Hike Coldwater Canyon Park – Wilacre Park Loop

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Coldwater Canyon Park – Wilacre Park Loop
Sunday November 3, 2013
TRAILHEAD TIME: 9:30 A.M.

Sunday November 3, 2013:  Coldwater Canyon Park–Wilacre Park Loop 

RATING: Easy 

TRAILHEAD TIME: 9:30 A.M.

 

DESCRIPTION:
This is an easy 3 mile loop hike with 450 ft elevation gain from the TreePeople Coldwater Canyon Park to Wilacre Park Estate with nice views of the San Fernando Valley along with Chaparral covered ridges and wooded canyons surrounded by residential neighborhoods. This is an easy hike for those who have hesitated to join us before with a great opportunity to get introduced to hiking, nature and a fun, friendly group of people.  California black walnut trees arch over much of the wide trail, providing early shade and beauty along the way for all to enjoy.  We will meet at the end of the Parking Lot by the water fountain.  The hike should be over before noon and we can go to brunch at after the hike at either Le Pain Quotidien located at 13045 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604 or Il Tramezzino located at 13031 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604. Both restaurants are located right next to each other and we can decide which one to go to depending upon the size of the group and whoever can accommodate us..

 

WHAT TO BRING:
two liters of water, snacks, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, hiking boots or shoes with good traction, daypack, hiking poles/sticks, shorts and a T-shirt or long pants and long sleeved shirt, depending on weather.  Clothes should be loose fitting, and light-colors are preferable


FOOTWEAR: 
Hiking boots or shoes with good traction. Absolutely no sandals or open toed shoes.

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM THE WESTSIDE:
From Pico & Robertson proceed west on Pico blvd ½ mile to Beverly drive.  Right (north) on Beverly Drive for 2.1 miles.  Past Sunset blvd continue on Beverly Drive which turns into Coldwater Canyon Drive. Continue 3 miles to the intersection with Mulholland Drive. Go to the left, staying on Coldwater Canyon Dr. and proceed 0.4 miles to the posted Coldwater Canyon/TreePeople Park on the right. Turn right into the parking area.  Meet at the back of the parking lot away from Coldwater Canyon. 

Destination Link & Google Driving Directions to: 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210  http://goo.gl/maps/N1c2G

 

 

DRIVING  DIRECTIONS FROM THE VALLEY:
Proceed south on Coldwater Canyon Drive from Ventura blvd for 1.7 miles to the intersection with Mulholland Drive. The posted Coldwater Canyon / TreePeople Park entrance is on the left (east) side of the intersection.  Meet at the back of the parking lot away from Coldwater Canyon.


Destination Link & Google Driving Directions to: 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210  http://goo.gl/maps/yV3yC 

 

Trailhead Time  9:30 A.M. 

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CONDITIONS TO PARTICIPATE!!!! 
Please allow plenty of time flexibility when participating in our hikes / activities! If you are unsure of your fitness level please join us on one of our easier hikes before doing any advanced hikes. We would recommend that you can walk at least 6 miles before coming on any of our hikes.  It is not appropriate to RSVP for an event and not show up.

Members can be terminated for repeated offenses.

Please read the description of the event carefully before attending.

I am a volunteer (i.e. not liable for the group). Safety is a priority for everyone in the group. Think of this as hiking with a group of friends.

DISCLAIMER:  Outdoor sports and other events we plan are inherently dangerous and requires significant physical exertion.  Participants must be good health free from heart and respitory problems and be in good physical shape.  Accidents may happen and you understand that on these outings, there may not be search and rescue, medical facilities or expertise necessary to deal with medical or other emergencies to which you and your dependent may be exposed.. By participating in any posted event, you're taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. The Los Angeles Baby Boomers and its organizers are not trained leaders and we do not confirm the qualifications of any of its members to lead or participate in trips. Your personal safety depends on your own judgment and experience.

The Outings may include carpooling, transportation, or transit to and from the Outings, and you are  personally responsible for all risks associated with this travel.

RESPONSIBILITY: I am not responsible for you. You are responsible for you and your minors. You should be self-sufficient and be able to find your way to safety in the event you find yourself on your own. I will not lead you back to the trailhead if you decide to turn back.


ASSUMPTION OF RISKS: You, for Yourself and for the minor participant, if any, ACKNOWLEDGE AND ASSUME the risks of the activity in which your or your child will be participating,

whether or not those risks are described above and whether they are inherent or otherwise.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: All participants take full responsibility for their own actions. If you choose to participate in any The Los Angeles Baby Boomers events, you are releasing the Los Angeles Baby Boomers and it's organizers from all liability in case of possible injuries, death including loss of or damage to property.

Should you disagree with any of the above “Conditions to Participate” please remove yourself from the group.

 

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  • felicia

    It was great!

    November 7, 2013

  • David

    It was a great hike with beautiful views of canyons and the city.

    November 4, 2013

  • Angela C

    Sorry David,

    I can't make the sunday hike.

    Angela

    October 31, 2013

  • Angela C

    Hi David

    looking forward to the loop.

    1 · October 29, 2013

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