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Hike at Whiting Ranch (Dreaded Hill!) – Wahoo’s Parking Lot

Wahoo's Fish Taco 27412 Portola Parkway, Foothill Ranch

This hike will be about 5 miles total with 840 ft. of elevation gain. We are starting at the parking lot at the Wahoo's parking lot. We will take Live Oak Trail. This turns into Serrano Road which will take us to Dreaded Hill. We will take a short break at Four Corners. Then we […]

Santa Cruz Island Day Trip with Island Packers

Island Packers 1691 Spinnaker Dr Ste 105b, Ventura

Okay, we are rescheduling this trip for April 18, the weather should be better. The water was too chopping on March 7 so they cancelled. Perhaps those who had booked for March 7 could transfer their tickets for April 18 but please contact Island Packers today. Please book your passage before you sign-up with Trailblazers, […]

Rancho Sierra Vista, Peace, Love, and Joy

Rancho Sierra Vista Rancho Sierra Vista/Point Mugu, Newbury Park

Let's head out to the famed Peace, Love, Joy arch at the Danielson. This out and back hike wanders through grasslands and chaparral from the Rancho Sierra Vista trailhead, then climbs up Danielson fire road for some fantastic views north to Port Hueneme and Oxnard and west toward the Pacific Ocean. If it's really clear, […]

Palo Comado Lollipop – Easy Intermediate

Doubletree/Sunnycrest Trailhead Oak Springs Drive & Doubletree Road, Oak Park

4.6 miles, 900' gain, easy-intermediate This route takes us through a beautiful canyon via a counter-clockwise lollipop. Most of the hike has a clear view of the sky, with a […]

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