Google Route Maps

All of the Google maps on this page and sub-pages, organized by theme and region, were created for self-guided walks using your smartphone to display your location on each of the maps, so you can see yourself on the route lines! Click the orange instruction link immediately below, and learn how to load the maps onto your phone’s Google Maps app, and away you go exploring the stairways and neighborhoods of Los Angeles!

How to load these routes into Google Maps on your smartphone

LA Loop Segments – Click Here

Long Beach Loop Segments – Click Here

Painted Stairways Tour – Click Here

Shorter Evening Loops – Click Here

Red Car Series Walks

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Red Car #1 – DTLA to Silver Lake East Loop – 16 mi – 60 stairs – 3,071 up-steps

Red Car #2 – Long Beach Loop – 17.2 to 20 miles – Includes Blue Line

Red Car #3 – Northeast LA to South Pasadena – 17 miles

Red Car #4 – Watts to Naples (LA Loop Segment O) – 20.5 miles

Red Car #5 – Redondo to Santa Monica – 21.5 miles

Silver Lake/Echo Park

Mean 18 - 2016 Route

Tomato Pie – 3 Mile Franklin Hills Loop

The Hawaiian – 4 Mile Franklin Hills Loop

The Sicilian – 4.5 Mile Franklin Hills Loop

Silver Lake Boy Scout 5-Mile Merit Badge Loop

Echo Park Lake 8 Mile Loop

The Hyperion Hustle Loop – 8 Miles – 21 Stairs – 1,891 up-steps

Intermediate Silver Lake Western 9.3 Mile & Eastern 8.5 Mile Loops

Advanced Silver Lake Western 9.3 Mile & Eastern 8.8 Mile Loops

The Bigs – Climbs Top 12 Silver Lake Stairs – 10 Miles – 3,019 up-steps

Western Silver Lake Loop – 12.3 Miles – 50 up-stairways – 4,106 up-steps

Eastern Silver Lake Loop – 13 Miles – 51 up-stairways – 4,428 up-steps

Fun 14 – 13.9 Miles – 25 up-stairways – 4,361 up-steps

Echo Park/MacArthur Park Lakes Loop – 15 mi – 34 stairs – TBD up

Mean 18 – 18.5 miles – 40 up-stairways – 6,356 up-steps [2016 route]

Mean 19 – 19.5 miles – 63 up-stairwas – 7,100 up-steps [2017 route]

Stair Trek 2016 [DAG Version] – 21.5 miles – 85 stairways

UP! – 25.4 miles – 101 up-stairways – 8,534 up-steps

Downtown, East, and Northeast Los Angeles

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5 Mile Bunker Hill Intro Stair-Walk – 38 stairs – TBD up-steps

Eagle Rock/Pasadena 3.5, 5.3 and 8.8 Mile Loops – 29 stairs – 1,124 up-steps

BSA – Metro Rail to DTLA 10.5 mile Stairway/Pedway Loop – 73 stairways

East LA/Boyle Heights Loop – 10.75 miles – 20 stairs – 4 POCs

DTLA Century Loop – 12 mi for 2017 – 116 stairs – 2,483 up-steps

Mt Washington Medium Loops – 9.2/7.8 miles

Painted Stairways North – 13 miles – 4 painted + 36 plain stairways

Mt Washington Loop 2016 – 18 miles – 2,025 up-steps

The Skinny Bridges of LA Parts 1 (10.2mi) & 2 (10.3mi)

Hollywood/Westside

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Park View/Windsor Hills 9.5 Mile Loop – 17 stairs – 319 up-steps

Hollywood to Universal City Stair-Walk – 10 miles – 42 stairs

Hollywood 90068 Stair Walk – 11.7 miles – 30 stairs – 2,148 up-steps

Vine to Vermont – 15 miles – 37 stairways – 3,119 up-steps

Holly/Beach-wood to Universal City – 15.5 mi – 56 stairs – 3,136 up

LA Lakes 2 Day Stair-Tour: Day 1 (10.8mi) & Day 2 (10.4mi)

LA Lakes 1 Day Stair Tour: Part 1 (11.6mi) & Part 2 (10.1 Miles)

Westside Stair Tour Loop – 16 Miles

Beach Cities: Santa Monica to Long Beach

DTLB from Google Earth

Manhattan Beach 1 Mile Training Circuit – 1 Mile – 500 up-steps

Long Beach Introductory 4 Mile Waterfront Loop

San Pedro Short Loops (3 to 7.5 Miles)

Rustic Canyon Loop – 3.8 Miles – 1,105 up steps

Cal State University Long Beach – 4 Mile Loop – 1,529 up-steps

Manhattan Beach 6 Mile Loop

Signal Hill 7 Mile Loop

Long Beach Waterfront 8.2 Mile Loop

Hesse to Crest (Palos Verdes) Loop – 9 miles – 1,109 up steps

Santa Monica/Pacific Palisades Loop – 9.4 mi – 1,453 up-steps

Redondo/Torrance 9.3 Mile Stair Tour Loop

Santa Monica 9 Mile “Dumbbell” Stairway Loop

Palos Verdes Stair Tour (6mi & 13mi) Loops

2016 San Pedro Stair Tour – Parts 1 (10.2mi) & 2 (8.5 mi)

2017 San Pedro Stair Tour – Parts 1 (10 mi) & 2 (8 mi)

Long Beach 15+ Mile Stair Tour ā€“ 2013

Signal Hill/Long Beach 18+ Mile Stair Tour ā€“ 2015

Palos Verdes Stair Tour 21.4 mile loop

Mid Cities – South of DTLA

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Silver Line Express – 16.5 Mile Stair-Walk – 2017

50 Mile Flat Red Car/Silver Line Stair-Walk

San Fernando Valley/Malibu CoastCalabasas Stairway

Calabasas Loop – 7.8 miles – 492 up-steps – 1,315′ of climb [Moorman]

Pepperdine Stair Tour – 6.25 miles – 1,792 up-steps – TBD’ climb [DM]

Painted Stairways Tours

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2018 Painted Stairways Tour – 6.7 mi – 12 painted stairs – Event Route

2018 Painted Stairways Mini-Tour – 2.3 mi – 6 ptd stairs – Event Route

2017 Painted Stairways Tour – 6.9 mi – 11 painted stairs – Event Route

2016 Painted Stairways Tour – 6.7 mi – 10 painted stairs – Event Route

2016 Painted Stairways Lite 5 Mile Loop – 9 painted stairs

Painted Stairways Tour – Advanced Route (11.4mi)

Walks outside of Los Angeles County

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San Diego Stairways and Routes

Berkeley Hills Northwest Loop – 10 miles

Berkeley Hills Southeast Loop – 14.25 miles

San Francisco – 7.3 mi Mosaic and 13.5 mi Sutro loops

Seattle – 15.5 mi Queen Anne Loop – 108 stairways – 4,121 up-steps