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Dam waterfall

Hike leader: Fearless Leader Jose

Ok I havn't been there in quite a while. Most people call this hike the arroyo seco hike. But I call it the Dam waterfall hike. Basically we follow a mostly dry riverbed for a long time, and I mean a long time to a dam that has water flowing over it. I wanted to go again so I decided  to take the group with me. Last time we went some people went in the water and went under the waterfall. So bring a swimsuit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

When: Sunday july 7,[masked]:00 am

Hike Level: advanced beginner, 600 feet gain/loss RT, 8 miles roundtrip(not sure about this, someone bring a GPS to confirm), 3 1/2 hours, no steep areas, 50/50 shade/sun. hardest thing is the river crossings.

tHERE ARE ONLY DROP TOILETS ON THIS HIKE, SO EMPTY THE TANK BEFORE YOU GET HERE.

What to bring: WATER,snack,WATER, hiking shoes, water, hat, water, sunblock, water, and did I mention water

Directions: from where ever you are get to the 210 freeway and you are going to head to Altadena, that is west of pasadena and east of La Canada flintridge. Your going to exit Windsor ave. The freeway signs might say Windsor/arroyo. arroyo is for south. But once you exit windsor you will head north toward the mountains after you drive a couple of miles the street ends and you will see  a parking lot on the left. Meet there.

Hike description: This is a very nice hike, we will start right next to JPL and walk next to it. Then we will walk the pretty arroya seco watershed for a while, then we will get to a campsite and we will stop for a potty break/ water break. then we will keep going til we get to the dam. we will rest and eat and drink. Then we will go back the same way.

Anyways this place is great and has been hiked for decades. Has big trees, rocks and scenery. its a great hike to take in the morning.

Dogs ok but on a leash at all times

email me if you have any questions

fearless leader Jose

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  • chris

    I'd share the dam waterfall group photos but my dam computer is not uploading photos these days. Sorry. Group shots are fun, I'll share when I can.

    July 12, 2013

  • Catherine W.

    What happened to our group picture? It was never posted.

    July 12, 2013

  • jose

    And a special thanks to the guy that gave me a cold water bottle. I owe you a cold one buddy!

    July 7, 2013

  • jose

    Thanks alot for all those people that came and made my day and putting up with my terrible jokes

    1 · July 7, 2013

  • Laura B.

    Thank you, Jose. This was my first meetup and I enjoyed the hike and meeting some great people. Cheers! Laura

    July 7, 2013

  • Rob

    Met a lot of great people on my first hike with this group. I hope to join you guys more regularly. Thanks Jose!

    July 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    good hike, spectacular company.

    July 7, 2013

  • "BERNIE"

    Nice day nice folks. Thanks too all for a great day. Thank you Jose!

    July 7, 2013

  • Suraiya

    Sucker for waterfall! Another great experience :) thank you Jose!

    1 · July 7, 2013

  • Melody C.

    Thank you, Jose! This is a good hiking group to meet people and keep healthy!

    1 · July 7, 2013

  • jose s.

    Nice. Social hike, the wild blackberries were delicious

    1 · July 7, 2013

  • Catherine W.

    It was a very fun hike and just what i needed to end my stressful week. Thank you jose for organizing the meetup and guiding us.

    July 7, 2013

  • Michael T.

    Other plans

    July 7, 2013

  • Lynda

    Slept in. :-(

    July 7, 2013

  • jose s.

    Driving from the valley anybody want to carpool

    July 1, 2013

    • Carmen A

      hi Jose hi Suraiya i am wondering if you guys are carpooling ? I would like to join you thank you pls email me,

      July 5, 2013

    • jose s.

      Of course I will e-mail you the meet up spot for the carpool,

      July 6, 2013

  • roberto

    Hiking is great exercise, physically, mentally and spiritually. Awesome group!!!

    July 5, 2013

  • Suraiya

    Anyone going from the valley? Looking for someone to carpool with? Thanks!

    July 5, 2013

  • Kendis H.

    Oops! Sorry, already booked on Sunday. Sounds like a fun hike!

    July 4, 2013

  • Rimona

    Going to a Memorial at Noon

    July 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Oh no, won't be able to make it after all. So bummed, but next time! :-)

    July 4, 2013

  • Larry T

    Carpool anyone??.....
    - I'm coming from South.
    - Anyone in Long Beach, Torrance, Redondo, El Segundo, Playa, etc.
    I can drive my fuel thirsty SUV or ride with you.

    July 4, 2013

  • Stacy

    Hi! I'm looking forward to joining ya! Do I need to get some type of parking pass?

    July 4, 2013

  • Rimona

    I'm not sure yet if I can make it...still don't know if the Memorial I'm going to is at 1pm or 4pm..

    July 4, 2013

  • Tom

    happy to be a part of this )

    July 4, 2013

  • monica m.

    Been working alot n going to school n haven't had time to hike...I miss so it looking foward to.it!!

    July 3, 2013

  • Stacy

    Looking forward to meeting ya!

    July 1, 2013

  • Lydia

    I want to yes, this hike sounds wonderful and not difficult, but I am nursing my back a little. I will know Sunday morning if that is OK.

    July 1, 2013

  • Jel

    Anyone joining from Westwood/UCLA area willing to share a ride for me?

    July 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm in!

    June 30, 2013

  • Patricia

    I haven't hiked for a couple years. Can't wait :)

    June 30, 2013

  • Suraiya

    Excited!!!!

    2 · June 30, 2013

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