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California San Diego - Mt. Wilson

6 PACK OF PEAKS WITH A PURPOSE-

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 :)

MT. WILSON
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: https://girls-who-hike.myshopify.com/products/gwh-new-member-kit

ROUTE: Chantry Flats (you can find more info and are encouraged to read up on the trail here: https://www.google.com/amp/s/socalhiker.net/mt-wilson-via-chantry-flats/amp/ )

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*

PERMITS/PASSES REQUIRED:
*All attendees must have a free eventbrite ticket in order to attend.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gwhsd-official-meetup-mt-wilson-tickets-49254167541
Password is always GWHSD

WHAT TO BRING:
❗️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:
https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/day-hiking-checklist.html

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***
http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

WEATHER: My go to site for checking mountain weather- https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Mount-Wilson-California/forecasts/1741

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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