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SPRING BACKBONE TRAIL 2024 #6 – Latigo Canyon to Encinal Canyon

Encinal Canyon Trailhead Encinal Canyon Road & Backbone Trail, Malibu

Our sixth Backbone Trail hike will be 7 miles with 700’ gain on the BBT through Newton, Zuma, and Trancas Canyons. We will start at the Latigo Canyon Trailhead taking […]

Urban Hike Steepest Streets & Painted Stairs of LA

Lot 662: Lemoyne & Sunset 1152 Lemoyne St, Los Angeles

We have done variations of this event before. Each time filled to limit . Do not miss out. Let's break it down We will Meet and Start at the Time […]

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.