The trailhead is about a 20 mile drive from Ojai and is the same one I used to hike to the Piedra Blanca rock formation a few months ago. The trail took me through Rose Valley and, while beautiful, the scenery doesn’t change all that much throughout the hike. I loved the solitude and didn’t see a single person on the trail. I hated the constant noise of gunfire from the nearby shooting range. Sad to think that, in such a lovely natural area, one person standing a few miles away can be responsible for a noise that echoes throughout the valley. It’s not a gun issue with me, it’s a noise issue.