Join us for a moderate workout in the early morning. Hopefully we will avoid the heat later in the day.
We will start from the Canyon View Park. Take Wood Canyon Trail, Canyon Overlook Trail, Coyote Run trail, Mathias Canyon Trail (car wreck trail optional), West Ridge Trail, Cholla Trail, Wood Canyon trail then back to Wood Canyon View Park.
Distance: about 7 mile
Elevation: 1100 ft
General Rating: Level 2 MODERATE. Download RATING TABLE (http://files.meetup.com/1554500/RATING%20TABLE.pdf) to read more about difficulty levels.
At least 2 liters of water, a hat, sunscreen. There is not too much shade in the trails.
FACILITIES: Porta Potty in Canyon View Park
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From the 5 Freeway, exit Alicia Parkway. Take Alicia parkway (towards Laguna Niguel ) about 1 1/2 miles to Pacific Park. Turn right on Pacific Park and go about 1 1/4 miles to Canyon Vistas. Turn left on Canyon Vista and go about 4 blocks to the end proceeding to Canyon View Park on the left. There is street parking. Please observe residential street parking restrictions.
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