Join us for a fun and thrilling evening as we hike through the haunted forest of Altadena and up to the old hotel remnants that is now Echo Mountain. This hike offers gorgeous city views and a haunting, yet interesting history. No experience needed, headlamps will be provided. 5.0 miles round trip, 2.5 is uphill (switchbacks). We will hike up starting at 3:45 p.m, depending on the pace we should arrive at the top by 5 p.m at the latest. We will spend about 45 minutes at the top, admiring the sunset, taking pictures and learning about the history of the remnants (also playing with the Echo Phone). We will hike down around 5:45 p.m and should reach the bottom around 6:30/6:45 p.m. There is free parking on Lake Ave and Altadena Dr. Lake is free til 8 p.m and Altadena Dr. is free til 10 p.m.
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Distance: Roundtrip 5 miles (2.5 are uphill switchbacks)
Equipment Provided: Headlamps
Bring 2 liters of water, snacks and if needed walking sticks\hiking poles
Closed toe shoes are a must
Bring a sweater for the top, it gets chilly.