Past Meetup

L.A. Hiking Group 10,000 Strong Party

This Meetup is past

240 people went

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Organizer: Lee Zebold

Assistant organizer: Jose, Trump, Stein, Paul, Mike Cheng, New2LA Bob, Wayne Brosman

Potluck coordinator: Erica

Ray K. Metzker photo exhibit lead: Scott Hathaway

European painting exhibit lead: Mike Cheng

Central Garden tour lead: Anne


Location: the Getty Center

Meeting Place: We will meet at the Lower Tram Station Garden ( In stead of taking the tram, we will take the 15 minutes hike up to the museum. If you arrive late, take the tram and meet us at the Garden Terrace Cafe ( outdoor sitting area.

Difficulty: Easy, Level 1/10

Distance: 0.5 miles

Elevation Gain: 100'

Time: 6 hours

Parking: Public parking ($ 15)

Guest: +4

Dog: No dog

Direction: The Getty Center is located north of the intersection of the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405) and the Santa Monica Freeway (Interstate 10). Take the Getty Center Drive exit from the 405, north of I-10, and follow the signs to the main gate on Sepulveda Boulevard.

What to bring: Charm, personality, coolness ...etc.

Dinner: Potluck (Spreadsheet link ( in the Garden Terrace Cafe ( outdoor sitting area

Concert: Museum center courtyard


Museum Activities Schedule

3:00-3:15 Arrival

3:15-3:30 Hiking toward Museum

3:40 Arrived at Garden Terrace Cafe

3:40-4:20 Museum Tour 1st Session

4:20-4:30 Water break at Garden Terrace Cafe outdoor sitting area

4:30-5:15 Museum Tour 2nd Session

5:15-6:30 Potluck at Garden Terrace Cafe outdoor sitting area

6:30-9:00 Cold Cave concert

9:00 Party ends

During the 2 guided tour sessions, you have multiple choices as to what to see, including self-guided tour. If you plan to arrive late, the schedule will show you where to find us.


One this day, we shall rest our tired boots and dirty daypack. Throw on something chic. And let the food replenish our body and the festivity fill our soul.

We will rub shoulders with Van Gogh ([masked].10314.,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=2e57c05ca[masked]&biw=1920&bih=888), view photographs of Ray K. Metzker (, stroll through the central garden (, enjoy potluck in the courtyard and then dance to the music of Cold Cave (,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=83c3ec12b607f856&biw=1920&bih=888). (These darkened references are links to additional information.)

The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs.

The Museum provides it's visitors with access to the most innovative research in the visual arts while they enjoy a unique experience in viewing works of art at our Getty Center site.

The performance of Cold Cave is the anchor of the Saturday off 405 concert series sponsored by the Getty Center.