Past Meetup

Vasquez rocks monkeying around-lots of rock scrambling, some hiking

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Vasquez Rocks

10700 West Escondido Canyon Road Agua Dulce, CA 91390 · Agua Dulce,, CA

How to find us

Do not meet at interpretive center. INSTEAD: drive all the way into the park (1/2rd of a mile) to the THIRD big dirt parking lot which is next to the huge rock formations, and meet at 3 porta-potties (See photo below)

Location image of event venue

Details

We will be hiking on a trail for short stretches and rock scrambling along the long hog-back rocky ridges that run the length of the park. So expect to use your hands a lot.

TOTAL HIKE LENGTH at Vasquez....6 or 7 miles

EXPECT LOTS OF ROCK HOPPING OPPORTUNITIES!

and Uphill climbs of 200 to 300 feet a few times...

and Lots of photo opportunities

PARKING: FREE....(see picture below) DRIVE INTO PARK ABOUT 1/2 MILE TO THE THIRD LOT BY THESE ROCKS, WE WILL MEET HERE; THERE ARE A FEW PORTA-POTTIES HERE ON THE SOUTH END OF THE LOT

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(BELOW: the cliffs near the freeway)

WEATHER FORECAST: 83 degrees

http://www.weather.com/weather/5-day/14166:19

THE USUAL STUFF:

BRING ALL THE USUAL STUFF, I'M NOT YOUR MOM....

Bring lunch, clothing (sorry, nude hikes are a different Meetup group), lots of water--4 liters, (1 liter per hour), hat, comfy shoes, snacks, guitar, all your troubles..., camera, etc

LEGAL STUFF: by going on this hike, you agree to assume all risks of this hike, and that no one at Meetup including the organizer is responsible for your safety. See the Meetup terms of service especially paragraph 6.2:

http://www.meetup.com/terms/

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You can see my blog at http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com (http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/) for stories on new parkland purchases and other environmental battles, like the recent addition to Vasquez Rocks park.

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