Thank you LA Trail Hikers for a wonderful 2016!

Social Event – Plan Upcoming Hikes and Leads (09-22-2010)

The LA Trail Hikers will be meeting on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 to organize the trails they want to do in the months of October and November. It is a great way to plan out a few Sundays ahead of time so you can invite others accordingly. We will also like to have different hikers volunteer to lead some of the hikes. Any other ideas, comments, or suggestions will be welcome. We may even be able to plan some scouting for new hikes. 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 get together at Casa De Luna Coffee House at 7:30pm (we will have the back room reserved for us). By the way, they have great coffee & Tea. All members/fans of LA Trail Hikers are welcome to join in on this event to provide us some feedback. We hope to see you there!

Date:
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Time:
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Location:
Casa De Luna Coffee House
Street:
9835 Belmont st
City/Town:
Bellflower, CA

 

http://www.casadelunacoffeehouse.com

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Potluck Hike – Monrovia Canyon Falls

Hey Everyone,

The LA Trail Hikers will be having their first HIKE + POTLUCK this coming Sunday, August 22, 2010.  We hope you can join us.  We’ll be posting a listing of people and the items they are signed up for. It is not a requirement for you to bring anything, but any additions will be greatly appreciated.  You can see the details at the hike details page here:

https://latrailhikers.com/hikes/monrovia-canyon-falls/

Evening Hikes at Griffith Park

I thought it would be fun to have some evening hikes out during the week in Griffith Park.  I’ll try to keep these interesting.  It is always important to hike with a buddy and Live Sex try to keep from obstructing anyone else’s evening experience by not bringing a white light flash light. Instead please use a red,blue, or green light. You’ll see them posted as we have them.

Bridge to Nowhere – Hiker Note

All hikers who will be attending the Bridge to Nowhere hike, it is important for you to read through all the details found on the hike page linked below. We reviewed the hike and have changed the level of the hike from level 6 to level 7, increasing in difficulty.

https://latrailhikers.com/hikes/bridge-to-nowhere/

We want to make sure that all Payday Loans hikers are well aware of what this hike entails. It is not a beginner hike and must be considered with a little more care as we’ll encounter heat factors that may impact the group’s performance. If you feel you are fully capable of doing this hike, we’ll see you and all your minimum hiking essentials on Sunday.

Social Event Plan Upcoming Hikes and Leads (06-24-2010)

Date:
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Time:
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Location:
Casa De Luna Coffee House
Street:
9835 Belmont st
City/Town:
Bellflower, CA

http://www.casadelunacoffeehouse.com

The LA Trail Hikers will be meeting on Thursday, June 24, 2010 to organize the trails they want to do in the months of July and August. It is a great way to plan out a few Sundays ahead of time so you can invite others accordingly. We will also like to have different hikers volunteer to lead some of the hikes. Any other ideas, comments, or suggestions will be welcome. We may even be able to plan some scouting for new hikes. 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 get together at Casa De Luna Coffee House at 7:30pm (we will have the back room reserved for us). By the way, they have great coffee & Tea. All members/fans of LA Trail Hikers are welcome to join in on this event to provide us some feedback. We hope to see you there!

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LA Trail Hikers on KCET.org’s Top 10 Summer Hikes

KCET.org’s new website provides a plethora of new features and community involvement.  For all of us who would like some fun and great advice for summer plans, KCET.org has really hit the spot by providing us various list of Top 10 things to do and experience in the Southern California area.  One of these happens to be a Top 10 list of hikes.  Some members of LA Trail Hikers were asked to contribute to their list of nature filled hikes.  These recommendations were based on the hikes our members have truly enjoyed and considered part of our own top list.  You can check out the fully compiled list here:

LA Trail Hikers on KCET.org’s Top 10 Summer Hikes:
http://www.kcet.org/socal/summer/top-10-must-hike-trails.html

Show them some appreciation and leave a comment on their posting.  It’s always great to see the LA Trail Hikers be acknowledged by great organizations such as KCET!

LA Trail Hikers
Hike! Explore! Live!

Meeting Recap (04-21-2010) * [UPDATED]

*We apologize for the late recap posting from our last meeting

INTRO

We had a very electric gathering with many new faces to the social on April 21, 2010.  We had plenty of great ideas and a good listing of hikes. We will be doing a few new things in the upcoming months

HIKES

Alright, so here’s the full listing of hikes/events as listed for May and June at the meeting (please note changes/additions/removals may be made at anytime):

MAY
5/1/2010    Saturday    Irma Padilla    Fish Falls

5/2/2010    Sunday    Jason Bazalar    Eaton Canyon Falls
5/9/2010    Sunday    Mother’s Day   (No Hike)
5/15/2010    Saturday    Jason Bazalar    Red Rock, Las Vegas
5/16/2010    Sunday    Linda Cota    Echo Mountain
5/23/2010    Sunday    Jason Bazalar    Hollywood Sign
5/29/2010    Saturday    Irma Padilla    Shady Canyon (Road Trip – Irvine)
5/30/2010    Sunday    Luis Salazar    Monrovia Canyon Falls

JUNE
6/6/2010    Sunday    Luis Salazar    Bridge to Nowhere
6/13/2010    Sunday    Lorena Rodriguez    Echo Mountain
6/20/2010    Sunday    Effin Gentry   Monrovia Canyon Falls
6/23/2010    Weds    Jason Bazalar    Social / Hike Planning
6/27/2010    Sunday    Jason Bazalar    Topanga Overlook

FUTURE EVENTS

We discussed a few ideas regarding some upcoming events:

LATH Planning Meeting/Group Social
DATE: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 @ 7:30pm
LOCATION: Casa De Luna Coffee House – Bellflower, CA
NOTE: This date, time and venue were chosen by the meeting attendees.

LATH Pot-Luck BBQ
DATE: TBA
LOCATION: TBA
NOTE: This date, time and venue will be setup at a later time.

LATH Beach Day
DATE: TBA
LOCATION: TBA
NOTE: This date, time and venue will be setup at a later time.

LATH Bike Ride
DATE: TBA
LOCATION: TBA
NOTE: This date, time and venue will be setup at a later time.

LATH Bonfire
DATE: TBA
LOCATION: TBA
NOTE: This date, time and venue will be setup at a later time.

WEBSITE

No updates at this moment.

OTHER

We discussed setting up the following:

SUB LEADS:  These Hikers will assist the main hike lead in organizing and maintaining the group in order.  This will give our hikers access to more resources of information and guidance on the hikes. Those who wish to be a volunteer sub lead please advise the Hike Lead/Hike Organizer so they may be listed as such.

EXPLORATION HIKES: These are hikes that allow more experienced hikers the opportunity to explore and ‘scope out’ trails that the group has not been on, or has not current  information for.  Usually impromptu and unsanctioned as one of the designated LATH hikes, the exploration hikes provide limited to no relevant details of the difficulty and type of terrain to be encountered.  These will usually be prompted by experienced members who wish to go on extra hikes, or to scope one for the group to do at a later time.

FUND-RAISING: We also discussed the idea of fund-raising to acquire membership with the American Hiking Association. There is a yearly cost.  If you would like to find out more, you may do so here:  http://www.americanhiking.org/

We are looking for dates and places for the upcoming events listed above (not to mention comments, questions, ideas, concerns, and opinions about this recap), if you have any ideas feel free to comment on this post and share it with our other LATH members!

Red Rock (Las Vegas, NV) – Road Trip Hike (Saturday May 15, 2010) **UPDATED**

Red Rock Road Trip Hike this Saturday in Las Vegas, NV! Have you made your hotel reservations yet? It’s not too late! Full details for the Las Vegas meeting point later will posted up later today.

Please check this post for the updated information:
https://latrailhikers.com/2010/05/10/red-rock-las-vegas-nv-road-trip-hike-saturday-may-15-2010/

***UPDATED HIKE INFORMATION***:

REAL HIKE NAME: Red Rock Canyon State Park, Las Vegas Road Trip

HIKE LEAD: Jason Bazalar

HIKE DATE: May 15, 2010

MEETUP TIME:  8:30 am – 8:50 am

MEETUP LOCATION:
Albertson’s Grocery Store Parking Lot
11720 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89135

(SEE MAP BELOW)

NOTE: If you take the freeway, you take the same exit you would for the Red Rock Casino and make a left on Charleston.

DRIVE TO HIKE: 8:50 am – 9:00 am

HIKE DURATION: 2.5 Hours (approx)

LENGTH: 4 Miles (Round trip)

HIKE TYPE:  Moderate-Easy to Moderate-Medium

PARKING FEE: $5 Canyon Park Pass

RECOMMENDED: Comfortable hiking shoes/boots, hiking socks, SUN SCREEN, backpack or camelpak, a snack, and 2 to 2 1/2 liters of water.

CARPOOLING/GET TOGETHER:
https://latrailhikers.com/groups/lath-special-events/forum/topic/road-trip-hike-red-rock-national-conservation-area-las-vegas/#post-21

SPECIAL NOTE: Please note that each person is responsible for their own transportation and accommodation. LA Trail Hikers is not providing anything other than the meetup information.
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” 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. You are fully responsible for yourself.

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