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Fern Dell hike to Observatory, Mt. Hollywood and Greek Theater

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Do not Park on Fern Dell Drive.

Time – Meet at 6:30 p.m. , leave at 6:35 p.m.
Distance – 6.5 miles
Elevation gain – approx 1800 ft.
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED … No beginners. Please be prepared for a fast paced hike with minimal stops. Please no recent injuries!

This is a fast paced BRISK hike intended to give us a decent workout as well as enjoyment of the scenery.
This hike will start at Fern Dell Drive just east of where Western Ave intersects Los Feliz Blvd. We will meet at “The Bear”
We will be doing a brisk hike mostly on single track trails but also on some fire roads. We will hike up to the Observatory where we briefly stop then cross the parking lot and proceed up to Mt Hollywood on some more single track trails for beautiful views of the city. We’ll stay there for about 10 minutes.
We will then move QUICKLY back down to the Greek Theater for one last ascent to the Observatory. Then we’ll return to Fern Dell.

Suggested to bring
– Headlamp – bring all the bright white you like for this hike I’m perfectly fine with it if you need it!
– Good shoes, trail runners may be best for this one.
– Plenty of water.
– Maybe a camera.

The best parking is on the residential side streets south of Los Feliz Blvd.
N. Oxford Ave., N. Serrano Ave, or N. Hobart Blvd.
Do not Park on Fern Dell Drive.

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July 8
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Corner of Los Feliz and Fern Dell Drive
Los Feliz Blvd and Fern Dell Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068 US
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Los Angeles Hiking Group

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