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California San Diego - Mt. Wilson


This hike is led by GWH Ambassadors Kaitlyn and Natalie! This hike is for Ushers Syndrome Awareness and POW Remembrance Day so attendees are encouraged to wear the awareness color(s): BLUE and BLACK. Awareness ribbons will be provided :)

14 miles ▪️4,200’ Elevation gain ▪️Rating: Difficult▪️ GWH Rating: Red/Black

*This is a GWH members only hike, no guys, kids or pets for this one. 

*If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! If you’re not a registered member, you can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here:

ROUTE: Chantry Flats (you can find more info and are encouraged to read up on the trail here: )

TIME: Meet at 6:15am, hike starts promptly at 6:30am. There is no service at the trailhead so please be on time. 

PACE: Looking to keep about a 2mph pace but WILL be staying (hiking, summiting and ending) as a group. If you’re on a tight time crunch or aren’t looking to stay as a group, it may not be the hike for you.

PARKING: Chantry Flats Trailhead
*Adventure Pass REQUIRED*

*All attendees must have a free eventbrite ticket in order to attend.
Password is always GWHSD

❗️Required: 4L water, snacks, first aid kit, layers (weather dependent), trail map (digital or physical) and sunscreen.
Recommended: electrolytes, trekking poles, bug spray or bug net, and a buff or bandana.
For a full list of items you should bring on any day hike, AKA The 10 Essentials:

WAIVER: ***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending - it takes less than a minute to sign and once you do, you’re good to go for all future meetups***

WEATHER: My go to site for checking mountain weather-

GWH RATING- 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! 4L of water required.

BLACK: Experienced hikers ONLY, unmarked trail/easy to get lost, 9,500ft.+ altitude, 3,000+ft. elevation gain. At least 5L of water required.

Any updates will be posted on the event thread via the pinned post and I’ll update the event description if anything changes :)

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