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Coldwater Canyon Park – Wilacre Park Loop Hike

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Coldwater Canyon Park – Wilacre Park Loop
Sunday November 18, 2012
Jewish Outdoor Adventures

Sunday November 18, 2012:  Coldwater Canyon Park–Wilacre Park Loop


This is an easy 3 mile loop hike with 450 ft elevation gain from the TreePeople Coldwater Canyon Park to Wilacre Park Estate with nice views of the San Fernando Valley along with Chaparral covered ridges and wooded canyons surrounded by residential neighborhoods.  California black walnut trees arch over much of the wide trail, providing early shade and beauty along the way for all to enjoy.  We will meet at the end of the Parking Lot by the water fountain.  The hike should be over before noon and we can go lunch at a local restaurant after the hike.

two liters of water, snacks, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, hiking boots or shoes with good traction, daypack, hiking poles/sticks, shorts and a T-shirt or long pants and long sleeved shirt, depending on weather.  Clothes should be loose fitting, and light-colors are preferable
FOOTWEAR:  Hiking boots or shoes with good traction. Absolutely no sandals or open toed shoes.


WEST SIDE CARPOOL Pico Blvd & Robertson: 8:30 A.M. Leaving 8:35 A.M.   
Meet at the municipal parking lot on the south side of Pico Blvd west of Robertson blvd between Robertson blvd and Livona ave next to B’ Nai David Congregation 8906 Pico Blvd L.A. 90035. Form your own carpool and please share the cost of transportation and parking, if any, with the driver.  http://g.co/maps/hgyxr

West on Pico blvd ½ mile to Beverly drive.  Right (north) on Beverly Drive for 2.1 miles.  Past Sunset blvd continue on Beverly Drive. Which turns into Coldwater Canyon Drive. Continue 3 miles to the intersection with Mulholland Drive. Go to the left, staying on Coldwater Canyon Dr. and proceed 0.4 miles to the posted Coldwater Canyon/TreePeople Park on the right. Turn right into the parking area. 

Destination Link & Google Driving Directions to: 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210   http://goo.gl/maps/N1c2G

VALLEY CARPOOL (Sherman Oaks):  8:30 A.M. Leaving 8:35 A.M.
Meet in Sherman Oaks at the corner of Riverside Dr and Hazeltine Ave (between Woodman and Van Nuys Blvd). Meet on Riverside Drive on the south side at the entrance to the Sunkist parking lot, across from Trader Joes. Form your own carpool and please share the cost of transportation and parking, if any with the driver. 
Valley Carpool Map Link: http://g.co/maps/stgg8

From the valley proceed south on Coldwater Canyon Drive for 2.5 miles to the intersection with Mulholland Drive. The posted Coldwater Canyon / TreePeople Park entrance is on the left (east) side of the intersection.

Destination Link & Google Driving Directions to: 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210   http://goo.gl/maps/yV3yC  

Trailhead Time 9:00 A.M.    David’s Cell   818-905-0596
                                  Please use discretion before calling.

Please allow plenty of time flexibility when participating in our hikes / activities!

If you are unsure of your fitness level please join us on one of our easier hikes before doing any advanced hikes. We would recommend that you can walk at least 6 miles before coming on any of our hikes.
It is not appropriate to RSVP for an event and not show up. Members can be terminated for repeated offenses.

Please read the description of the event carefully before attending.

I am a volunteer (i.e. not liable for the group). Safety is a priority for everyone in the group. Think of this as hiking with a group of friends.

DISCLAIMER:  Outdoor sports and other events we plan are inherently dangerous and requires significant physical exertion.  Participants must be good health free from heart and respitory problems and be in good physical shape.  Accidents may happen and you understand that on these outings, there may not be search and rescue, medical facilities or expertise necessary to deal with medical or other emergencies to which you and your dependent may be exposed.. By participating in any posted event, you’re taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. The Jewish Outdoor Adventures and its organizers are not trained leaders and we do not confirm the qualifications of any of its members to lead or participate in trips. Your personal safety depends on your own judgment and experience.
The Outings may include carpooling, transportation, or transit to and from the Outings, and you are personally responsible for all risks associated with this travel.

RESPONSIBILITY: I am not responsible for you. You are responsible for you and your minors. You should be self-sufficient and be able to find your way to safety in the event you find yourself on your own. I will not lead you back to the trailhead if you decide to turn back.
ASSUMPTION OF RISKS: You, for Yourself and for the minor participant, if any, ACKNOWLEDGE AND ASSUME the risks of the activity in which your or your child will be participating, whether or not those risks are described above and whether they are inherent or otherwise.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: All participants take full responsibility for their own actions. If you choose to participate in any The JOA events, you are releasing the Jewish Outdoor Adventures and it’s organizers from all liability in case of possible injuries, death including loss of or damage to property.

Should you disagree with any of the above “Conditions to Participate” please remove yourself from the group.


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