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Hiking With Dean

🌕Easy Full Moon Hike & Potluck at Olympia Farms

Wendy Trail Head 3996-4128 Potrero Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA, US

No white lights allowed on my night hikes. Bring a red or green headlamp, like this one: On a recent hike we discovered a great spot for a Full […]

Flash Hike: HWD Ranch – Mormon Canyon (Rain or Shine)

Misty Hollow Ranch - HWD 12080 Browns Canyon Rd, Chatsworth, ca, US

Another HWD Original! See also for more details The HWD Ranch is located within the stunning Hidden Creeks parkland near the confluence of Browns Creek and Mormon Creek. The […]

Mission Point The Hard Way

O'Melveny Park - HWD 17300 Sesnon Blvd, Granada Hills, ca, US

See the hike report from last year's trip: O’Melveny Park spreads over 672 acres, second on the list of largest parks within the City of Los Angeles, right after […]

Lower Zuma Canyon Loop

Zuma Canyon Trailhead 5721 Bonsall Dr, Malibu, CA, US

Zuma Canyon is distinguished for being one of the deepest gorges in the Santa Monica Mountains and unlike Topanga or Malibu Canyons has never suffered incursion by a major road. […]

Historic Bike Ride on the Old Ridge Route

Crags Drive & Seminole Drive California, CA, US

I have scheduled a ride with my eBike group. Check it out

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.