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RexHikes: My Best Hikes


Monday, September 29, 2014

Hike Calendar for September 29 to October 5th, 2014

Monday, September 29

9:00am Emma Wood

5:00pm Mad Monday Hike- Long Canyon to Albertson Motorway Loop


Tuesday, September 30

9:00am Sycamore/Serrano Canyon loop

5:30pm Sycamore Canyon Thompson Creek Loop Hike

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


Wednesday, October 1

5:00pm Mad Ken's Humpday Hike/Three Peaks of Ladyface with a Brasserie finish

5:00pm Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook hike - 2 Hrs

6:30pm Hump Day Hike on Rocky Peak


Thursday, October 2

9:00am Parker Mesa Overlook- a Gentler Hike

5:00pm 10,000 Steps Evening Hike

6:45pm Conditioning Hike to Henninger Flats


Friday, October 3

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

7:00pm Friday Night Adventure Hikes to Haunted Hayride

9:00pm LONG OVERDUE 500 MEMBER PARTY and BREW-HA-HA * (shenanigans strongly encouraged) Rockin' Blues at the BIG FISH


Saturday, October 4

6:15am 3T & Harwood & Baldy via Icehouse and Ski Hut

6:30am Mount Wilson from Chantry Flats Hike

6:45am Liberty Cyn to Phantom Trail to Malibu Creek State Park.

6:45am Mt Baldy via Bear Canyon and Back

7:00am Last minute add - Arroyo Seco Hike

7:30am Arroyo Seco from JPL

8:00am Happy Camp Canyon, Middle Range Fire Road Loop HIKE (Moorpark)

8:15am Monrovia Canyon Falls Hike

8:30am Christian Prayer and 9 mile hike at West Fork Trail on Hwy 39 (Azusa Ave.)

9:00am Franklin Canyon Park

10:00am "Visiting" A Huell Howser Experience—Griffith Park

12:00pm 2 Peaks and a Tunnel Hike: San Gabriel and Mt Lowe

1:00pm Mt. Baldy Homecoming Hike & Party!

2:00pm full moon hike to Baldy via backbone/BBQ at the Baldy notch restaurant

3:00pm Eagle Rock loop via Garapito trail

4:30pm Come watch the Sunset at Sunset Peak 7M and 1,300G


Sunday, October 5

7:30am KID FRIENDLY HIKE - Switzer Falls

7:30am San Gabriel Peak (6161') Mt. Lowe (5604') Mueller Tunnel ~17 miles/~4,500' gain

8:00am Malibu Creek State Park-Grassland Trail to Lost Cabin with a Peek at MASH 4077

8:00am Hike From Colorado to Korea - All Expenses Paid! (Paramount ranch to Malibu Creek State Park

8:00am Las Flores Canyon's Ridgeline Trail to Echo Mountain via Mount Lowe Railway

8:00am Sunday morning in Monrovia Canyon Park

4:00pm Hike @ Beaudry

5:00pm Sunday Night Hike-Griffith Park

5:30pm Hummingbird Tr Sunset & Almost Full Moon Pot Luck: A Simple Shuttle.

6:00pm Sunset Hike - Griffith Park

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Calendar of Hikes for September 22-29, 2014

Monday, September 22

9:00am McGrath Beach OR Ventura Harbor and the settling ponds

5:30pm Mad Monday Hike - Los Padres/ Los Robles Loop


Tuesday, September 23

9:00am Encinal Canyon to the Top of the World! On the Backbone trail

5:45pm The Hollywood Sign and more - fast paced 4 miles / 1600' gain


Wednesday, September 24

9:15am Trek Arroyo Verde every other Wednesday morning

5:30pm Let's Hike The Sycamore Canyon Thompson Creek Loop

5:30pm Mad Ken's Humpday Hike -- Oak Creek Canyon to Island Views

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

6:30pm Hump Day Hike to Flat Rock on the Chumash Trail


Thursday, September 25

9:00am Space Mountain in Thousand Oaks- a Gentler Hike

5:00pm 10,000 Steps Evening Hike

6:30pm Beaudry Loop - night hike - 6 miles - 1500' gain

6:30pm Thursday Night Hike: Verdugo Mountains via Wildwood Canyon & Vital Link


Friday, September 26

6:30pm Sunset at Echo Mountain "Railway To The Clouds"


Saturday, September 27

2:45am Iron Death—Iron Mt. to Mt Baldy

6:00am ** Time Change ** Mt. Baldy - Slow Pace and First Timers

6:00am C2C Warmup - Baldy and the 3T's

6:45am Idlehour lollipop

7:00am saturday morning trail run—Griffith Park

7:30am Bridge to Nowhere

7:30am Echo Mountain to Inspiration Point (Altadena Area)

8:00am Mt. Wilson via Sierra Madre

8:00am Solstice Canyon Special & Malibu Seafood Lunch (byob)

8:30am 9 mile scenic round trip hike at West Fork Trail on Hwy 39 (Azusa Ave.)

9:00am Parker Mesa loop, the hard way

9:00am Mt Islip

10:00am Moderate Griffith Park Hike and Vegan Potluck

10:00am Journey Through a Secret Garden-Santa Clara River preserve

12:00pm Vincent Gap to Mt. Baden-Powell

5:00pm Founder's Park to Ocean Trails Reserve - Sunset Hike


Sunday, September 28

8:00am 24Fit Hike Club's Sunday Hike: "Orchard Camp" (Just hike to First Water 3 miles)

8:00am 5 Mile Temescal Loop + Skull Rock

8:30am WTC INTROUCTORY HIKE: Echo Mtn, Inspiration Point and Muir Peak (4688’)

11:00am Malibu Creek M*A*S*H site, followed by Paramount ranch western movie town, and dinner at M Cafe

12:00 NOON Indian buffet lunch, then Stoney Pointe monkeying around, followed by Sage Ranch rocks and caves

3:00pm Hike from Ferndell to the top

6:00pm Sunset Hike - Griffith Park


Monday, September 29

9:00am Emma Wood

Monday, September 15, 2014

Calendar of Hikes for September 16-22, 2014

YELLOW SHADING: Rex’s hikes for the week

This list contains only free, non-repeating hikes in L.A. and Ventura Counties. For all scheduled hikes from around 60 meetup groups, see the Google calendar at the bottom of this page


Tuesday, September 16

9:00am Hondo Canyon - a Leaderless Hike

5:45pm Teepee Hike - Point 3256' & Point 3791' above La Canada Fast 6 miles / 2000'gain


Wednesday, September 17

5:00pm Mad Ken's Humpday Hike: Calabasas Peak, Pig Rock and Beyond

5:30pm Let's Hike the Sycamore Canyon Thompson Creek Loop—in Claremont

6:00pm Silverlake Reservoir Loop x2 Speed Walk

6:30pm Ballona Lagoon and Venice Canals--& dinner at Lemonade

6:30pm Hump Day Hike: Rosewood Trail to Angel Vista


Thursday, September 18

9:00am Doin' the big, Fig Newton Canyon- a Gentler Hike

9:00am Sunset Slide, Mt Baldy area

6:00pm Lets beat the Heat, Murphy ranch in Whittier


Friday, September 19

10:00am Cougar Crossing—rally for a wildlife crossing at 101 Fwy and Liberty Canyon

5:00pm Kafka short stories and Malibu Creek SP at sunset


Saturday, September 20

6:00am 10 Peaks Challenge - Final Attempt—Mt Baldy area

6:30am 5 Peaks along the PCT: Islip, Hawkins, Throop, Burnham, and Baden Powell


7:00am -~Bear Creek Hike~-West Fork of San Gabriel River

7:00am 4 to 6 mile Hike at Powder Canyon in Rowland Heights

7:00am Deer Park / Ben Overturff Trail.

7:30am Batman Caves & The Hollywood Sign

7:30am Smith Mountain

8:00am Mount San Antonio via Ski Hut Trail ("Three Saints" Series #1)

8:00am Long Canyon, Montgomery Canyon, Challenger Park, Canyon View Trail Loop http://www.meetup.com/Simi-Trail-Blazers/events/190639032/

8:00am Puerco Canyon to Mesa Peak-10 Miles Out and Back Hike

8:00am Scoop on Poop Hike

8:30am Beat the heat! The scenic route to Mt. Baden-Powell from the Dawson Saddle

8:30am Dawson Saddle to Vincent Gap

9:00am Mystery hike : In the spirit of Huell Howser—Angeles Forest

10:00am George F Canyon In Palos Verdes

11:00am Vasquez rocks monkeying around-lots of rock scrambling, some hiking



Sunday, September 21

7:00am -~Dawn Mine Hike~-Altadena

7:00am Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flats loop 15 Mi 4400 G

8:00am 24Fit Hike Club's Sunday Hike: "Parker Mesa~Ocean View Hike"

8:00am Cucamonga & Etiwanda Peaks

8:00am Mt San Antonio (10,064') via the Devil's backbone - conditioning hike

8:00am Sunday morning in Monrovia Canyon Park

8:00am Temescal Canyon and Skull Rock

11:45am Griffith Park

2:00pm Equinox Hike from Trippet Ranch to Parker Mesa Overlook

3:30pm Help Celebrate ME--my birthday! Top of Corral Canyon

5:00pm Sunset Hike – Griffith Park


Monday, September 22

9:00am McGrath Beach OR Ventura Harbor and the settling ponds


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