Backbone--Leg #1 Will Rogers Park to Schueren Road
Trailhead, Near Trippet
Trailhead, Hub, Near Trippet
From Will Rogers Park we ascend with ocean glimpses of the Santa Monica Bay. The continuation to the Hub will next connect via Eagle Springs Road and Musch Trail. After refreshing-up at Trippet, we casually descend the Dead Horse Trail. After the lush Hondo Canyon, we take one last ascend to the top--finishing the first leg--with a view of the Santa Monica Bay and Catalina Island and the horizon is almost at the curvature of the earth. Beautiful! After one short trail to Schueren Road, there are fossils embedded into rocks seen at the right.
That morning,, we will drive to the fork of Schueren Rd. and Stunt Road, and we will caravan at 7 AM with the fewest cars leaving toward our start.
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