Crystal Cove Workout! This hike will fit Moderate-Fast Paced Hikers.
Level: 3 For distance, elevation and pace. Please check rating table FYI
Ratings: Click Here for Rating Table (http://files.meetup.com/1554500/RATING%20TABLE.pdf)
Pace: Moderate Fast
Length: about 8 miles with hills / Elevation 1000+ft
Duration: Around 3 hours
Trail Map: Crystal Cove trail map (http://www.crystalcovestatepark.com/opportunities/ccsp_maptrail-distance-box.pdf)
Directions: From Newport Coast Road take Ridge Park Road uphill until it ends at intersection with Coastal Peak Road. Trail head is at the end of Ridge Park Road. Park along the road and meet at trail head.
2015 photos (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/all_photos/?photo Album Id=[masked])
We still keep distancing when hiking in small group
(3-4 per group)
We start at the Ridge Park entrance in Newport Coast at the top of the hills street parking. Our route will take us down Pacific Ridge, No Name, Ranger Station, Moro Canyon, Elevator, to Bommer Ridge trail that will take us back to trail head and parking.
Bring: Plenty of water, hat, sunglasses
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> YOU acknowledge THAT WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONALS.
> YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR SAFETY
Hiking is a rewarding and pleasant activity in nature, but there are certain dangers you should be aware of. Those include, but are not limited to, trip and fall injuries, bee stings, poison oak exposure, ticks and snake bites. By signing up for this event, you agree to hold harmless the hike organizer, assistant organizers and other participants for any injuries sustained during this hike***