ATTENTION: this hike is the day of the LA Marathon, and the day we move our clocks one hour ahead. Pace: moderate speed. Hike Leader: Eddie Lo ... Difficulty: 6/10 Intermediate Hike, Time: departure at 8:30 am, hiking time around 4 hours(8:30am-12:30pm) and Distance: 7 miles or less.
Please, check the updated link bellow for the streets that will be closed from 6:00 am to 12:0 0 noon: http://www.lamarathon.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/LAM.2014_CommunityFlyer.r61.pdf .
To check for Los Angeles traffic condition, please check this link: http://www.sigalert.com/Map.asp?region=Greater+Los+Angeles#lat=[masked]&lon=[masked]&z=2
Please, check the link below for details about moving one hour ahead on March 9: http://www.timeanddate.com/time/change/usa/los-angeles
Where to start ?.... Everyone please meet at the Trail head next to the Observatory parking lot. Lunch will be at the Los Feliz Cafe'... http://www.losfelizcafe.com/
Bring water, aspirin, band aids, knee brace, tape, camera and $5 dollars ... MUST wear Hiking shoes or Trail Runners. There maybe steep inclines and declines.Landmarks such as, the Observatory, the Mount Lee, Hollywood sign, Mt. Hollywood and more will be seen along the way. If you're running late ... please feel free to try to catch up to group at the Mt. Hollywood area.
Good Luck .... "All are welcome to the L A Hiking Group " ... Rules of Conduct: DON'T ask Hiker Leader to change destination IN PUBLIC, do it it privately !!
(1.) Absolutely ... " no one left Behind." (2.) DON'T EXPECT ME TO GIVE YOU A MAP OF THE ROUTE (3) The pace and amount of stops are at the discretion of the Hike Leaders.(4) If someone is faster behind you, you must offer to yield. (5) Downhill hikers must yield to uphill hikers in a single file line on the trail. (6) Do not knock down older hikers. (7) When the organizer ask you to turn around, you must turn around.
Please be aware that Assistant Organizers, Event Hosts, and support hikers are volunteers and organize hikes without compensation and assume absolutely no responsibility for you or your guests. By signing up for a hike, or any other event organized by this group, you are acknowledging that you are aware and made your guests aware of the risks, dangers, and hazards associated with any outdoor activity, and you accept, and fully assume all such risks, dangers, and hazards, and further agree to release, and discharge the Organizer, Assistant Organizers, and Event Hosts of Los Angeles Hiking Meetup Group from, and against any, and all liability arising from your and your guest's participation in the group activities. Please see the Meetup terms of service agreementhttp://www.meetup.com/terms/