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The One Hike In Southern California That’s Sure To Leave You Feeling Accomplished

Are you in the mood for a challenge? The Mishe Mokwa trail to Sandstone Peak is exactly what you need. This 6.1 mile hike in the Santa Monica mountains will definitely be a challenge – you’ll climb 1,686 feet in about three and a half hours. Along the way, you’ll enjoy some incredible views of the valley below, and see some cool features, too. Once you reach the top, you’ll definitely feel a real sense of accomplishment. You can do it – let’s go!

As always, make sure you come prepared for this hike. Bring plenty of water – much of this hike leaves you exposed in full sunlight, and it can get very hot.

Now that you’ve tackled Sandstone Peak, would you like something a bit easier? Check out these 10 incredible short hikes!

Catherine Rees
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Utah. She's a writer, researcher and observer of the human condition.