Our destination is a familiar one but on this trek we'll stay off the fire and service roads that everyone else uses.
Hike is 4.7 miles with about 1,200 feet total ascent. More details and pics here: https://www.hikingwithdean.com/event/calabasas-peak-without-the-fireroads/
This hike is sponsored by Amazon - https://amzn.to/2GnCP0a
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Post hike lunch at Maria's Italian Kitchen in El Camino shopping center at 23331 Mulholland Dr. Its to the left of Wells Fargo. They have a $10 corkage fee if you want to bring your own wine.
The trail head is located on Mulholland Hwy less than a fifth of a mile west of Dry Canyon Cold Creek Road.
Note that on the Meetup map there is a red and a gold pinpoint. Aim for the gold one See my interactive map (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1l1EEA8jjzl0sxbC5G_PfLVDodp4&usp=sharing)
Coordinates:[masked], [masked] (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1l1EEA8jjzl0sxbC5G_PfLVDodp4&usp=sharing)
From the 101 freeway in Agoura/Calabasas, head South on Las Virgenes Road to Mulholland Hwy. Turn Left on Mulholland and continue 5.7 miles to a small parking area on the right. or....
From 101 Ventura Fwy in the Vally: take Valley Circle/Mulholland Dr exit south, turn right on Valmar Rd (becomes Old Topanga Cyn Rd) then right on Mulholland Hwy 2.1 miles to the parking area on the left.
From PCH take Topanga Canyon and turn left up Old Topanga. Take a left at Mulholland Hwy for a couple miles and then turn left onto turnout. If you are coming up Malibu Canyon take a right at Mulholland for 5.7 miles
Park off-pavement. There is overflow parking 500' south ("west") across the street next to the house. Click for map (https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zj-8HsFWf0b8.k4q5XWXamcxQ&usp=sharing)
Bring at least 2 qts water, snacks, sunscreen.
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