Long Canyon – New Loop Hike

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Long Canyon – New Loop Hike

This is an intermediate hike at a moderate speed. It will be one of the favorites of the variations available from the Long Canyon trailhead. We will experience a wide variety of terrain: Rocky trails, single-track, wooded, urban, fire road, flat-rocks, etc.

The Route: (Subject to change – so please follow the leader!)

Taken on June 20th, 2017

Ducks near Lake Larry.

Hike:
Distance: More than 4 and less than 50 miles.*
Gain: 1000’ to 10,064’*
Difficulty: Easy for some, hard for others. But, “You can do it”!
Pace: 2.0 – 25 mph.*
Trail Type: Fire road, double track, and single track. Areas of sand, gravel, and rock, some of it rugged.
Dogs: Yes, but please keep your pooch on a leash.
Restrooms: No
Sunset: 8:11 p.m.
Drinking Fountains: No, but bottle water can be purchased from Jimbo for uno dinero.
Parking: Free in the paved parking area in front of the trail head or $5.00 valet.

* More than likely, distance, gain and pace will be at the lower end of the scale…

What to bring:
1 liter of water for every 3 miles.
Hiking shoes/boots.
Flashlight or headlamp.
Sunscreen and/or hat as needed.
Face mask or other protective gear if you feel so inclined.

Known Dangers: Rattlesnakes, slip-‘n-fall or infected hikers.

We will stop at junctions to make sure everybody makes any turns or chooses the correct path…no one will get left behind.

Directions:
Where of Long Canyon Rd. and S. Wood Ranch Pkwy. intersect in Simi Valley. There is a free paved parking lot at the trailhead or Jimbo will valet your car for a fee. (Please see above).

From CA-23 and I-101:
North CA-23, exit Olsen Rd.
Right (east) on Olsen Rd., which becomes Madera Rd., for 2 miles.
Right (south) on N. Wood Ranch Pkwy., which becomes S. Wood Ranch Pkwy., for 2 miles.
Right at dead end (intersection with Long Canyon Rd.) and immediate left into parking lot.
Trailhead at the opposite corner.

From CA-118 and CA-27:
West CA-118, exit 23 onto 1st St.
Left (south) on 1st St., which becomes Long Canyon Rd., for 5 miles.
Cross at dead end (intersection with S. Wood Ranch Pkwy.) and immediate left into parking lot.
Trailhead at the opposite corner.

Coordinates of trailhead:[masked], [masked]

Disclaimer / Release of Liability: You must RSVP to attend this event, no exceptions. Hiking and other outdoor events are inherently dangerous and accidents can happen. By participating in any posted event, you’re taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. This Meetup Group and its organizers are not trained leaders and we do not confirm the qualifications of any of its members to lead or participate in trips. All participants take full responsibility for their own actions. You are responsible for you. If you choose to sign up for any events, you are releasing the Group and its organizers from all liability in case of possible injuries. Your personal safety depends on your own judgment and experience. This applies to any guests you may invite.

**Just want to see how many people actually read the description!!!**

June 30 2020

Details

Date: June 30
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Long Canyon Trail trailhead parking lot

Long Canyon Rd and Wood Ranch Parkway
Simi Valley, CA 93065

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Organizer

The PM Hikers
Website: Visit Organizer Website

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