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San Diego County, California

Volcan Mountain New Year's Day Hike, Monday, January 1st, 10am-1:30pm

Monday, January 1, 2018 - 10:00am

Monday, January 1st, join County Parks staff and start the New Year off on the right foot! Hike Volcan Mountain to swap old and stale for new and fresh. This free hike from 10am to 1:30pm will go up the Five Oaks Trail of the Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve and then come back down the via the main Volcan Trail for a total of 5 miles round trip.

This hike is considered strenuous. Be prepared for a 1,000 foot elevation gain up to the summit of the Wilderness Preserve. Inclement weather will cancel the event.

Wear: sturdy hiking shoes and dress in layers as the temperature can change dramatically as we reach the summit; be prepared for cold and possibly damp and windy conditions

Bring: snacks and plenty of water

Park: along Farmer Road and walk 300 ft. up the gravel driveway to meet at the Hubbell gateway at 10:00am; Please consider carpooling with people from your area -- we can all do our part to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help the county meet its Climate Action Plan (http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/pds/advance/climateactionplan.html) goals.

Location: 1209 Farmer Road, Julian, CA 92036; just north of the Wynola Road intersection with Farmer Road.

For updates or more information: Contact the local County Ranger Office at: 760-765-4098

Visit: the Volcan Mountain Foundation's website at www.VolcanMt.org for ongoing updates of events and activities on and around the Volcan Mountain Range.