October, November, & December 2012 LATH Hikes

The holidays fast approach us and we look forward to many more hiking days before we take our Winter Break, which indicates the end of the 2012 LATH Hiking Season. The following three months have a variety of hikes in different areas of Los Angeles County. We hope you can join us on a hike to Rediscover Los Angeles! Happy Holidays from the LA Trail Hikers!

When clicking on the links below, keep in mind that the associated hike detail pages may not have the correct/updated information, but will be created or will display the correct information (date, times, and assigned hike lead) as the hike approaches its scheduled date.

Ascot Hills – Oct 28, 2012

OCTOBER
Wed – Oct 03 – Level 3 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Sat – Oct 06 – Level 3 – Eaton Canyon Falls – 8:00 AM
Sun – Oct 07 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 5:00 PM
Wed – Oct 10 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Sat – Oct 13 – No LATH Hike
Sun – Oct 14 – Level 3 – Upper Arroyo Seco – 8:30 AM
Wed – Oct 17 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Sat – Oct 20 – Level 4 – Ernest Debs Park – 9:00 AM
Sun – Oct 21 – Level 1 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 9:00 AM
Wed – Oct 24 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Sat – Oct 27 – Level 4 – El Prieto Canyon – 8:00 AM
Sun – Oct 28 – Level 2 – Ascot Hills –  9:00 AM3:00 PM
Wed – Oct 31 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Vermont (Halloween Hike) – 7:00 PM

Hollywood Sign – Nov 17, 2012

NOVEMBER
Sat – Nov 03 – Level 5 – Hacienda Heights – 9:00 AM
Sun – Nov 04 – Level 5 – Potato Mountain – 8:00 AM
Wed – Nov 07 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Sat – Nov 10 – Level 6 – Henninger Flats – 8:00 AM
Sun – Nov 11 – Level 4 – Claremont Hills Wilderness – 8:00 AM
Mon – Nov 12 – Level 7 – Inspiration Point – 7:00 AM
Wed – Nov 14 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Sat – Nov 17 – Level 5 – Hollywood Sign – 8:00 AM
Sun – Nov 18 – Level 4 – Whittier – 8:00 AM
Wed – Nov 21 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Fri – Nov 23 – Level 3 – Monrovia Canyon Falls – 9:00 AM
Sat – Nov 24 – Level 4 – El Prieto Canyon – 9:00 AM
Sun – Nov 25 – Level 6 – Oak Springs – 8:00 AM
Sun – Nov 25 – Level 7 – Inspiration Point – 7:00 AM
Wed – Nov 28 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM (Cancelled due to rain)

Echo Mountain – Dec 16, 2012

DECEMBER
Sat – Dec 01 – Level 4 – La Verne – 9:00 AM (Cancelled due to rain)
Sun – Dec 02 – Level 6 – North Etiwanda Preserve – 8:00 AM (Cancelled due to rain)
Wed – Dec 05 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – Dec 06 – LATH Meet & Greet* – Bellflower, CA – 8:00PM
Sat – Dec 08 – Level 1 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 9:00 AM
Sun – Dec 09 – Level 4 – Palos Verdes – Portuguese Bend – 10:00 AM
Wed – Dec 12 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Sat – Dec 15 – Level 4 – Franklin Canyon* – 9:00 AM
Sun – Dec 16 – Level 5 – Echo Mountain – 8:00 AM

LATH Winter Break (Dec 17, 2012 to Jan 8, 2013)


LA TRAIL HIKERS – WINTER BREAK
December 17, 2012 – January 8, 2013

During this time, the group is dormant and does not schedule ANY hikes to enjoy holiday festivities. The first hike of the 2013 LATH Season will be January 9, 2013.

HIKE LIST KEY
Cancelled Hike

Added or Replacement Hike
* = New LATH Hike OR Details (Information) Page pending.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
– Weekend hikes are primarily in the morning unless otherwise indicated.
– All hikes are subject to change, cancellation or other modifications. We may even add in additional hikes that may not appear on the original posting.
– Please make sure to gauge yourself based on the hike’s difficulty level by looking at our Hike Level descriptions. View Hike Levels – Click Here

LA Trail Hikers Beach Party 2012



**EVENT UPDATE: . We are between the bathhouse and lifeguard tower 25 inside the Bolsa Chica State Beach parking lot. This is within walking distance from the local Jack In The Box. See you here soon! Please remember that there is a parking fee per vehicle, so don’t forget to bring some cash. We’ll see you all there!**

SOCIAL EVENT: LA Trail Hikers – Beach Party 2012

EVENT DATE: August 25, 2012

EVENT TIME: 8:00am – 10pm (All Day Event)
** If you would like to help reserve a fire pit, please contact us at [email protected] or FB message our group and let us know. We usually get there around 4:30am to do so. And we need people there to help get a spot. **

MEETING POINT:
Bolsa Chica State Beach
Huntington Beach, Orange, CA 92648

The entrance to the beach is on Pacific Coast Highway, about one and a half miles south of Warner Avenue. Latitude/Longitude: 33.6603 / -117.9983

LIFE GUARD TOWER: We are between the bathhouse and lifeguard tower 25 inside the Bolsa Chica State Beach parking lot. This is within walking distance from the local Jack In The Box.

POTLUCK SIGNUP: Bringing something to the beach party? Let us know what goodies you’ll be bringing by putting your name and the items in this form:  http://bit.ly/q9bGTB

EVENT DESCRIPTION: The sun is hot and the LA Trail Hiker are ready for their 2012 Beach Party! Join us to enjoy the wonderful combination of great food, friends and families at Bolsa Chica State Beach!

This is a potluck-style event so bring a dish and drinks to share with others. It’s very important that you bring a chair and don’t forget your beach towels and a sweater for later that night. We recommend plenty of sunscreen and other beach-related items.

It gets very crowded this time of year, so if you don’t want to spend hours waiting in line and trying to find parking, it is advised that you come early and spend the day. We will have many BBQ’s there and will be cooking all day. Hope to see you all there!!!

PARKING FEE: $15.00 per vehicle (9 persons or less per vehicle). It is best to arrive prior to 10am to get good parking. If you come after, you may get locked out out of a full parking lot. And they will only allow people in once a number of people have left. So please get there earlier in the day.

INFORMATIVE LINKS:

RSVP Online: You can RSVP via one of our social network(s):
Facebook –  Facebook RSVP Click Here

DISCLAIMER: LA Trail Hikers and its Leads/Organizers/Participants do not take responsibility for any harm,bodily injury, accidents, or damage to personal property. By attending the event, you confirming that you understand that all outdoor activity such as bicycling, swimming, and all other beach activity may have an associated danger, and will not hold any hike lead/organizer, participant, LA Trail Hikers, or any group associated pet responsible for any hazard to your well being. We are not responsible for any loss or personal injury.

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July and August 2012 LATH Hikes

Summer is here and we’re looking forward to many great hikes! This time around we will be celebrating our 3rd Year Anniversary, and we’ve got a special hike just for that. In addition, we’ll be having a our annual LATH Beach Party along with a couple of collaboration hikes with our friends the San Gabriel Valley Trail Walkers.

JULY
Sun – Jul 1 – Level 6 – Elysian Park – Portola Trail – 10:00 AM
Wed – Jul 3 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Sat – Jul 7 – Level 5 – Fish Canyon Falls – 7:30 AM
Sun – Jul 8 – Level 4 – Whittier – 6:00 PM
Wed – Jul 11 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – Jul 12 – Level 4 – Franklin Canyon – 7:00 PM
Sat – Jul 14 – Level 6 – Hellman Park – 7:30 AM
Sun – Jul 15 – Level 6 – Topanga – Parker Mesa Overlook – 8:00 AM
Wed – Jul 18 – Level 3 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – Jul 19 – Level 5 – Hacienda Heights – 7:00 PM
Sat – July 21 – LATH Day Off
Sun – Jul 22 – Level 3 – Monrovia Canyon Falls – 8:00 AM
Wed – Jul 25 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – Jul 26 – Level 2 – Bolsa Chica Wetlands – 7:00 PM
Sat – Jul 28 – Level 1 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 10:00 AM
Sun – Jul 29 – Level 5 – Hollywood Sign – 8:00 AM

AUGUST
Wed – Aug 1 – Level 6 Level – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – Aug 2 – Level 5 – Garcia Trail (with San Gabriel Valley Trail Walkers) – 7:00 PM
Sat – Aug 4 – Level 5 – Fish Canyon Falls – 7:30 AM
Sun – Aug 5 – Level 5 – Hacienda Heights7:00 AM 6:00 PM
Wed – Aug 8 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – Aug 9 – Level 5 – – 7:00 PM
Thu – Aug 9 – Level 5 – Garcia Trail (with San Gabriel Valley Trail Walkers) – 7:00 PM
Sat – Aug 11 – Level 7 – Bridge to Nowhere – 7:00 AM
Sun – Aug 12 – Level 5 – Echo Mountain – 7:00 AM
Wed – Aug 15 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – Aug 16 – Level 2 – Bolsa Chica Wetlands – 7:00 PM
Fri – Aug 17 – Level 5 – Echo Mountain – 6:30 PM
Sat – Aug 18 – Level 1 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 10:00 AM
Sun – Aug 19 – Level 4 – Sturtevant Falls – 6:30 AM
Wed – Aug 22 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – Aug 23 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Sat – Aug 25 – Level – TBA – LATH Beach Party – 8:00 AM (All Day)
Sun – Aug 26 – LATH Day Off
Wed – Aug 29 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – Aug 30 – Level 4 – Franklin Canyon – 7:00 PM

SEPTEMBER
Sat – Sep 1 – Level 7 – Inspiration Point – 7:00 AM
Sun – Sep 2 – Level 6 – Hellman Park – 7:00 AM
Wed – Sep 5 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM

Cancelled Hike
Added or Replacement Hike
* = New LATH Hike

NOTES:
– All Wednesday & Thursday hikes are Evening hikes starting at 7:00pm unless otherwise indicated.
– Weekend hikes are primarily in the morning unless otherwise indicated.
– The hike detail pages may not exist or will not have the updated information, but will be created or will display the correct dates, times, and assigned hike lead as the hike approaches its scheduled date.
– All hikes are subject to change, cancellation or other modifications. We may even add in additional hikes that may not appear on the original posting.
– Please make sure to gauge yourself based on the hike’s difficulty level by looking at our Hike Level descriptions. View Hike Levels – Click Here

 

LA Trail Hikers 2nd Annual Blood Drive

Join the LA Trail Hikers on May 20, 2012 from 9am to 2pm at Sorensen Park for their 2nd Annual Blood Drive! This year we’re teaming up with our friends, the LA Trail Bikers and the San Gabriel Valley Trail Walkers, in hopes of bringing as many possible donors to help save lives. The blood drive will run from 9am to 2pm. This event is not limited to group members, so bring your friends and family.

When: Sunday May 20, 2012

Time: 9:00am -2:00pm

Location: Sorenson Park
11419 Rose Hedge Drive, Whittier, CA

***Donate Blood and get a FREE t-shirt or a coupon for a pint of Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream***

Before donating you must know the following:

*Be in good health
*Eat a nutritious meal
*Be at least 17years old (or 16 yrs old with a signed parental
consent)
*Drink plenty of water
*You can donate blood every 56 days
*Weigh at least 113lbs
*No tattoos or piercings within the last 12 months
*Bring a valid photo ID

Look out for the PIH-Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital mobile unit parked in the Sorenson Park parking lot!

BBQ Potluck – 1pm to 4pm
In addition, we’ll be have a having a BBQ Potluck at the park. Feel free to bring any food, snacks, drinks, condiments, or utencils you can to share with everyone. We look forward to having you there with us!

Bring your bikes & locks because later in the day, our friends, the LA Trail Bikers, will go on a beginner’s bike ride around the area and get to know some of your fellow riders who enjoy to ride as well.

There is fun for everyone! Basketball courts, playgrounds, softball fields, & much more!

Any further questions please fill free to leave us a message at: [email protected]

 

May and June 2012 LATH Hikes

We’re excited to bring you our May and June 2012 LATH Hikes List!  We have tried our best to bring a variety of levels for our hikers. During May we’ll have an array of hikes including our 2nd Annual Blood Drive. June weather brings about many new hikes with a few favorites. Bring your excitement, good energy, water/snacks and hunger for the outdoors to any hike of your choice. We’ll see you there!

MAY
Wed – May 2 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – May 3 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Sat – May 5 – Level 2 & 5 – Zion National Park, Utah – ROAD TRIP HIKE – 8:00 AM *
Sun – May 6 – Level 2 – Rose Bowl – 9:00 AM
Wed – May 9 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – May 10 – Level 2 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 7:00 PM
Sat – May 12 – Level 5 – Fish Canyon Falls – 7:30 AM
Sun – May 13 – Level 5 – Sycamore Canyon – 8:00 AM
Wed – May 16 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – May 17 – Level 4 – Whittier – 7:00 PM
Sat – May 19 – Level 7 – Bridge to Nowhere – 7:00 AM
Sun – May 20 – LATH 2nd Annual Blood Drive – 9:00 AM
Wed – May 23 – Level 3 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – May 24 – Level 4 – Whittier – 7:00 PM
Sat – May 26 – Level 4 – El Prieto Canyon – 8:00 AM
Sun – May 27 – Level 5 – O’Melveny Park – 8:00 AM *
Sun – May 27 – Level 4 – Eaton Canyon Falls – 8:00 AM
Mon – May 28 – Level 6 – Portola Trail – 11:00 AM
Mon – May 28 – Level 4 – Ernest Debs Park – 9:00 AM
Wed – May 30 – Level 6 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – May 31 – Level 2 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 7:00 PM

JUNE
Sat – June 2 – Level 4 – Claremont Hills – 7:00 AM
Sat – June 2 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Amir’s Garden (National Trail’s Day) – 10:00 AM
Sun – June 3 – Level 3 – Cherry Canyon – Owl Trail – 9:00 AM
Wed – June 6 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – June 7 – Level 4 – Franklin Canyon – 7:00 PM *
Sat – June 9 – Level 5 – Hollywood Sign – 8:00 AM
Sat – June 9 – Level 4 – O’Melvany Park – 8:30 AM
Sun – June 10 – Level 6 – Winter Creek – 7:00 AM
Wed – June 13 – Level 3 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thu – June 14 – Level 4 – Franklin Canyon – 7:00 PM *
Sat – June 16 – Level 3 – Culver City Stairs Trail – 9:00 AM *
Sat – June 16 – Level 5 – Hollywood Sign – 8:00 AM
Sun – June 17 – Level 3 – Monrovia Canyon Falls – 8:00 AM
Wed – June 20 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – June 21 – Level 2 – Bolsa Chica Wetlands – 7:00 PM *
Sun – June 23 – Level 3 – Monrovia Canyon Falls – 8:00 AM
Sat – June 23 – Level 3 – Culver City Stairs Trail – 9:00 AM *
Sun – June 24 – Level 6 – Hellman Park – 7:30 AM
Wed – June 27 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thu – June 28 – Level 2 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 7:00 PM
Sat – June 30 – Level 2 – Ascot Hills – 9:00 AM

Cancelled Hike
Added or Replacement Hike
* = New LATH Hike 

NOTES:
– All Wednesday & Thursday hikes are Evening hikes starting at 7:00pm unless otherwise indicated.
– Weekend hikes are primarily in the morning unless otherwise indicated.
– The hike detail pages may not exist or will not have the updated information, but will be created or will display the correct dates, times, and assigned hike lead as the hike approaches its scheduled date.
– All hikes are subject to change, cancellation or other modifications. We may even add in additional hikes that may not appear on the original posting.
– Please make sure to gauge yourself based on the hike’s difficulty level by looking at our Hike Level descriptions. View Hike Levels – Click Here

Social Event – LA Trail Hikers Open House (04-19-2012)

The LA Trail Hikers will be having an Open House Thursday, April 19, 2012. We’ll be answering questions about the type of hikes we do, recommend and talk about hiking equipment, and anything else you wanted to know about hiking with us. This is also a great opportunity to tell us about any future hikes you might want the group to consider doing. Any other ideas, comments, or suggestions will be welcome. This is also a great opportunity for new and prospective members to meet with current hikers to get information and an idea of what we do. We’ll tell you how you can Rediscover Los Angeles!

SPECIAL LATH DISCOUNT: If you plan on getting some delicious coffee, tea or any other specialty drink from our friends at Casa De Luna, please show up a bit early and just let the baristas know that you’re with the LA Trail Hikers to get our special 20% discount. This will also help us start on time and get everything talked about on time.

Items to be discussed, but not limited to:

  1. May & June 2012 Hikes
  2. LATH 2nd Annual Blood Drive
  3. Dog/Kid hike gauging.
  4. General Hiking Tips
  5. Utah Road Trip Hike
  6. Hiking Shoes/Boots & Socks
  7. Hiking poles
  8. Other hike related topics by you!

We’ll get together at Casa De Luna Coffee House, in Bellflower,  at 7:30pm to 10:00pm. Make sure you get there before 8PM if you intend on buying something from the coffee house, this way we can get on with the social on time. By the way, they have great coffee & Tea. All members/fans of LA Trail Hikers, first-time hikers, and those simply interested in hiking are welcome to join in on this event. We hope to see you there!

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Time: 7:30pm – 8:00pm (Order coffee/tea/other drinks)
8:00pm – 10:00pm (Open House)
Location: Casa De Luna Coffee House
Street: 9835 Belmont st
City/Town: Bellflower, CA

http://www.casadelunacoffeehouse.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Casa-De-Luna/264584832044

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March and April 2012 LATH Hikes

The LA Trail Hikers begin the spring with some great hikes in March and April 2012. We have plenty of hikes that range in different levels. We hope to see you there!

MARCH
Saturday – 3/3/2012 – Level 5 – Echo Mountain – 7:30 PM
Saturday – 3/3/2012 – Level 5 – Red Rock – Las Vegas – 9:00 AM
Wednesday – 3/7/2012 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Saturday – 3/10/2012 – Level 4 – El Prieto Canyon – 8:00 AM +
Sunday – 3/11/2012 – Level 5 – Sycamore Canyon – 8:00 AM +
Wednesday – 3/14/2012 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Saturday – 3/17/2012 – Level 4 – Potato Mountain – 8:00 AM +
Sunday – 3/18/2012 – Level 5 – Echo Mountain – 5:00 PM
Wednesday – 3/21/2012 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Saturday – 3/24/2012 – Level 4 – Solstice Canyon – 8:30 AM +
Sunday – 3/25/2012 – Level 4 – Whittier – 8:00 AM
Wednesday – 3/28/2012 – Level 3 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thursday – 3/29/2012 – Level 2 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 6:30 PM
Saturday – 3/31/2012 – Level 2 – Arroyo Pescadero – 8:00 AM

APRIL
Sunday – 4/1/2012 – Level 3 – Monrovia Canyon – 8:00 AM – Level 4 – Potato Mountain – 7:00 AM
Wednesday – 4/4/2012 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thursday – 4/5/2012 – Level 2 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 7:00 PM 6:30 PM
Saturday – 4/7/2012 – Level 4 – La Verne (Marshall Canyon) – 9:00 AM
Sunday – 4/8/2012 – Level 5 – Hollywood Sign – 8:00 AM
Wednesday – 4/11/2012 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Merry Go Round – 7:00 PM
Thursday – 4/12/2012 – Level 2 – Lower Arroyo Seco – 7:00 PM
Saturday – 4/14/2012 – Level 6 – Hellman Park – 8:00 AM
Sunday – 4/15/2012 – Level 5 – Hacienda Heights – 7:30 AM
Wednesday – 4/18/2012 – Level 5 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Thursday – 4/19/2012 – LATH Open House @ Casa De Luna Cofee House – 8:00 PM
Saturday – 4/21/2012 – Level 5 – Fish Canyon Falls – 7:30 AM
Sunday – 4/22/2012 – Level 5 – Temescal Canyon – 8:00 AM
Sunday – 4/22/2012 – Level 4 – Portuguese Bend – 3:00 PM
Wednesday – 4/25/2012 – Level 4 – Griffith Park – Vermont – 7:00 PM
Saturday – 4/28/2012 – Level 6 – Henninger Flats – 7:30 AM
Sunday – 4/29/2012 – Level 6 – Topanga – Parker Mesa – 8:00 AM

MAY
Saturday – 5/5/2012 – Level 2 and 5 – Zion National Park (Weeping Rock/Angel’s Landing) – 8:00 AM

+ = New LATH Hike

NOTES:
– All Wednesday hikes are Evening hikes starting at 7:00pm unless otherwise indicated. Meeting location will be determined as the day of the hike arrives so there are no conflicts with Griffith Park related events.
– Weekend hikes are primarily in the morning unless otherwise indicated.
– The hike detail pages will not have the updated information, but will display the correct dates, times, and assigned hike lead as the hike approaches its scheduled date.
– All hikes are subject to change. We may even add in additional hikes that may not appear on the original posting.
– Please make sure to gauge yourself based on the hike’s difficulty level by looking at our Hike Level descriptions. Click Here.

January and February 2012 LATH Hikes

Happy New Year! It’s a new year and we’re back in action starting the 2012 LATH Hiking Season with some great hikes in January and February. We hope to see you at many of our hikes/social events!

JANUARY
Sunday, January 8 – Level 3 – Cherry Canyon 2 Park +
Wednesday, January 11 – Level 4 – Griffith Park
Saturday, January 14 – Level 2 – Rose Bowl
Sunday, January 15 – Level 5 – Topanga – Eagle Rock
Wednesday, January 18 – Level 5 – Griffith Park
Saturday, January 21 – Level 4 – El Prieto – Brown Mountain + (Cancelled Due to Possible Rain)
Sunday, January 22 – Level 3 – Monrovia Canyon Park
Wednesday, January 25 – Level 4 – Griffith Park
Saturday, January 28 – Level 1 – Ascot Hills +
Sunday, January 29 – Level 4 – Eaton Canyon Falls

FEBRUARY
Wednesday, February 1 – Level 4 – Griffith Park
Saturday, February 4 – Level 2 – Arroyo Pescadero
Sunday, February 5 – Level 5 – Hollywood Sign
Wednesday, February 8 – Level 5 – Griffith Park
Saturday, February 11 – Level 7 – Inspiration Point
Sunday, February 12 – Level 5 – Whitter
Wednesday, February 15 – Level 4 – Griffith Park
Thursday, February 16 – LATH Open House
Saturday, February 18 – Level 2 – Rose Bowl
Saturday, February 18 – Level 6 – LATH Black Ops +
Sunday, February 19 – Level 4 – Potato Mountain  (Cancelled)
Sunday, February 19 – Level 5 – Temescal Canyon (Cancelled)
Wednesday, February 22 – Level 4 – Griffith Park
Saturday, February 25 – Level 5 – Hacienda Heights
Sunday, February 26 – Level 6 – Sycamore Canyon +
Wednesday, February 29 – Level 5 – Griffith Park

+ = New LATH Hike

NOTES:
– All Wednesday hikes are Evening hikes starting at 7:00pm unless otherwise indicated. Meeting location will be determined as the day of the hike arrives so there are no conflicts with Griffith Park related events.
– Weekend hikes are primarily in the morning unless otherwise indicated.
– The hike detail pages will not have the updated information, but will display the correct dates, times, and assigned hike lead as the hike approaches its scheduled date.
– All hikes are subject to change. We may even add in additional hikes that may not appear on the original posting.
– Please make sure to gauge yourself based on the hike’s difficulty level by looking at our Hike Level descriptions. Click Here.

Social Event – LA Trail Hikers Open House (12-08-2011)

The LA Trail Hikers will be having an Open House + Potluck on Thursday, December 8, 2011. We’ll be having a season-ending open house with a Potluck where lead hikers will be answering questions about the type of hikes we do, recommended equipment, and anything else you wanted to know about hiking with us. This is also a great opportunity to tell us about any future hikes you might want the group to consider doing. Any other ideas, comments, or suggestions will be welcome. This is also a great opportunity for new and prospective members to meet with current hikers to get information and an idea of what we do. We’ll tell you how you can Rediscover Los Angeles!

NOTE: If you plan on bringing any food items for the potluck, please try to arrive a few minutes ahead of the indicated event time so we can get setup. We will also need volunteers to help setup prior. So if you can, please show up a bit early and just let the baristas know that you’re with the LA Trail Hikers to help setup.

Items to be discussed:

  1. Early 2012 Hikes
  2. New Hike Leads
  3. Dog/Kid hike gauging.
  4. General Hiking Tips
  5. Road Trip Hikes
  6. Hiking Shoes/Boots & Socks
  7. Hiking poles
  8. Other hike related topics by you!

We’ll get together at Casa De Luna Coffee House, in Bellflower,  at 7:30pm to 10:00pm. Make sure you get there before if you intend on buying something from the coffee house, this way we can get on with the social on time. By the way, they have great coffee & Tea. All members/fans of LA Trail Hikers, first-time hikers, and those simply interested in hiking are welcome to join in on this event. We hope to see you there!

NOTE: Casa De Luna Coffee House will offer hikers a 20% discount on their purchases on the day of the event.

Date:
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Time:
7:30pm – 10:00pm
Location:
Casa De Luna Coffee House
Street:
9835 Belmont st
City/Town:
Bellflower, CA

http://www.casadelunacoffeehouse.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Casa-De-Luna/264584832044

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October, November and December 2011 Hikes

LA Trail Hikers List of hikes for October, November, and December 2011*

OCTOBER
Saturday October 1 – Lower Arroyo Seco (Level 1)
Sunday October 2 – Portola Trail (Level 5)
Saturday October 8 – Cherry Canyon (Level 4)
Sunday October 9 – Griffith Park Evening (Level 4)
Saturday October 15 – Rose Bowl (Level 2) 
Sunday October 16 – Monrovia Canyon Falls (Level 3)
Saturday October 22 – Road Trip – North Etiwanda Preserve (Level 6)
Sunday October 23 – Whittier (Level 5)
Sunday October 23 – LATH Bowling Night
Wednesday October 26 – Griffith Park – “Halloween Hike” (Level 4)
Saturday October 29 – Hollywood Sign (Level 5)
Sunday October 30 – Switzer Falls (Level 3)

NOVEMBER
Saturday November 5 – Inspiration Point (Level 7)
Sunday November 6 – Henninger Flats – Pancake Breakfast (No Official Hike, only promotional)
Saturday November 12 – La Tuna Canyon (Level 5)
Sunday November 13 – Potato Mountain “Camote Hike” (Level 5) 
Saturday November 19 – Hacienda Heights (Level 5) 
Sunday November 20 – Hellman Wilderness Park (Level 5)
Sunday November 27 –  Potato Mountain “Turkey Hike” (Level 6)

DECEMBER
Sunday December 4 – Escondido Falls (Extended) (Level 6)
Saturday December 10 – La Verne (Level 5)
Sunday December 11 – Griffith Park – Season Closing Hike (Level 4)

LA TRAIL HIKERS – WINTER BREAK**
Saturday December 17, 2011 to January 07, 2012

*Please note that, although not listed above, we will continue to have our on weekly Wednesday Night hikes out at Griffith Park and will be posted accordingly.
**During this time, the group is dormant and does not schedule any official hikes to enjoy holiday festivities. The first hike of the 2012 LATH Season will be January 8, 2012.

NOTE: The hike detail pages will not have the updated information, but will display the correct dates, times, and assigned hike lead as the hike approaches its scheduled date. Please make sure to gauge yourself based on the hike’s difficulty level by looking at our Hike Level descriptions.