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Los Angeles's Top 6 Dayhikes

The best local trails, as selected by BACKPACKER Local scout Brad Stapleton.

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Meet Brad Stapleton, Backpacker's Los Angeles Trail Scout

Brad Stapleton is a publicist during the workday, and your guide to the best trails and events of Southern California.

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