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California Central Coast - Franklin Trail in Carpinteria

This hike is led by GWH Ambassador Caroline!

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’re more than welcome to attend anyway! 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 
I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only. 

What to bring: Water. Bring your own water, at least 3 liters, as it can be very hot and sunny on the trail. Snack: We will be taking a snack break. Ten essentials: As always, it is a good idea to bring the 10 hiking essentials (optional).

Franklin Trail
Trail Rating: YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 3L of water required.
Date: January 12, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: 2.8 miles for beginners; 6.2 miles for intermediate
Elevation Gain: Up to 1,135 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/franklin-trail
Water Required: 3 liters
Dogs: Dogs welcome, but must be kept on leash.
Permits / Passes: n/a
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 4918 Foothill Road, Carpinteria 93013
More Trail Info:https://franklintrail.org/
***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

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