PS - Hike: Murray Peak Loop Hike

  • Tue, November 22, 2022
  • 8:15 AM - 2:00 PM


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Take a hike up to Murray Peak from Cathedral Cove.  We begin on the Cathedral Canyon Trail and climb to Dunn Road where we will then do a bit of cross country desert hiking, eventually reaching the north side trail head for Murray Peak.  We will climb to the summit, have lunch and then begin our decent.  Approximately two thirds of the way down we will connect to a spur trail that will climb up to Dunn Road where we will (after more climbing) begin our final descent back to Cathedral Cove.  This is a strenuous hike for experienced hikers only.

  • Trail Length: 8.5 miles total
  • Elevation Gain/Loss: total 2205 feet
  • Difficulty Rating: strenuous
  • Trail Type: Loop.   
  • Hiking Time:  4-5 hours 
  • Departure Time:  8:30 AM (Please arrive by 8:15 am for  for 8:30 am departure)
  • Departure Location: The Denny’s parking lot at 69050 CA-111, Cathedral City, CA   92234 across from the new Agua Caliente Casino in Cathedral City. map link  

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: Warner Graves click here

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. 

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