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Lost Creek Peak (8C)
September 28 @ 6:15 am - 2:15 pm UTC-7
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This route is one of the best hikes in Red Rock Canyon. Tons of Class 4+ climbing, a VERY difficult rope section, a trip through the famous Graffiti Traverse, and unbelievable vistas make for an awesome route. This will be a smaller group due to safety reasons. 8 PEOPLE MAX!!!
All go on the Wait List and will be added as I see fit. Bring sticky rubber gloves for the ropes! It’s going to be hot so make sure to bring enough food and water for a long day!
Hike: Lost Creek Pk via Graffiti Canyon
Trailhead: Willow Springs – not marked
Distance: 5 miles
Elevation gain: 2,100 feet
Elevation peak: 6,644 feet
Time: 7 hours
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 $60 to join and $19.97 per month or $5 per card. Your choice. You do NOT have to be a 52er to sign up for this hike.
Being On Time Be
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.
Safety: Getting everyone through the hike safely is my number one priority.
Know and understand the following classes of our hikes. Be sure you are comfortable with the posted class before signing up. Most hikes posted with classes 4 and 5 typically only have small sections that are at that level, but it’s important to know you must be prepared to face those areas. Class 1: Walking with a low chance of injury. Class 2: Simple scrambling with the possibility of occasional use of the hands. Little potential danger is encountered. Class 3: Scrambling with increased exposure. A rope can be carried but is usually not required. Falls are not always fatal. Class 4: Simple climbing with exposure.
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.