• Williamson & Tyndall (3 day)

    Location visible to members

    Summit two 14ers, lots of miles (30ish) and elevation gain (15K?). Must be ok with lots of 2nd and some 3rd class terrain. Shepherd Pass Trailhead. 4 permits total. Message Jose if interested. Plan is to backpack up Shepherd Pass Friday and set up camp, summit Williamson Saturday, and Tyndall Sunday morning. WAIVER OF LIABILITY:Outdoor activities are inherently dangerous and can result in injury or death. This group, its organizer, assistant organizers, event organizers will not be held responsible for any injuries or accidents that may occur carpooling to and from hikes, or for any injuries or accidents before, during, and after group hikes. If you sign up and come on this hike outing you are acknowledging that you freely and voluntarily assume all risks of injuries and damages and agree to participate in the hike/outing.

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  • High Sierra Trail (HST) - ADVANCED/MULTI DAY Backpacking

    ADVANCED 5 day/4 night BACKPACKING The High Sierra Trail covers 72.2 miles of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Commonly referred to "Sierra Nevada Traverse" The trail starts at Crescent Meadows TH in Sequoia NP and ends at Mount Whitney in Inyo NP. This is planned as a 5 day/4 night trip Entry: 9/13/19 Exit: 9/17/19 High miles and fast paced. MUST know your limits!! Interested in joining me and a friend, please send me a private message to answer the following: 1. What are your last 3 backpacking trips with distance, elevation, and approx. pace? 2. There are many logistics to this trip, which I have organized. There is a good amount of cost share for this trip. You must be willing to contribute equally to the cost of fuel, rental car, shuttle, etc. (approx cost $100 each) Confirm you understand and accept this. 3. Confirm you have all your own equipment for this trip I reserve the right to add people based on experience and ability. This is a wait list only event. I will manually add those accepted to join. **potentially two (2) permits available Specific details will be shared once added. I will send those added a Venmo link (after successful response to all questions above) for payment of Approx cost above. - Rental Car - Shuttle to Lodgepole - Camping fee for 9/12 - Shared Fuel Refund of unused funds will be refunded within 5 days post trip. https://socalhiker.net/overview-of-the-high-sierra-trail/ https://www.backpacker.com/trips/the-20-best-backcountry-lakes-precipice-lake **If you are asking what the HST is, please do not sign up.

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  • Register Ridge to Mt. Baldy down Ski Hut (3,900'/9 miles)

    Manker Flats Parking Area

    NOT FULL YET, JOIN THE WAITING LIST. This is an extreme hike. We reserve the right to add/decline any participants for the safety of the hike group. Space is limited, please answer the question and join the waiting list We will take Register Ridge Trail, this alternate route starts from the Ski Hut trail just around the bend from the rusty sign in register box. This route provides amazing scenery and much less traffic than other routes to Mt. Baldy, though it is very steep. Unless you can happily climb the Ski Hut Trail to Mt. Baldy, don't consider this route. We will climb straight up to Devil's Backbone Trail , turn left, and summit Mt. Baldy for lunch, then down Ski Hut Trail. Difficulty: Very Strenuous Posted with Mt. San Jacinto Hiking Club and Adventures Unlimited. Recommendations for this hike: 3 quarts of water and electrolytes, pre-hydrate the day before. 10 essentials, hiking boots, hiking poles, if you use them, hat, energy snacks while hiking and lunch for summit, sunscreen, camera, and wind gear, if necessary. Smiles and good attitude. Summit weather: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=34.28842455210738&lon=-117.64314651489258&site=lox&smap=1&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text#.UroDD0bUo9B Mountain-Forecast: http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Mount-San-Antonio/forecasts/3068 Meet at the beginning of San Antonio Falls Road near the outhouse. Adventure Pass is required for parking. Thunderstorms or forest fires will cancel this hike. This hike is rather strenuous and is NOT for beginners. Must have a strong hiking history on Meetup. Please be on time to get ready and make introductions. We start hike promptly at 7:35AM. Getting There: Heading west on 210 freeway exit at Baseline Rd. Turn left on E. Baseline Rd and then right on Padua Ave. after a couple miles turn right on Mt. Baldy Rd. Follow it all the way up to Manker Flats about 12 miles. Display your valid National Forest Adventure Pass. GPS coordinates:[masked],[masked] *Disclaimer: Organizers, Assistant Organizers, Co-Organizers, Event Hosts and Hosts in this group are not professional guides. The function is only to organize the hike. Each person who signs up for a hike/meetup/outing is responsible for his or her own safety. By signing up for a hike, or any other event organized by this group, you and your heirs are acknowledging that you are aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with any outdoor activity and freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards, and further agree to release and discharge me, Organizers, Assistant Organizers, Co-Organizers, Event Hosts and Hosts of the Mt. San Jacinto Hiking Club Meetup Group from any and all liability and expense arising from your participation in the group activities.

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  • ***MT. DANA & CLOUDS REST***

    Mt. Dana Hike

    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE EVENT DESCRIPTION PRIOR TO SIGNING UP. This is *car camping* for two nights @ White Wolf Campground (tents only) in Yosemite National Park. This is an advanced-strenuous adventure! Please supply all of your own camping, hiking, and food for three days. This is strenuous day-hiking due to high altitude. Hikers have the option of hiking both days or only one. White Wolf Campground is walk-ups only. MOUNT DANA @ 13K (7 mi r/t & 3100' gain) 9am @ TH just inside Yosemite NP Hwy 395 to Hwy 120 Tioga Pass. CLOUDS REST 9931' @ (12 mi r/t & 3100' gain) 8am @ Tenaya Lake TH. http://www.californiasbestcamping.com/yosemite/white_wolf.html MAX *8* HIKERS ***NO PLUS 1'S or GUESTS and NO DOGS*** If you would like to join please answer the questions upon RSVP. You must have a completed profile with your photo and hiking history. If you don't see the questions, send me a private message. Chronic non-attenders, double-bookers and no-shows, don't sign-up. THE TEN ESSENTIALS ARE ALWAYS REQUIRED! You must provide all of your own camping supplies, hiking gear and food. *KNOW YOUR LIMITATIONS* By signing up for this event, you acknowledge and agree hiking can be dangerous and life threatening. You are responsible for your own safety, well-being and actions. Including participation in carpools. I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL HIKER OR GUIDE. This is simply an invitation to carpool, camp, hike, tour with me and fellow attendees. SEVERE WEATHER and/or UNSAFE CONDITIONS MAY CANCEL THIS EVENT. "And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul." John Muir

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  • ***9 PEAK CHALLENGE LOOP***

    South Fork Trail 1E04

    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE DESCRIPTION PRIOR TO SIGNING UP! *BACKPACKING WITH CAR SHUTTLE REQUIRED* STRENUOUS & ADVANCED EVENT! This is a two-night backpack that requires a CAR SHUTTLE! Please only RSVP "YES" if you are conditioned for the challenge! *30 MILES & 7000' GAIN/LOSS WHICH INCLUDES OFF-TRAIL SUMMITS. ALL MILEAGE AND GAIN/LOSS IS APPROXIMATE* It will be important to keep your pack weight down to complete this loop comfortably. This is a good year with water flowing at all springs and Dry Lake full! AUG 31 @ 6am MEET @ SOUTH FORK TRAIL PARKING LOT (ADVENTURE PASS REQUIRED). WE WILL LEAVE AS MANY VEHICLES HERE AS POSSIBLE. PICK-UPS or HIGH CLEARANCE VEHICLES WOULD BE PREFERRED TO USE AS SHUTTLE VEHICLES to 1W07 (it's currently in very rough shape). NO ADVENTURE PASS IS REQUIRED AT SAN BERNARDINO TRAILHEAD. SAN BERNARDINO TRAIL (6k) to HIGH MEADOW CAMP (10k) 14 MI/5K GAIN). WATER @ LIMBER PINE SPRINGS (6.5MI). San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'), Anderson Peak (10,840'), Shields Peak (10,680'), Alto Diablo (10,563'). WATER @ HIGH MEADOW SPRING. SEPT 1 @ 7am HIGH MEADOW CAMP to DRY LAKE (9k) 11 MI & 1700' GAIN & 2500' LOSS). Charlton Peak (10,806'), Little Charlton Peak (10,696'), Jepson Peak (11,205'), San Gorgonio Mountain (11,503'). DESCEND via Sky High Trail to Dry Lake Camp. SEPT 2 @ 8am DEPART CAMP to SOUTH FORK TH (5.5 MI & 2200' LOSS). Shuttle drivers will be returned to their vehicles parked at San Bernardino TH. ALL BACKPACKING and hiking gear, food, hydration, BEAR CANISTER, WATER FILTER, and the TEN ESSENTIALS are required! THIS IS A JOURNEY NOT A RACE. My average pace is approx 2mph ascending and 3mph descending. I enjoy stopping for photo ops and FUN! *Experienced Backpackers Only* If you would like to join me, answer the questions upon RSVP. You must have a completed profile with a photo of yourself and hiking history. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING ALL OF YOUR OWN GEAR AND FOOD. ***BEAR CANISTERS & WATER FILTERS ARE MANDATORY*** NO PLUS 1'S, NO GUESTS, NO DOGS ***10 BACKPACKERS*** *KNOW YOUR LIMITATIONS* By signing up "Yes" for this hike, you acknowledge and agree that hiking and backpacking can be dangerous and involve risk. You are responsible for your own safety, well-being and actions. I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE OR HIKER. This is simply an invitation to hike with me and fellow hikers. I reserve the right to accept or deny your RSVP for the safety of the group. BAD WEATHER OR UNSAFE CONDITIONS WILL CANCEL EVENT. "Going to the mountains is going home" John Muir

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  • ***SEQUOIA & KINGS CANYON ADVENTURE***

    KINGS CANYON VISITOR CENTER

    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE EVENT DESCRIPTION PRIOR TO SIGNING UP. This is a 4-day and 3-night car-camping, day-hiking adventure to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park. GROUP CAMPSITE ***TENTS ONLY*** Day-hiking and returning to camp each evening. SUNSET CAMPGROUND (6500') in Grant Grove. This is a beautiful campground within walking distance to the Kings Canyon Visitor Center that has lots of amenities. Including a market, gift shop, restaurant, and hoping the showers are reopened for 2019. This campground is always FULL and was closed during the 2017 season due to tree hazards from the Rough Fire in 2015. This is an amazing area of California full of Sequoia and Redwood trees that take your breath away! Temperatures this time of year normally run around 70-80F during the day and cool off at night to 50-60F. The group camp has a FIRE PIT and three PICNIC TABLES. Dead and downed wood may be used for campfires. The campground has flush toilets nearby. *Campfires will depend on current Fire Restrictions*. Online maps do not direct you to the campground correctly! You must follow the signs in the park or from Kings Canyon Visitor Center. (SATURDAY) MEET @ NOON at campsite in SUNSET CAMPGROUND in the Grant Grove area to setup camp. BEAR LOCKERS are available at the campsites. CAMPSITE INFO WILL BE GIVEN TO ATTENDEES ONLY. 2PM Sunset Trail to Grant Grove Trail & General Grant Tree leisurely hike from camp (3-4 miles r/t) 5PM Grant Grove Restaurant for dinner or in camp, your choice! (SUNDAY) ALTA PEAK HIKE (11,200') 14MI R/T 3900' ELEV GAIN (7-9 Hrs). DEPART CAMP @ 6AM (one hour drive to the TH). Return to camp for dinner and relaxation. (MONDAY) REDWOOD MOUNTAIN (6430') LOOP 10MI R/T 650' ELEV GAIN (5-6 Hrs). DEPART CAMP @ 8AM (20 min drive to the TH). Return to camp for dinner and relaxation. (TUESDAY) Breakdown camp and head for home! ***MAX 24 CAMPERS*** THE EVENT COST IS $10 PER PERSON. Payable via PayPal to [masked]. PAYABLE WITHIN 24HRS ONCE YOU ARE ACCEPTED ON THE "GOING" list. NO EXCEPTIONS. NO REFUNDS. I reserve the right to accept individuals whose ability I am familiar with and confident in for the safety of the group. ***NO PLUS 1'S or GUESTS and NO DOGS*** If you would like to join please answer the questions upon RSVP. You must have a completed profile with your photo and hiking history. If you don't see the questions, send me a private message. Chronic non-attenders, double-bookers and no-shows, don't sign-up. THE TEN ESSENTIALS ARE ALWAYS REQUIRED! You must provide all of your own camping supplies and hiking gear! *KNOW YOUR LIMITATIONS* By signing up for this event, you acknowledge and agree hiking can be dangerous and life threatening. You are responsible for your own safety, well-being and actions. Including participation in carpools. I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL HIKER OR GUIDE. This is simply an invitation to carpool, camp, hike, tour with me and fellow attendees. SEVERE WEATHER and/or UNSAFE CONDITIONS MAY CANCEL THIS EVENT. "And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul." John Muir

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  • Little San G to Galena Peak Traverse!

    Needs a location

    Distance: 10 Miles +- EG: 5,100 +- This is a very advanced hike with over 3,000' of elevation gain coming in less than two miles. This is a mostly class 3 and 4 hikes with exposure at a couple of locations and requiring 30-40' of climbing over dry falls to Little San Gorgonio. And the traverse to the Galena is also mostly class 3 and 4 in some sections. I will have a small group for this hike. Please add your name to the waitlist if you really enjoy adventure and high places. If you haven't hiked with me before, please let me know if you are comfortable with exposures and EG of over 3,000' in less than 2 miles. MY WAIVER: Please do not sign up if following is not acceptable. Any outdoor activity can be challenging, fun, or a painful experience, often depending whom you are with, even deadly and more painful depending on you, your abilities, circumstances, a lack of judgment and sometimes just bad luck. Accidents happen. Any outdoor activity involves risk of injury or even death. Please do not sign up; if you are not comfortable with what you are doing, unwilling to take that risk, or if you think you don’t have the needed skills for the event. You are not participating in an event organized by trained outdoors people or medical professionals. No one is trained or paid to watch after your safety. You will be agreeing to take responsibility for yourself, your actions and not to hold organizer/group leader, participants, cooks, carpoolers or anyone liable but yourself by signing and/or showing up for this event. Please remember that if you are not capable to this event or you don’t know your limits and still sign up, you may not only put yourself in danger but also all the other participants who are going with you. You further agree to pay for any medical or legal cost involved in case of an injury to yourself and request your heirs to respect your agreed waiver in case of an injury or even death due to any reason, by signing up for this event. Please also note that I may exclude or include anyone at my own discretion. PS: Please make sure your Meetup Hiking profile info is filled. If I have never hiked with you and your profile does not tell about your past experiences and do not have a recognizable picture (needed for in case of emergencies), you will not make it from the wait-list to the RSVP'ed list. If it is a beginner or an easy hike your profile info does not make any difference. But, your profile info will help you to get into the advanced or expert events easier. Also, if you have no-show(s) in your profile or tend to change your mind to "not going" at the last minute, please don't sign up to my events.

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  • ***San Bernardino Peaks*** Backpack

    San Bernardino Peak Trail 1W07

    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE DESCRIPTION PRIOR TO SIGNING UP! *BACKPACKING EVENT* This is an overnight trip staying at Limberpine Bench Camp (9200'). Parking at the trailhead gets crowded! I recommend carpooling. The San Bernardino Trail is 6 MILES and 3K gain to camp. We will set-up camp, continue to Limber Springs for water and ascend the three miles to San Bernardino East (10690'). After a short break, we will return the same route one mile to San Bernardino Peak (10650'). Once descending we will stop by Washington Monument for a photo op, before returning to camp for the night. We will depart camp SUNDAY morning about 9am and be back to the parking lot by 12-1pm. ALL TEN ESSENTIALS and backpacking gear are required! This includes a bear canister. I RECOMMEND USING A WATER FILTER AT LIMBER SPRING. https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/backpacking-checklist.html If you would like to join me, answer the questions upon RSVP. You must have a completed profile with a photo of yourself and hiking history. This event is considered beginner/intermediate. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING ALL OF YOUR OWN GEAR AND FOOD. ***BEAR CANISTERS ARE MANDATORY*** NO PLUS 1'S, NO GUESTS, NO DOGS ***10 BACKPACKERS ONLY*** I have the permit for 10 backpackers. *KNOW YOUR LIMITATIONS* By signing up "Yes" for this hike, you acknowledge and agree that hiking and backpacking can be dangerous and involve risk. You are responsible for your own safety, well-being and actions. I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE OR HIKER. This is simply an invitation to hike with me and fellow hikers. I reserve the right to accept or deny your RSVP for the safety of the group. BAD WEATHER OR UNSAFE CONDITIONS WILL CANCEL EVENT. "Going to the mountains is going home" John Muir

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  • Gorgonio via South Fork & Sky High Trails

    Needs a location

    Distance: 20 +- miles EG: 4,700' +- I had to cancel the hike to Tahquitz due to road closures. We will do a lollipop hike to Gorgonio as a replacement hike for Tahquitz. If I haven't hiked with you, please make sure your profile has info about your past events and the years they were done. MY WAIVER: Please do not sign up if following is not acceptable. Any outdoors activity can be challenging, fun, or a painful experience, often depending whom you are with, even deadly and more painful depending on you, your abilities, circumstances, lack of judgment and sometimes just bad luck. Accidents happen. Any outdoor activity involves risk of injury or even death. Please do not sign up; if you are not comfortable with what you are doing, unwilling to take that risk, or if you think you don’t have the needed skills for the event. You are not participating in an event organized by trained outdoors people or medical professionals. No one is trained or paid to watch after your safety. You will be agreeing to take responsibility for yourself, your actions and not to hold organizer/group leader, participants, cooks, carpoolers or anyone liable but yourself by signing and/or showing up for this event. Please remember that if you are not capable to this event or you don’t know your limits and still sign up, you may not only put yourself in danger but also all the other participants who are going with you. You further agree to pay for any medical or legal cost involved in the case of an injury to yourself and request your heirs to respect your agreed waiver in case of an injury or even death due to any reason, by signing up for this event. Please also note that I may exclude or include anyone at my own discretion. PLEASE NOTE: When you sign up to my events, please make sure that you have a real name and recognizable pictures in your profile. The chances of something may go wrong is greater due to the nature of my more adventurous hikes that include scrambling, climbing and hiking off trails. In the case of a mishap, this is the first place S&R will look for info. Depending on the events, I may exclude people if there are no pictures to identify them or no experience info in their profiles.

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  • Mt. Langley Backpack

    Cottonwood lakes Trailhead

    $5.00

    Please join me on a 3 day backpack to 14,026 ft. Mt. Langley in the Southern Sierra Nevada. It's been a wet winter... be prepared for MOSQUITOES! Each particiapnt is responsible for their own food and transportation. The cost of this trip is $5.00 per person for the permit. Please bring this to the event. This is a backpack trip, not a day hike. On Saturday we will meet at the trail head at 11 AM and will hike approximately 6 miles to Long Lake starting at an elevation of 10,040 ft. with about 1500 ft of elevation gain. We will be camping at an elevation of 11145 ft. at Long Lake. https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-118.2294927805214&lat=36.48774255743932#.XSZZGutKjcd On Sunday we'll get up early and (optionally) don summit/day packs hiking the 10 miles round trip to the peak of Mt. Langley at an elevation of 14026 ft. We will return to our campsite at Long Lake for the night and then on Monday morning we will get up and hike the 6 miles to the trail head and our cars. NOTE: There is likely to be snow on New Army Pass and on Mt Langley. It is recommended that you bring microspikes or crampons/ice axe if you plan to summit. This is BEAR country. Approved bear canisters are required. These can be rented from the ranger station and we can also share these 2 people to each full sized canister. Each participant in this backpacking trip must realize that they are responsible for their own safety while engaging in this activity. We will always strive to stay together but accidents can happen and each participant must be self-sufficient.

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