MOUNT LOWE RAILWAY IN THE SAN GABRIELS

O:20s30s40s MOUNT LOWE RAILWAY.   Let's venture out of OC into the varied San Gabriel Mountains for a perfect winter hike up to a historic railway with panoramic, closeup views of the Southland.  Strenuous 2,800 ft gain, 11.2 mi R/T hike via the famous Sam Merril Trail.  Not for beginners. Bring 3 qts water, lunch, snacks, sunscreen, boots, hat, ten essentials, and $$ for optional dinner afterwards.  Meet 7:30am at the North OC Carpool point, or 8:45 am at the North end of Lake Street in Altadena.  Leader:  Charles G. Geller ([masked]).  Coleader: James Huang ([masked])

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  • Sam

    Thank you Charles and everyone else for this fun hike.

    January 13, 2013

  • Steve P.

    One of the greatest and longest hike for me!

    January 12, 2013

  • John V

    Had a great time.

    -Steve

    January 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great hike with awesome people! And a very memorable post hike dinner. :)

    1 · January 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    On my way to the carpool.

    January 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I live in Costa Mesa. Does anyone want to carpool to get to the carpool point?

    January 10, 2013

    • Steve P.

      Lisa - You are on my way to the North Tustin carpool point. Email me your location for tomorrow morning pick-up!

      January 11, 2013

  • Sam

    I'll be at oc park n ride. I can drive but I need to be back in oc by 5. Shouldn't be an problem, just sayn

    January 10, 2013

  • John V

    For those of us driving separately, where should we meet the group?

    January 3, 2013

  • John V

    Are there any on-street parking restrictions along Lake Avenue?

    January 1, 2013

    • John V

      Thanks Elisa.

      January 1, 2013

  • Stace

    I'm interested in this hike but I don't live in OC

    December 14, 2012

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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