This event is hosted by Girls Who Hike Orange County . The first 10 members to arrive will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways! This is also hike #3 on the City Slicker Challenge!
TRAIL NAME: El Moro Canyon Loop
DATE: June 8
TIME: 8:00 a.m.
GWH TRAIL RATING: YELLOW: Moderate hike,well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome!
DISTANCE: 6.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN: 2493 feet
EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gwhoc-official-meetup-moro-canyon-loop-tickets-46309224136
Password for eventbrite: GWHOC
CAN I BRING MY DOG/KID/SIGNIFICANT (MALE) OTHER: no, girls only please!
Here’s some links with more info on this hike: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/el-moro-canyon-loop-trail
WHERE TO MEET: El Moro Visitor Center, 8471 N Pacific Coast Hwy,Laguna Beach, CA 92651 *PAY PARKING REQUIRED- $15*
ESTIMATED TIME ON TRAIL: 4 hours (with lunch break)
WEATHER: (will update as we get closer to the event)
WHAT TO BRING: Bring your 10 essentials: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html
2 LITERS OF WATER REQUIRED
TRAIL MAP (I recommend downloading the app AllTrails)
NOTE ABOUT PACE: We will stick together as a group. All paces/skill levels are welcome to join. Please come prepared- this means carrying 10 essentials, carry water and snacks, and have access to a trail map. If you have any concerns about your pace/the pace of the group, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me to chat about it!
REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO JOIN US ON THE HIKE:
Register for an eventbrite ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gwhoc-official-meetup-moro-canyon-loop-tickets-46309224136
Password is GWHOC
Make sure you have the GWH Liability Waiver signed and on file!
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!
EVERY GIRL IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A PAPER TRAIL MAP OR ELECTRONIC VERSION DOWNLOADED! EVERY GIRL IS ALSO REQUIRED TO BE CARRYING AT LEAST 2L OF WATER AND SNACKS.
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 Thursday! ♥ Can't wait to see some familiar faces as well as meet some new ones!