A rare post for this route! Please make sure to read the trailhead info and come to a correct spot. We will hike trails from Top of the World trailhead down to Aliso and Wood Canyons.
Meet Location: Top of the World Trailhead: there is no parking at meeting place, you need to park further down Alta Laguna Blvd and walk to here.
We will begin with the Aswut trail, descend down Meadow trail. In the canyon, we will be on Aliso Creek Trail, to Cave Rock and Dripping Cave. The longer route will include Carwreck and Mathis. We will walk back and climb up Mental Sensitive and back Top of the World trailhead where we began our hike. Length: Est. 7 miles to 10+ miles – 1000 to 1500+ft gain/loss – 2 to 3 hours.
Please note: Hikers will join the organizer for a workout; there is no leader or sweeper on this hike
General Rating/Difficulty: Levels 2 to 3 Moderate to Fast Pace for distance, elevation, and pace. Click RATING TABLE http://files.meetup.com/1554500/RATING%20TABLE.pdf to learn more about hike levels
Bring: Lots of water, a hat, sunglasses
Trail Map: Aliso Wood trail map https://www.ocparks.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=57856
Sept 2020: https://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/31049197/492277587/
Dec,[masked]: photos https://www.meetup.com/HikingOC/photos/
In Laguna Beach turn inland on Park Ave from Pacific Coast Hwy. Follow until the end at Alta Laguna Blvd intersection with Top of the World Drive
REMINDER: ***By joining the meetup, you agree to Meetup Terms of Service releases the Organizer and Assistant Organizers from any liability related to incidents that occur at Meetup gatherings***
> YOU acknowledge THAT WE ARE NOT PROFESSIONALS.
> YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR SAFETY. ***Hiking is a rewarding and pleasant activity in nature, but there are certain dangers you should be aware of. Those include, but are not limited to, trip and fall injuries, bee stings, poison oak exposure, ticks, mountain lions, coyotes, snake bites or wildlife. By signing up for this event, you agree to hold harmless the hike organizer, assistant organizers and other participants for any injuries sustained during this hike***