After the hike we have pool time welcome and dinner Meet and Greet and BBQ dinner (vegetarian options available) at member's residence in Desert Hot Springs. Bring swimwear for pool and your favorite beverage.
The trail follows the Whitewater River up to the PCT junction where we will climb the switchbacks to the summit with great views. We will continue a short distance along the PCT and descend to the Whitewater Canyon Road and back to the parking lot.
Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.
Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.
Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike. Click here for more information.
Contact Hike Leader: John Ryan Email or Scott Connelly Email
Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling. Distance to trailhead is .
Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.
Special COVID Related Requirements
This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.
Health Problems/allergies: Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.