October 11, 2009 · 10:15 AM
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Time for the mid October hike/bbq. Probably be the last bbq of the year before it gets too cold. The forecast for Sunday is a Sunny - 70F. So that should be perfect! Here's the 411: We'll meet at the START pin on the map linked below: http://maps.google.co... Be sure to arrive a little early since parking might be an issue. 1015am: Introductions. 1020am: Set out on the hike. The hike should take about 90-120 minutes. We'll spend a short break at the rock and take in the views. ~1220p - ?: Eat, converse, and have fun. Parking information. http://maps.google.co... Above is the map for parking. Here's detailed information on how to get to here: 1- To get to Trippet Ranch from Pacific Coast Highway, 2- turn right onto Topanga Canyon Boulevard, 3- drive through town, 4- turn right on Entrada Road. 5- You will see a sign on your left for the Dead Horse Trail parking lot; continue past this lot. 6- Keep to the left at every opportunity until you reach the park's main parking lot (about one mile). 7- You can park in the lot for approx $10.00/day, 8- or you can park along the road outside of the park entrance. It is a short walk into the park. If you are driving from the 101, exit at Topanga Canyon Boulevard, drive south approx six miles, and turn left on Entrada Road and follow steps 5 and on. The Hike. http://maps.google.co... If you run late, you can follow the road up to Eagle Rock. It's an easy fire road to follow. Check out the path at link above. Total distance is going to be about 4 miles with less 500' gain. It's an easy relaxing one. Pace is going to be whatever. It'll be very difficult to get separated with this large group. Please put what you intend to bring in the comments below or in the comment section when you RSVP. This event is happening rain or shine, hot or cold.
For all trips, wear boots or sturdy shoes, and bring lunch, lots of drinks, warm clothing (depending on altitude) The trip "leader" is a volunteer and not a real leader (i.e. not liable for the group). Think of it as hiking with a group of friends. Joining this hike is entirely voluntary and participants assume the full risks associated with the activities. It is each hiker's responsibility to ensure that s/he is in sufficient fitness and health to participate in a strenuous hike, with the appropriate water, food, clothing, first aid, and navigation equipment for the conditions. This group and the hike organizer make no warranties about the safety or supervision of these activities.