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Griffith Peak (QS)
July 5 @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-7
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The hikes get progressively harder in mileage, elevation gain or difficulty its great to train up for long distance high altitude hikes.
This hike goes up the South Loop Trail and is all class 1 but the up and back is 10 miles long with 3,500′ elevation gain and a lot of switchbacks.
HIKE QUICK STATS:
Trailhead: Cathedral Rock
Distance: 10 miles
Elevation Gain: 3,500 feet
Elevation of Peak: 11,050 feet
Difficulty: 4, strenuous
Time: 6 hours
Gear: hiking shoes – yes; trekking poles – yes; gloves – yes
52 Peak Club Information:
If you are a current 52er, the cost of the card is $5. If you want to join the 52 Peak Club, the cost will be $50 to join and $19.97 per month or $5 per card; your choice. Cards will be distributed at the peak. You do NOT have to be a 52er to sign up for this hike but due to group size limits you may be left on the Wait list if you’re not.
Please be respectful of others and be on time or you will be left behind.
Pace: You absolutely need to know your pace and ability levels.
Group Hiking: Always stay with the group and follow the leader.
Safety: Getting everyone through the hike safely is my number one priority.
We will meet in Santa Fe Casino east parking garage 2nd floor. There are two garages; one is visible from Hwy 95 (that is the wrong garage); the other is near the intersection of Lone Mtn Road and Rancho (that is the correct garage). We can carpool to the trailhead.
Hiking Las Vegas Meetup leaders are not guides. 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 hiking and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death. The leaders 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 leaders of this Meetup group.
I am an outdoor enthusiast who would rather be on a backcountry backpacking trip than a stroll on the beach (although I do love the beach!).
Living in Las Vegas has afforded me the opportunity to easily explore the Southwest region of the United States.
A nature lover, I am often found at the end of the pack taking photos and videos of the wildlife found on the trails. Colorful flowers, desert animals, and unusual geological rock formations are often the majority of my photos.