O: Little Pine Mountain (4459'): Join us for a day in the mountains just north of Santa Barbara to this LPC listed peak. This hike is 12 miles round trip, 3400' gain on trail. HCV advised. Slow to moderate pace. Other routes possible. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. This is an LPC Outing co-sponsored by HPS. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: Dave Comerzan, George Christiansen.
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Dec 6-13 Fri-Fri Orange County Sierra Singles
O: 20s30s40s Hawaii, Big Island Adventure: Meet us at Kona International Airport (KOA) for a full week of easy-moderate 4-5 mile day hikes to waterfalls, volcanos & secluded beaches. Includes 7 nights shared lodging in a 2 bed, 2 bath condo at The Bay Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort and shared meals while at the condo. Airfare, rental cars, & gas are not included. Limit: 6, Cost $400 non-SC, $350 SC Member. Ldr: Mountain Dave Kuhn (firstname.lastname@example.org). Co-ldr: Irene Prokopenko (email@example.com)
DEC 6 (FRI) 9:00 AM SAND/BOW CANYON LOOP HIKE/SNOWSHOE
A moderate 6.0 mile cross country hike/snow shoe below the southern ridge line of the Big Bear Valley. Part of the hike will be off trail. This will be a snowshoe if conditions permit and a hike if they don't. We will meet at the Vons parking lot at 42170 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 at 9:00 AM. Hikers may arrive at Vons and sign-up for the hike but should contact the leader the evening prior to the hike for conditions. For information and conditions call Ed Wallace (909) 584- 9407 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org BIG BEAR GROUP
We are now accepting nominations for our upcoming Executive Committee Elections!
There are two ways to run for the executive committee:
1. Nomination: Be nominated (or nominate yourself) subject to the approval of the nominating committee. Nominations must be received by November 21, 2013. Please include a statement for the newsletter with the ballot, and our consideration, of up to 500 words. If your nomination is not accepted, you may gather the support of your fellow members and file by petition.
2. Petition: Members may also run for Executive Committee by petition after obtaining 25 signatures of Chapter members prior to the deadline for submission for petitions. Petitions must include membership numbers or identifying address of those signing. Petitions must be received at the Chapter’s offices by December 6, 2013. Mail to Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club, PO Box 5035, Wilmington, DE 19808.
- Deadline to submit nominations: November 21, 2013
- Nominating Committee will submit slate of recommended candidates on Nov. 22, 2013
- Deadline to submit petitions: December 6, 2013
- Ballot prepared and mailed by: December 13, 2013
- Votes must be received by: January 13, 2014
- Ballots counted by: January 16, 2014
To submit a nomination, contact any member of our Nominating Committee:
John Irwin, email@example.com
Gary Robbins, firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Wilson, email@example.com
Dee Durham, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gail Heath, email@example.com
Movie: TAKE BACK YOUR POWER: Investigating the “Smart” Grid
1 Hour, 44 Minutes
This film investigates the benefits and risks of this fast-growing “smart” grid program, as transparency advocate Josh del Sol takes us on a journey of revelation and discovery as we question corporate practices which tap our private information and erode our rights in the name of “green”. Industry insiders, researchers, politicians, doctors and environmentalists present their conclusions.
Spectacular view of Santa Monica Bay and LA Basin. Moderately strenuous conditioning hike for fit hikers. 2 hr, 5 mile round trip, 1100' total gain on fire road. Meet and sign in at 6:45 pm every Friday, Los Liones Drive at Sunset Blvd (0.3 mi from PCH). Carpool 1.5 miles to trail head. Lug soles. Bring flashlight. Optional dinner at restaurant after. Beach walk when there is a Red Flag Warning. Palisades Highlands sidewalk when it rains. Co-sponsored by the Sierra Singles Section.
Let's check out this Art Murmur exhibit: Converting Oakland's Waste into Dialogue
Oakland's public spaces are often dumping grounds for unwanted items. This exhibit, imagined and curated by our own Laurie Halsey Brown at senseofplace LAB, is intended to create dialogue about this use of Oakland's public space. It features the re-creations of unwanted items by four artists with strong ties to Oakland.
Meet in front of Uptown Body and Fender, 401 26th Street, between Broadway and Telegraph, at 7:20 PM. We'll enter the exhibit at 7:30.
Transit: 7 blocks north of 19th Street BART station.
O:20s30s40s DARK SKY ASTRONOMY NIGHT HIKE: Let's venture above South Orange County to a panoramic viewpoint to view the dark night sky to see as many stars, planets, shooting stars, and other heavenly bodies. 8 mi R/T moderate hike to the four corners clearing above Hwy 74. Enjoy the dark, calm, cool, crisp air of a night hike and the peaceful silence of night. Bring 2qts water, meal and snacks, headlamp w/spare batteries, blankets or sleeping bag, warm clothes, optional binoculars & star charts, warm beverages, and scary stories. Meet at 8:00pm at South OC Rideshare
in San Juan Capistrano. Return 2:00am to Rideshare. Leader: Charles G. Geller (firstname.lastname@example.org). Coleader: Angela Boyd
I: Rosa Point (5083'): Strenuous cross country class 2 scramble through desert terrain in one of the high points within the Santa Rosa Mountain Range. Upon reaching the peak we'll enjoy lunch and views of nearby Salton Sea. Total travel for the day will be 12 mi r/t and 5500' of gain. Lug soled footwear and 3-4 liters of water highly recommended. This is an HPS Outing co-sponsored by DPS. Email leader with recent conditioning and experience, and H&W phones. Ldr: Jeff Atijera (email@example.com) Co-Ldr: Jim Fleming.
O: Smith Mountain (5111'): Join us for Leader's provisional hike on this 7-mile round trip, 1800' gain trip in the Crystal Lake area of the San Gabriel Mountains. The first 3 miles is a moderate climb following the canyon wall on one of the best maintained trails in the San Gabriel's to Smith Saddle We then follow a 1/2-mile steep trail to the summit for lunch and spectacular views, returning the same way. Bring water, food, lug soles, layers, hat and sun block. Rain or snow cancels. Contact leader for meeting information. Leader: JOHN TEVELEIN Co-Leader: BILL SIMPSON
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