Jan 21, 2013 · 2:00 PM
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No, this is Not a beginner's hike, look for the loving people bring your Fat Body out and No Running shoes, Minions or Chocolate allowed Here! The suggested time to arrive is 1:45 PM.
Upper-Intermediate level - under 8 miles round trip and under 4 hours. The Group will meet at the Merry go Round's Parking Lot 2, which is next to the Merry Go Round and the Rangers Station on the North Side of Griffith Park. Parking Lot 2 next to the stairs and the Sierra Club throne. ' Remember ' meet in parking lot 2. Be aware: there will be cool weather heading to destination UNKNOWN and a little warmer returning back to the parking lot. Get into the Parking Lot early because I AM LEAVING AT two PM sharp maybe one or two minutes later. That's all the time I'm waiting ...
The destination and the "amount of stops" are at the discretion of the Hike leader totally. However, The the main objective of this hike is to test how conditioned we are for the new year and there will be no exceptions ...TESTING our fitness level ... NO initial destination, however the goal is to prepare for a 1/4 marathon type hike. " This will not be a RUNNING or TRAIL BLAZING EVENT And the goal is to record your condition after a set amount of time and distance. This will be a semi-structured event. "
Attention:There will be trails, some climbing, some jumping, some jogging, fast and slow walking and people getting lost, whining and angry but there will be a definite sense of where we are at to start the new year. This is Not a Training event BUT this hike is focused on conditioning directly. All are welcome to this family/friendly environment Dogs, brats and crybabies are welcome, yet if you're a know it all, speed demon or minion ? .... today is isn't your day, not on this hike. " In Deeds we trust ! "
Wear hiking shoes or trail runners, 2 pairs of socks, bring a good attitude, water, sunscreen, camera, and some snacks, I may get hungry ....