VIP Event: GPS Class

MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW Due to high interest and class size the class/hike will be limited to VIP Club members only. If you see yourself being removed from event, that is the reason. See http://www.hikingwithdean.com for details I get a lot…

Let's Help Rebuild Paramount Ranch & Other Hiking Areas

The Woolsey Fire has burned almost 90% of the parkland in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and the Park Service has surveyed the damage to Western Town in Paramount Ranch — the only unit of the National Park Service dedicated…

Ridge Route to Parker Mesa Overlook - Los Liones Loop

Perched high above the Palisades and Malibu, the vista from the Parker Mesa Overlook is stunning. You can see all of the LA basin laid out before you, the San Gabriel Mountains to the north, Catalina Island to the south, and the crescent shaped…

Back to the Future Hike at China Flat (& Simi Peak)

On this one, Marty McFly will be taking us to China Flat, the 1885 location of the Seamus McFly farm in BTTF3.  Seamus was/is/will-be Marty's great-great-grandfather.  BTTF3 scenes at China Flat. Click on pic to enlarge   DeLoreans…

New Years Resolution Hike: Paramount Ranch Loop

If your New Years Resolution is to start hiking, then this hike is for you! As the set for Dr Quinn Medicine Woman, Paramount Ranch was the start of one of our most popular hikes -- the original HWD Colorado to Korea hike -- that took us to…

First Hike: Grasslands Trail to MASH Site

For our first hike of the year, let's head out head out to post Woolsey fire Malibu Creek State Park and to the MASH site. We'll do about 6 miles with 200-400' elevation change MASH 4077th -- Best care anywhere   Hike will be about…

Holiday Hike and Lunch: Corral & Puerco Canyon Loop - Malibu Seafood - BYOB

Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/hikingwithdean/ On this one we'll visit the old pig farm and have a post-hike lunch at Malibu Seafood Patio where they let you bring your own drink, including alcohol. Our hike…

Easy Hike - Santa Maria Canyon - Summer Hill Ranch Loop

This will be a post-surgery rehab hike for me and is relatively short. We'll enjoy a great “lollipop” outing in the northeastern corner of Topanga State Park starting at the Viewridge Trailhead for Santa Maria Canyon. We'll connect up…

Classic Musch Loop & Brunch @ The Canyon Bistro

🎈 TOPANGA IS OPEN 🎈We begin hiking at Trippet Ranch, walking north on a paved driveway about 100 yards to where the Musch Trail slants to the right across a grassy hillside. On that trail we'll plunge into the shade of oak and bay laurel…

Caballero Canyon to Bent Arrow Trail & Temescal Fireroad

This is the substitute hike for the Musch Loop hike in Topanga. Due to road closures that hike has been rescheduled for next Sunday Join us for a leisurely hike through the old stomping grounds of Edgar Rice Burroughs in Caballero Canyon in…