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Chilao Picnic Area, Angeles National Forest ... by Alice B. Clagett

Dear Ones,

Photos of Chilao Picnic Area, Angeles National Forest, recovering from a fire. The striking music is “Prelude No. 18” by Chris Zabriskie, CC BY 4.0. 50 more words


New Page Additions January through March 2018

Below is a list of links to new and updated pages between January and the end of March 2018.

Clicking on links below will open the page in a new tab so that it will be easier to follow links on those pages and still get back to this one. 428 more words


A Steeper Path to San Gabriel Peak (W6 CT-019) 5 April 2018

Last time I hiked the Mt. Disappointment Road to San Gabriel Peak, I noticed a path starting up a steep gully about 100 feet below the closed gate near the start. 230 more words

San Gabriel Mountains

Granite Benchmark (W6 CT-132) 4593 ft, 30 March 2018

Granite Benchmark is one of the medium-size peaks near Bouquet Reservoir. It does not get activated very much, being rather far north of Los Angeles; for me a drive of about 100 miles. 551 more words

Angeles National Forest

At Our Leisure: A Tent Cabin in the San Gabriel Mountains, March 1910

by Paul R. Spitzzeri

From about the late 1880s, when a massive growth boom engulfed greater Los Angeles, and for decades afterward, our local mountains, including the San Gabriel range, were heavily used for hiking, hunting, fishing and camping during what is often called “The Great Hiking Era,” when outdoor activity flourished in America broadly. 653 more words

Historic Site

Six Pack of Peaks : Mount Wilson

I did it !! I survived Mount Wilson! The original first mountain on the list for the Six Pack of Peaks Challenge.

Elevation 5, 713… 1,129 more words