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Santa Monica Mountains Community Day Hike with Mountain Travel Sobek


Fall is here and we are heading to the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area for a free community hike on November 18, 2017. Following expert guide John Baston, we'll take a 6.1-mile loop hike (with a 1686' elevation gain) on the Sandstone Peak and Mishe Mokwa trails reaching the tallest point in the southern section of the coastal range mountains at 3,111 feet. Enjoy sweeping views of the range as you hike on well-maintained trails through California sagebrush and bay laurel. This is a favorite hike of our LA staff, with lots of added opportunities to explore, and is a great way to train for upcoming adventures with fellow hikers. We look forward to hitting the trail with you!

Start/end time: 9:30am to 2:30pm Saturday Nov 18th, 2017

Meeting place: The group will meet at the Sandstone Peak trailhead parking lot at 12896 Yerba Buena Rd between 9am and 9:30am. Please click here for directions.

Total distance: 6.1-mile loop hike

Email to sign up:

Food: Sandwiches will be provided for the first 25 to sign up!

Waiver details: Prior to the hike, all participants will be required to sign a standard liability waiver. Please click here to preview and download.

About John Baston:

In addition to his role as Custom Trip Specialist for Alaska and North America, John is a veteran trip leader and former park ranger in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Point Reyes NS, and four other national parks. John was also a finalist for the PURE travel awards Unsung Hero category. Email him at for more hike details and to sign up for this fun outing in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Photo by Jeff Turner, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0