Topanga State Park – Eagle Rock

TRAIL NAME:  Eagle Rock Trail – Topanga State Park

HIKE DATESaturday, October 15, 2016

MEETING TIME: 8:00 AM – 8:20 AM
(We’ll at most 20 mins past the meeting time and leave at 8:20am)
Return approx: 11:30 AM

HIKE LEAD: Jason Bazalar

HIKE LEVEL:  Level 4 – (Moderate uphill workout – Constant Uphill sections) No Dogs Allowed

WHAT IS A HIKING LEVEL?:
Find out more about hiking levels here:
https://latrailhikers.com/about/hike-levels/

HIKE RSVP:
https://www.facebook.com/latrailhikers/events

HIKE DISTANCE: 4 Miles (Round trip)

HIKE DURATION: 2.5 Hours (approx)

MEETING LOCATION:
VONS Parking Lot
17380 Sunset Blvd.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

We’ll meet here and then drive to the trail head parking area.
[Click on the address above or scroll down for Meeting Point Map]

DRIVE TO TRAILHEAD: 5-7 mins.

TRAILHEAD LOCATION:
Topanga State Park – (Trippet Ranch Parking Lot)
20829 Entrada Rd
Topanga, CA 90290

PARKING FEE NOTE: There is a $10 cash parking fee per car, payable at the gate. Adventure Passes ARE NOT valid at this park. However, if you park just outside the park (off the pavement) in designated areas, you can park for free and walk into the park parking lot.

DOG-FRIENDLY?:  No. Dogs are NOT allowed on parts of the trails we are taking.

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 5 hikers.

REQUIREMENTS: WATER (at least 1.5 to 2 liters).

HIKE WALKTHROUGH: The hike will start at the Topanga State Park Trippet Ranch parking lot. We’ll head up a good stead incline for about a mile.  From there we’ll keep encountering small bumps on a quite leveled trail for about 1/3 of  a mile.  Again we continue a gain until we get to the side trail that will take us up to Eagle Rock. This will be a bit more intense, but is easily conquered.  Once at the top you can enjoy a great energy filled view from Eagle Rock. We’ll take the same trail back, although there is a possibility we may return on Muench Trail depending on the the hikers’ status.

INFORMATIVE LINKS:

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?
We take your safety quite seriously, and would not like for you to attend a hike you’re not ready for.  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.

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