Another HikingWithDean.com original! Las Virgenes Canyon and Cheeseboro Canyons like you have never seen it before! This hike will include a cross-country trek over the western ridge of Upper Las Virgenes Canyon and to the Baleen Wall in Cheeseboro Canyon. We'll hike along forgotten and overgrown ranch roads and use trails.
If you look closely at the picture above you will see the remnants of a gate. At one time 3 unpaved roads met here. Besides our group no one has been here in possibly decades!
Here we are looking up at the Baleen Wall, a familiar site along the Cheeseboro Canyon Trail
Below are looking down from the Baleen Wall onto the Cheeseboro Canyon Trail.
Hike is almost 9 miles and strenuous is places. Be prepared to walk through low brush and grass.
Pictures from last July: http://www.meetup.com/localhikers/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=16233492
and Jan 2012: http://www.meetup.com/localhikers/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=5594512
and Feb 2011: http://www.meetup.com/localhikers/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=1246943
Directions to trailhead:
Trailhead is at the northern end of Las Virgenes Rd. From the 101 take the Las Virgenes/Malibu Canyon exit and head north 1.4 miles away from ocean.
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