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Come join us on this spectacular hike as we journey to Red Rock Canyon! This prehistoric canyon lives up to its name with its red-colored earthy formations that erupted millions of years ago. Along the way, the ever-changing scenery and sweeping vistas of this hike will knock your socks off!
We'll be hiking on a pretty little trail that slowly climbs towards Calabasas Peak. Then we'll drop down into the canyon, passing unusual rock formations along the way to the Red Rocks. We'll take a short break at the restroom/picnic area, then head back up the canyon and to the first parking lot to carpool back to the trailhead.
This is a car shuttle hike so we'll be meeting at the parking lot and carpooling to the traihead.
Distance: 6.5 miles
Elevation gain/loss: 1200 ft.
Durtaion: approx. 3.5 hours
View rating: 10+
Heading south on the 101 from Thousand Oaks:
Exit Las Virgenes Road and head south for 3 miles to Mulholland Highway. Turn left and continue on for approx 4 miles to Stunt Road. It comes up on you quickly so keep an eye out. Turn right on Stunt Road and drive 1 mile. You'll see the parking area on your right.
From Los Angeles/Calabasas:
Exit the 101 freeway at Valley Circle/Mulholland Drive. Head south on Mulholland Drive to Valmar, approx 0.6 of a mile. Turn right on Valmar/Old Topanga Canyon Road and drive 1.2 miles to Mulholland. Turn right on Mulholland and drive 3.8 miles to Stunt Road. Turn left and drive 1 mile to the parking area on your right.
As usual, bring plenty of water, snacks, hat, sunglasses, wear lugsoles, sunscreen, etc, etc.
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