Please arrive early as we leave on time.
~ Upside-down hike
~ 5 miles RT
~ 3-4 Hours
~ 1500 gain
~ 25 max. – No party-crashers, please.
If there is a waitlist of people and you decide to bail, do so a couple days before the event to give those moved up sufficient notice.
This is an upside-down hike where we start the hike going down instead of up. It’s a 2.5 mile trek to Valley Forge Camp, mostly shaded and very scenic. At Valley Forge, we will take a 15 minute break and then head uphill back to our cars.
Meet at Red Box parking lot. Adventure Pass required - available at any sporting goods store. $5 for a day pass, $30 for an annual pass, if you buy 2 annual passes, the 2nd one costs $5. The link below provides information for locations requiring Adventure Passes:
Dogs are welcomed as long as they are well behaved, doesn't bark, not a crotch-sniffer, leashed 100% of the time and best of all, YOU will pick up after them regardless of the consistency of their product!
What to bring
Bug repellent, mosquito net, poles, water, sun screen, etc.
Directions: From the 210, exit Angeles Crest Highway, go north 14 miles to Red Box.
The Organizer, Assistant Organizers and event hosts in this group are not professional guides. The function of the organizer is only to organize the trip. Each person who signs up for a trip/meetup/outing is responsible for his or her own safety and the safety of his or her guests. By signing up for a hike, or any other event organized by this group, you are acknowledging that you are aware and have made your guests 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 the Organizer, Assistant Organizers and event hosts of this Meetup Group from and against any and all liability arising from your and your guest's participation in the group activities.