Moderately paced 8 mile 1200’ gain hike through oaks, black walnut and fir trees, passing BFI planted oaks as a condition of landfill expansion, to overlooking views of Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys. Meet 8:30 AM East Canyon trailhead of Santa Susana Mtns. Take Calgrove Blvd, exit 166, from northbound Interstate 5, turn left (west) under the freeway and take the Old Road south about 1 mile to parking entrance after church on right, and continue past trailhead sign to parking area. Bring $5 for parking, 2 qts water, lunch, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.
Earth Day 2013
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Join Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds as we take a nature walk through Scrub Jay territory. This is an area of pine flatwoods, scrub and freshwater pond habitats. Because the rare scrub Jay prefers this scrub habiat, we may have a possible sighting. Call (941) 639-7468 for reservations and directions.
Tiberon City hike with restaurant lunch option. Meet at Blackie’s Pasture parking lot off Tiburon Blvd (Hwy 131), ~2 mi from 101. Carpool 8:45am Edgewood P&R. Leader Ed White 650 964 1532 email@example.com
<p>The Federal Highway Administration is preparing to seal the fate of the Coalfields Expressway project and they need to hear directly from you that this project is not a highway, its a mountaintop removal project.
Please join us on Thursday, Dec. 5th as we rally in front of Federal Highways and ensure that agency officials hear our concerns.
This event is being called for by the Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, Appalachian Voices, The Sierra Club and our allies across the region working to put an end to mountaintop removal and to build a Just and Sustainable future in Appalachia.
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Every Tuesday and Thursday evening. Moderate to strenuous, 4-6 mi rt. Well-behaved dogs welcome. Meet 6 pm every Tue & Thu at Antelope Valley--Palmdale rideshare pt, Bring hiking shoes, flashlight, water, a sweater or jacket, USFS parking pass.
Not for beginners. 5-8 mi in 2 hours with many hills through various areas on the Peninsula. Multiple speed groups. Start in the slowest group and work your way up. (The faster groups may not be able to wait for anyone who cannot keep up.) Please come early so that everyone can sign the Waiver by 6:30. Meet in the Peninsula Center parking lot near the SW corner of Hawthorne and Silver Spur (click "Get Directions" for map).
O: Easy/Moderate/Tiger paced hikes, 4-7 mi rt on hilly trails. Bring water, light hiking boots. 405 Fwy, exit S at University/Jeffrey, L on Ridgeline, L on Turtle Rock, pass Sunnyhill, L into parking lot of Turtle Rock Community Park. Arrive about 15 minutes early to get a parking spot and sign in.
REGULAR TUESDAY/THURSDAY NIGHT CONDITIONING HIKES
4.6 miles, 2 hours. See the season's lights and sights by hiking the stairs near the famous Hollywood Bowl. Drop those holiday calories and prepare for winter adventures! Have more fun by hefting a heavy pack. Meet at 6:30 PM at the Starbucks on Highland and Franklin (1900 Highland Ave, LA 90068). Head east and south for best parking. Heavy rain cancels. Bring water, adventurous spirit, strong legs and love of stair hikes. Ldr: Homer Tom, Co-Ldr: Alex Prieto
20s30s40s Happy Hour/Dinner at Ten Bistro in Newport Beach: Join your Sierra Club friends for a midweek social food and drink break at this Asian Bistro. Enjoy beverages, sushi, sashimi, small plates, and Japanese cuisine at reduced Happy Hour prices (Happy Hour ends at 7:00pm), or enjoy a full Japanese dinner. www.tenoc.com 4647 MacArthur Blvd, 92660. Meet at 6:30pm at the Bar. Hosts: Gerlie Ortiz (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Charles G. Geller (email@example.com).
O: Henninger Flats Conditioning Hike: Sponsored by Pasadena Group and Wilderness Adventures Section. A weekly 6 mi rt, 1400’ gain aerobic conditioning hike. Great views of LA Basin and the night sky. Meet 6:55 pm (we start promptly at 7 PM) every Thursday at gate at Pinecrest (from Pasadena, exit east bound I-210 at Altadena Dr, N 2½ mi to Crescent Dr, R to 2260 Pinecrest Dr; Altadena). Remember the neighbors, keep your voices down as we gather. Bring water, flashlight, sturdy shoes. Rain/landslides cancel. For additional information contact Ldr/Coord: Pam Allen. Ldrs: Beth & Keith Martin, Ginny Heringer, Maureen Conn.
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