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PAST Scheduled Outings - 2005

This is a list of Hundred Peaks Section sponsored outings (with a smattering of other Sierra Club outings of interest to HPS) that have been published in the section newsletter, the Lookout and/or the Angeles Chapter Schedule of Activities and/or the section's mailing list for outings and announcements.

For complete leadership contact information, it is necessary to obtain a copy of the Angeles Chapter Schedule of Activities.


January
Jan 1 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science
I: San Jacinto Peak (10,804'), Folly Peak (10,480'), Drury Peak (10,160'), Marion Mountain (10,320') via Snowshoe: Moderately paced, strenuous over varying terrain from the tram. We will attempt up to 4 peaks, resulting in 10 miles and 3500' gain. The leaders have made this San Jacinto pilgrimage for 5 years. Mt Charleston and the Channel Islands have often been visible. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Co-Leader & Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Jan 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Rattlesnake Peak (5826'): Rescheduled to February 21. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jan 5 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hillyer (6200+'): 7 miles round trip, 1000' gain. Hike through manzanita, scrub oak, Jeffrey pine, around a maze of giant granite boulders. Meet 9 am La Cañada. Bring water, lunch, good footwear, and hat. Leaders: MARY PATTERSON, DAN BUTLER
Jan 7 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Asbestos Mountain (5265'): A short and pretty peak south of Palm Desert, 3 miles round trip, 1000' gain, mainly in desert (can you say "lots of prickly plants"?) terrain. Mid-day start. Possibility of sneaking in a visit to not-especially-nearby (but one of the leaders needs it) Indian in the morning. Indian might be a drive up, or a 6 mile, 1300' gain, hike along a dirt road, or something in between, or purely a fantasy. E-mail or SASE early to Leader: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jan 8 Sat Hundred Peaks, WTC
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Quail Mountain (5813'+): Join us in this moderately paced 12 mile round trip, 3000' gain, to the highest peak in Joshua Tree National Park. Mostly cross-country on some steep slopes and some boulder scrambling. We will be visiting Samuelsons Rock on the return. Bring 10 essentials, 3 liters of water minimum, snacks, lunch, lugsoles, clothing layers for possible windy conditions and long pants or gaitors are recommended. Storms may cancel. Send email (preferred) or SASE, with H&W phones, recent conditioning/hiking experience to Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, avollaire@adelphia.net, 951 544-9763 Assistant: RON CAMPBELL
Jan 8 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Queen Mountain (5680'+), Warren Point (5103'): 10 miles round trip, 2200' gain. Join us on a steady paced hike through beautiful Joshua Tree National Park. Meet 7:45 AM in the parking lot next to the Denny's in Yucca Valley. Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT Co-Leader: WOLF LEVERICH
Jan 8 Sat Hundred Peaks, Orange County Sierra Singles
I: Eagle Mountain (5350'): 9 miles 2400' gain moderately paced DPS day hike in Joshua Tree for well conditioned, experienced desert hikers. Lots of climbing through boulders, cactus and loose sand/scree with beautiful desert views. Rain cancels. Email conditioning and rideshare info to Leaders: ROBERT and MARKEY NEIGHBORS
Jan 9 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Bernard Peak (5430'), Little Berdoo Peak (5440'): By popular request, two fun but difficult-to-reach (by Joshua Tree National Park standards) peaks. 7 miles round trip, 1800' gain, entirely cross county. AWD or 4WD vehicles preferred, due to sandy nature of road. (The drive sometimes seems to take longer than the peaks.) Send e-mail or SASE with vehicle information to Leader: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jan 12 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Vetter Mountain (6200'): 7 miles round trip, 1400' gain. Ramble from Shortcut on the Silver Moccasin Trail to Charlton Flat, then on to peak. Meet 9 am La Cañada rideshare. Bring water, lunch, good footwear, and hat. Leaders: MARY PATTERSON, ROSEMARY CAMPBELL
Jan 16 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from 2004

O: Modjeska Peak (5496'), Santiago Peak (5687'): Canceled due to road closure(s). Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, TOM HILL
Jan 20 Thu Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 10

Monthly Management Meeting: Rescheduled due to that wild storm we had on the 10th, the January meeting will be held at Winnette Butler's residence.
Jan 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Wilson (5710'): Get back in shape with this classic conditioning hike up the historic Mount Wilson Trail. Moderately paced 15.2 miles round trip, 4740' gain total. Meet 7:30 am in Siera Madre at the roadhead - N from I-210 on Baldwin Ave to Miramonte Ave; turn right (E) 2 blocks; park. Bring minimum 3 quarts water, lunch. Rain, or snow on summit, cancels. Co-Leaders: DAVE BEYMER, MAURA RAFFENSPERGER
Jan 25-26 Tue-Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from December 2004

O: Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261'), Mayan Peak (6108'), Butterbredt Peak (5997'): Hike these four peaks in Kern County, spending the night car camping in Red Rock Canyon State Park. Black is 4 miles round trip, 1300' gain, and Red is 4 miles round trip with 1400' gain. Mayan and Butterbredt north of Mojave are steep, sandy hikes of 3 miles round trip and 1800' gain, and 2 3/4 miles round trip and 1200' gain, respectively. Dirt road drive to trailhead requires high-clearance vehicle. We might change the order in which we hike these four peaks. Come for one day or two, as you like. Email leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jan 29 Sat Hundred Peaks
Annual Awards Banquet: The 40th anniversary of the first Hundred Peaks Section Annual Awards Banquet will be at Les Freres Taix Restaurant, 1911 Sunset Blvd, in Los Angeles, just as it was in 1965. No host bar at 5 PM, dinner 6:30 PM. Traditional HPS acknowledgment of member achievements follows. This evening is devoted to the memories and recollections of HPS members about the early days of the HPS. Send $30 per person to reservationist SANDY BURNSIDE. Specify beef, fish or vegetarian entree. No sase reqd. Send email address or phone # for confirmation. Tickets will be held at the door.
February
Feb 4 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 7

I: Asbestos Mountain (5265'): A short and pretty peak south of Palm Desert, 3 miles round trip, 1000' gain, mainly in desert (can you say "lots of prickly plants"?) terrain. Possibility of sneaking in a visit to a nearby peak, depending on time, energy, accessibility (after the recent storms, the roads may have washed away). Meet at 8:30AM at Mountain Center or 9AM at the intersection of Highway 74 and Palm Canyon Drive (see peak guide). Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
Feb 5-6 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Orange County Sierra Singles
I: Whale Peak (5349'), Asbestos Mountain (5265'): Saturday we hike Whale, approximately 9 miles 2300' gain cross-country with bouldering and lots of cactus in Anza-Borrego State Park. Car camp in the park Saturday night, State Park use/parking fee applicable. Sunday AM drive to Asbestos for a short 3 miles, 1000' gain hike in desert terrain, approximately 2-3 hours round trip. Rain cancels. Email conditioning and rideshare info to Leaders: ROBERT and MARKEY NEIGHBORS
Feb 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Fox Mountain #2 (5033'), Condor Peak (5440'): 13 miles round trip, 3600' gain. A strenuous but moderately paced climb of two San Gabriel beauties. We might throw in Iron #2 and Gleason depending on the group. Bring lunch and 10 essentials. Meet 6:30 AM La Cañada rideshare pt. Rain cancels. Leader: GARY SCHENK Assistant: GEORGE WYSUP
Feb 9 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 16

O: Modjeska Peak (5496'), Santiago Peak (5687'): Enjoy the highest point in Orange County, and its Saddleback mate during the winter season without the motorized crowd. Strenuous 17 miles round trip, 5000' gain. Hiking is on road, firebreak, and trail. Usually great views. Storms may cancel. Bring snowshoes if conditions warrant. Call or email leader week of trip for details. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, SANDY BURNSIDE
Feb 9 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mount Disappointment (5960'), Mount Deception (5796'): 6 miles round trip, 1700' of gain. Meet 9AM La Cañada with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, DAN BUTLER
Feb 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Markham (5742'), Mount Lowe (5603'): Get ready for Spring with this great conditioning hike up historic Mount Lowe. Moderately paced 11 miles round trip, 4200' gain total. Meet 8:30 am at the north end of Lake Ave in Altadena. Bring minimum 3 quarts water, lunch. Rain, or snow on peaks, cancels. Co-Leaders: MAURA RAFFENSPERGER, DAVE BEYMER
Feb 15 Tue SMS, SPS, DPS, HPS, LPC
Annual Joint Meeting: This year hosted by the Ski Mountaineers. Meet and make plans with your friends and learn activities of these groups. Each group will give a presentation of their scope and upcoming plans. 7:30 pm Griffith Park Ranger Station Auditorium (4730 Crystal Springs Dr in Griffith Park).
Feb 21 Mon Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 1

I: Rattlesnake Peak (5826'): Originally scheduled on January 1 as a celebration of the anniversary of Wolf breaking his leg (on Chuckwalla on New Years Day, 2002), we now have no good excuse to visit to this brushy peak above Azusa. Well, it's on the List? Expect a slow pace as we do these 9 miles of cross-(brushy)-country, 3700' gain. Did I mention there might be brush? E-mail or SASE early to Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Feb 19-20 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
I: Mayan Peak (6108'), Butterbredt Peak (5997'), Skinner Peak (7120'): Three peaks in Jawbone Canyon area. Moderately paced, strenuous over varying terrain. Dirt road. Both days 8 miles 3000' gain. Saturday night car camp. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Co-Leader: BOB BEACH
Feb 19-20 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Lost Horse Mountain (5313'), Warren Point (5103'), Chaparrosa Peak (5541'): The desert plateau at Joshua Tree National Park should be picturesque and pleasantly cool this time of year. First two peaks Saturday on separate easy hikes of about 4 miles round trip, 1100' gain each. Sunday visit nearby Yucca Valley for a loop trip within a new nature preserve, 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain. Car camp possible. Come for either or both days. Call or email leader week of hike for trip details. Leader: TOM HILL. Co-Leader: MARLEN MERTZ
Feb 21 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Rattlesnake Peak (5826'): Postponed due to weather concerns. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Feb 23 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Colby Canyon to Josephine Peak (5558'): 10 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Moderate pace. Shorter hike to Josephine Saddle optional. Meet 9 am La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, DON SIMINSKI
Feb 26 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Visit this nearby peak, the highest point in the city of Los Angeles, moderately strenuous 10 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Usually great views during the winter season. Storms may cancel. Call or email leader week of trip for details. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP. Co-Leader: TOM HILL
Feb 26 Sat Lower Peaks, Hundred Peaks
CANCELED DUE TO TRAIL CLOSURE

O: Agua Tibia (4779'): Leaders: GABRIELE RAU, DON CWIK
Feb 26 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Whale Peak (5349'): A popular and pretty peak in the Anza-Borrego, Whale by Route 2 is 5 miles round trip, 1400' gain. This route involves some quite gnarly dirt road driving (if we wimp out along the way, expect to walk an additional few miles and climb some extra feet -- more details will be provided closer to the trip date). Expect boulders, plants with thorns, and awe-inspiring desert scenery. E-mail or SASE early with information about your 4WD or high clearance vehicle (if you have one!) to Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Feb 27 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Granite Mountain #2 (5633'): You got Whale with us on Saturday and don't want an orphan? You didn't come on Saturday because the road was scary, but heard that there wasn't such an issue for Granite? It's true, we'll be doing a slight variant on Route 2, and parking on pavement. The hike will be 8 tough miles round trip, 3000' gain, some boulders, some brush, and it's not quite so pretty as Whale, but the views are still good, and it's on the List. E-mail or SASE early to Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Feb 27 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Mount Pinos (LO) (8831'), Sawmill Mountain (8818'), Grouse Mountain (8682'): Destination CHANGED to Tahquitz due to road closure -- contact George for new meeting time and place. Reservationist/Leader: GEORGE WYSUP. Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
March
Mar 4 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Cone Peak (6800'+): Warm up for Saturday's outing Rosa Point ... or Cone's more traditional companion, Palm View Peak, on this combination trail hike/brush push/rock scramble. Something for everybody? Approximately 9 miles round trip, 2000' gain, slow pace. Email or SASE early to Leader: KAREN LEVERICH Co-Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, WOLF LEVERICH
Mar 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

O: Palm View Peak (7160'): Moderately paced, 8 miles round trip, 1600' gain, mostly trail up in the Desert Divide area! Come enjoy this beautiful area and, when we get there, try and figure out why this one is call Palm View! Moderately slow pace. Email Kathy during four days before event for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER, MARS BONFIRE
Mar 5 Sat Hundred Peaks, Desert Peaks
I: Rosa Point (5083'): Join us in this 14 mile, 4500' gain, desert hike. Moderately paced but strenuous hike on loose, steep terrain. Not recommended for beginners. Bring ten essentials, 4 liters of water minimum, snacks, lunch, and lugsoles. Gaitors are recommended for protection from abundant cholla. Send email (preferred) or SASE, with H&W phones, recent conditioning/hiking experience to Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, avollaire@adelphia.net, 951 544-9763 Assistant: KAREN ISAACSON LEVERICH
Mar 5 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
I: Pacifico Mountain (7124'): Hike Pacific Crest Trail from Three Points to Mill Creek Summit, ascend Pacifico Mtn. off trail from the east via pathfinder route. Moderately paced 16 mile 2500' gain/loss one way hike in remote area of San Gabriels. Great desert views. Long car shuttle required. Meet 7:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring 3 quarts water, lunch, lugsole boots, raingear. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: DAVE COPLEN
Mar 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
Canceled

I: Snowshoe in the San Gabriels: Leader: SANDY SPERLING. Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Mar 5-6 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Natural Science
I: Jean Peak (10,670'), Drury Peak (10,162'), Marion Mountain (10,362'): Snowshoe to Tamarack Valley Sat from tram station to set up basecamp. From there we'll tag up to 3 peaks (and maybe San Jacinto) before packing out Sunday afternoon. Moderately paced weekend of about 10-12 miles, about 3000' gain, identifying critter tracks and major flora along the way. Esase (preferable) or phone leader SHERRY ROSS with h & w phones, carpool info, recent conditioning, snow camping & snowshoe experience. Leaders: SHERRY ROSS chlross@yahoo.com, HARVEY GANZ
Mar 6 Sun Hundred Peaks
CANCELED DUE TO ROAD CLOSURE

O: Old Man Mountain (5525'), Monte Arido (6010'): Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Assistant: ROXANA LEWIS
Mar 8 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Snowshoe in the San Gabriels or Big Bear area: Update: destination will probably be Grays Peak, 3-7 miles round trip, less than 1000' gain. Pace will be moderate. If the winter snowfall is good, we should still have some nice choices. Email Sandy four days before event for details. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Mar 9 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'): 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain. On the popular route from Red Box to the spectacular view at the top. Shorter options. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with suitable clothing layers, water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SOUTHERN COURTNEY
Mar 9 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 1

I: Rattlesnake Peak (5826'): Originally scheduled on January 1 as a celebration of the anniversary of Wolf breaking his leg (on Chuckwalla on New Years Day, 2002), we now have no good excuse to visit to this brushy peak above Azusa. Well, it's on the List? Expect a slow pace as we do these 9 miles of cross-(brushy)-country, 3700' gain. Did I mention there might be brush? E-mail or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, DAVE COMERZAN
Mar 11 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

M: Five Fingers (5174'): 2 miles round trip, 900' gain along sandy trail and up steep, decomposing rock suitable only for experienced rock scramblers. High clearance 4WD advised. West of Hwy 14 near Ridgecrest. Slow pace. Call Mars (661-609-8218) during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Mar 12 Sat K-9 Committee, Hundred Peaks
O: Caliente Mountain (5106'): Join us for this moderately strenuous hike near Cuyama in the Los Padres area. 11 miles 3000' gain. Bring lugs, lunch and plenty of water for you and well-conditioned K-9 friend. We may explore this fascinating geological area if there is time and interest. SASE/email leaders for meeting time/place. Leaders: JULIE RUSH, GREG & MIRNA ROACH
Mar 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
Revised destinations due to road closures

I: Mayan Peak (6108'), Butterbredt Peak (5997'): Moderately paced hikes on cross-country routes north of Mojave. Butterbredt 3 miles 1200' gain; Mayan 3 miles, 1800' gain with world class scree descent. We will check out the wildflowers along the route if participants want. Beginners welcome. Dirt driving with high clearance vehicles. Meet 6:30 AM Sylmar rideshare point. Bring the essentials, at least 3 quarts of water, and lunch. If in doubt email or call George. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, KENT SCHWITKIS
Mar 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Tecuya Mountain (7155'+): CANCELED DUE TO LEADER'S SCHEDULING CONFLICT (was 8AM Flying J). Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
Mar 12 Sat Orange County Sierra Singles
I: Mount Pinos Backcountry Ski Tour: Moderately strenuous 4 mile, 500' gain to panoramic vista. Ski from end of Mount Pinos Highway to summit at Condor Point. Possible side trips to Inspiration Point, other destinations, or just playing may add a few miles plus a few 100' gain. Part of route may be in pre-existing tracks, but recent snowfall, rutted trail or aesthetics may require breaking new trail. Intermediate cross-country skill required; metal-edged backcountry skis and backcountry boots recommended. Email/phone experience/conditioning to Leader: MARK MITCHELL Co-Leader: KEITH MARTIN
Mar 12 Sat Sierra Peaks, WTC
M: Mount San Antonio (Baldy) (10,064') Snow Climb: Strenuous 8 mile, 3900' gain. Restricted to Sierra Club members with ice axe and crampon proficiency. Group size limited. Contact Leader: DON CROLEY Co-Leader: TOM McDONNELL
Mar 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Little Cahuilla Mountain (5042'), Cahuilla Mountain (5635'), Lookout Mountain #1 (5590'): Visit these isolated summits between Idyllwild and Temecula, moderately strenuous, 11 miles total trip, 3300' gain for all three. Do one or all. Several miles of easy dirt road driving, high-clearance vehicles recommended. Storms may cancel. Call or email Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: GARY SCHENK, TOM HILL
Mar 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: The Pinnacles (5737'), Mount Marie Louise (5507'): Moderately paced 6 mile, 1600' gain hike Northwest of Lake Arrowhead. Bring lunch, water, lug boots. Meet Pomona rideshare point 7 am. Co-Leaders: MARK ALLEN, KAREN and WOLF LEVERICH
Mar 14 Mon Hundred Peaks
Management Meeting: Please join us for our monthly open management committee meeting. For time and location, contact Programs Chair: JOE YOUNG
Mar 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

O: Josephine Peak (5558'+) Ramble for Leaders: Are you an HPS leader or considering becoming one? HPS used to have periodic "pizza parties" for leaders to interact and plan future hikes, but finding a good time became tricky. Someone suggested doing it on trail instead. So ... join us on an 8 mile round trip, 1900' gain, amble up Josephine. Opportunities for leaders to meet other leaders and discuss future leads. Non-leaders welcome, but be warned: we'll probably encourage you to enter the leadership pipeline. Meet at La Cañada rideshare at 8AM. Rain postpones. Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH, YOUR NAME HERE
Mar 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe (5603'+): Join us in this moderately paced, but strenuous, 12 mile round trip, 3800' gain, hike to Mount Lowe. Not recommended for beginners. Our trail will take us past Echo Mountain and Inspiration Point. Meet at 7:30 AM at north end of Lake Ave in Altadena. Bring 3 liters of water, snacks, lunch, lugsoles, and clothing layers for possible cold and windy conditions. Rain cancels. Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, avollaire@adelphia.net, 951 544-9763 Assistant: LAURA JOSEPH
Mar 19 Sat Hundred Peaks, OCSS
I: Queen Mountain (5680') from Indian Cove: Rough tough scramble up a ridge near Rattlesnake Canyon to follow a watercourse through no-man's land. Very strenuous, unique cross-country route with a look at three pictograph sites en route. Approximately 10 miles round trip, 3000' hard won gain. Well conditioned, non-tigers send SASE early with experience, H/W phones to Leader: DIANE DUNBAR Assistants: ROBERT and MARKEY NEIGHBORS
Mar 19-20 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
I: Whale Peak (5349'), Garnet Mountain (5680+'), Garnet Peak (5880+'), Sheephead Mountain (5896'): Moderately paced, strenuous, mostly cross-country/brush, in desert terrain. Day 1: Whale 5 miles round trip, 1400' gain, bad dirt road driving; Garnet Mountain 1 mile round trip, 200' gain. Car camp at Foster Lodge. Day 2: 6 miles 1500' gain. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Co-Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN
Mar 19-20 Sat-Sun Trails
O: Cutca Trail Maintenance: Work on scenic wilderness trail on north side of Palomar Mountain. (HPS uses this trail on one of its routes to Eagle Crag.) Backpack 7 miles, 1000' gain each way. Forest Service provides tools, no experience necessary. Send sase/phone/email to Leader: ALAN COLES Co-Leaders: CHARLIE KNAPKE, GAIL HANNA
Mar 20 Sun Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
O: Ken Point (6423'): Celebrate the Vernal Equinox on this moderately paced PCT outing near Idyllwild in semi-desert terrain, moderately strenuous 16 miles round trip, 2600' gain, offering spectacular views of the Coachella Valley. Naturally, we shall also pay our respects to "Barbie" along the way. Paved road driving. For trip details and reservation send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ, GEORGE WYSUP
Mar 20 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Granite Peaks (7527'), Mineral Mountain (7238'), Tip Top Mountain (7623'): Strenuous (but at moderate pace) 10 miles round trip, 2800' gain cross-country hiking in pinyon/ Joshua forest near Arrastre Creek East of Big Bear. Some class 2 scrambling; some dirt road driving (please volunteer your high clearance or 4WD vehicle). Phone or email Leader: PAT ARREDONDO Co-Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU
Mar 21 Mon Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Hawes Peak (6751'), White Mountain #1 (7727'): A couple of nice (?) orphans north of Fawnskin and Big Bear Lake. Hawes is 5 miles round trip, 1300' gain. Some combination of trail and steep cat track up a ridge. We might be able to drive to the top of White, depending on gates and vehicles. Otherwise, 6 miles round trip, 1100' gain, all on a dirt road. The pace will be slow. The views can be awesome. E-mail or SASE early to Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
Mar 22 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Deer Mountain (5536'): 10 miles, 2100' gain over brushy terrain with downed trees. Might visit one or more area peaks. High clearance 4WD advised. On north side of San Bernardino Mountains. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Mar 26 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

O: Cleghorn Mountain (5333'), Cajon Mountain (5360'), Sugarpine Mountain (5478'), Monument Peak #2 (5290'): Moderate 6 miles round trip, 2000' gain along a driving loop east of Cajon Pass. Meet 7:30 a.m. Fairplex Park & Ride, exit Fairplex off 10 Fwy. Bring lunch, lugs, all weather clothing. 4WD vehicles appreciated. Call leader the week of hike to confirm. Rain cancels. Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, JAMES CARDEN
Mar 26-27 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Quail Mountain (5800+'), Warren Point (5103'): Moderately paced desert hikes in Joshua Tree National Park. Saturday do Quail, 10 miles round trip, 1800' gain cross-county. Sunday do Warren Point, 4 miles round trip, 1000' gain on trail and cross-country. Carcamp with Happy Hour Saturday night. Limited campsites; send sase or esase with contact info ASAP to Maura to reserve space. Leaders: DAVE BEYMER, MAURA RAFFENSPERGER
Mar 26-27 Sat-Sun Wilderness Adventures, WTC
I: Snow Camping/Cornell Peak (9750') & San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): Moderately paced but moderately strenuous snow camping and peak climbing trip in the San Jacinto Wilderness. 4 miles 1500' gain on first day from the Palm Springs Aerial Tram with full backpack on snowshoes. 5-7 miles, 2000' gain of peak climbing with snowshoes and daypacks on 2nd day, before we pack out 2 miles to the tram. Participants should expect to traverse and climb moderately steep snow covered slopes. WTC students given first priority. Send 2 sase, H&W phones, email, recent backpacking/conditioning experience to Leader: DAVID COPLEN Co-Leader: WILL McWHINNEY
Mar 30 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074') via Stone Canyon Trail: Destination probably changed to saddle near Fox Peak, due to stream flow on the route to Lukens. 7 miles round trip, 3300' gain to the highest point in the city of Los Angeles. Hopefully, we will have beautiful wildflowers. Meet 9 AM supermarket parking lot (NE corner Foothill Bl and Mt Gleason Rd in Sunland, Thomas Guide p 503-H3) with water, lunch, good footwear. Heavy rain cancels. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, RON ROSIEN
April
Apr 1 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from December 5

O: Pyramid Peak (7035'), Pine Mountain #2 (7054'), Lion Peak (6868'): Three fine peaks (well, Lion is nice) on the Desert Divide. Mostly on the PCT with some intriguing detours. About 12 miles round trip, 2400' gain, slow pace. E-mail or SASE early to Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH Co-Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

O: Cole Point (5604'): 3 miles, 1400' gain on steep and loose ridge suitable only for agile hikers. Might visit neighboring peaks. Off Angeles Forest Highway in San Gabriel Mountains. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: KATHY CHEEVER
Apr 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Tecuya Mountain (7155'): Join us for what may be carpets of wild flowers and vistas of poppy covered hills near Frazier Park. Moderately-paced 6 miles round trip, 2100' gain on trail and cross-country. Meet 9 AM at the Sylmar rideshare. Leader: MAURA RAFFENSPERGER Co-leader: DAVE BEYMER
Apr 2-3 Sat-Sun Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
I: Whale Peak (5349'), Granite Peak (5633'): Two of the leader's favorite peaks. Saturday climb Whale Peak, 9 miles round trip, 1700' gain. Sunday do Granite from the south (Oriflamme Canyon), 8 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Both are moderately paced but strenuous hikes. Carcamp Friday and/or Saturday nights. Saturday evening potluck. Bring goodies to share, water, lunch, 10 essentials, all-weather gear for dayhikes. Leader: HARVEY GANZ Assistant: SHERRY ROSS
Apr 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
Reschedule of earlier outing to replace Cleghorn, Marie Louise, etc.

I: Mount Pinos (LO) (8831'), Sawmill Mountain (8818'), Grouse Mountain (8682'): 10 miles, 2500' gain snowshoe hike includes highest points in Kern and Ventura Counties. Moderate pace. Email with brief info regarding rideshare and recent conditioning to Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, KENT SCHWITKIS
Apr 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Lookout Mountain #2 (6812'): Visit this historic summit on a moderately paced, strenuous hike on trail and steep, slippery, brushy cross-country, 10 miles round trip, 2500' gain. Meet 7:30 AM Monrovia rideshare point (Park-N-Ride Myrtle Ave, 1 block S of I-210 Fwy). Bring ten essentials, water and lunch. Co-Leaders: MARK ALLEN, KAREN and WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 3 Sun Verdugo Hills, K-9 Committee
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Hike to Mount Lukens from Haines Canyon on Sister Elsie Trail. 8 miles, 2800' gain. K9 must be conditioned for steep trail. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, good soles; long pants and boots recommended due to foliage and loose track. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, BRUCE HALE
Apr 8 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Pinyon Peak (6805'): 5.5 miles round trip, 2450' gain through pinyon forest and sage brush with a couple of very short rock scramble sections. South of Hwy 178 and west of Hwy 14. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 9 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule (from WTC newsletter)

I: Bernard Peak (5430'), Little Berdoo Peak (5440+'): Two lesser traveled HPS peaks in Joshua Tree National Park. Grand views into the Coachella Valley and the park. Relaxed pace, moderate 6 miles rocky cross-country loop with 1450' gain. 12 mile dirt road approach. Esase/sase recent conditioning, H&W phones, rideshare info to Leader: GARY BICKEL (gbickel@socal.rr.com or 562-743-6526) Assistant: SANDY BURNSIDE
Apr 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Black Mountain #4 (6149'): Moderately paced 5 mile round trip, 1200' gain hike, all cross-country, some moderate brush (don't wear shorts), steep in places. Dirt road driving -- high clearance vehicles recommended. Wonderful views from this peak between Big Bear and Joshua Tree. Send email/sase to Leader: DAVE CANNON Assistants: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 9 Sat Palos Verdes-South Bay, Hundred Peaks
M: Strawberry Peak (6164'): Moderate 6 miles round trip, 2600' gain via Colby Canyon. Experience and comfort on class 3 rock required. Meet 9 AM Colby Canyon parking area (11 miles from La Cañada, 1 mile beyond Angeles Crest/Angeles Forest junction). Bring good boots, something with "strawberries" to share on top. Rain cancels. Leaders: RICHARD BOARDMAN, BOB BEACH
Apr 9-10 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, WTC
I: Queen Mountain (5680'+): Joshua Tree backpack 1 mile to dry camp. Saturday visit Pine City, practice navigation in the desert and climb one of the unnamed peaks. Sunday hike 6 miles 1200' gain cross-country to Queen & pack out. WTC or equivalent required. Send sase or email, H&W phones, recent conditioning/experience, rideshare info Leader: LYNDA ARMBRUSTER Assistant: CHERYL GILL
Apr 9-10 Sat-Sun Orange County Sierra Singles, WTC
I: Snow Camping/Cornell Peak (9750') & San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): Snow camping and peak climbing trip in the San Jacinto Wilderness. 4 miles, 1500' gain the first day from the Palm Springs Tram, most with full backpack while on snowshoes. 7 miles of peak climbing, 2000' gain with snowshoes and daypacks the second day, before we pack out 3 miles to tram. Participants should expect to traverse and climb snow-covered slopes. WTC or equivalent required. Send email/sase, H&W phones, recent conditioning/hiking experience to Leader: LISA BUCKLEY Co-Leader: RON CAMPBELL
Apr 10 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

O: Skinner Peak (7120'): Join us on this spring hike along the Pacific Crest Trail from Bird Spring Pass. Moderate 8 miles round trip, 1700' gain. Dirt road driving with high clearance 4x4 recommended. Rain Cancels. Meet 7:30 a.m. Sylmar rideshare. Bring ten essentials, water, and goodies. Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, JAMES CARDEN
Apr 12 Tue Hundred Peaks
Management Meeting: Please join us for our monthly open management committee meeting. For time and location, contact Programs Chair: JOE YOUNG
Apr 12 Tue Hundred Peaks
Canceled or postponed

I: Quail Mountain (5800'): Replaced by rescheduled Outing to Deer, see below. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Apr 12 Tue Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 22

I: Deer Mountain (5536'): 10 miles, 2100' gain over brushy terrain with downed trees. Might visit one or more area peaks. High clearance 4WD advised. On north side of San Bernardino Mountains. Slow pace. Email Sandy or call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Co-Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, SANDY BURNSIDE, GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 13 Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Monrovia Peak (5409'): This outing must be postponed to a new date. Will appear later (below) in this schedule of outings, once the new date has been determined. Up to 14 miles round trip and 5300' gain of roads, trails, firebreaks, perhaps some bonus brush-pushing. Anticipate a slow pace and a possible return in the dark. Email or SASE with conditioning and experience to Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
Apr 15-17 Fri-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Big Four: Samon Peak (6227'), Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce Peak (6536'): Three day, two night backpack mainly on dirt roads and trails in Santa Barbara County (Big Pine is the high point of Santa Barbara County) with some steep cross-country. Total statistics: about 50 miles and 9000' gain, though individual days will be under 20 miles and approx. 3000' gain. Please e-mail or SASE with conditioning and backpacking experience at least a week before the outing to Pat Arredondo. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU and PAT ARREDONDO
Apr 16-17 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
I: Heald Peak (6901'), Nicolls Peak (6070'), Pilot Knob (6200+'): Moderately paced, strenuous over varying terrain. Day 1: 12 miles round trip, 5000' gain. Car camp at Walker Pass. Day 2 "involves the nastiest 6 miles round trip and 3400' gain on the HPS list" Wysup. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Co-Leader: BOB BEACH
Apr 16-17 Sat-Sun Wilderness Adventures, Natural Science, Hundred Peaks
O: Carrizo Plain National Monument, Caliente Mountain (5106'), Peak Mountain (5843'), McPherson Peak (5749'): Saturday explore the new National Monument, an area of fascinating geology with a unique biosystem, or join an excursion to view wildflowers in the Bates Canyon area, 6-8 total miles, up to 1500' gain, including the HPS summits of Peak Mtn and McPherson if conditions permit, with Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Primitive camp Sat night or search out nearby Maricopa or New Cuyama for more "civilized" accommodations. Sunday rendezvous at the southern end of the Monument for a caravan to the Caliente Mountain trailhead for a long but interesting, moderately paced hike on a gated road to Caliente Mountain, 17 miles round trip, 3000' gain, to view the plains from the high ridges and visit the summit cabin at the high point of San Luis Obispo County. Much dirt road driving. For trip details and reservation send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ, GEORGE WYSUP Naturalists: GINNY HERINGER, SHERRY ROSS, RON ZAPPEN
Apr 16 Sat 20s and 30s Section, Hundred Peaks
O: Colby Canyon to Josephine Pk (5558'): Just which Josephine is this peak named after? Since Josephine is my middle name, I'd venture to say it's named after me; Although others would say the peak is named for the daughter of Phil Beque, a ranch owner in the vicinity or Josephine Lippencott, wife of USGS surveyor Joseph Barlow Lippencott. In any case, please join us on this scenic hike with wonderful views of the San Gabriels. We will begin the hike from Colby Canyon and hike approximately 8 miles round trip and 2100' gain at a moderate pace. This hike is for well-conditioned intermediate level hikers (no beginners please). Bring at least two quarts of water, lunch, a snack to share with the group, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lug-soled shoes and some cash for a possible post-hike get-together. Meet at 9:00 am (leave promptly at 9:15 am) at the La Cañada carpool point, on the Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2) just N of Foothill Fwy (Hwy 210). Park .2 mi up the road, on the right side of the Angeles Crest Highway. NOTE: You will need a Wilderness pass ($5) which can be obtained from Shell gas station at the bottom of the road. Heavy rain cancels. We will hike in light to medium rain. No dogs please. Leaders: PAMELA ROWE, DAVID GOLDSTEIN
Apr 17 Sun Hundred Peaks, Orange County Sierra Singles
New Outing not in Schedule

O: Jones Peak (3375') -- Old Mt. Wilson Trail Loop: 8 mile, 2500' gain, hike from Bailey Canyon to top of Jones Peak above Sierra Madre, down to Old Mt. Wilson Trail and back to Sierra Madre. Enjoy great views. Meet 8 AM at the Old Mt. Wilson Trailhead in Sierra Madre at Mira Monte Ave. Short car shuttle to Bailey Cyn. Trailhead. Exit 210 Fwy at Baldwin Ave., N to Mira Monte Ave., R on the Mira Monte. Bring water, lunch, lug soles, hat. Rain, fire postpones. Leader: ANA CADEZ Assistants: KAREN and WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 19-20 Tue-Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from December 2004

O: Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261'), Mayan Peak (6108'), Butterbredt Peak (5997'): Hike these four peaks in Kern County, spending the night car camping in Red Rock Canyon State Park. Black is 4 miles round trip, 1300' gain, and Red is 4 miles round trip with 1400' gain. Mayan and Butterbredt north of Mojave are steep, sandy hikes of 3 miles round trip and 1800' gain, and 2 3/4 miles round trip and 1200' gain, respectively. Dirt road drive to trailhead requires high-clearance vehicle. We might change the order in which we hike these four peaks. Come for one day or two, as you like. Email leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Apr 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7003'), Mount Akawie (7283'): Three moderate, pleasant peaks along the Angeles Crest, relaxed pace, 7 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Additional peaks possible. For trip info call or email leader during week before hike. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hawkins (8850'): 6 miles round trip 1600' gain hike to this high peak in the Angeles National Forest where the air is still clear. Meet 8:30 AM at La Cañada ride share point. Bring water, lunch, wear boots. Be ready for any kind of weather. Rain, snow cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, MARY McMANNES
Apr 23 Sat Crescenta Valley, K-9 Committee
O: Islip Saddle via Little Jimmy's Campground to Mount Islip (8250'): 41 miles from La Cañada. Well-mannered K9s welcome, but must be leashed at lunch. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lugsoles, water, lunch. Leaders: AL MADER, CATHY KISSINGER, OLIVIA HERNANDEZ
Apr 23-24 Sat-Sun Palos Verdes-South Bay, Hundred Peaks
I: Martinez Mountain (6560'), Sheep Mountain (5141'), Asbestos Mountain (5265'): Saturday very strenuous 18 mile 5500' gain hike to Martinez and Sheep. Car camp and happy hour Sat night in local campground. Sunday easy 3 mile 1000' gain to Asbestos. Send sase/email with recent conditioning and experience, H&W phones, email, rideshare info to Bob. Co-Leaders: BOB BEACH, KEITH MARTIN
Apr 24 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

C/O: Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440'): This outing must be postponed to a new date. Will appear later (below) in this schedule of outings, once the new date has been determined. Joint hike with folks from Zen Mountain Center. We invited trainees at ZMC to join our hike to these two peaks (about 14 miles round trip and 2600' gain). Both peaks are near Mountain Center on the Desert Divide. For those who are interested, following the hike there will be a brief introduction to the philosophy and practice of Zen Buddhism. Email leaders a few days in advance. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 24 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Eagle Crag (5077'): 18 miles, 3700' gain, mostly on trail, some brush. Plenty of ticks for everyone! Some dirt road driving requiring AWD vehicles. Email to George stating recent conditioning. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, GARY SCHENK
Apr 24 Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science
Rescheduled to May 14

I: White Mountain #1 (7727') and Deep Creek Hot Springs: Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN. Co-Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Apr 24 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe (5603'), Mount Markham (5742'): Moderate 6 miles round trip, 1100' gain on road, trail, and a bit of steep use trail. Enjoy panoramic views from atop these peaks. Slow pace, no tigers, newcomers welcome! Sturdy hikers can stay for bonus peaks. Meet 9 am La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, 10 essentials. Leaders: MARK ALLEN, CHERYL GILL
Apr 26 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Fox Mountain #1 (5167'): 6 miles, 1800' gain along occasionally steep and loose ridge suitable only for adroit hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Northwest of Frazier Park. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Apr 27 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074') via Stone Cyn Trail: 7 miles round trip, 3300' gain. A real climb at moderate pace to the highest point in the city of Los Angeles. Meet 9 AM supermarket parking lot on NE corner Foothill Bl and Mt Gleason Rd (Exit 210 Fwy at Lowell N then W) with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, DON SIMINSKI
Apr 29-May 2 Fri-Mon Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Big Four: Samon Peak (6227'), Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce Peak (6536'): The all-time hexed hike of 2004, maybe we'll have better luck in 2005? This will be a relatively slow-paced four day, three night backpack mainly on dirt roads and trails in Santa Barbara County (Big Pine is the high point of Santa Barbara County), but with some steep annoying cross-country just to keep things interesting. Total statistics: about 50 miles and 9000' gain, though individual days will be under 20 miles and 3000' gain. Please email or SASE at least a week before the outing with conditioning and backpacking experience to Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
Apr 30 Sat Natural Science, Hundred Peaks
O: San Diego Creek Bike ride: Cruise along the San Diego Creek bike trail in Orange County and observe the many Sea, Marsh, and Shorebirds that inhabit this area. The ride will be at a moderate pace (30 miles, 300' gain/loss) with occasional stops at favorable areas for birding. We guarantee a fun time will be had by all. Sorry, no peak included. Trip will be limited to 12 participants. Natural Sciences credit offered. Send ESASE and/or questions to Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leader: SANDY SPERLING Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Apr 30-May 1 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: The Big Three -- San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'), Santa Cruz Peak (5570'): Strenuous, moderately paced, 33 miles round trip, 8600' gain backpack on road and cross-country up the east ridge of Santa Cruz in Los Padres National Forest, north of Lake Cachuma. Camp at McKinley Spring Saturday night. Satisfies WTC Experience Trip requirements. Send E-mail with phone numbers and recent conditioning experience to Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE Assistant: GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 30-May 1 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
CANCELED

I: Morris Peak (7215'), Mount Jenkins (7921'), Owens Peak (8453'): Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Co-Leader: BOB BEACH
May
May 6 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Sheephead Mountain (5896'): We were denied this peak last year: the Forest Service was doing a prescribed burn. Hopefully it'll work out better in 2005. For Sheephead, expect 3.5 miles round trip, 1000' of gain on road and through brush. If there's time, energy, and interest, other peaks in the area are possible. Feel free to suggest those you need when you email/SASE early to Karen. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
May 8 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Liebre Mountain (5760'), Sawtooth Mountain (5200+'), Burnt Mountain (5788'): Postponed to a future date due to road closure. Liebre is a nice drive up, the other 2 are not so pretty, but they're there. Don't expect flowers. 10 miles, 3000' gain on road and steep firebreak. Do one or all. 26 miles of dirt road driving, AWD vehicles needed. Call or email leader week of trip for details. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: DON CWIK, KENT SCHWITKIS
May 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 20

I: Granite Peaks (7527'), Mineral Mountain (7238'), Tip Top Mountain (7623'): Strenuous (but at moderate pace) 10 miles round trip, 2800' gain cross-country hiking in pinyon/Joshua forest near Arrastre Creek East of Big Bear. Some class 2 scrambling; some dirt road driving (please volunteer your high clearance or 4WD vehicle). Phone or email Leader: PAT ARREDONDO Co-Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU
May 7 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
Postponed due to access

I: Ross on Ross Mountain (7402'), Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), Mount Burnham (8997'): Replaced by Williamson loop (see below). Leader: SHERRY ROSS Assistants: HARVEY GANZ, KENT SCHWITKIS
May 7 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
Replaces postponed "Ross on Ross" outing

I: Mount Williamson (8214'), Pallett Mountain (7760+'), Will Thrall Peak (7845'), Pleasant View Ridge (7983'): Moderately paced strenuous hike, pretty area in Angeles NF; 15 miles round trip, 4500' gain on trail and xcountry. USFS Parking Permit required. Bring about 4 quarts water, lunch, 10 essentials. Rain postpones. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader. Leader: SHERRY ROSS Assistants: HARVEY GANZ, KENT SCHWITKIS
May 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
Postponed until August 6

O: Southwell Peak (7840'): Replaced by Morris Peak (see below.) Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER, MARS BONFIRE
May 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
Replaces Southwell hike

O: Morris Peak (7215'): 8 miles, 2000' gain along Pacific Crest Trail and secondary trail in Southern Sierra north of Mojave. Slow pace. Contact Mars or Kathy before event for status and details. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER
May 7 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
O: Mount Gleason (6502'): Via Pacific Crest Trail from Messenger Flats Campground to Mill Creek Summit. Moderately paced, 12 mile, 1500' gain/loss one way hike on PCT in remote area of northern San Gabriels. Enjoy this spring hike through a beautiful pine forest with great desert views. Long car shuttle required. 3 miles of good dirt road driving. Meet 7:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring 3 quarts water, lunch, lugsole boots. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: BRENT COSTELLO
May 7 Sat K-9 Committee, Hundred Peaks
O: Skinner Peak (7120'): Join us to smell the spring flowers on this Mojave Desert peak on 7 easy miles round trip, 1700' gain. Meet 7:30 AM Sylmar rideshare point or at 6:45 AM for breakfast at Dennys. Bring water for you and your K-9 buddy, leash, lunch & lugsoles. Leaders: JULIE RUSH, MIKE SANDFORD
May 7 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
Canceled

O: Antimony Historical Mining District, Antimony Peak (6848'): Canceled due to road closure. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: MARLEN MERTZ
May 7 Sat Crescenta Valley, K-9 Committee
O: Buckhorn to Waterman Mountain (8038'): Moderate 6 miles, 1300' gain, 34 miles from La Cañada. Well-mannered K9s welcome, but must be leashed at lunch. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lugsoles, water, lunch. Leaders: AL MADER, CATHY KISSINGER, OLIVIA HERNANDEZ
May 7 Sat Wilderness Adventures
O: Mount Wilson (5710'): Moderately strenuous 14 miles round trip, 4500' gain hike at a moderate pace, no tigers. We'll start on the Sierra Madre trail and finish at Chantry Flat. Short car shuttle to starting point. Meet 8AM lower parking lot at Chantry Flat (from I-210, exit Santa Anita Ave N to end of road). Bring 2-3 quarts water, lunch, lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leaders: GARY ANDERSON, DAVE HEFFERNAN
May 8 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Liebre Mountain (5760'), Sawtooth Mountain (5200+'), Burnt Mountain (5788'): Postponed to June 1, due to road closures. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: DON CWIK, KENT SCHWITKIS
May 10 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

M: Antsell Rock (7679'): Replaced due to snow conditions with Apache Peak (7567') and Spitler Peak (7440'), an "I" (rather than "M") outing of about 14 miles, 2600' gain. Email leader (Sandy) the week before the event for details. Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, MARS BONFIRE
May 10 Tue Hundred Peaks
Management Meeting: Please join us for our monthly open management committee meeting. For time and location, contact Programs Chair: JOE YOUNG
May 11 Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Eagle Rest Peak (6005'): We will approach this peak through the Wind Wolves Preserve. The wild flowers at this time of year should be fantastic. 9 miles round trip, 3300' gain. Contact leader 2-3 days before hike for details. Bring water, lunch, and lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
May 13 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Lightner Peak (6430'), Bald Eagle Peak (6181'): Postponed until June 10 due to road closures, and replaced with Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261') (see below). Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
May 13 Fri Hundred Peaks
Replaces Lightner and Bald Eagle

I: Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261'): 7 miles round trip, 3500' gain over open and occasionally steep and rough high desert terrain suitable only for experienced hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. East of Hwy 14 and north of Mojave. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
May 14 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
Canceled or postponed

I: Old Man Mountain (5525'), Monte Arido (6010'): Canceled or postponed due to road and highway closures. But see trip to White #1 and Deep Creek Hot Springs, below... Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Co-Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN
May 14 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science
Rescheduled from April 24

I: White Mountain #1 (7727') and Deep Creek Hot Springs: 14th semi-annual Deep Creek Hot Springs hike/soak/swim with another peak. Roads closed last time, so we'll try it again. Moderately paced 10 miles, 1800' gain. Bring lunch, water, rain gear, lugs (swim suit optional). Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. High clearance vehicles desirable for dirt road driving. Plan on spending full day - it's near Big Bear, then Hesperia. Rain cancels. Send email (preferable - bholchin@cox.net) or sase with carpool info to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN. Co-Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS. Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS

Icons: Forest Service Pass
May 14 Sat LTC
I: Mount Lowe (5603') Beginning Navigation Clinic: 5 miles, 500' gain. Spend the day one-on-one with an instructor, learning/practicing map and compass. Beginners to rusty old timers welcome. Not a checkoff. Many expert leaders will attend. Many "I"-rated leaders started here in the past. Send sase, recent no-shows require $25 deposit (Sierra Club -- refunded at trailhead), H&W phones to Leader: DIANE DUNBAR Co-Leader: RICHARD BOARDMAN
May 14 Sat Camera
O: Mount Hillyer (6160'): 6 miles round trip, 1000' gain over good trail. We will explore and photograph along the trail to this beautiful little peak in our own Angeles Forest backyard. Meet 8:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, lugsoles, camera, Adventure Pass. Heavy rain cancels. Leaders: STEVE ANDERSON, ALISON BOYLE
May 14-15 Sat-Sun Orange County Sierra Singles
I: Backpack to Cornell Peak (9750'), Jean Peak (10,670'), Marion Mountain (10,320'), Drury Peak (10,160'), Folly Peak (10,480'), San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): We take the Palm Springs tram, hike to Round Valley Camp, then to Cornell Peak (4 miles, 1400' gain on trail and cross-country). Sunday the remaining (10 miles, 3200' gain on trail and cross-country), then hike out. Snow conditions, if any, will dictate details, routes, objectives. Send sase, H&W phones, recent backpack experience/conditioning to Leader: HARRY FORRY Co-Leader: DONNA SPECHT
May 15 Sun HPS, OC, OCSS
New Outing, not in Schedule (from Orange County newsletter)

O: Mount Williamson (8214'): Due to road closures, the destination of this hike is now Josephine Get your summer conditioning off to a great start and enjoy the beautiful high country on this 5 mile, 1700' gain loop hike. Easy paced, beginners welcome. Short car shuttle. Meet 8 AM at North Orange County Rideshare, 9 AM at La Cañada. Bring water, lunch, lug soles, jacket. Leaders: LYNDA ARMBRUSTER, GABRIELE RAU, DORIS DUVAL
May 16-18 Mon-Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'), Santa Cruz Peak (5570'): The Big Three! Strenuous, moderately paced 32 miles round trip 8000' gain backpack on road and cross-country in San Rafael Wilderness. Comfortable camping with water at McKinley Springs. Send email or SASE with recent conditioning and backing experience to hikes@mtpinos.com Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH
May 21-22 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Samon Peak (6227'): Backpack the Big 1! Samon is the stopper for the Big 4, so why not grab this legendary peak and then say, "never again"? Saturday enjoy a leisurely backpack along the road to Chokecherry Spring, 9.5 miles, 2400' gain, where we set up camp and carouse while veterans relate fearsome tales of past trips to the Big 4. Sunday we start early, dayhiking to the summit on a round trip of 6 miles, 1900' gain. Really, how hard can that be? Find out as we scramble the unstable slopes, and navigate around the chaparral to this peak. We backpack out in the afternoon for a final 9.5 miles with only 300' gain but now with stories of our own! Weekend totals 25 miles, 4600' gain. Brave souls send sase or esase to Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leader: KAREN LEVERICH
May 22-23 Sun-Mon LTC, WTC
I: Grinnell Ridge Navigation: Navigation noodles in San Bernardino National Forest for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresh, altimeter, campfire. Sunday checkout. To receive homework assignment, send navigation experience/training, any WTC, rideshare info, H&W phones, sase to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Assistant: BOB BRADSHAW
May 23 Mon Pasadena
O: Moonlight Hike to Mount Lowe or San Gabriel Peak from Eaton Saddle: Leaders' choice to enjoy night views above Los Angeles Basin on moderate 3-5 mile, 700'-1000' gain hike to historic peak in front range. Meet 7PM La Cañada rideshare point with water, snack, lugsoles, flashlight. Leaders: DON BREMNER, BYRON TAYLOR
May 24 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Heald Peak (6901'): 7 miles, 3400' gain over demanding terrain only for determined and conditioned hikers. Might visit Nicolls. High clearance 4WD advised. Near Isabella Lake. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
May 25 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Colby Canyon to Josephine Peak (5558'): 10 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Shorter hike to Josephine Saddle optional. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch and appropriate footwear. Leaders: RON ROSIEN, DAN BUTLER
May 28 Sat Wilderness Adventures
O: Mount Lowe (5603'): Scenic 13 mile, 3800' gain moderately paced loop hike past historic Echo Mountain on the Castle Canyon trail to Inspiration Point and on to Mount Lowe. Meet 7:50AM top of Lake Ave, Altadena, with 2 quarts water, lunch, rain gear. Heavy rain cancels. Leaders: GARY ANDERSON, DAVE HEFFERNAN
May 28-30 Sat-Mon Sierra Sage of South Orange County
O: Backpack, Mount San Jacinto Wilderness, Laws Camp: 10 miles round trip, 1600' gain. Optional day hikes to Tahquitz and San Jacinto Peaks. History, geology, flora, fauna, preservation discussed. All campers are self-supporting. Leader provides permit, water filters, dining fly, shovel. Send $15, sase to Leader: BRUCE BOYDSTON Assistant: BOB SIEBERT
June
Jun 1 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Ring over Waterman (8038'): From Buckhorn parking area up the Waterman Trail to peak. After lunch down to Cloudburst Summit, return on road to cars. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare. Leaders: BETH MIKA, DAN BUTLER
Jun 1 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 8

O: Liebre Mountain (5760'), Sawtooth Mountain (5200+'), Burnt Mountain (5788'): The road opens June 1. Liebre is a nice drive up, the other 2 are not so pretty, but they're there. Don't expect flowers. 10 miles, 2600' gain on road and steep firebreak. Do one or all. 26 miles of dirt road driving, AWD vehicles needed. Call or email George for details. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, DON CWIK, TOM HILL
Jun 2 Thu Hundred Peaks
Canceled

I: Mount Pinos (LO) (8831'), Sawmill Mountain (8818'), Grouse Mountain (8682'): Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: TOM HILL, DAVE COMERZAN
Jun 3 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Pilot Knob (6200'): Dayhike of Kern County peak near Walker Pass. Southernmost SPS peak, shared with HPS. Strenuous cross-country with yucca, brush, some scrambling. 6 miles, 3500' gain. Views of the Domelands. Mellow pace, especially if the day is warm. Send sase/email to Karen. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 4 Sat Hundred Peaks


O: Middle Hawkins (8505'), South Mount Hawkins (7783'): Rescheduled to August 6 due to road closures. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: KATHY CHEEVER
Jun 4 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 7

O: Southwell Peak (7840'): Strenuous, but will be moderately paced! A very beautiful hike via the Devil's Slide Trail. 14 miles, 3100' gain (2200' to peak, 900' on return) hike. Wilderness permit limits group size. Moderately slow pace. Email Kathy during four days before event for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 4 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Silver Peak (6756'), Gold Mtn (8235'), Arctic Point (8336'): Pick up a nice grouping of peaks north and east of Big Bear Lake, likely by 'pathfinder' routes. Approx 12 miles round trip, 3000' or more elevation gain. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: TOM HILL, LAURA JOSEPH

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Jun 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Liebre Mountain (5760'): Easy hike on pretty trail in the Angeles National Forest east of Gorman. 6 miles round trip, 1800' gain. Celebrate the 24th annual first Sunday in June hike with Stag. Veterans of hikes with Stag are encouraged to share their stories about hiking with Stag. Meet 8:00 AM at the Sylmar rideshare pt. or one hour earlier at Denny's for breakfast. Bring water, sturdy boots, USFS Adventure Pass, and something to share on forested summit. Leaders: JOE YOUNG and STAG BROWN

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Jun 5 Sun Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures, Natural Science
O: Suicide Rock (7528'): Despite the name this will be a relaxed paced hike of 6.5 miles, 1700' elevation gain on trail to popular rock climbers' destination in the San Jacinto Wilderness. There should be flora galore. Natural Science credit is available. Space is limited by wilderness permit restriction, so reserve early by email (preferred) or phone to Leader/Reservationist: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders/Naturalists: DUANE McRUER, SHERRY ROSS
Jun 5 Sun K-9 Committee, Hundred Peaks
O: San Gabriel Peak (6161'): Join us on trip to local peak, 4.5 miles round trip, 1400' gain. Good for beginners. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring Forest Adventure Pass, water for you and pal, lunch, leash, lugsoles. Leaders: CHARLOTTE FEITSHANS, TAMMY SOLKO
Jun 6-9 Mon-Thu Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Samon (6227'), Big Pine (6800'+), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce (6536'): Known as the Big Four, this will be a 3 night, 4-day backpack in the Los Padres National Forest. Totals for the trip will be 45 miles, 8000' gain. Bear canister will be needed. Rain or poor road conditions cancels. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 8 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Mt (8038') from Cloudburst Summit (7018'): After the peak it will be down the west ridge to Newcomb's. Car shuttle. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, BOB THOMPSON, BETH MIKA
Jun 10 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261'): Replaced by Lightner Peak (6430'), Bald Eagle Peak (6181') (see below). Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 10 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 13

I: Lightner Peak (6430'), Bald Eagle Peak (6181'): 3 miles round trip, 730' gain through pine and oak on Lightner and chaparral on Bald Eagle which has some rock sections suitable only for experienced rock scramblers. On either side of Caliente-Bodfish Road south of Isabella Lake. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 11 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science
New Outing not in Schedule

M: Tahquitz Peak (8846'), Red Tahquitz (8720'), Southwell Peak (7840'), Antsell Rock (7679'), Apache Peak (7667'), Spitler Peak (7440'): Moderately paced, strenuous over varying terrain. 18 miles round trip, 5200' gain point-to-point trek. Permit limits size. Rain postpones. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-leaders: SHERRY ROSS, HARVEY GANZ
Jun 11 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount San Antonio (10,064'), Mount Harwood (9552'), Ski Hut: Traditional, but always enjoyable, moderately paced loop hike of 12 miles, 3900' gain to the summit of Mt Baldy via the Ski Hut, with a return over nearby Harwood to the chair lift. Call or email leader week of hike for updated information. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: MARLEN MERTZ
Jun 14 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

M: Lily Rock (8000'): 3 miles 1600' gain on trail and cross-country. This hike out of Idyllwild involves a class three rock ascent to the summit. The pace will be moderate. Email leader (Sandy) the week before the event for details. Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 14 Tue Hundred Peaks
Management Meeting: Please join us for our monthly open management committee meeting. For time and location, see Lookout or contact Programs Chair: JOE YOUNG
Jun 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Brush Mountain (7048'), San Emigdio Mountain (7492'), Cerro Noroeste (8280+'), Lockwood Peak (6261'): Easy peak bagging extravaganza. 3 short hikes (total 6 miles, 2500' gain) in Los Padres National Forest. Possibly another peak if time permits. Some dirt driving, high clearance vehicles suggested. Bring most of the 10 essentials. Meet 6:30 AM Sylmar rideshare point. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, TOM HILL, KENT SCHWITKIS
Jun 18 Sat 20s & 30s Singles
O: San Gabriel, Mount Lowe, and Mount Disappointment: Join the Sierra Club as we hike three peaks in the Mt. Wilson area, San Gabriel Peak, Mt. Lowe, and the ever-popular Mt. Disappointment. These peaks are some of the highest in the front range of the San Gabriels and offer fine views of the entire city. We are starting at Eaton Saddle which is the easiest way to do these peaks. The hike is about 6 miles roundtrip with about 1500 vertical feet of gain and is rated moderate. Bring sturdy shoes (hiking boots strongly recommended), at least two liters of water, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, and a snack to SHARE. It can get cool on the peaks, so bring a jacket. Meet at 10:30am at the Sierra Club La Canada rideshare point. Optional dinner after the hike at a local dining establishment. Leaders: STEVEN BERSON, CAROL TUCKER
Jun 18 Sat Santa Clarita
O: Mount Gleason Evening Hike: Moderate 6 miles, 1000' gain along PCT through mixed conifer forest. Dinner at summit and back to trailhead by dark. Meet 3:30 PM Canyon Country rideshare point. Bring water, dinner and side dish or dessert to share, utensils, lugsoles, flashlight, Adventure Pass. Leaders: DAVE MORROW, HENRY SCHULTZ
Jun 18-19 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, International Community Section, Sierra Singles
I: Charlton Peak (10,806'), Jepson Peak (11,205'), Dobbs Peak (10,459'): Rescheduled to September 10-11. Leader: BILL GASKILL Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Jun 22 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Timber Mountain (8303') via Icehouse Canyon: 10 miles round trip, 3300' gain. At slow pace to moderate pace. Shorter option: to Saddle only. Meet 8:30 AM in Public Parking lot at NE corner of Mills Av and Baldy Rd in Claremont with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, LYNDA ARMBRUSTER
Jun 22 Wed Pasadena
O: Moonlight Hike to Mount Lowe or San Gabriel Peak from Eaton Saddle: Leaders' choice to enjoy night views above Los Angeles Basin on moderate 3-5 mile, 700'-1000' gain hike to historic front range peak. Meet 7PM La Cañada rideshare point with water, snack, lugsoles, flashlight. Leaders: DON BREMNER, RICK ADAMS
Jun 24-26 Fri-Sun Hundred Peaks, Sierra Peaks
I: Sirretta Peak (9977'), Cannel Point (8314'), Smith Mountain (9533'), Owens Peak (8453'), Mount Jenkins (7921'): Take a three day weekend in the scenic southern Sierra and bag up to three SPS peaks and three HPS peaks. Friday drive through Kernville and several miles up into the mountains to Sirretta (SPS). The hike itself is around 7 miles round trip, 2200' gain. The Sirretta trailhead is a nice place to car camp. Saturday drive on to Cannel Point (HPS), do a brief hike (2 miles round trip, 900' gain) then drive some more and do another brief hike (3 miles round trip, 1000' gain) for Smith (SPS). Then either return to Kernville for Saturday night or proceed out through Kennedy Meadows towards Ridgecrest. Sunday reconvene west of Ridgecrest for Owens (HPS and SPS) and Jenkins (HPS): 12 miles round trip, 4500' gain. Expect some rock scrambling on all five of these peaks. E-mail or SASE to Leader: WOLF LEVERICH Co-Leaders: KAREN ISAACSON LEVERICH, GREG DeHOOGH
Jun 25 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science
New Outing not in Schedule

M: Lily Rock (8000'), Tahquitz Peak (8846'), Red Tahquitz (8720'), Sam Fink Peak (7339'): Moderately paced, moderately strenuous on trail and over steep, slippery, rocky cross-country terrain. 15 miles round trip, 4900' gain loop hike. Permit limits size. Rain postpones. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, HARVEY GANZ
Jun 25 Sat Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Memorial Hike for Tom Amneus to Waterman Mountain (8038') from Buckhorn: Please join us on one of Tom's favorite hikes. 6 miles round trip, 1300' gain at a sociable pace. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear and goodies to share. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL and others
Jun 25 Sat 20s & 30s Singles
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'): Enjoy the day with strawberries at Strawberry Peak. It may be a bit light on strawberries (like none). But, we can take care of that by bringing various snacks that have strawberries in it to share with fellow hikers. Let's see how creative you can be! Moderately paced 6.5 mile round drip from Red Box parking area with tougher 1 mile peak climb. Total gain 1400'. Intermediate level hikers recommended. Enjoy lunch on the peak with awesome views of the Angeles National Forest. Meet at 9:00 AM at the Sierra Club La Cañada rideshare point to carpool up to the trailhead. Adventure Pass required for car pool vehicles. Bring water, lunch, suitable clothing and footwear. Leaders: DAVID MELTZER, RUSS BLACK
Jun 26 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Mount Williamson (8844'), Mount Islip (8250'), Barley Flats (5600'): Moderately paced 11 miles total trip mostly on trail, 3400' gain for all three. Do one, two, or all. Meet 7:30 AM at La CaƱada rideshare point. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, GARY SCHENK, TOM HILL, SANDY BURNSIDE
Jun 28 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Birch Mountain (7826'), Cedar Mountain (8324'), Wilshire Peak (8680'), Wilshire Mountain (8832'), Little San Gorgonio Peak (9133'): Postponed due to access issues. Replaced by outing to Palm View Peak, described below. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 28 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Palm View Peak (7160'): 8 miles rt, 1600' gain on trail and cross country. Join us as we look for the nonexistent palms on this wonderful peak. Email Sandy the week before for meeting instructions. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, SANDY BURNSIDE
Jun 29 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Windy Gap trail to Mt Hawkins (8850'): A moderate amount of effort gets us to this peak by lunchtime - steep in the beginning. Meet in La Cañada at 9 AM with water, lunch, good footwear, and suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, MARY PATTERSON
July
Jul 1 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Bighorn Peak (8441'), Ontario Peak (8693'), Sugarloaf Peak (6924'): Strenuous 12 mile, 4200' gain loop hike with steep and loose cross-country on the descent (or ascent, if we're feeling creative) via Falling Rock Canyon in the Mt Baldy area. No beginners. Wilderness permit limits group size. Send sase or esase early to Karen. Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 4

I: Crafts Peak (8364'), Grays Peak (7920'), Butler Peak LO (8535'): Help us do these 3 fine hikes in forested terrain north of Big Bear (total about 11 miles, 3200' to 3800' gain on road and steep cross country). Climb Crafts via the standard route, pathfinder routes to the others. Not for beginners. Some dirt driving, high clearance vehicles suggested. Bring most of the n essentials. Consider staying over for the July 3 hike to San Bernardino Ridge. Email or call George for information. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, TOM HILL, LAURA JOSEPH
Jul 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), Anderson Peak (10,840'), Shield's Peak (10,680'): Replaced by Etiwanda and Cucamonga due to snow on San Bernardino Ridge. Very strenuous, 20 miles round trip, 5000' gain hike along the San Bernardino Ridge. Group size limited by permit. Send email (preferred) or SASE to Leader: LAURA JOSEPH Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jul 4 Mon Pasadena
O: Moonlight Hike to Mount Lowe from Eaton Saddle: Join us for this popular event. Enjoy Rose Bowl fireworks from high above Los Angeles Basin on moderate 4 mile, 700' gain hike in Front Range. Meet 6:45 PM La Cañada rideshare point with water, snack, lugsoles, flashlight, binoculars helpful. Leaders: DON BREMNER, BYRON TAYLOR
Jul 6 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Camp Glenwood to Winston Peak (7502'): Partly on the old Pacific Crest Trail. 7 miles round trip with 1100' of gain. Meet La Cañada rideshare point at 9 AM with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, DAN BUTLER
Jul 8 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Tehachapi Mountain (7960'), Black Mountain #3 (5686'): 8.5 miles round trip, 3750' gain through conifer forest on Tehachapi and oak, sage brush, and cattle pasture on Black. Near town of Tehachapi. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jul 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Constance Peak (6645'), Heart Bar Peak (8332'): Pick up two relatively easy peaks north of Redlands, adjacent to the San Gorgonio Wilderness, grand views, moderate pace. Do one or both, 7 miles round trip, 1600' gain. Can also join leaders next day for nearby Sugarloaf Mtn. Call or email leader week of hike for trip details. Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leader: TOM HILL
Jul 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Thunder Mountain (8587'), Telegraph Peak (8985'): Two wonderful peaks with a springtime view in the Mt. Baldy area. This will be a bit of a strenuous outing. 13 miles round trip, 3300' gain from Manker Flat area. Meet 7 AM at Mt. Baldy rideshare. Bring 10 essentials, water, lunch, goodies, and more goodies. Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Jul 10 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Sugarloaf Mountain (9952'): Enjoy this isolated summit that towers above the south side of Big Bear Lake, moderate 8 miles round trip, 1900' gain. High clearance vehicles recommended due to 6 mile dirt road driving to reach trailhead. Call or email leader week of hike for trip details. Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leader: TOM HILL
Jul 12 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Grinnell Mountain (10,284'): We will start at the Lost Creek Trailhead and take off cross country for this pathfinder route of 12 miles, 4500' gain. Expect an early start, so we can take advantage of the beautiful scenery and terrain. There are plenty of trees and a little brush. Moderate pace. Email Sandy the week before the hike for details. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, GREG deHOOGH
Jul 13 Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Mount Burnham (8997'), Mount Baden Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402'): Strenuous 9 miles round trip, 4500' gain (most on the return, in the warm afternoon), in San Gabriels on trail and use trail. Email/sase early to Karen. Co-Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, DAVE CANNON, GEORGE WYSUP
Jul 13 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Kratka Ridge (7515'): 6 miles round trip with 1200' of gain. Car shuttle. Fun ups and downs. Meet at 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, BOB THOMPSON
Jul 15-16 Fri-Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Mountain (8038') Backpack and Rendezvous: Everyone else will arrive mid-day on Saturday, so here's the best way to get a good seat at the Waterman Rendezvous Potluck and Party: backpack in the night before and camp! It'll be a dry camp, so you'll need to carry all your water, but you won't need to carry it all that far -- the total hike will be 8 miles, 1200' gain. We'll start hiking in late afternoon or early evening. Option of nipping over and visiting Twin Peaks (7761') on Saturday morning, before the rendezvous would mean more water, more miles, more gain. SASE or e-SASE early for more details to Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, PAMELA ROWE
Jul 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
The 12th Annual Great Waterman Mountain (8038') Rendezvous and Informal Pot Luck: HPS invites you to join us for our annual party atop Waterman Mountain. Plan on spending some time on top getting acquainted and having fun (and eating) as most hikes won't be returning to the cars until late afternoon or early evening. Be sure to bring lots of food and drink to share with other hungry hikers. Rain cancels.
Jul 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Mountain (8038'): Beginners welcome on this easy moderately paced hike. 8 miles 1200' gain. Picnic on top of the peak. Meet 9:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, LAURA QUINN, DIANE DUNBAR
Jul 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: West Twin (7596'), Twin Peaks (7767'), Mt Waterman (8038'): Meet the HPS membership and friends atop Waterman by 1 PM for the celebrations, via pathfinder route from Twin Peaks. Also, be one of the few to visit the beautiful stepsister, West Twin. Stats about 12 miles, 4200' gain on road, trail, use trail, and steep, loose mountainside, with a bit of scrambling. For experienced, conditioned hikers. Bring 4 liters liquid and treats to share. Meet 5:30 AM at La Cañada rideshare. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: GREG DE HOOGH, KENT SCHWITKIS, WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jul 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Mountain (8308') By Mountain Bike: 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain on fireroad. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring good quality mountain bike, riding helmet, spare tube, and cable lock, and don't forget some goodies to share with all those hiker dudes who will be looking at you funny as you arrive on two wheels. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Jean Peak (10,670'), Marion Mountain (10,320'): Let the Palm Springs Tram take you up to the trailhead for this moderately strenuous but picturesque route to Jean and Marion, 10 miles round trip, 2500' gain. Permit limits group size, so call or email leader in advance to reserve a spot. Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Jul 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: 10K Ridge (10,094'), Lake Peak (10,161'), Grinnell Mtn (10,284'): Reverse the normal order for doing these peaks and see how it goes on this strenuous trip to visit the dominant ridge east of San Gorgonio Mountain, 11 miles round trip, 3100' gain. We scramble up steep slopes, admire the "toothpick forest," and generally enjoy ourselves in the beautiful forest along this high wilderness ridgeline. Number of participants limited by permit, so reserve early. Send sase/esase to Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Assistant: GEORGE WYSUP
Jul 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Pacifico Mountain (7124'), Granite Mountain #1 (6600+'), Round Top (6316'): Canceled due to road closure. (Probably will be replaced with a hike rather than a drive up, once the weather cools off.) Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARK ALLEN
Jul 18 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Middle Hawkins (8505'), South Mount Hawkins (7783'): 7 miles, 2400' gain over occasionally steep and loose terrain. This area burned a few years ago, watch for signs that it's making a comeback. Off Angeles Crest Highway in San Gabriel Mountains. Slow pace. Email/SASE early to Karen. Co-Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KAREN LEVERICH
Jul 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
I/O: Frank Goodykoontz Memorial Hike: Several slow and moderately paced hikes will be led. Meet at 8 AM at La Cañada rideshare point to join the slower paced hike suitable for beginners. Meet at 9 AM at La Cañada to join the faster paced group. Both groups will rendezvous on the summit of Mount Williamson (8244'). 8 miles round trip and 1500' gain. Bring water, sturday boots, hat, sunscreen, and stories about Frank and goodies to share. Leaders: JOE YOUNG, DAVID F EISENBERG, DIANE DUNBAR, DAVID MICHELS, FRANK DOBOS, JOHN CONNELLY
Jul 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Frank Goodykoontz Memorial Hike to Goodykoontz Peak (7558'): The main group will celebrate Frank at Eagle Roost Picnic Area and may not reach Goodykoontz Peak itself. Do you want to visit the peak first then join the main group? We haven't settled on a route yet, but figure 7 to 10 miles or so of hiking, 3000'-4000' gain, some on trail, some cross-country. E-mail or SASE to Karen for more information. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, WINNETTE BUTLER
Jul 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from July 12th

Management Meeting: July's management meeting was postponed, and will now be held as after the Frank Goodykoontz Memorial Hike.
Jul 23-24 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, OCSS
I: Jean Peak (10,670'), Drury Peak (10,162'), Marion Mountain (10,362'), Folly Peak (10,480'): Rescheduled to September 24-25. Leader: BILL GASKILL Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Jul 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Etiwanda Peak (8662'), Cucamonga Peak (8859'), Bighorn Peak (8441'): Moderately paced 18 mile, 4600' gain, round trip hike in Cucamonga Wilderness. Ascend via Chapman Trail. Descend via Icehouse Canyon Trail. Cool peaks, great views. Soak feet in refreshing creek after peaks. Wilderness permit limits group size. Email Leader for status and details. Bring 3-4 quarts water, lunch, lugsole boots, hat, sunscreen, small towel. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: BRENT COSTELLO
Jul 24 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7003'): 6 miles round trip, 1200' gain from Cloudburst Summit. Slow to moderately paced. NO TIGERS. Meet 9:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARK ALLEN
Jul 26 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Cornell Peak (9750'): 5 miles, 1600' gain involving some rock scrambling suitable only for hikers with good rock scrambling skills. In San Jacinto State Park above Palm Springs. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Jul 27 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Winston Ridge (7003'): Leisurely hike from Cloudburst Summit down to Cooper Canyon Campground. Then back up the Pacific Crest Trail and on out to the top of Winston Ridge. 6 miles round trip with 1600' gain. Meet at 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with lunch, water, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, SOUTHERN COURTNEY
Jul 30 Sat Hundred Peaks, WTC
O: Baldylocks and the Three T's: You know the story: Baldylocks heads out from her Mt. Baldy Village home at the strike of dawn and hikes up 6000' in 6 miles to the top of Mt. Baldy (10,064') where, gazing eastward, she spies Mama T, Papa T and Baby T, aka the Three T's. "A T party!" she exclaims and scrambles over Devil's Backbone, past the ski lift and up Thunder Mt. (8587'), Telegraph Peak (8985') and Timber Mt. (8303') before descending Icehouse Canyon to a waiting car shuttle. "Only 18 miles and 8600' gain -- this hike was ju-u-u-u-st right!" This will be a very long and very strenuous hike, paced to complete pre-dark. But if you think this hike is just right too, email your conditioning, experience and contact info to Leader: EDD RUSKOWITZ Assistant: MELISSA KANE
Jul 30-31 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Three Sans in 24 Hours: Peter decided he wanted to hike San Antonio (10,064'), San Jacinto (10,804') and San Gorgonio (11,499') in one 24-hour period. Greg, fool that he is, decided that sounded like fun, though he did convince Peter we don't have to include the time up to the first one or down from the last one in the 24 hours. We're planning to get San Antonio via the ski lift and San Jacinto via the tram on Saturday. Sunday morning we'll be out there early to get San Gorgonio. Fellow fools fleet of foot feel free to join us. About 33 miles and 10,000' gain for the weekend. Space limited by permit. Send email (preferred) or SASE, with conditioning and experience, to Leader: GREG DE HOOGH Co-Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jul 31 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Copter Ridge (7499'), Middle Hawkins (8505'), Mt Hawkins (8850') loop: Canceled due to highway closure. Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Assistant: TOM HILL
August
Aug 3 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Throop Peak (9138'), Mount Burnham (8997') from Dawson Saddle: 6 miles round trip, 1400' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DON SIMINSKI, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Aug 4 Thu Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

M: Southwell Peak (7840'), Antsell Rock (7879'): Slow paced, strenuous hike on trail and over steep, rocky cross-country terrain, 16 miles rt, 3500' gain. The summit block on Antsell involves 3rd class rock. Email or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH
Aug 5 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Three Sisters (8100'): A pretty forested peak in San Bernardino National Forest, 7 miles round trip on road and cross-country, 1800' gain. Mellow pace. Email or SASE early to Karen. Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Morris Peak (7215'): Replaced by Middle and South Hawkins (see below) Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: KATHY CHEEVER
Aug 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
Replaces Morris Peak

O: Middle Hawkins (8505'), South Mount Hawkins (7783'): 7 miles, 2400' gain over occasionally steep and loose terrain suitable only for experienced hikers. Off Angeles Crest Highway in San Gabriel Mountains. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: KATHY CHEEVER
Aug 6 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
O: Mount Pinos (8831'), Sawmill Mountain (8818'), Grouse Mountain (8650'), Cerro Noroeste (8286'): Moderately paced 10 mile, 2500' gain, one way hike near Frazier Park. Long car shuttle. Cool peaks, great views. Meet 7:45 AM Sylmar rideshare point. Bring 3-4 quarts water, lunch, lugsole boots, hat, sunscreen. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: LAURA LATHROP-WARRINER
Aug 9 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: San Bernardino Peak (10,649'): 18 miles round trip, 4900' gain, strenuous, but moderately paced hike on the San Bernardino Peak Divide Trail out of Angeles Oaks. Come out for a midweek hike to a peak that is traditionally bagged form the East. Email leader the week before for details. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Aug 9 Tue Hundred Peaks
Management Meeting: Please join us for our monthly open management committee meeting. It will be held at the home of WINNETTE BUTLER
Aug 10 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Gleason (6502'): 6 miles round trip, 1000'+ of gain mostly on the Pacific Crest Trail. Good shade most of the hike. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, PATRICK VAUGHN
Aug 12 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Pine Mountain (9648'), Dawson Peak (9575'): 9 miles round trip, 2730' gain along dirt road and steep, narrow and dangerous ridge suitable only for experienced hikers. In San Gabriel Mountains above Wrightwood. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Aug 13 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Castle Rocks (8600'), Black Mountain #1 (7772'): Replaced by Drury and Jean, see August 21st. Leader: LAURA JOSEPH Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Aug 13 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Drury Peak (10,160'), Jean Peak (10,670'): Rescheduled to August 21st. Leader: LAURA JOSEPH Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Aug 13 Sat Mount Baldy, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Sunset Peak (5796'): Join us for easy (slow) paced 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain walk on a fireroad near Mt Baldy. Meet 8 AM at the Mount Baldy rideshare point. Bring water, snack, rain/wind gear, Adventure Pass. Rain cancels. Leader: KEVIN LAHEY 909-624-6731, FLORA JOHNSON
Aug 16 Tue Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from July 19

O: Thunder Mountain (8587'), Telegraph Peak (8985'), Timber Mountain (8303'): Known as the three "T" in the Angeles National Forest near Mt. Baldy. We will do this as a car shuttle. 13 miles round trip with 3800' of gain. Contact leader 2-3 days before hike for details. Bring water, lunch, and lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Aug 17 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Wilson (5700'): 6 miles round trip, 800' gain. Hike around the peak. Visit the 100-inch telescope. A docent tells about the old and the new telescopes. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare. Bring water, boots, and lunch. Leaders: JOHN DePOY, JANET BARTEL
Aug 20-21 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: 10,000 Foot Ridge (10,094'), Lake Peak (10,161') and Grinnell Mountain (10,284'): Join us for a leisurely pathfinder by backpack to these 3 peaks in the San Bernardino's! Saturday afternoon we'll hike in about 1.5 miles (300' gain) toward 10K via a cross-country ridge from the north, set up camp and enjoy the forest ambiance. Then Sunday continue up the ridge to 10K, amble over to Lake Peak, go pick off Grinnell, then shortcut down to Fish Creek Trail and hike out. This will be a slow-paced but still strenuous hike of 15 miles round trip and 3500' total gain for the weekend. 14 miles of dirt road driving to reach the trailhead - your high clearance vehicle especially appreciated! Space limited by permit, so SASE early to Leader: KATHY CHEEVER Assistant: KAREN ISAACSON LEVERICH
Aug 20 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Pine Mountain #1 (9648'), Dawson Peak (9575'), Wright Mountain (8505'): Rugged trail scramble north of Mount Baldy for the first two peaks with some rocky stretches for experienced hikers, relaxed pace, 6 miles round trip, 2600' gain. Those with a little extra energy can join us on a short visit to nearby Wright Mountain after the adventure. Call or email leader week of hike. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Aug 21 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Drury Peak (10,160'), Jean Peak (10,670'), Folly Peak (10,480+'): Join us in this San Jacinto Wilderness area hike and enjoy the beautiful, but steep, Marion Mountain Trail to a junction with the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), to the Deer Springs trail, and on to Drury, Folly and Jean. Fast pace, 13 miles round trip, 5200' gain. Group size limited by permit. Send email (preferred) or SASE to Leader: LAURA JOSEPH Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Aug 23 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Copter Ridge (7499'): 7 miles, 3100' gain on occasionally steep and loose slopes and ridges suitable only for adroit and experienced hikers. Off Angeles Crest Highway in San Gabriel Mountains. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Aug 24 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Baden-Powell (9399'): 8 miles round trip with 2800' gain to the second highest peak in the San Gabriels. Start and finish hike at Vincent Gap. Pace will be slow for some moderate for others. Meet 8:30 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lots of water and appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, DON SIMINSKI
Aug 27 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250') 15th Annual Peaknic Hike: Peaknic at Little Jimmys Camp Ground Moderate pace - 6 miles rt 1300' gain. Meet at 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lug soles, water, your best potluck item & good cheer. Leaders: MIKE & DOTTY SANDFORD, FRANK DOBOS, LAURA QUINN
Aug 28 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Copter Ridge (7499'), Mount Hawkins (8850'), Throop Peak (9138'): Note: Because of the closure of Highway 2 at Islip Saddle, this hike will possibly omit Throop Peak, and even so be 15 miles round trip, 4000' of gain. Traverse this classic ridge in the San Gabriels, moderately strenuous but relaxed pace, 12 miles round trip, 3400' gain. More than half the gain is on the return. Celebrate with leaders who are looking for an excuse to party as they duplicate their first outing together (2001). Call or email leader week of hike. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH
Aug 31 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hawkins (8850') from Windy Gap Trail: Join us on this 7 miles round trip, 1500' gain scenic hike (steep from highway to Windy Gap). Shorter or longer options available. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, suitable clothing layers, good footwear. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, RON ROSIEN
September
Sep 1 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Deer Mountain (5536'): 10 miles, 2100' gain over brushy terrain with downed trees. Might visit one or more area peaks. High clearance 4WD advised. On north side of San Bernardino Mountains. Slow pace. Email or SASE early to Karen. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, DAVE COMERZAN
Sep 2 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule

I: Galena (9330'): Day hike this steep one in the San Bernardino Mountains. 8 miles, 3200' gain round trip. Moderately paced, very strenuous hike over very slippery, very steep, rocky cross-country terrain. Terrain limits size of group. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning to Karen. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, DAVE COMERZAN, PETER DOGGETT, VIRGIL POPESCU
Sep 7 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Throop (9138'), Mount Hawkins (8850') from Dawson Saddle: Beautiful 6 miles round trip, 1300' gain hike, with shorter or longer options available. No car shuttle. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, suitable clothing and footwear. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, PATRICK VAUGHN
Sep 7 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from April

C/O: Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440'): Joint hike with folks from Zen Mountain Center. We invited trainees at ZMC to join our hike to these two peaks (about 14 miles round trip and 2600' gain). Both peaks are near Mountain Center on the Desert Divide. For those who are interested, following the hike there will be a brief introduction to the philosophy and practice of Zen Buddhism. Email leaders a few days in advance. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN, WOLF LEVERICH
Sep 8 Thu Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

M: Lily Rock (8000+'): Slow paced, strenuous hike on trail and steep cross-country terrain near Idyllwild. 3 miles round trip, 1600' gain. The summit block involves 3rd class rock. Email or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 9 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Cornell Peak (9750'), Jean Peak (10,670'), Marion Mountain (10,320'): 10 miles round trip, 3100' gain in San Jacinto State Park above Palm Springs with Cornell and Marion involving dangerous rock scrambling suitable only for experienced rock scramblers. Tram fee. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Sep 10-11 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science
Postponed, new date to be announced

I: San Ysidro Mountain (6147'), Combs Peak (6193'), Palomar High Point (6140'): Moderately paced, strenuous, cross-county/brush. Day 1: San Ysidro 8 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Car Camp. Day 2: 6 miles 1400' gain and lots of dirt road driving. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-leader: SHERRY ROSS
Sep 10-11 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, International Community Section, Sierra Singles
Rescheduled from Jun 18-19

I: Charlton Peak (10,806'), Jepson Peak (11,205'), Dobbs Peak (10,459'): Backpack in the glorious high country of San Gorgonio! 18 miles, 5500' gain on trail and cross country. Potluck Saturday night. Space limited to first 12 people. Send E-mail by Sept 6 to Leader: BILL GASKILL Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Sep 13 Tue Hundred Peaks
Annual Business/Management Meeting: All are welcome to attend our annual business meeting, where nominations are finalized for next year's Management Committee. In addition, proposals for Bylaw changes, peak additions and deletions, and other matters on which members will vote are discussed and votes are taken on whether to put them on the ballot. The business meeting follows the monthly Management Committee meeting. Refreshments provided by the committee. To attend the business meeting only, arrive by 7 pm. The management meeting will begin at 6:30 pm at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center, located at 1750 N Altadena Dr in Pasadena. Go north from I-210 on Altadena Dr approximately 1 1/2 miles. Enter the Nature Center parking area on your right shortly after crossing New York Dr.
Sep 14 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from Jun 28

I: Birch Mountain (7826'), Cedar Mountain (8324'), Wilshire Peak (8680'), Wilshire Mountain (8832'), Little San Gorgonio Peak (9133'): 15 miles, 6200' gain (perhaps less) over occasionally rough, steep, and loose terrain suitable only for agile, well conditioned, and determined hikers. Along Yucaipa Ridge above Redlands. Slow pace, car shuttle. Email Karen before September 13th or call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Sep 14 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Middle Hawkins (8505') from Windy Gap & beyond: 6 miles round trip, 1600' of gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, ROSEMARY CAMPBELL
Sep 16 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Cleghorn Mountain (5333'), Cajon Mountain (5360'), Sugarpine Mountain (5478'), Monument Peak #2 (5290'): Moderate hike, 6 miles round trip, 900' gain on trail and road in San Bernardino National Forest near Fwy 15. Rough dirt road drives between peaks, your high clearance vehicle especially welcome. Email or SASE early to Karen. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, DAVE COMERZAN
Sep 17-18 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science
I: Galena Peak (9324'), Ten Thousand Foot Ridge (10,094'), Grinnell Mountain (10,284'), Lake Peak (10,161'): Dayhike this steep one in the San Bernardino Mountains. 8 miles, 3200' gain round trip. Moderately paced, very strenuous hike over very slippery, very steep, rocky cross-country terrain. Carcamp near Heartbar Camp. Sunday - rise early to bag the other 3 peaks, 16 miles round trip, 4200' gain from Aspen trailhead (12 miles round trip, 3400' gain from Fish Creek trailhead). Terrain limits size of group. Bring ten essentials, water, lunch, and potluck. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, SHERRY ROSS, BARRY HOLCHIN, HARVEY GANZ
Sep 17 Sat LTC
Free Chapter-sponsored First Aid class in Los Angeles and Orange County: Advance registration required, limited capacity so sign up early. Send 2 SASE + $50 check made out to FACF (refunded at class), phone and email contacts to 1st Aid/CPR, 514B Garfield Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030. See LTC website for more information.
Sep 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Pacific Crest Trail from Messenger Flats Campground to Soledad Canyon: Moderately paced 14 mile, 1000' gain/4000' loss, one way hike in remote, northern side of San Gabriel Mountains. Beautiful Fall hike starting at 5900' in spruce, oak and pine forest, with great views of Vasquez Rocks, Southern Sierras, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Pelona Ridge. Be prepared for an all-day decent. Long car shuttle required. 3 miles of good dirt road driving. Meet 7:45 AM Newhall Park and Ride, Fwy 14, 2 miles North of I-5, exit San Fernando Road, turn right. Bring 3-4 qts water, lunch, lugsole boots. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: DEAN WALLRAFF
Sep 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8850'), Middle Hawkins (8505') from Windy Gap: Enjoy ascents of two classic peaks along the spine of the San Gabriels, relaxed pace, 9 miles round trip, 2100' gain. At this time we don't know if the Islip Saddle gate on Hwy 2 will open by the scheduled date, so please come prepared to hike an additional 5 miles round trip and 700' gain on scenic PCT trail if necessary to enjoy these peaks. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lunch, water, good cheer. Rain threat or forest closure cancels. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Sep 18 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from April 3

I: Cleghorn Mountain (5333'), Cajon Mountain (5360'), Sugarpine Mountain (5478'), Monument Peak #2 (5290'): Short hikes, 3 miles round trip, 1100' gain on brushy firebreak and road in SBNF. Rough dirt road drives between peaks, AWD high clearance vehicle needed. Email or phone George the week before the outing. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, TOM HILL, MARLEN MERTZ
Sep 19-21 Mon-Wed Hundred Peaks
I: McDonald (6870'), Alamo (7367'), Stewart (6941'), Cobblestone (6730'), White #2 (6250'), Snowy (6532'), Black #2 (6202'): Join us for 3 days of hiking in the Los Padres National Forest. We will drive in to the saddle, hiking Alamo and McDonald along the way in. With the saddle as base camp, we will do the rest of the peaks over the next two days. Rain or poor road conditions cancels. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 24 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Adopt a Highway Clean-Up: The clean-up of the five-mile stretch of the Angeles Crest Highway between Newcomb's Ranch and Cloudburst Summit is the responsibility of the HPS. Join leaders Jim Fleming and Joe Young and help rid this portion of the highway of trash. Hard hats, trash bags and other equipment provided by HPS. After clean-up join the HPS at its Round Up at Chilao picnic area. Meet 8AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring gloves and something to share at the Round Up. Leaders: JIM FLEMING, JOE YOUNG

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Sep 24 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Hundred Peaks Fall Round Up: Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the first HPS Round Up at the Chilao picnic area along the Angeles Crest Highway. The event starts at 3:00 PM. Bring food, drink, and stories to share. Late start time allows for participation on the Adopt a Highway Clean-Up or local peakbagging prior to the party. Look for signage to the picnic site. Hosts: STAG and NAMI BROWN

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Sep 24-25 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, OCSS
Rescheduled from July

I: Jean Peak (10,670'), Drury Peak (10,162'), Marion Mountain (10,362'), Folly Peak (10,480'): Canceled. Leader: BILL GASKILL Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Sep 24 Sat Pasadena, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Hastings Peak (4000'): Moderate hike and pace via Bailey Canyon Trail, 8 miles round trip, 3000' gain, meet at Bailey Canyon Park in Sierra Madre 8:00 AM. (From 210 Fwy, exit Baldwin and go N, W on Carter to end of road). Bring water, lunch, lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, GARY KINSLEY
Sep 26 Mon Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'+): Postponed. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, DAVE COMERZAN
Sep 27 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Sunday Peak (8295'), Bohna Peak (6760'): 6 miles, 2300' gain on trails. In Southern Sierra above Isabella Lake. High clearance 4WD advised. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Sep 28 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Williamson (8214'): 5 miles round trip, 1600' gain with short and steep use-trail to summit. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, MARY PATTERSON
October
Oct 1 Sat LTC
Leadership Training Seminar in Griffith Park: Required for all potential leaders. Send $25 check made out to "Sierra Club," name, address, phone and email contacts to Steve Botan, LTC Registrar, 18815 Thornwood Circle, Huntington Beach, CA 92646 by mid-September. See LTC website for more information.
Oct 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Round Mountain (5272'), Luna Mountain (5967'), Rattlesnake Mountain (6131'): 5 miles, 1300' gain over easy to moderate terrain. On north side of San Bernardino Mountains east of Victorville. High clearance 4WD advised. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: KATHY CHEEVER
Oct 1 Sat Hundred Peaks, 20s & 30s
I: Lookout Mountain #2 (6812'): Hike from Mt. Baldy Village through Bear Canyon to Lookout #2, returning to Cow Canyon Saddle. Hopefully temperatures will be cooler as we ascend to enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding area. Short car shuttle will be necessary. 3200' of gain, 7 miles of mostly cross-country with plenty of bushwhacking. Meet 8 AM. Contact leader for meeting point. Bring 3 liters of water, lunch, lug soles, etc. Leader: MICHAEL S. DAINES. Assistants: GEORGE WYSUP, SHERRY ROSS
Oct 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Mount Burnham (8997'), Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402'): Come join us for a moderately paced, strenuous challenge as we take the shortcut to Burnham. 9 miles, 3800' gain. (Almost 1/2 of this is on the return trip.) Email your qualifications and recent hiking experience to Leader: LAURA JOSEPH Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Oct 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7003'): 7 miles round trip, 1500' gain on trail near Cloudburst Summit. Meet 8:00 AM, La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, goodies to share, etc. Rain cancels. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, LILLY FUKUI
Oct 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Burnham (8997'), Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402'): Rescheduled to October 1. Leader: LAURA JOSEPH Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Oct 2 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Liebre Mtn (5760+'): 6 miles round trip, 1900' gain tramp at relaxed pace via PCT, with a bit of easy cross-country near summit, through oak forest likely sporting fall color. Meet several leaders for George's lead-the-HPS-List finish and engage in some gentle celebration. Come prepared for whatever weather, bringing at least 2 liters of water, liquid refreshment, and tasty foodstuffs to share. Meet 8:30 AM at Sylmar (Roxford St) rideshare point. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, PAT ARREDONDO, DAVE BEYMER, SANDY BURNSIDE, WINNETTE BUTLER, JOHN CONNELLY, DON CROLEY, DON CWIK, HARVEY GANZ, GINNY HERINGER, TOM HILL, LAURA JOSEPH, MELISSA KANE, KAREN LEVERICH, MARY MCMANNES, MARKEY and ROBERT NEIGHBORS, MAURA RAFFENSPERGER, EDD RUSKOWITZ, GARY SCHENK, KENT SCHWITKIS, MIKKI SIEGEL, BOBCAT THOMPSON, WAYNE VOLLAIRE, and ASHER WAXMAN
Oct 8-9 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, PVSB, Natural Science
I: Sheep (6560'), Martinez (5141'), Asbestos (5265'), Toro (8716'), Santa Rosa (8070'): Saturday - Sheep & Martinez - very strenuous, moderately paced on trail and on steep, slippery cross-country beautiful desert terrain 18 mile round trip, 5500' gain hike; may very well come back in dark. Sunday - the rest. Rain postpones. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader: GREG DE HOOGH, GEORGE WYSUP
Oct 9 Sun Verdugo Hills, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Sunset Peak (5796'): You are invited to this 7 mile 1300' gain easy hike in the shadow of Mt Baldy. Great view of the nearby mountains. Meet 8:30 AM at Harwood Lodge or 9 AM at Cow Canyon Saddle. Bring water, snack, wear hiking boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, LAURA QUINN
Oct 12 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250') from Islip Saddle: Moderate pace, 7 miles round trip, 1500' gain via Little Jimmy Campground. Meet 9 AM La Cañada Rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DON SIMINSKI, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Oct 14 Fri Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science
O: Palm Springs Tram (8450') Moonlight Hike: Strenuous hike for tigers only, 10 miles, 8300' gain to tram with high probability of including Mount San Jacinto (10,804') (additional 10 miles, 2400' gain). We'll start hiking before midnight, and this time we'll have two groups, one SJ bound and the other naturalizing at a more relaxed pace. Bring money for tram ride and taxi back to cars. Send email (preferable - bholchin@cox.net) or sase with carpool info, conditioning/experience to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-Leaders: TONY TRULL, KENT SCHWITKIS, SHERRY ROSS
Oct 14-16 Fri-Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Cobblestone Cleanout: McDonald (6870'), Alamo (7367'), Stewart (6941'), Cobblestone (6730'), White #2 (6250'), Snowy (6532'), and Black #2 (6202'). Join us on a very STRENUOUS weekend of hiking in Ventura County, and bag 7 peaks, including 1 of the toughest on the list - Cobblestone. Friday - bag Alamo and McDonald, then make car camp and get to bed early. Saturday - Cobblestone and White combined - 16 miles AND 6,500+ gain. Sunday - Finish up the last 3, and drive out. Totals for the weekend - 30 miles AND 11,500+ gain. Expect at least 1 pathfinder, and a lot of fun! Your 4 wheel drive vehicle will be appreciated. Due to the tough grind of this weekend, participation will be limited to a small group - no more than 14 total. Contact Don at ocriskmgr@hotmail.com to be added to the list of participants. Leaders: DON CWIK, GEORGE WYSUP, ROBERT and MARKEY NEIGHBORS
Oct 15 Sat Hundred Peaks, Orange County, OCSS
O: Suicide Rock (7528'): Easy paced 7 miles round trip, 1900' gain hike on Deer Spring Trail to enjoy views of dense forests, rugged granite cliffs, and Idyllwild. Bring lugs, lunch and 2 quarts of water. Permit limits group size. Email leaders at least 4 days before hike for meeting time and place. Leaders: GABRIELE RAU, LYNDA ARMBRUSTER
Oct 15 Sat Pasadena, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Mount Wilson (5710'): Strenuous hike, but moderate pace on historic Mount Wilson trail from Sierra Madre. 15 miles round trip, 4700' gain. Meet 7:30 AM at trail head. (From 210 Fwy, exit Baldwin go N, E on Mira Monte to Mt. Wilson Trail Park). Bring 3 quarts water, lunch, suitable clothings, lugsole. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, GARY KINSLEY
Oct 15 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'+): Two modest peaks near Cajon Pass with vehicle access limited to fall season. Moderately paced 8 miles round trip, 2000' gain on road and firebreak. High clearance vehicles recommended. Email/call leaders week of hike for meeting time and place. Leaders: JAMES CARDEN, VIRGIL POPESCU
Oct 20-23 Thu-Sun Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
O: Pacific Crest Trail Backpack from Onyx Summit (8500') to Holcomb Creek (6500'): San Bernardino Mountains. Moderately paced 3 day, 36 mile, one way backpack on PCT. Side trips to Gold Mtn. (8235'), Bertha Peak (8201'), Delamar Mtn. (8398'), Little Bear Peak (7621'). Experience the Fall in a beautiful forest, climbing peaks and learning about the natural history of the area. Average day will be 12 miles with 2000' gain/loss. We will spend Thurs. night in Keller Ski Hut and start backpacking Fri. morning. No layover days/no beginners. Long car shuttle. Send 2 SASE, H&W phones, e-mail, recent conditioning/backpack experience to Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: SUZANNE SWEDO
Oct 22 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay Group
I: Eagle Crag (5077'): Strenuous, moderately paced 18 mile round trip, 3500' gain hike on trail, and cross-country hike in San Diego County, 13 miles SE of Temecula in Agua Tibia Wilderness. 4WD vehicles needed for trailhead approach. Rain postpones. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Oct 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

O: Throop Peak (9138'), Mount Hawkins (8850'): Two peaks in the San Gabriels from Islip Saddle. 9 miles round trip, 2400' gain. Moderate pace, no tigers. Send Esase (preferred) urbanfood@yahoo.com or SASE, h&w phones, conditioning/experience to Leader: DAVID DOUCETTE Co-leader: BILL VALENTINE
Oct 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Hines Peak (6704'), Topatopa Bluff (6367'), Chief Peak (5560'+): Visit three spectacular peaks in condor country along Nordhoff Ridge, easy-paced 9 miles round trip, 2800' gain. Expect some rugged scrambling, including a traverse of a severe knife-edge at Hines Peak that will definitely get your attention as we cross ever-so-carefully! Your 4wd vehicle especially welcome due to the 4x4 driving permit required to access the trailheads. Send sase or esase, with vehicle type, to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ, KAREN LEVERICH
Oct 22-23 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'), Santa Cruz Peak (5570'): Often referred to as the "Big 3", moderately paced 32 miles round trip, 7400' gain backpack on road and cross-country in beautiful Los Padres National Forest. Overnight camp at McKinley Spring. E-sase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader. Rain postpones. Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Oct 23 Sun LTC, WTC
I: Sheep Pass Navigation: Navigation Noodles at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. To receive homework assignment, send sase, navigation experience/training, any WTC, rideshare info, H&W phones to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Assistant: BOB BRADSHAW
Oct 29 Sat Outings Management Committee
Outings Assembly: Join the Outings Management Committee for a session on the present and future of the chapter's outings program and learn more about the National Leader Standards. All Sierra Club members are invited, especially outings leaders, provisional leaders, and outings chairs. Save this date! Bring your lunch. We'll meet at 9:30 am-1:00 pm at Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 N. Altadena Dr, Pasadena. From 210 freeway eastbound, exit Altadena Dr, north 1.5 miles to park entrance on right. From 210 westbound, exit Sierra Madre Blvd, west 1 block to Altadena Dr, north 1.5 mi. For more information contact DONNA SPECHT
Oct 29 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Reyes Peak (7510'), Haddock Mtn (7416'): Enjoy autumn on the high ridge trails north of Ojai in Ventura County with spectacular views of the Los Padres wildlands. Moderate 9 miles round trip, 1700' gain. Call or email leader week of hike for trip details. Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leader: TOM HILL
Oct 29 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Granite Mountain #2 (5633'): Canceled. Co-leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Oct 29 Sat Hundred Peaks, OCSS
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Warren Point (5103'), Queen Mountain (5680'): Hike one or both peaks in Joshua Tree National Park. Warren Point is a pleasant 4 miles with 1000' of gain. Then we will drive to Queen Mountain for another pleasant 6 mile, 1200' gain hike and beautiful views. Each peak will be at a moderate pace. If you still need Quail, or want to share your Halloween tricks or treats, plan to carcamp with us in JTNP. Send email/sase to Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE Co-Leader: LISA BUCKLEY
Oct 30 Sun Hundred Peaks, OCSS
New Outing, not in Schedule

I: Quail Mountain (5813'+): Join us in this moderately paced 12 mile round trip, 3000' gain, to the highest peak in Joshua Tree National Park. Mostly cross-country on some steep slopes and some boulder scrambling. We will be visiting Johnny Lang Mine on the hike to Quail. Bring 10 essentials, 3 liters of water minimum, snacks, lunch, lugsoles, clothing layers for possible windy conditions and long pants or gaitors are recommended. Storms may cancel. Consider car camping as listed for Warren Point/Queen on Saturday. Send email (preferred) or SASE, with H&W phones, recent conditioning/hiking experience to Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE Co-Leader: LISA BUCKLEY
Oct 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Caliente Mountain (5106'): Long but fascinating, moderately paced hike on a gated road to view new National Monument from the high ridgelines, 17 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Visit wildlife guzzlers, summit cabin, and high point of San Luis Obispo County. Much dirt road driving. For trip details and reservation send sase or esase to Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leader: TOM HILL
Oct 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Whale Peak (5349'): Canceled. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
November
Nov 2 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Peak (8038'): 8 miles round trip, 1500' gain, mostly by trail and old dirt roads. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, DAN BUTLER
Nov 5 Sat 20s & 30s Singles, Hundred Peaks
I: Bernard Peak (5360'), Little Berdoo Peak (5440'): Joshua Tree Cleanout #1 of 4. Come hike these two remote peaks in Joshua Tree National Park in the first of a series of four cleanouts of the HPS peak list for JTNP. 8 miles roundtrip, 1800' gain, entirely cross country along high desert ridges. AWD or 4WD high clearance vehicles preferred due to rough dirt/sandy road. Park entrance fee required. Send Esase (preferred) or sase, h&w phones, hiking/conditioning experience to Leaders: DAVID DOUCETTE Co-Leader: MARIE O'TOOLE-HINKLE
Nov 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Sunset Peak (5796'): Scenic views, good company (friendly dogs welcome). Moderate, 6 miles round-trip. 1500' gain hike near Mt. Baldy Village. Meet 9:00 a.m. (Fairplex park and ride). Bring water and munchies for you and your companion! Rain cancels. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, LILLY FUKUI
Nov 5 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay
I: Little Bear (7621'), Mill Peak (6670') and Deep Creek Hot Springs (5' deep): 14th semi-annual Fall Deep Creek Hot Springs hike/soak/swim with a couple more peaks. Moderately paced 9 miles, 2000' gain. Bring lunch, water, rain gear, lugs (swim suit optional). Small amount of dirt road driving, but high clearance not required. Plan on spending full day - it's near Hesperia via Big Bear. Rain cancels. Send email (preferable - bholchin@cox.net) or sase with carpool info to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Nov 5 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks
O: Allen Peak (5795'): Easy paced 7 mi rt, 1300' gain on dirt road and bit of steep use trail. We will hike through the Wildlands Conservancy's Bearpaw preserve to this HPS peak in the San Bernardino Mountains. Along the way we will stop at a waterfall and learn about the Conservancy's conservation efforts. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info and recent conditioning to Leader: ROBERT MYERS rmmyers@ix.netcom.com Assistant: BILL JACKSON
Nov 5 Sat LTC
Free Chapter-sponsored First Aid class in Los Angeles: Advance registration required, limited capacity so sign up early. Send 2 SASE + $50 check made out to FACF (refunded at class), phone and email contacts to 1st Aid/CPR, 514B Garfield Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030. See LTC website for more information.
Nov 5-6 Sat-Sun Desert Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Martinez Mountain (6560'), Sheep Mountain (5141'): Rescheduled to Nov 19-20, see below. Leader: ANN PERKINS Assistant Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 6 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Cleghorn Mountain (5333'), Cajon Mountain (5360'), Sugarpine Mountain (5478'), Monument Peak #2 (5290'): Moderate approximately 6 miles round trip, 1100' gain along a driving loop east of Cajon Pass. Meet 7:00 a.m. Fairplex Park & Ride, exit Fairplex off 10 Fwy. Bring lunch, lugs, all weather clothing. 4WD vehicles appreciated. E-mail or call leader the week of hike to confirm. Rain cancels. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU
Nov 7 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Butterbredt Peak (5997'), Mayan Peak (6108'): We plan to conquer these 2 magnificent and (hardly) forested sand piles, er, peaks in the Kelso Valley area by pathfinder/explorer routes from the west sides. About 5 miles round trip with 3200' elevation gain on sandy ridges with some easy rock scrambling. Dirt road driving requires some clearance (no Jaguars). Email or phone a leader (Sandy is more pleasant) the week before the hike for meeting information. Consider staying for next day's Cross + Chuckwalla outing (possible car camp). Co-Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 8 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Cross Mountain (5203'), Chuckwalla Mountain (5209'): 13 miles, 4200'gain in the Jawbone Canyon area. We will do these either together as a loop hike or separately. Please email leader the week before for instructions and updates. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 11 Fri Sierra Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Owens Peak (8453'): SPS 50th Anniversary climb. Join the veterans of the SPS on Veteran's Day as they celebrate the 49th anniversary of the first SPS trip to Owens Peak. Moderate pace, 7 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Phone or email leader the week prior to the trip for information. Snow cancels. Leader: GARY SCHENK Assistants: HENRY ARNEBOLD, DAN RICHTER, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 12 Sat SMS, MBC, Hundred Peaks
O: Thunder and Telegraph Bike-n-Hike: Conditioning hike and mountain biking in the local mountains, starting at Manker Flats. Explore the terrain to be skied later in the season. Mountain bike 10 miles round trip, 2400' to top of ski lifts, then hike 3 miles round trip, 1000' to bag peaks. Mountain bike in good repair, helmet, lugsoles for hiking, lunch and water required. Call/email leaders for meeting time and place. Leader: LORENE SAMOSKA Assistant: MIKE SEIFFERT
Nov 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Rabbit Peak #2 (6640'): 14 miles, 6000' gain over challenging and thorny rocky washes and steep, loose ridges suitable ONLY for experience, conditioned, and determined hikers practiced in night travel. In Anza-Borrego State Park west of the Salton Sea, we'll be approaching the "Big Bunny" from the Coyote Mtn.side. Slow pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Call Mars at 661-609-8218 (or e-mail Peter) during four days before event for status and details. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, MARS BONFIRE, IGNACIA DOGGETT, KATHY CHEEVER and KAREN LEVERICH
Nov 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Black Mtn #6 (5244'), Red Mtn (5261'): Rescheduled to November 13 (see below.) Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, DON CWIK, TOM HILL
Nov 12 Sat LTC
Free Chapter-sponsored First Aid class in Orange County: Advance registration required, limited capacity so sign up early. Send 2 SASE + $50 check made out to FACF (refunded at class), phone and email contacts to 1st Aid/CPR, 514B Garfield Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030. See LTC website for more information.
Nov 12-13 Sat-Sun LTC, WTC
I: Sheep Pass Navigation: Navigation Noodles at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. To receive homework assignment, send sase, navigation exprience/training, any WTC, rideshare info, H&W phones to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Assistant: BAB BRADSHAW
Nov 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Cole Point (5604') and Mt. Gleason (6502'): Moderately-paced hike on firebreak and trail, 9.6 miles round trip, 2200' gain. First climb Cole Point; then drive a short distance back to starting point for Mount Gleason. Meet 8:30 AM La Canada rideshare point with 2-3 quarts water and lunch. Rain cancels. Leaders: DAVID BEYMER and MAURA RAFFENSPERGER
Nov 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from November 12

I: Black Mtn #6 (5244'), Red Mtn (5261'): Two volcanoes (!) on the HPS list await your attention in the northern Mojave Desert. Do one or both, each peak moderate, about 6 miles round trip, 1400' gain. For details contact leader about a week before the hike. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, DON CWIK, TOM HILL
Nov 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: The Pinnacles (5737'), Mount Marie Louise (5507'): Moderately paced 6 mile, 1600' gain hike to two rocky summits Northwest of Lake Arrowhead in cross-country desert-like terrain. Some brush and rock scrambling. Bring lunch, water, lug boots. Esase (preferred) or sase. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
Nov 18 Fri Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay Group
I: Villager Peak (5756'), Rosa Point (5083'): Extremely strenuous cross-country dayhike to two fine peaks in Santa Rosa Wilderness. 16 miles with 7200' gain over extremely steep/slippery desert terrain. We will be hiking part of the time in the dark at a slow moderate pace. Due to the extreme difficulty of the hike, the outing will be limited to a small group of people who have demonstrated the ability to complete such a hike. Rain cancels. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader: SHERRY ROSS
Nov 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Join us on this moderately paced hike to L.A. City's highest point via the Stone Canyon Trail and fire road. 7 miles round trip, and 3300' gain. Meet 8 AM at the La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, and lug sole boots. Leader: CHRIS SPISAK Assistant: FRANK DOBOS
Nov 19-20 Sat-Sun Desert Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Martinez Mountain (6560'), Sheep Mountain (5141'): Join us for a leisurely fall backpack of two fine peaks on the Hundred Peaks list (and as a bonus, Martinez is also a Desert Peak). Weekend totals, 22 miles, 5500' gain. We'll pack in Sat morning 5 mi to Cactus Spring (elevation loss and gain), and climb Sheep (4 mi rt, 1000' gain) in the afternoon. Climb Martinez on Sunday (8 mi rt, 2500' gain from camp) and pack out, probably back to the cars by late afternoon. Be prepared for some brush on the Martinez climb. Send SASE or email with contact information, experience, conditioning to Leader: ANN PERKINS Assistant Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 20 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Iron Mtn #2 (5635'), Condor Peak (5440'), Mt Gleason (6520'): Get into a Thanksgiving mood with a moderately strenuous hike to Condor and neighbors in Angeles Forest, 8 miles round trip, 2500' gain for the first two peaks. Gleason is a pleasant stroll. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring some water, good footwear, and lunch for the top. Rain cancels. Leader: PAT ARREDONDO Co-Leader: TOM HILL
Nov 22 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Pilot Knob (6200'): Canceled due to access issues and replaced by
Owens Peak (8453'): 7 miles, 3200' gain up the rocky, southwest ridge. Come join the fun bunch of Tuesday hikers for this pathfinder adventure. Be ready for a steep, cross county ascent and a descent over the large slabs. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Nov 26 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from earlier postponement

I: Sam Fink Peak (7339') via Tram: Strenuous but moderately paced 12 miles round trip, 3700' gain hike to the remote eastern frontier of San Jacinto Wilderness named for Desert Divide explorer Sam Fink. The hike is mostly on trail and our starting point at the Palm Springs tram head is more than a thousand feet higher than the peak, so most of the gain is on the return. Wilderness Permit limits group size. Bad weather cancels. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO and VIRGIL POPESCU
Nov 27 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'+), Occidental Peak (5732'): Here is a chance to work off some of that extra Turkey and Pumpkin Pie that you ate! Join us for 3 fun peaks in the San Gabriels done at a moderate pace. Totals for all 3 peaks will be 10 miles/2100' gain. Rain/snow will cancel. Meet at La Canada rideshare at 8 AM. Bring hiking boots, water, lunch, raingear, and fleece for temp changes. Leaders: DON CWIK, MARK ALLEN
December
Dec 2 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Smith Mountain (5111'): Canceled due to abysmal weather forecast. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, DON CWIK
Dec 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Russell Peak (6696'), Backus Peak (6651'): 9 miles, 2500' gain on mostly easy terrain with occasional steep and loose sections suitable only for agile hikers. In Southern Sierra near Highways 178 and 14. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: KATHY CHEEVER
Dec 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hillyer (6200'+): Pleasant hike on the Silver Moccasin Trail to this favorite winter climb. 6 miles round trip, 900' gain. Meet 9 AM at the La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, wear boots. Be prepared for any kind of weather. Rain, snow cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, LAURA QUINN
Dec 4 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Monte Cristo Loop: Rabbit Peak (5307'), Granite Mtn #1 (6600'), Round Top (6316'), Iron Mtn #3 (5040'). Strenuous loop hike to nearby Angeles Forest peaks, 14 miles round trip, 4200' gain. Experienced hikers meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring some water, good footwear, and lunch for the top. Rain cancels. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, TOM HILL, PAT ARREDONDO, DON CWIK
Dec 7 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250') from Islip saddle: 7 miles round trip, 1500' gain past Little Jimmy Spring and Windy Gap. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing. Leaders: GARY BICKEL, BETH MIKA
Dec 7-8 Wed-Thu Hundred Peaks, Desert Peaks
I: Villager Peak (5756'), Rabbit Peak #2 (6640'): Join us for a couple of nights and days in the Anza Borrego State Park. Spend the night before at the trailhead for an early start for Villager. Spend the night on Villager for an early start on Rabbit and out to the cars that day. Strenuous hike. 7 miles, 4800' day one, 14 miles, 3000' gain, 5800' loss on day two. Rain or bad weather cancels. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, GEORGE WYSUP
Dec 9 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Bernard Peak (5360'), Little Berdoo Peak (5440'): 8 miles round trip, 1440' gain along open high desert ridges in Joshua Tree National Park. High clearance 4WD advised. Park entrance fee required. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Dec 10 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Skinner Peak (7120'): Moderate trek along PCT to this Southern Sierra peak, 8 miles round trip, 1700' gain. Significant dirt road driving. Consider staying over for the Sunday trip for two more peaks in the area. For details send sase or esase to Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leaders: TOM HILL, GEORGE WYSUP
Dec 10-11 Sat-Sun Desert Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Spectre Point (4400+'), Quail Mtn (5800+'): Join us on this edition of our almost-annual joint DPS/HPS expedition to Joshua Tree National Park. Saturday climb Spectre, the high point of the remote Coxcomb range, 2600' gain, 13 miles, 10 hours. Sun climb HPS's Quail, the JTNP high point, about 1800' gain, 10 miles, 7 hours. Potluck dinner Saturday night in a nicely-hidden spot just outside the park. Good conditioning required for these long hikes on rough terrain. Trailheads and camp OK for any car. Send email (preferred) or SASE to Leader: GARY CRAIG Co-Leader: SUE HOLLOWAY
Dec 11 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Black Mtn #3 (5686'), Red Mtn (5261'): Do one or both of these moderate northern peaks, each peak about 4 mi rt, 1500' gain. First peak is near Tehachapi, second peak (optional) is near Randsburg. For details send sase or esase to Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leaders: TOM HILL, GEORGE WYSUP
Dec 13 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Cahuilla Mountain (5635'), Little Cahuilla Mountain (5042'): 8 1/2 miles, 2400' gain. Join us for this hike near Idyllwild. Email leader the week before for information. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Dec 14 Wed Hundred Peaks, Local Hikes
O: Barley Flats (5600'+): Join leader on his 60th birthday. Hike in Angeles National Forest involves 6 miles round trip, 1000' of gain, some brush on abandoned road from Red Box. Rain cancels. Bring water, sturdy boots, something to share on extended lunch on summit. Meet 9:00 AM at La Cañada rideshare. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistant Leader: BOBCAT THOMPSON
Dec 17-18 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Desert Peaks
I: Rabbit Peak #2 (6640'), Villager Peak (5756'): Strenuous but fun cross country backpack to two desert peaks in the Santa Rosa Wilderness. Saturday, early morning start, backpack up ridge to camp at Villager, 7 miles, 4800' gain. Sunday, early morning start, hike across and up ridge to Rabbit and return to camp, pack up, and hike out, return to cars, 14 miles, 3000' gain, 5800' loss. Weekend totals 21 miles roundtrip, 7800' gain. Dry camp, must carry all water for weekend, 6 quarts minimum. Send Esase (preferred) or 2 sase, h&w phones, conditioning/experience to Leader: DAVID DOUCETTE Assistant: PATTY RAMBERT
Dec 17-18 Sat-Sun OCSS, Hundred Peaks
I: Snow Camping/Cornell Peak (9750') & San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): Snow camping and peak climbing trip in the San Jacinto Wilderness. Escape the hectic malls and join us for lots of holiday cheer in the mountains. 4 miles, 1500' gain the first day from the Palm Springs Tram, most with full backpack while on snowshoes. 7 miles of peak climbing, 2000' gain with snowshoes and daypacks the second day, before we pack out 2.5 miles to the tram. Participants should expect to traverse and climb snow-covered slopes. WTC or equivalent required. Send sase/email(preferred) H&W phones, recent conditioning/hiking experience to Leader: LISA BUCKLEY Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Dec 17 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay Group
I: Arctic Point (8336'), Grays Peak (7920'), Silver Peak (6756'): Moderately paced, strenuous, road and cross-country. 3 hikes total - 12 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, PAMELA ROWE
Dec 18 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: LA by night Xmas Hike: Join leader STAG BROWN on his annual trek through downtown LA where we also distribute food and clothing to the homeless. Along the way visit Little Tokyo, Music Center, Bonaventure, and many other sites as we criss cross our way to the Pantry for breakfast. Meet at Union Station parking lot at midnight Saturday night. Leader: STAG BROWN Assistants: BOBCAT THOMPSON, JOE YOUNG
Dec 30 Fri Hundred Peaks, PVSB, Natural Science
I: Ryan Mountain (5457'), Bernard Peak (5430'), Little Berdoo Peak (5440'): Moderately paced, strenuous, cross-country and trail. 10 miles round trip, 3600' gain. Some dirt road driving. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS

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