County Parks Warrior Challenge

County Parks Warrior Challenge
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Date(s) - 5/27/2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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El Capitan Preserve


Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with an unforgettable hike to the top of El Capitan. County Parks is hosting its annual Warrior Hike – designed to “wow” and challenge local heroes and their families. Come to hike or support your military!
• Bring ample water (1+ gallons for Warriors), and wear sturdy hiking boots.
• Parking will be limited at the trailhead. Additional parking is available at nearby Oakoasis Preserve and Louis A. Stelzer County Park.
• Healthy refreshments will be available at turnaround points.
Choose Your Own Adventure!
Boot Camp: Families and beginning hikers will enjoy a quick, 1-mile jaunt to the ridge for a beautiful view of eastern San Diego. This trail is 2 miles round-trip, and is open to all ages. EASY with a duration of approximately one hour. Start anytime between 8 and 11 a.m.
Recon: Skilled hikers can continue on to the next peak located roughly 3 miles in, for a total of 6 miles, round-trip. This hike is best suited for teens and adults in good shape.
MODERATE with a duration of approximately 2-3 hours. Start anytime between 8 and 11 a.m.
Warrior: This trek is not for the faint of heart or ability; warriors will hike 10 – 12 miles, traversing multiple inclines and declines with several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. DIFFICULT with a duration up to 7 hours. Start promptly at 8 a.m.