Monday, February 7, 2011

Baldwin Hills stairs

In an industrial area, not too far south of where I live, there's a small park in the Baldwin Hills that has a large, 300+ stair staircase.

I should have gotten a photo of me on the stairs for perspective- these are giant stairs, they are difficult for short people like me to climb.  A lot of them probably have a rise almost as high as my knee.  That's why you see a trail carved out right beside them... for some folks, the stairs don't help too much in climbing the hill.

Still, I made it up in big giant steps.  Here's what it looked like from the top.  There's also a switchback road and switchback hiking trail that you can see in the photo below:

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