Remember those 'choose your own adventure' books? That's what life in Los Angeles is like when it comes to outdoor activities. The possibilities are virtually endless and with nearly 300 sunny days a year, there's ample opportunity to get out and explore. What follows is a list of some of our collective personal favorites when it comes to hikes and rides around Los Angeles. Whether you're local or planning an LA getaway, we thought you might enjoy seeing what we like to enjoy when it's time to go play.The Staircases of Los Angeles Highlights from the Painted Stairways Tour. Staircases are hiding in plain (and not so plain) sight all over Los Angeles, many of which were built as neighborhood shortcuts around the...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:30 AM: Our surprisingly peaceful sleep at the Lone Pine Best Western comes to an end as our alarms nudge us awake. It's not even last call at the local bars, but it's time wake up and take a walk up Mt. Whitney. Joining Matt and me on this trek is our friend Leilani, who came out from Philadelphia for the fun. While she didn't have big mountains to train on like Matt and me, she's an avid runner and got her conditioning in by adding a lot of uphill sprints to her regimen. Plus, she's one of the most accomplished people we know; if she can manage a full-time career and two little boys while getting in the...