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Bear Canyon Trail Maintenance
Bear Canyon Trail Maintenance 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Meeting location: Angeles Crest Highway, 1 block north of 210 Freeway. If you miss us, drive 10 miles up ACH and turn right for the spur road down to Switzer Picnic Area. DO NOT USE MAP SHOWN ON THIS PAGE! We will hike in from Switzer Picnic Area and head up Bear Canyon to the trail camp removing logs and brush as needed. Hike will be 7 miles round trip or less with 600' gain/loss each direction. Trail work will consists of brushing, light tread work and log removal. Primary emphasis is on making the trail more visible and removing hazards. We try to accommodate each persons needs regarding tasks and hope that you have a productive and enjoyable experience. We will provide tools but you can bring your own if you prefer. Please note the requirements for attire in the bullet list below. We will bring extra hard hats, gloves and safety glasses but you are welcomed to bring your own (sunglasses are OK). Please let me know if you are coming, and I'll see you on the mountain! Alan Coles 562-420-9270 RSVP so I can bring enough tools and hard hats for everyone. Bring your own lunch & plenty of water (2 liters minimum) Hat, gloves, long pants & long-sleeved shirt, good boots and safety glasses are recommended (hard hat will be provided.) Sandals & Sneakers are not allowed. Please be sure to bring plenty of water and your lunch. We hope to be back to Switzer by 4:00-4:30 pm. Visit our web page at

Angeles Crest Hwy & Milmada Drive

La Canada / Flintridge, CA · Los Angeles, CA


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Meet other people who are interested in hiking and walking for exercise, and attending various other fun events such as bicycling, kayaking, river rafting, etc. We sometimes have BBQs, sometimes have fundraisers, sometimes have parties and even go on exotic vacations....but mostly it is about hiking and having fun in the outdoors. You will find adventure on the various trails in the surrounding greater Los Angeles area which could even include downtown L.A. walks, or restaurants in other areas, with a varied leader mix of levels to choose from either beginners, intermediate and advanced hikers.

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