Category: 5 – 7 Miles

Popular Echo Mountain via Sam Merrill Trail

Do you like switchbacks? This one is for you! Winter Hike #5:  Altadena, CA It was such a clear day! I’ve hiked this many times before but never seen downtown LA from here until then. I was hiking with friends and their dog. I was happy for them that they can experience Echo Mountain on such a

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Griffith Park – Mt Hollywood

This one is a must when you visit Los Angeles! You get great views of the downtown LA and the Hollywood sign from multiple locations during the hike. You will hike by Griffith Observatory so you can take a break and visit Griffith Observatory if you have time. I especially like this one because it ends with

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Lake Poway to Potato Chip Rock

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, I tackled the next trail on my winter hike wishlist. Location: Poway, CA I packed plenty of water for both of us as I knew there would be no shade on this hike. When I arrived at Lake Poway park just little before 7:30 a.m., there were plenty of parking spaces

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