Join an Info Session to Hike the Epic Trailblaze Challenge, San Diego

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is calling all San Diegans to hike the Trailblaze Challenge – an epic 26 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail in Big Bear, California! In addition to hiking, participants will also raise much needed funds to grant the wishes of children in San Diego.

The Trailblaze Challenge takes place May 19th through the 21st, but if you plan on joining this event, you are required to hit up one of the mandatory information sessions starting as early as Tuesday, January 24th.

Info sessions in our area:

• 1/24/17 – 7pm at Adventure 16 San Diego location

• 1/25/17 – 6:30pm at REI San Diego location

• 1/26/17 – 6:30pm at REI Encinitas location

• 1/28/17 – 10:30am at Adventure 16 Solana Beach location

• 1/31/17 – 6:30pm at REI San Diego location

• 2/1/17 – 7pm at Adventure 16 Solana Beach location

• 2/2/17 – 6:30pm at REI San Diego location

• 2/4/17 – 10:30am at Adventure 16 San Diego location

• 2/6/17 – 7pm at Adventure 16 San Diego location

• 2/8/17 – 6:30pm at REI Encinitas location

Registration fee: $100.00


• Specialized training program including a workout calendar and weekly group hikes

• Training Clinics – topics include hiking boots, socks and other trail essentials, hydration and nutrition, and cross training (when available)

• Support and coaching from experienced Hike Leaders and Make-A-Wish staff

• Hotel Accommodations on hike weekend at The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort (3 days/2 nights)

• Trailblaze Challenge duo-dry shirt for hike weekend

• Friday night pasta party to carb load before the big day

• Transportation to and from the Trail on Hike Day

• Trail support at multiple locations throughout your journey, including hydration, snacks, first aid, and encouragement!

• Saturday evening post-hike celebration to share trail stories

• Sunday post-hike recognition breakfast before heading home

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