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SM Mts. Backbone trail--rocks and caves--Latigo Rd. to Corral canyon ridgetop

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Backbone Trailhead - Latigo Canyon

1740 Latigo Canyon Rd · Malibu, CA

How to find us

GPS: N 34.07804 W 118.79371 Meet at dirt parking lot on east side of Latigo Canyon road, I drive a beat-up blue Acura integra

Location image of event venue

Details

ELEPHANT ROCK

an adventure on the Backbone trail

to a bunch of rocks and caves

8 to 10 miles on a well-marked trail, FROM 1 TO 7 PM MAX.

DIFFICULTY: moderate

Trail starts at 2000 feet elevation and drops into upper Newton Canyon, then climbs up to 2300 feet and then drops down into upper Solstice canyon, then goes up to the Corral Canyon road parking lot and the rock play area which are around 2200 feet elevation.Then we return the way we came.

DINNER AFTERWARD: LADYFACE ALEHOUSE, located at Kanan Dume road and Agoura road, 1 block south of the 101 freeway.

http://www.ladyfaceale.com/

29281 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301, (818)[masked]

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Map link to the parking lot and turn-around spot:

"A" is the parking lot on Latigo Canyon Road. "B" is the rock play area

http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=34.08238,-118.77161&z=15&t=M&marker0=34.07803%2C-118.79369%2C4.3%20km%20SxSW%20of%20Cornell%20CA&marker1=34.08025%2C-118.74785%2C2.0%20km%20NW%20of%20Santa%20Monica%20Mountains%20National%20Recreation%20Area%20CA

FOR A PRINTABLE TRAILS MAP:

http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/2/6/e/highres_157260622.jpeg

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--at least 3 liters, 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/

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