O: Red Rock Canyon of Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park Register

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Sat, Jan 22, 2022; 8:00 AM (Local Time)

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01/22/2022 8:00 AM
O: Red Rock Canyon of Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Join us on a 4.0 mi, approximately 2.5 hour hike up the Borrego Canyon Trail and Red Rock Canyon Trail to see the remarkable Red Rock Canyon of Orange County. California Professional Geologist Jay Schneider will lead us on an easy-pace tour with multiple stops to learn about the Cenozoic geology of Orange County. See remarkable outcrops of massive sandstones, conglomerates, and enjoy a leisurely walk up a dry braided stream to the canyon wall. Total elevation gain is 500 feet. Bring 2 liters water, snacks, and hiking shoes. Park at trailhead, 26701 Portola Parkway, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 ($3 cash or credit card). Trailhead parking lot is small; if no more parking is available, you can either 1) travel northwest one block on Portola Parkway, turn right on Alton Parkway, and make first right on to Odessa and park in residential neighborhood, or 2) park in the adjacent Ralphs parking lot. Walk from residential neighborhood back to trailhead is about 10 minutes. Therefore, carpooling is recommended. Carpool information: Meet at 8:00 am at Tustin Rideshare at north side of Stater Brothers Market, 14171 Red Hill Avenue in Tustin. Rain in the previous 72 hours may cancel. Rain date is January 22. Leaders: Jay Schneider and Julie Garner Please: No children under the age of 6.No dogs. No drones. This is a frontcountry outing. No medical form required.

26701 Portola Pkwy, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610, USA

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33.68106300,-117.66439400 Jay Schneider rtnttnj@aol.com MM/DD/yyyy amOUuwqNAzpGSXwtHmnd12740

Organized By: Angeles Ch Orange Cty Sierrans, NSS

Location: 26701 Portola Pkwy, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610, USA

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Event Organizers:
Jay Schneider
   rtnttnj@aol.com
   (626) 841-2667
Julie Garner
   avtrix@sbcglobal.net
   (714) 335-1579

Join us on a 4.0 mi, approximately 2.5 hour hike up the Borrego Canyon Trail and Red Rock Canyon Trail to see the remarkable Red Rock Canyon of Orange County. California Professional Geologist Jay Schneider will lead us on an easy-pace tour with multiple stops to learn about the Cenozoic geology of Orange County. See remarkable outcrops of massive sandstones, conglomerates, and enjoy a leisurely walk up a dry braided stream to the canyon wall. Total elevation gain is 500 feet. Bring 2 liters water, snacks, and hiking shoes. Park at trailhead, 26701 Portola Parkway, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 ($3 cash or credit card). Trailhead parking lot is small; if no more parking is available, you can either 1) travel northwest one block on Portola Parkway, turn right on Alton Parkway, and make first right on to Odessa and park in residential neighborhood, or 2) park in the adjacent Ralphs parking lot. Walk from residential neighborhood back to trailhead is about 10 minutes. Therefore, carpooling is recommended. Carpool information: Meet at 8:00 am at Tustin Rideshare at north side of Stater Brothers Market, 14171 Red Hill Avenue in Tustin. Rain in the previous 72 hours may cancel. Rain date is January 22. Leaders: Jay Schneider and Julie Garner Please: No children under the age of 6.No dogs. No drones. This is a frontcountry outing. No medical form required.

Level: Moderate

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