Club Courses

Most of our courses are in the Santa Monica Mountains. The map shows primary trail head locations with a full list of courses below.

Course Distance Type Location
Circle X Ranch / Sandstone Peak

This extremely scenic run begins and ends at the Circle X Ranch parking lot on Yerba Buena Road. It heads out the Canyon View Trail, crosses Yerba Buena Road to the Sandstone Peak Trailhead, and continues on to the Mishe Mokwa Trail. The route...

10.3mi Loop Pt Mugu
Entrada Parking lot/Dead Horse Trail/Musch Trail/Garapito/Eagle rock loop

This run begins at the "La Entrada" parking lot, near the intersection of Topanga Canyon Rd and La Entrada. The parking lot is usually closed but free parking is available on the street.
From the parking lot, we take the "Dead Horse...

13 miles Keyhole Malibu
Ernie's Run (Westridge / Sullivan Canyon Loop)

This run starts at the end of Westridge Road and follows the fire road to Mulholland and the park at a former Nike Radar Station with a rest room and drinking fountain. We then go west on Mulholland to Sullivan Ridge and then down into shady...

10mi Loop Pacific Palisades
Griffith Park

This Griffith Park run starts at the pony rides and keyholes to the Hollywood sign and back. Exit Interstate5 at Los Feliz, turn left on Los Feliz blvd., then right on Crystal Springs Road. Park on the right, near the pony rides. It is mainly...

10 Keyhole Los Angeles
Guadalasca Trail

This run begins with the climb up Ray Miller trail, then turn left onto Overlook trail and onto the Guadalasca trail which zig-zags down to Wood Canyon and finally to Sycamore Canyon Fire Road.  We then go right on Wood Canyon Vista...

16 miles Loop Pt Mugu
Hondo Canyon to Saddle Peak

This is an out & back section of the beautiful Backbone trail. The trail head is 1/4 mile up the intersection of Old Topanga Canyon Rd with Topanga Canyon Blvd. Look for the Botts’ dots built into the road, which slow...

11 or less Out-and-Back Malibu
Irving's Run (Westridge Road / Mandeville Canyon)

This run, suggested by Irving Hoffman, starts at the end of Westridge Road and follows the fire road up to where it intersects with a utility fire road that goes down into Mandeville Canyon. From Mandeville Canyon the route goes up Hollyhock Fire...

11 miles Keyhole Pacific Palisades
Juan Bautista de Anza Park/Liberty Canyon

We park at the Juan Bautista de Anza Park at Liberty Canyon that is connecting the Malibu State Park.  Anza Park has clean gendered bathrooms, water, picnic tables and ample parking.  

We here start for a fun 11...

11 Loop
Kanan Dume to Encinal Canyon Road

This run introduces us to a couple of vertebra of the Backbone Trail. The Kanan Dume Trailhead is reached by turning east on Kanan Dume Road off PCH. Go 4.7 miles and turn left into the parking lot just after the tunnel. The trail heads toward...

12 miles Out-and-Back Malibu
Latigo Canyon to Puerco Canyon

This run begins at the trailhead off Latigo Canyon Road.  As you are struggling uphill, keep in mind that it is a net downhill.  After the parking lot at Corral Canyon we continue to Mesa Peak , then instead of going left down to...

9.5 miles Point-to-Point Malibu