Aaron Rickel

Climber. Writer. Filmmaker. Traveler. Musician. Currently has base camp set up in Los Angeles, CA.

Hiking to Eaton Canyon Falls

Altadena, California

The hidden forty-foot tall Eaton Canyon Falls fills an amphitheater at the top of Eaton Canyon Trail, tumbling into a wide pool that you can rest alongside or wade in.

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Hike the Temescal Canyon Loop

Los Angeles, California

There are a couple of different ways that you can hike in Temescal Canyon. Options for Hiking Temescal Canyon: The basic loop – 2.

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Hike Hollyridge Trail to the Hollywood Sign

Los Angeles, California

There are three ways to get to the Hollywood Sign. This route has the best views of the city and the sign on your way up.

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Explore the Lake Hollywood Trail

Los Angeles, California

The Lake Hollywood Trail features beautiful wildflowers in the spring and is wheelchair accessible. A majority of the trail is paved, but approximately .6 miles is on dirt.

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Hike in Kenneth Hahn Recreation Area

Los Angeles, California

The Kenneth Hahn Recreation Area is just outside of downtown LA, a perfect location for hiking, trail running, and biking.

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Hike to the Wisdom Tree

Los Angeles, California

In Griffith Park, park along Lake Hollywood Drive and walk the paved quarter mile up Wonder View Drive to the start of Wonder View Trail.

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Backpack Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley

Tuolumne County, California

Yosemite is an iconic park, and if you are looking for isolation with spectacular views of the backcountry this trip is for you.

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Rock Climbing in Malibu Creek

Agoura Hills, California

A great day trip! Referred to by many as the "Yosemite of Southern California," Malibu Creek offers a huge selection of bolted sport routes on generously pocketed volcanic rock.

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Hike and Rock Climb at Saddle Peak

Calabasas, California

This is one of my favorite hikes in the Los Angeles area. Super easy, yet beautiful and a perfect place to get away from the city. Parking for the trailhead is where the three roads intersect.

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