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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 Boat Canyon to Bommer Ridge

Boat Canyon Trail 518 Dartmoor, Gate 14, Laguna Beach

The total distance is around 4.6 miles with 870' of elevation gain. We will take Boat Canyon Trail up to Bommer Canyon. We will take Bommer to Water Tank trail. […]

Dos Vientos — Ride the Two Winds, a Gentler Friendly Hike.

Dos Vientos Community Park 4801 Borchard Road, Newbury Park

PLEASE NOTE: We will meet under the solar panels and NOT by the tennis courts. This hike is in addition to the longer hike on Tuesday, but we will be […]

Las Llajas – Suitable for beginners

Las Llajas Canyon Trail trailhead 5715 Evening Sky Drive, Simi Valley, CA, Simi Valley

5 miles, 500' gain, Beginner This hike is a great trail for beginners because all the elevation gain is distributed. It is a walk down a rolling fire road through […]

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.