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Mad Monday Hike -- Oak Creek Canyon to Island Views

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Welcome Trailblazers to another Mad Monday adventure!,. We welcome daylight savings so we can enjoy more daylight on the hiking trail!

This hike will be a moderately strenuous 7 mile OAB starting out at the Oak Creek Canyon Trailhead, and hiking through the Hope nature preserve along the Los Robles Trail. This section of trail is also known to be called Space mountain by the local mountain bikers because of all the antennas on one of the peaks along our climb. Expect a moderate gain/ loss of[masked]ft +/-. with open space views of the Conejo Valley, Hidden Valley, and the Pacific Ocean/ Channel Islands. We will stop at the Angel Vista rest stop/ picnic area to enjoy the views, take in a snack before heading back to the parking area. With enough daylight we can also add a little more elevation on the way back if of course, everyone is game for gai

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:

Free parking is available at parking lot at end of Greenmeadow Ave.

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 the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

** Dogs are allowed on this hike..

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