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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, March 25, 2012

Hike Calendar for March 26-April 2, 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, March 26

9:00am Ventura Harbor Walk

10:00am Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

4:30pm Free Wilacre & Fryman Canyon

4:45pm Griffith Park-Fern Dell Hike

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

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Tuesday, March 27

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm PM Blaze: Kanan Dume to Castro Crest!

5:15pm Griffith Park--Hiking Warm-ups

5:45pm Jones Peak Advanced Training - 6 miles rt, 2600' gain

5:45pm Griffith Park-Peak Area Hikes

6:00pm 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 Hike to Mt. Hollywood @ Merry Go Round Lot

6:45pm Griffith Park-Tuesday Night Trailblaze

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Wednesday, March 28

8:30am Women's Wednesday Wander, Angel Vista & Beyond, Thousand Oaks, 7-10 miles

9:00am Never Go Hungry Again at Ahmanson Ranch

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Thousand Oaks--Ken's Hump Day Hike: Moonridge / Indian Creek Loop

6:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

6:00pm Newbury Park--MID-WEEK BLUES CHASER

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, March 29

8:30am Reseda Bl. to the Hub and back - Thurs Hike March 29th + Alzheimers awareness

9:00am Powder Canyon Trailhead

10:00am On the Wings of Butterflies in Sycamore Canyon - a Gentler Hike

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm PM Blaze: Kanan Dume to Zuma Ridge!

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

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:30pm Beaudry Loop night hike -- wide trail, good climb, great views

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

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Friday, March 30

8:00am Potato Mountain via Claremont Wilderness park~hike aprox 7miles

9:00am Happy Camp Canyon(North of Moorpark)

10:00am 60 min. Hike Elysian Park West Loop

5:15pm Santa Rosa Sunset, 5-7 miles, 5:15PM

6:30pm TGIF Night Hike...Griffith Park

6:30 pm Manhattan Beach Greenbelt--4 miles-2 hours

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Saturday, March 31

6:00am Mt Baldy via the Ski Hut Trail in The Mt Whitney Training Series

8:00am In Search of Saint Loomer Falls--Ojai

8:00am Inspiration Point Hike - 10.4 miles and 2740' gain

8:15am  5 Mile Tour of Whitney Canyon

9:00am Hike La Jolla Cyn up to Mugu Pk and back via La Jolla Valley

9:00am Mountaineer's Route to Saddle Peak and Topanga Lookout - Cold Creek Loop

9:30am Angels Walk through Bunker Hill historic core of downtown LA

10:00am Paramount Movie Ranch hike - Easy Hike Dogs are okay! =)

10:00am SLOW PACED URBAN HIKE/WALK & POTLUCK IN THE PARK - CHANGE THE DATE—Woodland Hills

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Sunday, April 1

5:00am HIKE MT EVEREST - WIN the LOTTERY - FREE KANGAROO and GET PAID TO EAT CHOCOLATE

7:00am Fools rush in: Mt. Wilson via the Rim Trail Loop, 17m/4200', lunch @ Cosmic CafĂ©

8:00am MASH site—Malibu Creek State Park

8:00am Switzer Falls

9:00am Hike Worsham Canyon—Whittier Hills

9:00am Los Feliz and Hollywood Public Stairway Hike

Noon -  Red Rock canyon to Calabasas Peak--in Topanga

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Monday, April 2

8:30am Lake Casitas

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat

5:30pm Camarillo Urban Walk, moderate pace, 5+ miles/400'

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

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

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Calendar of Hikes for March 19-26, 2012

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, March 19

8:00am Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

9:00am Oxnard Shores Beach Circle

10:00am Malibu Creek, Beyond the Rock Pool & Rindge Dam

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (summer Hoegee Loop route begins this week)

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

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

7:00pm Camarillo—Equinox evening

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Tuesday, March 20

9:00am Greenway Trail Walk

9:00am Kanan Dume to Castro Peak

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm PM Blaze: Back Messin' Around Up On Mesa!

5:30pm Mt. Chapel Peak Hike

5:30pm Spring into Spring - Sunset Hike - Lake Casitas - Shoreline Trail - 7 mrt

5:45pm Jones Peak Advanced Training - 6 miles rt, 2600' gain

6:15pm 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

6:45pm Tuesday Night Trailblaze

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Wednesday, March 21

8:30am Women's Wednesday Wander: Angel Vista and beyond, Thousand Oaks,. 7-10 miles

10:00am Bike hike! Ventura to Ojai

10:00am Mid-Morning Blast to Ladyface Mountain

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Ken's Hump Day Hike: Short Blast to Ladyface Mountain & Ladyface Brasserie

6:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

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

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

7:00pm Wednesday Night Hike is Back!

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Thursday, March 22

8:30am Rocky Peak fireroad - Thursday March 22, Meet @ 8:30am

9:00am Powder Canyon Trailhead

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.         

5:00pm PM Blaze: Lang Ranch To Simi Sunset!

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

5:45pm Mt Taco and Bell Peaks

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:45pm HIKING: Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout

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Friday, March 23

9:00am Sycamore Canyon to Danielson Ranch

10:00am 60 min. Hike Elysian Park West Loop

5:15pm Conditioning Hike: Santa Rosa Sunset, 6-7 miles--Camarillo

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Saturday, March 24

7:00am Peakbagger Conditioning: Wilson Warm-Up!!!

7:30am Mt. Waterman/Twin Peaks--Best Views!

8:00am 22 Mile-Mishe Mokwa/Serrano Valley/Satwiwa/Boney/Tri-Peak/Sandstone Peak Figure 8

8:00am Fish Canyon Falls via Van Tassle Ridge - 9 Miles 3200 ft. elevation gain

8:00am Green for POST St. Patrick's: Unspoiled Wilson-West Fork-Devore loop. 10.5m/3k'

8:00am Mount Wilson from Red Box

8:30am Conejo Open Space Spring Trail Work Day

8:30am Explore East Walker Ranch

9:00am Parker Mesa - Santa Ynez - Los Liones Loop!

9:00am Restoration Morning

9:00am Zuma

9:30am Edible Wild Foods Walk in Topanga Canyon

9:30am Hollywood Sign / Bronson Caves

10:00am LaJolla Canyon to Waterfall Children's Hike

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

11:00am North side of Topanga State Park—3 rock climbing areas-no ropes needed!--14 miles

2:00pm Hike to the Hollywood Sign in Griffith Park--the long way

2:00pm Wet 'n' Wild Rose Valley Falls Exploration, Ventura County, Difficulty=easy/mod

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Sunday, March 25

7:30am Echo Mtn/Inspiration Point/Mt Lowe

8:00am M*A*S*H Site via the Grasslands Trail

9:00am Los Feliz and Hollywood Public Stairway Hike

9:00am Walking with Wildflowers

10:00am Old Cabin Site

10:00am SLOW PACED URBAN HIKE/WALK & POTLUCK IN THE PARK—Woodland Hills

3:00pm WOLF CONNECTION VISIT Hike and BBQ!!—Acton--$35

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Monday, March 26

8:00am Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

9:00am McGrath State Park & McGrath Lake?

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Hike Calendar for March 12-19, 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, March 12

8:30am Miramonte--Ojai

8:45 am Viewridge trail in Topanga

11:00am Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

4:00pm Upper Rustic Loop

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (summer Hoegee Loop route begins this week)

5:30pm Camarillo Urban Hike, 4.5 miles/400'

6:00pm Michael's Jones Junction & Mission Point via Neon Way

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, March 13

11:30 Ahmanson Rannch at Vanowen

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm PM Blaze: Longer Way To Simi Peak!

5:30pm Sunset Hike - Lake Casitas - Shoreline Trail - 7 mrt

5:45pm Jones Peak Advanced Training - 6 miles rt, 2600' gain

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

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

6:45pm Tuesday Night Trailblaze

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Wednesday, March 14

8:30am Women's Wednesday Wander: Angel Vista & Beyond, Thousand Oaks, 7-10 miles

9:00am Doin' the big, Fig Newton Canyon

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Ken's Humpday Hike -- Portrero road/ Island Vista...OAB

5:30 pm Baldwin Hills—Hahn park--4 miles--2 hours- plus dinner at Gaby's Express (garlic chicken)

5:45pm Wednesday Night Hike: Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas

6:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain

6:30pm The Real McCoy

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

7:15pm Conjunction of Jupiter & Venus + a glimpse of Mercury--Ventura

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Thursday, March 15

9:00am AM Blaze: Calabasas Peak Copy Cat Anniversary Hike

9:00am Powder Canyon Trailhead

9:15am Anacapa Island

10:00am Wildwood Ridge to Santa Rosa Valley - a Gentler Hike

3:30pm Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm PM Blaze: Cheseboro Ridge To The Cliffs!

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

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

6:45pm HIKING: Cahuenga Peak From West Side Cardio Workout

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Friday, March 16

4:30pm WESTLAKE VISTA LOOP

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Saturday, March 17

6:00am Iron Mountain

6:45am Hike Liberty Canyon/Malibu Creek State Park

7:00am Mt. Baldy from the Village, Back via Ski Hut, 11 miles/6000 ft elevation gain

7:45am Gold Creek to Oak Spring and Fascination Spring

8:00am Green for St. Patrick's: The unspoiled Wilson-West Fork-Devore loop. 10.5m/3k'

8:30am 4th Annual St. Patrick's Day Hike: Boney Mountain Wilderness, 15 miles/3,700'

8:30am Rustic Canyon Trek(Loop Hike Starting from Will Rogers State Park)/Strenuous

9:00am Parker Mesa - Santa Ynez - Los Liones Loop!

9:00am Stoddard Peak - Saint Patrick's Day

9:00am Walking with Wildflowers

9:30am Griffith Park Observatory (+ travel meeting for Eclipse/Redwood NP hikes in May)

1:00pm Urban Walk along Hollywood Blvd

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Sunday, March 18

7:30am Lowe for Lunch

8:00am Big Santa Anita Canyon: Hermit Falls, Sturtevant Falls, and Mt. Zion Loop

8:00am M*A*S*H Site via the Grasslands Trail

9:00am Murphy Ranch Park

12:00pm Rosemont Preserve needs your help—La Crescenta

4:15pm Best Hikes of Socal one year anniversary hike and party at Rocky Peak

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Monday, March 19

8:00am Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

9:00am Oxnard Shores Beach Circle

10:00am Malibu Creek, Beyond the Rock Pool & Rindge Dam

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (summer Hoegee Loop route begins this week)

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

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

7:00pm Camarillo—Equinox evening

Monday, March 5, 2012

Hike Calendar for March 5-12, 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, March 5

8:00am Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

9:00am Emma Wood State Beach

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

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

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, March 6

9:00am G.O.A.T (Greatest Of All Trails)- Chivo Canyon in Simi

9:00am Greenway Trail Walk

9:30am Balanced Rock & Beyond, Adventure Hike in Boney Wilderness

3:00pm Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

4:00pm PM Blaze: Kanan Dume to Castro Crest!

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Sunset Hike - Rancho Sierra Vista, Newbury Park - 1 Hr - Top of Wendy Dr.

5:30pm Mid-week Getaway/Las Virgenes Trail to Cheseboro Ridge Loop (about 5.5 miles)

5:45pm Jones Peak Advanced Training - 6 miles rt, 2600' gain

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, March 7

8:30am Women's Wednesday Wander: Angel Vista & Beyond, Thousand Oaks, 7-10 miles.

4:00pm Ken's Humpday Hike/Sunset Hills to Long Canyon Loop

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Hike to Echo Mountain - Full Moon (almost)

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

6:30pm The Real McCoy

6:45pm Ventura Urban Hike every Wednesday evening

7:00pm Griffith Park Wednesday Night Hike!

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Thursday, March 8

8:30am "Big Sky Trail", N/W Simi, - Thursday March 8th, Meet @ 8:30am

9:00am Powder Canyon Trailhead

10:00am Feel the Peace, Love, and Joy at Rancho Sierra Vista – A Gentler Hike

3:00pm Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

4:00pm PM Blaze: Kanan Dume to Zuma Ridge!

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Twilight Full Moon Hike to Inspiration Point

5:30pm FULL MOON POTLUCK-Thousand Oaks

6:00pm Full Moon at Echo Mountain ~5 miles 1400 elevation gain

6:30pm 6 mile - Signal Hill Evening Hike

6:45pm HIKING: Mt. Hollywood Cardio Workout

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Friday, March 9

9:30am 60 min. Hike Elysian Park West Loop

4:45pm Sulphur Mountain Road Moonshine Hike 8 Miles Bring Flashlight !

6:00pm Full Moon Hike: Parker Mesa Overlook

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Saturday, March 10

6:45am Hike to Spectacular Delightful Fish Canyon Falls

7:00am Hoegee Loop, an easier hike along a beautiful forest stream, 5 miles/1,100' vert

7:00am Let's Day Hike Mt. Wilson (Whitney Training Series Hike #2)

7:00am Peakbagger Conditioning: Baldy For Brunch!!!

8:30am Eaton Saddle to Chaney Trail

9:00am South Coast Botanical Gardens

9:30am Tar Creek: The Return

1:45pm the Scenic Hike ...Griffith Park

5:00pm Griffith Park hike in the dark

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Sunday, March 11

7:00am Mt Hawkins to South Mt Hawkins

8:30am Caballero Canyon to Eagle Rock in Topanga State Park

8:30am Vasquez Rocks- Explore & search for Three Sister's Rocks 10 miles ~2000 gain

9:00am Henninger Flats, Altadena

9:00am Hike Hellman Canyon—Whittier Hills

9:00am Ladyface Reverse Loop

9:00am Laurel Canyon—San Gabriel Mts

9:00am Towsley Canyon Adventure Hike (Dogs OK)

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Monday, March 12


8:00am Hiking Elysian Park West Loop

8:30am Miramonte--Ojai

4:00pm Upper Rustic Loop

5:00pm Conditioning walk along Cabrillo Marina.

5:00pm Monday evenings at Chantry Flat (summer Hoegee Loop route begins this week)

6:00pm Michael's Jones Junction & Mission Point via Neon Way

6:30pm LETS DO A SAND WALK ON MONDAY

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

GOOGLE CALENDAR OF LA MEETUP HIKES:

CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED GOOGLE CALENDAR OF LA MEETUP HIKES: