Panoramic views from summit, unusual limber pine forest. This is a strenuous hike up to the 9400 foot peak of Mount Baden-Powell. The hike, up 40 switchbacks, takes you through an amazing range of vegetation. Along the way you will see Oaks, Jeffery pines, Sugar Pines, Incense Cedar, Lodgepole Pines, White Fir, and near the summit the knarled Limber Pines. The views from the summit are breathtaking, looking over the Mojave desert and Southern Sierra. This is a great training day hike for a future backpacking trip.

Meeting time: 7:30 am and we will start hiking promptly at 7:45 am

WHAT TO BRING: Bring your 10 essentials:
3L of water is REQUIRED
A trail map is REQUIRED (either paper or downloaded from AllTrails)
An Adventure Pass is required to park. Please be aware that stores will likely not be open early enough to grab on the way to the hike.
Bring sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)
Trekking Poles
Nutrient dense snacks

RED: Strenuous hike, possible unmarked trail, elevation gain of 2,500+, altitude up to 9,500ft. Experienced hikers welcome, semi-experienced welcome if they plan on training beforehand! 

Hey ladies! Mt. Baden-Powell was just added as a substitute for Mt. Wilson in the famous 6Pack of Peaks Challenge put on by SoCal Hiker. Now's the time to bag that peak! Although fur babies are allowed on this trail, I ask that you leave them at home for this hike due to the difficulty level and being in a large group. An EVENTBRITE ticket is required and will be released on March 15, so keep an eye out! I will post on here when they are released as well. As always, password is GWHLA. 

Happy trails ladies!

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