I had a few people asking about doing this hike again so lets do it while we have more daylight in the evening!
The last time we hiked this we saw evidence of what was mined there! Shells! Each time I go I see or learn something different about the place.
Starting out Las Llajas has some shade, the way up to the mine there will not be any shade, so make sure you are prepared for sun exposure.
This hike should probably only take about 2 hours but allow for 3 just in case! We will take a short break to explore the mine area and then head back the way we came.
Distance: 6 miles
Elevation Gain: 1000′
Difficulty: Easy Intermediate
Water Fountain: No
Parking: Free on the street but be mindful of the signs
Trail: Out and back
Weather: If it is hotter than 85 I may cancel since there is no shade on the way to the mine. Wind over 15 mph or rain may also cancel the hike.
Known Dangers: Rattlesnakes can be on this trail so beware! Slip-‘n-fall is always possible so please wear good shoes or use poles if you wish to, poison oak may also be on the trail so watch what you brush up against.
Bring: At least 2 liters of water, more if you sweat a lot! A snack if you think you need one for when we take a little break at the mine.
Flashlight/headlamp: it is always a good practice to bring extra things such as a light and extra water, to provide experience carrying extra weight for a longer hike!
Hat or sunglasses if you feel you need them since we start in daylight and sun.
Please bring/wear a mask and have handy for sensitive individuals, to prevent spread of COVID.
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