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March 21, 2014 (San Diego's East County) - The Jacumba Hikers will hit the trail on Saturday, March 22 to the Valley of the Moon. This trip may include:  Smuggler’s Cave, an old hideout of bandits and smugglers off  I-8 East just past the San Diego/Imperial County line in a high desert area near the Mexican border. We’ll also hike in through the Valley of the Moon, Elliot Mine and Blue Angels Peak Monument.

This hike is rated hard with the out and back distance at 7 to 8.6 miles (approx. 4 hrs. round trip). No dogs please. Hikers will meet at Jacumba  Spa, 44461 Old Hwy 80l Jacumba Hot Springs, CA 91934 at 8AM. Hike Leader is:  Patti Wagar patti.j@Hotmail.com Bring swim suit & towel for soaking in the mineral hot springs, courtesy of the Spa. Breakfast is available starting at 7AM and lunch will also be available after the hike. *Please read the attached Safety Tips and view full schedu

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