Upcoming Day Hikes

    • Sun, February 05, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Etwwanda Falls near Rancho Cucamonga
    • 6
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    Etiwanda Falls

    (near Rancho Cucamonga)

    Start time: 8:00 A.M.

    Moderate Hike

    Explore this 3.4-mile out-and-back trail near Rancho Cucamonga, California. Generally considered a moderate route, it takes an average of 2 hours to complete. This is a very popular area for hiking, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. You'll need to leave pups at home — dogs aren't allowed on this trail.


    Nestled in the Etiwanda foothills in San Bernardino County is the Etiwanda Falls Trail. It is a nice out-and-back hiking trail suitable for the whole family with lots of great southern California scenery and photo opportunities. There are also many informational markers along the way to explain the significance of conserving this area and its role in protecting valuable ecosystem functions and sensitive species in the area.


    The falls are found on National Forest property north of the current boundaries of the North Etiwanda Preserve. By going to the falls, you will cross over privately owned property, which is not a designated part of the Preserve. The private property crossed is still a habitat preservation site for which the same conservation practices apply. Dogs are not allowed on this trail. The parking area for this trail is on Etiwanda Ave. in Rancho Cucamonga.


    Recommend wearing light hiking gear for this hike. In a pinch you can get away with fitness clothing. However be mindful of the temperatures since we are doing this in the winter.  A layered approach is always the best way to go!  The trail is wide and easy to follow, but rocky, so trail runners or hiking boots will work best. 

    The pace will be a similar to the ones on our easy hikes, so don't expect a race.  Very much a Sunday morning stroll to enjoy the views and work up a small appetite for breakfast/brunch/lunch.

    Since this is a short hike, for those interested we will gather afterward for breakfast/brunch/lunch.



    12285 Base Line Rd #120, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739 

    Getting to the Trailhead:

    The North Etiwanda Preserve is located at the northern terminus of Etiwanda Avenue in the foothill area above Rancho Cucamonga.

    From the 210 Freeway: 

    Exit Day Creek Boulevard in the City of Rancho Cucamonga and head north. 

    Proceed on Day Creek Blvd 2.2 miles until you reach Etiwanda Avenue. 

    Day Creek will veer east and end at Etiwanda Avenue. 

    Take Etiwanda Avenue north approximately .3 mile until the pavement ends. Continue on dirt road approximately 600 feet to the designated gravel parking area.

    The parking lot can get full on weekends hence the early start time as well as recommending carpooling.  The hike will start at 8:30 AM; consider arriving at 8:00 AM or earlier.  The parking fee is $3.25 for 4 hours.

    What to Bring:

    You should bring your ten essentials (Click here for the list.), a day pack, water (2 to 3 liters), trekking poles, sunscreen, hat, trail snacks, and plan on wearing hiking boots or shoes  This is a short hike (less than 2 hours) so water is always essential but you may not want to load too much on food or a lot of snacks.  

    Carpooling is recommended to help reduce gas cost and parking will be a challenge. There is NO FEE for this trip except the parking fee listed above.  Once we determine the list of attendees, we can assist in setting up carpooling.

    Lance Whitmier will be leading this hike.  

    Lance can be reached at:    LanceLyleWayne@gmail.com 


    Special COVID Related Requirements:

    Participants must comply with the following requirements as a condition of registering for this event:

    1. I will follow Federal, State and local COVID guidelines as well as the directions of the leader.
    2. I will not attend if feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID.
    3. I will contact trip leader if I test positive for COVID within 7 days of the event 

     ‘I Accept’ and will comply with these requirements as a condition of participating in this event.

    NOTE:  Due to COVID restrictions, please DO NOT show up for this hike unless you have completed a registration process here and have answered the required COVID questions. 

    • Wed, February 08, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Palm Springs Indian Canyons
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    This hike leaves from the Trading Post inside Indian Canyons and follows the Palm Canyon trail to the Stone Pools, where water is flowing this time of year. (Heavy rain left too much water flowing on Jan. 17 when this hike was originally scheduled. Members turned away at the gate that day have been given a head start on this registration.)   

    The hike is 6 miles, with 1200' elevation gain. There are a few steep climbs with rocks, and the usual desert hazards such as thorns and needles. Rated moderately strenuous - will generally be challenging for an unconditioned person. The terrain will involve a steady and often steep incline.

    We will meet in the parking lot adjacent to the Trading Post around 8:15. You should be at the gate before it opens at 8:00 AM. It is located at the very southern end of South Palm Canyon Drive. Admission is $12 per person, $7 per senior (62+).

    Contact Hike Leader:  Howard Goldberg email click here

    Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

    Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

    Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

    Special COVID Related Requirements

    This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated. 

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

    • Sat, February 11, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
    • 10
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    Top Of The World Hike!

    Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park

    Difficult Day Hike

    Saturday February 11 starting at 8 AM


    Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park in south Orange County covers more than 4,200 acres of scenic canyons, rock formations, meadows, old oaks, and is home to lots of wildlife. 

    This 7.5 mile loop trail will offer nice views of Laguna Beach and the surrounding mountains as we make our way to the "Top of the World" where we will have time to rest and have a snack. Along the way we will hike on Car Wreck Trail and wonder how that car ended up in the middle of nowhere.


    The hike will take about 4 hours so bring plenty of water and snacks to keep up your energy.

    Total elevation gain is 1,079 ft.



    DIRECTIONS: The group will meet at 8:00 AM at Canyon View Park, 22144 Canyon Vistas, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656.

    From the I-5 take El Toro Road west. Turn left at Moulton Pkwy. Make a right on Glenwood Dr. that turns into Pacific Park after crossing the toll road. Turn right on Canyon Vistas and Canyon View

    The Park is on the left after 0.5 miles. We will gather at the Canyon View staging area on the corners of Canyon Vistas and Silkwood. Parking is free and is in a residential neighborhood. The hike will start at 8:15 and we should arrive back at our starting point by noon. 

    As an after hike option, those who are so inclined will gather for lunch at a local eatery nearby.



    WHAT TO BRING: Sturdy walking shoes or trail runners, at least 2 liters of water, sunscreen, hat, windbreaker/sweater if it is cool, cameras, and snacks. Also, bring your ten essentials - click here for the list. There is a portable toilet at the trail head, restrooms and water at Alta Laguna Park.

    Click here for the link to the park website for you to check on conditions, maps, etc.

    Hike Leader is Rick Ponce.


    Rick can be reached via email:

    VPO-OCLB@GreatOutdoors.org

    Special COVID Related Requirements:

    Participants must comply with the following requirements as a condition of registering for this event:

    1. I will follow Federal, State and local COVID guidelines as well as the directions of the leader.
    2. I will not attend if feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID.
    3. I will contact trip leader if I test positive for COVID within 7 days of the event 

     ‘I Accept’ and will comply with these requirements as a condition of participating in this event.



     




    • Tue, February 14, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Daley Ranch - East Ridge and Boulder Loop Hike

    WhenTuesday, February 14, 2023 from10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Location: Daley Ranch (Escondido)

    Join us for our second (2nd) weekday bi- monthly San Diego ramble to observed birds, animals, and blooming plants. A ramble is a walk taken for pleasure in the countryside. 

    East Ridge and Boulder Loop is considered a moderately challenging route. While one can complete this loop in about 2.5 hour with non-stop hiking, we will enjoy nature, comradery, and lunch; so plan on 4 hours. This is a popular trail for hiking, mountain biking, and running.

    This is an open invite to members or non-members and requires an RSVP (limited to 15 hikers). Please be sure to mask-up when appropriate and social distance on the trail, which is very easy.

    Details: We will begin at the Daley Ranch Entrance Sign (north of the parking lot). 

    Host: Leo Burkhart (760.500.5879)

    Trail: East Ridge and Boulder Loop (Daley Ranch)

    Length: 5.3 miles

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Elevation Gain:~ 833 feet

    Lunch: Pack a lunch or bring snacks for our lunch at the ranch house

    RSVP required. If we have a large group, please make sure you are masked and social distance.

    Meeting Location: Parking Lot at 2197 La Honda Drive, Escondido, CA

    Google Maps – 2197-2253 La Honda Dr Parking

    Meeting Date & Time: Tuesday February 14 @ 10am

    Parking: There is a large parking lot (free) at the trailhead.

    Cost: None

    Time Commitment: Approximately 3.5 - 4 hours

    Dogs: Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash.

    Trail Details: See AllTrails “East Ridge and Boulder Loop Trail (Daley Ranch)” 

    Out of Towners: Consider Camping on your own at Dixon Lake 

    Dixon Lake - City of Escondido


    • Fri, February 17, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Save the Date



    Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

    Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

    Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

    Contact Hike Leader: Beth Schneider

    Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

    Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.


    Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

    • Tue, February 21, 2023
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Start at Desert Healthcare (Wellness) Park
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    Enjoy a leisurely bicycle ride through The Movie Colony, Movie Colony East, El Mirador and Racquet Club neighborhoods visiting notable homes identified by The Palm Springs Historic Preservation Board, and homeowner placed plaques.  Street stops will include addresses of Famous Former owners, as well as modernism architectural styles popularized by notable architects including William Cody, Donald Wexler's 1961 Steel Homes and Albert Frey's 1946, 15 home Bel Vista track--one of the earliest mass-produced housing projects in Palm Springs.  There will be more surprises along the ride!

    This is a mostly flat riding experience.  However, there is a slight incline riding north along N. Via Miraleste through the Racquet Club neighborhood!  We will return to the meet location at journey's end.  Bathroom facilities are available at Victoria Park in the Racquet Club Neighborhood.  

    Meet Location:  meet at 9:30 am at the Desert Healthcare (Wellness) Park at the southeast corner of E. Tachevah Dr. and N. Via Miraleste.  If you drive to the meet location, there is ample parking along N. Via Miraleste next to Ruth Hardy Park's Tennis Courts as well as within the park.  Map click here. 

    Distance:  Total length about 6-8 miles round trip. 

    Disclaimer:  This is a casual bike hike, not a fitness ride.  We will stop for Historic Plaque viewing/reading and discussion points at approximately 15 locations.  

    Contact leader Bill Bates click here

    All riders are strongly encouraged to wear helmets. Inflate your tires to the recommended PSI. You may want to bring a tire pump, spare tube, bike tools, water, sunscreen and snacks.

    Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this event. 

    • Wed, February 22, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Palm Springs
    • 15

    *Save the Date*

    Hike the hills and canyons created by the San Andreas fault with outstanding geological features and great views from the ridge. 

    • Trail Length:   5.3 mi
    • Elevation Gain/Loss: 900'
    • Trailhead Elevation: 20
    • Trail Type: Loop
    • Terrain: rocky, sandy areas, slot canyons
    • Difficulty Rating: Moderate* The trail narrows through a canyon and when it climbs to a high ridge with a steep drop-off.

    9:00 AM Meeting Place: PetSmart Ramon/Crossley, Palm Springs: Map Click Here. Meet at the north/east corner parking lot

    *Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

    Bring Ten Essentials (click here) - water (2 to 3 liters recommended), and trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE).

    Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.

    Optional LunchTKB Bakery and Deli45334 Golf Center Parkway, Indio 92201. Website has menu and directions. Arrange your carpooling accordingly.

    Contact leader: Howard Goldberg - email click here

    Carpooling - is encouraged and may be available if offered by a driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling. Departure is at 9 AM. Distance to trailhead (Golf Center Parkway/Ave 42) is 18 miles, approximately 30 minutes.

    Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels

    Additional Photos - Click Here

    You must be a Great Outdoors (GO) member in order to attend this event.

    Special Covid Requirement: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

    • Tue, February 28, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Register

    Anza Borrego Wildflower Hike

    More Info to Come Soon!



    • Wed, March 08, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Save the Date



    Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

    Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

    Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

    Contact Hike Leader: Kirk Ikseb

    Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

    Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

    Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

    • Tue, March 14, 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Indian Canyons 38500 S Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs CA
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    Palm Canyon/Victor and Andreas Canyon Trails

    Indian Canyons includes some of the ancestral lands of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla (pronounced Kaw-we-ah) Indians.  This leisurely hike will be through scenic areas of colorful, rocky canyons and unmatched palm groves.

    1. Palm Canyon.  We will begin with a moderate hike on the Palm Canyon Trail through the world’s largest Washingtonia palm grove then up and above the canyon looping back on the Victor Trail with views of the canyon and South Palm Springs.

    2. Trading Post.  Lunch break will be at the Trading Post with snacks and refreshments, art and artifacts, books, jewelry, pottery, baskets, weavings, and a short walk on the West Fork waterfall trail.

    3. Andreas Canyon.  Next we will drive down to the Andreas Canyon loop hike with remnants of Cahuilla settlements, the world’s second largest grove of Washingtonia palms, a babbling brook and views of a hidden private club.

    • Meet Location:  Palm Canyon Trailhead/Trading Post parking lot. MAP 
    • Meet Time: 8:30 am 
    • Trail Length: 2.7 miles Palm Canyon/Victor trails loop; 1.0 mile Andreas Canyon loop. 
    • Total Elevation Gain: 393 ft in the 2.7-mile Palm Canyon/Victor Trail loop. 173 ft in the 1.0-mile Andreas Canyon loop.
    • Difficulty Rating: Easy/Moderate  (gradual ascent/descent, mostly easy but with some moderate sections). (approx. 3.5 hr. duration)
    • Type: Well-trodden and marked trails.
    • Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (2 liters recommended), lunch and snacks. Hat, sunscreen and layered clothing are recommended.
    • Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE).
    • Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.

    Co-leaders Bill Bates: EMAIL and Pat Miyamoto: EMAIL

    Each participant must pay the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation entry fee ($12 per person, $7 for seniors 62+, Free military/first responder) at the Indian Canyons tollgate, just past the south end of South Palm Canyon Drive.

    For speed and ease of entry participants are encouraged to pay online, print out the confirmation and hand it to the gate agent. Or, pay at the gate.  See “Purchase Tickets” https://www.indian-canyons.com/hours

    Drivers should proceed to the Palm Canyon Trailhead/Trading Post parking lot at the far end of the canyon road.  Carpooling is encouraged because cars may be lined up at the tollgate and parking can be limited. You are responsible for arranging your own transportation or ride share. 

    Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels 

    Web: https://www.indian-canyons.com/indian_canyons


    Special COVID Related Requirements

    This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated 

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

    • Thu, March 16, 2023
    • 1:00 PM
    • Sun, March 19, 2023
    • 12:00 PM
    • Mecca Beach, Salton Sea, CA
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    The Salton Sea is one of the most enigmatic places in the Southwest. It is a unique place with many hidden treasures and secrets that are not well known. It has been forgotten as a busy tourist attraction of bygone years. Today, we have an amazing place to visit and explore. The sunsets and sunrises are stunning and peaceful. You should take the opportunity to experience it before it receding water levels cause it to change and vanish.

    One of the world's largest inland seas and lowest spots on earth at -227 below sea level, Salton Sea was re-created in 1905 when high spring flooding on the Colorado River crashed the canal gates leading into the developing Imperial Valley. For the next 18 months the entire volume of the Colorado River rushed downward into the Salton Trough. By the time engineers were finally able to stop the breaching water in 1907, the Salton Sea had been born at 45 miles long and 20 miles wide – equaling about 130 miles of shoreline. Salton Sea State Recreation Area covers 14 miles of the northeastern shore. Campers, birdwatchers, photographers and hikers can enjoy the site's many recreation opportunities. View the Salton Sea Recreation Area Brochure here.

    We will be camping at the Mecca Beach campground at the Salton Sea Recreation Area. The meet and greet, potluck and other activities will take place there. March is an ideal time to visit with mild temperatures.

    Activities include hiking a slot canyon in the Mecca Hills, a 4x4 excursion, an easy hike to the Visitor Center to view exhibits and a video on the Salton Sea, and a road trip to Niland area sites, including Salvation Mountain and East Jesus in Slab City, Obsidian Butte, the mud pot volcanoes, and the Salton Sea Reclamation Project. Check the whiteboard for updated activities info.

    NOTE:  This event is limited to GO members.  When you register, you'll need to have your credit card ready and pay your registration fee within 15 mins. If you are not a member yet, you can first join as a member online (click here) and then return here to register.

    Contact: Trip Leaders Dennis Curran here and Dale Solomon here

    Schedule of Events*

    Thursday, March 16

    • 1:00 pm - Check-in (Please don’t arrive before noon)

    • 3:30 pm - Sunset hike nearby location*

    • 5:30 pm - Meet and Greet - wear your name tag -BYOB

    • 6:00 pm - Dinner on your own 

    • 7:00 pm - Group campfire

    Friday, March 17

    •  7:00 am - Coffee and continental breakfast items

    •  9:00 am - Hike 

    •  noon      - Niland area tour - 5 hours bring snacks/sandwich

    •  6:00 pm - Potluck bring a main dish, appetizer, salad, or side dish to share

    •  7:30 pm - Group campfire activities

    Saturday, March 18

    •  7:00 am - Coffee and continental breakfast items

    •  9:00 am - Hike* 

    •  1:00 pm - 4x4 trip

    •  2:00 pm - Other events posted on camp whiteboard* 

    •  6:00 pm - Dinner on your own

    •  7:30 pm - Group campfire activities, bingo* 

    Sunday March 19

    • 11:00 am - Check-out 

    * Check campground whiteboard for activities updates 

    RefundsCancellation for a refund, minus a $10 service charge, must be received by February 28, 2023.

    Campsite Amenities:  The Mecca Beach campground has restrooms that have electricity, flush toilets, running water and free solar hot showers  (Mecca Beach) or showers that take quarters (New Camp, 5 miles to the north), picnic tables, fire rings, shared drinking water and paved parking stalls. There is a small store on Highway 111 and another in Mecca.

    Amenities for Tent Campers: This is a good campground for tent campers. The campsites are level, sandy, with trees provide some shade.  Sites are shared with another tent or an RV at the Mecca Beach campground. Parking is also shared between the two campers. If you want to share the space with another tent or a specific camper, send the Trip Leader an email and we will try and arrange it. 

    If you share a powered site you may be able share power with the RV.  Powered sites have 20, 30 & 50 amp service. Bring a long outdoor extension cord, an outdoor splitter and a 30 amp RV male to 15/20 amp female adapter plug to give you flexibility in sharing power with an RV. If you have questions about the electrical service sharing, send the Trip Leader an email to discuss it.

    March can have windy or rainy conditions or cold overnight temperatures that approach freezing. Check the weather forecasts before the campout, and be prepared for the weather conditions.  If you have questions about your gear, contact the Trip Leader via email to discuss it. 

    Amenities For RVs:  

    • RV Electric Sites – The RV powered sites have 20, 30 & 50 amp service, and water service. The RV sites will be shared with a tent or another RV. Bring a water hose splitter and a 50 to 30 amp adapter. The RV electric sites have a sewer connection. At the end of the campout, RV's should be able to dump at the dump station located at New Camp and which is included in your registration fee. Fresh water is available at the dump site to fill your RV tank before arriving at your site if you registered for a non-electric RV site at the Mecca Beach campground.
    • RV Non-Electric Sites are dry camping sites – no hookups. QUIET HOURS are from 10 pm to 6 am and generators may only be operated between 10 am and 8 pm. See New Camp below for dump site information.
    • Maximum motor home length at Mecca Beach is 35 feet,
    • There are only a couple of electric sites at Mecca Beach. If you require electric power and water there are electric sites at New Camp and Visitor Center sites located one mile north of Mecca Beach; check to see if they are available for registration.

    Directions:   The campground is located 30 miles south of Indio on Highway 111. Located on the north shore of the Salton Sea, it is about a three hour drive from the Los Angeles or San Diego areas. From Los Angeles, take Interstate 10 east to Indio, take 86S exit then turn left at Avenue 66, then right onto Highway 111. Go south about 12 miles to the Salton Sea SRA Headquarters entrance. From San Diego take Highway 78 east, then left (north) on Highway 86 . Turn right at Avenue 66 and then right onto Highway 111. Go south about 12 miles to the Salton Sea SRA Headquarters entrance. For a Google Map of our location - click here. 

    ClimateAverage for March: 83° / 49°    U.S.Climate Data

    RV/Trailer Profile Information: We need information on your RV or pulled trailer in order to assign you a site you will fit into. Please enter or update your RV or Trailer information when you register.

    Photos: To see some photos from prior trip - click here

    PetsDogs are allowed. Must be kept on 6' leash.  Please pick up after your pet and dispose of waste properly. Please be aware there are snakes and scorpions at this location.  

    Special COVID Requirements:  All attendees to be  vaccinated for COVID.

    Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the event leader that may affect your ability to participate in this event. 

      • Fri, March 24, 2023
      • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

      Save the Date



      Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

      Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

      Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

      Contact Hike Leader: Doug Wylie

      Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

      Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

      Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

      Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

      • Sat, March 25, 2023
      • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

      Save the Date



      Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

      Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

      Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

      Contact Hike Leader: John Ryan

      Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

      Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

      Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

      Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

      • Sun, March 26, 2023
      • 2:00 PM
      • Thu, March 30, 2023
      • 10:00 AM
      • Yosemite National Park
      • 9
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      Orange County/Long Beach Chapter of Great Outdoors presents:

      Yosemite Valley in March

      You need to get your own housing!

      Trip Leader: Doug Cable

      Phone: 949-922-1452

      Email: Secretary-OCLB@GreatOutdoors.org


      Doug (GO OCLB Secretary) will arrive in Yosemite Valley Sunday March 26th and depart Thursday March 30th.

      This is an open invitation to those who may want to attend and participate.

      You need to get your own housing!

      Activities will depend on the weather and snow-pack but will include day hikes and bike rides in the valley. Snowshoeing may be possible. Note that the seasonal bike rental stands will probably be closed. Hopefully we can try the cross-country ski track at Badger Pass. Bring appropriate gear for each of these activities. 

      There is no G.O. fee for this activity as this is an ad hoc event.

      For more information and details about this trip, please contact:

      Trip Leader: Doug Cable

      Phone: 949-922-1452

      Email: Secretary-OCLB@GreatOutdoors.org


      • Fri, April 14, 2023
      • 8:30 AM
      • Sun, April 16, 2023
      • 6:00 PM
      • Ensenada Region of Baja California
      • 0
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      3 DAY, 2 NIGHT BAJA EXPEDITION: 

      HIKING + WINERIES + BREWERIES + BAJA CUISINE

      April 14-16, 2023

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      The Ensenada region of Baja California, only an hour and a half south of the border from San Diego, offers spectacular hiking through the coastal and woodland landscapes in full spring bloom as well as an explosion of wineries, breweries and fine Baja-Fusion cuisine in the Guadalupe Valley. This trip combines the highlights of all of these for a small group of 8 guests who will also enjoy fabulous ocean-view lodging in one of the area’s premiere coastal communities. 

      GO member Mike Wilken, your guide, is an anthropologist and naturalist who lives in Baja California and has worked in the region for over 32 years. Dr. Gerry Chavez, driver and co-guide, is a local geographer with an extensive knowledge of the environments of the region. Both are happy to share their knowledge of native plants and wildlife, geology, native cultures and history for interested guests.

      The $470 per person cost includes a 3 day trip with transportation starting from the Tecate border and throughout the trip, four meals, ocean-view vacation home lodging, two wine tastings and a beer tasting. Guests cover three no-host meals, and any extra wine and beer purchases. 

      This trip is designed for 8 guests. Lodging is double occupancy in our comfortable ocean-view vacation home with extra sofas, living areas, kitchens, and garden spaces. Our transportation is in a 12-passenger van with room in the back for luggage. 

      Cancellation Policy - 100% refund if cancelled at least 21 days beforehand, 50% refund if less than 21 days to 7 days notice, no refund if less than 7 days notice unless canceling party finds a substitute.

      MIGRATORY DOCUMENTS and crossing the border: Walking into Mexico: By parking on the US side of the border, you will avoid the long lines coming back, since you will walk back through the quick pedestrian entry at the end of trip. We will meet you on the US side and walk you through customs to our van. You will need to have a US passport and get a Mexican tourist visa (FMM) for this trip. You get it online, and there should be no cost because you are only going to be in Mexico for 3 days. Instructions will be sent to participants. 

      US Citizens must have a US passport for land-based border crossing back into the US. Non-US citizens should bring all necessary documents for re-entry into the US.

      For more information, feel free to contact Mike Wilken: mikewilken@yahoo.com

      HIKES EVERY DAY: Guadalupe Valley Canyon follows a creek that winds through a deep canyon with rustic, undeveloped hot springs and scenic landscapes. The group may choose to hike a couple of extra miles and see historic adobe ruins. A picnic lunch will be provided along the way. Approximately 4 hour hike. 

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      Rustic hot springs along the way

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      Punta Banda trail follows the rugged mountain that forms the dramatic tip of the Bay of Ensenada, passing through fields of native Shaw’s agave plants and rare, beautiful coastal succulent scrub habitat. Our picnic spot provides breathtaking views of the Pacific coast and Todos Santos Islands. Approximately 4 hour hike. 

      Succulent sage scrub with rare and endemic vegetation

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      El Salto Canyon and Waterfall trail follows an oak woodland watershed that turns into a boulder-strewn deep canyon with fascinating geology, wildflowers and plant life, birds and the view of a waterfall from above. 

      Geological forces took millions of years to produce this wonder

      DINING AND TASTINGS: Animalón Restaurant (group will decide on exact restaurant, the following are some examples)

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      Agua de Vid Restaurant

      Wineries

      The Guadalupe Valley is Mexico’s premiere wine-producing region. 

      Cava Sol y Barro

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      Clos de Tres Cantos

      Casa Magoni

      Cervecería Wendlandt, a hip and popular brewery right on the waterfront just minutes away from the Baja House.

       

      Guadalupe Valley dining features everything from high-end Baja-Med Fusion gastronomy to down-home Mexican cooking. We will decide as a group based from a selection of options. 

      LODGING WILL BE AT THE BAJA HOUSE AND THE MEXICO HOUSE, which share the same garden and views. See a description of the Baja House here:

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      We will also stay at The Mexico House, right next door with equally spectacular views:

      EXPEDITION ITINERARY

      Three days/two nights, April 14-16

      We reserve the right to make minor changes as necessary to the published itinerary. 

      Day 1: Friday, April 14

      9:00  Arrive to the US side of Tecate, leave cars in fenced parking lots ($5-10 a day) and meet 5 mins away at the Worthy Market on the first day. Guide will meet you there and walk you over border to get paperwork stamped and take you to the van. 

      9:30  Leave Tecate for Guadalupe Valley 

      11:00  Arrive Guadalupe Hot Springs trailhead.  

      12:00  Picnic lunch  (provided)

      3:00  Return to trailhead

      3:30  Visit Guadalupe Valley artisanal winery for wine-tasting and tour 

      5:30  Dinner (no-host)

      7:30  Leave for the coast

      8:00  Arrive at the Baja House and the Mexico House, relax around bonfire


      Day 2: Saturday April 15

      8:00  Breakfast at the Baja House

      9:00  Leave for Punta Banda hike, spectacular coastal hike with panoramic vistas

      10:30  Arrive at trailhead

      12:30  Picnic lunch (provided)

      1:30  Return trip to trailhead

      3:00  Depart for return to our home base

      5:00  Arrive at the Baja House, margaritas, guacamole, salsa

      6:30  Cervecería Wendlandt (local brewery), tasting and no-host dinner

      9:00  Return to the Baja House and the Mexico House, relax around bonfire


      Day 3: Sunday April 16

      8:00  Breakfast at the Baja House

      9:30  Pack up, leave for El Salto trailhead

      10:00  Arrive El Salto trailhead

      12:00  Finish hike, return to trailhead

      1:00  Lunch at Baja Fusion-style restaurant in Guadalupe valley (no host)

      2:30  Visit artisanal winery for tour and wine tasting

      4:30  Leave for Tecate

      5:30  Arrive at Tecate pedestrian border crossing, easy walk through customs and return to your vehicles.

      The magic gardens of the Baja House, relax and enjoy!

      Mike Wilken, your guide, is the author of the award-winning book Kumeyaay Ethnobotany.



      • Wed, April 19, 2023
      • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

      Save the Date



      Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

      Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

      Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

      Contact Hike Leader: Richard D.

      Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

      Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

      Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

      Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

      • Wed, April 19, 2023
      • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

      Save the Date



      Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

      Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

      Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

      Contact Hike Leader:  Beth Schneider

      Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

      Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

      Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

      Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

      • Sat, May 06, 2023
      • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

      Save the Date



      Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

      Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

      Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

      Contact Hike Leader:  Richard D.

      Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

      Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.


      Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

      Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

      • Fri, May 19, 2023
      • 4:00 PM
      • Mon, May 22, 2023
      • 10:00 AM
      • Yosemite Valley, Camp Curry
      • 2
      Register



      Heaven On Earth!

      OCLB Annual Yosemite Trip!


      Orange County/Long Beach

      goes to 

      Yosemite National Park


      Curry Village Canvas Tents

      May 19-22, 2023

      Need we say more?

       Yes we will! We will be heading to Yosemite at the BEST time to visit this illustrious National Park!  The weather will be amazing with the waterfalls at their most dynamic! Our lodging for the 3-night outing will be in Camp Curry, in unheated canvas tents.


      Yosemite is one of the most popular National Parks in the country and we in southern California are very fortunate to have it so close. If you have never seen it then this Great Outdoors trip is a good opportunity for you to be introduced to this special place.

      If you have been there one or more times, then you’ll understand why many have made a Yosemite visit an annual event.  The grandeur and majesty of the park are so enriching that Yosemite can be experienced and enjoyed again and again.  The natural beauty of the park has inspired many for the last 150 years, but perhaps none more effusive than John Muir, who said of Yosemite, “It is by far the grandest of all the special temples of Nature I was ever permitted to enter.” Please join us in this temple of the great outdoors.

      The location of this trip will be Yosemite Valley.  Our accommodations are canvas tents in Camp Curry, a rustic but charming village near the east end of the valley.

      Arrival should be about 4:00 pm on Friday afternoon.

      For both Saturday and Sunday, there will be optional hikes to choose from - one will be strenuous, the other will be easy to moderate.

      On Monday morning we must check out of the cabins by 10:00 am. 

      More details will be announced as we finalize registration.

      Canvas Tents:

      We have secured two canvas tents for our group.  

      Each tent has 3 single beds and a double.  We can max out at 5 people per tent.  We are hoping to get a couple or friends (with benefits or without benefits) to share the double bed.  This way we can max out each tent with 5 people so that we can get as many as possible to experience Yosemite for this excursion.



      Driving & Directions:

      We will discuss carpooling options once registration is finalized both to save the environment and due to high fuel costs.

      Photos: 2022 OCLB Yosemite






      What else?

      Cooking facilities/campfire rings are not available in Curry Village. However, there are several dining options near our cabins.

      Such as Pizza & Beer, Cafeteria (with Vegan options!) and of course burgers & fries too. A general store is also open for purchasing food items and other material goods. You may bring snack food and drinks, but all food and scented items must be stored in the bear-proof storage locker in front of the cabin. This includes all food, food related items, toiletries, sundries and ice chests. Bears have a strong sense of smell and are attracted to anything they think will lead them to human food. Remember not to store these items in your vehicle or  canvas tent . It is recommended to use sealed plastic containers for storing your food inside the bear boxes. This makes it easier to keep your food organized, and away from campground critters.

      Showers, sinks and flush toilets are all available to participants.

      Be sure to remember a flashlight or headlamp to find your way around Camp Curry at night. In addition, a sleeping bag or an extra blanket may help keep you warm at night.  Other things to bring:

      Warm outer gear appropriate for snow and/or rain or Shorts and T-shirts for warm days

      Layered under gear (long underwear, etc.)

      Hat, gloves, scarf, etc.

      Sunglasses, sun block (for your face), lip balm 

      Sturdy hiking shoes 

      State Covid Protocols will be enforced.

      Weather: Average temperatures in May in the Yosemite Valley range from the high 40s/low 50s (night time) to the low-mid 70s during the day. Conditions may vary between sun, clouds, rain, or snow. Be prepared for anything. Expect the unexpected!  

      The trip leader will inform you of the weather conditions a couple days before our arrival but you may also want to keep abreast of them by using the Yosemite National Park website. (Click here.)

      Price: $180 for Great Outdoors members.

      Guests:  $205 for non-members (purchase of membership required for participation for $25 and $180 for the trip). 

      Cancellations will be authorized up to 14 days prior to start day of event; a $10 cancellation fee will be charged.

      Trip Leader: Lance Whitmier



      Lance states:  Yosemite mesmerized me the very first time I visited the Park in the 90's.  I always brag about the majestic beauty of Yosemite along with it's grandeur and power.  I claim that Yosemite is indeed "my Heaven on Earth" and I can't wait to share the experience with you!"  For those visiting Yosemite for the first time - be prepared to experience a bit of heaven and the surreal!

      Lance can be contacted at LanceLyleWayne@gmail.com

      • Fri, June 23, 2023
      • 8:00 AM
      • Tue, June 27, 2023
      • 12:00 PM
      • Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead
      • 4
      Registration is closed

      Great Outdoors Orange County/Long Beach presents

      Upper Rock Creek Trailhead Backpack (Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead)

      June 23 - 27, 2023

      June in the Sierras is the opening of the Summertime backpacking window with a chance to visit magnificent alpine environs. This trip is a 5-day 24-mile loop hike, starting from Horseshoe Meadows along the Cottonwood Lakes trail, up over New Army Pass to Upper Rock Creek, then proceeding along the PCT to Chicken Spring Lake, and return to the trailhead on the Cottonwood Pass trail.

      This trip is limited to 6 hikers plus the 2 co-leaders. Permit slots will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis. All others will be added to a waiting list.

      You must contact the trip leader directly if you are interested in participating.  The trip leader will send you the registration form after confirming that you are qualified as fit for the activity.  This trip is rated as “moderate” because of elevations exceeding 11,000 feet.  Altitude effects can significantly impact a hikers ability and altitude sickness is a real risk.  Some sections such as ascending New Army Pass may be considered as “strenuous” by some hikers.  It is “non-technical”.

      Contact either trip Leader: Doug Cable dccable2@verizon.net, or Larry Purtle lvpurtle@hotmail.com

      Please be aware that you are not registered for this backpack trip until the trip leader has determined you are qualified, and you have completed and submitted the registration form and payment of $40. The registration form needs to be returned to the trip leader and payment made within 7 days of receiving the registration form or the trip leader will contact the next person on the waiting list and you will forfeit your spot.

      You may cancel at any time up until June 1, 2023 and your fee will be refunded.  There will be NO refunds after June 1, 2023, unless the Trip Leader decides to significantly alter the trip due to weather or safety considerations.

      The higher elevations are likely to have snow so you have to ensure that you bring appropriate clothing and microspikes and large baskets for your poles. (yes, you have a large basket already)

      Sorry, no pets.

      Although not part of the official trip, it is essential to drive up on Thursday 6/22 and camp at Horseshoe Meadows Campground near Cottonwood Pass Trailhead, to acclimatize better to the altitude of about 10,000 feet and rest up for the hike the next day. Diamox prescription medicine is HIGHLY recommended for 3 days prior to avoid altitude sickness.

      Click here for an overview map of the backpack.

      6/23, Day 1: Hike 5.3 miles from Horseshoe Meadows to S Fork Lakes 5.3 miles, to 11,073’ elevation. Depending on how we feel, we may go on to Long Lake or High Lake in preparation for ascending New Army Pass on day 2.

      6/24, Day 2:  we will ascend New Army Pass, 12,300’.  It has rocky switchbacks that proceed from the South Lakes basin to above the tree line with outstanding views.  Our destination will be Upper Rock Creek. It is 6.5 miles from the S Fork Lakes. We can stop early at Soldier Lakes if necessary.


      6/25, Day 3: we will go to Chicken Spring Lake 11,258’. 6 miles.

      6/26, Day 4: rest day at Chicken Spring Lake. We will look for the chicken, or do day hikes to explore the area

      6/27, Day 5:  Return to Horseshoe Meadows and the trailhead along the Cottonwood Pass trail.

      Key distances and altitudes

      Day

      Location

      Distance

      Altitude

      0

      Cotton Wood Lakes Trailhead

      0

      10,080 ft

      1

      Long Lake

      6 miles

      11,160 ft

      2

      New Army Pass

      8.2 miles

      12,300 ft

      2

      Soldier Lake

      11.7 miles

      10,800 ft

      2

      Upper Rock Creek Campsite

      12.7 miles

      10,450 ft

      3 & 4

      Chicken Spring Lake

      19 miles

      11,258 ft

      5

      Cottonwood Pass

      19.9 miles

      11,000 ft

      5

      Trailhead

      24 miles

      10,080 ft

      You will need your ten essentials and appropriate backpacking gear. Click here for the list. Carpooling is recommended to reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions.



      • Wed, July 12, 2023
      • 8:00 AM
      • Wed, July 19, 2023
      • 10:00 AM
      • Redwood National and State Parks
      • 7
      Register

      Phone

      Orange County/Long Beach Chapter of Great Outdoors presents:

      DAY HIKES IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE AND NATIONAL REDWOOD PARKS

      Trip Leader: Doug Cable, Phone: 949-922-1452, Email: Secretary-OCLB@GreatOutdoors.org


      We will do a series of day hikes in the California State and National Redwood Forests. We will be based out of Orick, CA in beautiful Humbolt County. Make your housing reservations now.


      The series of day hikes will begin at the easy level and progress to the moderate level. No day hike will exceed 12 miles. The itinerary will be by group consensus. Some hikes require reservations; the trip leader will take care of reservations. We can even split into 2 different groups, easy and moderate, if participants wish.


      You will need your usual 10 essentials for day hikes. Altitude will not be a problem. Be prepared for possible mosquitoes and rain.


      We will arrive July 12 and depart July 19th. The trip is limited to 12 attendees including the trip leader. $20 covers logistics.


      As the initial meeting and some dinner meetings may be indoors, participants will need to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccinations. This means 2 primary shots and a bivalent booster.


      • Tue, August 08, 2023
      • 8:00 AM
      • Sun, August 13, 2023
      • 2:00 PM
      • McGee Pass Trailhead
      • 5

      You can click on "I'm Interested" after March 1, 2023.

      Great Outdoors Orange County/Long Beach presents

      MCGEE PASS BACKPACK TRIP August 8th – 13th 2023

      John Muir Wilderness? Yes Please!

      This backpacking trip is considered strenuous/moderate, and you must be able to keep a moderate pace with the group.

      This is an exciting and challenging 5-night backpacking trip under the Eastern Sierra Sky during one of the most active astrological phenomena of the year. We will be visiting the sierras during the Perseids Meteor Shower 2023 which is predicted to peak August 12th and 13th . We will leave from the McGee Creek trail head at 8 AM on the morning of August 9th at 8,045 feet.

      At first, our ascent will be moderate. After passing locally known Round Lake at the 5 mile mark, we will climb more steeply, reading Big McGee Lake about 7 ½ miles at altitude 10,472 feet. There are heavily used campsites at the lake where we will stay the night. We will be surrounded by the colorful walls or Red Mountain and White Mountain.

      On day two, we will cover 5.5 miles, crossing over McGee Pass at 11,909 feet, and then descend steeply to Fish Creek, crossing the creek at about 10,600 feet to camp at beautiful Tully Lake.


      We will spend the remainder of our stay at Tully Lake and enjoy exploring the surrounding lakes and valleys. Plenty of great views, fishing, day hikes, or just relaxing about the scenic lake. 

      The trip will be limited to 5 people max (plus the leader). You must be a GO member in good standing and contact the trip leader directly if you are interested in participating.  The trip leader will send you the registration form after confirming that you are qualified as fit for the activity.  This trip is rated as “strenuous/moderate” because of elevations exceeding 11,000 feet.  Altitude effects can significantly impact a hiker's ability and altitude sickness is a real risk.  Some sections such as ascending McGee may be considered as “strenuous” by some hikers. Also, there is a thirteen mile hike out of the last day, including returning over McGee Pass.

      Please be aware that you are not registered for this backpack trip until the trip leader has determined you are qualified, and you have completed and submitted the registration form and payment of $40. The registration form needs to be returned to the trip leader and payment made within 7 days of receiving the registration form or the trip leader will contact the next person on the waiting list and you will forfeit your spot.

      You may cancel at any time up until July 20, 2023 and your fee will be refunded.  There will be NO refunds after July 20, 2023, unless the Trip Leader decides to significantly alter the trip due to weather or safety considerations.

      Things to consider

      • August 8 th Arrive at Campgroup and acclimate to elevation
      • August 9 th Departure from Trailhead at 8am sharp
      • August 10th spend the night at Big McGee Lake and explore the lake at your leisure
      • August 11 th departure for Tully Lake at 8am and ascend McGee Pass
      • August 12 th explore Tully Lake and surrounding Trails
      • August 13th Pack up and Return to Trail head at 8am Dates subject to change based on permit availability.

      Click here for a map of the trailhead.

      • Sun, December 01, 2024
      • 8:00 AM
      • Mon, December 02, 2024
      • 11:30 AM

      Save the Date



      Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

      Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

      Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

      Contact Hike Leader: Howard Goldberg

      Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

      Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.


      Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

      Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

      • Sun, December 01, 2024
      • 8:00 AM
      • Mon, December 02, 2024
      • 11:30 AM

      Save the Date



      Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

      Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

      Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

      Contact Hike Leader: John Ryan

      Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.  Distance to trailhead is .

      Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

      Special COVID Related Requirements: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

      Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete this hike. 

    Past Hikes

    Sat, February 04, 2023 SBVC - Carpinteria Bluffs Hike
    Thu, February 02, 2023 PS - Hike: S. Lykken Trail shuttle hike
    Wed, February 01, 2023 PS - Hike - La Quinta Cove Oasis
    Tue, January 31, 2023 SD - Hike – Anza Borrego Palm Canyon Loop
    Fri, January 27, 2023 PS - Hike: Mecca Hills Red Canyon Slot
    Sat, January 21, 2023 PS - Bike: Palm Springs Golf Courses
    Fri, January 20, 2023 PS - Day Trip Quartzsite Rock Shows
    Thu, January 19, 2023 PS - Hike: Oswit Canyon
    Tue, January 17, 2023 PS - Hike: Indian Canyons - Stone Pools
    Fri, January 13, 2023 PS - Hike: Panorama Loop
    Wed, January 11, 2023 PS - Hike: Cathedral Canyon
    Wed, January 04, 2023 PS - Hike Indian Canyons: Palm and Andreas Canyons
    Tue, January 03, 2023 PS - Hike: Bogert Trail, Palm Springs
    Sat, December 31, 2022 PS - Hike: New Years Eve - Vargas Palms
    Fri, December 30, 2022 PS - Bike - Gay History and Breakfast - Brunch
    Wed, December 28, 2022 PS - Walkabout: Prescott Preserve 12/28
    Mon, December 26, 2022 PS - Hike: Painted Canyon Ladders
    Sat, December 24, 2022 PS - Hike: Pushawalla Palm Oasis Christmas Eve
    Fri, December 23, 2022 PS - Holiday Lights - Candy Cane Lane
    Thu, December 22, 2022 PS - Walkabout: Prescott Preserve - 12/22
    Wed, December 21, 2022 PS - Hike: Bighorn Overlook
    Sun, December 18, 2022 LA - San Pedro: Tide pools, Sea Cliffs, History, and Aquarium
    Sat, December 17, 2022 PS - Hike: Zebra Canyon - Chocolate Drop
    Sat, December 17, 2022 OCLB - Beeks Place Via Black Star Canyon Day Hike
    Fri, December 16, 2022 PS - Living Desert Wildlights
    Thu, December 08, 2022 PS - Hike: Pine City/Pine City Canyon
    Mon, December 05, 2022 PS - Hike: Lykken via Descanso
    Sat, December 03, 2022 SD - Hike - Eagle Rock Hike
    Sat, December 03, 2022 PS - Bike: South Palm Springs
    Fri, December 02, 2022 PS - HIKE: Eisenhower Mountain Loop Trail (Also Known as The Living Desert Wilderness Loop Trail)
    Thu, December 01, 2022 PS - Hike: Painted Canyon Ladders
    Fri, November 25, 2022 PS - HIKE: Horsethief Creek - Cactus Springs
    Tue, November 22, 2022 PS - Hike: Murray Peak Loop Hike
    Sun, November 20, 2022 OCLB - Easy Hike @ Juanita Cooke Trail in Fullerton
    Sat, November 19, 2022 PS - NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
    Fri, November 18, 2022 PS - Walk: Prescott Preserve, Fri. November 18, 2022
    Wed, November 16, 2022 PS - Trail Talk
    Tue, November 15, 2022 PS - Speaker Series- Friends of the Desert Mts. Organization
    Tue, November 15, 2022 PS - Hike: Mastodon Peak Loop
    Sun, November 13, 2022 SD - Hike - Bayside Trail Nature and Culture Interpretive Hike
    Sun, November 13, 2022 PS - Hike: Whitewater Red Dome
    Fri, November 11, 2022 PS - Hike: Whitewater View Loop
    Mon, November 07, 2022 PS - Hike: Almost Full Moon - Pushawalla Ridge
    Sat, November 05, 2022 LA - Kayak/Paddleboard
    Sat, November 05, 2022 OCLB - Mt San Jacinto Day Hike in Palm Springs!
    Thu, November 03, 2022 PS - Hike: Garstin Shannon Henderson
    Sun, October 30, 2022 PS - Keys Ranch Tour - Joshua Tree National Park
    Sat, October 29, 2022 OCLB - Long Beach Festival of Flight
    Fri, October 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Sunrise South Lykken
    Sun, October 23, 2022 PS - Continental Breakfast-Hike-Spa Soak
    Sat, October 22, 2022 PS - Bike - Gay History and Breakfast - Brunch
    Wed, October 19, 2022 PS - Hike: Lost Palms Oasis
    Tue, October 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Devil's Slide October 18, 2022
    Sun, October 09, 2022 SD - HIKE - 3 Mile Loop Challenge (Nature Collective)
    Sat, October 08, 2022 SD - HIKE - Palomar Mountain Day Hike
    Thu, October 06, 2022 PS - HIKE: UPPER CARRIZO CANYON
    Sun, October 02, 2022 SD - Day Event - End of Summer Hike, BBQ, and Pool Party
    Sat, September 24, 2022 OCLB - Hollywood! Hike to the Hollywood Sign!
    Sun, September 18, 2022 OCLB - El Moro Canyon - Crystal Cove Day Hike
    Thu, September 08, 2022 PS - Discovery Hike - Shangri-La
    Thu, August 25, 2022 PS - HIKE: SUNSET HIKE AND DINE
    Mon, August 15, 2022 OCLB -North Fork Big Pine Creek Trailhead to Big Pine Lakes Backpack
    Sun, August 14, 2022 OCLB - Double Whammy! Icehouse Canyon AND Cucamonga Peak Day Hike
    Sun, August 07, 2022 SD - Urban Hike/Social - San Diego Zoo
    Tue, July 26, 2022 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
    Sat, July 23, 2022 LA - Palos Verdes Summer Vacation Day: Hike, Beach, and Relax
    Thu, July 21, 2022 PS - Discovery Hike
    Wed, July 13, 2022 OCLB - Grand Teton National Park Trip with Day Hikes
    Wed, July 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Round Valley to Ranger Hut
    Thu, June 30, 2022 PS - Discovery Hike
    Tue, June 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Round Valley Loop and Shangra-La
    Tue, June 28, 2022 PS - CANCELLED - HIKE: Horsethief Creek - Cactus Springs
    Sun, June 26, 2022 SD - Hike - Seven Bridges Walk & Brunch
    Sat, June 25, 2022 OCLB - Sunset Hike to Mount Hollywood Summit
    Tue, June 21, 2022 PS - HIKE: PCT South from Hwy 74
    Sat, June 18, 2022 SD - Hike - Torrey Pines, Guy Fleming, EB Scripps Overlook, Red Butte and Razor Point Loop
    Sun, June 12, 2022 OCLB - Emerald Canyon/Bommer Ridge Day Hike
    Sat, June 11, 2022 PS - Hike: Coyote Hole Canyon June 11
    Fri, June 10, 2022 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
    Thu, June 09, 2022 PS - Hike: Fuller Ridge Trail
    Tue, June 07, 2022 PS - Hike: Round Valley Loop via Aerial Tram
    Thu, June 02, 2022 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak
    Mon, May 30, 2022 SD - Hike - Mission Trails Ethnobotany Nature Walk (& Brunch)
    Thu, May 26, 2022 PS - Hike: Champion Oak
    Sun, May 22, 2022 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike
    Sun, May 22, 2022 PS - Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden - Plus
    Sat, May 21, 2022 LA - Palos Verdes Hike: Hills, Rocks, and Ocean Hike
    Sat, May 21, 2022 SD - Hike - Mission Trails Regional Park Ethnobotany Hike
    Wed, May 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Deep Creek Hot Springs
    Tue, May 17, 2022 PS - Hike: Split Rock - Joshua Tree Park
    Mon, May 16, 2022 PS - Hike: Devil's Slide May 16
    Wed, May 11, 2022 PS - Hike: Skyline Trail - reverse
    Tue, May 10, 2022 PS - Hike: Devil's Slide - Cancelled
    Sat, May 07, 2022 SD - Hike - Sunset Trail to Water of the Woods (& Dinner)
    Sat, May 07, 2022 SD - Bird Walk in Big Bear Lake
    Fri, May 06, 2022 OCLB - Yosemite National Park
    Thu, May 05, 2022 PS - Hike: Quail Springs - Joshua Tree RR
    Tue, May 03, 2022 PS - Hike: Sunrise South Lykken
    Sun, May 01, 2022 PS - Bike: Perimeter Palm Springs
    Thu, April 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Garstin Shannon Henderson
    Tue, April 26, 2022 PS - Hike - Mission Creek to Whitewater Preserve - Shuttle
    Sun, April 24, 2022 OCLB - Caspers Wilderness day hike, intermediate
    Sat, April 23, 2022 SD - Hike - Volcan Mountain Trail
    Thu, April 21, 2022 PS - Speaker - Oswit Land Trust
    Wed, April 20, 2022 PS - Hike: Whitewater Preserve Red Dome
    Mon, April 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Maze Loop - Joshua Tree Park NP
    Sun, April 17, 2022 SD - Hike - City Heights Canyons Hike + Lunch
    Sat, April 16, 2022 LA - Eaton Canyon Hike
    Thu, April 14, 2022 OCLB - Mount Islip Day Hike
    Thu, April 14, 2022 PS - Hike: Fern Canyon Loop
    Tue, April 12, 2022 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson
    Sat, April 09, 2022 SD - Social Hike - Fiesta Island Dog Walk
    Thu, April 07, 2022 PS - Hike: Mecca Hills Grotto - Canceled
    Wed, April 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Murray Canyon
    Tue, April 05, 2022 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson
    Sun, April 03, 2022 SBVC - EXPLORATORY Wind Caves Hike
    Sun, April 03, 2022 OCLB - "La Tour" Hike in Laguna Beach & Brunch
    Sun, April 03, 2022 PS - Hike - Big Morongo Canyon
    Sun, April 03, 2022 PS - Bike: PS Museum to Indian Canyon Parking Area
    Fri, April 01, 2022 PS - Hike: Lang Canyon
    Wed, March 30, 2022 PS - Hike: Bogert and Wildhorse Trails
    Tue, March 29, 2022 PS - Hike: Lost Horse Loop Trail - Joshua Tree Park
    Sun, March 27, 2022 OCLB - Tenaja Falls Day Hike!
    Sat, March 26, 2022 SD - Hike - Iron Mountain
    Thu, March 24, 2022 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
    Wed, March 23, 2022 PS - Hike: Garrets Arch
    Sun, March 20, 2022 PS - Hike - Mission Creek to Overlook
    Fri, March 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Lykken via Descaso
    Wed, March 16, 2022 PS - Hike: Whitewater View Loop
    Tue, March 15, 2022 PS - Hike: Carey Castle
    Sun, March 13, 2022 SD - Urban Hike/Social - San Diego Zoo
    Sat, March 12, 2022 LA - Temescal Canyon Loop in the Santa Monica Mountains
    Sun, March 06, 2022 OCLB - Oak Canyon Nature Center Day Hike
    Sun, March 06, 2022 SD - Hike - Ranch Penasquitos Loop
    Sun, March 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Pioneertown Mountain Preserve
    Sat, March 05, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
    Sat, March 05, 2022 PS - Broadway Historic Theatre and Commercial District Walking Tour
    Thu, March 03, 2022 PS - Hike: Garstin Shannon Henderson
    Mon, February 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Maynard Mine
    Mon, February 28, 2022 PS - Hike: Lost Palms Oasis
    Sun, February 27, 2022 LA - Beautiful Bear Canyon Hike in the San Gabriel Mountains
    Sat, February 26, 2022 CORP and OCLB - Outdoors Experience - Hike and Trip Leader Training
    Fri, February 25, 2022 OCLB - PopUp Hike! Potato Chip Rock
    Fri, February 25, 2022 PS - Hike: Badlands Indio Hills
    Wed, February 23, 2022 PS - Hike: Murray Canyon Conservation History Walk
    Tue, February 22, 2022 PS - Hike: Maynard Mine - Cancelled
    Sun, February 20, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
    Sat, February 19, 2022 OCLB - Bommer Canyon Day Hike
    Thu, February 17, 2022 PS - Salton Sea - Mecca Beach Campground
    Tue, February 15, 2022 PS - Hike: Garstin Shannon Henderson
    Sun, February 13, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
    Sat, February 12, 2022 PS - Hike: 49 Palms Oasis
    Sat, February 12, 2022 LA - Second Saturdays Hike: Sandstone Peak
    Sat, February 12, 2022 SBVC - Day Hike: Sandstone Peak
    Sat, February 12, 2022 PS - Bike: Tour de Palm Springs
    Wed, February 09, 2022 PS - Hike: South Lykken-North
    Sun, February 06, 2022 SD - Hike - Balboa Park
    Sun, February 06, 2022 PS - Hike: Four Trails
    Sun, February 06, 2022 OCLB - Aliso and Wood Canyons
    Sat, February 05, 2022 PS - Bike: South Palm Springs
    Sun, January 30, 2022 PS - Hike: Moser Mine
    Sat, January 29, 2022 PS - Bike: South Palm Springs
    Fri, January 28, 2022 PS - Hike - Mission Creek to Overlook
    Wed, January 26, 2022 PS - Hike - RESCHEDULED - Mission Creek to Overlook
    Tue, January 25, 2022 PS - Hike: Cathedral Canyon Jan 25
    Sun, January 23, 2022 SD - Hike - Daley Ranch
    Sun, January 23, 2022 Date/Time Change! OCLB - Tunnels to Nowhere/Shoemaker Canyon Road Trail
    Thu, January 20, 2022 OCLB - Pop-Up Descanso Gardens and Oak Grove Park
    Thu, January 20, 2022 PS - Keys Ranch Tour - Joshua Tree National Park
    Wed, January 19, 2022 PS Hike: Biskra Palm Oasis - Lunch
    Tue, January 18, 2022 PS - Hike: Randall Henderson
    Sat, January 15, 2022 OCLB - Sitton Peak Day Hike!
    Thu, January 13, 2022 PS - Hike: Pushwalla Palm Oasis
    Tue, January 11, 2022 PS - Hike: Cathedral Canyon
    Mon, January 10, 2022 OCLB - Pop-Up San Mateo Peak Day Hike
    Sun, January 09, 2022 OCLB - A Walk along the Beach Path in Long Beach
    Sun, January 09, 2022 PS - Hike: Indian Canyons - Stone Pools
    Sat, January 08, 2022 LA - Bluff Cove and Lunada Bay hike in Palos Verdes
    Sat, January 08, 2022 PS - Hike: Coyote Hole Canyon
    Thu, January 06, 2022 PS - Hike: N. Lykken from Museum - Lunch
    Fri, December 31, 2021 PS - Hike: Badlands Indio Hills - New Year's Eve
    Sun, December 26, 2021 OCLB - Tunnels to Nowhere/Shoemaker Canyon Road Trail Postponed & To Be Rescheduled!
    Sat, December 25, 2021 PS - Bike Christmas Morning
    Fri, December 24, 2021 PS - Hike: Pushwalla Palm Oasis Christmas Eve
    Sat, December 18, 2021 LA - Abalone and Sacred Coves Palos Verdes Hike
    Sat, December 18, 2021 PS - Hike: Zebra Canyon - Flag Peak CANCELLED
    Fri, December 17, 2021 PS - Living Desert Wildlights
    Tue, December 14, 2021 PS - Hike: N. Lykken from Museum - Lunch
    Mon, December 13, 2021 PS - Hike: Mission Creek to PCT
    Sat, December 11, 2021 PS - Hike: Pioneer Mountain Preserve Hike - Indian Loop
    Fri, December 10, 2021 PS - Hike: Mecca Hills Grotto
    Thu, December 09, 2021 PS - Hike: Lost Horse Loop Trail
    Sun, December 05, 2021 PS - Bike - CicLAvia - South LA
    Sat, December 04, 2021 SD - Hike - Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve
    Sat, December 04, 2021 PS - Hike: Slot Canyon Experience - Mecca Hills
    Tue, November 30, 2021 PS - HIKE: Horsethief Creek - Cactus Springs
    Mon, November 29, 2021 PS - Hike: Garstin Trail
    Sat, November 27, 2021 SBVC - Day Hike Point Sal
    Sat, November 27, 2021 OCLB - Icehouse Canyon Day Hike
    Mon, November 22, 2021 PS - Hike: Snow Creek - PCT North Face
    Sun, November 21, 2021 PS - Bike: Palm Springs North East
    Sun, November 21, 2021 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike (rated Difficult)
    Sat, November 20, 2021 SD - DAY ACTIVITY - MISSION BAY BIKE RIDE
    Sat, November 13, 2021 PS - Hike: Mission Creek Preserve
    Fri, November 12, 2021 PS - Hike: Oswit Canyon
    Wed, November 10, 2021 PS - Hike: Magnesia Falls North
    Tue, November 09, 2021 PS - Bike: PS - Indian Canyon Entrance
    Mon, November 08, 2021 PS - Hike: Bogert Trail Sunset
    Sun, November 07, 2021 LA - Hike: Windy Gap, Crystal Lake Recreation Area
    Sat, November 06, 2021 OCLB - Mount San Jacinto Day Hike
    Wed, November 03, 2021 PS - Hike: The Maze Joshua Tree Park
    Sun, October 31, 2021 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon - Halloween
    Sat, October 30, 2021 PS - Bike: PS to Rancho Mirage
    Sat, October 30, 2021 OCLB - Bridge to Nowhere Day Hike
    Thu, October 28, 2021 PS - Hike: Hayfield Canyon
    Wed, October 27, 2021 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
    Mon, October 25, 2021 PS- Hike: South Lykken
    Sun, October 24, 2021 OCLB - Mount Baden Powell Day Hike
    Sat, October 23, 2021 SD - Day Hike - Tecolote Canyon
    Sat, October 23, 2021 PS - Continental Breakfast-Hike-Spa Soak
    Wed, October 20, 2021 SD - Social Event - Haunted Trail and Experiment Maze of Balboa Park
    Wed, October 20, 2021 PS - Cancelled -HIKE: CHOCOLATE DROP
    Mon, October 18, 2021 PS - Hike: Mission Creek to PCT
    Sun, October 17, 2021 LA - Palos Verdes Coastal Walk: Point Vicente to Terranea
    Fri, October 15, 2021 OCLB - Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Easy Day Hike
    Wed, October 13, 2021 (copy) PS - HIKE: MAGNESIA FALLS NORTH
    Tue, October 05, 2021 PS - Bike Ride - Palm Springs
    Fri, October 01, 2021 PS - HIKE: UPPER CARRIZO CANYON
    Sun, September 26, 2021 LA - Palos Verdes Hike: Founders Park/Ocean Trails Reserve
    Sat, September 18, 2021 LA - Malibu Hindu Temple
    Sun, September 12, 2021 SD - Day Event - End of Summer Hike, BBQ, and Pool Party
    Sun, September 05, 2021 OCLB - WaterBikes in Long Beach! Ride A Bike On Water!
    Sun, August 29, 2021 SD - Day Hike - Palomar Mountain Day Hike
    Sat, August 28, 2021 LA - Lake Shrine Walk
    Sat, August 21, 2021 SBVC - Flying Club Picnic
    Sun, August 08, 2021 OCLB - Abalone and Sacred Coves Day Hike
    Fri, August 06, 2021 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak 8/6
    Tue, August 03, 2021 PS - Hike: Sunset Hike and Dine
    Fri, July 30, 2021 PS - HIKE: Tamarack Valley-Harvard Peak
    Sat, July 24, 2021 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak 7/24
    Sat, July 17, 2021 SBVC - Day Hike in Santa Barbara
    Fri, July 16, 2021 PS - Hike: Tram To Idyllwild
    Fri, July 09, 2021 PS - HIKE: Wellman Divide-Tamarack Vly
    Sun, July 04, 2021 PS - HIKE: 4th of July Fireworks/Laser Displays
    Thu, July 01, 2021 PS - Discovery Hike
    Sun, June 27, 2021 OCLB - "La Tour" Hike in Laguna Beach & Brunch
    Fri, June 25, 2021 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
    Fri, June 18, 2021 PS - Hike: Round Valley
    Tue, June 15, 2021 PS - Hike - Fuller Ridge Trail
    Wed, June 09, 2021 PS - Hike - Eagle Canyon
    Sat, June 05, 2021 Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon June 5
    Sat, May 29, 2021 Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon May 29
    Sat, May 29, 2021 PS - Hike - Black Mountain Fire Tower
    Wed, May 26, 2021 PS-Hike: Roadrunner/Chuckwalla Trail
    Sun, May 23, 2021 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike (rated Difficult)
    Wed, May 19, 2021 PS - Hike - Deep Creek Hot Springs
    Sat, May 15, 2021 PS - Hike - Mission Creek
    Fri, May 14, 2021 PS - Picnic/Hike: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
    Sat, May 08, 2021 SD - Day Hike - Mission Trails-Kwaay Paay Peak Hike
    Sat, May 08, 2021 PS - Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon May 8
    Sat, May 08, 2021 OCLB - Morgan Trail Day Hike
    Fri, May 07, 2021 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson Trail
    Tue, May 04, 2021 PS - Hike - Pipes Canyon
    Sat, May 01, 2021 PS - Hike - Coyote Hole Canyon May 01
    Thu, April 29, 2021 PS - Hike: Oak Glen Preserve
    Wed, April 28, 2021 PS - Hike - Shannon Trail
    Mon, April 26, 2021 PS - Hike The Maze
    Sun, April 25, 2021 PS - Bike Ride
    Wed, April 21, 2021 PS - Hike Willow Hole
    Sat, April 17, 2021 OCLB -San Mateo Peak Day Hike - Moderate to Difficult
    Sun, August 16, 2020 OCLB - McGee Pass Backpack
    Thu, July 23, 2020 PS - Death Valley Pt 2 - Virtual Tour
    Sat, July 11, 2020 LA - [CANCELED] GO Picnic and Social Hike at Chilao
    Thu, July 09, 2020 PS - Death Valley Pt 1 - Virtual Tour
    Sat, June 20, 2020 LA - Pasadena Architectural House Walking Tour
    Sun, June 14, 2020 OCLB - Cottonwood Lakes Beginner Backpack
    Fri, June 12, 2020 PS - Name That Campout-Jeopardy
    Thu, May 28, 2020 PS - Staycamp -Saline Valley - Virtual Tour
    Thu, May 28, 2020 OCLB - Buckhorn to Mount Waterman Day Hike
    Fri, May 15, 2020 PS - Staycamp - Lake Perris Virtual
    Fri, May 15, 2020 CANCELLED - CORP - Lake Perris Jamboree
    Sat, May 09, 2020 CANCELLED - SD - Day Hike - Cedar Creek Falls: West Approach
    Thu, April 30, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike Deep Creek Hot Springs
    Sun, April 26, 2020 CANCELLED - SD - Day Hike - Three Sisters Waterfalls
    Sun, April 19, 2020 OCLB - Mount Lowe, day hike - Moderate
    Sat, April 04, 2020 Cancelled: OCLB - Irvine Ranch day hike, Orange County
    Thu, April 02, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Eagle Cliff Hills
    Sat, March 28, 2020 Canceled: OCLB - Arroyo Seco Day Hike
    Tue, March 24, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: The Maze
    Sun, March 22, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Whitewater PCT To I-10
    Sat, March 21, 2020 LA - Cancelled - Condor Peak Hike
    Thu, March 19, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Cathedral Canyon Loop
    Tue, March 17, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Pipes Canyon
    Tue, March 17, 2020 PS - Cancelled - Hike: Red Canyon via 4x4 trail
    Sat, March 14, 2020 PS - BIKE AND HIKE INDIAN CANYONS
    Tue, March 10, 2020 PS - Hike: Pipes Canyon
    Sat, March 07, 2020 OCLB - Blackstar Canyon Day hike, Easy/moderate
    Sun, March 01, 2020 PS - Hike: Whitewater Red Dome Plus
    Sat, February 29, 2020 OCLB - O'Neill Regional Park day hike, Orange County
    Fri, February 28, 2020 PS - Hike: Slot Canyon Experience
    Thu, February 27, 2020 PS - HIKE: North Lykken to Museum Trail
    Tue, February 25, 2020 PS - Hike: Hayfield Canyon
    Wed, February 19, 2020 PS - Hike: Whitewater View Loop
    Sun, February 16, 2020 PS - Hike: Eagle Canyon
    Sat, February 15, 2020 LA - Echo Mountain: Hike through History
    Fri, February 14, 2020 PS - Hike - La Quinta Cove Oasis
    Wed, February 12, 2020 PS - Hike: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
    Sun, February 09, 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER!!! SD - Day Hike - Woodson Mountain: West Approach (Potato Chip Rock)
    Sat, February 08, 2020 LA - Oak and Fascination Springs Hike
    Thu, February 06, 2020 PS - Salton Sea - Mecca Beach Campground
    Sun, February 02, 2020 LA - Kayaking and Birding in Beautiful Newport Back Bay
    Sat, February 01, 2020 OCLB - Irvine Ranch Conservancy Day Hike
    Fri, January 31, 2020 PS - Hike: Earl Henderson Trail
    Wed, January 29, 2020 PS - Hike: Tachevah Waterfall
    Tue, January 28, 2020 PS - Hike Leader Training: Garret's Arch
    Sun, January 26, 2020 PS - Hike - East Indio Hills Badlands
    Thu, January 23, 2020 PS - Hike: Hermans Peak
    Thu, January 16, 2020 PS - Hike: Grotto To Mecca Hills
    Sun, January 12, 2020 OCLB - Palos Verdes Day Hike
    Wed, January 08, 2020 PS - Hike Indian Canyons
    Sun, January 05, 2020 LA - New Year's Hike: Bear Canyon
    Thu, January 02, 2020 PS - HIKE: South Lykken North
    Tue, December 24, 2019 PS - Hike: Pushawalla Palms Oasis
    Sat, December 21, 2019 OCLB - Santiago Oaks Regional Park Day Hike
    Thu, December 19, 2019 PS - Hike: Whitewater View Loop - PCT
    Sun, December 15, 2019 PS - Hike: Hayfield Canyon
    Thu, December 12, 2019 PS - HIKE: BISKRA PALM OASIS
    Sat, December 07, 2019 OCLB - Irvine Ranch Conservancy Day Hike
    Tue, December 03, 2019 PS - BIKE AND HIKE INDIAN CANYONS
    Sat, November 30, 2019 PS - HIKE: EAST INDIO HILLS
    Tue, November 26, 2019 PS - Hike: Suicide Rock
    Mon, November 25, 2019 PS - Hike -Skyline Trail to First Rescue Box
    Sun, November 24, 2019 PS - HIKE: CACTUS SPRINGS TO HORSETHIEF CREEK
    Sun, November 24, 2019 LA - Fish Canyon Hike
    Thu, November 21, 2019 PS - HIKE & DOCENT TOUR LIVING DESERT
    Sun, November 17, 2019 SD - Day Hike Santa Ysabel Preserve West
    Sat, November 16, 2019 PS - HIKE: JANE'S HOFFBRAU
    Sat, November 16, 2019 OCLB - Whiting Ranch Day Hike
    Tue, November 12, 2019 PS - Speaker Series - Joshua Tree Park Jeopardy
    Tue, November 12, 2019 PS - HIKE: SHANNON
    Sun, November 10, 2019 PS - HIKE - SAVE OSWIT CANYON
    Sat, November 09, 2019 PS - NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY TRAIL CLEANUP
    Thu, November 07, 2019 PS - HIKE: MAGNESIA FALLS NORTH
    Mon, November 04, 2019 PS - HIKE: MISSION CREEK - WHITEWATER PCT
    Sun, November 03, 2019 LA - Central Gabrielino Trail
    Sat, November 02, 2019 PS - Skyline Trail to Mountain Station
    Wed, October 30, 2019 PS - Save Oswit Canyon Fundraiser
    Sun, October 20, 2019 PS - HIKE: BEARPAW RESERVE
    Sun, October 20, 2019 SD - Palomar Mountain Day Hike
    Sat, October 19, 2019 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike
    Sat, October 19, 2019 LA - Blue Ridge to Baldy summit (via Pine Mountain) aka “The North Backbone”
    Thu, October 17, 2019 PS - Sunset Hike and Campfire Event
    Wed, October 16, 2019 PS - HIKE: OAK GLEN PRESERVE
    Fri, October 11, 2019 PS - HIKE: WELLMAN DIVIDE CIENEGA
    Thu, October 10, 2019 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
    Wed, October 09, 2019 PS - HIKE: UPPER CARRIZO CANYON
    Tue, October 08, 2019 PS - GOPS Speaker Series - Save Oswit Canyon
    Sat, October 05, 2019 PS - HIKE: HIDDEN DIVIDE PLUS
    Tue, October 01, 2019 PS - HIKE & YOGA
    Sun, September 29, 2019 OCLB - Crystal Cove Day Hike
    Sat, September 21, 2019 LA - Scenic hike along Bluff Cove in Palos Verdes
    Sat, September 21, 2019 SBVC - Day Hike in Carpinteria
    Sun, September 15, 2019 OCLB - Aliso Wood Canyon Day Hike
    Tue, September 10, 2019 PS - Hike _ Sunrise S. Lykken
    Fri, September 06, 2019 PS - HIKE: Round Valley-Tamarack Valley
    Thu, August 29, 2019 PS - HIKE: Tamarack Valley
    Sun, August 25, 2019 SD - End of Summer BBQ, Hike and Pool Party
    Sat, August 24, 2019 PS - Hike: Round Valley
    Thu, August 15, 2019 PS - HIKE: Wellman Divide-Tamarack Vly
    Fri, August 09, 2019 OCLB - Silver Lake to Thousand Island Lake Intermediate Backpack
    Thu, August 08, 2019 PS - Discovery Hike
    Wed, August 07, 2019 SBVC - Mid-Week Day Hike
    Sat, August 03, 2019 LA - Chinatown Urban Walk & Wine Day
    Sun, July 28, 2019 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak
    Fri, July 26, 2019 PS - DISCOVERY HIKE
    Thu, July 18, 2019 PS - Hike: Tram To Idyllwild
    Sun, July 14, 2019 PS - HIKE: ISLAND IN THE SKY
    Sat, July 13, 2019 LA - Big Rock Creek / Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness day hike
    Thu, July 11, 2019 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto SP - Round Valley
    Mon, July 08, 2019 OCLB - Yosemite National Park Intermediate Backpack
    Thu, July 04, 2019 PS - HIKE: 4th of July Fireworks
    Thu, July 04, 2019 LA - Mount Hillyer Day Hike
    Sun, June 30, 2019 OCLB - Mount San Jacinto Day Hike
    Sat, June 29, 2019 LA - Big Gay Picnic + Victorian Urban Stair Hike
    Sun, June 23, 2019 LA - Beginner Pride Bike Ride
    Sat, June 22, 2019 PS - Mt Baldy Hike and Camp
    Sat, June 15, 2019 PS - Hike: Mt. San Jacinto Peak CANCELLED
    Sun, June 09, 2019 OCLB - Crown Valley to Cabin Creek Beginner Backpack
    Tue, June 04, 2019 PS - Hike Deep Creek Hot Springs
    Sat, June 01, 2019 OCLB - Emerald Canyon/Bommer Ridge Day Hike
    Sat, June 01, 2019 PS - Mt Baldy Hike and Camp
    Sat, May 25, 2019 OCLB - Mount Baldy Day Hike
    Thu, May 23, 2019 PS - Hike Deep Creek Hot Springs (Cancelled)
    Sun, May 19, 2019 SD - Dripping Springs Hike (Cancelled due to Weather!)
    Sat, May 11, 2019 OCLB - Bridge to Nowehre Day Hike
    Sat, April 27, 2019 OCLB - Icehouse Canyon to Timber Mountain Day Hike
    Sun, April 21, 2019 PS - Hike: Garret's Arch
    Sat, April 20, 2019 PS - Hike: South Lykken to North Lykken
    Thu, April 04, 2019 PS - Hike: Skyline Trail to 1st Rescue Box
    Tue, April 02, 2019 PS - Hike: Lucky Boy - Eagle Cliff
    Wed, December 05, 2018 PS - HIKE: VARGAS PALMS OASIS


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