Walkabout Wednesday Standard Hike, Nov 2, 2022
Indian Creek Loop
Start time: 8:45AM
[Mission Valley carpool, if there is one, departs at 7:45AM. If no one else shows up at the carpool place, you should be prepared to drive yourself.]
Today’s hike is an 11 mile loop with approximately 1500’ elevation gain. Starting at Penny Pines, we will take the PCT north to Pioneer Mail for our morning snack, then the Pine Mountain Trail uphill to Champagne Pass, then return to Penny Pines via the Indian Creek & Noble Canyon trails. Pack snack, lunch & water. Forecast for Wednesday is cloudy & breezy with a high of 47 & a 30% chance of rain, so layer up & don’t forget your rain gear. Text Mike L at 858-922-0738 with any questions.
Directions: Take I-8 east to the Sunrise Highway exit. Turn left and drive to Penny Pines at milepost 27.8 on Sunrise Highway. Adventure Pass or equivalent required for parking. (No toilet facilities at Penny Pines; pit toilets are available at Pioneer Mail).