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Sick & Twisted Seal Head
October 4, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-7
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NO NEW SCRAMBLERS. This is a new version of Twisted Seal head and is more challenging as we ascend a different gully.
I plan on a slow, social pace. If you want fast, this is not the hike.
This hike is fairly short but it has it all. Some good cardio, some challenging slots and steep downclimbs. We start by ascending Guardian Angel on the right side up a new route to Gabbys. Then up to and through Gabby’s Passage up some technical climbs and down to Seal Head Rock. We will head down an exposed slot to the express route back to the parking lot. There are several sections with exposure and you must be able to lift your weight with your arms to do this hike. Experienced scramblers only!
HIKE QUICK STATS:
Distance: 2.8 miles
Elevation Gain: 950 feet
Scrambling difficulty: Tier 4, meaning class 3 and 4 scrambling with
Difficulty: Moderate with a couple of challenging sections
Duration: 2.5 hours-3 max
Pace: slow, social pace
Everyone goes on the wait list. I must know you and be comfortable with your experience level for me to put you on this hike.
Helmets are always welcome. Please bring your own if you want to wear one.
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 rock scrambling is 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, even due to the negligence of the organizer or someone in the group. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY. DO NOT SIGN UP IF YOU ARE UNWILLING TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY.
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