Sea Level to 14,003’ in 31 Hours

10:25 a.m.: I still have hope. I post on Instagram, “I’m so close to the summit, I can taste it.” Four minutes later, I decide to start counting switchbacks to keep my mind off of what this experience feels like in my body.


5 Tips before hiking Runyon Canyon

The Hollywood sign, Griffith Observatory, downtown Los Angeles and the beach. How to best see it all (and comfortably) from a Runyon Canyon hike.