Category: Santa Monica Mountains

Escondido Falls

Here is another waterfall hike. This time in Malibu in the Santa Monica Mountains. Waterfall hikes are popular. I recommend doing this very early in the morning. A small parking lot is on Winding Way at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Winding Way. This parking lot gets full quickly. It’s normally full by

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5 Best Dog-Friendly Hikes in Malibu

Malibu has been our favorite place to explore during summer since I started hiking with Xena. There are several dog-friendly trails that range from 3 to 6+ mile long. You can easily finish them in 2-3 hours with breaks. Although these trails are open all year around, I like them especially in summer due to

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Solstice Canyon: Summer Favorite

Though last week’s heat wave made it feel like the summer was not over yet, this is the last trail write-up for the summer hikes we did this year. Last year, I wrote 3 mile loop hike in Solstice Canyon. This time we will show you a new and longer route in the canyon which is my absolute

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