2023-08-02–LVSC – Hike Notice

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Los Volcanes Senior Center Hiking Group
David Canyon Loop – Cedro Peak
Wed, 2023-08-02 @ 8:00 AM

Highlights: A pleasant loop hike down the east ridge of the canyon and back up the west ridge. Nice ponderosa pines at this altitude.

Cautions: Take plenty of water and sun protection. Treking poles may be useful to some senior hikers on a few rocky slopes.

Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how to do the actual hike, and download the hike GPS files.

Hike Leader(s): Joan Weissman  
Van Driver(s): Jabeen Vagh  
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 6.9 mi
Min Elevation: 7159 ft
Elevation Change: 440 ft
Total Uphill: 783 ft
Total Downhill: 783 ft
Avg Grade: 5%
Route Type: Loop
Travel Time 1W: 0:45
Travel Distance RT: 60 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:00 AM and leave at 8:15 AM

Sign up/Pay: Signup starts 14 days before the day of the hike. Call the center at 505-767-5999 to sign up and reserve a seat. Hikes are open to all 50+ Senior Center members. If, after making a reservation, you cannot attend the hike please call and cancel so that other hikers can participate.

Advice: Please review the hike information above. Make a point to check the rating (A, B, C, D or E), distance, elevation gain and total uphill stats and compare them to your hiking abilities. For the safety and enjoyment of all hikers it is important that you only attend hikes within your ability. If you have any questions about the hike, contact the hike leader (see above) before the hike.

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