Monday, August 4, 2014

Calendar of Hikes for August 4-11, 2014

YELLOW SHADING: Rex’s hikes for the week

GREEN SHADING: hikes that repeat every week


Monday, August 4

9:00am Emma Wood

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat

5:30pm  Griffith Park #4

5:30pm  Mad Monday Hike - Heartbreak hill/ Liberty Canyon loop


6:30pm O: Conditioning Hike in Rancho Palos Verdes

6:30pm  "MONDAY NIGHT BRISK" Fern Dell to Mt. Hollywood in Griffith Park


Tuesday, August 5

9:00am  Solstice Canyon - a Leaderless Hike

5:30pm  Ventura Hills

5:45pm  Jones Peak Advanced Training - 6 miles rt, 3000' gain

6:00pm  Weekly Mt McCoy Hike *OR* Long Canyon (read description)

6:00pm  Mt. McCoy Trail Hike

6:15pm  "TUESDAY NIGHT BRISK" Lake Hollywod to Mt. Lee (Hollywood Sign)

6:30pm  6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm  Griffith Park Semi Beginner Hike @ Merry Go Round Lot

6:30pm  Sierra Club Conditioning Hike - San Pedro

6:45pm  Tuesday Night Trailblaze

7:00pm  Sierra Club Beginner's Hike

7:00pm  Sierra Club Griffith Park Tuesday Evening Hike


Wednesday, August 6

5:30pm  Mad Ken's Hump Day Hike/ Boney Apetite

6:00pm  Baldwin Hills Ridgeline loop hike, plus optional garlic-fest at Gaby's

6:00pm  Echo Mountain 327

6:00pm  MidWeek Hike-Las Virgenes Trail to Cheseboro Ridge 6 mi. Loop

6:30pm  Begintermediate Hump Day Hike on the(Tickless?) Albertson Fire Road

7:00pm  Wednesday Night Hike-Griffih Park

7:00pm  Weekly Evening Urban Hike in Ventura

7:00pm  Sierra Club Griffith Park Wednesday Evening Hike & Potluck


Thursday, August 7

9:00am  Secret Trail To Malibu Seafood – BYOB

9:00am  Sunset Slide-Mt Baldy area

9:00am  Wildwood Park Loop- a Gentler Hike-Thousand Oaks

6:00pm  The Chumash Trail Hike

6:30pm  6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm  Sierra Club Conditioning Hike - Rancho Palos Verdes

6:45pm  HIKING/TRAIL RUNNING: Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout - "Newcomers"­- Advanced

6:45pm  Intro to Sierra Club hikes-Griffith Park

7:00pm  Sierra Club Griffith Park Thursday Evening Hike


Friday, August 8

9:00am  Hiking Hellman Trail at Turnbull

6:45pm  Sierra Club Griffith Park Moonlit Hike and Potluck

7:00pm  20's, 30's & 40's Friday Night Adventure Hikes!!!! Griffith Park


Saturday, August 9

6:00am  Mt Baldy + 3 Ts from the Village + bonus peaks

6:30am  Dagger Flats Trail Work

6:30am  Hike Mt. Baldy Via Register Ridge & Return Via Devils Backbone Trail-Slow Pace

6:30am  Super Baldy Hike #88-89

6:45am  Chantry Flat to Sturtevant Falls

7:00am  Cucamonga Peak - 12 Miles 4300 Feet Elevation Gain

8:00am  -~Red Box Hike~-to Valley Forge camp

8:00am  Icehouse Canyon to Ontario Peak

8:00am  Mt. Islip from Islip Saddle via the PCT HIKE (San Gabriel Mountains)

8:00am  Twin Peaks & Mt. Waterman

9:00am  24Fit Hike Club's: "Beginner Hike #3 ~ Eaton Falls"

9:00am  Piedra Blanca

9:45am  Family Fun Hike & Barbeque-Griffith Park

10:00am 5 peaks: San Gabriel, Disappointment, Deception, Markham and Mt Lowe

4:00pm  Mt. Baldy via Devil Backbone-Super Full Moon Hike

5:00pm  Full Moon Hike To The Top of the Notch Restaurant & BBQ Dinner-Mt Baldy

6:00pm  Full Moon Hike to the Bridge to Nowhere

6:30pm Full moon pot luck party at Topanga Lookout, easy hike

8:30pm  Moonlight Poetry Walk at Malibu Creek


Sunday, August 10

6:00am  Baldy Bowl Trail

6:30am  Dagger Flats Trail Work

7:00am  Last Minute Hike- Mt Baldy Advanced North Route Hike - 17 miles RT/6,500 ft gain

7:30am  HIKING/SCRAMBLING: Ontario Peak & Bighorn Peak via Falling Rock Canyon –Advanced

7:30am  Icehouse Canyon to Cucamonga Peak.... approx. 14 miles, 3900' gain or so.....

8:00am  -~Arroyo Seco Hike~-

8:00am  24Fit Hike Club's Sunday Hike: "Walnut Creek - (Easy)"

8:00am  Sunday morning in Monrovia Canyon Park

8:30am  Coup Rapide -- Whiting Woods Trail Part II

10:00am Tri-Peaks caves and rocks exploration, from Thousand Oaks side-12 miles

8:30am  Griffith Park -- Fern Dell to Mt. Hollywood

2:00pm  Hike to the Hollywood Sign the loooong way


5:00pm  Rocky Peak Fire Road Hike

6:15pm  Super Moon Potluck Hike-Rosewood Trail to Angel Vista

6:45pm  The Super Moon & The Antikythera Mechanism (Archimedes Gadget?) Thousand Oaks

7:30pm  Full-moon "supermoon"* (ahem) hike from Sierra Madre to Orchard Camp, 7 miles, 2k vert.


Monday, August 11

8:30am   Ventura City Hall trail

5:00pm  Monday evenings at Chantry Flat


6:30pm  O: Conditioning Hike in Rancho Palos Verdes

Saturday, February 15, 2014

The Best Photos from Hikes I lead

For more information on these hike spots, go to

(BELOW: Kenneth Hahn park)

(BELOW: Skull Rock west of Temescal Canyon)

(BELOW: Eagle Rock)

(BELOW: Calabasas Peak)

(BELOW: Tuna Canyon park)

(BELOW: trail from Stunt Road to Topanga Lookout)

(BELOW: Saddle Peak rocks)

(BELOW: Malibu Creek state park)

(BELOW: Zuma Falls)

(BELOW: Corral Ridge rocks)

(BELOW: Charmlee Park)

(BELOW: Nicholas Flats at Leo Carrillo State park)

(BELOW: Tri-Peaks viewed from Sandstone Peak)

(BELOW: the Grotto)

(BELOW: Western Ridge trail to Tri-Peaks and Sandstone Peak)

(BELOW: Tri Peaks)

(BELOW: Tar Creek)

(BELOW: Castle Peak)

(BELOW: Cave of the Munits)

(BELOW: Sage Ranch east-facing cliff-ledge, east loop trail)

(BELOW: Hummingbird trail caves)

(BELOW: the rock house at intersection of Rocky Peak and Hummingbird trails)

(BELOW: JohnHenge and Cooper falls)

(BELOW: Bouquet falls)

(BELOW: Vasquez Cliffs--off the usual hike route)

(BELOW: the most popular rocks in Vasquez)

(BELOW: Abalone Cove)