Join us for an evening conditioning hike, finishing in evening twilight and providing unobstructed views of the Bakersfield sunset. Bring water and sun protection!
We meet at the Sheriff's shooting range near the "west" entrance to Hart Park. This one and a half to two hour hike is moderate because we do keep a good pace as we move up down some hills, a few which are somewhat steep and can be slippery. The total distance is about five miles with an elevation gain of around 1300 feet.
JUNE 24TH WILL BE THE LAST TUESDAY MODERATE CONDITIONING HIKE UNTIL AUGUST OR SEPTEMBER. THANK YOU ALL FOR COMING OUT AND MAKING THIS SUCH AN ENJOYABLE WAY TO GET IN SHAPE! SPECIAL THANKS TO BILL (BILBO) BAUGHER, WHO ORIGINALLY STARTED THESE CONDITIONING HIKES AND INTRODUCED ME TO THIS EXCELLENT ROUTE!
I would not recommend this hike for anyone who is not in shape. You don't have to be in great hiking shape but you do need to have a recent history of regular cardio exercise. So, if you are looking to keep in shape and something to do, join us at the posted start time. A headlamp should not be needed but I always like to carry one for emergencies.
Hope to see you out there!
We do conditioning Hikes so we can hike to places like this!
(A place we will be going this spring break in Utah!)
*** PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY ***
No one in the group is a guide or in any way responsible for your comfort or safety. Please be prepared with adequate gear and supplies for the trip. Please remember that going out into wilderness has risks associated with it and you should be aware and prepared to address any changes in weather, road conditions or to look out for/avoid random acts of nature, including insects, wild animals and natural hazards. It is your responsibility to evaluate the difficulty of any activity you participate in, and decide whether you are prepared by having the experience, skill, knowledge, equipment, and the physical and emotional stamina to safely participate.
*** WAIVER OF LIABILITY ***
The Organizers and members in this group are not professional leaders, guides, or mountaineers. The function of the member or organizer is only to organize the trip. Each person who shows up for a trip/meetup (and their guest or guests) is responsible for his or her own safety. By attending a hike, or any other event organized by this group, you are acknowledging that you and any guests that you bring are aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with the activity and freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards, and further agree to release and discharge the Organizers, Members of the Kern Tulare Peak Baggers and Trail Hikers Meetup Group from and against any and all liability arising from your participation in the group activities.
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