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2/3: Inspiration Point Trail w/ Janina Letz and Ben Goldman

Updated: Jan 24

Start: February 3, 2023 9:00 am

End: February 3, 2023 12:00 pm


Join the first Peaks and Professor hike of Winter quarter and discover the breathtaking beauty of a moderately easy 2.2-mile loop trail near Los Angeles, California.


We will hike at the Inspiration Point Trail in Will Rogers State Historic Park located in Pacific Palisades, California, and potentially enjoy views of the ocean and Getty museum on a clear day.


Janina Letz is a visiting researcher at the UCLA Department of Mathematics. She is visiting from Bielefeld, Germany, where she is a post-doc. Her research is in commutative algebra and representation theory. She enjoys the abstract algebraic structures, and through these connections to other fields in mathematics. Ben Goldman is a 1st year PhD student in Math, who did his undergrad at University of Chicago and got degrees in Math and Economics. In his free time, he plays in the Symphony Orchestra.


Sign ups are open now here and will close at 11:59 PM on 1/28. Those chosen to hike with us on this trip will be selected and emailed on 1/29.



Trip Lead: Alicia Ying

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