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Total Eclipse! Eagle Rock Loop Arkansas

Winding Stairs Trailhead Umpire

April 8th 2024 is the last total eclipse in the lower 48 until 2044. What better way to experience it than on a backpacking trip? The Eagle Rock Loop is […]

Gentler / Beginner: Kanan Dume to Latigo – 5 miles

Newton Canyon Trailhead 1600 South Kanan Dume Road, Malibu

This is an easier hike for Tuesday, another has also been posted close by, please only sign up for one hike. This hike is only 5 miles and will take […]

Hike Bommer Ridge into Laguna Coast Wilderness – Loop

Crystal Cove SP/Laguna Coast - Ridge Park Entrance (map) Ridge Park Rd & E Coastal Peak, Newport Beach

The total distance for this hike is 4.5 miles with about 650 ft. of elevation gain. There are great mountain and ocean views along the ridge. We are going to […]

Limekiln Canyon Lollipop – Suitable for beginners

Limekiln Canyon Trail 19569 Rinaldi Street, Porter Ranch

4 mi, 500' gain, beginner Easier option: 1.5 mi, 125' gain, beginner. This is a beginner hike on the beautiful Limekiln trail. This hike is a slight lollipop, (the shape […]

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