Past Meetup

Monkeying around: Santa Susana Pass Park and Mt Rexmore Loop, maybe a waterfall

This Meetup is past

35 people went

Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park Lassen Ave

9850 Andora Avenue, · Chatsworth, CA

How to find us

Meet at West end of Lassen Street, to the south of the cemetery entrance

Location image of event venue

Details

Lots of Rocks and 2 Hills to Climb--no ropes needed, and we will climb a dry waterfall...some climbing skill is required here. I am bringing a rope to help here.

MEETUP PHONE APP DELETES OUR PHOTOS; HERE THEY ARE: http://rexhikes.blogspot.com/2015/11/santa-susana-pass-park-and-mt-rexmore.html

DISTANCE: 6 miles or so

PHOTOS: http://mtrexmore.blogspot.com/

PRECEDED BY BUFFET LUNCH AT ROYAL DELHI PALACE at 11:30AM

located on Sherman Way a few blocks west of Topanga Canyon Blvd in Ralph's Market shopping center.

22323 Sherman Way #11, Canoga Park, CA 91303

DIFFICULTY: medium; included rock scrambling and climbing a rocky hillside

LOCATION: go WEST OF Topanga CANYON on Lassen Street for 1 mile until it ends at Oakwood Cemetery and turn left on Andora Avenue. To the left of the cemetery entrance is the trailhead. We then go to the labyrinth rock, climb around a bit, then climb the waterfall trail up to Lilac lane, then climb up to Mt Rexmore/the north 2 peaks of Chatsworth Peak (900 feet elevation gain from where we park), then drop down (600 feet) to Lilac Lane at Santa Susana Pass Road, and walk south up Lilac lane back to the Stagecoach trail and go down to the starting spot.

Liability Waiver must be signed by all participants who go on this hike, as Mt. Rexmore is private property which we use with permission

(BELOW: heart rock hole in Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park)

(BELOW: labyrinth-picnic rock at Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park)

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