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WEDNESDAY WILDERNESS HIKE, Standard — October 19th, 2022.
Sunset Trail-Nobel Canyon-Big Laguna Trail hike in the mountains.
The hike will leave from the Meadows area parking lot at mile 19 on the Sunrise Highway at 8.30am.
Adventure / parking pass required.
Distance of 10.5 miles.
A total elevation gain of just over 1,500 ft, and an average moving pace of 2.5 miles per hour.
[Mission Valley carpool, if there is one, departs at 7:30AM. In case no one else shows up at the carpool meeting place, you should be prepared to drive yourself.]
Heading north from the Meadows we will quickly take the Sunset Trail on the left for 3.5 miles before 
joining the trail coming north from Big Laguna Lake.
In about 0.5 miles the trail joins the Big Laguna Trail and then we take the Filaree Flat Spur for 0.5 miles to the Nobel Canyon Trail. Right on Nobel Canyon and then rejoin the Big Laguna Trail after 1 mile. 
Going right on the Big Laguna trail we stay on it for about 3.3 miles down the east side of the meadow before crossing over at the south end of the Big Laguna Lake to join the Water of the Woods spur trail and stay on this trail for about 1.5 miles back to the Meadows parking area.
You must be fully COVID vaccinated to come on this hike.

Pack snack, lunch and water. Current forecast is mostly sunny, with a high near 66. For further information contact Alan Nicol at 336-209-0060 or
 Directions (I-8 to Sunrise Hwy): From I-8 East, take the Sunrise Highway to the Meadows area parking at mile 19. There are toilets available. 
Make sure to review information in the Wilderness section of the Walkabout online newsletter:

First time Walkabout hikers must contact the lead