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Calabasas Peak Motorway Trail

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Summit Calabasas Peak in the Santa Monica Mountains.


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1.8

Miles

2.9

KM

Point to Point

2,151' 655 m

High

1,273' 388 m

Low

901' 275 m

Up

24' 7 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (5°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

This trail starts out at a parking area along Stunt Rd. Head up the dirt fire road that veers off of Stunt Rd., known as the Calabasas Peak Motorway Trail.

Along the fire road there is an abundance of geological formations that have been eroded into unusual shapes worth looking out for, as well as a diverse variety of shrubs and trees. Roughly 3/4 of a mile from the trailhead at Stunt Rd. you'll come across Red Rock Saddle, which has power lines crossing the road. At this point there is a junction with Red Rock Road. Continue to the left along the Calabasas Peak Motorway Trail.

Continue up the winding trail for nearly 1 mile until you eventually reach a more narrow path that branches off to the left of the main fire road. Follow this narrow path for a little over 1/10 of a mile and you'll reach the Calabasas Peak
Summit, sitting at 2,163 ft.

Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.

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John McKinney

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Reeds on the Calabasas Peak Motorway Trail
Dec 8, 2017 near Topanga, CA

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