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TGIF Full Moon Friday Night Hike

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Friday Night Hike and Potluck Party AND Full MOON
at Mt Hollywood / Griffith Park

The total lunar eclipse (http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/total-lunar-eclipse.html) (*) will occur on April 4, 2015. Most of North America, South America, Asia and parts of Australia will be able to see the eclipse.

The eclipse will last for 3 hours and 29 mins from beginning to end. The Moon will be totally eclipsed (totality) for about 5 minutes.

See what the eclipse will look like....

http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/lunar/2015-april-4

Time: 6:30 PM

Distance: 5 miles round trip

Elevation Gain: 1200 feet

Level of Hike: Intermediate 5/10

Duration: 3 hours

Hiking Route: Ankle Breaker to 113 to Cardiac to Mt. Hollywood

Flashlights: you probably don't need on at all....but just in case you bring one, make sure it has a colored lens....red, green or blue. Bright white light ruins your night vision and everyone else's around you.

Closest GPS Address: Ranger Station, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027

From Ranger Station drive west uphill road toward parking lots & Merry Go Round...there are signs pointing the way. Drive Through Parking Lot #1 and continue to Parking Lot#2 - then down hill to Parking Lot 3.

See Yahoo Maps for entrance location:
http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=34.117... (http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=34.117&lon=[masked]&zoom=16&q1=los%20feliz%20and%20crystal%20springs%20rd%2C%20los%20angeles%2C%20ca)

Make a NOTE: We will hike up ankle breaker, past water tank 113, up Cardiac Hill to Mt. Hollywood.

We will share food and drink at the top.

NOTICE: bring food....NOT snacks. Think of this as a potluck picnic

This will be a 3 hour event. We should be back to the parking lot by 9:30 - 10. You can leave early if you like

Dogs OK on leash

Lee Zebold

Hike Leader/Coordinator