Thursday, June 2, 2011

Photo Essay: Murphy Ranch in Rustic Canyon

When I heard that there was a mysterious, graffitied, abandoned building hidden in Rustic Canyon, near the Rustic Canyon Trail I couldn't find during my hike from Will Rogers into Topanga, I knew I had to go.

























Its creepy history as a Nazi camp only added to the draw of visiting the site, which isn't easy to find - not only because of the 500+ stair descent into the canyon (and climb back up), but also because of how hidden those stairs actually are. Even after having come down off of them, I had a hard time finding my way back up.



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