WALKABOUT WILDERNESS STANDARD HIKE: JUNE 21, 2023, WEDNESDAY
SAN DIEGUITO RIVER PARK HIKE AND BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
START: 8:30 AM, 8175 Del Dios Hwy
Make sure you 8 a good breakfast to have the energy for the hike and to celebrate Lucinda’s 80th birthday. Immediately after the hike we will drive one mile to my home where everyone can eat a lunch if they brought one or to enjoy several desert options. This after hike gathering is to celebrate Lucinda’s birthday and to acknowledge her as one of our strongest hikers. She sets an ambitious example for all of us.
Today’s hike will meet at the trailhead directly below the Paradise Market fruit stand (8175 Del Dios Hwy west of Escondido and east of Rancho Santa Fe. There are no water or bathroom facilities at this trailhead. The hike will be a double loop in a figure “8”. We will start east for a two mile loop and then head west for an approximately 6+ mile loop. Total hike is 8+ miles with considerably less than 80o feet of elevation gain. We can take a rest stop at the Lusardi Creek turn around. Weather should be partly cloudy with a high of 78 degrees.
If any questions please contact Mike McDonald, 858 449-9399 text, firstname.lastname@example.org email.
The birthday gathering afterwards is at 7825 Calle Dos Lagos, Rancho Santa Fe.