Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘hikes’


Echo Mountain Festival of Lights

Echo Mountain Festival of Lights
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Hometown Pasadena received a Facebook message from Mike Simms a few weeks back. He was hoping we would help spread the word about the December 20th inaugural—and first annual—Echo Mountain Festival of Lights. We are happy to do so… Mike Simms is the curator of the Echo Mountain ruins above Altadena. “For over a year, […]

Eaton Canyon – Nature Calls

Eaton Canyon – Nature Calls

When we get walloped with our inevitable end-of-the-season heat wave, it’s time to consider taking the kids to cool off at Eaton Canyon Falls. A moderately paced, 3.5-mile hike on the fourth Sunday of each month (9 a.m. to noon) lets overworked parents unwind while youngsters boulder-hop and splash through myriad imagination-inspiring streams. Another option […]

Bailey Canyon Trail to Cabin Ruins, Sierra Madre

Bailey Canyon Trail to Cabin Ruins, Sierra Madre

Another in our continuing series on great hikes in the San Gabriels. 5-6 miles round trip; moderately strenuous Alternate: Canyon View Nature Trail Like the popular Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain, this trail will take you winding up switchback after switchback through the San Gabriel Mountains past many a scenic lookout and to the […]

First Water Trail, Sierra Madre

First Water Trail, Sierra Madre

2 to 9.5 miles round trip; easy to moderately strenuous Alternate: Chantry Flat & Sturtevant Falls One of the few Angeles trails left untouched by the 2009 Station Fires, this hike offers shade to the weary traveler during the hot summer months of July and August. For an easy hike, make your way down the […]

Mt. Wilson Toll Road to Henninger Flats, Altadena

Mt. Wilson Toll Road to Henninger Flats, Altadena

5.4 miles round-trip; moderate Alternate: Eaton Canyon Falls Trails Enter Eaton Canyon through the Pinecrest gate, walk down into the canyon and head up the clearly visible dirt road. Head up to Henninger Flats, site of the L.A. County Experimental Forestry Nursery. The nursery produces tree seedlings (Monterey pine, cedar, Sequoia, knobcone pine) to reforest […]

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