Hikes & Outings

Welcome to the San Fernando Valley Group's Calendar of Events and Hikes. We hope that you find this page informative. Any questions re: the Valley group please call Joe Phillips 818-348-8884 or email recreationbyjoe@yahoo.com.

This page covers events/hikes taking place in the San Fernando Valley and those sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Group. The San Fernando Valley Group is looking for hike leaders.  If you are a Sierra Club leader and wish to lead hikes in the San Fernando Valley area, contact San Fernando Valley Group Outings leader Joe Phillips at 818-348-8884 or email recreationbyjoe@yahoo.com.

For all hikes, bring 2 quarts of water, lunch, lugsoles, hat, & sunscreen. Rain cancels. Possible $3-$5 parking fees in some places.


For weekend hikes contact Joe Phillips at recreationbyjoe@yahoo.com or at (818) 348-8884.  Every Friday at 6:45PM Joe leads a hike in Pacific Palisades:

Pacific Palisades Hike

Topanga State Park to Parker Mesa Overlook
Every Friday, 6:45PM
Sponsor: West Los Angeles Group

O: Moderate level hike with some strenuous spots. Spectacular view of Santa Monica Bay and the LA Basin. Moderately strenuous conditioning hike for fit hikers. Two hour, five-mile round trip, 1100' total gain on fire road. Meet and sign in at 6:45PM every Friday, Los Liones Drive at Sunset Boulevard (0.3 miles from PCH). Carpool 1.5 miles to trailhead. Lug soles. Bring flashlight. Optional dinner at restaurant afterwards. Leaders: David Haake (310) 237-3447; Joe Phillips (818) 348-8884.

Anyone from the San Fernando Valley who wants to carpool should contact Joe Phillips at 818-348-8884 or email recreationbyjoe@yahoo.com.

Sepulveda Basin Hike

Because of the plant destruction brought on by the Army Corps of Engineers, we are tentatively planning to conduct a public information hike around the damaged area each Sunday. If you are interested in the hike, or if you are an interested hike leader, please contact Joe Phillips at 818-348-8884 or email recreationbyjoe@yahoo.com.