Welcome Trailblazers!, I hope your ready for lots of ups and downs with some significant gain, but just in the first few miles, then this hike becomes a beautiful jaunt in our local mountains...hope you can come out!
This hike will be a moderately strenuous9 +/- mile loop with about[masked] ft elev gain.
We will start the hike from the end of Liberty Cyn Rd south of the 101. From there we'll head north to Agoura Rd, turn left and proceed about .25 mile to the Heartbreak Hill Trailhead. From there its up the heartbreak hills and on to the junction with the Phantom trail. We continue on the Phantom, cross Mulholland Hwy proceed along the Cistern and Lookout trails until we hit the Malibu Creek State Park main drag, i.e. Crags High Rd. Here we turn left (east) and continue until we hit the Grassland Trail and head north. We again cross Mullholland Hwy and continue on Liberty Cyn trl back to the cars. Some where along the way we'll take a quick break. Should take 3 hrs. or a little more, so don't forget to bring a headlamp. Hope you can join us.
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.
Free on-street parking is available at South end of Liberty Canyon rd
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.
PLEASE CONTACT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS!
My cell #[masked]
**State Park Area- no dogs are allowed