Kick off the home stretch of the spring semester with a leg workout with a father/daughter-professor/trip lead duo! We're taking on Castro Crest via Bulldog road: a ~7.6 mile out-and-back hike in Malibu Creek State Park. We'll see rock pinnacles, wind caves, and dynamic views of the Pacific Ocean.
PEAK: Castro Crest
7.6 miles and 1250 ft. of elevation gain
SCENERY: ocean views from the crest, rock pinnacles, wind caves
FUN FACT: this trail features a stone art spiral that has been kept up by hikers for years!
USC Brad Hudson is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the USC Keck School of Medicine who has accumulated nearly 30 years of professional experience as a Child and Adolescent Psychologist at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Professor Hudson mentors doctoral psychology interns, fellows, and early career psychologists. If you're looking for conversation starters on the trail, his most recent scholarship has focused on the integration of psychology and pediatrics... but he is equally eager to discuss his current woodworking projects and/or Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles.
ADDRESS: Castro Peak Motorway, Malibu, CA 90265