GoHike Pacing Hike - Discovery Park

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series

GoHike Pacing Hike - Discovery Park

This hike is intended to help you and the GoHike team determine what pace and challenge level you want to start with in the series.

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  • Easy
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 2.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • Pace: 1-1.5 mph

Meeting place and time: Rain or shine!

Ravenna Park & Ride at 9:00 AM sharp - We will then carpool to Discovery Park.

Directions to P&R:

This loop will begin at the East parking lot near the Discovery Park Visitor Center. If the group is large, leaders will split group and go in opposite directions.

The loop is 2.8 miles total, but we will adhere to the  2 mile goal. Terrain is varied, with a well-maintained trail. Loose gravel, dirt, and there is sand near the bluff.

Pace: 1 - 1.5 miles per hour. We will be discussing pace, and can experiment with different paces to get a sense of what it feels like.

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Required Gear:

* Hiking shoes/boots, or athletic shoes with good grip.

* A small backpack/pack.

* Comfortable hiking clothes or workout clothes that allows for plenty of movement. Layers are important as we tend to start out cold, but get warmed up as we hike.

* Water bottle to get you through 2 miles. (20-32 oz)

* Rain jacket, gloves, hats for any weather changes.

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