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Turtle Rock Community Park 1 Sunnyhill, Irvine

Join this moderate out and back hike, 5.5 miles, 898 elevation gain offering views and a cardio workout. In addition, we'll stop at the halfway point, at the Ridge Crest […]


1 Concordia 1 Concordia, Irvine

WTC INTRODUCTORY HIKE: MT LUKENS Mt Lukens it the highest point in the City of LA. Invigorating conditioning hike at a moderate pace. 9 mile r/t, 2800’ gain. Leaders will […]

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HWD Ranch – Mormon Canyon Loop

Misty Hollow Ranch - HWD 12080 Browns Canyon Rd, Chatsworth

Another HWD Original! The HWD Ranch is located within the stunning Hidden Creeks parkland near the confluence of Browns Creek and Mormon Creek. The parkland provides a key migration corridor […]

Day Hike Hellhole Canyon to Maidenhair Falls

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park East of, San Diego

DAY HIKE Trailhead address: Montezuma Valley Road (Route S22), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, CA 92004 Trailhead coordinates: 33.248037, -116.40594 Difficulty: Moderate 5.5 miles roundtrip and 1,000 feet of […]

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.