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Mount Vetter burned in the Station Fire

Postby theronmoon » Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:03 pm

Sad news has come out that the Mount Vetter Lookout has burned to the ground.

http://www.anffla.org/node/661

I will dearly miss this little buddha temple in the San Gabriels!
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Postby Luciano136 » Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:41 pm

I quite honestly had never heard of the Mt Vetter lookout :?:

Still unfortunate it's another structure that burned down though...
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Postby Augie Medina » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:05 am

Really sad. I have fond memories of hiking, running, and biking to it. The San Gabriels will not be the same for a long, long time.
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Postby Rick Kent » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:31 am

I think that was probably the last surviving lookout tower (and active too) in the San Gabriels wasn't it? All the others burned down. Now the last sentinal from another era is gone as well.
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Postby hikin_jim » Sat Sep 05, 2009 3:39 am

Rick Kent wrote:I think that was probably the last surviving lookout tower (and active too) in the San Gabriels wasn't it? All the others burned down. Now the last sentinal from another era is gone as well.
Oh, crap, I think you're right. :( There used to be one at S. Hawkins, but that's been gone for some years. Dang.
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Postby Rob » Sat Sep 05, 2009 5:58 am

hikin_jim wrote:
Rick Kent wrote:I think that was probably the last surviving lookout tower (and active too) in the San Gabriels wasn't it? All the others burned down. Now the last sentinal from another era is gone as well.
Oh, crap, I think you're right. :( There used to be one at S. Hawkins, but that's been gone for some years. Dang.


The South Hawkins tower burned down in the "Curve Fire", 7 years ago, almost to the day.
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Postby johnm » Sun Sep 20, 2009 2:32 am

Confirmation... This makes me sick. Many good memories with the kids here

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