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California Central Coast: Horn Canyon Trail

Hello ladies! I’m Caroline and I’m an ambassador for GWH Central Coast. I will be hosting this hike to Horn Canyon Trail near Ojai. This 5-mile out-and-back trail was affected by last year’s Thomas Fire. But, it is slowly recovering. There are reports of wild flowers and a running creek. Should be a beautiful hike through the Los Padres National Forest.

This is a ladies-only hike. All women are welcome. No one will get left behind. Any updates will be posted on the event thread. I will update the event description if anything changes.

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).

Horn Canyon Trail, Los Padres National Forest
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: February 23, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: 5 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,922 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/horn-canyon-trail
More Trail Info: https://www.hikespeak.com/trails/horn-canyon-trail-ojai/
Water Required: 3 liters
Dogs: Dogs welcome, but must be kept on leash.
Kids: No
Men: No
Permits / Passes: n/a
Trailhead Address: Thacher Road & Forest Route 
5N10, Ojai, CA 93023
Trailhead Coordinates: 34.46337, -119.17838 (34° 27′ 48.13″N 119° 10′ 42.16″W)
***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

Earlier Event: February 23
California San Diego - Fletcher Point
Later Event: February 23
Northern California - Kelly Lake Loop