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“The Nature Effect” November Experience Tribe Hike (Sunset Trail)

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Meet at Lazy Acres in Encinitas

150 Encinitas Boulevard

Encinitas, CA 92024

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You are invited to our “The Nature Effect” November Experience Tribe Hike guided by Andy Bayon where we will explore the beauty and grandeur of the Sunset Trail in the Laguna Mountain Recreation area.

This event is FREE for Experience Tribe Members
$10 for General Admission
Please RSVP using the “Get Tickets” link above

Our monthly “Nature Effect” Tribe Hikes are a way for us to get outdoors, tune in with nature and create closer bonds with our community. Join us to walk off that second helping of Thanksgiving stuffing and pumpkin pie while we thrive together in conversation and soak up the revitalizing vibrations of Mother Nature.

The Sunset Trail is a beautiful trail in a place where you can appreciate San Diego’s version of autumn. This group adventure is not about the destination. Experience Tribe Hikes put more emphasis on the experience of The Nature Effect than the end result. We take the time to stop and smell the subtle vanilla-scent of the Jeffrey Pines in the fresh mountain air. We pause and listen to the whistle of wind. Even ponder the wisdom of the trees.

The Nature Effect is dedicated to spreading awareness of what spending time outdoors does for our well-being. Though you will be rejuvenated by a full dose of The Nature Effect with this experience, Andy will be teaching us how we can benefit from The Nature Effect every day.

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:: The Hike Specs ::

Distance: 3.2 miles round trip

Time: Approx. two hours including short guided meditation

Elevation change: ~ 400 feet

Difficulty: Easy

Path: Out-and-back

Permit/Pass: Our guide has 2 Adventure Passes for parking at the Trailhead (only $5 for additional parking passes if we bring a third vehicle)

Dogs: On leash allowed

What to bring: plenty of drinking water, sunscreen and sturdy shoes

Carpool: We will meet in Encinitas to carpool for the hour drive to the trailhead


:: Hike Description ::

Sunset Trail is one of the highlights of the Laguna Mountain Recreation area. You’ll have a great chance at seeing some fall colors thanks to the black oak trees visible from the trail. This is an easy trail that offers a nice variety of wooded walking, and open vistas of meadow and views to the west.

Sunset Trail’s plentiful trees give us a true “forest bathing” experience. It’s varied landscape and abundant wildlife also inspires and delights in a way that we can’t quite experience near the coast.


:: Meet Up & Carpool ::

Meet to carpool in Encinitas in the Lazy Acres Parking Lot by 10am where you can grab supplies before we hit the trails. We will gather outside the grocery store near the outdoor eating area on the east side of the main entrance (the eating area that is closer to the freeway).

Lazy Acres Address: 150 Encinitas Blvd. Encinitas 92024

It is an hour drive to the trailhead. We should arrive at the hike around 11:00am. Plan to be back to your car no later than 4:00pm.


:: About Our Outdoor Guide ~ Andy Bayon ::

Andy has an inextinguishable passion for exploring the awe-inspiring beauty on this planet. He feels the most alive when outdoors, and believes that we are both physically and spiritually fed by spending time in nature.

Driven by a love for showing others beautiful places, Andy in 2015 started a tour business called “The Nature Effect Tours”. He created experiences that allowed his guests to experience the powerful combination of rejuvenation and relaxation available by spending time in nature. His specialty was a day tour of the various climate zones in and around San Diego; the desert, mountains, and beach.

In 2016, he transitioned to a business called San Diego Date Ideas, where nature is the predominant inspiration behind creating a variety of shared experiences for couples, families, and friends to enjoy together. www.sandiegodateideas.com

Outside of his work with San Diego Date Ideas he enjoys kayaking, running, hiking, and creative writing. No matter what he is doing, it is his mission to illuminate this beauty around us… both natural beauty and the beauty of the human spirit. His mission is to help you see the beauty of the world so that you’re invigorated by life and left with a deeper understanding of who you are.

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:: Join Your Tribe ::

Not an Experience Tribe Member yet? Monthly group hikes, community dinners and discounts into conscious events are some of the many perks of joining Experience Tribe. Learn more at www.ExperienceTribe.com/Join

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