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China Hole

Description: * Destination : China Hole @ Henry Coe
* Stats : 13 miles, 2802' gain, 2.2 mph.
* Meeting Time : Sun, July 15, 2018 @ 6:30am, at a place TBD near Milpitas
* Estimated finish : 2:50p, back at the trailhead
* Organizer: DN (walks.nani at gmail dot com)
* RSVP : Yes, by Friday 6 PM. Info about the meeting place will be mailed after the rsvp-s close. Join the waitlist and let me know your email and contact number unless you are sure that I know you; and tell me in brief about your hiking ability as in max distance hiked and in what time, max elevation, etc. Expect 2 (just you and me) to 5 people on the hike. I may restrict the hike to hikers who have hiked with me before. Ignore meetup's timestamps and read the writeup for timeline.

Please join this hike only if you can manage uphill hour after hour under temps exceeding 80 degrees. Not an easy hike. Route : Coe VC - Corral - Forest - Mile Trail to China Hole. At this point we will assess the situation as regards the temperature, our energy level, etc. Ideally, under Plan A, I would like to take Narrows to Los Cruzeros, and come back via Shafer Corral - Fire Roads to Jackass Peak and Poverty Flat - up Cougar Trail (back in the shaded territory) - Spring - Corral. Plan B, the chicken out plan, is to take (Cougar?) - China Hole Trail - Spring - Corral route.

Check the park's website for parking fee and suchlike details. Bring a plastic bag or two for shoes. Do not bring pets. Bring dollars for carpool, parking, etc.

Date: Sunday, July 15, 2018
Created by: Dhananjay Naniwadekar
Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2018 3:28pm GMT
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Activities Involved: Hiking
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Bring Lunch: Y
Hiking Boots: Y
Suncreen: Y
Hat: Y
Headlamp Required:
Water: 4L
Other things to bring:
Dogs: not allowed
RSVP required: Y
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