Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mt. Washington-stairwalk #5

This is Mt. Washington, stair walk #5 in the book, “Secret Stairs,” by Charles Fleming. It’s a two-hour stair walk, the longest in the book, and one of the most difficult– a 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 5.  … Continue reading

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Los Feliz-Griffith Park Loop #29

This is the Los Feliz-Griffith Park Loop, #29, from the book, “Secret Stairs”, by Charles Fleming.   This walk is located in an area near the Greek Theatre and has beautiful homes and the Berendo Street stairs,  a historical landmark. These … Continue reading

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Hermon-Highland park #6

This is Hermon and Highland, #6, from the book “Secret Stairs” by Charles Fleming.   Hermon is a small district near Pasadena. It was 80 degrees on this January day, a great day for a stair walk.  One thing about living … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades-Giant Steps #42

This is Pacific Palisades-Giant Steps, #42,  from the book “Secret Stairs” by Charles Fleming.  This walk is located near Topanga State Park and is the most mountainous of the walks. All the walks I’ve taken so far were located in … Continue reading

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Glassell Park South-Taylor Yard, stairwalk #4

This is Glassell Park South-Taylor Yard, #4, from the book “Secret Stairs” by Charles Fleming. Charles Fleming led the walk and there were  about  100 people.  The stair walks are getting to be very popular. The walkers met at Rio … Continue reading

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Universal City –Happy Trails # 38

This is Universal City –Happy Trails, # 38, from the book “Secret Stairs” by Charles Fleming. This area has a mountainous look and feel to it.  There are a lot of trees, bushes, foliage, etc…very beautiful. I recognized Kathy Griffin’s … Continue reading

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Echo Park Lake Victorians #12

This is Echo Lake Victorians, #12, from the book “Secret Stairs” by Charles Fleming.  The first set of stairs had a mural painted on the wall.  At the top there is a beautiful patch of land that is nicely landscaped. … Continue reading

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