Filtering by: California

Aug
24
8:00 AM08:00

California Orange County - Peter's Canyon Regional Park

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Chelsea Cross!

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.


Peters Canyon Regional Park
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Distance: 5.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 600 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/peters-canyon-loop-trail
Water Required: 2 liters

Dogs: Yes
Permits / Passes: OC Parks Parking Fee Required
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 8548 Canyon View Ave, Orange, CA 92869
Eventbrite: N/A
Kids: No
Men: No

***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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Aug
15
6:00 AM06:00

California Inland Empire - Bridge to Nowhere

This Hike is led by GWHIE Ambassador Mary Toepfer Kelly!

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.


Bridge to Nowhere

Trail Rating: Yellow to Red RED: Strenuous hike ,possible unmarked trail, Experienced hikers welcome, semi-experienced welcome if they plan on training beforehand! 4L of water required.

There will be several water crossings requiring change of shoes or hiking sandals. Rock scramble and a nice swim at the Bridge so please bring something you can swim in.

This is going to be a slower paced hike and more of a Forrest Bathing experience. Smell the flowers, hear the sounds, see nature in a whole new light. Enjoy all of nature!

Date: August 15, 2019
Time: 0600 till around 4ish
Distance: 10 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,400
AllTrails Track:
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/east-fork-trail-bridge-to-nowhere?p=23395546
Water Required:

Dogs: NO
Permits / Passes: ADVENTURE PASS OR AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL PARK PASS

Trailhead Coordinates / Address: Camp Bonita Road, San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, Azusa, CA 91702
Trailhead coordinates: 34.23696, -117.765119 (34° 14′ 13.05″N 117° 45′ 54.42″W)

Eventbrite: NONE
Kids: NO
Men: NO

***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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Aug
10
7:00 AM07:00

California Central Coast - Walk Like MADD

Walk Like MADD - a fundraising 5K walk for MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving).

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Susan Adamich!

2019 Ventura County Walk Like MADD 5K

This event is dedicated to Chris Prewitt, my friend and classmate whose life was tragically cut short.

Why We Walk: CHRIS PREWITT
Home City: Ventura, California
Crash Anniversary: April 06, 2014
On the early morning of April 6th, 2014, Chris Prewitt was jogging, training for a marathon, along the side of Victoria Avenue between the cities of Ventura and Oxnard. His goal was to run 16 miles that morning, come home to his wife and daughter, and spend the day with them. Tragically, he never came home. Chris was struck and killed by a driver who was operating her vehicle under the influence of xanex and marijuana. A choice was made, and that choice took another person’s life.
Chris Prewitt was a figure-head in the community of Ventura-- a coach, a teacher, a vice principal, but most importantly, he was a husband and father. He was known for his kind heart, his tenacity to work with students and athletes to ensure their success, and he was a dear friend to many. Not only was Chris heavily involved with his community, and beloved by those who worked with him, but Chris was also a loving husband and incredible father. Erin and Izzy were the two people that this tragedy struck the hardest. The loss of a husband and father is one that no family should have to shoulder, and the senseless loss of his life is one that they have to wake to, every day, for the rest of their days. We share Chris’s story in hopes that it serves as a cautionary tale to those that hear it. That we can help end the vicious cycle of senseless decisions involving drugs, drinking and driving, which leads to the loss of innocent life. That one decision can result in another’s loss, taking away something irreplaceable.

Trail Rating: It’s a run/walk on city sidewalks, but if it was a hike it would be rated GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019
Time: Check in: 7:00 am-8:30 am. Race 9:00 am-11:00 am - Afterwards, everyone is invited to gather for lunch at the Collection - there are many good choices of eating places.
Optional dress is 80’s theme for the walk.
Distance: 5 Km (3.1 miles)
Elevation Gain: 0
AllTrails Track: Loop
Water Required: water will be available throughout the event

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: NA
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: The Collection at RiverPark - 2751 Park View Ct. #261
Oxnard, California 93036 (near Target).

You must register for this event. Please use the link below. Our team is listed as: Girls Who Hike.
https://www.walklikemadd.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=962
(Fundraising is your choice - please consider making a donation to this worthy organization.)

Kids: Yes! (kids under 18 must be accompanied by their own parent/guardian)
Men: Yes!

***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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Jul
27
9:00 AM09:00

San Francisco & Northern California - Twin Lakes & Desolation Wilderness

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Amanda Bartell! Come out and enjoy this beautiful hike above Pollock Pines which features some GORGEOUS Desolation lakes! Bring swimwear if you want to take an icy dip!

PLEASE NOTE: We will be meeting at the overflow parking area, as the main parking lot is almost always full in the past when I have done this hike. On Google maps this is called "Wright's Lake Equestrian Camp. See below for coordinates.

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.

Twin Lakes

Trail Rating: RED: this hike can be difficult, with possible unmarked trail due to a rough winter. This hike is at relatively high elevation (Approx 8000 ft.)
Date: July 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Distance: approx. 7 miles
Elevation Gain: approx. 1500 Feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/island-and-twin-lakes
NOTE: We will be going approx. 7 miles from the equestrian camp lot to Twin Lakes only, and will not be continuing on to Island Lake.
Water Required: 4L
Dogs: Yes
Trailhead Coordinates/Address: 38.842244,-120.235225 Wright's Lake Equestrian Camp Parking
Permits / Passes: None
Kid friendly: No
Men: No
Carpool: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/g6t3cz

***In order to attend an official meetup, you MUST have a signed Liability Waiver on file. Please see the Group Rules for details/link to sign. It takes 60 seconds to complete and one waiver clears you for all meetups!***

Waiver: https://docs.google.com/a/girlswhohike.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMIlT2K4Yovi_X_NJrhlsRKBy9yqedBS1C4dmSsguyV8vLmw/viewform?c=0&w=1

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Jul
13
7:30 AM07:30

California Central Coast - Sycamore Canyon

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Susan Adamich!

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.

It’s July! Let’s hike near the coast where it’s cool!
Sycamore Canyon is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Malibu, California that is rated as moderate. The trail starts near the beach and follows the scenic canyon gradually uphill on a closed fire road. There are wild parrots squawking in the trees. We will go approximately three miles and turn around to return to the beach.

Meet at the entrance to Sycamore Canyon Campground, Point Mugu State Park. There are day use parking lots on both sides of the highway; at Sycamore Cove, and at Sycamore Canyon Campground. Parking fee inside the park is $12.00 for all day. Free parking along the highway.

Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Distance: 5.9 miles
Elevation Gain: 219 feet
AllTrails Track: Out and back
Water Required: 2L
Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: State Park parking fee
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 34.07524, -119.0139
CA Highway 1 (Pacific Coast Highway), Point Mugu State Park, Sycamore Canyon Campground

Kids: Yes (family members only)
Men: Yes (family members only)

***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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Jul
4
6:00 AM06:00

California Los Angeles - Wisdom Tree

This Hike is led by GWHLA Ambassador Anjelica A!
This is a TURTLE 🐢 pace hike. We will be doing an out and back but using the loop map. Please dress up in your best red, white, and blue, Stars and Stripes attire 😊🇺🇸💗 It’s a short hike but actually a good workout from the incline. This is one of my favorite solo hikes!

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.


Wisdom Tree and Hollywood sign
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: Thursday July 4th, 2019
Time: 6:00am
Distance: 3.7 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,368
AllTrails Trail Link: Check out this trail on AllTrails.
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/wisdom-tree-cahuenga-peak-and-mount-lee-summit-loop?p=22787279
Water Required: 3 liters of water

Dogs: TBD (it’s a slim trail up to wisdom tree, they are allowed on leash but just let me know first)
Permits / Passes: None(street parking on Lake Hollywood Drive ONLY!)
Trailhead Coordinates: (34.1320200, -118.3376500)
Trailhead Address: 3500 Wonderview Drive Los Angeles, CA 90068
Eventbrite: TBD
Kids: No
Men: TBD

***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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Jul
1
6:00 AM06:00

California Inland Empire - Baden Powell



This Hike is led by GWHIE Ambassador Mary Toepfer Kelly!

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.


Mount Baden Powell

(PEAK 4 out of 6)

Trail 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. Including electrolytes!

Trekking poles recommended, steep elevation and several switchbacks.

Date: July 1, 2019
Time: 0600
Distance: 8.9 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,788
AllTrails Track:
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/mount-baden-powell?p=23002642

Water Required: 4 L

Dogs: NO

Permits / Passes: ADVENTURE PASS OR AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL PASS

Trailhead Coordinates / Address:
34.373611, -117.751388

HWY 2 IS CLOSED FROM 14 MI EAST OF LA CANADA TO 18.1 MI EAST OF LA CANADA

You will have to go up through Wrightwood!

Eventbrite: NO

Kids: NO

Men: NO

***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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Jun
30
7:30 AM07:30

California Central Coast - Cathedral Lakes Trail in Yosemite

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Jenny Kotlyar! 

This is the 2nd hike in the Yosemite series. The 1st hike is to Clouds Rest:https://www.facebook.com/events/255701601808605/ Joining both is not required. 

The trail is fairly steep, rising 1,000 feet in about 3.5 miles. The trail is also located at high elevation, so the air is thinner, possibly causing those that are not acclimated to the elevation to tire faster, and fatigue. The view upon arrival is worth every bit of work it takes to get there. Cathedral Peak rises beyond a pristine alpine lake. Alongside the lake, a beautiful meadow filled with wildflowers adds color to this amazing landscape. It is truly a paradise.

Cathedral Lakes 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: June 30, 2019
Time: 7:30am-1:30pm
Distance: 7 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,551 ft
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/cathedral-lake-trail
Water Required: 3L. Water will also be available on the trail for filtering but BRING 3L to start. 

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: Pass to get into Yosemite NP
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: CA-120, Wawona, CA 95389
Kids: No
Men: No

***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

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. 

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Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

California Central Coast - Clouds Rest via Tenaya Lake in Yosemite

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Jenny Kotlyar! 

The best place to enjoy the view of Half Dome from the top. Cloud's Rest, a massive granite formation just northeast of Half Dome in Yosemite Valley, is famous for its very high degree of visual prominence in the valley as well as its razor-sharp ridge near the summit. For people who have hiked Cloud's Rest, they are most impressed with the thrilling feeling they have while scrambling up the narrow ridge, with sheer drop-offs on both sides, to the summit. The fastest way to day hike Cloud's Rest starts from the Sunrise Lakes trailhead on Tioga Road near Tenaya Lake. This will be a HARD hike. 

This is the 1st hike in the Yosemite series. The 2nd one is on Sunday:https://www.facebook.com/events/354615845132242/ Joining both is not required. 

Clouds Rest Trail from Tenaya Lake
Trail 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.
Date: June 29, 2019
Time: 7:30am-4:00pm
Distance: 12.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 3,113 ft
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/clouds-rest-trail-from-tenaya-lake
Water Required: 3L. Water will also be available on the trail for filtering, but BRING 3L to start. 

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: Pass to get into Yosemite NP
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: CA-120, California
Kids: No
Men: No

***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

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. 

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Jun
24
5:30 AM05:30

California Inland Empire - Mount Wilson

This Hike is led by GWHIE Ambassador Mary Toepfer Kelly! 

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.

This is the #3 peak of the 6 Pack of Peak Challenge. I will also be hosting Mount Baden Powell, Ontario Peak and Cucamonga Peak. 

You are not required to register if you just want to challenge yourself to hike these with me. 
https://socialhiker.net/six-pack-peaks-challenge/

Mount Wilson 

Trail 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.

Slower hikers welcome. No one left behind! Please be prepared with bug net, layers, 10 essentials, lunch and snacks. 

Date: Monday JUNE 24th 2019
Time: 5:30 am 
Distance: 14.2 
Elevation Gain: 4,291 
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/mount-wilson-trail-to-manzanita-ridge
Water Required: 4 Liters and electrolytes required (Propel, Gatorade, Nuun) 

Dogs: NO
Permits / Passes: Adventure Pass 
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 34.19603, -118.02246
We will meet at Chantry Flat parking area near restrooms. 
Kids: NO
Men: NO

***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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Jun
23
8:00 AM08:00

California San Diego - Big Laguna Mountain Loop

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Sierra Jean Vickers!

I tend to be a faster-paced hiker (20-21 minutes/mile), and this is also a long hike! So please consider your fitness level before signing up for this hike. I am happy to take breaks, but don't want to wait around a lot. I really like challenging myself on hikes and I would love to have you come along to challenge yourself too!

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. 


Big Laguna Mountain Loop 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: June 23rd, 2019
Time: 8am
Distance: 10.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,167ft.
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/big-laguna-mountain-loop-trail
Water Required: 3L or water

Dogs: Allowed, but must be kept on a leash. PLEASE bring extra water for your pooch!
Permits / Passes: Adventure Pass
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 32.90591, -116.4576
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gwhsd-official-hike-big-laguna-mountain-loop-trail-tickets-61255417603 
Eventbrite PW:GWHSD
Kids: No
Men: Yes

***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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Jun
23
7:00 AM07:00

California Orange County - Top of the World Loop

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Chelsea Cross!

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. 


Top of the World Loop
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: 6/23/19
Time: 7:00-10:00 a.m.
Distance: 6 miles
Elevation Gain: 1000 ft
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/rock-it-loop-trail
Water Required: 2 liters

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: No
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 3250 Alta Laguna Blvd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Eventbrite: N/A
Kids: No
Men: No

***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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Jun
22
7:00 AM07:00

California Inland Empire - Big Horn Mine Trail

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassadors Heather Emerson!

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.

Big Horn Mine Trail 
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: Saturday June 22, 2019
Time: 7:00am-12:00pm
Distance: 3.9 
Elevation Gain: 633 ft 
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/big-horn-mine-trail?p=22612973
Water Required: 2L

Dogs: Yes
Permits / Passes: Adventure Pass
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 34.3736113, -117.7522817 (same parking lot for Baden Powell) 
Eventbrite: TBD - will post JUNE 1st
Kids: No
Men: No

Hello Everyone! 

Big Horn Mine is a personal favorite hike and I’m excited to share this hike with you all! This mile is in at just under 4 miles, but ends at the iconic ruins of Big Horn Mine! Due to crazy winter weather, this one had to wait a little, and June just felt like the perfect time! 

Parts of the trail are currently washed out, which may still be the case when we hike it, but it is still passable, per most reviews. 

For those of you who dare: bring your headlamps! The entrance to the Mine can be a slight struggle to get into, but if I can watch a 6’6” man shimmy into it, so can you! 

Any questions please post in this event and I will do my best to get back to you ladies ASAP. 

I will be calling this event at 25 attendees, and will post an Eventbrite link on June 1st. In the meantime, this serves as our official reminder. 💕

***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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Jun
15
8:00 AM08:00

California San Diego - Cuyamaca Peak via Azalea Glen Loop

This hike is led by GWH Ambassador Allyson Berliner

We will be hiking as one group and nobody will be left behind.

Due to the length of this hike, please bring electrolytes, nutrient dense snacks/food, at least 3L of water required, sun protection and your 10 hiking essentials. 

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. 


Trail: Cuyamaca Peak Via Azalea Glen Loop
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: Saturday, June 15th, 2019
Time: 8am
Distance: 7.7 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,833 feet
All Trails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/cuyamaca-peak-via-azalea-glen-loop
Water Required: 3L or water

**For those hikers who have more time and/or want to add extra miles after Cuyamaca hike**
I’ll be leading an additional short hike to Stonewall Peak (across the street). 
Distance: 3.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 814 feet
All Trails: Track: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/stonewall-peak


Dogs: No.
Permits / passes: $10 parking fee required at the Paso Picacho campground.

Carpool: Carpooling is strongly suggested. I will be posting a carpool thread soon.

Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 32.96022,-116.58021 / Paso Picacho Campground :13650 CA-79, Julian, California, 92036. The parking lot is on the right after the ranger pay station.

Eventbrite: Tickets are required to attend this hike and available until 6/14. The password is GWHSD
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gwhsd-official-hike-cuyamaca-peak-via-azalea-glen-loop-tickets-62241975424
Kids: No
Men: Yes

***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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Jun
9
8:00 AM08:00

California San Diego - Iron Mountain

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassadors Jess LaScola!

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. 


Trail: Iron Mountain (Poway, CA)

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: Sunday, June 9

Time: 8:00 AM

Distance: ~5.2 miles RT 

Elevation Gain: ~1,102ft

AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/iron-mountain-trail--5

Water Required: Yes-3L

Dogs: No 

Permits / Passes: No

Trailhead Coordinates: 32.9775° N,116.9727° W 

Meeting Location: Iron Mountain Commuter Lot Poway, CA 92064 Google Maps 
(we will meet at the dirt lot at 8:00AM; please arrive early as parking lot may be full; carpooling is strongly suggested)

Kids: No
Men: No

***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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May
30
7:00 AM07:00

California Inland Empire - Castle Rock Trail

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Heather Emerson!

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.

Castle Rock Trail 
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: Sunday, June 30, 2019
Time: 7:00am-12:00pm
Distance: 2.6 
Elevation Gain: 833 ft 
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/castle-rock-trail
Water Required: 2L

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: No - Street Parking, please note posted signs
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 62PQ+M7 Big Bear Lake, California
Eventbrite: TBD - will post JUNE 1st
Kids: No
Men: No

Hello Everyone! 

Castle Rock Trail is a more heavily-trafficked Trail, that is just under 3 miles, and offers views of Big Bear lake. Parking is a bit of a chore for this area, so I do recommend that we car pool (when possible). 

This trail offers a bit of scrambling once you get up to the rock at the top. We will be hiking as a group, so our pace is that of what every hiker in the group is comfortable with, no hiker left behind! This one is more of a “short but steep” type hike 😅

After this hike, if you ladies are willing, we can do a restaurant takeover and head down and hang out in the village! 

Any questions please post in this event and I will do my best to get back to you ladies ASAP. 

I will be capping this event at 15 attendees, due to limited parking and type of trail, and will post an Eventbrite link on June 1st. In the meantime, this serves as our official reminder. 💕

***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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May
27
8:00 AM08:00

California Central Valley - Calaveras Big Trees South Grove Hike

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Kristen Dugger.

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. 

Calaveras Big Trees South Grove Trail Hike
Trail Rating:GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: 24 March 2019
Time: 0900
Distance: 4.9
Elevation Gain:754
AllTrails Track:https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/calaveras-south-grove-trail
Water Required: 2L

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: $5 parking, cash only
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 1170 East Highway 4 Arnold, CA
Kids: Yes
Men: Ladies only please

***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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May
19
5:00 PM17:00

California Central Coast - Scenic Overlook Trail

Hello ladies! I’m Caroline and I’m an ambassador for GWH Central Coast. I will be hosting this sunset hike to the Scenic and Overlook Trails within the Sycamore Canyon Campground. The 3.7-mile trails offers picturesque views of the Pacific Coast. The late afternoon hike will give us an opportunity to trek across the top ridge of Big Sycamore where we should see wildflowers along the trails as well as view the sun as it sets.

NOTE: The start time may be adjusted to reflect what time the schedule sunset will be on this day. 

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: Headlamp or flashlight as we may be completing this hike in the dark. Water: Bring your own water as it can be very hot and sunny on the trail. Snack: We will be taking a snack break. Ten essential: As always, it is a good idea to bring the 10 hiking essentials. 

Scenic and Overlook Trails, Sycamore Canyon Campground
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Time: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Distance: 3.7 miles 
Elevation Gain: 427 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/scenic-and-overlook-trails-loop
Trail Info: https://www.hikespeak.com/trails/scenic-overlook-trail-loop-point-mugu-malibu/#trailhead-directions
Water Required: 2 liters

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: $12 fee to park in the Big Sycamore Canyon Day Use Area. Free parking can be found along PCH outside the entrance. 
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 34.071305, -119.012668 (34° 04′ 16.69″N 119° 00′ 45.60″W) / Sycamore Canyon Road, Malibu, CA 90265
Eventbrite: N/A
Kids: No
Men: No

***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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May
13
6:00 AM06:00

California Inland Empire - Strawberry Peak

This Hike is led by GWHIE Ambassador Mary Toepfer Kelly 

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.


Strawberry Peak 

This is the #2 peak of the 6 Pack of Peak Challenge. I will also be hosting Mount Wilson, Mount Baden Powell, Ontario Peak and Cucamonga Peak. 
Further information on the 6 pack of peak challenge. You are not required to register if you just want to challenge yourself to hike these with me. 
https://socialhiker.net/six-pack-peaks-challenge/

Trail Rating: 
YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 
I personally am a slower hiker so starting early assures that we can get through this hike in daylight as I am all for the slower hikers! 

Date: Monday May 13, 2019
Time: 0600 to noonish 
Distance: 7.2 miles 
Elevation Gain: 1,788

AllTrails Track: 
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/strawberry-peak-trail-via-redbox-canyon

Water Required: 4L

Dogs: No

Permits / Passes: Adventure Pass https://socalhiker.net/where-to-buy-an-adventure-pass-in-southern-california/ 
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 34.258840, -118.104340
Eventbrite: None
Kids: No
Men: No

***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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May
11
1:00 PM13:00

Northern California - Sacramento Meet & Greet

This meetup will be hosted by GWH Ambassador Amanda Bartell.

Are you a hiking enthusiast? Or are you new to hiking? Never been on a hike, but want to give it a shot? Want to meet some awesome local ladies who have common interests, and maybe find a new hiking buddy? This event is for YOU!

This event will be held at Urban Roots Brewing & Smokehouse

We have "The Slab" community table reserved for our group to eat, drink, and chat! When you arrive, feel free to order food/beer at the front and head on over.

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.

***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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May
4
6:00 AM06:00

California San Diego - 5 Peak Challenge

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Jess LaScola!

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. 

Trail: 5 PEAK CHALLENGE!!!

Trail 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.

Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Meet Time: 6:00 AM 
Start Time: 6:15AM

Distance: ~17 miles
Elevation Gain: 4,249 Ft

AllTrails Track: please review this website/ map! https://mtrp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/63bb11d7d5f82488a098a6679eff4fde_5PeakChallenge_Map_3.pdf

Water Required: MINIMUM 4L/ bring extra between hikes
Food: please bring snacks/ quick lunch, as this will be an all day event.

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: No

Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 32.805210, -117037707

Kids: No
Men: No

Meeting Place: Cowles Mountain Trailhead on 7001 Golfcrest Dr, San Diego, CA 92119 (NOT the Mesa road location please)


***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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May
2
6:00 PM18:00

California Central Coast - Arroyo Verde Park

This Official Meetup Hike Series is led by GWH Ambassador Susan Adamich!

Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required. 

Date: Five Thursdays: May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm (hike 6:00-7:00 pm)
Distance: 2 mile trail loop (with options to make a longer or shorter loop)
Elevation Gain: 508 ft.
AllTrails Track: www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/arroyo-verde-park
Water Required: 2 L (There are drinking fountains throughout the park.)

Dogs: Yes (Be aware that there are signs posted that dogs must be leashed in the park including trails; however, there are often many unleashed dogs. Your decision.)
Permits / Passes: Parking inside the park $2 per hour, $5 maximum fee for all day (Free parking on the street at the intersection of Foothill & Day Roads). If you plan to stay past 6:30 pm parking outside the gate is recommended as the park workers usually clear the parking lots and want to lock up and go home. Walking in and out of the park is OK and the park officially closes at dusk (around 7:45-8:00 pm in May).
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 34.28492, - 119.22605; at the intersection of Foothill & Day Roads, Ventura, CA.
Eventbrite: NA
Kids: Yes, bring the fam! 
(All children under 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. Parents must fill out the online waiver form below for each child.)
Men: Yes, bring the fam!

***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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Apr
28
8:00 AM08:00

California San Diego - Laguna Mountain Ridge via the PCT

This Hike is led by GWHSD Ambassador Sierra Jean Vickers.

I tend to be a faster-paced hiker, and this is also a long hike! So please consider your fitness level before signing up for this hike. I am happy to take breaks, but don't want to wait around a lot. I am training for the Trailblaze Challenge, so I'm trying to challenge myself, while I lead hikes, and I would love to have you come along to challenge yourself too!

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. 


Laguna Mountain Ridge via the PCT
Trail Rating: YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 3L of water required. PLEASE consider that this is a 16.6 mile hike, with over 2,000 ft. elevation again. It is on the cusp of a YELLOW/RED hike!
Date: Sunday, April 28th
Time: 8:00am
Distance: 16.6 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,198 ft.
AllTrails Track:
https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/california/laguna-mountain-ridge-via-the-pct
Water Required: 3L/4L of water REQUIRED

Dogs: No dogs (they are technically allowed on the trail, but this is a very long hike and I don’t want to have to worry about heat and water for the doggos!)
Permits / Passes: Not that I know of so far (will update if needed)
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 32.93439, -116.48241
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gwhsd-official-event-laguna-mountain-ridge-via-the-pct-tickets-59425132170
Kids: No
Men: Yes

***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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Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Northern California - Western States Trail to Robie Point

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Amanda Bartell! Come out and enjoy this leisurely hike through Auburn, which features a waterfall, while getting to know some of our members. 

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.

Western States Trail to Robie Point Firebreak

Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: April 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Distance: approx. 5 miles
Elevation Gain: 731 Feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/western-states-trail-to-robie-point-fire-break
Water Required: 2L
Dogs: Yes
Trailhead Coordinates/Address: 150 CA-193, Auburn, CA 95603 
Meet at trailhead entrance. I will be creating a map in the near future to illustrate parking options. 
Permits / Passes: $10 if parking within Auburn State Recreation Area boundaries
Kid friendly: No
Men: No
Carpool: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/sfdceg

***In order to attend an official meetup, you MUST have a signed Liability Waiver on file. Please see the Group Rules for details/link to sign. It takes 60 seconds to complete and one waiver clears you for all meetups!***

Waiver: https://docs.google.com/a/girlswhohike.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMIlT2K4Yovi_X_NJrhlsRKBy9yqedBS1C4dmSsguyV8vLmw/viewform?c=0&w=1

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Apr
14
6:00 AM06:00

California Orange County - Sitton Peak

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Chelsea Cross!

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. 


Sitton Peak
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: 4/14/19
Time: 6:00-10:30 a.m. (This is based on the recommendation that this hike will take 4.5 hours—but in all honesty we will take this hike at the pace of the slowest hiker so it may take longer.)
Distance: 9.2 miles
Elevation Gain: 1,960 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/sitton-peak-truck-trail
Water Required: 3L

Dogs: Yes (It’s a challenging hike though so make sure your dog is adventure-ready and that you pack ample water and food for your dog.)
Permits / Passes: Adventure Pass
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: San Juan Loop Trailhead, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679
Eventbrite: N/A yet
Kids: No
Men: No

***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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Apr
13
10:30 AM10:30

California Central Coast - Buzzards Roost Trail in Big Sur

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Jenny Kotlyar. There will be a 2nd hike ( https://www.facebook.com/events/2201564093242583/) to a river via Gorge Trail following this hike, attending both is not required. 

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. 

Buzzards Roost Trail
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: April 13, 2019
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Distance: 2.6 miles
Elevation Gain: 810 ft
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/buzzards-roost-trail
Water Required: 2L

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: N/A
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 47299-47207 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Kids: Yes (11+)
Men: Yes

***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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Apr
13
7:30 AM07:30

California Central Coast - Danielson Monument

Hello ladies! I’m Caroline and I’m an ambassador for GWH Central Coast. I will be hosting this hike to Danielson Monument Trail, a 6.4 mile out and back trail located near Newbury Park. Danielson Monument is a stone monument honoring Richard Danielson who donated the ranch to the National Park Service for preservation as an open space. 

This hike takes you from the Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa Recreation Area into the Boney Mountain Wilderness (Point Mugu State Park). During this time of year, there is a superbloom of wildflowers along the trail. We could also take a little detour and trek up to the waterfall.

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 as it can be very hot and sunny on the trail. Snack: We will be taking a snack break. Ten essential: As always, it is a good idea to bring the 10 hiking essentials. 

Danielson Monument 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: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Distance: 6.4 miles 
Elevation Gain: 1,500 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/danielson-monument-trail 
Water Required: 3 liters

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: N/A
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: Main entrance cross street is Via Goleta and Lynn Road, Newbury Park, CA, 91320 GPS Coordinates for Entrance (Via Goleta & Lynn Road): N 34.1569 W -118.9733 (Please note: Parking will be at Rancho Sierra Vista Recreation Park. We will be starting out at Rancho Sierra Vista trailhead, not along Wendy Drive.)
Eventbrite: N/A
Kids: No
Men: No

***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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Apr
13
6:00 AM06:00

California Los Angeles - Ryan Mountain

This Hike is led by GWHLA Ambassador Anjelica A!
This is a TURTLE 🐢 pace hike. This will possibly be a long day because we will be checking out HEART ROCK after Ryan Mountain! If you have time restrictions, this may not be the hike for you this time. 

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. 


RYAN MOUNTAIN at Joshua Tree National Park 
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: Saturday April 13, 2019
Time: 6:00 am
Distance: 3 miles 
Elevation Gain: 1,069ft.
AllTrails Trail Link: Check out this trail on AllTrails.
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/ryan-mountain-trail
Water Required: 3 liters plus electrolyte drink

Dogs: No
Permits / Passes: National Parks pass or national park entrance pass. ($25 dollars to enter the park. We will be carpooling and splitting gas and entrance fees! Will distribute parks pass peeps in multiple cars as best I can!) 
Trailhead Coordinates: (33.9352890, -117.2772882)
Trailhead Address: 12700 Day St
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
United States (meeting at Costco in Moreno Valley first!) 
Eventbrite: TBD
Kids: TBD
Men: TBD

***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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Apr
7
8:30 AM08:30

California Los Angeles - East Canyon to Mission Point Peak Overlook

This hike is hosted by GWHLA Ambassador Kristina Shannon.

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

EAST CANYON to MISSION PEAK 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: Sunday April 7, 2019
Time: 8:30 am
Distance: 9.5 miles
Elevation Gain: ~1,700 ft
AllTrails Trail Link: Check out this trail on AllTrails.
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/east-canyon-and-rice-canyon-trail
Trailhead address: 24255 The Old Road, Newhall, CA
Water Required: 3 liters
Dogs: No
Men: No
Children: over 14 years old only please
Permits / Passes: None required if you park on The Old Road

This is a beautiful in-and-out trail with most of the elevation gain in the first couple of miles. We will take East Canyon (only) to the top and cross to Mission Point Peak (O'Melveny Park). Stunning views of SCV and SFV on clear days. Moderate shade so bring sunscreen as needed. 
We will meet at the trail head by the metal gate, adjacent to the farm/stables on the dirt road (leading off The Old Rd.) There is plenty of free parking along The Old Road, however there is a parking lot specific for this trail (off the dirt road) for which you need to pay $5. I encourage you to park on The Old Rd as everybody does. 

***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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Apr
6
7:15 AM07:15

California Los Angeles - Official Aries Birthday Hike

This Hike is led by GWHLA Ambassador Anjelica A!

**Please come help me celebrate my 🎈birthday and a few other April/Aries birthdays! It will be optional small potluck hike. We will be making a pit stop at the observatory since it’s in our Stars ⭐️ 😉 

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.


West Trail to Captain’s Roost
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 2L of water required.
Date: Saturday April 6, 2019
Time: 7:15 am
Distance: 3.4 miles 
Elevation Gain: 964 ft.
AllTrails Track: Check out this trail on AllTrails.
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/west-trail-and-turner-trail-to-captains-roost-and-mount-hollywood?p=13811802
Water Required: 2 liters

Dogs: TBD
Permits / Passes: No
Trailhead Coordinates: 34.118010, -118.306650
Address: 2333 Fern Dell Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068
Eventbrite: TBD
Kids: No
Men: TBD

***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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