Long ago, planners of California’s future prosperity envisioned a daring and untried highway project that was to link the Los Angeles Basin with the idyllic mountain resort community of Wrightwood, far to the East.
Standing in their way, were the mighty San Gabriel Mountains. Critics said it couldn’t be done!
After years of labor and millions of dollars, the glimmering thoroughfare was nearly complete.
On a single, moonless night, in the spring of 1938, a cataclysmic tempest washed it all away…. leaving only… the
B r i d g e T o N o w h e r e
Start Date: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 5:00 AM
End Date: Sunday, March 16th, 2014 4:30 PM
Meeting Point for Drop-off and Pickup: Carmenita Middle School
Sheep Mountain at East Fork Rd
Azusa, CA 91702
Forms Needed: Backpacking Permission Slip
Coordinator: Andy Black, Victoria Bian, and Jenny Song
Last Date to Signup: March 3rd,2014
Things to bring:
*Bring two pairs of footwear, one of which will be “wet” for stream crossings and the other “ dry” for travel and for the camp.
*You will need shorts for the hike, and long pants and longjohns for the rest of the time. Be prepared for cold weather on Saturday night, and lot’s of sunshine (sunscreen, chapstick).
Have breakfast before we meet and bring some money for Lunch on Sunday return trip.(7 or 8 bucks)