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Red Rock Series: Chutes and Ladders (Pastor Jim’s 900th hike)

October 2 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-7

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This is going to be my 900th hike with VegasHikers. If you can’t join the hike, then come to the celebration at South Tower Park after the hike.

Please read the entire description. New participants will be required to sign a Waiver similar to the Disclaimer below.

*** If you have done a Tier 2 or higher hike with Rick W, please signup on his posting (same day, same time). If you haven’t, but you’ve hiked with me, then signup on this posting ***

The route goes up to the right of Slab Rift through a long chute and then heads into the heart of Calico I. From there we’ll go through the “midnight” slot and then up through “Jacob’s Ladder” to the top of the ridge. From there we’ll head back down through a series of chutes and ladders.

Not for beginners or those afraid of heights. There are some places that require intermediate scrambling skills and there is some exposure. You must be able to pull your body weight up and lower yourself down using your arms.

• Distance: ~ 2 miles loop.
• Elevation gain: ~ 850 ft.
• High point: 4266
• Low point: 3650
• Difficulty: moderate
• Pace: ~ 1 Miles Per Hour
• Children: no.
• Dogs: no.
• Time: 3.5 hours max.
• Class: 3 and 3+ with some exposure
• Gear: approach shoes – yes; trekking poles – no

*** Meet location will be sent by text the night before the hike ***

If you have any questions, send me a message or post a comment. You can also call or text me at 702-515-9824.

Tentative Schedule (send me a text if you want date or hike changes):

Sep 18: Turtlehead Jr & Calico Tank Peaks
Sep 25: White Domes via Water Canyon (UT)
Oct 2: Chutes and Ladders (900th hike)
Oct 9: Oak Creek Overlook
Oct 16: White Rock Hills Peak
Oct 23: Black Velvet Peak
Oct 30: Bridge Mtn
Nov 6: Mt Wilson
Nov 13: Crabby Appleton Peak
Nov 20: Imagination Trench
Nov 27: Terrace Canyon

Please be aware that your Meetup organizers are not tour guides and are not park 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 hiking and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death. The organizers of this group and current and former members can not 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.


October 2
7:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-7


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