Leader: Edwin Lo
Destination: Music Box stairs-- an iconic landmark in Silver Lake. Plus, We will do an intriguing combination of steep steps. This is a Silver Lake circuit with great views, interesting houses, and some of the longest, steepest staircases in the city.
Difficulty: 6/10 intermediate Urban Hike-- we will climb 1075 stairs. Not a beginner hike.
Duration: 4.5 hrs
Departure Time: 9:00 am.
Distance: 5.0 miles
What to wear : Comfortable walking shoes
What to bring: Bring water, aspirin, band aids, knee brace, tape, camera.
Restaurant : To be determined later.
Restaurant's phone number : To be determined later.
Restaurant's address : To be determined later.
This is the link to the movie The Music Box:
YOU MUST WATCH THIS....GIVES YOU AN APPRECIATION OF WHAT WE WILL SEE TODAY.
This is a continuation of the exquisite adventure through the architectural gems and iconic landmarks of Silver Lake. "The Music Box",it is an Academy Award winning short about Laurel & Hardy's attempt to move a piano up this steep flight of stairs. The film made its debut in 1932.
(1.) You must follow your leader. You must know notify the leader if you wish to leave the group. (.2) Absolutely ... " no one left Behind." (3.) The pace and amount of stops are at the discretion of the Hike Leaders. (4.) You must walk single file on the side walk and stairs. (5) If you do not wish to follow the above instructions this hike may not be for you.
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