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Mount Thom and Tongva Peak Loop

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Mount Thom and Tongva Peak Loop

Hello Fellow Hikers,
Okay I know we have been hitting a lot of further away and more of a all day hikes. Well let’s give ourselves a little break and hit one not as far and won’t take all day. However that will be it for your break because this trail is gonna kick your butt! Oh yes this one will be a workout! A lot of people use this trail as a conditioning hike for your big peaks. It packs a bunch in 6.7 miles. But once you have made it to the top of Mount Thom it’s a easier hike to Tongva peak then a fireroad back to our cars. And I haven’t even mentioned the views! This one will give you a different view then what you are used too one of many reasons that makes this hike a unique one. (Well have to start this one as soon as the park opens due to the heat) Carpooling at our same meetup spot will be offered for anyone who wishes to carpool or follow to the trailhead (Best donuts located 2325 Kuehner Dr # 127 Simi Valley off the 118 freeway at 6:45am) I have attached the AllTrails link for directions, pics, and stats:

Trail loop
Miles 6.7
Elevation Gain 2306 ft
Rated Hard
Dogs Allowed but must be conditioned for a harder hike
Parking free paved located in Brand Park

As of now there is no sweeper for this hike so please know if you feel you can not finish for any reason please turn back early

Please check back on hike info as rain, heat advisory, strong winds or low attendance may cause the hike to be rescheduled

We will always follow Jim’s Golden Rules:
1. Hike your own hike
2. Please stop at every junction and split to wait for others to catch up

Please remember to bring all essentials you’ll need for a hike

Liability Disclaimer:
And last….The Organizer, Co Organizer, Assistant Organizers and Event hosts in this group are not professional guides. The function of the organizer is only to organize the trip. Each person who signs up for a Event is responsible for his or her own safety and the safety of his or her guest. Remember this is your hike all responsibilities are of your own once you attend please be aware of your limit

June 18 2022


Date: June 18
Time: 7:15 am - 11:15 am
Hiking Group:
RSVP: Visit Meetup Website


Brand Park

1601 W Mountain St
Glendale, CA 91201 US

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Ventura County Day Hikes
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Trail statistics are approximate. For safety purposes always assume they are underestimated. But don’t be disappointed if they are overestimated. Bring more water and snacks than you think you’ll need.

Trail descriptions are based on previous hikes. Current conditions are unknown until arrival. Expect the unexpected and plan accordingly.

The Organizers and members of Hiking With Dean are not professional leaders, guides, or mountaineers. The function of the member or organizer is only to organize the trip. Each person who shows up for a trip/meetup (and their guest or guests) is responsible for his or her own safety. By attending a hike, or any other event organized by this group, you are acknowledging that you and any guests that you bring are aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with the activity and freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards, and further agree to release and discharge the Organizers, Members of the Hiking With Dean Meetup Group from and against any and all liability arising from your participation in the group activities per our ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND LIABILITY WAIVER and Section 6.2 of the Terms of Service.