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California Inland Empire - San Mateo Peak

Girls Who Hike Inland Empire Official Meet-Up –
San Mateo Peak Trail
This hike is led by GWH IE Ambassador Joy! 
The first 10 members to arrive will receive a special Girls Who Hike giveaway! 
An Adventure Pass is REQUIRED for this hike!

Meeting Location/Time: 
We will be meeting at the Morgan Trailhead. Morgan Trailhead (5W02) is located off of Ortega Highway (SR74) in the San Mateo Canyon Wilderness Area. From Ortega Highway you will turn SOUTH on SOUTH Main Divide Road. You will travel a few miles down and the trailhead will be located on your right. The road to the trailhead is paved. Once there we will begin the hike to the peak. If time, weather temps, and the gals permit, I would like to maybe check out Elsinore Peak which is located in the same area. We will be starting the hike at 0730 hours since there is no shade on this trail and I would like to beat the heat! 

Trail: San Mateo Peak (elevation 3,591)
Date: Saturday June 9th
Time: 0730am (to beat the heat!)
Total Distance: 5 miles
Total elevation gain: 950ft
Trail Rating: Beginner/Moderate Gain of 650ft
Latitude: 
33.63361111
Longitude: 
-117.3827778
Elevation: 
2240

For more information visit:
https://nobodyhikesinla.com/2015/01/29/san-mateo-peak/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Mateo_Peak
http://ironhiker.blogspot.com/2013/05/san-mateo-peak.html

Please read the descriptions of the hike that I have attached and if you have any questions, please ask! We will keep a moderate pace and won’t leave anyone behind! 
ALWAYS, remember your 10 essentials, water since hydration is key! Don’t forget snacks/lunch to enjoy when we take our break. 
***In order to attend an official meetup, you MUST have a signed Liability Waiver on file. Please see the Group Rules for details/link to sign. It takes 60 seconds to complete and one waiver clears you for all meetups!***
Waiver: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver
For Official Meet-Ups, we kindly ask for them to stay Ladies ONLY. 
Please NO DOGS, NO CHILDREN.

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