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Wind Wolves Preserve – A Favorite CHC Hike!

Wind Wolves Preserve 16019 CA-166, Bakersfield, CA, US

DESCRIPTION: Hike leader volunteers: Nancy H. Meet: Wind Wolves Preserve at The Crossing Parking Lot at 8:15am, departure at 8:30am sharp. Distance: 8.3 miles Elevation gain: Approx 1020 ft Time: […]

San Francisquito Canyon South via Pacific Crest Trail

41289 San Francisquito Canyon Rd 41289 San Francisquito Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA, US Hello Fellow Hikers, Okay who is having PCT withdraws? This trail is rated high on AllTrails and not a very populated trail either. A lot of solitude and backcountry […]

Browns Canyon – Devil Canyon & Deerlake Highlands Loop

Twin Lakes Plateau - Near this address 21600 Poema Pl, Chatsworth

Our loop hike begins in the Twin Lakes neighborhood and meanders north through along Browns Canyon Creek. We'll eventually head west along a network of trails across Deerlake Highlands and […]

Hike at Peter’s Canyon Regional Park + Big Red

Peter Canyon Regional Park 8548 E Canyon View Ave, Orange, CA, US

The hike will be about 4.5 miles with about 500 ft. of elevation gain. We will start on Peters Canyon Trail and take this to East Ridge View Trail. This […]

Sunday Griffith Park Peaklets – Alternate Outing

Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA, US

This is an adventurous Sunday Griffith Park Peaklet 11-mile, 3000’ hiked from Burbank Peak to Beacon Hill passing by Bee Rock, the Hollywood Sign, Dante’s View, and the Old Zoo. […]

Handel’s Messiah

Samuelson Chapel 165 Chapel Ln, Thousand Oaks, CA, US

Experience one of the world’s most beloved pieces of music in a fresh, new way. Areté Symphonic Choir will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s musical masterpiece, Messiah, as treasures […]

Los Padres Potluck Hike

Los Padres Trailhead 15 Los Padres Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA, US

3.5 miles, 700' gain, Easy Intermediate. Easy Option: 2.4 miles, 285' gain, Fit Beginner. We'll start by entering the Los Padres trail, through a spooky oak covered section, then move […]

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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