TRAIL NAME: Potato Mountain via Evey Canyon
HIKE DATE: Sunday, June 23, 2019
MEETING TIME: 7:30 am – 7:45 am
(Please be there on time, we’ll wait at the meeting point and then caravan to the trail head.)
Return Approx: 12:00 pm
HIKE LEAD: Janice Cordova
HIKE LEVEL: Level 5 – (Moderate workout, good quick uphill to the peak, sun exposure)
WHAT IS A HIKING LEVEL?
Find out more about hiking levels here:
HIKE DISTANCE: 5 Miles (Round Trip)
HIKE DURATION: 2.5 Hours (approx)
DIRECT LINK: https://goo.gl/maps/uDqq25otgQzRzcrAA
HIKE WALKTHROUGH: This hike starts at the Evey Canyon fire road trail head. The hike will start at the closed gate. The fire road at first descends then climbs through oak woodland for 1.5 miles where it reaches an open chaparral saddle. We will take the left road and ascend to the summit in about a mile. On the summit is a concrete water tank. It is a nice place to sit and watch the view. Potato Mt. toward Mt. Baldy, Ontario Peak, and Cucamonga Peak, covered with snow. Bring a potato and make your own iconic marking there. But we’ll make sure to leave no potato behind.
REQUIRED: Water Bottles (at least 2 – 3 liters water bottles), hat, sunscreen.
RECOMMENDED: Comfortable shoes with grip, light-colored clothing/hiking attire, hiking pole(s), additional sun gear for hot days.
DOG-FRIENDLY?: Yes, but must on kept on a leash. Dogs must be experienced and friendly to other hikers/dogs. You must pick up after your pet. Bring additional water and drinking container.
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?
We take your safety quite seriously, and would not like for you to attend a hike you’re not ready for. 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 suit 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.