Pt Fermin/Sunken city, then Malaga Hills to Flat Rock tide pools

Los Angeles Hiking Group
Los Angeles Hiking Group
Public group

Sunken City Trail

Sunken City Trail · Los Angeles, CA

How to find us

FOR HIKE #1, IN SAN PEDRO: At South end of Gaffey Street, turn left and park in street spaces, across from Walker's Cafe

Location image of event venue

Details

PALOS VERDES HIKE DOUBLE-HEADER

HIKE 1, 1:15 TO 2:30: EXPLORE THE SUNKEN CITY, total 1/2 mile
PHOTOS: https://www.facebook.com/rex.frankel/posts/10217674912571601

CONTAINS: stoner graffiti, broken glass, and stark remains of a neighborhood that tilted and tumbled into the sea

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HIKE 2, 3:00 TO 6:00, (approximately); MALAGA HILLS TRAIL, TO CLIFFS, THEN CLIMB DOWN ROPE TO TIDE POOLS

PHOTOS: https://www.meetup.com/los-angeles-hiking-group/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=29435171
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10217976997803543&id=1443226944

PARK HERE:
2785 Vía Campesina
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM SUNKEN CITY TO MALAGA TRAILHEAD: https://goo.gl/maps/sKZkLX95US35EqtD7

MAP OF PARKING LOCATION AND THE HIKE ROUTE:
https://goo.gl/maps/Lz56yWDT36KK68QX9

HIKE 2 FEATURES:

PART PAVED TRAIL
PART SINGLE-TRACK DIRT TRAIL
DESCENT DOWN TO TIDE POOLS WITH HELP OF A ROPE/can be avoided by side-trail
VIEWS OF THE OCEAN THE ENTIRE ROUTE

ELEVATION GAIN on 2nd hike: 200 feet, then drop of 600 feet to the ocean, then gain of 400 feet to starting spot

DIFFICULTY: medium, about 5.4 miles

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DINNER AT SWAN THAI IS A LIKELIHOOD

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THE USUAL STUFF:

BRING ALL THE USUAL STUFF, I'M NOT YOUR MOM....

Bring clothing (sorry, nude hikes are a different Meetup group), lots of water, a hat, comfy shoes, snacks, all your troubles..., guitar, camera, etc

LEGAL STUFF: by going on this hike, you agree to assume all risks of this hike, and that no one at Meetup including the organizer is responsible for your safety. See the Meetup terms of service especially paragraph 6.2:

http://www.meetup.com/terms/