Welcome Trailblazers!. Hope you can come out for this one! This hike will start from the Simi valley area and cross over into Thousand Oaks Lang Ranch.
This route will be a 6 mile lollipop loop with 1500 ft. of elevation gain.
From the Long Canyon trailhead, we will hike up Long Canyon into Lang Ranch. We will drop down and connect with the Albertson Motorway. We will be on the Albertson Motorway for a short distance and then loop back towards Long Canyon. At the highest point of our route we will stop to enjoy the views. After the break, we will head back to the parking lot.
Most of the hike will be exposed so dress appropriately. Wear hats and sunscreen, and make sure you have plenty of water.
From the 101: Take the 23 north to Olsen rd. Turn right (toward Simi) to Wood Ranch Parkway and turn right. Take Wood Ranch Parkway to the end where Long Canyon Road and Wood Ranch Parkway intersect. Make a right and then a left into the parking lot.
There is free parking at the Long Canyon Trailhead parking area.
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.
All participants must be 18 or older, or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
For a variety of reasons, dogs are not allowed on any of our AM hikes.