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Hiking trails of the Santa Monica Mountains

Milt McAuley

Hiking trails of the Santa Monica Mountains

by Milt McAuley

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Published by Canyon Pub. Co. in Canoga Park, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Santa Monica Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- California -- Santa Monica Mountains -- Guidebooks.,
    • Trails -- California -- Santa Monica Mountains -- Guidebooks.,
    • Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHiking trails--Santa Monica Mountains.
      Statementby Milt McAuley ; illustrated by Janet Wilson Solum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.C22 S345 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2489647M
      ISBN 10094256815X
      LC Control Number87411047
      OCLC/WorldCa15982643

      It is amazing how you quickly one can leave busy and noisy LA behind - and getting into Santa Monica Mountains is one of those ways. Variety of different level of hikes, most of them offering great views to the Pacific Ocean/5(). Milt McAuley is the author of Hiking Trails of the Santa Monica Mountains ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Wildflowers Of The San /5.

        Solstice Canyon: Hiking to the Ruins & Waterfall in Malibu Located in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Malibu, Solstice Canyon is . There are views of the sculpted caves and crevices of Echo Cliffs and a forested streamside picnic area by a huge split boulder known as Split Rock. The return route on the Backbone Trail leads to Inspiration Point and culminates at Sandstone Peak, the highest point in the Santa Monica on: Los Angeles County / Ventura County, .

      The Santa Monica Mountains are in Ventura County, near the landmark Malibu State Beach. Off the freeway I took the Westlake Boulevard exit and headed west towards the ocean. Our destination was the Sandstone Peak trailhead.   The majority of the range is located within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the world's largest national park at , acres, including three major state parks. Included in this new guide are day hikes, with an additional section of 13 hikes that traverses the full length of the mile Backbone Trail in day hike Brand: Day Hike Books, Inc.


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Hiking trails of the Santa Monica Mountains by Milt McAuley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Never the less, after reading the description of the trail, and familiarizing yourself with the map, you should be safe. Most of the hikes are pretty tame. The back of the book is a detailed guide to the Backbone Trail, which is a treasure to Los Angeles County.

Get the most out of the Santa Monica Mountains and buy this guide/5(7). Hiking Trails of the Santa Monica Mountains Paperback – May 1, by Milt McAuley (Author)/5(7).

From the Back Cover. This comprehensive guide includes day hikes along the entire coastal Santa Monica Mountain range in Southern California. A separate section includes the full length of the mile-long Backbone Trail, conveniently divided into day hiking options/5(8).

Day Hikes In the Santa Monica Mountains book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The mile-long Santa Monica Mountains para 4/5. Backbone Trail: Strenuous, 65 miles one way Following the spine of the Santa Monica Mountains, the Backbone Trail is Los Angeles’ premier long-distance trail.

While thru hiking the trail with overnight camping is currently not possible, many people complete the trail over the course of many day trips, including NPS-sponsored guided hikes each winter and spring. Several organizations offer hikes on the Backbone Trail. Many of the hikes are listed in Outdoors, the quarterly calendar of events in the mountains.

The Santa Monica Mountains Trails Council offers a one week hike of the trail with overnight camping. This usually occurs in May. See their website for Monica Hiking trails of the Santa Monica Mountains book National Recreation Area.

Big waterfall in winter. Bigger than Sturdevant and in the middle of the trail. Don't fall off a cliff. Trail is easy. But it can be non-easy at the end if the trail, if you choose.

And, if you choose you can find a photoesque view with three very small waterfalls, in addition to the Grotto waterfall (which is actually two waterfalls)/5(K). The Santa Monica Mountains Trails Council, a volunteer nonprofit organization, is dedicated to establishing, preserving and maintaining the public trail system throughout the Santa Monica Mountains and adjacent areas through education, advocacy and partnership with.

rows  Hikes in the Santa Monica Mountains. Stretching through Malibu toward downtown. The famous Backbone Trail crosses land managed by several different agencies, 65 miles from from Point Mugu State Park to Will Roger's State Historic Park.

Additional brochures. Safe, Not Sorry: Helpful Safety Tips. Biking in the Santa Monica Mountains. Camping in the Santa Monica Mountains. Where Can I Take My Dog. Free Guidebooks. The majority of the range is located within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the world’s largest national park atacres.

This newest hiking guide to the Day Hike Books series contains hikes throughout the Santa Monica range. The mile Backbone Trail is completely covered in an additional section of 13 hikes. At more thanacres, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is the largest urban national park in the world.

Home to hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, camping and more – this park features everything from majestic Pacific Ocean views to native California grassland and historic ranches.

An invaluable SoCal outdoor resource. From the Mountains to the Sea. Hidden in plain sight from Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Mountains offer easy access to surprisingly wild places. Experience the famous beaches of Malibu or explore more than miles of trails.

The park abounds with historical and cultural sites, from old movie ranches to Native American centers. This new guide details trails in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the world’s largest urban national park stretching from the Pacific Coast right into Hollywood itself; the Santa Susana Mountains in Los Padres National Forest; Angeles National Forest, including the San Gabriels and Mount San Antonio, the highest point in.

The mountain bike trails traversing the Santa Monica Mountains weave through diverse terrain. From ridgetops to canyon floors, there are many opportunities for a great ride.

Challenge yourself with an exhausting ascent that yields rewarding ocean views, or leisurely pedal along an oak-shaded stream. Hiking Trails of the Santa Monica Mountains - Fourth Edition, by; Milt McAuley Measures 8 1/4" x 5 1/4" - pages Slight Bumps on corners of the first few pages - bottom rightSeller Rating: % positive.

Superb trails lead through the Santa Monica Mountains. We who love hiking in these mountains are forever grateful to Milt McAuley, who wrote trail guides and the classic Wildflowers of the Santa Monica Mountains. “Come on an adventure, walk the trails,” urged McAuley, who hiked until shortly before his death at the age of Explore the most popular trails in my list Santa Monica Mountains with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and /5(K).

Buy a cheap copy of Hiking Trails of the Santa Monica book by Milt McAuley. Free shipping over $/5(4). The Grotto Trail is a short hike to one of Southern California’s classic hiking destinations.

An easy route that can extend as far as you want, with great opportunities for climbing and a wonderful place to refresh your bouldering skills.

The drive up the coast to the Santa Monica Mountains is one of my favorites. Casey Schreiner's new book, Day Hiking Los Angeles, joins the likes of John Robinson's Trails of the Angeles and Jerry Schad's afoot and afield: Los Angeles County as essential reading when exploring the hiking side of LA/5.Santa Monica Mountains Hikes.

The map and table included below contain all the Santa Monica Mountains hikes covered on this site. More will be added moving forward! The Santa Monica Mountains run approximately 40 miles from the Hollywood Hills on the east all the way to Point Mugu on the west.This mile route to Eagle Rock and Temescal Peak on wide, level fire roads is a relatively easy trek that offers a nice introduction to the more rugged landscape in the Santa Monica Mountains.

The park’s network of trails is robust and you can make this .