North County Hash
Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:00am
Marine Corps Birthday Run
Hare(s): Kitty-Kitty, Psycho, Turd Bird, Jock Strap
Address: Camp Pendleton. Old San Luis Rey Officer's Club. Try 555 W Barnett Circle in the google machines.
Directions: RECOMMENDED WAY: I-5 north to Highway 76. 76 east for about 3 1/2 miles to traffic light at Douglas Dr. Turn left and follow Douglas Dr. about 4 1/4 miles to traffic light at Vandegrift Blvd. Turn left and continue to the Camp Pendleton sentry gate, continue about 1/2 mile to traffic light at Barnett. Turn right, go left at the intersection and follow W. Barnett Circle to large parking lot on the right.
ALTERNATE WAY: I-5 north to the Camp Pendleton exit. From the sentry gate continue on Vandegrift Blvd. for about 8 3/4 miles to Rattle Snake Cyn. Rd. Follow to the right up the hill to the second traffic light (Vandegrift Blvd.). Turn right and continue about 2 1/4 miles to the traffic light at Barnett. Turn left and follow instructions above.
DIRECTIONS TO "B": Go back to Vandegrift Blvd. and turn right. Follow Vandegrift Blvd. for about 3 3/4 miles to the traffic light at Santa Margarita Rd. (sign for Lake O'Neill). Turn right go 1/4 mile, turn right and follow 1/2 mile to the last covered picnic area on left (the usual spot).
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/NfgX7O
Run Fee: $6.00
Trail type: A to A, drive to B
Dog friendly: Other (specified in Notes)
*** THE 240TH BIRTHDAY OF THE U.S. MARINE CORPS ***
Another great Camp Pendleton run. Great chow provided by Jock Strap. Free flowing Stone IPA. Traditional USMC Birthday cake cutting ceremony honoring the oldest and youngest Marines present.
Exciting Eagle, Turkey and Walker trails.
To drive on Camp Pendleton you need a valid drivers license, proof of insurance, and current vehicle registration. If the gate sentries ask your destination tell them "The 17 Area for a Marine Corps Birthday run". Then wish them a "Happy Birthday Marine!".
If they ask about a sponsor tell them LtCol M.H. Collier USMC (Ret) and LtCol G. Eckhoff USMC (Ret.)
Base regulations say dogs must be on a leash at all times.
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