A special hike to Rocky Peak that only HWD can deliver.
Rocky Peak, located in Rocky Peak Park, is the fourth-highest point in the Santa Susana Mountains, and overlooks the San Fernando Valley and Chatsworth, the Simi Hills, and the Simi Valley in Southern California. The peak, which is 2,715 feet in elevation, sits on the Los Angeles County–Ventura County line.
🦗We will be hiking along some old ranch roads that may be a little grassy and overgrown.
Hike will be a loopy 9 miles with 2500 ft total ascent and is rated DIFFICULT due to terrain. See the HWD Hike Ratings Guide
We’ll stop at the Western HWD Ranch along the way
Go to the north end of Topanga Canyon and turn left on Poema Place. Park at curb. Meet by the driveway to Bella Vista Townhomes
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 in this group 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 the ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND LIABILITY WAIVER.