The Steep Way Up Hiking Mt Lawlor (W6 CT-089) 5957 ft, 16 March 2016

Previous hikes, activations and photos here: https://halssota.wordpress.com/2015/03/08/mt-lawlor-w6-ct-089-5957-ft-7-march-2015/ https://halssota.wordpress.com/2014/05/25/five-years-after-the-station-fire-mt-lawlor-w6-ct-089-5957-ft-24-may-2014/ Before leaving the house at 0445, I heard that there had been a serious accident on the 110 Harbor Freeway, my usual route through downtown Los Angeles to reach the mountains. So I plotted another route and basically went around three sides of a square to avoid…

Nike Ajax Site LA-57, Redondo Beach, 4 March 2016

Not much of a “summit”, but I thought I would pay a visit to the old Nike Integrated Fire Control air defense site near my  house; it is about a 20 minute walk or 5 minutes by bike. I rode my bike. It was designated “LA-57”. The elevation is about 100 feet, and it is…