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HiKiing-With-Friends: San Jacinto Peak

  • Palm Springs Tramway 1 Tram Way Palm Springs, CA, 92262 United States (map)

Mt. San Jacinto Peak 10,834 ft
Sunday, July 09, 2017

Coordinators: Ricardo Peregrino

☼ MEETING TIME 7:30am
HIKE DURATION: This is an all day event
HIKE LENGTH: 11 Miles (Round trip)
HiKe LEVEL: Advanced 3 - NO BEGINNERS
ELEVATION GAIN: 2300' ft.

✳️ All hikes subject to change due to weather or trail conditions. 
✳️ Please read ALL the general requirements and guidelines which apply to this hiKe on this event page!
✳️ You will need to purchase a tram ticket there. ($25.95)

MEETING LOCATION:
1 Tram Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

https://www.pstramway.com/tickets/

HIKE WALK THROUGH:
This moderate all day outing is as good as it gets. The trip starts out by taking the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway almost a mile straight up into the San Jacinto wilderness. You will need to purchase a tram ticket there. ($25.95) The first 2 miles of trail traverses a lovely pine forest, passing through Round Valley. The trail then begins a 1 mile accent to Wellman Divide, a great spot for lunch with breathtaking views. At this point the trail heads north towards the peak. The forest is somewhat open with the ground covered in lush vegetation, and ever more stunning views of the desert below. Near the summit you will encounter a small stone cabin, and after a easy rock scramble up a 100 yards or so, you will be at the peak. 

John Muir considered the view from San Jacinto peak one of the most sublime on earth. It is a great hike!

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE WITH THE GROUP ON THIS HIKE?
1. Like our page
2. Read all the Hike’s Details on this event page.
3. Make sure that the Hike Level accommodates your hiking experience.
4. If, and only if it suits you, then RSVP for this event and show up the day of the hike with all necessary gear and water (we mention everything you need on the details page for this hike).

NOTES FROM THE HIKE COORDINATOR:
* If you have plans on splitting from the group, please don’t attend this hike.
* If you have time constraints, please don’t attend this hiKe.
* Please note there is some moderate incline on this trail.
* Pack enough water for this trail
** Strollers are not permitted
** No Dogs allowed
** You will need to purchase a tram ticket there. ($25.95)

REQUIRED:
✔ Water
✔ HiKing Boots/ comfortable walking shoes
✔ Flash light

RECOMMENDED:
Snack
Sun screen
Sun Glasses
Cap/hat
Colored flash light (except Red)

A WATER CHECK WILL BE PERFORMED.
• For your safety and the safety of the group, if you do not take enough water or are not appropriately equipped for this hike, you will be turned away from doing this hiKe with us even if you show up.

MY FRIEND SAID I COULD DO THIS HIKE; I SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO IT, RIGHT:
Contrary to popular belief, you know your body and hiKing experience better than your friends. Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced hiker, please read our hike details page, as the hiKe may not suite your experience level. We will have a better experience if every hiKe has hiKers of the intended level.

✳️ Please take the time to check out the event page on Facebook for informational pieces leading up to the hiKe. If you do not have a smart phone or are not on Facebook, it is your responsibility to gain access to the event page on Facebook, at least the night before or morning of, and check if any UPDATES have been made. It is your responsibility

DISCLAIMER: HiKing-with-Friends and its Coordinators, Leads, and Support Team do not take responsibility for any harm, bodily injury, accidents, or damage to personal property. By clicking "Attending," or attending the hiKe, you confirm that you understand that all outdoor activities such as hiKing, backpacking, and trekking have an associated danger, and will not hold HiKing-with-Friends and its Coordinators, Leads, and Support Team responsible for any hazard to your well being. Additionally, you will not be allowed to participate with the group if you are not adequately prepared with enough water, the right gear, equipment, and/or nutrition essential to complete the hiKe. You are fully responsible for yourself.

PHOTO/VIDEO CONSENT WAIVER:
By Attending our hiKes you grant permission to HiKing-with-Friends to use photographs and/ or video taken of you during this event for use in publications, website, and other forms of media without notifying you. You hereby waive any right to inspect or approve the finished photographs or printed electronic matter that may be used in conjunction with them now or in the future, whether that use is known to you or unknown, and I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of the photograph(s) and/or video.

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Not only will you gain physical benefits from hiKing, but you will be able to enjoy beautiful views, discover new places, meet new and friendly people, gain peace of mind, gain balance in life and you will discover that you can be happier! :)

Earlier Event: July 8
Kayaking-With-Friends