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Taylor Trail

Santa Clarita, California

2.39 mi / 371 ft gain

Elder Loop to Towsley Canyon Short Loop

Los Angeles County, California

2.89 mi / 696 ft gain

Taylor Elder Loop

Santa Clarita, California

1.68 mi / 282 ft gain

Toyon Canyon Trail to Lagoon Trail Loop

Martinez, California

3.77 mi / 1152 ft gain

Hike the Towsley Canyon Loop

Stevenson Ranch, California

5.0
5.1 mi / 1340 ft gain

Pico Canyon Park

Stevenson Ranch, California

1.22 mi / 154 ft gain

East Canyon Trail to Jones Junction

Los Angeles County, California

5.79 mi / 1306 ft gain

Elsmere Canyon and Santa Clarita Divide Road Trail

Santa Clarita, California

3.38 mi / 892 ft gain

Elsmere Canyon Trail Loop

Santa Clarita, California

3.06 mi / 659 ft gain

Places to stay

Pyramid Lake   Emigrant Landing Day Use Area

Castaic, California

Pyramid Lake Emigrant Landing Day Use Area

Pyramid Lake   Los Alamos Campground

Castaic, California

Pyramid Lake Los Alamos Campground

Joshua Tree Ranch Los Angeles

Joshua Tree Ranch Los Angeles

From $25 / night

Meadow Group Campground

Palmdale, California

Meadow Group Campground

Coulter Group Campground

Palmdale, California

Coulter Group Campground

Ventura Ranch KOA Holiday

Santa Paula, California

Ventura Ranch KOA Holiday

Guides and stories

The Best Post-Adventure Food

The Best Post-Adventure Food

Aaron Rickel Jones

Reservation Permits Needed To Reopen Trails Responsibly, Says Steve Gerhardt

Reservation Permits Needed To Reopen Trails Responsibly, Says Steve Gerhardt

Aaron Rickel Jones

The Mountains Are Calling, and I Let It Go to Voicemail

The Mountains Are Calling, and I Let It Go to Voicemail

Aaron Rickel Jones

Cub House Birthday Ride

Cub House Birthday Ride

Aaron Rickel Jones

The Dawn Mine Loop Trail (or how to train for backpacking last minute)

The Dawn Mine Loop Trail (or how to train for backpacking last minute)

Aaron Rickel Jones

#LAsucksforcycling -but- #LAsucksfordrivingmore

#LAsucksforcycling -but- #LAsucksfordrivingmore

Aaron Rickel Jones

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