Past Meetup

Monkeying around at Chantry Flats: Sturtevant and Hermit waterfalls

This Meetup is past

12 people went

Price: $0.02 /per person

Chantry Flats carpool meetup place

2000-2020 N Santa Anita Ave, · Sierra Madre, CA

How to find us

parking is really tough here. So meet at the corner of N. Santa Anita Avenue and Elkins Avenue at 10 AM and we will carpool as much as possible up to the parking lot. If lost, call or text me at 310-738-0861

Location image of event venue

Details

ABOVE AND BELOW: HERMIT FALLS

note: We will only be hiking and rock "scrambling" to these falls. I do not endorse diving into the pools like some loonies do. I may be crazy but I'm not stupid....

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THE PLAN:

10AM: meet at corner of N. Santa Anita Avenue and Elkins for carpooling. Then around 10:15 AM, hike starts at this sign next to the restrooms at the Chantry Flats parking lot:

BRING LUNCH: WE WILL STOP FOR LUNCH AROUND 12:30

THE REST OF THE SCHEDULE: I haven't figured things out totally yet, whether we will see more than the two waterfalls, but most likely YES. Expect the hike to be done by 4 pm at the latest.... 'Cause I have a Christmas lights hike that starts at 7 pm tonight.

MORE PHOTOS: https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1067&bih=761&q=hermit+falls+trail&oq=Hermit+Falls&gs_l=img.1.5.0l9.2777.4857.0.9975.12.12.0.0.0.0.287.1343.0j8j1.9.0.msedr...0...1ac.1.60.img..3.9.1325.BrJQ30gv4mY

A $5 National Forest Adventure Pass is required to park in the Chantry Flats lot. It can be purchased at the Pack Station (burger stand etc on the upper west side of the parking lot.)

GOOGLE DRIVING DIRECTIONS: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/33.9878653,-118.3991927/34.1690954,-118.0319517/@34.1197775,-118.5221881,10z/am=t

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BRING ALL THE USUAL STUFF.....I'M NOT YOUR MOM.................Bring snacks, lunch, clothing (sorry, nude hikes are a different Meetup group), lots of water--3 liters, hat, comfy shoes, snacks, 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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