Bulldog Motorway

This is the first time I have started at the top of Corral Canyon.  The more popular hike here is to Castro Crest along the Backbone Trail.  Instead I started on the higher road, Castro Peak Motorway, and then down Bulldog Motorway into Malibu Creek State Park.  This is a scenic area with interesting rock formations.

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Kanan Dume Road to Zuma Edison Road

I have hiked in this area many times but today had a couple of new twists.  First, I parked off of Kanan Dume Road.  I have driven past it a million times but only recently noticed this trailhead.  Also, I explored two side trails off the main trail.  It was a warm day and I baked under the Sun for lack of cover.

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Serrano Valley

Point Mugu State Park, Circle X Ranch and all the mountains within, hiking in this area is always a pleasure.  This sunny day was made comfortable by cool breezes.  I hiked for hours and kind of lost my place on the map.  I completed the hike in about seven hours.  I didn’t see another person all day.

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Eagle Rock

I began my hike at Trippet Ranch.  This is a nice area but maybe a tad busy.  The trails I hiked included Musch Trail, Eagle Springs Fire Road, East Topanga Fire Road and the Nature Trail near the parking lot – a total of about six miles.  The highlight was Eagle Rock, a massive sandstone rock which can be explored at the top.

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