Mulholland Highway

Posted on: August 29th, 2011 by chadman 1 Comment

Probably the most famous road in California, its proximity to Los Angeles has made it the playground of the rich and famous. Jay Leno is a frequent visitor to The Rock Store with his collection of vintage cars and bikes.

The road connects “the valley”, a large suburban area to the north, with the beach area just north of the rich and famous Malibu. This area is home to many of the best roads in So Cal, but most enthusiasts spend their time on “The Snake”, a short 21 turn section just above the popular Rock Store. The Snake is heavily photographed on weekends and attracts those looking to showboat a bit for the cameras. “Edwards’ Corner”, the final turn heading up The Snake, is a popular spot for people to congregate and watch others come up the hill. Probably the most famous incident on The Snake is this motorcycle vs bicycles video from 2013.

During the motorcycle boom of the 1980′s CHP crackdowns on motorcycle racing put a wet blanket on riding in the area, but budget cuts since then have kept enforcement to a minimum.


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Just your everyday parade of Ferraris, Ducatis, and Harleys on Mulholland Highway.
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The Snake

A short section of Mulholland Hwy directly above The Rock Store that is a favorite place for local motorcyclists, drivers, and cyclists to test their skills against the road. Heavily congested on weekends, but a wonderful ride during the week.


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Bikes and cars playing together on The Snake at Edwards’ CornerChasing Sportbikes on The Snake

Following sportbikes down The Snake part of Mulholland Highway.

In-car video heading up The Snake

Rockstorephotos.com

Up in The Snake area of Mulholland (right above The Rock Store) are a group of people that shoot photos on weekends. Their photos are exemplary. If you want to get a great photo of yourself in action, ride or drive Mulholland right above The Rock Store on just about any weekend, then check their flickr page for your photo.
WARNING! Rock Store Photog Ahead!

Trying to park at The Rock Store on a weekend can be seriously difficult.
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The world famous Rock Store
The Rock Store

The Lookout

More nice cars on Mulholland. This time at the Lookout.
Mercedes 300SL Gullwing

Panoramic view from the lookout on The Snake

One Response

  1. Patrick W says:

    was there on 1/12/14 but cops shut it down early. not that much action. best pics i got were of some downhill skateboarders. they had 3 runs before the cops stopped them.

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