Malibu-Zuma Trancas Canyon/Big Zuma Loop

Trail Stats: 10.7 miles, 2600 elevation gain Bikes are allowed on fireroads only in Zuma / Trancas Canyon. This loop is very scenic and very strenuous. The footing is hard packed with rocks and rutts in places. The grade is moderate with a long steep climb. Bring water with you. There isn’t water available for humans, there is an automatic horse water after the first climb, and a seasonal creek at the bottom of Zuma Edison Fire Rd just before the big climb up the hill.   Buy the Trail...

Backbone Trail – Sandstone Peak Trail

Trail Stats: 1.5 miles, 1000 ft elevation This is a steep rocky trail to the highest point in the Santa Monica Mountains with amazing 360 views. There is rock scrambling near the top of the climb.   Buy the Trail Book