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August 2015. 52 Hike Challenge Pop-Up Hikes. August 15 & 16

Hey everyone!! Here are the details for the August #52HikeChallenge Pop-Up Hikes taking place in Southern, CA. If you aren't in the area, we would love to have you host a pop-up hike, message us at and we will publish and promote your hike!!

On Saturday August 15, come out and enjoy a beginner level hike to the Dripping Cave (6 miles round trip) in beautiful Aliso and Wood Canyons in Aliso Viejo, CA. 

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On Sunday August 16, join us for the So Cal Hikers Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge at Mt. San Jacinto, the second tallest peak in Southern California at 10,834 ft. We will be taking the Marion Mountain trail. 

Distance: 11.4 miles
Elevation Gained: 4,689'
Difficulty: Strenuous

*Bonus: Our friend Jeff Hester, creator of SoCalHiker and the Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge, has agreed to give (50) 52 Hike Challengers a 20% off coupon for his challenge. He is donating 1/2 the proceeds to Big City Mountaineers and your registration gets you a lot of goodies. If you are registering for his challenge, be sure to use coupon code: 52hikechallenge at…/six-pack-of-peaks-registration/

To RSVP and get all the details of these events go to

We look forward to meeting you - Karla and Phillip


The 52 Hike Challenge, does do not take responsibility for any harm, bodily injury, accidents, or damage to personal property. By attending any 52 Hike Challenge hikes, you confirm that you understand that all outdoor activity such as hiking, backpacking, and trekking have an associated danger, and will not hold 52 Hike Challenge, or any group associated, responsible for any hazard to your well being. Additionally, you will not be allowed to participate if you are not adequately prepared with enough water and the right gear, equipment, nutrition essential to complete the hike. You are fully responsible for yourself!

Earlier Event: June 14
52 Hike Challenge Tour Part 1
Later Event: September 19
September 2016 Pop-Up Hikes