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California Los Angeles - Switzer Falls via Gabrielino Trail

Hi everyone! My name is Stephanie Cho and I’m a new Ambassador for GWHLA! This is my second hike as an Ambassador.

I'll be leading a hike to Switzer Falls via Gabrielino Trail. It's a rather short hike - 3.8 miles total roundtrip - but I'm hoping to get a hike to a waterfall before the water levels drop due to the summer heat.

*The first 10 members to arrive will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways!*

Detailed Hike Description: Switzer Falls via Gabrielino Trail
• Date: June 16, 2018
• Location: Switzer Truck Trail, Altadena, CA 91001 (34.266056, -118.144147)
• Time: Meet @ 7:45AM; Hike Starts @ 8:00AM
• Total Distance: 3.8 miles (out & back)
• Total Elevation Gain: 702 ft.
• Trailhead Elevation: 3280 ft.
• Adventure Pass Needed? YES
• Dogs Allowed? Yes
• Kids Allowed? Yes
• Men Allowed? No
• GWH Trail Difficulty Rating: GREEN - ellow ike, asy o ollow, levation ain f ,000ft. nd nder, ow altitude. ovice ikers elcome!

This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten. I estimate that this hike will take between 3-4 hours, depending on how much time is spent at the waterfall.

***IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS EVENT, YOU MUST HAVE A FREE EVENTBRITE TICKET! Clicking "going" on Facebook will not guarantee a ticket. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis here: (Password: GWHLA)
You may reserve up to 3 tickets per GWH member - please fill out a Liability Waiver ( for yourself and each person you plan on bringing!***

- Parking Area/Trailhead from Google Maps:,-118.1446621,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x367a8cf807ce2d5f!8m2!3d34.2659595!4d-118.1446621
- Switzer Falls Info from All Trails:

What to Bring:
• Comfortable shoes (if you have waterproof shoes/boots, you should consider wearing them - there are several stream crossings involved)
• 2L of water - remember to bring more water if you're bringing kids or dogs
• Snacks

Earlier Event: June 16
Nevada - Feel Meadows Hike
Later Event: June 16
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