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Mad Ken's Humpday Hike/Sunset Hills to Long Canyon Loop

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Time for another Weekday Trailblazer adventure!. This hike should have some spectacular sunset views as we squeeze in the mileage to enjoy the evening transition in a unique and beautiful area of the Conejo Valley. Your looking at a moderately strenuous 7-9 mile out and back loop with[masked] ft. of elevation gain. We start at the Sunset hills trailhead and climb up to views of the Woodranch reservior(Bard revervior), then continue around the langranch community working our way up to the Albertson Motorway. From the Albertson motorway intersect we can choose to shorten or lengthen the hike by way of direction we take. We'll enjoy rolling hills with views of Simi Peak, Simi valley, Boney mountain, and the Thousand Oaks area. At the bench view point when we've peaked we'll take a brief break to enjoy a snack, soak in the views before heading back to the trailhead. Plan on close to 3 hours of hiking and bring a headlamp for the return.

Essentials:

Please wear – brush-resistant pants/shorts, one or more wicking shirts appropriate to the temperature, comfortable hiking shoes or light boots, your favorite undergarments and accessories, and a light backpack.

Please bring – at least two liters of water, snacks, an extra layer of clothing, a charged cell phone, identification, a headlamp, a small first-aid kit, bug repellant and sunscreen, a waterproof shell if rain is forecast, and any medications or anything else you might need on the trail.

Parking:

There is free parking in the dirt lot at the Sunset Hills trailhead.

Please do not leave anything of value in your car, at this or any other trailhead.

DISCLAIMER / RELEASE OF LIABILITY

IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ BELOW IN ITS ENTIRETY:

The hike host is a volunteer and not responsible for the group. Safety should be a priority for everyone in the group. Please treat this meet-up as hiking with a group of friends. If you become fatigued and unable to continue the hike, it is expected you will advise the hike host of this and return to our starting point on your own. If you are able to proceed, it is expected that you will maintain line of sight with other members of the group at all times and help to promote the group’s safety and fitness goals.

Outdoor sports and other events we plan can be inherently dangerous and accidents may happen. By participating in any posted event, you are taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. The Weekday Trailblazers 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.

If you choose to sign up for this or any Weekday Trailblazers Meetup event, you are releasing the Weekday Trailblazers Meetup Group and its organizers from all liability in case of possible injuries. Your personal safety depends on your own judgment and experience.

** Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

** Dogs are allowed on this hike.

** Any last minute issues, my cell[masked]