Past Meetup

Secret trail to Calabasas Peak and beyond--rocks and caves, WEEEE!

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"The Secret Trail" in Calabasas

24126-24398 Mulholland Hwy · Calabasas, CA

How to find us

meet and eat at noon, start wild adventure at 1:30

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Details

TWO FUN THINGS; DO ONE OR BOTH

LUNCH: NOON TO 1 PM

Royal Delhi Palace (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=22323+Sherman+Way+11%2C+Canoga+Park%2C+CA%2C+US)

22323 Sherman Way 11, Canoga Park, CA

HIKE TO ROCKS AND CAVES: 1:30 PM

Hike and rock/cave play is 4 hours or so, maybe 8 miles....ok, I'm just guessing

Hike is a "lollipop" route, whatever that means.

MAP TO LUNCH AND HIKE SPOTS: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/33.987825,-118.399154/22323+Sherman+Way,+Canoga+Park,+CA+91303/34.126501,-118.6573791/@34.0872795,-118.5634915,11z/data=!4m10!4m9!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x80c29c47bb6bac27:0x5cc40affb627eebe!2m2!1d-118.6123843!2d34.2020402!1m0!3e0

The trailhead is on 24126 Mulholland Highway a quarter mile west of the intersection with Mountain Park Drive and Dry Canyon Cold Creek roads.

PARKING IS ALONG THE ROADSIDE

NOTE: I USUALLY WAIT TEN MINUTES PAST THE PLANNED STARTING TIME FOR THOSE WITH A GOOD REASON, LIKE THEIR DOG ATE THEIR SHOES, ETC.

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My hikes are for Monkeying around. Definition (Rex's dictionary): hiking plus assorted tomfoolery involving cool boulders and caves, providing a workout for both your legs and arms, while our hike leader plays guitar and attempts to sing

BELOW: HEAD MONKEY DIRECTING UNSUSPECTING ADVENTURERS TO UNKNOWN PERIL

BELOW: THE CAVES OF CALABASAS

AS USUAL: Bring 3 quarts of water, a hat, sunscreen, munchies, Gern Blanston repellent

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LEGAL STUFF: AND AS USUAL, YOU AGREE BY GOING ON THIS HIKE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND THAT THE MEETUP FOLKS HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR SAFETY. PLEASE SEE THE MEETUP TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP: http://www.meetup.com/terms/ ESPECIALLY PARAGRAPH 11. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY YOU CANNOT HIKE WITH US--I DON'T MAKE THE RULES, I JUST GOTTA FOLLOW THEM