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Hart Park Moderate Conditioning Hike: 5 miles at 5:30 pm

Join us for a late afternoon conditioning hike, finishing in evening twilight and providing unobstructed views of the Bakersfield sunset.

We meet at the Sheriff's shooting range near the "west" entrance to Hart Park.  This one and a half hour hike is moderate because we do keep a good pace as we move up down some hills, a few which are somewhat steep and can be slippery. The total distance is about five miles with an elevation gain of around 1300 feet.  

I would not recommend this hike for anyone who is not in shape. You don't have to be in great hiking shape but you do need to have a recent history of regular cardio exercise. So, if you are looking to keep in shape and something to do, join us  at the posted start time.  A headlamp should not be needed but I always like to carry one for emergencies. 

Hope to see you out there!

We do conditioning Hikes so we can hike to places like this! 


(A place we will be going this spring break in Utah!)

*** WAIVER OF LIABILITY *** The Organizers and members in this group are not professional leaders, guides, or mountaineers. The function of the member or organizer is only to organize the trip. Each person who shows up for a trip/meetup (and their guest or guests) is responsible for his or her own safety. By attending a hike, or any other event organized by this group, you are acknowledging that you and any guests that you bring are aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with the activity and freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards, and further agree to release and discharge the Organizers, Southern Sierra Hiking Club Meetup Group from and against any and all liability arising from your participation in the group activities.

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  • Patty

    I got there a little late and missed the hike with the group but nonetheless I found a trail and hiked away. I hope to join all of you next time =)

    1 · April 23, 2014

    • Tony S.

      Sorry you missed us Patty, but we only wait 5 minutes over the set time. See you next time.

      April 23, 2014

  • Tony S.

    It was a breezy day with a good group. Thanks Mike for bring Jackie to herd and guide us through the trails!

    April 23, 2014

  • Jim f.

    It was a very challenging pace. I was at the back of the pack. Glad the ones at the front push the pace. Great workout

    April 23, 2014

    • Tony S.

      Jim, glad you could make it. I have no doubt that if you keep it up you will be right up with the rest of us. Thanks for coming.

      April 23, 2014

  • Tony S.

    HI Rosaura, tonight's hike is at 5:30, tomorrows at CALM is at 6:30.

    April 22, 2014

  • Rosaura (.

    Tony is tonight's hike at 5:30 or 6:30? thought I read it was changed

    April 22, 2014

  • Tony S.

    They're there! We leave them alone and they leave us alone.

    April 21, 2014

  • Jim f.

    No rattlesnakes right!!

    April 21, 2014

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