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The Great Outdoors: Mt. Wilson

“This trail has been created for you – the city dweller – so that you might exchange, for a short time, the hectic scene of your urban life for the rugged beauty and freedom of adventure into the solitary wonderland of nature.”
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Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flats Trip Report

By Heather

It’s been a long, rainy winter. That has put a fork in California’s drought, and it put a fork in a lot of my hiking plans over the last few months. 497 more words

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Hiking Bastard Ridge To Jones Peak, Hastings Peak, And Mt. Wilson

Bastard Ridge is a hike that truly lives up to it’s name. Starting out in Sierra Madre, this hike starts on the Old Mt. Wilson Trail. 1,351 more words

Mt. Wilson, CA (5710'/4200' elev gain/14 mi)

What an absolutely wonderful hike from beginning to end!  The only negative part was having to wake up at 4:30 to be able to park at Chantry Flats before all lots filled.   750 more words

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From Rivers to Icey Tops: Mt. Wilson

​​The Chantry Flats trail to the summit of Mt. Wilson is considered a strenuous, 14 mile loop, that climbs a little over 4,000 vertical feet. It was a long day, Christopher’s longest hike to date and he still had a smile on his face. 1,023 more words

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At Our Leisure: Winter Scene at the Mt. Wilson Hotel, ca. 1910s

by Paul R. Spitzzeri

This winter, we’ve experienced a phenomenon not seen around here for several years: a goodly amount of rainfall in greater Los Angeles, with some 6 inches of precipitation in the basin to date. 543 more words

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A Mountain Mini-Break

There’s nothing like skipping off work a little early on a Friday afternoon, chucking some supplies in the car, and heading off on a weekend adventure. 78 more words

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