2008 California Mountain
Unicycle Weekend

October 17-19 -- San Diego, California

Directions:
Friday - Oct 17th, 2008

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Google Map of Pacific Beach Meeting Location

9:00 AM - Directions From Escondido to Pacific Beach:
Grand Ave & Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

32.1 mi – about 39 mins

  1. Head northwest on N Broadway toward W Grand Ave - 39 ft
  2. Turn left at W Grand Ave - 0.4 mi
  3. Turn left at N Centre City Pkwy - 2.9 mi
  4. Take the ramp onto I-15 S - 15.5 mi
  5. Take exit 12 for State Hwy 163 S - 0.7 mi
  6. Merge onto CA-163 S - 1.4 mi
  7. Take the State Hwy 52 W exit - 0.5 mi
  8. Merge onto CA-52 W - 5.8 mi
  9. Take exit 1A for I-5 N - 0.6 mi
  10. Merge onto I-5 S - 1.5 mi
  11. Take exit 23 toward State Hwy 274/Balboa Ave/Garnet Ave - 0.3 mi
  12. Merge onto Mission Bay Dr - 0.2 mi
  13. Turn right at Balboa Ave/Garnet Ave, Continue to follow Balboa Ave - 1.0 mi
  14. Slight right at Grand Ave - 1.3 mi

 

9:00 AM - Directions from Encinitas to Pacific Beach:
Grand Ave & Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024-3625

20.5 mi – about 24 mins

  1. Head east on Encinitas Blvd/S9 - 0.2 mi
  2. Turn right to merge onto I-5 S toward San Diego - 17.5 mi
  3. Take exit 23 toward State Hwy 274/Balboa Ave/Garnet Ave - 0.3 mi
  4. Merge onto Mission Bay Dr - 0.2 mi
  5. Turn right at Balboa Ave/Garnet Ave, Continue to follow Balboa Ave - 1.0 mi
  6. Slight right at Grand Ave - 1.3 mi

 

9:00 AM - Directions from Lake Jennings campground to Pacific Beach:
Grand Ave & Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

Lake Jennings County Park
10108 Bass Rd., Santee, CA 92040

27.4 mi – about 33 mins

  1. Head northeast on Bass Rd/Bass Dr - 295 ft
  2. Turn right toward Harritt Rd - 148 ft
  3. Turn left at Harritt Rd - 0.3 mi
  4. Turn left at Lake Jennings Park Rd - 0.2 mi
  5. Merge onto I-8 W via the ramp to San Diego - 22.6 mi
  6. Take the W Mission Bay Dr exit toward Sports Arena Blv - 0.4 mi
  7. Turn right at W Mission Bay Dr (signs for W Mission Bay Dr) - 0.6 mi
  8. Slight right to stay on W Mission Bay Dr - 1.5 mi
  9. Turn right at Mission Blvd - 1.6 mi
  10. Turn left at Grand Ave - 351 ft

 

1:00 PM - Directions from Pacific Beach to Elfin Forest Trailhead:
8833 Harmony Grove Rd, Escondido, CA 92029

33.7 mi – about 49 mins

  1. Head south on Ocean Blvd toward Grand Ave - 59 ft
  2. Turn left at Grand Ave - 1.3 mi
  3. Slight left at Balboa Ave - 3.5 mi
  4. Slight right at Balboa Ave/CA-274 - 0.1 mi
  5. Slight right to stay on Balboa Ave/CA-274 - 1.9 mi
  6. Take the State Hwy 163 ramp to Escondido - 0.5 mi
  7. Merge onto CA-163 N - 3.4 mi
  8. Merge onto I-15 N - 18.3 mi
  9. Take exit 31 for Valley Pkwy - 0.3 mi
  10. Turn left at S6/W Valley Pkwy - 0.7 mi
  11. Turn right at W 11th Ave - 0.3 mi
  12. Turn left at S Hale Ave - 217 ft
  13. Turn right at Harmony Grove Rd - 0.3 mi
  14. Turn left to stay on Harmony Grove Rd - 0.4 mi
  15. Turn left to stay on Harmony Grove Rd - 2.7 mi

 

6:00 PM - Directions to the Ornish Home
4705 Mayapan Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941

Google Map showing the Ornish Home

38.4 mi – about 52 mins

  1. Head northeast on Harmony Grove Rd toward Wilgen Dr - 2.7 mi
  2. Turn right to stay on Harmony Grove Rd - 0.4 mi
  3. Turn right to stay on Harmony Grove Rd - 0.1 mi
  4. Turn left at Howard Ave - 0.4 mi
  5. Turn right at Auto Park Way - 1.0 mi
  6. Turn right to merge onto I-15 S - 23.6 mi
  7. Take exit 6B for I-8 E/I-8 W/Camino del Rio S toward El Centro - 0.3 mi
  8. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-8 W and merge onto I-8 E - 6.7 mi
  9. Take the Fuerte Dr/Severin Dr exit - 0.6 mi
  10. Turn right at Severin Dr (signs for Fuerte Dr) - 115 ft
  11. Severin Dr turns slightly left and becomes Fuerte Dr - 2.6 mi
  12. Turn left at Mayapan Dr  and park on the opposite side of the street along the shoulder.
    Destination will be on the right
  13. You have arrived at the home of Miles Ornish!

There will be a large sign for CMW so you can't miss it.
The left turn you make onto Mayapan Drive is a blind curve, so make that turn carefully. This is a dead end street, you may drive to the end, turn around, and park on the opposite side of mayapan where there is pleanty of parking.

 

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