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A 67-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened Through LA's Urban Mountains A 67-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened Through LA's Urban Mountains

Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It’s one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that’s bifurcated by mountains. Not just a few big hills—an actual mountain range named the Santa Monica Mountains runs east to west across much of the city—and this week, a 67-mile trail connecting the peaks of…

Happy Trails: How a Record-Holding Long-Distance Hiker Plans Her Trips Happy Trails: How a Record-Holding Long-Distance Hiker Plans Her Trips

The warming weather and lengthening days are luring hikers to long trails—some to very long trails. This week, the first of the few hundred hikers who attempt to complete the Pacific Crest Trail each summer begin heading to the Mexican border to start their 2,663-mile journey to Canada.

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