10 ESSENTIALS OF WILDERNESS TRAVEL, TRAINING

AND BACKCOUNTRY HIKE 

These essentials have been proven to make that unexpected stay in the wilderness survivable. Learn how being prepared is made easy each and every time you set out on a day hike or a backpacking trip.This hike and class discussion will be led by Teresa Gaulin and Sandy Jones and others, Wilderness Patrollers members of the Hasty Search and Rescue Team at Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness.

Date:  Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM to early afternoon. Arrive at the tram valley station by 7:30 a.m. to be ready for the first tram(s) ~8:00 AM to meet at the Long Valley Ranger Station by 8:30 AM
Place: Long Valley Ranger Station.  See map
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Distance:  4 miles roundtrip, uneven terrain, off-trail backcountry
Destination: To be determined
Reservations: Reservation is required. Space is limited to 15.
Requirements:  Compass and Topographical Map (available at the visitor center and the Long Valley Ranger Stations  (LVRS) Each participant must bring water, trail snacks, lunch and a backpack carrying what they normally carry on a day hike. We recommend a minimum 3 liters of water per person

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian
Proper hiking attire i.e. hiking clothes, hiking boots, hat, sunglasses
We depart the Long Valley Ranger Station LVRS at 8:30 AM and return around 1:00 PM

If you have any questions please contact the NHA at sjprograms@msjnha.org

Present your NHA membership card and receive a 20% ticket discount on tram fare and 10% on food.

 Booking:  A reservation is required.  Only one booking is permitted at a time. For more than one, simply fill out the form again with the information for each additional enrollee and submit. Overbookings will be waitlisted and if space becomes available enrollee will be notified in order of priority.

 

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