PHOTOS & LIST OF HIKES I LEAD:

NOTE: YELLOW SHADING: MY FAVORITES

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MY REGULAR WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT BALLONA AND BALDWIN HILLS:


BALDWIN HILLS RIDGELINE—KENNETH HAHN PARK—4 MILES

(BELOW: Kenneth Hahn park)

BALDWIN HILLS MEGATREK--HAHN PARK AND STOCKER CORRIDOR--7 MILES
12/27/2011 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/45279932/

BALDWIN HILLS OVERLOOK—4 MILES

WEST BALLONA WETLANDS

EAST BALLONA WETLANDS

BALLONA LAGOON AND VENICE CANALS—4 MILES

BALLONA WETLANDS AND VENICE CANALS

PLAYA DEL REY HILLS AND FAR-WEST BALLONA WETLANDS

MAR VISTA HILL

CHEVIOT HILLS--UPS AND DOWNS--4 MILES
2/8/2012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/49608882/
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IN THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS:

9 PEAKS OF GRIFFITH PARK:

BRIAR SUMMIT TO TREEPEOPLE VIA FRYMAN CANYON

FRANKLIN AND FRYMAN CANYONS

MOUNTAINGATE TO GARDENLAND TO NIKE SITE—6.7 MILES

WESTRIDGE TO NIKE SITE IN BRENTWOOD—8 MILES

GOAT PEAK AND RUSTIC CANYON "NAZI" SITE--10 MILES
7/28/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/130833932/

LEACOCK TRAIL TO SKULL ROCK—PACIFIC PALISADES—6 MILES


SANTA INEZ CANYON WATERFALL AND ROCKS

SANTA INEZ CANYON TO EAGLE ROCK

SANTA INEZ CANYON TO EAGLE ROCK AND CATHEDRAL ROCKS-9 MILE LOOP

(BELOW: Eagle Rock)



TRIPPETT RANCH IN TOPANGA TO EAGLE ROCK AND CAVES AND HUB JUNCTION’S ROCKS

RESEDA BLVD. TO CATHEDRAL ROCKS AND EAGLE ROCK AND CAVES--NO ROPES NEEDED!--15.5 MILES
3/24/2012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/56906432/
TOPANGA SUMMIT TO EDELMAN PARK AND VIEWRIDGE—A NEW LOOP TRAIL--8 MILES

DIRT MULHOLLAND TO VIEWRIDGE TRAIL, LOOP VIA SANTA MARIA RD--2 1/2 HOURS
7/19/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/129871442/

TOP OF TOPANGA OVERLOOK TO CALABASAS PEAK—10 MILES

(BELOW: Calabasas Peak)



HONDO CANYON IN TOPANGA

TUNA CANYON PARK IN MALIBU:

(BELOW: Tuna Canyon park)


TOPANGA LOOKOUT AND SADDLE PEAK ROCKS FROM FOSSIL RIDGE TRAIL

TOPANGA LOOKOUT AND SADDLE PEAK FROM STUNT ROAD BELOW

(BELOW: trail from Stunt Road to Topanga Lookout)



SADDLE PEAK VIA THE STUNT HIGH TRAIL

(BELOW: Saddle Peak rocks)


MALIBU CREEK MEADOW, LAKEVIEW TRAIL AND PARAMOUNT RANCH—9 MILES

(BELOW: Malibu Creek state park)


NEWTON FALLS AND ZUMA FALLS FROM LATIGO CANYON ROAD
4/14/2012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/60318142/

(BELOW: Zuma Falls)


LATIGO ROAD TO CORRAL RIDGE ROCKS AND CAVES

(BELOW: Corral Ridge rocks)


CORRAL RIDGE ROCK SCRAMBLING FUN
8/3/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/132298562/

CHARMLEE PARK--4 MILES
8/3/2013  http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/132296202/

CHARMLEE AND NICHOLAS FLATS PARKS (two separate parks)

(BELOW: Charmlee Park)


(BELOW: Nicholas Flats at Leo Carrillo State park)




LEO CARRILLO BEACH TO NICHOLAS POND--9 MILES
2/11/2012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/51187092/

GROTTO WATERFALLS AND SANDSTONE PEAK
8/15/2010 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/14334972/

SANDSTONE PEAK AND TRI-PEAKS CAVES VIA THE MISHE MOKWA TRAIL—6 MILES
12/29/2011 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/45461202/

(BELOW: Sandstone Peak from the Mishe Mokwa trail)


4 TO 6 WATERFALLS AT CIRCLE X RANCH AND THE GROTTO

BOULDER CLIMBING TO THE WATERFALLS BELOW THE GROTTO IN CIRCLE X RANCH

(BELOW: the Grotto)


RANCHO SIERRA VISTA/SATWIWA TO TRI-PEAKS CAVES VIA THE WESTERN RIDGE-
7 HOURS

(BELOW: Western Ridge trail)


(BELOW: Tri Peaks)


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VENTURA COUNTY:


THE EASY WAY TO PARADISE FALLS IN THOUSAND OAKS

THE BACK WAY TO PARADISE FALLS AND CONEJO CANYONS PARK—12 MILES

PARADISE FALLS AND MOUNTCLEF RIDGE ROCK CLIMBING
12/17/2011 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/44335092/

LIZARD ROCK, CONEJO CANYON AND PARADISE FALLS--13 MILES
6/15/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/124105122/

SANTA PAULA CANYON PUNCHBOWLS--6 MILES

(BELOW: Tar Creek)




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SIMI HILLS


CASTLE PEAK/CAVE OF THE MUNITS --3 MILES IN 3 HOURS
7/13/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/128709612/

(BELOW: Castle Peak)


(BELOW: Cave of the Munits)




SAGE RANCH EAST ROCK EXPLORATION

SAGE RANCH--TWO LOOPS
1/12/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/98234192/
7/13/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/128714512/

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


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SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS AND NORTH SIMI HILLS:

STONEY POINTE PARK AND SANTA SUSANA PASS STATE HISTORIC PARKS ROCKS
PORTER RANCH LOOP—ALISO CANYON AND RIDGELINE PARK, AND CORRIGANVILLE EX-MOVIE RANCH

STAGECOACH TRAIL TO ROCKY PEAK

HUMMINGBIRD TRAIL TO CAVES AND ROCKY PEAK, THEN BACK THROUGH CORRIGANVILLE
3/3/2012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/53918282/

(BELOW: Hummingbird trail caves)


STAGECOACH TRAIL TO CORRIGANVILLE AND THE ROCK HOUSE
4/7/2012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/59006072/

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

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SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS:

EATON FALLS

HENNINGER FLATS AND EATON FALLS

ELSMERE CANYON AND BEALE’S CUT—6 ½ MILES

BRIDGE TO NOWHERE AND SWIMMING HOLES:

COOPER FALLS AND JOHNHENGE ROCK CLIMBING

JOHNHENGE ROCKS AND MOUNT WATERMAN—8 MILES OR SO

(BELOW: JohnHenge and Cooper falls)







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VERDUGO MOUNTAINS AND SAN RAFAEL HILLS:

FOND FAMILY PRESERVE IN SUNLAND—6 MILES

TRAIL ABOVE DESCANSO GARDENS IN SAN RAFAEL HILLS—9 MILES

FIREWORKS VIEWING FROM UN-NAMED PEAK ABOVE DESCANSO-5 MILES
7/4/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/126526982/

FLINT WASH TO CHERRY CANYON AND CERRO NEGRO

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SANTA CLARITA AND NORTH L.A. COUNTY:

MT. PINOS TO CERRO NOROESTE—14  MILES (on Kern and Ventura County lines)

BEE PEAK AND BOUQUET CANYON FALLS

BOUQUET FALLS CLIFF CLIMB TO BEE PEAK

(BELOW: Bouquet falls)





VASQUEZ ROCKS TO THREE SISTERS

VASQUEZ ROCKS--ALL THE ROCKS, AND NOTHING BUT...7.5 MILES
1/28/2012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/48943362/

VASQUEZ ROCKS FOLLOWED BY BOUQUET FALLS

VASQUEZ 3 HOUR BIG LOOP

VASQUEZ ROCKS  4 1/2 HOURS-TO THE CLIFFS
1/19/2013 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/99748432/

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




(BELOW: the most popular rocks in Vasquez)



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PUENTE HILLS:

POWDER CANYON LOOP

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SOUTH BAY:

REDONDO WILDERNESS PARK AND GEORGE F. CANYON PARK

TOP OF PALOS VERDES HILL TO ABALONE COVE TIDEPOOLS--6 MILES
12/28/2011 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/45291022/

(BELOW: Abalone Cove)


MANHATTAN BEACH GREENBELT--4 MILES
3/30/3012 http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/events/58163312/

(BELOW: Manhattan and Hermosa Beach greenbelt park)


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FAR NORTH:

MAMMOTH LAKES AND MONO LAKE—WATERFALLS AND VOLCANOES

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FAR EAST:

DEEP CREEK HOT SPRINGS IN THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS

CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED CALENDAR OF HIKES IN THE L.A. AREA

GOOGLE CALENDAR OF LA MEETUP HIKES:

CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED GOOGLE CALENDAR OF LA MEETUP HIKES: