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The Calico Quickie Evening Scramble (mini-juggernaut)
June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
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This is a shortened version of my Juggernaut route that includes some fun obstacles such as the Smokestack. It’s mostly Class 3 scrambling with sections of very challenging Class 4 mixed throughout. There are a lot of ups and downs with this one!!
****BRING A HEADLAMP****
This hike is for experienced and fit scramblers only. If we haven’t hiked together, make sure that your VegasHikers profile is filled out and up to date so that I can determine your hiking experience. And feel free to send me a private message on Meetup with more details about your experience.
>>Everyone starts on the wait list<<
Hiking Distance: ~3 miles
Hiking Time: 2.5 – 3 hours
Elevation gain: Not sure; A lot of ups and a lot of downs!
Bring a minimum of 1 – 2 liters of water, snacks, sunscreen, hat, etc
Contact Card: Everyone should have a 3×5 card in their pack that has their emergency contacts on it and any pertinent medical history (allergies, meds, diabetes, etc). Place this in one of the small pockets of your pack to make it easy to find in the event that you’re incapacitated.
** IMPORTANT** SCRAMBLING FITNESS
You need to know your pace and ability levels and you must understand that being highly physically fit in one sport or area of training does not mean you’re at that same level for hiking/scrambling. You must build up to that level as with any activity. For example, if you run marathons, it doesn’t mean you’ll be able to keep up with moderate/fast hikers. You’re using completely different muscles and moving over different terrain. Go with your “hiking” level of fitness, not your “general” level of fitness when determining the pace you can keep. Some people just move naturally faster or slower than others. It’s not good or bad. It’s just different. KNOW YOUR LIMITS!! I encourage everyone to challenge themselves, but be smart about it.
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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.