Gals On the Go! (series) Semi-Beginner and Beginner level: Level 2/4 Hiking/Incline Conditioning, under 5 miles round trip and under 2.5 hours. There will be one major Incline. the goal is to condition your body to inclines. This is a timed event. The Group will meet at the Stairs. "Be advised the Parking rules are stricter in the Fern Dell Area, but not in the Merry-Go-Round area." If you miss this group there will be a 6:30 PM Hiking group for you to attend that will meet in Parking Lot Two on the other end of lot 2, Thank you. Park in the Lot above above and to the West of the Merry-Go-Round. There are three parking Lots. the first one is parking lot one and the one Next to the Merry-Go-Round is parking Lot three. The Stairs are in Parking Lot 2.
Attention:There will be Inclines, trails, fire roads, paved roads, one shot at climbing, NO jumping, some jogging,trotting and some fast and slow walking. The destination and the "amount of stops" are at the discretion of the Hike leader totally. Our Focus is to CONDITION. Therefore, to do this requires Time, Distance, Inclines and Consistency ... This Group is great for the preparation of 5K Walking Events, Rehabilitation of injuries and beginner hikers preparing to move up to a level 5 Intermediate or more Hike.
" This will not be a RUNNING, TRAIL BLAZING or Death Marching EVENT.
" In Deeds we trust ! "
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Wear hiking shoes, trail runners or Running shoes, Bring 2 pairs of socks, bring a good attitude, water, sunscreen, a thin jacket, Mp3 player and camera. note this is similar to a Sierra Club Level 2/3.
THIS IS NOT A PICK-UP HIKE ! Guys are welcome too ... but if you get weird or creepy, Zero Tolerance, TRUST !