Foresthill Event: Granite Chief Whiskey Creek Overnight Backpack
Saturday August 15th 8AM to Sunday August 16th 5PM ARC volunteer Tom Dodson will lead this exploration of the Granite Chief Wilderness Area from the Grayhorse Valley Trailhead, Grayhorse Valley Trail (15E11). You will start off the day with a hike up to the end of the Grayhorse valley up to the saddle. From the east you will be able to see the Granite Chief Wilderness. We will hike down Shanks Cove Trail which has beautiful waterfalls and pools and camping at Whisky Creek for the evening. On Sunday you will be hiking back up along the backside of Picayune Valley. This is an overnight trip, so bring your own backpack with supplies and food. Hike difficulty, intermediate – with 1000 ft. elevation gains at the beginning and end of the hike, a total of 14 miles round trip. Age minimum: 14 years-old with backpacking experience. Contact ARC to sign up, and for meeting location (Georgetown area). This is not a beginner’s backpacking trip. Cost: $40/members, $55/non-members (High clearance vehicles & drivers needed. Indicate desire when signing up.) [email protected] or 530-621-1224. WILDLIFE
Date & Time
Weekly on Sunday and Saturday
Aug 15, 2020 through Aug 16, 2020
8:00AM - 5:00PM
American River Conservancy 348 Highway 49 Coloma 95613 CA US https://www.sacboomer.com/businesses/ca-coloma-american-river-conservancy
Cost: $40/members, $55/non-members.