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Boney Mountain Overlook
Sunday November 11, 2012
TRAILHEAD TIME: 9:00 A.M.
Jewish Outdoor Adventures

Sunday November 11, 2012:  Boney Mountain Overlook

RATING: Intermediate Plus / Advanced TRAILHEAD TIME: 9:00 A.M.

DESCRIPTION:
Andrea Friedman and David Moezinia will co-lead this hike of about 7.5 miles round trip with 2100 feet elevation gain.  It includes some breathtaking up-close views of the shear rock faces of Boney Mountain.  At a stunning overlook of Boney Mountain, you will see a bench-like rock on the trail with an unforgettable view of the rock faces, as well as views of the Oxnard Plain and Thousand Oaks.  The last section of trail is very steep and it is not maintained.  Poles would be very useful for the way down, but not a must.

WHAT TO BRING:
Two liters of water, lunch, 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 1 Pico Blvd & Robertson: 7:55 A.M. Leaving 8:00 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

WESTSIDE CARPOOL 2 : Federal building 8:00 A.M. Leaving 8:05 A.M.
Wilshire blvd & Veteran ave.  Park off Veteran ave. in Federal Building parking lot behind the Federal Building.  Form your own carpools as there will be no JOA representative there and please share the cost of transportation and parking, if any, with the driver.
Google Map Link & Driving Directions:  http://goo.gl/maps/yGJEy


DIRECTIONS FROM THE WESTSIDE:
Fwy 10 W to fwy 405 N, 9.5 miles to Fwy 101 N, 26.5 miles to Lynn Rd (exit 45).  Left (south/west) onto Lynn Rd, 4 miles to Wendy Dr, left 0.5 mile to dead end at Potrero Rd.  Park on Wendy Drive or pull in parking on Potrero on the dirt.
Destination Map Link:  http://goo.gl/maps/ZeIIF

VALLEY CARPOOL 1 (Sherman Oaks):  8:05 A.M. Leaving 8:10 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


Valley carpool number 2 (Woodland Hills):  8:20 P.M. Leaving 8:25 P.M.
Starbucks at Topanga & Ventura Blvd north east corner. Form your own carpools and please share the cost of transportation and parking, if any, with the driver.
5422 Topanga Canyon Blvd, 91364
http://g.co/maps/krw8a


DIRECTIONS FROM THE VALLEY:
Fwy 101 N to Lynn Rd (exit 45).  Left (south/west) onto Lynn Rd, 4 miles to Wendy Dr, left 0.5 mile to dead end at Potrero Rd.  Park on Wendy Drive or pull in parking on Potrero on the dirt.
Destination Map Link:  http://goo.gl/maps/ZeIIF
Trailhead Time 9:00 A.M.    David’s Cell   818-905-0596
    Andrea’s Cell   805-760-6026
                                      jewishoutdoor@yahoo.com
                                  Please use discretion before calling.

CONDITIONS TO PARTICIPATE!!!! 
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.

 

 

Dates

 

Event Price

Free

 

Organization

Jewish Outdoor Adventures

 

Venue

Boney Mountain Overlook Trailhead
S Wendy Dr & Rotella St
Thousand Oaks, California 91320

 

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