0:20 - Junction on the Backbone Trail (left turn)

Saddle Peak (East Approach)

Saddle Peak (East Approach) Location: Santa Monica Mountains between Topanga and Malibu. From Santa Monica, take Pacific Coast Highway 9.5 miles to Las Flores Canyon.  Go right and take Las […]

Crossing the creek in Dark Canyon on the Backbone Trail

Backbone Trail: Piuma Road to Stunt Road

Backbone Trail: Piuma Road to Stunt Road Location: Piuma Road, near Malibu Creek State Park.  From Pacific Coast Highway, take Malibu Canyon Road north for 4.6 miles.  Turn right on […]

Santa Monica Bay from Saddle Peak

Saddle Peak

As seen in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. guidebook! Saddle Peak Location: Santa Monica Mountains near Malibu.  From Mulholland Highway, take Stunt Road south for 2.9 miles (the miles are marked). […]