Organizer: Mike Cheng
Hike assistant: Jim, Sondra and Christopher Hughes
Safety detail: Adrian
Trail Guide: Don
Location: Topanga State Park
Hike Difficulty: Moderate, mostly Level 4/10
Distance: 7 miles
Elevation Gain: 1500'
Time: 4 hours
Trail condition: Single file trail (We will climb up Eagle Rock, Castle Rok and Temescal Peak.)
Water: Minimum 2.5 liter (You will be mummified by the end of the hike if you bring less than this amount. I am serious!)
Dog: No dog
Toilette: At the trail head and 2 1/2 miles into the hike.
Parking: Public parking, Adventure pass is not needed
Direction: From Topanga Canyon Boulevard, turn east on Entrada Road; that’s to the right if you’re coming from Paciﬁc Coast Highway. Follow Entrada Road by turning left at every opportunity until you arrive at Topanga State Park. The trailhead is at the end of the parking lot.
What to bring: hat, sunscreen, hiking boots, snacks, water, the usual stuff.
Lunch afterward: Froggy's Topanga Fish Market, 1105 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard Topanga Canyon, CA 90290
(310)[masked]. On the way out, turn right at Topangan Canyon Blvd. It is 1 mile down the street on your left side. Parking is available in front and behind the restaurant. Do not park across the street.
This is the last in a series of 3 hikes that features unique rock formations.
This is a social hike for fun-loving people.
From the Topanga State Park parking lot, follow the distinct trail eastward to a signed junction, where you’ll begin hiking on Eagle Springs Road. You’ll pass through an oak woodland and through chaparral country. The trail slowly and steadily gains about 800 feet in elevation on the way to Eagle Rock. When you reach a junction, bear left on the north loop of Eagle Springs Road to Eagle Rock. A short detour will bring you to the top of the rock.
Release of Liability:
The organizer (me) of this trip is a volunteer and is not a professional guide. The function of the organizer is only to organize this trip. Each person who signs up for a trip/hike/or outing is responsible for his or her own safety and the safety of his or her guests.
By signing up for this trip, or any other event organized by me, you are acknowledging that you are aware and have made your guests aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with any outdoor activity and freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards, and further agree to release and discharge the organizer (me) of this hike from and against any and all liability arising from your and your guest's participation in the group activities.
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