Saved (for now): the Mount Wilson Observatory.

Lost: The historic Vetter Mountain Fire Lookout.

In Danger of Becoming Lost: Chantry Flats’ 100+ year old cabins, Sturtevant’s Camp, and the last remaining pack station in California. The area is currently under mandatory evacuation, reportedly with plans to sacrifice Santa Anita Canyon.

One thing’s for certain – the landscape for hiking in the Angeles National Forest has changed forever.

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