***NO PARKING ZONE and Driving Direction: see below FYI***
Join us for a workout or it can be a training for regular hikers. This event is not for beginners as I will try to push the pace up. If you need a conditioning hike for your bigger travels, then join this hike.
General Rating/Difficulty: Levels 2+: Moderate to Moderate-Fast Paces.
Please keep in mind: Hikers will join organizers for a workout; there is no leader or sweeper on this hike
Route: We will start at Eucalyptus trail and going up hill and then hike back. Click on the links to see Trails Map (http://ocparks.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=15696) and to read more about Peters Canyon Regional Park (http://ocparks.com/parks/peters)
Duration/Distance/Elevation: 1.5-2 hours, 5-7 miles and gain 500 ft-1000 ft
The most important: 10 Hiking Essentials (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/messages/boards/thread/9535234)
Click to read more about HIKING SKILL LEVELS (http://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/messages/boards/thread/10328308) that some other organizers may use.
1) Everybody should have good tracking shoes or traction running shoes
2) Appropriate clothes for the weather and time of day. Do check forecast.
3) Plenty of water
***Sometimes you may get a ticket if you park in the zone “NO PARKING anytime” Try to come early***
From the 5 Freeway- exit Tustin Ranch Road and head towards the foothills and drive approx. 3 miles. Get in the left hand lane and take a left on Pioneer WAY (signal). Now get into the right lane and take the next right on Pioneer ROAD (signal). This road will wind around Cedar Grove Park. Continue to the first stop sign and take a left on Peters Canyon Road (stop sign). Take this road down around a little curve and park on the right side of the curb at the end of the road. We will meet at the sign for Peter’s Canyon Trail
REMINDER***By joining the meetup, you agree to Meetup Terms of Service releases the Organizer and Assistant Organizers from any liability related to incidents that occur at Meetup gatherings***
> 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***