Mission Creek, Stone House to Whitewater overlook. 5.5 miles, 700' elevation gain. The trail is in good condition, is not very steep, and is moderate in difficulty. With luck the recent rains will have brought in birds and a coyote sighting is a slight possibility.
Meet At: 8:30 AM at Carl Jr's on Palm Canyon Dr. at Racquet Club Rd. Map - click here. The last 4+ miles drive is on dirt and rocky roads; high clearance is not required.
Contact Hike Leader: Joey Duhon via email (click here) or simply reply to this email.
Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.
Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.
Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike. This hike is rated moderate - click here for more information.
Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.
Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.
Special COVID Related Requirements
You must be a Great Outdoors (GO) member in order to attend this event.This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated and submit proof of vaccination and abide by the GOPS COVID policy - CLICK HERE
Send proof of vaccination to: GOPSCOVID@gmail.com or text to: 760-902-1850
Health Problems/allergies: Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.