Segment B

Segment B – San Pedro to Palos Verdes – View Google MapView Photos

Distance: 20.6 miles     52 stairways     1,244 up-steps     Total Climb: 2,280 feet

Facebook Event on 8 Oct 2016

Facebook Event on 5 May 2018

Cities/Regions:  San Pedro, Palos Verdes

Official Finishers:
Dan Gutierrez on 8 Oct 2016 | Pat and Elizabeth Schirmer on 7 Jan 2017 | Evelyn Sanchez on 2 May 2017 | Dave and Kristy Moorman on 20 May 2017 | Jeff Rozema, Maribel Sanchez, Kathy Lopez, Teresa Cavazos, Luis Prado, Jose Terriquez, Terri Orabona on 27 May 2017 | Lizbeth Padilla, Matty Barriga on 17 Jun 2017 | Olivia Oshimo, Shelby Potts, Margo Perez on 19 Aug 2017 | Maria Casillas, Alfredo Salgado on 9 Dec 2017 | James Peterson, Mike and Julie Howlett on 27 Jan 2018 | Gaelle Gralnek, Delise Shearer on 5 May 2018 | Marla Stephenson Thornton on 23 Jun 2018 | Jane Fransella on 21 Jul 2018 | Rene Ditton, on 29 Jul 2018 | Lisa Digger, Claire Franks on 19 Jan 2019 | Corinna Koebnick on 1 Sep 2019 | Who will be next?

Route Description Hyperlapse Video of Segment B


Route Features: This route has a number of medium difficulty climbs, with long stretches of flat to rolling terrain in San Pedro and Palos Verdes, with a number of great ocean views. The first half is a mix of rolling hills and flat San Pedro walk through older neighborhoods and the San Pedro Harbor area climbing the lion’s share of the stairways in this segment, most are small to medium, with one stairways with 122 up-steps. The second half, rolls up and down along PV Drive along the ocean side of Palos Verdes about half way around the peninsula visiting a couple of stairway clusters en route, with only one large stairway with 125 up-steps.

Start Location: Pacific Coast Highway and Western Ave, which is bus accessible via Metro Bus Line 232 on Pacific Coast Highway.

Finish Location: Palos Verdes Drive West and Hawthorne Blvd, which is bus accessible on weekends via Metro Bus Line 344 to the Artesia Transit Center.

Transit Connections: Finish to Start: From Palos Verdes Dr at Hawthorne, take Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Western, take Metro Bus Line 344 north to Pacific Coast Highway, then take Metro Bus Line 232 on PCH east to Western Ave, to start the segment.
DTLA to Start: Take the Metro Silver Line Bus to PCH, and then Take Metro Bus Line 232 west, to Western Avenue to start the walk.
Finish to DTLA: On the return trip, take Metro Bus Line 344 north to the Harbor Gateway Transit Center to connect to the Metro Silver Line Bus to DTLA. Do note that the Silver Line serves both the 7th/Metro Station and Union Station, thus providing links to the Blue, Red, Purple, Expo, and Gold Metro Rail Lines.

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Post-walk selfie at the 7-Eleven on 8 Oct 2016. Oh thank heaven I finished!

Stairway Data Table

Seg# SS# SW# In-300 Zip Stairway Name Up Down
B01 36 N/A 90275 Mini-Mall 26 26
B02 37 N/A 90275 The Terraces L1-2 N 30
B03 38 N/A 90275 The Terraces L2-3 N 28
B04 39 N/A 90275 The Terraces L2-3 Mid 30
B05 40 N/A 90275 The Terraces L1-2 Mid 26
B06 41 N/A 90275 The Terraces L1-2 S 24
B07 42 N/A 90275 The Terraces L2-3 S 30
B08 45 N/A 90732 La Alameda Ave 11
B09 46 N/A 90731 Bandini Canyon 2 59
B10 47 N/A 90731 Summerland Pl 7
B11 43 N/A 90731 Barton Hill School (Painted) 32 32
B12 44 N/A 90731 Pepper Tree Plaza 6
B13 48 TBD 90731 Harbor Blvd/12th St 35
B14 45 N/A 90731 Access Stairway 11
B15 46 N/A 90731 22nd St Park 54
B16 49 K9 90731 27th St 35 35
B17 50 N/A 90731 27th/28th || Alley Side-Stair 20
B18 47 N/A 90731 Gaffey/Alley@27th S 46
B19 48 N/A 90731 Gaffey/Alley@27th N 45
B20 51 K10 90731 29th St 27
B21 52 N/A 90731 Peck/Alley 25
B22 49 N/A 90731 Hey Rookie Pool SE 88 88
B23 50 N/A 90731 Hey Rookie Pool NW 28
B24 51 N/A 90731 Alley/34th 20
B25 52 N/A 90731 Alley/Peck S 36
B26 53 N/A 90731 Alley/Peck N 41
B27 53 K11 90731 Carolina Side-Stair 30 8
B28 54 N/A 90731 Pacific/Alley@37th 17
B29 55 N/A 90731 Pacific/Alley@37th/38th 11
B30 54 K12 90731 39th St 56
B31 56 N/A 90275 El Portal Trail/Twin Harbor View 47
B32 57 N/A 90275 Golf Course/PV Drive S 102
B33 58 N/A 90275 Seacliff Dr 13
B34 59 N/A 90275 Vista Catalina 8
B35 60 N/A 90275 Marilyn Ryan Sunset Point Park 10
B36 55 N/A 90275 Dauntless Dr/Forrestal Dr 125
B37 61 N/A 90275 Community Ctr/Paddle Tennis 16
B38 62 N/A 90275 Paddle Tennis/Soccer Field 40
B39 63 N/A 90275 Soccer Field/Forrestal Dr 37
B40 64 N/A 90275 Wayfarers Chapel Parking Lot 11
B41 65 N/A 90275 Wayfarers Chapel South 86
B42 66 N/A 90275 Wayfarers Chapel Visitor Center 9
B43 67 N/A 90275 Wayfarers Chapel South 7
B44 68 N/A 90275 Wayfarers Chapel Middle 41
B45 69 N/A 90275 St Peter’s by the Sea 10
B46 70 N/A 90275 Coastsite/St Peters 8
B47 56 N/A 90275 Beachview/Channelview 33
B48 71 N/A 90275 Channelview Ct/PV Dr S 6
B49 72 N/A 90275 PV Dr W/Admiral Risty 15
B50 73 N/A 90275 Golden Cove SW 25
B51 74 N/A 90275 Golden Cove NE 25
B52 75 N/A 90275 PV Dr W/Alaska 13
B53 76 N/A 90275 PV Dr W/Starbucks 10
Total Stair Steps —> 1269 553
Total Stair-Streets —> 12
Total Non Stair-St Stairs –> 41