Bring lunch, 2-3 quarts of water, sun and rain protection, and lug-soled shoes. “First timers" must call the leader. All participants must be in top condition, well prepared for trail conditions and will be accepted at the leader’s discretion. Hikers must be able to keep pace with the group.
Mission Valley Carpool
Park on the street in front of the Methodist Church, 2111 Camino del Rio South (west of Texas St.). Be prepared to drive yourself if there are no other carpoolers.
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Walkabout web site.
NOTE: Due to closure of portion of Cleveland National Forest,
the hike expect to be change. You can get or download the
information of restriction
Descanso Ranger District -EXTREME Restriction (PDF)
May 3 Stan Hunter
May 6 Bob Repking
May 10 Stan Hunter
May 13 Bill Babcock
May 17 TBA---any takers?
May 20 Bill Babcock
May 24 Mike Lewis
May 27 Bob Repking
May 31 Eva McCatty
Saturday, May 27th, Bob R. (760) 533 8343 email@example.com
The hike will be at Hellhole Canyon County Preserve in Valley Center. Two options are offered. There will be a 5 mile loop hike in the canyon and a longer 9 mile hike along the Paradise Mountain Trail. Both hikes include a 300 foot decent into the canyon to the beginning of the historic ruin of the Escondido Canal (moderate effort). The longer hike will continue up 1300 feet to the Paradise Mountain/Rodriguez Peak Trail (strenuous). The hikes will start at 0900 am. Bring snack, water, and lunch (longer hike). The longer hike should be back to the parking area by 2 pm. Brochure and map are at http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/dam/sdc/parks/HellholeCanyon/Documents/Hellhole_brochure_press_7_27_12.pdf Directions: Exit I-15 at Via Rancho Parkway and turn right (east) for about 7.5 miles to Valley Parkway (stop light). Proceed on Valley Parkway for approximately 1.3 miles and turn right at the stop light for Lake Wohlford Road. Go 5.9 miles on Lake Wohlford Rd to a four way stop, turn right and follow the signs to the trailhead via Paradise Mountain Rd 3 miles. Quick right - left jog to cross Los Hermanos Road, then downhill on Kiavo 1/2 mile to staging area on the left. Address is 19324 Santee Ln, Valley Center 92082