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Rosewood Trail to Angel Vista – Gentler Intermediate

150 Regal Oak Ct 150 Regal Oak Ct, Thousand Oaks

We will start (early to beat the heat) our hike near the beginning of Regal Oak Ct. on the lower Rosewood Trail, a dirt trail heading up a shaded ravine […]

Encinal Canyon to Top of the World ~ 8 mile Intermediate Hike

Encinal Canyon Road Backbone Trail 1097 Encinal Canyon Road, malibu

Encinal Canyon is named for encina, the Spanish word for the holm oak, a lovely Mediterranean tree with holly characteristics. Holm oaks are one of the main trees used to […]

Fig Newton Canyon (off Kanan Road) to fire road

Guadalupe Canyon Oasis Calle 0 0"N, Empalme

This is an alternative hike for Tuesday, and not quite as fast-paced as the other hike. We're only going 5 miles to the fire road. From the Kanan Rd trailhead, […]

Hike at Newport Back Bay

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2301 University Dr, Newport Beach

Let's hike at the Back Bay in Newport. The plan is to do 4-5 miles. It will be an out and back. A lot of the trail is asphalt. You […]

Talopop – Suitable for fit beginners

Talopop at Juan Bautista de Anza Park 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas

Fit Beginner, 4.1 miles, 720' gain. Easier route: 3.9 miles, 500' gain. Is it Talepop or Talopop? Maps and signs that I have seen, use the 2nd spelling, but a […]

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.

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