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Call for donations to help the homeless, NOT an event.

Winding Stairs Trailhead Umpire

This is not an event, rather a call to action. One of our members, Jackie, will be taking donations of items and is also looking for volunteers to help the […]

Hike at Caspers Wilderness Park – Bell Canyon + Oso Trail

Caspers Wilderness Park 33401 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano

The hike I am planning is around 6.3 miles with about 700 ft. of elevation gain. It starts at the very end of the paved road, the long gray strip […]

Wind Wolves Preserve – A Favorite CHC Hike!

Wind Wolves Preserve 16019 CA-166, Bakersfield

DESCRIPTION: Hike leader volunteers: Nancy H. Meet: Wind Wolves Preserve at The Crossing Parking Lot at 8:15am, departure at 8:30am sharp. Distance: 8.3 miles Elevation gain: Approx 1020 ft Time: […]

San Francisquito Canyon South via Pacific Crest Trail

41289 San Francisquito Canyon Rd 41289 San Francisquito Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/san-francisquito-canyon-south-via-pacific-crest-trail Hello Fellow Hikers, Okay who is having PCT withdraws? This trail is rated high on AllTrails and not a very populated trail either. A lot of solitude and backcountry […]

Browns Canyon – Devil Canyon & Deerlake Highlands Loop

Twin Lakes Plateau - Near this address 21600 Poema Pl, Chatsworth

Our loop hike begins in the Twin Lakes neighborhood and meanders north through along Browns Canyon Creek. We'll eventually head west along a network of trails across Deerlake Highlands and […]

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

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