Past Meetup

Cooper Fall(s), Newcombs for lunch, JohnHenge rock climbing

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Buckhorn Day use area parking on Highway 2

N 34.34641 W 117.92021 · Angeles National Forest, CA

How to find us

Meet at Buckhorn Day use area parking lot on Hwy 2, ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH OF LA CANADA ON THE ANGELES CREST HIGHWAY

Location image of event venue

Details

10 am--WATERFALLS AT COOPER CANYON IN THE PINES IN ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST, about a 6 mile loop

Meet at the Buckhorn day use area parking area on the roadside.

GPS COORDINATES: N[masked] W[masked]

ALL CARS NEED A NATIONAL FOREST ADVENTURE PASS, WHICH CAN BE HAD FOR $5 AT RANGER STATIONS AND NEWCOMB'S RANCH

From here, we will walk down the Buckhorn campground entry road and explore three areas of waterfalls, and hopefully there will be some water

We will return to our cars via the Pacific Crest trail which meets Highway 2 at Cloudburst Summit and follow the road for a mile to the parking lot.

2:00 OR SO--FOLLOWED BY LUNCH AT THE NEWCOMB'S RANCH BIKER BAR,

3:30-ISH-FOLLOWED BY A COUPLE OF HOURS OF BOULDER CLIMBING AT JOHNHENGE about 2 miles

(either named after the national forest restroom you park next to, or that John guy, who discovered them)

DIFFICULTY: MODERATE

PHOTOS: http://www.meetup.com/santamonicahikingclub/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=1045755

PRINTABLE COOPER FALLS TRAILS MAP:

http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/b/e/2/highres_129503522.jpeg

PRINTABLE TOPO MAP: http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/a/f/3/4/highres_128564852.jpeg

MAP LINK TO THE MEETUP SPOTS:

http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=34.34933,-117.96295&z=13&t=M&marker0=34.34641%2C-117.92029%2C5.2%20km%20N%20of%20San%20Gabriel%20Mountains%20CA&marker1=34.36090%2C-117.90201%2Cunnamed&marker2=34.35236%2C-117.93394%2Cunnamed&marker3=34.33025%2C-118.00200%2Cunnamed&marker4=34.34933%2C-117.96295%2C6.9%20km%20NW%20of%20San%20Gabriel%20Mountains%20CA

"A: IS THE BUCKHORN DAY USE PARKING AREA, GPS: N[masked] W[masked]

"B" IS COOPER FALLS, GPS: N[masked] W[masked]

"C" IS CLOUDBURST SUMMIT, GPS: N[masked] W[masked]

"D" IS NEWCOMB'S RANCH--FOR LUNCH, GPS: N[masked] W[masked]

"E" IS JOHNHENGE ROCKS, GPS: N[masked] W[masked]

MAP LINK TO ROCK FORMATIONS ON JOHNHENGE: : "E" IS THE PARKING AREA

http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=34.35091,-117.96681&z=15&t=T&marker0=34.35156%2C-117.97019%2C7.6%20km%20NW%20of%20San%20Gabriel%20Mountains%20CA&marker1=34.35012%2C-117.97058%2C7.5%20km%20NW%20of%20San%20Gabriel%20Mountains%20CA&marker2=34.35044%2C-117.96880%2C7.4%20km%20NW%20of%20San%20Gabriel%20Mountains%20CA&marker3=34.34757%2C-117.97235%2C7.4%20km%20NW%20of%20San%20Gabriel%20Mountains%20CA&marker4=34.34933%2C-117.96289%2C6.9%20km%20NW%20of%20San%20Gabriel%20Mountains%20CA

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THE USUAL STUFF:

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

Bring clothing (sorry, nude hikes are a different Meetup group), lots of water, hat, comfy shoes, snacks, all your troubles..., guitar, 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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