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[LA Times] The historic Gabrielino Trail is nearly restored

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[From LA Times, by Louis Sahagun] Erik Hillard has always believed the best way to know a rugged trail is to bike it. But for nearly a decade, the historic Gabrielino Trail in the peaks above La Cañada Flintridge has been all but unknowable to mountain bikers.

The 2009 Station fire and the rainy season that followed it rendered much of a 26-mile stretch of the trail impassable. Hillard, and a team of volunteers, have been working to change that.


WATER RESCUE California’s San Gabriel Mountains offer more to LA


[Delta Sky magazine, by Jennifer Buege]

While many Angelenos know the forest as a place for an easy weekend getaway, few are aware of the pivotal role it plays in their daily lives: The Angeles’ San Gabriel Mountains supply 30 percent of the water for Los Angeles County.
In 2009, a wildfire ripped through the region, putting that supply at risk. 


San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Plan Nears Completion

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Update: The objection-period for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Plan has closed. The Forest Service has received seven (7) eligible objections.

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