HWD Donors’ V.I.P. Club members will enjoy our more intimate and adventurous (but not more dangerous) hikes along exclusive trails, and other perks. Don’t forget to check it out.

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(Strenuous) Griffith Park Hike…

For those that want a hard hike on a Monday night... We will leave promptly at the start time. The start time is not 'when we meet', it is 'when […]

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Many of you requested that we should start a half hour earlier because of the weather. In our group the majority rules! : D We will meet @ 8:30 AM […]

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"Gabe's" - WEEKLY TUESDAY HIKES | SUMMER SCHEDULE START TIME: 8:00amLASTING: 2-3 hours DISTANCE:The hike will be no more than 5 miles at an easy to moderate pace, and will […]

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TNT & Power Hike

Couple Reminders:1) please wear a mask while we meet-up at the 'TNT island'2) meet-up at 6:15p & on the trail at 6:30p Join the TNT group to get your trail […]

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TNT & Power Hike

The TNT running club hosts trail workouts and the pace is always faster than most other groups at Griffith Park; whether it be running, jogging, or power hiking. Although the […]

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Bargains for Hikers

Great. And you are very patient with the slower hikers

“ We had over 40 hikers. When you get that many, and that varied hiking levels in can be like herding cats, but somehow Dean managed to keep everyone together. Good workout, fun people and knowledgeable, capable leader. ”

“ Perfect. He goes at a reasonable pace and was very careful to keep track of the entire group. ”

“Dean is a wonderful leader. He really paid attention to the needs of the group. He facilitated the group, but didn’t control the group. I will attend again.”

“If Dean [one of the original SoCal Meetup-ers mind you] would ever write a book on hiking SoCal [as he rightfully should] it would be a must-buy. Dean is both knowledgeable and adventurous. Conscientious and kind. I would have no problem hiking with Dean anywhere.”

“The group leader Dean is very conscious of all of us hikers as a group. We all get to trek at our own pace comfortably and still stay together. He’s got an agenda planned with an extra twist on where we are going to hike.”