WILDERNESS DISCOVERY HIKES

Discovery Hikes are guided exploration beyond the normal confines of the trail but are less instructional than the other backcountry hikes. Join Park Interpreter Ali Barnes and Wilderness Patrol staff on a moderately strenuous backcountry hike in the San Jacinto Wilderness. There will be some deviation from the trail to “discover” locations not typically seen by the average day hiker, so anticipate hiking approximately 4-6 miles roundtrip.

Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 8:00 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,  map LVRS
Difficulty Level: Moderate to moderately strenuous
Distance: 4-6 miles roundtrip, uneven terrain, off-trail hike
Destination: To be revealed on the hike

Preparation And Gear: Hiking boots or other durable footwear that you have broken in. Do not wear new unproven footwear. backup warm clothing and possible rain jacket and gloves. Water (at least 2 quarts) energy snacks, lunch. Optional: Trekking poles (recommended), camera, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses.

Any questions please contact us 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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