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Micheltorena Stairs

Los Angeles, California

3.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

0.19 miles

Elevation Gain

75 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Margaret L

I preferred the steps, before anything was painted on them. Whoever thought it would be a great idea to do that was wrong. No upkeep and these stairs have been heavily vandalized.

The steps are a series of stairways you will find throughout Silver Lake and neighboring areas. They facilitated people from the neighborhood in getting to the “red” streetcars, that used to run throughout the city. Red Cars traveled throughout Southern California, with hundreds of stops from Santa Monica to San Bernardino and was one of the largest mass transit systems in the world. Cool relics of a mostly-forgotten past.

About a 20min loop. Doing it a couple times up and back is a great workout. Walk in the neighborhood as, it's really nice.

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Looks like the Stairs have been repainted! The graffiti has been removed from the steps themselves, but a lot of the ones along the fences still remain. Please note that it is an urban environment and be respectful of the people whose homes border along the stairway.

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