Chumash/Hell hill

Water: 
Yes. Mile 6.5
Restrooms: 
None
Distance: 
15

This course starts at the far Western end of the Santa Monica Mountains, across the Naval shooting base. The trail has the nickname of Chumash Elevator after the native group that used to live in the valley above and used the trail to get down to the beach to fish and collect shellfish.
You'll gonna love this one but also hate it.
It's a solid hard 15 miles with a total gain of 3,700ft that starts with a steep climb to Mugu Peak where the flagpole is. From there we drop down into La Jolla Valley with long fun single track trails. Once down in Sycamore we head up the Coyote trail making our way to Hell hill to get back to La Jolla Valley and down to our cars on the Chumash trail.

Trail head location on google maps.