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Calico Cruise

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm UTC-7

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Bob’s shoulder is still tweaked so this will be a shorter, less technical version of this route but still fun in the sun with friends.

We begin with a heart pounding climb up to Graffitti Rock via the new AB slot or a diversion to an easier option. Then up the class 4 Salcido Slot, a cruise over to Slab Rift then across to The Hat Trick (a tricky traverse, climb and descent)and then down either the Labyrinth or LB.

NO BEGINNER SCRAMBLERS

I will allow on this hike only people I have scrambled with and know their skills or can convince me they are comfortable with class 3 and 4 scrambling. Please email me your experience if you have not been on one of my hikes.Expect some exposure. There are obstacles that require intermediate scrambling skills and you must be able to lift and lower your body weight.

You must indicate that you read the entire description by answering the question asked when signing up for this hike
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Sign up is through the wait list only. Experienced scramblers only.

Helmets are always a good idea. Please bring you own if you decide to wear one. Dress according to the weather forecast.

The wait list is set to automatic. If you decide you can’t attend after RSVP’ing please update accordingly.

Distance: about 2 miles
Ascent: 900 ft
Pace: moderate
Class: 3 with some short class 4 sections
Difficulty: 3
Hike time: 2.5 hours max

Bring at least 2 liters of water, electrolytes, snack and don’t forget sunscreen and hat. Sticky shoes required.

Please be aware that your Meetup organizers are not tour guides and are not park/BLM rangers. Expect the same risks and take the same precautions you would take if you were hiking alone. You are solely responsible for your own safety and well-being.

By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that rock scrambling is dangerous, the rock is unpredictable and falls can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death. The organizers of this group and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant – including you – at any event. All attendees participate at an event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury to themselves or their guests.

By signing up for this event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group. Please carry emergency instructions with you. This information should be easy to find in your pack and include your name, emergency contact person(s) and phone numbers and maybe even primary care physician and pertinent medical info like prescription medications being taken, allergies, etc.

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm UTC-7
https://www.meetup.com/VegasHikers/events/281385871/

Organizer

VegasHikers

Venue

Red Springs Parking Lot
Calico Dr. and Calico Basin Rd.
Las Vegas, NV us
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