After Work Cardio Hike in Gypsum Canyon

Hiking & Fitness
After Work Cardio Hike in Gypsum Canyon

Prepare for an invigorating adventure in the newly opened Gypsum Canyon Wilderness with our Cardio Hike. This 4.5-mile, fast-paced trek is designed to get your heart racing as you conquer 800 feet of elevation gain. Immerse yourself in the pristine wilderness, where you may encounter breathtaking sights and wildlife as you push your limits. This Cardio Hike in Gypsum Canyon Wilderness is tailored for those seeking a heart-pounding, fitness-enhancing adventure in the great outdoors. Whether you’re an experienced hiker looking to challenge yourself or a newcomer eager to explore, this hike promises a dynamic blend of natural beauty, exercise, and possible wildlife encounters. As you ascend and descend the rugged trails, you’ll not only strengthen your body but also nourish your soul with the splendor of nature. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with the wilderness and improve your fitness. Join us for an unforgettable journey through Gypsum Canyon Wilderness on our Wilderness Cardio Hike!

Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and suitable hiking shoes to navigate the terrain. Each participant is required to carry a minimum of 32 oz (946 ml) of water. Staying hydrated is essential, especially during a cardio hike. Energizing snacks will help keep your energy levels up as you tackle the elevation gain. Reviewing the 1-through-5 Difficulty Ratings will help you evaluate your readiness to participate in this level-4 activity on the land. Please visit our FAQ page for answers to activity specific questions you may have prior to registering.

Please note that you will be asked to adhere to the following measures in order to participate:

  • Be registered in advance, no walk-up registration is permitted.
  • Arrive with all necessary equipment to keep you safe on the trail, including water, proper attire, and closed-toe footwear, first aid, health needs etc.
  • Restrooms will be available, but facilities will not be sanitized for each individual.
  • All participants are required to sign a liability waiver upon arrival at the staging area and before beginning the activity. The waiver can be previewed here: IRC Liability Waiver
  • You may be prevented from participating if you do not adhere to the above protocols.

Additionally, in an effort to respect and protect all employees, volunteers, and participants, please do not sign up or attend if you are not feeling well, exhibiting any symptoms of illness or have been in recent contact with someone who was ill.

To learn more about the staging areas and activity locations, please visit our Staging Areas Playlist page.

Activity Details Led by IRC

Wednesday, September 11, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Duration (hours:minutes):
Hiking & Fitness
OC Parks
Gypsum Canyon Wilderness
Staging Area:
Gypsum Canyon Staging Area
4.5 miles
Elevation Change:
800 feet
Minimum Age:
Spaces Left:
Registration for this event opens on 8:00am on 08/27/2024

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