I think this is the prettiest hike in the Santa Monica’s. Some refer to this as the mountaineering route. We take a right before the Danielson Monument and take a trail off to the left… There are several sections that are class III rock scrambling. This is not a beginner hike.
MEETUP LOCATION AND TIME: Wendy Drive and Portero Road
DISTANCE: 10 mile loop
ELEVATION GAIN: about 1,400 feet.
TRAIL DESCRIPTION: Wide trail ,single track, then trail and use trail. A few places Class III rock scrambling.
THE PACE: Medium.
DURATION: About 5 hours.
LEVEL: Intermediate Plus:
Bring plenty of water and something for lunch at the top.
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