Meet Location: at the Picnic tables at the cul-de-sac end of Alta Laguna. If you park in the parking lot, walk out to the street and down to the cul-de-sac end of Alta Laguna Blvd. where you will see people around the picnic tables.
Departure Time: 7:30 AM. This hike will start at the designated time. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow for parking and introductions.
We still keep distancing when hiking in small group
(3-4 per group)
No beginners please.
We will begin at the West Ridge trail, descend down Mathis and come right back up to car wreck. Then back to the West Ridge and down on Cholla trail. We will follow the Wood Canyon Trail, climb up Mathis trail and again back to the West Ridge. We will walk approximately one mile back to the Top of the World where we began our hike. Length: Est. 10 miles – 1500+ ft gain/loss – 2 ½ to 3 hours.
Please note: Hikers will join the organizer for a workout; there is no leader or sweeper on this hike
General Rating/Difficulty: Level 3 Fast Pace for distance, elevation, and pace. Click RATING TABLE (http://files.meetup.com/1554500/RATING%20TABLE.pdf) to learn more about hike levels
Bring: Lots of water, a hat, sunglasses
Trail Map: Aliso Wood trail map (http://ocparks.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=21141)
Dec,[masked]: photos (https://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/)
In Laguna Beach turn inland on Park Ave from Pacific Coast Hwy. Follow until the end at Alta Laguna Blvd. Turn left and go few hundred feet until dead end. We meet at the picnic tables at the cul-de-sac end of Alta Laguna Blvd. If you park in the parking lot walk out to the street and down to the cul-de-sac end of Alta Laguna Blvd. where you will see people around the picnic tables.
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, mountain lions, coyotes, snake bites or wildlife. 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***