Past Meetup

Easy Hike and Fireworks Viewing from a Peak in Glendale..not Echo Mountain!

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84 people went

intersection of Camino San Rafael and Flintridge Drive

N 34.18330 W 118.21015 · Glendale, CA

How to find us

take 2 freeway to Mountain St. exit, go east and uphill on Camino San Rafael for several miles to Flintridge Drive. Park there.

Location image of event venue

Details

TWO PARTER: BOTH START FROM INTERSECTION OF CAMINO SAN RAFAEL AND FLINTRIDGE DRIVE

HIKE FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 PM

THEN....SHORT EASY HIKE TO PEAK TO WATCH FIREWORK DISPLAYS: 8:15 TO 9:30pm

See fireworks in at least 3 directions

From here, we have an unobstructed view of fireworks shows at the Rose Bowl, La Crescenta elementary, Sunland-Tujunga, and CBS Studio Center in Studio City

So the plan is to meet at 6:00, and walk for about 2 hours. We'll pass Cerro Negro Peak and continue north towards Descanso Gardens, with about 200 feet of elevation gain each way. Then we return to our cars by 8:15, get our chairs and snacks out of our cars and walk a half mile up the mini-peak, plunk down on top of the peak and watch the fireworks.

BRING CHAIRS, SNACKS, DRINKS, MAYBE MOSQUITO REPELLENT, BLANKET, WARM CLOTHES, ETC FOR THE SHORT HIKE TO THE FIREWORKS-WATCHING PEAK

GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD:

http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Culver+City,+CA&daddr=N+34.18330+W+118.21015&hl=en&sll=37.269174,-119.306607&sspn=11.183968,19.753418&geocode=FQIfBwIdzmnx-Cmdc3fbHrrCgDH-WetL0emFMQ%3BFYSYCQIdmkH0-A&mra=ls&t=m&z=12

TO PRINT THIS OUT:

http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/c/1/4/highres_252623572.jpeg

FOR A ZOOMABLE TOPO MAP OF THE FIREWORKS VIEWING LOCATIONS THAT SURROUND THIS PEAK (in case you wanna check out the elevations--G and D are the two peaks that are good for viewing): http://tinyurl.com/glendalefireworks

Click on "TOPO" to see a zoomable topo map

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