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Boney Mountain-Sandstone Peak rock exploration via Mishe Mokwa loop

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Mishe Mokwa Trailhead

9410 Yerba Buena Rd. · Malibu, CA

How to find us

Ignore the map link above, it is wrong. Meet at the 4th parking lot east of the Circle X ranch ranger station, where there is a dirt lot on both sides of the road.

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Details

BONEY MOUNTAIN EXPLORATION--ALL THE PEAKS

LOCATED IN THE FAR WEST SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS

Hey,

we're going to do the usual Mishe Mokwa trail loop starting at 2000 feet elevation at Triunfo Pass, going up by 1100 feet to Sandstone Peak and Tri-Peaks, but we're also exploring the side trails to Balanced Rock and the 2793 foot peak north of Split Rock. Then we will continue the loop and take the side trip to Tri-Peaks (3010 feet) and finally summit at Sandstone Peak, which is 3111 feet and the tallest in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Length: between 8 and 10 miles. Medium level of difficulty except for exploration north to the un-named 2793 foot peak, which I have never done before. Google maps shows a trail here so I'm going to check it out. If it's too difficult, we'll stick to the peaks with better-marked trails

AFTERWARD: dinner at Neptune's Net for the survivors, located at PCH and Yerba Buena Road.

HERE IS A MAP LINK TO THE PORTION OF THE MISHE MOKWA TRAIL TO THE UN-NAMED 2793 FOOT TALL PEAK: http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=34.12924,-118.92919&z=17&t=M&marker0=34.12761%2C-118.93178%2C8.9%20km%20NxNE%20of%20Solromar%20CA&marker1=34.13081%2C-118.92913%2C9.3%20km%20NxNE%20of%20Solromar%20CA

PLEASE CARPOOL! WE ARE LIMITED TO 12 CARS MAXIMUM AND 50 HIKERS BY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE RULES.

WHERE'S THE TRAILHEAD?:

On Yerba Buena Road there are 4 dirt parking lots. We will meet at the easternmost of the 4 in Circle X ranch. Here is a map link with "A" being the parking lot. Here there are dirt lots on both sides of Yerba Buena Road.

http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=34.11455,-118.91820&z=17&t=M&marker0=34.11455%2C-118.91820%2C7.9%20km%20NxNE%20of%20Solromar%20CA

BRING: all the essentials, lots of water, hat, sunscreen, lunch, comfortable shoes, etc

PHOTOS: https://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/BoneyMtnSandstonePeakWaterfallsOfCircleXRanch

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