The city's beach is popular for sunbathing, beach volleyball, surfing, open water swimming and paddle boarding. The city itself extends only about 15 blocks from east to west and 40 blocks from north to south, with the Pacific Coast Highway running down the middle. Situated on the Pacific Ocean, Hermosa's average temperature is 70°F in the summer and 55°F in the winter.
A paved path, called The Strand, runs along Hermosa's beach from Torrance Beach in the south approximately twenty miles north to Santa Monica and the Hermosa Beach pier is at the end of Pier Avenue, which is one of the beach community's main and shopping, eating and partying areas.
Dwight Crum Pier-To-Pier Swim
The Dwight Crum Pier-To-Pier Swim starts on the south side of Hermosa Pier and finishes on the north side of the Manhattan Pier. For more information and pre-qualification requirements, contact email@example.com.