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NOTE: YELLOW SHADING: Rex’s hikes for the week

The Hikes for the Week list below contains only free, non-repeating hikes in L.A. and Ventura Counties. I also have excluded hikes in Griffith Park and Mount Baldy as there are 1 or more group hikes nearly every day in those parks by one of the many Meetup groups, so see the Google calendar at the bottom of the page for those and all other scheduled hikes from around 50 meetup groups in most of Southern California.

THE HIKES FOR THE WEEK LIST IS USUALLY UPDATED ON SUNDAYS. HIKES MAY CHANGE. SO…FOR THE MOST UP-TO-THE-MINUTE LISTINGS, SEE THE AUTOMATICALLY-GENERATED GOOGLE CALENDAR AT THE LINK ABOVE OR AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE)

ALSO: the Google calendar carries all Meetup hikes listed for several months ahead, or even next year. Just slide the arrow down on the right hand side of the calendar and check it out!

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Hike Calendar for January 30 to February 6, 2012--CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST

NOTE: THIS LIST ONLY CONTAINS HIKES IN L.A. AND VENTURA COUNTIES. HOWEVER, THE GOOGLE CALENDAR AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE CONTAINS HIKES FROM MEETUP GROUPS IN ALL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

YELLOW SHADING: REX’S HIKES FOR THE WEEK

Monday, January 30

8:30am Miramonte Trolley

10:00am Talepop 4 MILE LOOP-start time 10:00

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

5:15pm Echo Mountain Conditioning Hike

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Mt. Thom Cardio Workout, say No to Monday Laziness!

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Tuesday, January 31

9:00am Bike hike! Ventura to Ojai

3:00pm PM Blaze: Topanga Ridge Rumble!

4:30pm Sunset Hike - Rancho Sierra Vista, Newbury Park - 1 Hr - Top of Wendy Dr.

6:00pm Beaudry Loop - night hike - 6 miles - 1400' gain

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm Griffith Park Discovery Hike @ Los Feliz

6:30pm Griffith Park Tuesday Night Trailblaze

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Wednesday, February 1

8:30am Wednesday Women's Wander: Ojai Foothills, 7-10 miles

3:00pm Ken's Hump Day Hike- Long Canyon to Ridgeline Trail/ Albertson Motorway Loop

5:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

5:15pm Echo Mountain Conditioning Hike

6:30pm An Evening on Mt McCoy

6:30pm East Ballona Wetlands and City lights viewing and garlic-fest Dinner at Alejo's

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

7:00pm Griffith Park Wednesday Night Hike!

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Thursday, February 2

8:30am Old Cabin Site, Newbury Park - Thurs Hike 2/2 Meet @ 8:30am

9:00am Powder Canyon Trailhead

9:00am Topanga State Park hike with Don T

3:00pm PM Blaze: Back On The Saddle!

5:45pm Mini mid-Week Hike: Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm THURSDAY SAND WALK ON THE WESTSIDE AN DINNER

6:45pm Griffith Park - Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout - "Newbie"

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Friday, February 3

8:30am Loop in Ojai from Pratt/Foothill via Gridley Fire Road

5:00pm 7 Mile Night Hike In Calabasas

7:00pm Moonlight Hike - Rancho Sierra Vista, Newbury Park - Dos Vientos Ranch Park

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Saturday, February 4

5:00am Iron Mountain - Super Bowl Edition

8:00am EATON CANYON HIKE

8:15am Whitney and Elsmere Canyons 2 for 1 Hike

9:00am Arroyo San Miguel Trail

9:00am Islip Saddle Hike (no snowshoeing) (7 miles RT, 1500 ft elevation gain/loss)

9:00am Parker Mesa Outlook

9:00 am Malibu Creek state park

9:00am Three Peaks in the San Gabriels - Throop, Burnham, Baden-Powell

9:30am Castro Peak

9:30am Elysian Park

1:00pm Griffith Park - SHORT Hike to the Observatory

4:00pm Hummingbird Potluck: Are you ready for some Football!!

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Sunday, February 5

8:00am Eaton Canyon Super Bowl Edition

8:30am A Different Echo Mtn / Rubio Cyn

9:00am Orienteering in Vasquez Rocks - Learn Navigation Skills

9:00am Pre- Football Hike: Topanga State Park/Eagle Rock

3:30pm National Day of Inactivity Anti-Hike

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Monday, February 6

9:00am McGrath State Beach, Oxnard

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

5:15pm Echo Mountain Conditioning Hike

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Mt. Thom Cardio Workout, say No to Monday Laziness!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Hike Calendar for January 23-30, 2012--CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST

NOTE: THIS LIST ONLY CONTAINS HIKES IN L.A. AND VENTURA COUNTIES. HOWEVER, THE GOOGLE CALENDAR AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE CONTAINS HIKES FROM MEETUP GROUPS IN ALL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

YELLOW SHADING: REX’S HIKES FOR THE WEEK


ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK:
Saturday January 28th, 11:00am Vasquez Rocks--all the rocks, and nothing but...
http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/48943362/

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Monday, January 23

8:30am Sulphur Mountain--Ojai

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

6:30pm Griffith Park Hike to Mt. Hollywood @ Merry Go Round Lot (Monday This Week)

6:30pm Playa del Rey--LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Verdugo Mts--Mt. Thom Cardio Workout, say No to Monday Laziness!

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Tuesday, January 24

9:00am Powder Canyon

3:00pm PM Blaze: Dume Road To Zuma Ridge!

4:30pm Sunset Hike - Rancho Sierra Vista, Newbury Park - 1 Hr - Top of Wendy Dr.

5:45pm Front side of Jones Peak training hike 2600' gain ~ 6 miles RT—Sierra Madre

6:00pm Whittier-Greenway Trail Walk

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm Griffith Park Tuesday Night Trailblaze - "Newbie" Night

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Wednesday, January 25

9:00am The History Channel presents: Stagecoach Trail to Corriganville

3:30pm Ken's Humpday Hike -- Portrero road/ Angel Vista...OAB

5:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

5:15pm Echo Mountain Conditioning Hike

6:00pm Whittier-Greenway Trail Walk

6:30pm An Evening on Mt McCoy

6:30pm Ballona Lagoon and Venice Canals--and garlic-fest at Gaby's

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

7:00pm Griffith Park Wednesday Night Hike!

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Thursday, January 26

8:30am Los Robles Trail, T.O. Thurs 1/26, Meet @ 8:30am

9:00am Whittier-Greenway Trail Walk

3:00pm PM Blaze: Newton Canyon To Castro Crest!

5:45pm Mini mid-Week Hike: Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm THURSDAY SAND WALK ON THE WESTSIDE AN DINNER

6:45pm Griffith Park -Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout

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Friday, January 27

NO LOCAL HIKES ARE SCHEDULED, YET...

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Saturday, January 28

8:00am Griffith Park Peak Baggers

8:30am Jackson Falls

9:00am Chivo Canyon - Las Llajas Loop

9:00am Hike Towsley Canyon Ridge

9:00am Hillcrest - White Sage Roller Coaster Loop

9:00am Veggie Hiker Anniversary Hike(Malibu Creek SP) and lunch at Garden Wok!

10:00am Santa Clara River Tour on The Nature Conservancy's property, Ventura Co, Easy

10:30 am Bosque del Rio Hondo

11:00am Vasquez Rocks--all the rocks, and nothing but...

2:00pm Walk Around Lake Hollywood in Studio City

5:00pm Ventura River Preserve Family Nocturnal Exploration, Ojai, Ventura County, Easy

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Sunday, January 29

7:00am Inspiration Point Hike - THE "not so easy" hike

7:00am Mount Bliss - a Sunday morning workout—in Duarte

7:45 am Mt. Lowe

8:30am Corriganville Wildlife Corridor Trail

9:00 am Ahmanson Ranch

9:00am Whittier-Greenway Trail Walk

9:00am JOIN US IN HIKE IN SIMI VALLEY W/WINE AND CHEESE!!

9:00am Upper Bear Creek w/Smith Mtn Option - Car Shuttle

12:30pm Secret Stair & Hidden Pathway Hike ( 6.4 miles)

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Monday, January 30

8:30am Miramonte Trolley

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

5:15pm Echo Mountain Conditioning Hike

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Mt. Thom Cardio Workout, say No to Monday Laziness!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Hike Calendar for January 16-23, 2012--CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST

NOTE: THIS LIST ONLY CONTAINS HIKES IN L.A. AND VENTURA COUNTIES. HOWEVER, THE GOOGLE CALENDAR AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE CONTAINS HIKES FROM MEETUP GROUPS IN ALL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

YELLOW SHADING: REX’S HIKES FOR THE WEEK


(Eagle Rock's caves, in Topanga State Park, 1/14/2012)

Monday, January 16

7:00am San Gabriel Peak via Cobb Estate

8:00am  MT. BADEN POWELL/INTERMEDIATE 8 m RT 2800ft gain

8:30am Meditation Mount, Ojai

9:00am LADYFACE'S SOUTH FACE CHALLENGE

9:00am Rocky Peak Simi Valley

9:00am The Grotto at Circle X ~ easy holiday hike + adventure

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm  Verdugo Mts--Mt. Thom Cardio Workout, say No to Monday Laziness!

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Tuesday, January 17

9:00am Greenway Trail Walk--Whittier

3:00pm PM Blaze: Wandering The Wild West End! Thousand Oaks—Wildwood Park

4:15pm Sunset Hike - Rancho Sierra Vista, Newbury Park - 1 Hr - Top of Wendy Dr.

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

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

6:30pm Griffith Park Tuesday Night Trailblaze

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Wednesday, January 18

8:30am Wednesday Women's Wander: Ventura River Preserve Hike, 7-10 miles

9:00am Say Cheeseboro Canyon to Palo Comado Canyon

3:00pm Ken's Hump Day Hike: Triunfo Canyon/ White Horse Canyon Loop ...Then Fin's After

5:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

6:30pm An Evening on Mt McCoy—Simi Valley

6:30pm West Ballona Wetlands and City lights view--and garlic-fest Dinner at Alejo's

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

7:00pm Griffith Park Wednesday Night Hike!

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Thursday, January 19

8:30am Chivo Canyon to Tapo Cyn overlook - Simi Valley

9:00am Powder Canyon

3:00pm PM Blaze: Boney Trail Up To Stoney Point! West Thousand Oaks

5:45pm Mini mid-Week Hike: Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:45pm Griffith Park --Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout

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Friday, January 20
No local hikes are scheduled.
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Saturday, January 21

7:00am Mt. Wilson via Upper Winter Creek Trail

8:00am Gold Creek to Oak Spring to Yerba Buena Ridge—Little Tujunga canyon

8:30am Las Virgenes Trail to China Flat Loop (18 Miles)Adventure

9:00am Gould Mesa to Paul Little Picnic Area Hike - k9 friendly—La Canada

9:00am Hillcrest - White Sage Loop—Thousand oaks

9:00am Powder Canyon

9:00am Winter Migration Hike—Puente Hills

9:30am Hondo Canyon / Fossil Ridge to Top of Topanga

10:00am PARKER MESA OVERLOOK

1:00pm Hike in Griffith Park

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Sunday, January 22

7:00am Mt Baldy (8.4 miles/3900')

8:00am Bridge to Nowhere via East Folk

8:30am Camp Idle Hour from Echo Mountain - A Car Shuttle.

9:00am Hike to Sturtevant Falls

9:00am The Forgotten Trails of Cheesboro & Las Virgenes

10:30am Hike to the 4077th MASH—Malibu Creek state park

11:45am EATON CANYON FALLS..&.PUB ..HIKE!

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Monday, January 23

8:30am Sulphur Mountain--Ojai

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

6:30pm Griffith Park Hike to Mt. Hollywood @ Merry Go Round Lot (Monday This Week)

6:30pm Playa del Rey--LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Verdugo Mts--Mt. Thom Cardio Workout, say No to Monday Laziness!

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Hike Calendar for January 9-16, 2012--CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST

NOTE: THIS LIST ONLY CONTAINS HIKES IN L.A. AND VENTURA COUNTIES. HOWEVER, THE GOOGLE CALENDAR AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE CONTAINS HIKES FROM MEETUP GROUPS IN ALL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

YELLOW SHADING: REX’S HIKES FOR THE WEEK

Monday, January 9

8:30am Shell Road, Ojai

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

6:30pm Griffith Park Hike to Glendale Peak @ Merry Go Round Lot (Monday this Week)

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Mt. Thom Cardio Workout—Verdugo Mts

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Tuesday, January 10

9:00am Las Llajas Canyon to the Chumash Trail in Simi Valley

9:00am Powder Canyon

3:00pm PM Blaze: Yes Mesa Again To Kick Your Butt!

4:15pm Sunset Hike - Rancho Sierra Vista, Newbury Park - 1 Hr - Top of Wendy Dr.

5:45pm Front face of Tongva Peak - Steep Ridge Climb 1800' / 6 miles

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm Griffith Park Tuesday Night Trailblaze


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Wednesday, January 11

8:30am Wednesday Women's Wander: Ventura River Preserve Hike, 7-10 miles

2:30 pm  Griffith Park

3:00pm Ken's Hump Day Hike/ Cruzin' the Conejo- Arroyo/ Lynmere Loop

5:00pm Greenway Trail Walk--Whittier

5:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

6:30pm An Evening on Mt McCoy

6:30pm Ballona Lagoon and Venice Canals--and garlic-fest at Gaby's

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

7:00pm Griffith Park Wednesday Night Hike!

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Thursday, January 12

8:30am Spahn Ranch & orig Stagecoach trail - Thurs Hike 1/12 Meet @ 8:30am

3:00pm PM Blaze: Simi Peak And Leila's Happy Hour

5:45pm Mini mid-Week Hike: Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm THURSDAY SAND WALK ON THE WESTSIDE AN DINNER

6:45pm Griffith Park -- Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout

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Friday, January 13

NO LOCAL HIKES SCHEDULED, YET

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Saturday, January 14

6:30 am Hike Mishe Mokwa and Backbone trails to Sandstone Peak

7:00am A new one: Ridge Loop at Chantry Flat. ~10 miles, 3,000 vertical, some off-trail

7:00am Hoegee Loop, an easier weekend hike. 5 miles, 1100 feet and a picturesque stream

7:30 am Mt. Wilson

8:00am PCT to deep creek

9:00am Greenway Trail Walk--Whittier

9:30am Ice House Cabin #35 The Soup Edition

10:00 am Santa Inez canyon to Eagle rock and caves, to top of Topanga State Park

10:00am FOLLOW THE FOOTSTEPS OF LAUREL & HARDY

10:00 am Griffith Park -- Mt Hollywood

1:00pm Fern Grotto Trail, YES it is in OJAI :)

1:00pm Hike to the MASH site--Malibu Creek State Park #2

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Sunday, January 15

7:30am Jones Peak

8:00am 11.5 Mile Hike Around Griffith Park

8:00am Beginners Hike to Lower Arroyo Seco

9:00am Highland Park to Pasadena

9:00am Hike to Orchard Camp

9:00am Journey to the Center of the City

10:00am Hike Potato Mountain in Claremont

10:00am The Blue Gorge—Upper Rustic canyon--Reseda

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Monday, January 16

7:00am San Gabriel Peak via Cobb Estate

8:30am Meditation Mount, Ojai

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Mt. Thom Cardio Workout, say No to Monday Laziness!

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Hike Calendar for January 2-9, 2012--CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST

NOTE: THIS LIST ONLY CONTAINS HIKES IN L.A. AND VENTURA COUNTIES. HOWEVER, THE GOOGLE CALENDAR AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE CONTAINS HIKES FROM MEETUP GROUPS IN ALL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

YELLOW SHADING: REX’S HIKES FOR THE WEEK


Monday, January 2, 2012

8:30am Ojai Bike Trail

9:00am Liberty Canyon - Century Lake Loop

9:00am Los Pinetos & Beyond

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

5:15pm Pretzel Pop International Space Station (ISS) Hike--Camarillo

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Mt. Thom Cardio Workout—Verdugo Mts

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Tuesday, January 3

3:00pm PM Blaze: Los Padres To Hidden Valley

4:00pm Sunset Hike - Rancho Sierra Vista, Newbury Park - 1 Hr - Top of Wendy Dr.

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

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

6:30pm Griffith Park Tuesday Night Trailblaze

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Wednesday, January 4

9:30am Rustic Canyon - Backbone Trail Loop Hike

3:00pm Sunset Hills to Albertson Motorway Views

5:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

6:30pm An Evening on Mt McCoy
http://www.meetup.com/localhikers/events/41213452/
http://www.meetup.com/simi-valley-hiking/events/45763682/

6:30pm East Ballona Wetlands and City lights viewing and garlic-fest Dinner at Alejo's
http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/42540812/

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

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Thursday, January 5

8:30am China Flats Hike Thursday January 5th, 8:30AM

3:00pm PM Blaze: Lang Ranch To Simi Sunset

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm THURSDAY SAND WALK ON THE WESTSIDE AN DINNER

6:45pm Griffith Park --Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout - "Newbie"

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Friday, January 6

NO LOCAL HIKES POSTED, YET

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Saturday, January 7

6:45am Baldy and 3ts...the winter version

7:00am Baldy For Brunch

7:45am Divide Peak—Near Ojai

8:30am  Historic Vasquez Rocks Park 6 mile hike.

9:00am 1st Saturday Hike - Wills Canyon to Oso Ridge Loop

9:30am Parker Mesa overlook

1:00pm Hike in Griffith Park to a little pine tree forest

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Sunday, January 8

8:00am Monrovia Canyon Falls Hike

8:00am Mt Yale (4760') 12 miles / 4000' gain

8:30am Ventura Urban Hike

9:00am Hike to Echo Mountain

9:00am Mission Peak from O'Melveny Park

9:30am Fillmore: Tar Creek

10:00am L.A. ARBORETUM...DE PLANE ! DE PLANE !..WALK/HIKE!

4:00pm Griffith Park Sunday Evening Hike!

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Monday, January 9

8:30am Shelf Road, Ojai

4:30pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (winter edition!)

6:30pm Griffith Park Hike to Glendale Peak @ Merry Go Round Lot (Monday this Week)

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

6:45pm Mt. Thom Cardio Workout—Verdugo Mts

GOOGLE CALENDAR OF LA MEETUP HIKES:

CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED GOOGLE CALENDAR OF LA MEETUP HIKES: