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Saturday Run

We will meet at 7:00 am at the Yorba Linda Community Center . The address is 4845 Casa Loma Ave. in Yorba Linda and the center is located at the intersection of Imperial Hwy and Casa Loma. We park in the parking lot off of Casa Loma. This is an out-and-back run and you may turn around at any point.

CA Cruisers YL Run (10 miles)From YL Community Center

Run EAST on the trail towards Nixon Library

LEFT on Grandview Ave. (2 mile point)

RIGHT on Mountain View Ave. (1st street on right)

Cross Kellogg and continue on Mountain View

RIGHT on Sunmist Dr.(1st street on the right – it looks like a driveway)

RIGHT on Arroyo Cajon Dr.

Quick LEFT onto El Cajon Trail (2.8 mile point)

Stay on the trail which runs along Imperial Hwy

You will see a water tower (3.6 miles point) and cont. on trail to Fairlynn Blvd.

RIGHT on Fairlynn Blvd.

LEFT on Esperanza Rd. (4.1 mile point – gas stations and store)

Run under the bridge

Turn around 0.1 mile past Lindsey Dr. for a 10 mile round trip run

6 Mile Run; Turn around at Imperial Hwy and return the same way

8 Mile Run: Turn around at Esperanza and Fairlynn and return the same way

10 Mile Run: Run just past Lindsey Dr and return the same

Sunday Hike (September 16th)

Ice House Canyon hike


Meet at Brea carpool lot on Lambert, west of 57 freeway at 5:30 am.  or meet at trailhead at 6:30 am. Please bring an Adventure Pass if you have one. We will carpool.

What should I bring?

1.5-2 liters of water. Less if you are a camel, more if you drink like a fish. Generally aim to bring more than you think you’ll need. Estimated hiking time is around 5 hours total.

Lots of snacks or even a light lunch. We will have 5 minutes breaks along the route and a 15-30 minute break at the saddle which is our final destination. We may go to Claro’s Italian deli, Corky’s restaurant, or  Chipotle after the hike.

Extra clothes: the estimated weather is in the 50’s when we start and 70’s when we finish.

Even though it will get very warm, I would bring a light jacket or warm long sleeve top.

First Aid kit, personal stuff you might need like inhaler, advil, allergy meds

Sun protection: hat, sunglasses, sunblock as we’ll be out for hours

Hiking boots or shoes.  Trail shoes are OK.

Backpack to carry all this stuff.

Hiking poles are optional for this hike.  Not truly necessary but some people prefer them especially if they have bad knees.

Dogs are allowed on this trail but it might get a little warm for them and I don’t know if the restaurants have outdoor seating.

What are the 10 essentials?

This is a list of 10 items that are recommended while hiking including water, food, clothes, sun protection, maps/compass or gps, first aid kid, flashlight, things to make a fire, emergency shelter.

I carry them on all hikes. A hiking group should have all the items between the members.  The general concept is you are bringing stuff you will need to survive an unexpected night out if you get lost.  So even if it’s a hot day, I’ll bring a jacket because I’ll be cold if I get lost and in the mountains at night.  I have a friend who got lost on Mount Baldy and spent the night there. He was sorry he didn’t brought a jacket, flashlight, enough water, map, etc.

See y’all Sunday really  really early.


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