It's all about enjoying the wilderness! Hiking in the local canyons- mostly in the San Gabriel Mountains. All hikes will be along a stream in a canyon and at a very slow pace with lots of breaks. All hikes will be between 5-12 hours long, usually around 9 hours. The difficulty level is intermediate, but beginners are welcome if they are in good shape and have an attitude of adventure! Safety always comes first, of course.

It's recommended (but not required) that you bring the TEN ESSENTIALS on all hikes.
10 ESSENTIALS:
To find your way:
1. Flashlight
2. Map of the area
3. Compass
For your protection:
4. Sunglasses
5. Extra food and water
6. Extra clothing
For emergencies:
7. Waterproof matches
8. Candle or fire starter
9. Pocketknife
10.First-aid kit

For hikes where ADVENTURE PASSES are needed for parking:
You can buy them at any Ranger Station, Sport Chalet, REI, maybe some other sporting goods stores, and sometimes gas stations in the foothills of the mountains. Day pass=$5, Annual pass $30, buy one get second annual pass (called a "secondary pass") for $5.

Joining this hiking Meetup is entirely voluntary and participants assume all associated risks. It is each hiker's responsibility to ensure that s/he is in sufficient fitness and health to participate, with appropriate provisions and equipment. The Wild Wild West Hardcore Slowpoke River Canyon Hikers Meetup and the hike organizer make no warranties about the safety or supervision of these activities.

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