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LAST HIKE DATE: Saturday, April 05, 2014
MEETING TIME: 7:00 am
(We’ll wait 15 mins at the meeting point and leave at 7:15am)
HIKE LEAD: TBA
HIKE LEVEL: Level 8 – (Moderate – Strenuous, Not for Beginners)
WHAT IS A HIKING LEVEL?:
Find out more about hiking levels here:
Vons Market (Parking Lot)
19333 Victory Blvd.
Reseda, CA 91335
– Meet in parking lot in front of Vons (between Vons and Carl’s Jr)
– We’ll be driving to the trail head after meeting here which will take us about 15 Mins. from Vons Parking lot.
TRAILHEAD LOCATION: Ventura Fwy (101) to Chesebro Rd exit. Turn north on Palo Comado Canyon Rd then right on Chesebro Rd. Go north 1 mile to park entrance. Turn right and follow road to parking lot. Trailhead Address: 5792 Chesebro Road, Agoura, CA 91301
TRAILHEAD COORDINATES: N 34.1543 W -118.7339
HIKE DURATION: 5 Hours (approx.)
HIKE DISTANCE: 11 Miles (Roundtrip)
HIKE WALKTHROUGH: From the trail head we will head up the Cheeseboro Canyon Trail 4.6 miles. This trail is an old ranch road along a stream bed through a valley oak savannah and coast live oak riparian zone. Next we will take the Sheep Corral Trail 1.0 mile. This trail will connect us with the Palo Comado Canyon Trail 4.4 miles. The first 1.2 miles, of this trail are gentle stroll along a creek to the old ranch center. After this we will climb from 1,200 feet elevation to 2,140 feet elevation. We then take the Modelo Trail 1 mile, back to the parking lot.
WATER REQUIRED. WATER CHECK WILL BE PERFORMED. If you do not take enough water or are not appropriately equipped for this hike, you will be turned away from doing this hike with us even if you show up. Please note, that we have expectations for Level 8 evening hikers. Read all the details.
REQUIREMENTS: At least 3 to 4 liters of water. Sunscreen and small snacks/lunch bite
RECOMMENDED: A good snack and comfortable walking shoes. Try to pack lightly as you’ll be using plenty of your energy getting to the top and coming back down the trail. Have a light breakfast prior to the hike. Bring light clothes to keep cool and a hat to keep the sun out of your eyes.
DOG FRIENDLY?: Yes, all dogs must be on a leash. Attending dogs must have previous hiking experience and should be friendly with other dogs/hikers.
HOW DO I PARTICIPATE WITH THE GROUP ON THIS HIKE?
1. Read the Hike’s Details we link at the very top of this page.
2. Make sure that the Hike Level accommodates your hiking experience.
3. If, and only if it suits you, then RSVP for this event and show up the day of the hike with all necessary gear and water (we mention everything you need on the details page for this hike).
MY FRIEND SAID I CAN DO THIS HIKE, I SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO IT, RIGHT?
Contrary to popular belief, you know your body and hiking experience better than your friends. Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced hiker, please read our hike details page as the hike may not suite your experience level. We have a better experience if every hike has hikers of the intended level.
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 clicking “Attending,” or attending the hike, you confirming that you understand that all outdoor activity such as hiking, backpacking, and trekking 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. Additionally, you will not be allowed to participate with the group if you are not adequately prepared with enough water and the right gear/equipment/nutrition essential to complete the hike. You are fully responsible for yourself.