The Steepest Hill in California – Baxter Street

Baxter Street Hill

I used to skate when I was younger so when I dropped off an Uber passenger yesterday right next to the Baxter Street hill in LA, I immediately recognized it and had to take a quick video. This used to be a famous spot to skate down because it’s the steepest, or second steepest, hill/street in California at a 32% grade. I remember going there as a kid but not having the balls to attempt it.

I took the video standing at the top of the hill which is the intersection of Baxter Street and Alvarado. But it’s a short video because the street is really narrow and there were cars approaching that couldn’t get through unless I moved.

It’s a really cool sight to see.

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