Don't the mileage fool you. This is a moderate hike with rock scrambling .
Length: 4.5 miles
Elevation: 700 ft
Difficulty: Moderate with Rock Scrambling
Bathroom at Trailhead: No
Scheduled Sunset: 5:25 pm (way before we start!)
What to Bring: Water, Snacks, Sweater/Jacket, and Flashlight. You may also want to consider gloves (recommended for the rocks) long pants if you are worried about scrapes and bruises.
This hike, will take you to Castle Peak (as seen below). The top of the peak offers some exceptional views of the San Fernando Valley.
From Valley Circle Drive in West Hills, turn west on Highlander Rd. and park just past Elmsbury Ln. See map above.
Rain will postpone this hike.
Disclaimer / Release of Liability:
You must RSVP to attend this event, no exceptions. Hiking and other outdoor events are inherently dangerous and accidents can happen. By participating in any posted event, you're taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. This Meetup Group 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. All participants take full responsibility for their own actions. You are responsible for you. If you choose to sign up for any events, you are releasing the Group and its organizers from all liability in case of possible injuries. Your personal safety depends on your own judgement and experience. This applies to any guests you may invite.