Whittier

whittier2REAL HIKE NAME: Turnbull Canyon Fireroad to the Water Tower

HIKE DATE: Sunday, August 24, 2014

MEETUP TIME: 4:00pm
(We’ll wait about 15mins at the meeting point and head to the trail head at 4:15pm)

HIKE LEAD: Diana Herrera

HIKE LEVEL: Level 4 

WHAT IS A HIKING LEVEL?:
Find out more about hiking levels here:
http://latrailhikers.com/about/hike-levels/

HIKE RSVPhttps://www.facebook.com/latrailhikers/events

HIKE DURATION: 2.5 hours

HIKE DISTANCE:  3 miles approx (round-trip)

MEETUP LOCATION:
Circle K
12604 Beverly Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90601

[Click on the address above or scroll down for a map of the meeting point]

PARKING NOTE: Recent municipal code changes in residential parking areas will have us park at a distance. Expect a good lengthy walk to the trail head.

TRAIL WALK-THRU:  We will start off on a flat trail for the first 1/2 mile.   And then, we’ll start to go up plenty of uphill at a gradual incline (it’s a workout). Our goal is to touch the water tower at the top!   There is a magnificent view of the surrounding area, almost 360 degree view.  We then will go down an easy trail which leads us out the rest of the way back to the flat trail which brought us in.

REQUIRED: WATER, at least 1 to 2 liters of water (about three 20oz water bottles). Comfortable walking/crosstraining/hiking shoes.

RECOMMENDED:  Small snack. Hiking pole. Sun Screen. Pack light and wear light colors. Long pants (windbreakers or light gym pants)

DOG FRIENDLY?: Yes, but dogs must be on a leash. Dogs should be friendly with other dogs/hikers. Remember the to a baggy!

NOTE:  This is a real work out, you will sweat.  This is not a shady hike, it’s sunshine happy. However, the view from the top will be worth the hike.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE WITH THE GROUP ON THIS HIKE?
1. Read the Hike’s Details we link at the very top of this page.
2. Make sure that the Hike Level accommodates your hiking experience.
3. If, and only if it suits you, then RSVP for this event and show up the day of the hike with all necessary gear and water (we mention everything you need on the details page for this hike).

MY FRIEND SAID I CAN DO THIS HIKE, I SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO IT, RIGHT?
Contrary to popular belief, you know your body and hiking experience better than your friends. Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced hiker, please read our hike details page as the hike may not suite your experience level. We have a better experience if every hike has hikers of the intended level.

DISCLAIMER: LA Trail Hikers and its Leads/Organizers/Participants do not take responsibility for any harm,bodily injury, accidents, or damage to personal property. By clicking “Attending,” or attending the hike, you confirming that you understand that all outdoor activity such as hiking, backpacking, and trekking have an associated danger, and will not hold any hike lead/organizer, participant, LA Trail Hikers, or any group associated pet responsible for any hazard to your well being. Additionally, you will not be allowed to participate with the group if you are not adequately prepared with enough water and the right gear/equipment/nutrition essential to complete the hike. You are fully responsible for yourself.

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