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Hump Day- Topanga Overlook

Topanga Lookout Trailhead 23386 Saddle Peak Rd, Calabassas, CA, US

Details to come, but this is an easy RT 2 miler. The Overlook itself is a great place to socialize and there’s lots of room for adequate social distancing.

Stough Canyon Out and Back

1575 E Walnut Ave 1575 E Walnut Ave, Burbank, CA, US

*** YOU MUST BRING A FACE COVERING to meet up at the trailhead and to use on trail when it is not possible to avoid close proximity to other hikers. […]

Cienega Canyon Loop for Fall Colors

37770 Templin Hwy 37770 Templin Hwy, Castaic, CA, US

*** YOU MUST BRING A FACE COVERING to meet up at the trailhead and to use on trail when it is not possible to avoid close proximity to other hikers. […]

Beginner’s Exploratory Overnight Backpacking Trip in Carpinteria

Carpinteria Station Parking 475 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA, US

Description: This is an exploratory and beginner’s backpacking hike. So, only 5 spots will be available. We meet at the Amtrak Train Station in Carpinteria. At the train station, we […]

Sespe River Trail

Piedra Blanca Trailhead Rose Valley Rd, Ojai, CA, US

Just gonna do a little stroll along the Sespe River. Fairly easy 6ish miles. There is a stream crossing

Tag a Peak Tuesday- Twelve Apostles

Lilac Lane Trail head 7700 Lilac Ln, Simi Valley, CA, US

ok so we are going to try to tag this peak. Meet at Santa Susana pass rd. and Lilac ln. We will carpool to the start location. Road walking, minor […]

Arroyo Conejo to Hill Canyon Loop

North Ventu Park Road N Ventu Park Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA, US

Moderate five round trip mile hike, with a total elevation gain/loss about 400 feet. Follow the trail from Newbury Park to the Hill Canyon Water Treatment Plant. There is pleasant […]

Whiting Woods Loop

Whiting Woods Trailhead 100 Whiting Woods Rd, Glendale, CA, US

One of Carmen's favorite trails at her request. This is a short trail but the first two miles are very steep. We'll take a short snack break at one of […]

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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