Past Meetup

The Hippest Urban Walk & Stair Climb to Chandelier Tree in Silver Lake!

Hosted by US Hiking

Public group

This Meetup is past

28 people went

Details

Leader: Steve

Description:

We will complete Cove-Loma Vista Loop in Silver Lake as described in Charles Fleming's Secret Stairs Walk #26, regroup and then head toward the iconic Chandelier Tree for fun and photos.

After the hike we will have dinner at:

Gingergrass Vietnamese

2396 Glendale Blvd.( SEC of Brier & Glendale)in Silver Lake, CA.
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Difficulty: 4/10 intermediate Urban Hike-- we will climb 664 steps

Duration: 2.5 hrs

Distance: 4.0 miles

Departure time: 5:30 p.m.

What to wear : Comfortable walking or running shoes

What to bring: Bring min 1.5 L water, hat, sun screen and camera.

Where to find free parking:

1) On India Street close to Silver Lake Blvd (you may find parking on Silver Lake Blvd as it gets close to India Street) .

2) On Bier Ave North of Silver Lake Blvd.

3) On Armstrong Ave which ends on Silver Lave Blvd (This is two blocks away from meeting point).

Here is link for the Chandelier Tree published in the LA Times:

Chandelier Tree is a twinkling star in Silver Lake - LA Time (http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCgQFjAB&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.latimes.com%2Fhome%2Fla-hm-chandelier-tree-20140712-story.html&ei=rEtEVIrmAsr4igKq0oCQBQ&usg=AFQjCNF7Ub8TOeW__8jQGKBAA0ghzsnATw)

https://youtu.be/2vjPBrBU-TM

https://youtu.be/_hF4WTd3aAE

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Warning and Disclaimer:

If you have prior medical condition or a family history of illnesses pertaining to heart, lungs, brain, etc. that can be aggravated by heat and physical exertion, this is not the hike for you.

If you have never done a hike of this distance or difficulty before, this hike will be very difficult for you. It may well be your death march. The mountain is not going anywhere. We will schedule this event again in the future. Do it when your mind and body are ready.

Hiking is a recreation, not a suicide mission.

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