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
Sam Merrill Trail/Echo Mt./Inspiration Point/Mt. Lowe

We will start at the end of Lake Ave. in Altadena.  The Lower Sam Merrill Trail begins here at the old Cobb Estate, and climbs 2.5 miles to Echo Mountain--known as White City in the late 1800's--only ruins remain of the 2 hotels, dormitory,...

14 Keyhole San Gabriel
Santa Ynez Canyon / Trippet Ranch / Musch Trail Loop/Eagle Rock Loop

This run begins in the cool Santa Ynez Canyon in Palisades Highlands. The run takes you through a lush canyon and then up the rugged and moderately steep Santa Ynez Canyon Trail to the Santa Ynez Fire Road and down to Trippet Ranch where there...

10mi Keyhole Pacific Palisades
Santa Ynez Canyon Loop via Trailer Canyon

This run starts in Santa Ynez Canyon in Palisades Highlands. After a flat run through a cool, lush canyon, we climb to a fire road above Tripett Ranch. We continue up the fire road around Eagle Peak, along a level stretch with good San Fernando...

9.5mi Loop Pacific Palisades
Serrano Road/Chamberlain Rock

The trailhead is reached by turning right on Deer Creek Rd. (1/2 mile south of Sycamore Canyon) from PCH.  As it climbs, it becomes Pacific View then Cochran.  Then make a sharp left on Serrano Rd., which ends at the trailhead. ...

12 mi Out-and-Back Pt Mugu
Solstice Canyon loop

Solstice Canyon is a park located in Malibu just off the Pacific Coast Highway at the bottom of Corral Canyon Rd. It contains the remnants of the so believed oldest existing stone building in Malibu, the Keller cottage. A second famous...

7.5 miles Keyhole Malibu
Strawberry Peak Circuit

After the 2009 Station Fire, these trails were closed for more than 4 yrs and reopened end of May 2014 and are now in perfect condition.
This loop circumnavigates Strawberry Peak. We will start at Clear Creek where it's easy to find...

15.5 Loop San Gabriel
Sycamore Canyon/Scenic Trail

Our course begins on the Sycamore Canyon Fire Road as we casually talk effortless.  Then, after over 3.1 miles we connect to the Wood Canyon Trail and the Coyote Trail for a nice period of solitude in single-track and a little elevation....

12 Loop Pt Mugu
Sycamore Canyon/Serrano Valley Tr./Blue Canyon Trail

This run starts and ends in Sycamore Canyon, climbs up the Serrano Canyon Trail to Serrano Valley at an elevation of 1303 ft. with it's majestic views of beautiful Serrano Valley with rolling grassland meadows that are a lush green in winter and...

12mi Loop Pt Mugu
Sycamore Canyon/Serrano Valley Tr./Chamberlain Rock

This run starts and ends on Sycamore Canyon Fire road where the camp ground is. We start running up this fire road until we reach the turnoff for the Serrano Canyon Trail (watch out for the lush Poison Oak!), making our way to ...

14 miles Out-and-Back Pt Mugu
Sycamore Canyon: La Jolla Valley

This run starts in Sycamore Canyon, climbs to the ridge west of the canyon, loops around the pond at the east end of La Jolla Valley and returns to Sycamore Canyon. There are good views of Boney Mountain and La Jolla Valley. This is Run # 9 in "...

11.75mi Keyhole Pt Mugu