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Wilderness Travel Course Intro Hikes - Echo and Muir Peak

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Echo Mountain

Lake Ave & E Loma Alta Dr · Altadena, CA

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At the Cobb Estate Gates

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Wilderness Travel Course Intro Hikes

This is the 3rd of 4

Join Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Committee Chairman Dave Meltzer, also a Meetup Club member, Sept 18, SUNDAY.... WTC, 20-30 SINGLES, and LB GROUP,

Wilderness Travel Committee INTRODUCTORY HIKE:

Echo Mtn, Inspiration Point and Muir Peak (4688’)

Hike the Sam Merrill trail to the historic railway and resort area at Echo Mtn, then up Castle Canyon to Inspiration Point and on to Muir Peak. We will return by the Middle Merrill trail.

Trip is a total of 12 miles with 2900 ft of gain.

Leaders will provide an overview of the Wilderness Travel Course (WTC), which begins January 2012. Subjects include safe mountain travel, map & compass and wilderness first aid.

Meet 9:00 am at the North end of Lake Street at the corner of Lake and Loma Alta Drive in Altadena by the “Gate”. This is a residential neighborhood so be mindful of parking regulations and resident’s quiet enjoyment of their neighborhood.

Bring 2-3 liters of water, lunch, lugsoles, hat and layered clothing.

Ldr: David Meltzer, Co-Ldr: Gary Novotny


David Meltzer
611 E Pine Ave
El Segundo 90245

Gary Novotny
4521 Sharon Drive
La Palma, CA 90623

Posted by Lee Zebold