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Las Llayas Canyon Loop Hike

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Las Llayas Canyon Trail in East Simi Valley

"Hike meanders along the valley floor along the road, parallel to the creek and under groves of old oak trees. The trail climbs out of the canyon on Oil Well Road (part of an active ranch) to Rocky Peak Trail atop the ridge. From the ridge are sweeping vistas, including views of Oat Mountain and it's distinctive radio towers."

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Trailblazing? Probably not. These trails have been trodden before.

Exploratory? Yes.

Bushwacking? It's a possibility, especially when exploring the Disgan Grande Ridge trail, a side loop trail just north of Las Llayas Canyon Road.

Terrain: Starts out on concrete and asphalt, mostly fire road with some single track and rocky boulders.

Pace: Moderate, about 2mph-2.5mph average (includes breaks). Pace will be set so we can stay together as a group, with hikers between leader and designated sweep. No tigers or turtles.

Type of Hike: Loop.

Click here (http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=34.14420310897081&lon=-118.97300720214844&site=lox&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text) to check weather.

Estimated Mileage: 10 -14

Estimated Elevation Gain: 1,200' - 3,000'.

Bring: The ten essentials. Trekking poles if you like using them, snacks, lunch, headlamp, jacket.

Wear: Hiking boots with lug soles, hat, layers, preferably long pants and sleeves...it's tick season.

Dogs: Leashed dogs okay if they can handle the stats and have been vaccinated for ticks. Please clean up after your dog.

Parking: free, plenty spaces on street.

Las Llajas Canyon Trailhead, 5705 Evening Sky Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93063

From CA-118 W Fwy Westbound

Exit #29/Yosemite Ave – go 0.3 miles on the exit ramp.

Turn Right onto Yosemite Ave - go 1.3 miles.

Turn Right onto Evening Sky Drive – go .5 miles.

Park on the street just outside the main gate to the trailhead located on the north side of the Evening Sky Drive. Don’t drive to the end of the road.

From CA-118 E Fwy Eastbound

Exit #29/Yosemite Ave – go 0.3 miles on the exit ramp.

Turn Left on Yosemite Ave – go 1.3 miles.

Turn Right onto Evening Sky Drive - go .5 miles.

Park on the street just outside the main gate to the trailhead located on the north side of Evening Sky Drive. Don’t drive to the end of the road.

Parking: ample and free.

FYI: there are no facilities at trailhead.

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