Past Meetup

Needle Peak (hike and scramble)

This Meetup is past

7 people went

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Details

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubwgzxh8NFI turn in at Chevron gas station at Grandview Hwy (12 Ave

this trip is for members only (no guest)

Trip info

We will gather at the parking lot and work out car pool logistics; extra vehicles will be parked at the side street. The team will drive to the trailhead (2.25 - 2.5 hrs) via Hwy 1.

trail info

• round trip distance: 13 km

• elevation gain: 890 m.

• high point: 2105 m.

• average grade: 13.7%

• net hiking time: 7 hrs (estimate)

• some scrambling required to approach the eye of the Needle

gear needed

• footwear: hiking boots/shoes; gaiters; micro-spikes (if you already have them)

• clothing: shell jacket, additional layer; gloves

• food and water

• sun protection: sun glasses, sun block, lip balm, hat

• bug protection: bug spray, head net, after bite

• headlamp

other info

• if you can drive and take hikers, please post a comment

• consult with individual drivers about car pool gas money

• this is a long day; do not make any other commitment after the hike

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