10K – 100K Hike — Wirebreak – Santa Ynez Canyon Loop – Lunch at Reel Inn

This hike will mark a milestone in HWD history. We now have over 10,000 members and I estimate 100,000 hiker-miles! Woohoo! 🎉 Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/hikingwithdean/ We begin the hike by traveling south along Santa Ynez Creek, climb a steep ridge to E. Topanga Fireroad, skirt Trippet ranch and return via a descent […]

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Santa Ynez Canyon Trailhead, 17400 Vereda De La Montura
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 US
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V.I.P. Hike: Mountaineer’s Route to Saddle Peak and Wine Tasting

High above central Malibu is Saddle Peak, just east of Malibu Canyon, one of the highest points in the Santa Monica Mountains at 2,805 feet. Up here you are literally in the sky, often above the clouds over Malibu. On a clear day, facing south, you can see a vast stretch of the Pacific coast, […]

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Calabasas, Calabasas, CA US
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SANTA SUSANA CAVE AND ROCK FIELD above Chatsworth Park North

SANTA SUSANA CAVE AND ROCK FIELD above Chatsworth Park North

Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lilac Lane
Simi Valley, ca 93062 US
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Join me on a walkabout near The Santa Susana Pass above Chatsworth Park North if you like hiking easy trails in a very rocky environment. We last did this in 2016 when we climbed a rock or two searching for the cave up there while those less inclined to do so took a short break […]

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15 November 2019
Ice House Canyon To Ontario Peak and Return

Ice House Canyon To Ontario Peak and Return

Ice House Canyon, Baldy, Ice House Canyon Road
Mt Baldy, CA 91759 US
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Distance: 13 miles round trip; 3,593' elevation gain/loss Rating: 8/10, not for beginners. Elevation starts at 5,100’ at the trail head. Adventure Parking Pass Required! Bring plenty of water and electrolyte replacement! Check the Weather (http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/hdfForecast?query=91759) Ontario Peak is the smaller sister of Cucamonga Peak in the Cucamonga Wilderness. Ontario Peak, with its 8,693' summit, […]

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16 November 2019
Switzer Falls, San Gabriel Mountains

Switzer Falls, San Gabriel Mountains

Switzer Picnic Area, Switzer Truck Trail
Altadena, CA 91001 US
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7:30 AM to 12:30 PM Due to limited “good” parking and lots of hikers, this will be an early morning meetup. The hike to Switzer Falls is one of my favorite hikes and is one of the most popular hikes in front range of the San Gabriel Mountains. Bring your hiking poles as we will […]

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16 November 2019

15 November 2019

SANTA SUSANA CAVE AND ROCK FIELD above Chatsworth Park North

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lilac Lane
Simi Valley, ca 93062 US
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16 November 2019

Ice House Canyon To Ontario Peak and Return

7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ice House Canyon, Baldy, Ice House Canyon Road
Mt Baldy, CA 91759 US
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16 November 2019

Switzer Falls, San Gabriel Mountains

7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Switzer Picnic Area, Switzer Truck Trail
Altadena, CA 91001 US
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November 2019
15 November 2019
Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lilac Lane
Simi Valley, ca 93062 US
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SANTA SUSANA CAVE AND ROCK FIELD above Chatsworth Park North

Join me on a walkabout near The Santa Susana Pass above Chatsworth Park North if you like hiking easy trails in a very rocky environment. We last did this in 2016 when we climbed a rock or two searching for the cave up there while those less inclined to do so took a short break […]

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16 November 2019
Ice House Canyon, Baldy, Ice House Canyon Road
Mt Baldy, CA 91759 US
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Ice House Canyon To Ontario Peak and Return

Distance: 13 miles round trip; 3,593' elevation gain/loss Rating: 8/10, not for beginners. Elevation starts at 5,100’ at the trail head. Adventure Parking Pass Required! Bring plenty of water and electrolyte replacement! Check the Weather (http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/hdfForecast?query=91759) Ontario Peak is the smaller sister of Cucamonga Peak in the Cucamonga Wilderness. Ontario Peak, with its 8,693' summit, […]

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16 November 2019
Switzer Picnic Area, Switzer Truck Trail
Altadena, CA 91001 US
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Switzer Falls, San Gabriel Mountains

7:30 AM to 12:30 PM Due to limited “good” parking and lots of hikers, this will be an early morning meetup. The hike to Switzer Falls is one of my favorite hikes and is one of the most popular hikes in front range of the San Gabriel Mountains. Bring your hiking poles as we will […]

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November 2019
15 November 2019
Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lilac Lane
Simi Valley, ca 93062 US
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SANTA SUSANA CAVE AND ROCK FIELD above Chatsworth Park North

Join me on a walkabout near The Santa Susana Pass above Chatsworth Park North if you like hiking easy trails in a very rocky environment. We last did this in 2016 when we climbed a rock or two searching for the cave up there while those less inclined to do so took a short break […]

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16 November 2019
Ice House Canyon, Baldy, Ice House Canyon Road
Mt Baldy, CA 91759 US
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Ice House Canyon To Ontario Peak and Return

Distance: 13 miles round trip; 3,593' elevation gain/loss Rating: 8/10, not for beginners. Elevation starts at 5,100’ at the trail head. Adventure Parking Pass Required! Bring plenty of water and electrolyte replacement! Check the Weather (http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/hdfForecast?query=91759) Ontario Peak is the smaller sister of Cucamonga Peak in the Cucamonga Wilderness. Ontario Peak, with its 8,693' summit, […]

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16 November 2019
Switzer Picnic Area, Switzer Truck Trail
Altadena, CA 91001 US
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Switzer Falls, San Gabriel Mountains

7:30 AM to 12:30 PM Due to limited “good” parking and lots of hikers, this will be an early morning meetup. The hike to Switzer Falls is one of my favorite hikes and is one of the most popular hikes in front range of the San Gabriel Mountains. Bring your hiking poles as we will […]

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November 2019

SANTA SUSANA CAVE AND ROCK FIELD above Chatsworth Park North

15 November 2019
Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lilac Lane
Simi Valley, ca 93062 US
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Ice House Canyon To Ontario Peak and Return

16 November 2019
Ice House Canyon, Baldy, Ice House Canyon Road
Mt Baldy, CA 91759 US
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Switzer Falls, San Gabriel Mountains

16 November 2019
Switzer Picnic Area, Switzer Truck Trail
Altadena, CA 91001 US
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