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O: Pinnacles N.P. Hike and Wilderness 50 Celebration

Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014 to Sunday, March 30, 2014
Presented by: Angeles Chp Orange Cty Singles, Rio Hondo Group
Level: Moderate (O-1)
Location: Pinnacles National Park, 5000 California 146, Paicines, CA 95043, USA
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TRIP FULL O: Weekend trip to Pinnacles NP: Come celebrate the "50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act" at Pinnacles National Park, the nation's newest. Rideshare Sat. to Pinnacles NP Visitors Center and pay the entrance fee. Bring a lunch to eat at the picnic area. We will then explore the eastern side of the park, including the Bear Gulch talus cave, created by huge boulders that formed a roof over a narrow canyon. Saturday night will be spent in King City. On Sunday we will climb up to the High Peaks from the spectacular western side of the park. Hikes offered on both days will vary from 4 to 7 miles with up to 1,215 or more vertical feet. Participants should be able to climb narrow stairs and negotiate the tight cave quarters. Cost includes 1 nights lodging in King City, breakfast, and Sun. lunch snack. There will be a no host Sat group dinner. Send $65 for Sierra Club members ($80 non-members) made out to Orange County Sierra Singles (OCSS) by 3/15 (no refund if suitable replacement not found), 2 SASE or email, to Leader: Margee Hills (at 1460 Forestview Dr, Brea, CA 92821) Asst: Houria Hall