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PAST Scheduled Outings - 2006

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 Sun Hundred Peaks, PVSB, Natural Science
I: San Jacinto Pk (10,804'), Folly Pk (10,480'), Drury Pk (10,160'), Marion Mtn (10,320') via Snowshoe: Moderately paced, strenuous over varying terrain from the tram. We will attempt up to four peaks, resulting in 10 miles and 3500' gain. The leaders have made this San Jacinto pilgrimage for 6 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: GEORGE WYSUP Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Jan 4 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Via Stone Canyon Trail 7 miles round trip, 3300' gain. A real climb at a moderate pace to the highest point in the City of L.A. with views in all directions. Meet 8:59 AM in the supermarket parking lot on the NE corner of Foothill Blvd and Mt Gleason Rd (Thomas Guide p 503 H3) with water, lunch, suitable clothing and good footwear. Leaders: RON ROSIEN, DAN BUTLER
Jan 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Bernard Peak (5440'), Little Berdoo Peak (5430'): Moderate loop hike to visit two peaks in cool Joshua Tree Natl Park, 7 miles round trip, 1800' gain in desert terrain. Significant dirt road driving, high-clearance vehicles especially welcome. Consider staying over for the Sunday trip to Quail Mtn. For details send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ, GEORGE WYSUP
Jan 7 Sat 20s & 30s, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
O: Ryan Mountain (5457'), Lost Horse Mountain (5313'), Mt. Inspiration (5560'): Joshua Tree Cleanout #2 of 4. Come hike three easy peaks in Joshua Tree National Park in the second of a series of four cleanouts of the HPS peak list for JTNP. We'll hike Ryan Mountain, 3 miles roundtrip, in the evening among a star studded sky so bring your headlamp. Total for the day, 10 miles, 2700' total gain mostly on trail with some easy cross country. Consider camping overnight with us at Sheep Pass Group Camp (8 vehicle max., so reserve early) and join us for Cleanout #3 on Sunday. Send Esase (preferred) or sase to Leader: DAVID DOUCETTE Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jan 8 Sun 20s & 30s, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I/O: Queen Mountain (5680'), Warren Point (5103'): Joshua Tree Cleanout #3 of 4. Come hike two fun peaks in Joshua Tree National Park in the third of a series of four cleanouts of the HPS peak list in JTNP. 10 miles, 2200' total gain on trail and easy cross country. Send Esase (preferred) or sase to Leader: DAVID DOUCETTE Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jan 8 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Quail Mtn (5800'): Visit the high point of Joshua Tree Natl Park in prime season on this strenuous cross-country hike of 12 mi rt, 3000' gain in desert terrain. Paved road driving. For details send sase or esase with conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ
Jan 8 Sun Pasadena, Natural Science
O: Sierra Madre to Orchard Camp: Sierra Madre to Orchard Camp: Moderate 8 miles, 2000' gain hike on historic route to Mount Wilson along Little Santa Anita Canyon to site of former Halfway House. Meet 8:30 AM Miramonte Ave and Mt Wilson Trail Dr in Sierra Madre with water, lunch, lugsoles. Leaders: MEI KWAN, WINNETTE BUTLER
Jan 8 Sun LTC, WTC
I: Warren Point Navigation: Navigation noodles at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkout or practice to satisfy the Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. To receive homework assignment, send sase, navigation experience/training, any WTC, rideshare info, H&W phones to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Co-Leaders: BOB BRADSHAW
Jan 11 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Colby Canyon to Josephine Peak (5558'): 10 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Moderate pace. Shorter hike to Josephine optional. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: JENNIFER WASHINGTON, DON SIMINSKI
Jan 14-16 Sat-Mon Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
I: 4th Annual MLK Desert Carcamp at Joshua Tree NP: Camp at group site Sat, Sun nights (Fri optional). Saturday dayhike in Wonderland of Rocks, 8 miles, 1000' gain with some rock scrambling. Sunday do 3 HPS peaks (10 miles, 2700' gain total): Lost Horse (5313'), Mount Inspiration (5560'), Ryan (5457'). Monday climb HPS peak Warren Point (5103'), 6 miles, 1100' gain. Not for beginners. Optional dinner in 29 Palms Saturday nite. Group will share modest campground expense, maximum $15 each. Send 2 sase or email address with recent conditioning and experience, H & W phones, carpool info to Leader: DEAN WALLRAFF Co-Leaders: BETH POWIS, TED LUBESHKOFF
Jan 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: San Ysidro Mountain (6147'), Combs Peak (6193'): Come join us for a couple of peaks in/near Anza Borrego that are not led very often. Hikes will be strenuous, but at a moderate pace. Expect warm temperatures in the desert! Totals will be 13 miles/3300' gain. Your 4 wheel drive/high clearance vehicles will be welcome, due to dirt road driving to get to trail heads. Contact Don Cwik at ocriskmgr@hotmail .com at least 1 week prior to Jan 14th to be added to list of participants. Leaders: DON CWIK, GEORGE WYSUP, WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jan 14 Sat Verdugo Hills, Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Lawlor (5957'): Canceled. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, MARY McMANNES
Jan 15 Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Mount Pinos Snowshoe Trip (8831'): Three mile round trip, 600' gain snowshoe trip from Mount Pinos Rd in Los Padres National Forrest to Ventura County's highest point. Those new to snowshoeing welcome - but must bring own equipment. Lack of snow postpones. For equipment list, directions and meeting time send e-sase to Leader: TED SLAP Assistant: MARC HERTZ
Jan 20 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: The Pinnacles (5737'), Mount Marie Louise (5507'): Enjoy these two rocky summits north of Lake Arrowhead, moderately strenuous but slow paced 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain cross-country in desert-like terrain. Some brush and rock scrambling, some dirt road driving. Contact Karen at least three days before the outing for details. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 21 Sat Crescenta Valley, K-9 Committee
O: Vetter Mountain Lookout (5908') from Angeles Crest Highway: Short 2-3 hour round trip hike on dirt road to the summit of Vetter Mountain. Suitable for small or out-of-shape K9s. There you will find a historic old fire lookout that is no longer used, but in the process of being restored. K9s welcome, but must be leashed during lunch. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare point. Bring lunch, lugsoles, water. Rain cancels. Leader: OLIVIA HERNANDEZ Assistants: CATHY KISSINGER, JOHN YARD
Jan 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
Annual Awards Banquet: To be held at Taix Restaurant, 1911 Sunset Blvd. Social hour 5 PM, dinner 6:30 PM. Program is the Fire Lookouts of the Angeles National Forest, presented by the Angeles National Forest Fire Lookout Association. Send $30 per person (HPS). Specify beef, fish, or vegetarian entree. Silent auction for donated items. Email/H&W phones for confirmation (tickets will be held at door) to Reservationist: GREG DeHOOGH
Jan 22 Sun 20's&30's, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Quail Mountain: Joshua Tree Cleanout #4 of 4. Come hike the highest peak in Joshua Tree National Park in the last series of four cleanouts of the HPS peak list for JTNP. 14 miles roundtrip, 1500' gain. Strenuous cross country travel. Send Esase (preferred) or sase to Leader: DAVID DOUCETTE Co-Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS
Jan 25 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: San Gabriel Peak via Eaton Saddle: 4 miles round trip, 1000' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, BETH MIKA
February
Feb 1 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Strawberry Peak (6163'): 6 miles round trip, 1500' gain from Red Box. Slightly shorter option avoids the steep 950' gain from the saddle to the peak but loses the spectacular view at the top. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing. Leaders: GARY BICKEL, PATRICK VAUGHN
Feb 4 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Whale Peak (5349'): Rescheduled to May 7. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
Feb 5 Sun Pasadena, Natural Science, Hundred Peaks
O: Jones Peak (3375'): 7 miles round trip, 2200' gain to this front range peak. After hike, optional dessert in beautiful downtown Sierra Madre. Meet 8:30 AM Bailey Canyon Park (from 210 Freeway, exit Baldwin Ave and go N, then W on Carter to end of road). Bring water, lunch, lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, WINNETTE BUTLER
Feb 11 Sat Crescenta Valley, K-9 Committee
O: Sunset Peak (5796'): 7 miles, 1500' gain, 3 hours round trip on dirt road. From the summit of Sunset Peak are spectacular views of Mt Baldy and, on a clear day, the Pacific Ocean and the summits of Santiago and Modjeska Peaks, the high points of Orange County can be seen in the distance. K9s welcome, but must be leashed during lunch. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare point or 10 AM Cow Canyon Saddle. Bring water, lugsoles, lunch. Leader: OLIVIA HERNANDEZ Assistants: CATHY KISSINGER, JOHN YARD
Feb 17 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Winston Ridge (7003') Snowshoe: 2 1/2 miles round trip, 400' gain. Should be exquisitely beautiful, especially if there's some snow. (On Thursday evening, Karen notes: Meet at 9AM in La Canada, and don't bother bringing the snowshoes. But do bring warm woolies!) Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Feb 21 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: San Bernardino Snowshoe: Snowshoe up a peak in the San Bernardinos (or wherever the conditions are appropriate). Approximately 10 miles, 3000' gain. Pace will be moderate. Email Sandy the week before for instructions. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Assistant: MARS BONFIRE
Feb 21 Tue DPS, SPS, HPS, SMS
Annual Joint Peaks Section Meeting: The Desert Peaks Section will host this year's Annual Joint Meeting Section get together. Long-time friend and recently retired BLM Ranger STEVE SMITH will present a fascinating program on the Adopt-a-Cabin program, focusing on the many historic cabins located in the mountains and canyons where we hike. Meet at The Griffith Park Ranger Station, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr. From LA take the I-5 to Griffith Park. 7:30PM.
Feb 22 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe and Mount Markham for Eaton Saddle: 4 miles round trip. 1000' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada with water lunch, and appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, GARY BICKEL
Feb 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Granite Mtn (5633'): Strenuous, trailless loop hike adventure in the Anza Borrego Desert backcountry, 10 miles rt, 3400' gain. We ascend from paved highway along the seldom visited east ridge and return on remote ridgelines and ravines on the north side to close the loop. Consider staying over for the Sunday trip to Whale Peak. Send sase or esase with conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ, GEORGE WYSUP
Feb 26 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Whale Peak (5349'): Strenuous cross-country loop hike in Anza Borrego Desert, 10 miles round trip, 2700' gain. We ascend the standard gully from Blair Valley then return via the west ridge. Send sase or esase with conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ, GEORGE WYSUP
March
Mar 1 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Gleason (6520'): Join us for a pleasant hike to this local favorite. Route to be determined the day of the hike. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Mar 1 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Santiago Peak (5687'), Modjeska Peak (5496'): If the gate is open, a nice (or at least long) dirt road drive and a short (2 miles round trip, 500' gain) hike to visit the two high points of Orange County. Otherwise, we'll at least entertain the notion of hiking (gasp!): 15+ miles, 4500'+ of gain. Your high clearance or 4WD vehicle is welcome. Email or SASE to Karen at least a few days before the outing. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, GREG DeHOOGH
Mar 1 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Barley Flats (5500') from Alder Creek: 8 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: MARY PATTERSON, DAN BUTLER
Mar 4 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
I: Cole Point (5604'), Mount Emma (5273'), Old Mount Emma (5063'): Moderately paced, off-trail, 12 mile 2500' gain/loss one way hike. Nice Spring hike with great desert views. Possibly wildflowers. Car shuttle required. Meet 7:45 AM La Canada rideshare. Bring 2 to 3 quarts water, lunch, wind/rain gear. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU
Mar 4 Sat Crescenta Valley, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Join us for this late winter hike to the highest point in the city of Los Angeles. Hike from Deukmejian Park in La Crescenta via trails and fire road. Spring wildflowers and great views to Catalina Island. 9 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Bring the "3 L's" (Liquids, Lunch & Lugsoles). Well-mannered K-9's welcome. Meet 8 AM at Deukmejian Park. From I-210 take Pennsylvania Ave exit N to Foothill Blvd, left to New York, right to top of New York, left on Markridge 1/2 block to park entrance on right. Leaders: BOB THOMPSON, JIM FLEMING
Mar 4-5 Sat-Sun 20's&30's, Hundred Peaks
I: Combs Peak (6193'), Lookout Mountain #1 (5590'), Rouse Hill (5168'), Thomas Mountain (6825'), Beauty Peak (5580'), Iron Spring Mountain (5755'): Let's enjoy two days of car camping and peak bagging. Day 1, hike Combs & Lookout #1, drive-up to Rouse and Thomas, camp atop Thomas. 4.5 hiking miles, 1800' gain. Day 2, Beauty and Iron Spring, 8 miles round trip, 2500' gain. Dirt road driving with high clearance vehicle recommended. Send Esase (preferred) or sase to Leader: DAVID DOUCETTE Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Mar 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Circle Mountain (6880+), Gobblers Knob (6955'), Pinyon Ridge (6535'): Easy hikes near Wrightwood, 6 mi round trip, 2200 gain total. High clearance vehicles recommended. Bring 10 essentials and water. Rain cancels. Contact leaders 2-3 days prior to hike. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU and PAT ARREDONDO
Mar 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Oakzanita Peak (5054'), Sheephead Mountain (5896'), Monument Peak #1 (6271'): Rescheduled to Spring Fling, May 7th.
Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, TOM HILL
Mar 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Bighorn Mountains (5894'), Meeks Mountain (6277'): Come join us for a couple of seldom led peaks in the high desert area between Big Bear and Joshua Tree. Totals will be 10 miles and 2100' gain, much of it on dirt roads. There is a LOT of dirt road driving to get to the trailheads, with a fair amount of sandy surface, so 4WD, or at least high clearance will be necessary to get in and out. Hike will be at a moderate pace, with great views from the peaks. We may get lucky and see the desert in bloom! Bring the 10 essentials, hiking boots, plenty of liquid, food, rain wear, AND a sense of humor. Rain/snow will cancel. Meet 6:15 at Pomona Fairgrounds rideshare, 1st exit on the 10 east of the 57, north of the 10, OR 8AM at Denny's in Yucca Valley, on south side of 62. Leaders: DON CWIK, MARK ALLEN
Mar 8 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Rosa Point (5083'): Join us in the Anza Borrego State Park for a day hike rated as very strenuous. It is 12 miles round trip, cross country, gain of 4800', estimate 12 hours of hiking. Contact leader for details. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Mar 8 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'): 6 miles round trip, 1800' gain to do these old peaks and view the big depression. Will have some fun coming down from the peaks. Meet at 9 AM La Canada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, ROSEMARY CAMPBELL
Mar 11 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Snowshoe in the San Gabriels: Enjoy a moderately paced snowshoe hike to one or more peaks in the San Gabriels (or other southern California location depending on road or weather conditions). Anticipate 4-8 miles, 1000-2000' gain. At least 2 days before the trip, send esase Leader: SANDY SPERLING Co-Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE
Mar 11-12 Sat-Sun Desert Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Rabbit Peak #2 (6,640') and Villager Peak (5,756'): Hike to these two desert peaks in the Santa Rosa Mountains. The trip will be a backpack with 7,900' gain, 21 miles round trip. The route will be via the south side over Villager up to Rabbit. There should be great views of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to the south and the Salton Sea to the east. Send SASE / email with conditioning information to Leader: ALEX AMIES (alexamies@yahoo.com) Assistant: GARY CRAIG
Mar 17 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Nicolls Peak (6070'): Rescheduled to April 7. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
Mar 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
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 8 miles, 3600' 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 18 Sat LTC
Deadline for Leadership Training Seminar: Last day for receipt of application and payment by LTC Registrar for enrollment in April 1 seminar. Next seminar: Fall 2006 Registrar: STEVE BOTAN
Mar 18-19 Sat-Sun Sierra Peaks, Hundred Peaks
M/R: Mount San Gorgonio Snow Climb (11,499'): Postponed or canceled. Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leaders: DON CROLEY, ASHER WAXMAN
Mar 18-19 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled as a dayhike to March 25

I: Martinez Mountain (6560+), Sheep Mountain (5141'): Strenuous backpack in the Santa Rosa Wilderness, weekend totals 18 miles, 5000' gain. Martinez Mountain is also on the DPS List. Saturday: Backpack 3 miles to Horse Thief Creek for a pleasant overnight camp at creekside. Sunday: Traverse a strenuous 12 mile loop hike to the peaks, with much cross-country travel in desert terrain, then pack out. Camping permit required, so reserve early. Send sase or esase with conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO, WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Mar 19 Sun 20s & 30s, Hundred Peaks
I: Little Berdoo (5440') and Bernard (5430'): Join us for a great day in Joshua Tree National Park climbing two HPS peaks. WTC students, this is an opportunity to stay in shape for the approaching climbing season. Moderately paced, strenuous hike over varying terrain. We will do both peaks as a loop resulting in 12+ miles and 3500' of elevation gain. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Send email (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: JENNIE THOMAS Assistant-Leader: RON CAMPBELL
Mar 21 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: San Bernardino Snowshoe: Snowshoe up a peak in the San Bernardinos (or wherever the conditions are appropriate). Approximately 10 miles, 3000' gain. Pace will be moderate. Email Sandy the week before for instructions. Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Assistant: MARS BONFIRE
Mar 22 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Vetter Mountain (5908'), Mount Mooney (5840'+): Join us for a pleasant hike to these two local favorites. Route to be determined the day of the hike. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Mar 22 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Colby Canyon to Josephine Peak (5558'): Return via Josephine Road. 9 miles round trip, 2100' gain at slow to moderate pace. Short car shuttle. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare with water, lunch and appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, MARY PATTERSON
Mar 24 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 1

O: Santiago Peak (5687'), Modjeska Peak (5496'): The gate is probably closed. If it's open, there'll be a drive up group and a hike up group. If it's closed, we'll all be hiking. The hike will be 15+ miles, 4500'+ of gain. Assuming we're all hiking, there will be a slow group (Wolf & Karen) and a not-as-slow group (Greg and Sandy). Email or SASE to Karen at least a few days before the outing for details. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, GREG DeHOOGH, SANDY BURNSIDE
Mar 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 18-19

I: Martinez Mountain (6560+), Sheep Mountain (5141'): This trip was planned as a strenuous backpack in the Santa Rosa Wilderness, 18 miles, 5000' gain. Martinez Mountain is also on the DPS List. We will now skip the overnight camping and do the entire route as a dayhike on Saturday. Much rugged cross-country travel in desert terrain. Call or esase with conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO, WAYNE VOLLAIRE, LAURA JOSEPH
Mar 25 Sat 20's&30's, Hundred Peaks
I: Asbestos Mountain (5265'), Toro Peak (8716'), Santa Rosa Mountain (8070'): Due to snow conditions, replaced with Iron Mountain #3 (5040'), Round Top (6316'): Strenuous, some crosscountry terrain, moderate pace. We plan to climb these 2 peaks. 3000' gain 6 miles round trip. It is possible to do a loop hike which includes Grantie Mtn #1 (6600') and Rabbit Peak #1 (5307') 9 miles round trip, 3500' gain, an all day hike. Meet at La Canada rideshare at 7:30 AM. Rain cancels. Bring water & lunch. Leaders: PATTY RAMBERT, BARRY HOLCHIN
Mar 25 Sat Pasadena
O: Mt Yale (4760'): Strenuous, moderate pace, 12 miles round trip, 3700'+ gain to Mt Harvard's neighbor in San Gabriel Mountains. Meet 7:30 AM at Mt. Wilson Trail Park (from 210 Fwy, exit Baldwin Ave. go N, E on Mira Monte to end of road). Bring water,lunch, boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, GARY KINSLEY
Mar 29 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'): A great time for this popular climb - 6+ miles round trip, 1564' gain form Red Box to spectacular views on the peak. Meet La Canada rideshare point with water, lunch, suitable footwear for steep slops and layered clothing at 9 AM. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, RON ROSIEN
April
Apr 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing not in Schedule
O: Eagle Crag (5077'): Join us for a lovely walk in the Aqua Tibia Wilderness. The total hike will be about 18 miles with 3500' of gain. Bring lunch, hat & lug soles. Email or telephone leaders for starting time & place. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Apr 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Sawtooth (5200'), Burnt Peak (5780'), Liebre Mountain (5760'): Easy way to bag all 3 peaks in the Liebre range. The wildflowers to the North should be beautiful. Approximate total hiking with about 9.8 miles and 2500' gain. Meet 8:30 AM Sylmar rideshare point. Leader: HARVEY GANZ Co-Leaders: KENT SCHWITKIS, MARLEN MERTZ
Apr 1 Sat Palos Verdes-South Bay, Hundred Peaks
I: Slide Peak (7841'), Mill Peak (6670'), Keller Peak (7882') and Deep Creek Hot Springs (5' deep): 15th semi-annual Spring Deep Creek Hot Springs hike/soak/swim with a few more peaks. Moderately paced 10 miles, 2200' gain. Bring lunch, water, rain gear, lugs (swim suit optional). Plan on spending full day - it's near Hesperia via Running Springs. Rain cancels. Send email (preferable - bholchin@cox.net) or sase with conditioning and carpool info to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Apr 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Wilson Ridge Cleanout: San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'+), Mount Markham (5742'), Mount Lowe (5603'), Occidental Peak (5732'), and Mount Wilson (5710'). Gather all the HPS peaks along Wilson Ridge on this classic skyline above Pasadena, moderately strenuous 10 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Call or email leader Mon-Thu the week before the hike for trip info. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, LILLY FUKUI
Apr 1 Sat LTC
Leadership Training Seminar: Become a qualified Sierra Club leader. Deadline for receipt of application and payment is March 18. No registration after this date or at door. Next seminar: Fall 2006. Registrar: STEVE BOTAN
Apr 2 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Round Mountain (5272'), Luna Mountain (5967'), Rattlesnake Mountain (6131'): Enjoy driving high clearance vehicles on dirt roads? Don't care for big pine trees or streams? Then these 3 beauties east of Hesperia are for you. Chance of wildflowers and rattlesnakes. Will hike via pathfinder/explorer routes on demand. 7 miles, 2200' gain on road and easy cross country (more if 3N14 gate is locked). Email George for information. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, WAYNE VOLLAIRE, MARKEY and ROBERT NEIGHBORS, GARY SCHENK
Apr 2 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Cahuilla Mountain (5635'), Lookout Mountain (5590'): Hike these two lovely peaks in Riverside County. The entire hike will walk 7 miles round trip on trails with 1700' of gain. Brisk pace. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Apr 5 Wed Hundred Peaks
Postponed due to road closure

O: Reyes Peak (7514'), Haddock Mountain (7431'): Spend the day with us in the beautiful Los Padres National Forest doing these two lovely peaks. 8 1/2 miles round trip and 800' of gain. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Apr 5 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Emma (5273'), Old Mount Emma (5063'): 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain with 800' gain on the return. Loop and short car shuttle options possible. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing. Leaders: GARY BICKEL, PATRICK VAUGHN
Apr 7 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 17

I: Nicolls Peak (6070'): Nicolls all by itself, without the distraction of nearby Heald, is quite a pleasant (although at times steep and rocky) scramble. Appreciate this peak and its dramatic view of Lake Isabella without clock watching or worrying about the sun setting (hint: SLOW pace). 6 miles round trip, 2000' gain, almost entirely all cross-country. The road in can be a bit gnarly, so high clearance is welcome and 4WD especially welcome. E-mail or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 7-9 Fri-Sun 20's&30's, Hundred Peaks
I: Garnet Peak (5880'), Garnet Mountain (5680'), Monument Peak (6271'), Cuyapaipe Mountain (6378'), Sheephead Mountain (5896'), Oakzanita Peak (5054'), Stonewall Peak (5730'), Cuyamaca Peak (6512'): Sensational Springtime Southern San Diego Peak Bagging and Car Camping 3 Day Extravaganza. Bag 8 peaks in 3 days. Day 1, Garnet & Garnet, Monument, 6 miles, 1200' gain. Car camp Friday night. Day 2, Cuyapaipe, Sheephead, Oakzanita, 11.5 miles, 2600' gain. Car camp Saturday night. Day 3, Stonewall, Cuyamaca, 8.5 miles, 2500' gain. Send Esase (preferred) or sase to Leader: DAVID DOUCETTE Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 12 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Sally Peak (5408'): Good workout going over Devil Point and Memorial Peak before reaching Sally. Car shuttle. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, SOUTHERN COURTNEY
Apr 15 Sat Crescenta Valley, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe (5603'): Spend a "taxing day" on this strenuous 13 mile round trip, 3800' gain hike on trails to this historic mountain. Bring the "3 L's" (Liquids, Lunch, Lugsoles). Well-mannered K-9's welcome. Meet 8 AM at top of Lake Ave at Loma Alta Dr in Altadena. Leaders: BOB THOMPSON, JIM FLEMING
Apr 15 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Exploratory route to San Guillermo Mountain (6606'): Rescheduled to May 27. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 16 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Lockwood Peak (6261'), Thorn Point (6935'): Thorn is nice, Lockwood is, well, on the list. If Mutau road is closed we will do something else near Frazier Park. Mutau road is closed, so ... see below for revised destination! Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, WAYNE VOLLAIRE, MARKEY and ROBERT NEIGHBORS
Apr 16 Sun Hundred Peaks
Replaces Lockwood and Thorn due to road closure

I: Old Man Mountain (5538'), Monte Arido (6010'): Postponed due to inclement weather. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, WAYNE VOLLAIRE, ROBERT NEIGHBORS
Apr 21-23 Fri-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science, Long Beach
I: Peak Mountain (5843'), McPherson Peak (5749'), Fox Mountain #1 (5167'), Caliente Mountain (LO) (5106'): My plan is to camp at Aliso Campground on Friday and bag two of the most difficult drive-ups on the HPS list on Saturday. We'll continue on Saturday and bag Fox at a moderate pace on steep-slippery, brushy cross-country for 5 miles and about 2300' gain. Saturday night we'll carcamp in the area to stage for Caliente on Sunday: 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. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, PAT VAUGHN, PAMELA ROWE & SHERRY ROSS
Apr 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'), Mount Lawlor (5957'): The trail from Red Box Gap winds through fast-growing chaparral and is steep in spots, but this trip is well worth it as we visit two dominant Front Range peaks near Pasadena, 8 miles round trip, 2400' gain. Call or email leader Mon-Thu the week before the hike for trip info. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Apr 26 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074') via Stone Canyon Trail: 7 miles round trip, 3300' gain. A real climb at a moderate pace to the highest point in the city of Los Angeles with views in all directions. Meet at 8:58 AM in the supermarket parking lot on the NE corner of Foothill Blvd and Mt Gleason Rd (Thomas Guide p503-H3) with water, lunch, suitable footwear. Leaders: RON ROSIEN. ROSEMARY CAMPBELL
Apr 28 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 17 and April 7
I: Nicolls Peak (6070'): Nicolls all by itself, without the distraction of nearby Heald, is quite a pleasant (although at times steep and rocky) scramble. Appreciate this peak and its dramatic view of Lake Isabella without clock watching or worrying about the sun setting (hint: SLOW pace). 6 miles round trip, 2000' gain, almost entirely all cross-country. The road in can be a bit gnarly, so high clearance is welcome and 4WD especially welcome. E-mail or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 28 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled to May 22
I: Heald Peak (6901'): Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
Apr 29 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Iron Mountain #1 (8007'), Bonita Peak (3983'): Very strenuous, moderately paced hike on trail and steep use trail to Big Iron, visiting the Lower Peak listed Bonita along the way. 14 miles round trip, 7200' gain for hikers with really good endurance. Tigers may get bored with the moderate pace. Submit request to George via email (SASE if necessary) stating contact info and recent conditioning. Co-Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, PAMELA ROWE, GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 29 Sat Pasadena, Wilderness Adventures
O: Manzanita Ridge: Strenuous, moderate pace, 12 mile, 3800' gain loop hike start from Bailey Canyon Park and return via Mt. Wilson trail. A short car shuttle is required. Meet 7:30 AM at Bailey Canyon Park with 2-3 quarts water, lunch, & hiking boots. No tigers or beginners; this will not be fast paced hike. To reach Bailey Canyon Park drive N from Baldwin Ave, exit off 210 Fwy; W on Carter to end of road. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, PAM ALLEN
Apr 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Iron Spring Mountain (5755'), Beauty Peak (5548'): Join our "ironically beautiful" trip on this moderately strenuous adventure to two chaparral peaks between Idyllwild and Temecula, 9 miles round trip, 2700' gain. Harder than it sounds due to some easy rock scrambling with usually brushy conditions. Send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, MARLEN MERTZ
Apr 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Backus Peak (6651') and Russell Peak (6696'): A tough, fun hike ending with a boot ski down arguably the best scree slope on the list and, in the spring, flowers as well! No dirt road driving. 9.5 miles cross country loop, 3600' gain. Email Laura for info. Leaders: LAURA JOSEPH, WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Apr 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
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. Email Kathy (cheever@ucla.edu) during four days before event status and details. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leaders: BYRON PRINZMETAL and KATHY CHEEVER
May
May 1 Mon Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Goodykoontz Peak (7558'), Mount Williamson (8214)': Replaced with Black Mountain #6 due to road closures. Black is about 5 miles round trip, 1500' gain, in steep rocky terrain. Wildflowers might be fabulous, and the evidence of past volcanic activity (a crater near the summit!) is always fascinating. Slow pace. Call Mars during four days before event for status and details. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, BYRON PRINZMETAL, WOLF LEVERICH
May 3 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Pacifico Mountain (7124'), Mount Hillyer (6200'): Get smelly for the DPS banquet with these hikes from near Alder Saddle, north of 3 Points. 10 miles, 2500' gain mostly on trail. Road is suitable for most anyone's car. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, DAVE COMERZAN, SANDY BURNSIDE, ASHER WAXMAN, BOBCAT THOMPSON
May 3 Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: The Pinnacles (5737'), Mount Marie Louise (5507'): Enjoy these two rocky summits north of Lake Arrowhead, moderately strenuous but slow paced 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain cross-country in desert-like terrain. Some brush and rock scrambling, some dirt road driving. Contact Karen at least three days before the outing for details. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH
May 4 Thu 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. Road closures will postpone the outing. Email or SASE early to Karen. Co-Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH
May 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mayan Peak (6108'), Butterbredt Peak (5997'): Hike these two steep, sandy peaks in Kern County. The entire hike will cover 5.7 miles round trip with 3000' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send e-mail to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
May 6-7 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
The HPS Spring Fling Weekend at Foster Lodge near Julian in San Diego County: Join the HPS for a weekend of fun and peak bagging in the San Diego spring time. Hikes suitable for beginners through tigers planned. Socialize after hikes Sat and enjoy potluck dinner. Breakfast Sun morning hosted by HPS Management Committee. Overnight stay in the lodge's unisex dorm rooms, on the lodge's beautiful grounds, or in nearby motels. Send sase, $10 per person for Sat night only/$20 for Fri and Sat to Reservationist: WINNETTE BUTLER
May 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Stonewall Peak (5730'), Oakzanita Peak (5054'): Join us for a couple of hikes at Spring Fling time in San Diego County. Do one or both peaks. Stonewall is 2.5 miles round trip (900') and Oakzanita is 4 miles round trip (1000'). Both hikes are on trail. Meet 10 AM at Paso Picacho State Park day use parking area (fee) off of Hwy 79 (2.7 miles south of Cuyamaca Dam) to climb Stonewall. We will drive between trailheads. If you only want to climb Oakzanita, meet at the Oakzanita trailhead, 5.6 miles south of Paso Picacho State Park on Hwy 79 at 12 noon. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU
May 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: San Ysidro (6147'): Canceled. Leader: SANDY SPERLING Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
May 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Sheephead (5896'), Garnet Peak (5880'), Garnet Mountain (5680'), & possibly Stonewall Peak (5730'): Sheephead is 3.5 miles round trip, Garnet Peak 2.5 miles, Garnet Mountain 0.6 miles. Enjoy 3 (maybe 4) easy peaks at HPS Spring Fling. Meet at Foster Lodge at 8:30 AM or call Leader: HARVEY GANZ Assistant Leaders: SHERRY ROSS, KENT SCHWITKIS, PAT VAUGHN
May 7 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Cuyamaca Peak (6512'), Middle Peak (5883'): A moderately paced hike in conjunction with HPS Spring Fling in San Diego County, but all conditioned hikers are welcome. We'll do these peaks as a loop trip using a car shuttle for a total of 7.5 miles and 2000' gain on trail and road. Parking fee at trailhead. Meet at 8:30 AM in the Day Use parking lot for Paso Pichacho Park off Hwy 79. Leaders: MARK ALLEN, DON CWIK
May 7 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Cuyamaca Peak (6512'), Palomar Mountain (6140' - AKA High Point): Moderate 6 mile round trip, 1600' gain peak at HPS Spring Fling. Meet at 8:30 AM at Foster Lodge or call Leader: HARVEY GANZ Assistant Leaders: SHERRY ROSS, KENT SCHWITKIS, PAT VAUGHN
May 7 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Monument Peak #1 (6271'), Sheephead Mountain (5896'), Oakzanita Peak (5054'): A Spring Fling swing through southern San Diego County to pick up three common orphan peaks, moderately paced, 12 miles round trip, 2600' gain. Each peak is a separate trip - do one or all. Paved road driving. Meet leaders at Foster Lodge 9 AM for more information. Leader: MARLEN MERTZ Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, TOM HILL
May 7 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from February 4
I: Whale Peak (5349'): 9 miles round trip, 2300' gain cross-country with bouldering and lots of cactus in Anza-Borrego State Park. Bring goodies to share, water, lunch, 10 essentials. Esase (preferred) or sase. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
May 7 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
O: Garnet Peak (5880'), Garnet Mountain (5680'), Monument Peak #1 (6271'): Three easy Spring Fling peaks near Julian give us the chance to see the devastation of the Cedar Fire, the beginning of recovery, and incidentally bag a few peaks, perhaps as pathfinders. Three separate hikes, totaling about 6 miles round trip, 1200' gain. Meet us at breakfast (8 AM?) at Foster Lodge. Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, CHRIS SPISAK, WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH
May 7 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Tehachapi Mountain (7960'+): Hike this nice peak in Kern County. The entire hike will cover 7 miles round trip with 3500' of gain. May hike another peak in the area. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send e-mail to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
May 10 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'+), San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mount Markham (5742'), Occidental Peak (5732'): Spend the day hiking these local peaks. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
May 13 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Exploratory route to Mt Lewis (8396') from South Fork Campground: Steep cross-country adventurous ascent of the N-by-NW ridge from near Valyermo on the Antelope Valley side of the San Gabriel Mountains, strenuous 7 miles round trip, 3500' gain. Send sase or esase with conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LAURA JOSEPH
May 13 Sat Pasadena
O: White Saddle via Ben Overturff Trail in Monrovia: Moderate pace, 10 miles round trip, on road and trail, 2000' gain in historic Sawpit Canyon to site of early mountain resort. Meet 8 AM at the lower parking lot in Monrovia Canyon Park (1200 N. Canyon Blvd, 210 Fwy, exit Myrtle Ave. N to Foothill Blvd, E to Canyon Blvd, go N 2 miles to entrance)$5 parking fee, bring lunch, water, & boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, SARAH HESS
May 13 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science
I: San Ysidro Mountain (6147'), Combs Peak (6193'), Boucher Hill: Moderately paced, strenuous, cross-country/brush. San Ysidro 8 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Combs Peak: 6 miles 1400' gain and lots of dirt road driving. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Esase (preferred) or sase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: BARRY HOLCHIN & PAT VAUGHN Naturalist: TBD
May 13-14 Sat-Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Sam Fink Peak (7339'): Climb Peak 7339' in the San Jacinto Wilderness, named Sam Fink Peak for one of the founders of the Hundred Peaks Section. Saturday backpack from Humber Park in Idyllwild to Laws Camp, 5.5 miles 1600' gain and 600' loss. Sun hike cross-country to Sam Fink Peak, 5 miles round trip 1600' gain and loss then pack out 4.5 miles, 700' gain and 1600' loss. USFS permit fee TBA. Send email/sase, H&W phones, conditioning, experience, ride share info to Leader: TAKA OHYAMA Co-Leader: BETH EPSTEIN
May 16 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Asbestos Mountain (5265'), Lookout Mountain #1 (5590'): 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain. Come join the fun Tuesday hikers for these two peaks near Idyllwild. Peaks are done separately at a moderate pace over steep, rocky terrain. The week before the hike, send ESASE to Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
May 20 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Pinyon Ridge (6535'), Circle Mountain (6880+), Gobblers Knob (6955'): Three easy peaks near Wrightwood - the first two peaks begin from pavement, 2.5 miles 900' gain for each peak, with some steep spots and possible brush encroachment; the final peak is optional since it is one mile round trip, 500' gain and then only if the 3.6 mile dirt road is open. Your high-clearance vehicle welcome! Call or email leader Mon-Thu the week before the hike for trip info. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
May 20 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
I: Hildreth Peak (5065'): Hike Hildreth by the beautiful (lots of flowers) interesting and moderately challenging 16 mile, 3700' gain route from Agua Caliente Hot Spring on the south side of the peak near Santa Barbara. In contrast to the boring road hike that is usually done, this route follows a river through a beautiful valley with opportunities to swim in clear pools or soak in hot springs. Brushy area of about .2 mile. Car or tent camp Friday night near the trailhead for happy hour, hot springs fun and an early start Saturday morning. Send email to Laura. Leaders: LAURA JOSEPH, WAYNE VOLLAIRE
May 20 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
O: Mount Pacifico (7124'): 12 miles, 2200' gain on PCT and fireroad. Strenuous hike at relaxed pace to enjoy the spring wildflowers: Wolf's evaluating this provisional, so we've gotta move slow enough that he can keep up. Meet leaders at 8 AM at Canyon Country rideshare or 9 AM at Mill Creek Summit picnic area with water, lunch, boots. From La Cañada rideshare go 9.5 miles up Angeles Crest Hwy to Angeles Forest Hwy, turn left and proceed approx 14 miles to Mill Creek summit. Rain cancels. Leader: SUZY HERMANN Assistant: WOLF LEVERICH
May 21 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Pallett Mountain (7660'+), Goodykoontz Peak (7558') from the north: Rescheduled to September 9th. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, LAURA JOSEPH, MARLEN MERTZ, JOE YOUNG
May 21 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Iron Mountain #1 (8007'): Hike this very strenuous peak at a brisk pace, NOT intended for beginners. 14 miles round trip on trail with 7200' of gain. Meet 7 AM Azusa rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
May 22 Mon Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from April 28
I: Heald Peak (6901'): If we succeeded at savoring Nicolls last month, what about the orphaned Heald? Don't despair! If you need it badly enough, how about another drive to the Lake Isabella area, then 7 miles, 3400' gain over demanding terrain only for determined and conditioned hikers. If all goes well and you ask nicely, we MIGHT visit Nicolls. High clearance 4WD advised. Slow pace. E-mail or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
May 24 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'), Mount Lawlor (5957'): Spend the day hiking these local peaks. Both peaks are about 6 miles and 1500' each. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
May 24 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hillyer (6200') via Chilao: 6+ miles round trip, 1000' gain. Lunch beyond peak for great view. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, GABRIELE RAU
May 26 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, not in Schedule
Postponed
I: Hines Peak (6704'), Topatopa Bluff (6367'), Chief Peak (5560'+): Leaders: KAREN and WOLF LEVERICH
May 27 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from April 15
I: Exploratory route to San Guillermo Mountain (6606'): Leave your cares far behind as we trek the scrub pine country of northern Ventura County, moderate 9 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Paved road driving, since we begin our trip from the gate at the highway turnoff on Lockwood Valley Road, then find and follow a brushy but interesting ridgeline west to the peak. Call or email leader Mon-Thu the week before the hike for trip info Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, GEORGE WYSUP
May 27-29 Sat-Mon Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
I: Big Bear camping weekend with climbs of Granite Peaks (7527'), Arctic Point (8336'): Enjoy three days of holiday adventure on this camping getaway to Big Bear Lake. Saturday visit the old gold mining district in Holcomb Valley with optional 6 mile, 1000' gain side journey to nearby Arctic Point. Sunday enjoy an optional 8 mile, 2000' gain cross-country scrambling adventure as we explore Granite Peaks and its jumbled rock formations and twisted terrain, wandering among pristine pinyon-juniper woodlands along the way. Monday we tour the lakeshore for local history and color, including a visit to the Discovery Center and nature trail, before heading home. Overnight camping with possible cabin alternatives to be determined near the time of the trip. For details and trip information send sase/esase at least two weeks before the trip to Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, MARLEN MERTZ
May 30-Jun 2 Tue-Fri Hundred Peaks
Postponed
I: Big Four: Samon Peak (6227'), Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce Peak (6536'): The all-time hexed hike of 2004, and Wolf and Karen's hexed hike of 2005: maybe we'll have better luck in 2006? Nope. Postponed. Leaders: WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
May 31 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Waterman (8036'): Join us on this lovely shaded trail, 7 miles round trip, 1399' gain. We'll lunch on an overlook and loop past the peak on the return. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare with lunch, water, good footwear and suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, RON ROSIEN
May 31 Wed Hundred Peaks
Postponed from April 5
O: Reyes Peak (7514'), Haddock Mountain (7431'): Spend the day with us in the beautiful Los Padres National Forest doing these two lovely peaks. 8 1/2 miles round trip and 800' of gain. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: DAVE CANNON
June
Jun 3-5 Sat-Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Sunday Peak (8295'), Bohna Peak (6788'), Black Mountain #5 (7438'), Split Mountain (6835'), Lightner Peak (6430'), Bald Eagle Peak (6181'), Piute Lookout (8326'): Let's spend less on gasoline per peak and enjoy an extended weekend in the Lake Isabella area bagging some interesting summits. Or, you may opt for 1 or 2 days worth. Saturday: Sunday and Bohna as a continuous hike (easy dirt driving), mostly trail, 9 miles, 3300' gain. Sunday: Tough cross-country hike of Black and Split, 9 miles, 3200' gain (easy dirt driving). Monday: 3 short hikes to the others (dirt drives between), with pathfinder route to Piute, 9 miles, 2800' gain. Car camping at primitive site with happy hours, or motel it if you must. Email George with recent conditioning and contact/rideshare information. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, DAVID DOUCETTE, WAYNE VOLLAIRE, GREG De HOOGH
Jun 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Tecuya Mountain (7155'), Thorn Point (6920'): Hike these two peaks in the Frazier Park area. The entire hike will cover 14 miles round trip at a brisk pace with 4100' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send e-mail to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jun 3 Sat Hundred Peaks, WTC
O: Baldylocks and the Three T's: Our third annual hike for Big Bad Wolves only! 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 Mountain (8587'), Telegraph Peak (8985') and Timber Mountain (8303') before descending Icehouse Canyon to Grandma's house and a waiting car shuttle. "Only 20 miles and 8000' 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
Jun 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from April 28 and May 22
I: Heald Peak (6901'): If we succeeded at savoring Nicolls earlier this year, what about the orphaned Heald? Don't despair! If you need it badly enough, how about another drive to the Lake Isabella area, then 7 miles, 3400' gain over demanding terrain only for determined and conditioned hikers. If all goes well and you ask nicely, we MIGHT visit Nicolls. High clearance 4WD advised. Slow pace. E-mail or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 4 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Silver Peak (6756'): This is the 25th anniversary of the first "first Sunday in June" hike with Stag. Easy hike near Big Bear involves 3 miles round trip and 1000' of gain and is suitable for beginners. Bring water, sturdy boots and something to share on the summit. Possible second peak. Meet 8 AM at Pomona rideshare point. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistant: STAG BROWN
Jun 4 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Reyes Peak (7510'), Haddock Mountain (7416'): Join pretty hike through forested section of the Los Padres. The entire hike will be 9 miles round trip at a brisk pace with 800' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send e-mail to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jun 7 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Iron Mountain #2 (5635'), Condor Peak (5444') from Mendenhall Ridge Road: 11 miles round trip, 1950' gain plus 1550' on the return. Moderate pace for this ambitious hike. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing. Leaders: GARY BICKEL, RON ROSIEN
Jun 10-11 Sat-Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Newton Drury Peak (10,160), Folly Peak (10,480), San Jacinto Peak (10,804): 13 miles round trip, 4400' gain in San Jacinto Wilderness. Easy paced but strenuous hike up the Marion Mountain trail to beautiful Little Round Valley, one of the gems of our local mountains. We will take cross-country routes to Drury and Folly with some boulder hoping to reach the summits. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info & recent conditioning to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: GEORGETTE RIECK
Jun 10-11 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Big Bear Carcamp to Little Bear Peak (7621'), Delamar Mountain (8398'), Bertha Peak (8201'), Mineral Mountain (7238'), Tip Top Mountain (7623'): Why not smell the roses (pines and chaparral too) while collecting peaks. Don't rush home! Enjoy our fun carcamp after viewing beautiful forested areas near the Big Bear area. Saturday: First three peaks, moderate 8 miles round trip, 2400' gain, do any or all as we alternate between stretches of old jeep roads and cross-country scrambles for the first two peaks then move to Holcomb Valley for Bertha. Sunday: Enjoy pinyon-juniper woodlands on this moderate cross-country loop hike to a pair of distant peaks on the eastern fringe of the San Bernardinos, 6 miles round trip, 1700' gain. Those who stay over on Saturday will appreciate being in the area to ease the driving chores. High-clearance vehicles welcome due to much dirt road driving on both days. Send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LAURA JOSEPH, MARLEN MERTZ
Jun 13 Tue Hundred Peaks
Reschedule from March 1

O: Santiago Peak (5687'), Modjeska Peak (5496'): If the gate is open, a nice (or at least long) dirt road drive and a short (2 miles round trip, 500' gain) hike to visit the two high points of Orange County. Otherwise, we'll at least entertain the notion of hiking (gasp!): 15+ miles, 4500'+ of gain. Your high clearance or 4WD vehicle is welcome. Email to Karen ASAP. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 14 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Burnham (8997'): Join us for a day of hiking one of the local favorites. We will do this from Vincent Gap. 10.4 miles round trip and 3600' gain. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jun 14 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman (8038'): 7 miles round trip, 2000' gain, via the PCT and well used use-trail from the large pullout at the 6000' level. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare with, water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, BETH MIKA
Jun 16 Fri Hundred Peaks
M: Lily Rock (8000+'): Rescheduled to June 30. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Cannel Peak (9470'), Cannel Point (8314'): Two moderate peaks with cross country travel on both. Enjoy both Cannels: Cannel Peak, seldom led and not on "the list" 6 miles round trip and approximately 1200' gain. Cannel Point, approximately 2 miles round trip, steep 900' gain with a spectacular view of Lake Isabella. Meet 7:30 AM at Walker Pass for car pool or call Leader: HARVEY GANZ Assistant Leader: BRENT COSTELLO
Jun 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount San Antonio (10,064'), Mount Harwood (9552'): In honor of Patty Rambert. Traditional, but always enjoyable, moderately paced loop hike of 12 miles, 4100' gain to the summit of Mt Baldy from Manker Flat via the Ski Hut Trail, with a return over nearby Harwood to the chair lift. Call or email leader Mon-Thu the week before the hike for trip info. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Jun 17-18 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Weldon Peak (6320'), Sorrell Peak (7704'), Heald Peak (6901'), Nicolls Peak (6070'): Like dirt driving and butt-kicker hikes? This is for you. We will need AWD, high clearance vehicles and tough hikers. Attend one day or both. The first 2 peaks on Saturday, 8 miles, 2000' gain. Sunday, 8 miles, 4400' gain, with lots of fun class 2. Saturday night at primitive campsite, or motel it if you prefer. Email Laura with contact info and recent conditioning. Leaders: LAURA JOSEPH, GEORGE WYSUP
Jun 17-18 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science, Long Beach
I: Morris Peak (7215'), Mount Jenkins (7921'), Owens Peak (8453'): Moderately paced, very strenuous on trail and over steep, rocky, slippery, brushy cross-country terrain. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Day 1: Morris and Jenkins 14 miles round trip, 3300' gain. Car Camp at Walker Pass. Day 2 Owens: 7 miles 3200' 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-Leaders: SHERRY ROSS, PAT VAUGHN & BOB BEACH
Jun 18 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Cucamonga Peak (8859'), Etiwanda Peak (8662'): Hike two of the nicest peaks in the Angeles National Forest. The entire hike will cover 17 miles round trip with 4400' of gain. Brisk pace. Meet 8:30 AM at the Icehouse Canyon Parking Lot. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jun 20 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Pinyon Ridge (6535'): 6 miles round trip, 600' gain. We will hike this peak at a moderate pace via a trail out of Jackson Lake. Should be all on trail, unless the leaders decide to get creative. The week before the hike, send ESASE to Leader: SANDY BURNSIDE Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Jun 21 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Sam Fink Peak (7339'): Spend the day in the beautiful San Jacinto Wilderness. We will take the first tram up. Estimate 9 miles round trip, gain of 3300' (2200' on the return), most of it cross country. Estimate 8-9 hours of hiking. Contact leader for details. Leader: DAVE GEORGE COMERZAN Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Jun 24-25 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Red Tahquitz (8720'), Southwell Peak (7840'), Suicide Rock (7528'), Black Mountain #1 (7772'): Beautiful hikes on trail and cross country in the San Jacinto Wilderness to enjoy views of dense forests and rugged granite cliffs. Saturday: Red Tahquitz and Southwell - 15 miles round trip, 3500' gain. Sunday: Suicide Rock and Black Mountain #1 - 8 miles round trip, 2300' gain. Bring 10 essentials and sturdy lug-sole boots, rain gear, warm clothing. You may car camp or find a motel. Permit limits group size. Send e-mail to Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, PAT ARREDONDO
Jun 24-25 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Morris Peak (7215'), Mount Jenkins (7921'), Cannel Point (8314'): We camp Saturday night at Walker Pass or civilize ourselves at Lake Isabella to break up the driving burden for these distant peaks in the Southern Sierras. Saturday: First two peaks using the PCT approach, 15 miles round trip, 3800' gain, with some easy 3rd class rock scrambling near the summit of Jenkins. Sunday: Cannel Point at a relaxed pace, 2 miles round trip, 900' gain. Early finish expected, allowing for a leisurely drive home or an opportunity to join leaders to explore another nearby peak. Send sase or esase to Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: TOM HILL, LAURA JOSEPH, MARLEN MERTZ
Jun 24 Sat Hundred Peaks
O/I: Fish Creek Saddle and Lake Peak (10,161'): Rescheduled to July 8. Leader: SUZY HERMANN Co-Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
Jun 25 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Twin Peaks (7761'): Postponed. Leader: COBY KING Co-Leader: WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 27 Tue Hundred Peaks
O: Granite Mountain #1 (6600'), Round Top (6316'): Postponed. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jun 28 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Charlton Peak (10,806'): Spend a long day on the San Bernardino ridge. 15 miles round trip, 4230' gain. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jun 28 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Baden Powell from Vincent Gap: 8 miles round trip 2800' gain at a slow to moderate pace. Meet 8:30 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, DON SIMINSKI
Jun 30 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 16
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
Jun 30-Jul 2 Fri-Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'), Anderson Peak (10,840+'), Shields Peak (10,680+'): Friday long backpack at an easy pace on trail 6 miles 4000' gain to Trail Fork Camp. Saturday bag the peaks in an easy 7 mile loop, 1800' total gain with much cross-country and minor boulder hopping. Also visit 1852 survey monument. Sunday easy backpack out. Send sase/email conditioning/experience (WTC leader if applicable) to Leader: GARY BICKEL Co-Leader: PAT VAUGHN
July
Jul 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Shields Peak (10,680'+), Anderson Peak (10,840'+), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'): Join group for lovely, big hike to four high peaks. The entire hike will be 20 miles round trip on good trail with 5000' of gain. Brisk pace. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jul 2 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Sugarloaf Mountain (9952'), Onyx Peak #1 (9113'): Join hike for briskly-paced stroll. The entire hike will be 8 miles round trip on good trail with 1600' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jul 5 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: San Gorgonio (11,499'): Spend another long day on the San Bernardino ridge doing this old favorite. 15 1/2 miles round trip, 5420' gain. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jul 5 Wed Hundred Peaks
O/I: The Pinnacles (5737'), Mount Marie Louise (5507'): Hike these two easy peaks near Lake Arrowhead. The total hike will be 6 miles round trip with 1600' gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, GREG DeHOOGH, KAREN LEVERICH
Jul 5 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Winston Ridge (7003'): 7 miles round trip, 1500' gain from Cloudburst Summit loop and return. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, DAN BUTLER
Jul 8 Sat Hundred Peaks
M: Lily Rock (8000'), Suicide Rock (7528'): We'll follow two separate climber routes to these spectacular rocks in Idyllwild, totals for the day 5 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Lily Rock is a moderately strenuous climb in steep, rocky terrain, with some previous experience in 3rd class climbing required. Suicide Rock is a fine afternoon stretch. Do one or both. For trip information or to reserve a spot, send sase or esase with recent climbing experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Jul 8 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 24
O/I: Fish Creek Saddle and Lake Peak (10,161'): 10 miles, 2180' gain. Moderate hike at a relaxed pace to enjoy wildflowers. If time, energy and interest allow, may add nearby Grinnell and/or 10K Ridge. Wilderness permit limits group size. Please e-mail leader with sase for status and details. Leader: SUZY HERMANN Co-Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, WOLF and KAREN LEVERICH
Jul 8 Sat Pasadena, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount San Antonio (Baldy) (10,064'): Very strenuous day hike of 12 miles round trip, 6000' gain to the summit of Mount Baldy via Bear Flat. Not for beginners. Bring water, lunch, layers, boots. Rain cancels. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leaders: MEI KWAN Co-Leader: LINDA HILLMAN
Jul 8-9 Sat-Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Drury Peak (10,160'), Folly Peak (10,480'), San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): 16 mile round trips, 3500' gain in San Jacinto Wilderness. Moderately paced backpack along scenic Fuller Ridge Trail to Little Round Valley Campground. Hike through groves of white fir and enjoy spectacular views over the desert and down into San Gorgonio Pass 7000' below. Mostly cross country routes to all 3 peaks, with some boulder scrambling to reach the summits. Permit limits group size to 12. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info and recent conditioning to Leader: KATHY RICH Assistant: JASON LYNCH
Jul 9 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Sam Fink Peak (7339'): Strenuous hike in San Jacinto wilderness involves 4500' gain (1900' on return) and 16 miles round trip. Some steep cross-country to bag summit. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots, stories about Sam to share on summit. Meet 6 AM at Pomona rideshare point. Leaders: JOE YOUNG, BOBCAT THOMPSON
Jul 11 Tue Hundred Peaks
Management Meeting: In the evening, at Newcomb's Ranch, on Highway 2.
Jul 12 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Delamar Mountain (8398'), Bertha Peak (8201'), Gold Mountain (8235'), Silver Peak (6756'): Join brisk hike to four Big Bear peaks. The entire hike will be 10.6 miles round trip with 3300' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT, GREG DeHOOGH
Jul 12 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Mountain (8038'): Nice loop on trail and old roads starting and ending at Buckhorn. 7 miles round trip, 1500' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: SOUTHERN COURTNEY, BETH MIKA
Jul 15 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Tahquitz Peak (8846'), Red Tahquitz (8720'): Moderately paced hike in the beautiful high country of the San Jacinto Wilderness from Humber Park. 9 miles, 3200' gain on trail and use trail. Participation is limited by permit, so SASE or send email to Leader: PAUL GARRY Assistant: GARY SCHENK
Jul 15 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
I: Sam Fink Peak (7339'): Moderately paced 15 mile, 3000' gain/loss, one way hike in Mount San Jacinto State Park. We will ride the tram from Palm Springs up to 8400', climb a peak with great desert views, hike across forested San Jacinto Mountains, and descend to Idyllwild. Wilderness permit limits group size. Email Leader for status and details. Bring 3-4 quarts water, lunch, lugsole boots, hat, sunscreen, $25 Tram Fee. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jul 15-16 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 24-25, Cannel Point rescheduled to July 28
I: Morris Peak (7215'), Mount Jenkins (7921'), Cannel Point (8314'): We camp Saturday night at Walker Pass or civilize ourselves at Lake Isabella to break up the driving burden for these distant peaks in the Southern Sierras. Saturday: First two peaks using the PCT approach, 15 miles round trip, 3800' gain, with some easy 3rd class rock scrambling near the summit of Jenkins. Sunday: Cannel Point has been rescheduled to July 28. Send sase or esase to Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: TOM HILL, MARLEN MERTZ, PAMELA ROWE
Jul 15-16 Sat-Sun Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
Canceled due to forest closure

O: San Bernardino Mountains Backpack-San Gorgonio Mountain Dayhike: Scenic 6 mile, 1300' gain backpack to camp at Dry Lake. Sunday optional dayhike to San Gorgonio Mountain (11,506'), 11 miles round trip, 2500' gain, then all pack out with gear, 6 miles to trailhead. Some backpacking experience and good conditioning required. Send sase, recent experience/conditioning, $20 (Wilderness Adventures-returned at trailhead) to Leader: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL Co-Leader: MARK MITCHELL
Jul 16 Sun Hundred Peaks
Canceled due to forest closure, leaders may do Baldy instead

O: San Gorgonio Mountain (11,499'): Hike Southern California's highest peak. The hike will be 15.5 miles round trip with 5400' of gain. Will hike via the Vivian Creek Trail and a Wilderness Permit will be required. Brisk pace, not intended for new hikers. Please notify leaders of intention to participate one week before hike. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jul 19 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Pyramid Peak (7035'), Pine Mountain #2 (7054'), Lion Peak (6868'): Hike these three peaks on the Desert Divide south of San Jacinto Peak. The entire hike will be about 11 miles round trip with 2000' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT, GREG DeHOOGH
Jul 19 Wed Lower Peaks, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Ladyface (2036'): Possible new addition to the Lower Peaks list. Moderate 3.5 mile 1200' gain hike on use trail with class 2 climbing near the peak (no beginners please). Stunning views of Agoura Hills and Malibu. Meet at 6:30 pm on Kanan just south of the 101 freeway and adjacent to Cornell Road. Bring snack to share, water, headlamp and a windbreaker. Rain postpones. Leaders: PAMELA ROWE, ADRIENNE BENEDICT
Jul 21 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Three Sisters (8100'): Due to the fire near Three Sisters, we'll ride the tram and do Marion Mountain instead. Marion will be 9 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Depending on participant interest, we could include a nearby peak or two along the way... Mellow pace. Email or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
The 13th 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 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Mountain (8038'): Easy to moderate hike to the top of this peak to meet and picnic with other HPSers. 8 miles round trip, 1200'gain. Meet 9:30 AM at La Cañada ride share point. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, LAURA QUINN
Jul 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Waterman (8038'): Of the several routes to this peak, we'll take the one that starts at Three Points. 12 miles round trip, 2200' gain. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: DAVE CANNON
Jul 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Akawie (7283'), Kratka Ridge (7515'), Mount Waterman (8038'): Warm up on easy Akawie (400' gain, optional), then move vehicles to enjoy an interesting cross-country Kratka-to-Waterman loop scramble in forested terrain; total for all three peaks comes to a moderately strenuous 8 miles round trip, 2900' gain, including the easy trail return after the Rendezvous celebration. Experienced hikers meet 6:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring some water, good footwear, and celebratory items for the Rendezvous. Leaders: TOM HILL, PAT ARREDONDO, DON CWIK
Jul 26 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Timber Mountain (8303'): 10 miles round trip, 3300' gain. Strenuous but with a slow to moderate pace via beautiful Icehouse Canyon up into fragrant Jeffrey Pines. Shorter option just to Icehouse Saddle (8 miles round trip, 2600' gain) available. Meet 8:30 AM at the public parking lot at the intersection of Mill Avenue and Baldy Road (take 210 freeway, exit at Baseline, turn left (W) and backtrack short distance on Baseline to Mill Avenue, then go north on Mill to Baldy Road). Bring water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, GABRIELE RAU
Jul 26 Wed Hundred Peaks
O/I: Grays Peak (7920'+), Little Bear Peak (7621'), Arctic Point (8336'): Hike these three peaks in the Big Bear area. The entire hike will be about 10 miles round trip with 2500' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT Co-Leaders: GREG DeHOOGH, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Jul 28 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from July 16 and June 25
I: Cannel Point (8314'): Enjoy an easy climb in high forest near Lake Isabella to this overlooked summit, the most remote peak on the List. Some steep slopes and a rocky summit block scramble will be done carefully, with the entire trip done at a relaxed pace, 2 miles round trip, 900' gain. Early finish expected to allow for a leisurely journey home. Contact Tom Hill before the trip for meeting time and place. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Jul 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 25
O: Twin Peaks (7761'): Easy paced strenuous hike through Mt. Waterman high country in San Gabriels. 11 miles round trip on trail, 3200' total gain, 2000' out plus 1200' on return. Meet at 7:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point with 2 quarts water, lunch, good footwear, ten essentials. Leader: COBY KING Co-Leader: WOLF LEVERICH
Jul 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: San Bernardino East Peak (10,681'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), Anderson Peak (10,840'+), Shields Peak (10,680'+): Ascend via Momyer trail, descend via Forsee trail. Very strenuous hike involves 22 miles 6200' gain. Car shuttle. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Meet 6 AM at Mill Creek Ranger Station on highway 38. Leaders: JOE YOUNG, BOBCAT THOMPSON
August
Aug 2 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250'): 6 miles round trip, 1500' gain on good trail. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BRUCE CRAIG, DAN BUTLER
Aug 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Pinos (8831'), Sawmill Mountain (8818'), Grouse Mountain (8650'+), Cerro Noroeste (8286'): Join group and with help from vehicles, walk only one direction. Beautiful area, brisk hike. The entire walk will be about 6.8 miles with 2000' gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 5 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
I: Etiwanda Peak (8662'), Cucamonga Peak (8859'): 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: VIRGIL POPESCU
Aug 6 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Brush Mountain (7040'+), San Emigdio Mountain (7495'), Antimony Peak (6848'): Join hike in the Frazier Park area. The entire hike will be 7.2 miles round trip with 2100' of gain. Brisk pace. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 9 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Gleason (6502') & Messenger Flats: 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain. Lots of nice shade on this hike and great place for lunch. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: JENNIFER WASHINGTON, DON SIMINSKI, SOUTHERN COURTNEY
Aug 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Mount Islip (8250') 16th Annual Peaknic Hike: Peaknic at Little Jimmy Campground. Moderate pace. 6 miles round trip 1300' gain. Meet at 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lugsoles, water, your best potluck item, good cheer. Leaders: MIKE & DOTTY SANDFORD, FRANK DOBOS, LAURA QUINN
Aug 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: San Gorgonio (11,499'): Help Bobcat prep for Whitney. 15 miles, 5400' gain. Participation limited by permit. Contact leader for meeting place and time. Leader: JOE YOUNG Co-Leader: BOBCAT THOMPSON
Aug 12 Sat 20s & 30s
New Outing, first time published
I: Jean Peak (10,670'), Marion Mountain (10,320'), and Drury Peak (10,160'): Come hike the high peaks in the San Jacinto mountains. After we take the Palm Springs tram ($21 round trip), we'll hike trail and cross-country to Jean Peak (10,670'), Marion Mtn (10,320'), and Drury Peak (10,160'). This is a spectacular, but strenuous, hike of about 12 miles and 4000' of gain. Permit limits group size. Send e-mail with recent conditioning and experience to Leader: STEVE BERSON Co-Leader: PAMELA ROWE

(Note: You can sign up online by going to the 20s & 30s outings page, toggling to August, then selecting this outing.)
Aug 15 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Wilson Ridge Cleanout: Canceled
San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960+), Mount Markham (5742'), Mount Lowe (5603'), Occidental Peak (5732'), and Mount Wilson (5710'). Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Aug 18 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Galena (9324'): 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. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 18-20 Fri-Sun 20s & 30s Singles, West LA, Angeles Chapter Political Committee
O: Carcamp to Telescope Peak, Highest point in the Panamint Mountains: Join us on a camping adventure as we camp at an elevation of 4000' in the mountains of Death Valley National Park on Friday evening (the days are warm and nights cool!). Trailhead in the 60's. Saturday, we'll hike (optional for attendees) to the top of Telescope Peak - the highest peak in the Park, at 11,000', with spectacular views in all directions. You will see Badwater in Death Valley on one side, and the Panamint Valley on the other... The hike itself is 3000' gain in about 14 miles round trip. The hike is considered strenous due to the gain and distance. The weather while always unpredictable should be in the 60's and 70's. Sunday optional peaks are avaliable. Trip includes happy hour snacks and a Saturday night hot pasta dinner. Send $25 donation check payable to "Angeles Chapter Pac" to leader with H & W #'s, e-mail, ride share info plus SASE. Leader: DAVID HYMAN (16300 Calahan St Sepulveda, Ca. 91343-3804) Assistant: HOWARD STRAUSS
Aug 19 Sat Hundred Peaks, Verdugo Hills
O: Mount Disappointment (5960+'), Mount Deception (5796'): Hike up to these peaks on the JPL trail, slide part way down on a shortcut trail. Steep 6 miles round trip, 1800' gain. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada ride share point. Bring water, lunch, lug sole boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, MARY McMANNES
Aug 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
Replaces trip to Gorgonio et al to accommodate Wilderness Permit
I: Shields Peak (10,680'+), Anderson Peak (10,840'+), San Bernardino East Peak (10,681'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'): Here's another chance to cruise the beautiful high forest along San Bernardino ridgeline, mostly on trail, 18 miles round trip, 4800' gain. Send sase/esase with recent conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: PAMELA ROWE
Aug 19 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science
I: The 9 Peaks: San Gorgonio (11,499'), Jepson Peak (11,205'), Little Charlton Peak (10,696'), Charlton Peak (10,806'), Alto Diablo (10,563' UTM 0511689/3776043), Shields Peak (10,680'), Anderson Peak (10,840'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649') : Moderately paced, strenuous 21 miles, 6700' gain. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader: HARVEY GANZ Co-Leader & Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Aug 20 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Pine Mountain #1 (9648'), Dawson Peak (9575'), Wright Mountain (8508'): Hike three of the peaks north of Mount Baldy. The entire hike should be about 6 miles round trip with 2800' of gain. Brisk pace. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 23 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250'): 6 miles round trip, 1500' gain, always a good hike. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, DORIS DUVAL
Aug 26 Sat Hundred Peaks, Natural Science
Canceled
I: Sugarloaf Mountain (9952'): Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, TOM HILL, KENT SCHWITKIS
Aug 26 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hawkins (8850'): Join us for this popular 10 mile round trip, 2400' gain scenic route from Islip Saddle. Moderately paced, not suitable for beginners. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point with 3 quarts of water, lunch, good footwear, clothing layers (including raingear). Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SOUTHERN COURTNEY
Aug 26 Sat Pasadena, Hundred Peaks
O: The Three T's from Baldy Ski Lift: Moderately strenuous, 9 mile hike. First 3 miles 2700' gain, last 6 miles 3400' loss. We'll take the Baldy Ski Lift ($5) to Baldy Notch, then hike Thunder Mountain, Telegraph Peak and Timber Peak, then down Ice House Canyon to the parking lot. A short car shuttle is required. No beginners please. Meet at the REI parking lot in Arcadia at 8 AM. (Santa Anita Ave. 3 blocks south of 210 FWY at 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.) or at Mt. Baldy Ski Lift parking lot at 9 AM. Bring 3 quarts of water, lunch, lugsoles, hat. Leaders: GARY KINSLEY, CHRIS SPISAK
Aug 27 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Pine Mountain #1 (9648'), Dawson Peak (9575'), Wright Mountain (8508'): Trip revised to take standard route, not the explorer route. 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 for a short visit to nearby Wright Mountain after the adventure. Call or email leader week of hike. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leader: PAMELA ROWE
Aug 30 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Middle Hawkins (8505') from Islip Saddle: Scenic 8 miles round trip, 2000' gain hike with great views. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, DON SIMINSKI
September
Sep 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: List Finish on Morris Peak (7215'): Joint fantastical never-to-be-repeated HPS List finish celebration in the Southern Sierras, near Walker Pass, with Lilly and Val!! Expect good companions and great scenery on this moderate hike as Lilly teams with Val and the rest of us to visit their long-awaited field of dreams, 9 miles round trip, 2000' gain, via Pacific Crest Trail and easy summit excursion. Carry what you can to the summit for lunchtime "happy hour" and a major party. Meet at 9AM at the Walker Pass summit (where the PCT crosses Highway 178). Or call or email Tom Hill for trip and celebration details near the time of the hike. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI Assistant Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, WINNETTE BUTLER, DON CWIK, SUZY HERMANN, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, MARY McMANNES, MARLEN MERTZ, VIRGIL POPESCU, PAMELA ROWE, GARY SCHENK, CHRIS SPISAK, BOBCAT THOMPSON, GEORGE WYSUP, ... [more TBD]
Sep 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Sewart Mountain (6841'), Snowy Peak (6532'), Black Mountain #2 (6202'), McDonald Peak (6870'), Alamo Mountain (7360'+): Hike these 5 peaks near Gorman. The entire hike will be 13 miles round trip with 4800' of gain. Could be very brushy. Fairly strenuous. Brisk pace. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Sawtooth Peak (5200'+), Burnt Peak (5788'), Liebre Mountain (5760'): Clean out this area with one nice day of brisk hiking. The entire hike will be 10 miles round trip with 2500' of gain. Some steep firebreaks on first peak, the rest is easy! Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 6 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Bare Mountain (6388'): 6 miles round trip, 1800' gain from Pinyon Flats, 800' gain on return. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing. Leaders: GARY BICKEL, DORIS DUVAL
Sep 6 Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published

O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'+): Postponed. Again. If the road isn't opened this season, look for a (longer) hike to these peaks sometime in November (hint: the 15th). Email or SASE early to Karen. Co-Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, TOM HILL
Sep 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Mount San Antonio (10,064'), Mount Harwood (9552'), Thunder Mountain (8587'), Telegraph Peak (8985') & Timber Mountain (8303'): Hike the Baldy Grand Tour. We'll start at Manker Flat and finish at the Icehouse Canyon Parking lot. The entire hike is about 18 miles with 6200' of gain. This very strenuous hike should take about 10 hours. Bring water, lug soles, windbreak & hat. Contact leaders for starting time. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 21
I: Pallett Mountain (7660'+), List Finish on Goodykoontz Peak (7558') from Angeles Crest Highway: Tune up your celebration muscles on Morris Peak over Labor Day Weekend, then join Jorge and Diana Estrada as they Finish The List on Goodykoontz Peak to end their own multiyear quest! The hike itself will divide into two groups: those looking for a more strenuous version will go to Goodykoontz by way of Burkhart Saddle and Pallett Mtn, up to 14 miles round trip, 4500' gain; and a more moderate version will focus on Goodykoontz Peak, minimum 8 miles round trip, 2100' gain to set up the party celebration (or to join an optional extension north to meet the fast group on Pallett Mtn). For more trip details call or email Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, LAURA JOSEPH, MARLEN MERTZ, JOE YOUNG
Sep 10 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Mount Hillyer (6200'+), Pacifico Mountain (7124') & Mount Wilson (5710'): Visit these three nice mountains in the Angeles National Forest. The entire hike will be 5.5 miles round trip with 2300' of gain. Mount Wilson is a drive up. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, hat & lunch. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT, ALICE GOLDMAN
Sep 12 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. 6:30 PM management meeting; 7 PM business meeting. Eaton Canyon Nature Center (1750 N Altadena Dr in Pasadena; N from I-210 on Altadena Dr 1 1/2 miles, enter parking area on right shortly after crossing New York Drive.)
Sep 13 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Barley Flats (5500') from Alder Creek: Hike this drive up by a beautiful alternative route. 8 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Leaders: JOE YOUNG, BOBCAT THOMPSON
Sep 13 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hawkins (8850'), Throop Peak (9138'), Mount Burnham (8997'): Three or four lovely peaks on the Pacific Crest Trail between Islip Saddle and Vincent Gap. About 13 miles and 3500' gain. After Burnham some may wish to join an optional extension to Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), adding 2 miles round trip and 800' gain to the trip. Meet at 8 AM at the La Cañada rideshare. Bring sturdy shoes, water, food, rain gear, good humor, and patience. (Hint: the pace will be slow.) Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, TOM HILL
Sep 15 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
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 or SASE to Karen for details. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 16 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science
I: Yucaipa Ridge: Little San Gorgonio Peak (9133'), Wilshire Mountain (8832'), Wilshire Peak (8680'), Cedar Mountain (8324'), Birch Mountain (7826'), Allen Peak (5795'): Moderately paced, very strenuous over very steep, very slippery, brushy, rocky, but very pretty cross-country terrain, 12 miles, 5000' gain. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Some dirt road driving. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-Leader & Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Sep 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from April 1st (no fooling)
O: Wilson Ridge Cleanout: San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mt Deception (5796'), Mt Disappointment (5960+), Mt Markham (5742'), Mt Lowe (5603'), Occidental Peak (5732'), Mt Wilson (5710'): Gather all the HPS peaks along Wilson Ridge on this classic skyline above Pasadena, moderately strenuous 10 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Call or email leader during the week before the hike for trip info. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, PAT ARREDONDO, DON CWIK
Sep 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'+): Hike two of the BIG Three in one nice day. Entire brisk-paced hike will be about 20 miles round trip with 4700' of gain. Expect to take about 9 hours. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 16-17 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, K-9
New Outing, first time published
I: White Mountain #1 (7727'), Hawes Peak (6751'), Little Shay Mountain (6635'), Ingham Peak (6355'), Deer Mountain (5536'), Shay Mountain (6714'): Carcamp in Big Pine Flat area north of Lake Arrowhead. Bag Hawes and White on Sat (9 miles round trip, 2000' gain). Sunday's hike involves 15 miles round trip and 4100' gain. Well-behaved dogs OK. Dirt road driving. Bring water for hikes and camping, lunches, sturdy boots. Rain cancels. Call or email leaders for meeting time and place. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistants: WYNNE BENTI, JULIE RUSH
Sep 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
M/I: Antsell Rock (7679'), Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440+'): Strenuous, moderately paced outing to these desert divide peaks. First peak (Antsell Rock) 5 miles round trip, 2500' gain requiring class 3 ascent after difficult traverse of the Sam Fink trail; participants should be comfortable with moderate exposure on solid rock. Other peaks (optional) are class 1 and add 5 miles, 1900' gain mostly on PCT. Easy dirt road driving; high clearance vehicles recommended. Apply by email to reservationist George, with class 3 rock experience, recent conditioning, and contact info. Leaders: DON CROLEY, ASHER WAXMAN, PAMELA ROWE, MARLEN MERTZ, GARY SCHENK, GEORGE WYSUP
Sep 19 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Tahquitz Peak (8846'), Red Tahquitz (8720'): We will be doing these Idyllwild area peaks via the South Ridge Trail for a total mileage of 11 miles, 3800' gain/loss. The pace will be moderate. Email Sandy the week before the hike for details. Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 23 Sat Hundred Peaks, Verdugo Hills
O: Vetter Mountain (5908'), Mount Mooney (5840'): 4 miles 1000' gain easy hike paced to suit for beginners. We will visit one of the Forest Service still standing lookout. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada ride share point with lunch and liquid. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, DELPHINE TROWBRIDGE
Sep 23 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay
Postponed to September 26 due to access considerations
I: Old Man Mountain (5525'), Monte Arido (6010'): Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: BARRY HOLCHIN, PAMELA ROWE
Sep 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled to December 3 due to fire closure
I: San Guillermo Mountain (6602'), Lockwood Point (6273'), Frazier Mountain (8013'): Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
Sep 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
Replaces San Guillermo etc. outing
I: Mount Lewis (8396'): Scenic hike with great views from Islip Saddle to Mt. Lewis. Approximately 14 miles round trip, 4000' gain. Meet at 7AM at La Cañada. Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Sep 23-24 Sat-Sun Sierra Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Silliman (11,188'): SPS Intro trip for new and prospective members. Saturday backpack 3.5 miles, 2000' gain to camp, at a moderate pace. Time to relax or explore. Sunday 4 miles round trip, 2500' to summit. Return to camp and pack out to cars. Bring goodies for happy hour Saturday night. Send SASE or email with recent experience and conditioning to Leader: GARY SCHENK Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Sep 23-25 Sat-Mon Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Big Pine (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce (6536'): Rescheduled to October 14-16 due to Los Padres Forest closure. Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, MARK ALLEN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 24 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Thomas Mountain (6825'): Moderate hike via the Ramona Trail. The total hike will be about 12 miles round trip with 2350' gain. Bring water, lug soles, hat & lunch. Send e-mail to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 26 Tue Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay
Rescheduled from September 23 due to access considerations
I: Old Man Mountain (5525'), Monte Arido (6010'): Moderate 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain hike on road/cross-country in Santa Barbara County with lots of dirt rd driving. Inability to obtain special permit cancels trip. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: BARRY HOLCHIN, PAMELA ROWE
Sep 27 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Bighorn Peak (8441'): 10 miles round trip, 3400' gain. Strenuous but slow to moderate pace via Icehouse Saddle and Kelly Camp. Meet 8:30 AM at the public parking lot (Mill Avenue and Baldy Road - July 26th outing to Timber for more detail). Bring water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, GARY BICKEL
Sep 30 Sat Hundred Peaks
Outing destination changed from Grouse Mtn etc due to Los Padres Fire Closure
I: Lookout Mountain #2 (6812'): Explore seldom visited ridgelines and canyons with spectacular scenery SW of Mt Baldy on this strenuous but moderately paced loop from Baldy Village, 8 miles round trip, 4200' gain, over much steep and rocky terrain, with some brush. We take a trail ascent toward Baldy but transfer at the 8200-foot level to an adventurous cross-country ridgeline heading south to Lookout, then descend Erv Bartel Canyon to the Village. Call or email leader for details during the week before the trip. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LAURA JOSEPH
Sep 30 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Palomar Mountain (6140'): Strenuous hike to Palomar Lookout from Oak Grove. Route will follow steep firebreak & dirt road. The hike will be 14 miles round trip with 3400' gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch & hat. Send e-mail to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 30 Sat LTC
Leadership Training Program Deadline: Registration deadline for Seminar to be held on October 14th. See LTC Website for application.
Sep 30-Oct 1 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science, Long Beach
I: Tehachapi Mountain (7960+'), Black Mountain #3 (5686'), Black Mountain #5 (7438'), Weldon Peak (6320'): Day 1: Moderately paced hike of about 4 miles round trip, 1000' gain to Tehachapi Mountain followed by cross-country steep 1700' gain, 3 miles round trip hike to Black #3. Night 1: Stroll up Black #5 (3 miles, 1200' gain) after the potluck. Day 2: 7 miles, 1600' gain (800'+800') on PCT and cross-county with short final optional rock scramble. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Some dirt road driving. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, water, and your car camping stuff. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader/Naturalist: KEITH MARTIN
October
Oct 1 Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: San Rafael Peak (6666'): Rescheduled to November 4 due to fires. Leader: KATHY RICH Assistant: JANE SIMPSON
Oct 1 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Sheephead Mountain (5896'), Cuyapaipe Mountain (6378'), Monument Peak #1 (6271'), Garnet Peak (5880'): Moderate hike to four San Diego County peaks. The entire hike will be 11.5 miles round trip with 2400' gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch & hat. Send e-mail to Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, DON CWIK
Oct 1 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402') from Vincent Gap: Strenuous, slow paced, 14 miles round trip, 5000' gain. The real annoyance about Ross is the 2000' of gain (included in the 5000') on the return climb from Ross. You essentially get to climb Baden-Powell twice. Send sase or esase with recent conditioning and experience to Cheryl Gill. Leader: KAREN LEVERICH Co-Leaders: CHERYL GILL, KC REID
Oct 4 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
I: Waterman (8234') to Newcomb's: After a steep but short hike it is mostly down hill to Newcomb's. Takes a car shuttle but it is a fun hike. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, BOB THOMPSON, SOUTHERN COURTNEY
Oct 4 Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Birch (7826'), Cedar (8324'), Wilshire Peak (8680'), Wilshire Mountain (8832'), Little San Gorgonio (9133'): This is the famous Yucaipa Ridge, starting at the low end and going to the high end. This is a strenuous hike. Estimate 14 miles round trip, with 6300' of gain. We will start early and will be coming out in the dark. Contact leader for details of hike. Leader: DAVE COMERZAN Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Oct 6-7 Fri-Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science
O: Palm Springs Tram (8450'), Mt San Jacinto (10,804') Moonlight Hike: Rescheduled to October 13-14, due to tram maintenance. Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-leaders: TONY TRULL, KENT SCHWITKIS, SHERRY ROSS
Oct 6-9 Fri-Mon Hundred Peaks, Desert Peaks, Sierra Peaks
Fall Festival in the South Sierras: Lots of hiking and climbing, lots of evening partying. Bag scenic peaks from all three climbing section Lists. Hikes range from moderate on-trail hikes to full-up technical rock climbs. Saturday night happy hour, potluck and campfire at Powers Well. Camp in Walker Pass or Indian Wells campgrounds, primitive camping in Indian Wells Valley or stay at motels in Ridgecrest or Lake Isabella. More activities, hikes, and climbs will be added closer to the event: check http://angeles.sierraclub.org/hps/outings.htm#fallfestival for details on all the outings and how to participate. For directions to Powers Well and other information, contact HPS Chair: WINNETTE BUTLER
Oct 6 Fri LTC, Sierra Peaks, Hundred Peaks
E: Five Fingers (Aquila Peak) (5174'): Climb each of the five fingers of Aquila Peak near Ridgecrest. Much of the route is class 3, but has class 4 and 5 roped climbing sections. Start in Indian Wells Canyon, climb up and traverse the whole ridge. Good exercise of climbing skills for Sierra peaks. About 3 miles, 2500' gain for the day. Participants must have harness, helmet, and other climbing gear. It is a restricted trip; to participate you must be a member of the Sierra Club and have suitable rock climbing experience. Send sase or email, SC#, climbing resume, completed medical form to Leader: RON HUDSON Assistant: ASHER WAXMAN
Oct 6 Fri Hundred Peaks, Sierra Peaks
O: Lamont Peak (7429'): It's a trail, but it's steep. Wonderful views of the Southern Sierra are earned in 4 miles round trip, 2400' gain. Dirt road driving, but 4WD not necessary. Stay over and party with HPS, DPS and SPS at nearby Powers Well. Send e-mail or SASE to Leader: WINNETTE BUTLER Co-Leaders: MEI KWAN, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Oct 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Lightner Peak (6430'): Need a pathfinder to Lightner? Let's try the northern route. Start drive from Fall Festival at Powers Well (no water here) at 7 AM. About 10 miles, 4200' gain, mostly trail with some brushy cross-country. Moderate pace should get us back in time for pot luck. Gear instructions from leaders at festival. Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, SANDY SPERLING, GEORGE WYSUP
Oct 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Jenkins (7921'): Peter and Ignacia are leading Owens - we can wave to them from atop nearby Jenkins. We'll even start hiking from somewhere nearby in Indian Wells Canyon. Figure 6 miles round trip, 2500' gain, some of it steep and rocky. But the descent is fun. Then head back down to Powers Well for a potluck with your peak bagging buddies from the various Peak Sections. Find us Friday evening at Powers Well or send e-mail or SASE to Leader: WOLF LEVERICH Co-Leaders: GREG DeHOOGH, KAREN LEVERICH
Oct 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Owens Peak (8435'): Climb this great peak in the Southern Sierra. The hike will be 7 miles round trip with 3200' of gain. Brisk pace on road and use trial. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Oct 7 Sat Hundred Peaks, Sierra Peaks
I: Pinyon Peak (6805'): Join us for Fall Festival as we climb this Walker Pass peak via the Old Lodge cross-country route from Hwy 178. Moderately strenuous 6 miles round trip, 3100' gain. Terrain is often steep as we negotiate ridgelines through a vast pinyon pine wilderness. Optional car camp at Powers Well. Send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL. Co-Leaders: GARY SCHENK, MARLEN MERTZ
Oct 8 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Sunday Peak (8295'), Bohna Peak (6760'): Hike Sunday on Sunday. The entire hike will be 6.5 miles round trip with 2400' of gain. Brisk pace on nice trails. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Oct 8 Sun Hundred Peaks, Desert Peaks
O: Siebert Cabin and Complex Tour: Approximately 2 hours walking, light hiking tour of Siebert Cabin Complex and mine area in Indian Wells Valley Canyon with local volunteer/historian GEORGE BALAND, followed by ice cream social. Meet 10 AM at Powers Well. Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, MEI KWAN, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Oct 8 Sun Hundred Peaks, Sierra Peaks
I: Scodie Mtn (7294'): Another Fall Festival trip. For this prominent peak near Walker Peak we create a loop route featuring scenic canyons and ridgelines, guaranteed! Moderately strenuous 9 miles round trip, 2600' gain. Send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL. Co-Leaders: GARY SCHENK, MARLEN MERTZ
Oct 9 Mon Hundred Peaks, Desert Peaks, Pasadena
O: Telescope Peak (11,048'): After partying all weekend with HPS, DPS, and SPS, how about a DPS peak? We'll car camp the evening before somewhere nearby, then follow the well-maintained trail to the high point of Death Valley National Park, 14 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Send e-mail or SASE to Leader: WINNETTE BUTLER Co-Leaders: MEI KWAN, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH
Oct 10-11 Tue-Wed Lower Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Cerro Alto (2624'), Valencia Peak (1345'), Gaviota Peak (2458'): Rescheduled to October 31-November 1st. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
Oct 11 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Williamson (8214'): 7 miles round trip, 1700' gain from Eagles Rest Picnic area and back. Cool drinks at the end. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SOUTHERN COURTNEY, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Oct 13-14 Fri-Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science
Rescheduled from October 6-7, due to tram maintenance
O: Palm Springs Tram (8450'), Mt San Jacinto (10,804') Moonlight Hike: Strenuous hike for tigers only, 10 miles, 8300' gain to tram with additional 10 miles round trip, 2400' gain to the peak. We'll start hiking before midnight Friday. We'll have two groups, one San Jacinto 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 14-15 Sat-Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Quail Mountain (5813'): Easy paced but moderately strenuous 14 mile rt, 1800' gain, to the highest peak in Joshua Tree National Park. Enjoy spectacular desert scenery and learn about the Wilderness Travel Course or satisfy WTC graduation requirements. Substantial cross-country travel with some steep, rocky portions. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info & recent conditioning to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: TED SLAP
Oct 14-15 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, PVSB, Natural Science, Long Beach
I: Scodie Mountain (7294'), Heald Peak (6901'), & maybe Nicolls Peak (6070'): Day 1: Moderately paced, moderately strenuous over steep, slippery, rocky cross-country terrain, 7 miles rt, 2300' gain. Car camp and happy hour Saturday night. Day 2: Very strenuous, moderately paced 12 miles, 5000' gain cross-country hike with some rock scrambling in beautiful Sequoia National Forest. Car camp advised Friday evening due to early start on Saturday. Take time to learn from our naturalist about the fauna and flora. Natural Science credit available for LTC candidates. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: BRUCE CORNING Co-Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Naturalist & Co-Leader: SHERRY ROSS
Oct 14-16 Sat-Mon Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled to October 28-30, due to weather and Forest closure
O: Big Pine (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce (6536'): Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, CHERYL GILL, MARK ALLEN
Oct 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Palm View Peak (7160'), Cone Peak (6800'), Pyramid Peak (7035'), Pine Mountain #2 (7054'), Lion Peak (6868'): 12 miles, 3600' gain on much trail and some very rugged and brushy cross country. Moderate pace. Email George with contact info and recent conditioning. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, LAURA JOSEPH, PAMELA ROWE
Oct 14 Sat LTC
Leadership Training Seminar: Learn to be a Sierra Club leader! The seminar this year is being held at Griffith Park. Registration deadline: September 30th. See LTC Website for application.
Oct 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Shay Mountain (6714'), Little Shay Mountain (6635'), Ingham Peak (6355'), Hawes Peak (6751'): Canceled. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
Oct 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Silver Peak (6756'), Gold Mountain (8235'), Arctic Point (8336'): A nice group of peaks north and east of Big Bear Lake. Approx 12 miles round trip, 3000' or more elevation gain. E-mail or SASE early to Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
Oct 15 Sun Hundred Peaks, Verdugo Hills
O: Sunset Peak (5908'): Post Harwood Party hike to this peak known of its great views. 7 miles round trip 1500' gain. Meet 8:30 at Harwood Lodge or 9 am at Cow Canyon Saddle off Glendora Mountain Road. Bring water, something to share. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, LAURA QUINN
Oct 15 Sun Pasadena, Hundred Peaks
O: Inspiration Point (5908'): Moderately strenuous, and moderate pace, 11 miles round trip, 2800' gain hike to Inspiration Point via Echo Mountain and Castle Canyon trail, return via Sam Merrill trail. Wonderful view of Los Angeles Basin. Meet 8 AM N end of Lake Street, Altadena. Bring water, lunch, boots. Celebrate leader birthday, bring goodies to share. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, WINNETTE BUTLER
Oct 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Ross Mountain (7402') from Vincent Gap: We warm up by first going over Baden-Powell in order to reach this remote and difficult San Gabriel summit in the Wrightwood area. Very strenuous but moderately paced, 14 miles round trip, 5000' gain. Note that more than 2000' of this gain is on the return climb from Ross back to Baden-Powell. Send sase or esase with recent conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: MARLEN MERTZ
Oct 17 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Pinyon Peak (6805'): 6 miles, 2800' gain. Join us for a moderately paced hike in the Walker Pass area. We may also include Onyx Peak #2 for an additional 4 miles, 2300' gain. Email Sandy the week before the hike for details. Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 18 Wed Lower Peaks
O: Slide Mountain LO (4631'), Jupiter Mountain (4498'): Two Lower Peaks in the Western Angeles Forest. Slide Mountain, off the Templin Highway off-ramp (I-5 Freeway), with an operating fire lookout on top, is 10 miles round trip with 2400' gain. Jupiter is a short hike of 3 miles round trip with 1050' gain, near Bouquet Canyon reservoir. Call or email Leader: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Oct 20 Fri Hundred Peaks
M: Antsell Rock (7679'): Slow paced, strenuous hike on trail and over steep, nasty, rocky cross-country terrain, 8 miles round trip, 2000' gain. The summit block on Antsell involves 3rd class rock. Email or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Lead the List Celebration for Tom Hill on Saturday October 21: We've followed Tom up many a Hill, and now it's time to honor him by following him up one or more peaks -- Mount Sally (5408'), Mount Mooney (5840'), Vetter Mountain (5908'), and Mount Hillyer (6200') as he finishes leading the list. Each of these Angeles National Forest peaks is a separate, easy hike averaging 600' gain. Do one or all. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. When the hikes are finished, about 3 pm or earlier, we'll get together for a celebration at the Chilao picnic grounds (look for signs directing folks to the site). Bring snacks to curb your appetite as you hike, and real food and/or drinks to share at the party where barbecue facilities will be available. Contact Marlen Mertz or Laura Joseph for more info about the partying. Contact leader in the event of a serious storm threat to determine trip status and possible date for rescheduling. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, PAT ARREDONDO, WINNETTE BUTLER, DAVE CANNON, DON CWIK, LILLY FUKUI, GINNY HERINGER, LAURA JOSEPH, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, MARLEN MERTZ, MARKEY & ROBERT NEIGHBORS, GARY SCHENK, MIKKI SIEGEL, CHRIS SPISAK, BOB THOMPSON, ASHER WAXMAN, JOE YOUNG
Oct 21 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay
Rescheduled from September 23 due to access considerations
I: Old Man Mountain (5525'), Monte Arido (6010'): Postponed due to road closure, new date TBD. Moderate 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain hike on road/cross-country in Santa Barbara County with lots of dirt rd driving. Inability to obtain special permit cancels trip. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: BARRY HOLCHIN, PAMELA ROWE
Oct 21 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay, Natural Science, Mountain Bike
I: Madulce Peak (6536'), Big Pine (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'): Canceled. Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Naturalist/Co-Leader: SHERRY ROSS
Oct 22 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Twin Peaks (7761'), Waterman Mountain (8038'): Hike these two great peaks in the cooler fall months. Total hike will be about 10 miles round trip with 3200' of gain. Brisk pace and strenuous. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Oct 22 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Pallett Mountain (7660'+), Goodykoontz Peak (7558'): Strenuous approximately 15 miles round trip, 4000' gain on trail and cross-country. Send sase or esase with experience and conditioning to Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Oct 25 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Twin Peaks (7761'): 11 miles round trip. Gain 2000' out, 1200' on return. Strenuous hike but at slow to moderate pace from Buckhorn. Meet 8:30 AM at La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, DON SIMINSKI
Oct 28 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Deer Mountain (5536'), Strawberry Peak LO (6153'): Postponed until further notice. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, PAT ARREDONDO
Oct 28 Sat Outings Management Committee
Chapter Outings Assembly: Join the Chapter Outings Management Committee on Saturday for a session on the present and future of the chapter's outings program. All Sierra Club members are invited, especially outings leaders, provisional leaders and outings chairs. See article Page 12 in September Southern Sierran. We'll meet at 9:30 am-4:00 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. Light breakfast and refreshments provided. Bring your lunch.
Oct 28-29 Sat-Sun Desert Peaks, WTC
I: Waucoba Mountain (11,123'): High point of the Inyo Range near Big Pine. About 6 miles, 4000' gain. This was to be Patty Rambert's DPS List Finish. Instead, we're all finishing it for her. Saturday night carcamp nearby for big potluck party and celebration of a special person and her noteworthy accomplishment. Send email or sase with phone numbers, address, carpool info to Leader: RON HUDSON Assistants: ERIK SIERING, EDD RUSKOWITZ, GARY SCHENK, ALEXI AMIES
Oct 28-30 Sat-Mon Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from October 14-16, due to weather and Forest closure
O: Big Pine (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce (6536'): Three day, two night backpack. 35 miles, 4400' gain for Big Pine and West Big Pine, Saturday and Sunday. Stay over to Monday and add in Madulce Peak (6536'), another 7 miles and 1600' gain. The miles and distance are daunting, but almost all is on low angle dirt road or trail. Contact Karen early with information about your backpacking experience. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, CHERYL GILL, MARK ALLEN, WINNETTE BUTLER
Oct 29 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mount Disappointment (5960'), Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Markham (5742'): Hike these four peaks in the Front Range of the San Gabriel Mountains. The entire loop hike will be 9 miles with 2400' of gain. Meet 9 AM La Canada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, windbreaker & lunch. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT, ALICE GOLDMAN
Oct 29 Sun Hundred Peaks, K-9
I: Russell Peak (6696'), Backus Peak (6651'): Peaks named in memory of long time HPS leaders involve 8 miles round trip and 3700' gain. Slow-going cross-country between peaks. Not suitable for beginners. Bring water, lunch, lug sole boots. Well-behaved dogs OK. Meet 6 AM at Sylmar rideshare point. Rain cancels. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistants: WYNNE BENTI, JULIE RUSH
Oct 29 Sun Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes South Bay
Rescheduled from September 23 due to access considerations
I: Old Man Mountain (5525'), Monte Arido (6010'): Postponed due to road closure, new date TBD. Moderate 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain hike on road/cross-country in Santa Barbara County with lots of dirt rd driving. Inability to obtain special permit cancels trip. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: BARRY HOLCHIN, PAMELA ROWE
Oct 31-Nov 1 Tue-Wed Lower Peaks
Rescheduled from October 10-11
O: Cerro Alto (2624'), Valencia Peak (1345'), Gaviota Peak (2458'): Hike these peaks near Morro Bay and Santa Maria with us. To avoid a lot of driving we will do them in two days with an overnight stay in Santa Maria. Cerro Alto is 5 miles with 1600' gain, Valencia is 4 miles with 1300' gain, and Gaviota 6 miles with 2100' gain. We'll hike the first two peaks on the first day, Gaviota on the second day. Make your own reservations for the overnight. Email leaders at least a few days before for meeting place and time. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
November
Nov 4 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: San Rafael Peak (6666'): Replaced with Scodie Peak (see below) due to Forest closure. Leader: KATHY RICH Assistants: GEORGE WYSUP, JANE SIMPSON
Nov 4 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks
Replaces San Rafael Peak, due to fire closure.
I: Scodie Mtn (7294'): Moderately strenuous 9 miles round trip, 2600' gain in the Kiavah Wilderness near Walker Pass featuring scenic canyons and ridgelines. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info and recent conditioning to Leader: KATHY RICH Assistant: JANE SIMPSON
Nov 4 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
I: Crafts Peak (8264'), Butler Peak (8535'), Grays Peak (7920') and Deep Creek Hot Springs (5' deep): 15th semi-annual Fall Deep Creek Hot Springs hike/soak/swim with a few more peaks. Moderately paced 13 miles with cross-country, 3000' gain. Bring lunch, water, rain gear, lugs (swim suit optional). Significant dirt road driving, but high clearance not required. Plan on spending full day - it's near Hesperia via Big Bear. We'll definitely be hiking back in the moonlight. Possibility of doing Delamar Mountain, depending on hiking speed - hot spring is priority. Rain cancels. Send email (preferable - bholchin@cox.net) or sase with conditioning and carpool info to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Nov 4 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Hildreth Peak (5065'), Old Man Mountain (5538'), Monte Arido (6010'): Hike all three of the peaks from the Potrero Seco Road. This will be a brisk-paced hike along mostly fire roads. We will hike 20 miles round trip with 6700' of gain. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. High clearance vehicles will be helpful. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Nov 4 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
I: Exploratory trip to Valyermo Peaks 6621 and 5316: Canceled. Leader: TOM HILL Co-leader: ASHER WAXMAN
Nov 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Peak Mountain (5843'), McPherson Peak (5749'): Join this very easy hike to two Santa Barbara County peaks. The total hike will be about 1 mile round trip with 400' of gain. High clearance vehicles will be helpful. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Nov 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
If you heard this one was canceled, 'twas only a rumor: the trip is on!
I: Mount Lewis (8396') from the North: We revisit the steep cross-country ascent of Mt Lewis from the Antelope Valley side of the San Gabriel Mountains; strenuous 7 miles round trip, 3700' gain. A tough but adventurous trip for strong hikers. Send sase or esase with recent conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: ASHER WAXMAN, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Heald Peak (6901'): Postponed to November 17th. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, CHERYL GILL
Nov 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Hawes Peak (6751'): Rather than Heald (originally scheduled for this date), we'll do a different "starts with H, five letter peak" ... Hawes. 5 miles round trip, 1300' gain on trail and cross-country through pinon forest. Depending on hiker interest and energy, might include a few more peaks such as nearby Shay, Little Shay and/or Ingham. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, CHERYL GILL
Nov 6-7 Mon-Tue Hundred Peaks
O: Hildreth Peak (5065'): Let's do a second moonlight hike to this peak which is much more interesting at night than at daytime. The distance is 14 miles round trip with 2500' gain going in and 2500' gain coming out. Email leaders for meeting time and place. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
Nov 10-11 Fri-Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, Natural Science
Rescheduled from October 6-7, due to tram maintenance and weather
O: Palm Springs Tram (8450'), Mt San Jacinto (10,804') Moonlight Hike: Strenuous hike for tigers only, 10 miles, 8300' gain to tram with additional 10 miles round trip, 2400' gain to the peak. We'll start hiking before midnight Friday. We'll have two groups, one San Jacinto 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
Nov 11 Sat Sierra Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Owens Peak (8453'): Join us for our Third Annual Armistice Day outing. This year is a joint celebration of the 88th anniversary of the end of The War to End All Wars, and the 50th anniversary of the first SPS outing to Owens Peak. This will be a moderately paced, mostly cross-country loop hike on steep ridges, 7 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Phone or email leader the week prior to the trip for information. Snow cancels. Leader: GARY SCHENK Assistants: TOM HILL, LAURA JOSEPH, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 11 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Bernard Peak (5430'), Little Berdoo Peak (5440'): Two lesser traveled HPS peaks in Joshua Tree National Park with views into the Coachella Valley. 7 miles round trip, 1800' gain, entirely cross county. AWD or 4WD vehicles preferred, due to sandy nature of road. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info & recent conditioning to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Co-Leaders: SUSAN RICHMOND, JANE SIMPSON
Nov 11 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7003'): This 6 mile round trip, 1100' gain loop will begin and end at Cloudburst Summit. Meet 8:30 AM La Canada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SOUTHERN COURTNEY
Nov 11-12 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, K-9
I: Scodie Mountain (7294'), Onyx Peak #2 (5244'), Heald Peak (6901'): Three strenuous hikes along Highway 178 involve some cross-country and a little dirt road driving. Well-behaved dogs OK. Scodie involves 7 miles round trip, 2300' gain; Onyx, 4 miles round trip, 2200' gain. Camp or motel in area Saturday PM. Sunday bag Heald (10 miles round trip, 3500' gain). Meet 7 AM at Sylmar rideshare on Saturday. Bring water, lunches, sturdy boots. Call or email leader for meeting time and place on Sunday. Bad weather cancels. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistants: WYNNE BENTI, JULIE RUSH
Nov 12 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Skinner Peak (7120'): Moderate exploratory route in semi-desert terrain to this peak in the Southern Sierras, 8 miles round trip, 2300' gain. Some steep ridgelines; great scree slope descent. Significant dirt road driving. Consider staying over from the Owens Peak Saturday trip in the area. For details send sase or esase to Reservationist: GARY SCHENK Leader: TOM HILL Assistants: GEORGE WYSUP, LAURA JOSEPH
Nov 12 Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Lost Horse Mountain (5313'), Ryan Mountain (5457'): We will visit Lost Horse Mine and learn about the history of these two peaks in Joshua Tree National Park. Lost Horse is 5 miles round trip, 900' gain. Ryan is 3 miles round trip, 1100' gain. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info & recent conditioning to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Co-Leaders: SUSAN RICHMOND, JANE SIMPSON
Nov 12 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Gobblers Knob (6955'), Circle Mountain (6875'): Climb these two bumps near Wrightwood. Circle should be an Explorer Peak for most. The entire hike will be about 5 miles round trip with 2000' gain. Meet 9 AM Pomona rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, windbreaker & lunch. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT, ALICE GOLDMAN
Nov 15 Wed Lower Peaks
I: Red Rock Mountain (3991'): Join us for a hike of this geologically interesting Lower Peak near Castaic Lake. This hike is 6 miles and 1200' of gain. Contact leaders a few days before for meeting place and time. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 15 Wed Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Buck Point and San Sevaine: The full and uncut version. Approximately 20 miles round trip, 5000' of gain, most of it low angle dirt road. (If we're lucky, we may yet get permission to drive the road in 4WD vehicles, then the numbers will be smaller.) Contact Karen in the weeks before the outing for more details on the approach... Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, TOM HILL, PATRICK VAUGHN
Nov 17 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from November 5th
I: Heald Peak (6901'): Karen addresses yet another orphan. 7 miles, 3400' gain over demanding terrain only for determined and conditioned hikers. Slow pace. High clearance 4WD advised. E-mail or SASE early to Karen. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Chilao to Horse Flats, Mt Hillyer (6200'+): Moderate, 6 miles round trip, 1000' elevation gain. Visit Bandido Tiburcio Vasquez country. A beautiful hike thru magnificent stands of Jeffrey pine and interesting rock formations, with great views along the way. Meet 8 am La Canada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, 10 essentials. Rain cancels. Leader: CHRIS SPISAK Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Nov 18 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
O: Brush Mountain (7040') and San Emigdio Mountain (7495'), Frazier Mountain (8013'): Moderately paced 8 mile, 1300' gain, hike near Mount Pinos. Meet 7:45 AM Sylmar rideshare point. Will do last peak as a drive-up. Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, lugsole boots, warm clothes, 10 essentials. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: ANN PEDRESCHI
Nov 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Hawes Peak (6751'), Little Shay Mountain (6635'), Ingham Peak (6355'), Shay Mountain (6714'): Loop hike near Big Bear in somewhat challenging burnt-out woodlands with patchy poodledog growth, moderately strenuous 10 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Lots of dirt road driving. Send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, PAMELA ROWE
Nov 18-19 Sat-Sun Lower Peaks, Desert Peaks
I: Careys Castle, Monument Mountain (4834'): Off-trail desert day hikes in Joshua Tree National Park. Saturday, adventurous 9 miles round trip, 1400' gain to visit remote and renowned Careys Castle. Primitive carcamp and kickass happy hour that evening. Sunday, 5 miles round trip, 1600' gain to attain the high point of the Hexie Mountains. 4WD helpful. Email/sase to Leader: WAYNE NORMAN Co-Leader: ERIK SIERING
Nov 18-19 Sat-Sun HPS, WTC, DPS
I: Villager Peak (5756'), Rabbit Peak #2 (6640'): Very strenuous cross-country backpack to these Santa Rosa Mountain peaks. Early Saturday start to Villager will be 7 miles, with nearly 5000' gain carrying all your water for the weekend, ugh. The desert terrain is steep and rocky with abundant cholla. Saturday evening relax and enjoy a traditional Sierra Club happy hour. Early Sunday start to Rabbit, return to camp, pack up and hike back to cars, 14 miles, 3000' gain, carrying much less water. Rain cancels. Send esase (preferred) or 2 sase, phone, recent conditioning/experience to Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, RON CAMPBELL
Nov 18-19 Sat-Sun LTC, WTC, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Indian Cove Navigation: Navigation noodles to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresh, altimeter, campfire. Sunday for checkout. To receive homework assignment, send navigation experience/training or WTC, rideshare info, phones, SASE to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Co-Leader: PHIL WHEELER
Nov 19 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Barley Flats (5600'+), Mount Lawlor (5957'), Strawberry Peak (6164'): Start and finish at Red Box. The entire hike is about 10 miles round trip with 2600' of gain. Some adventure. Not intended for beginners. Meet 8 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Nov 19 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250'), Mount Hawkins (8850'), Middle Hawkins (8505'): Hike to three peaks in the San Gabriels starting from Islip Saddle. Approximately 3500' feet gain and 10 miles roundtrip. Send sase or e-sase with recent conditioning and experience to Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LILLY FUKUI
Nov 21 Tue Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Pine Mountain #2 (7054'), Pyramid Peak (7035'), Lion Peak (6868'): 12 miles, 2500' gain, moderate pace. Experience the desert divide on a cool (hopefully) fall day. Email Sandy the week before the hike for information. Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 22 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): The highest point in the city of Los Angeles is on the HPS List! Join us for a visit to this unique spot, moderately strenuous 10 miles round trip, 3200' gain, on trails and roads. Usually great views during late fall. Storms may cancel. Call or email leader week of trip for details. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 22 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Iron Mountain #2 (5635'), Condor Peak (5440') from Mendenhall Ridge Road: 11 miles round trip, 1500' gain plus 1350' on the return. Moderate pace for this amibitious hike. Meet 8 AM at La Canada rideshare pt with water, lunch, good footwear and suitable clothing. Leaders: RON ROSIEN, GARY BICKEL
Nov 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Old Emma (5063'), Mount Emma (5273'), Cole Point (5604'): Enjoy the Emma Ridgeline near Palmdale with a short car shuttle on paved highway. Moderately strenuous 10 mile traverse, 3000' gain, mainly on firebreaks with some steep slopes along the way. Storms may cancel. Call or email leader week of trip for details. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leader: TOM HILL
Nov 25 Sat Hundred Peaks, Verdugo Hills
O: Vetter Lookout: Post Thanksgiving hike and picnic. Work off your weight gain after Thanksgiving with hike to Vetter Mt lookout. Picnic afterwards at Charlton Flats. Bring food and drinks to share for 8 persons. Meet 9 am at La Cañada rideshare. Rain, snow cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, BRUCE HALE, DELPHINE TROWBRIDGE
Nov 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Allen Peak (5795'), Birch Mountain (7826'): Strenuous, moderate pace, 14 miles round trip, 4000 gain on road, trail and cross-country. This route crosses private property and permission must be obtained well in advance of day of the hike. Send sase or esase with experience and conditioning to Leader: VIRGIL POPESCU Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Nov 26 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe (5603'): Climb this Mighty Peak near Pasadena via the Castle Canyon Trail. The hike will be 13 miles round trip with 3800' og fain. Meet 8 AM La Canada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, windbreaker & lunch. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Nov 26 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from October 15, 2005
O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'+): Canceled. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
Nov 26 Sun Pasadena, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe (5603') from Lake Avenue: Moderately strenuous, moderate pace, 13 miles round trip, 3800' gain scenic loop hike past historic Echo Mountain to Inspiration Point, via Castle Canyon trail and on to the summit of Mount Lowe. Return via Sam Merrill trail. Wonderful view of LA Basin. Meet 7:30 AM North end of Lake Ave (from I-210 in Pasadena, exit Lave Ave, N to end). Bring water, lunch, boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, LINDA HILLMAN
Nov 28-29 Tue-Wed Lower Peaks
O/I: Little Pine Mountain (4459'), Cathedral Peak (3333'): Join us for one or both of these days in the lovely country just above Santa Barbara for these two great Lower Peaks. Little Pine is 12 miles and 3400' of gain, mostly on trail. Cathedral is 6 miles and 2300' of gain on trail and class 2/3 cross-country. Contact leaders a few days before for meeting places and times. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 29 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Mount Lukens (5074') from George Deukmejian Wilderness Park: 9 miles round trip, 3000' gain to the highest point in the city of Los Angeles. Meet 9 AM Deukmejian parking lot (from I-210 E or W in La Canada, take Pennsylvania Ave exit N to Foothill Blvd, L [W] on Foothill, R [N] on New York Ave to top [Markridge Rd], L 1 block, R into park). Bring water, lunch, good footwear. Leader: DON SIMINSKI, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
December
Dec 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Emma (5273'), Old Mount Emma (5063'): Hike these two easy peaks in Los Angeles County. The hike will be 4.5 miles round trip with 2000' of gain. Brisk pace. Meet 8 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Dec 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Fox Mountain #2 (5033'): Try out the Condor Peak Trail on this excursion through canyonlands from Big Tujunga in a nearby part of our local San Gabriel Mountains, strenuous but moderately paced 14 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Experienced hikers and strong beginners meet 8 AM at La Canada rideshare point. Bring lunch, liquids, sturdy footwear, warm clothes. Rain cancels. Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Dec 2 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
I: Eagle Rest Peak (6005') and Antimony Peak (6848'): Moderately paced 11 mile, 4000' gain/5500' loss one way, cross country hike near Mount Pinos. Meet 7AM Sylmar rideshare point. Bring 3 quarts water, lunch, boots, 10 essentials. Be prepared to hike in dark and cold. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Dec 2 Sat Pasadena, Hundred Peaks, Orange County
O: Mount Wilson (5710') from Sierra Madre: Moderately paced, strenuous 15 miles round trip, 4700' gain, on historic Mt. Wilson Trail. Meet 7:30 AM at Mt. Wilson Trail Park (from I-210, exit Baldwin, go north, east on Mira Monte to end of road) Bring 3 quarts water, lunch, suitable clothing, boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: MEI KWAN, JOHN HUNTER, DANA HUNTER
Dec 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Scodie Mtn (7294'): Canceled. Leader: KATHY RICH Assistant: JANE SIMPSON
Dec 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Sally (5408'), Mount Mooney (5840'+), Vetter Mountain (5908'), Winston Peak (7502'): Hike these four nice peaks in the Angeles Forest. The entire hike will cover about 6 miles round trip with 1650' of gain. Brisk pace. Informal rendezvous on Vetter with Pasadena Group (see below) and Mei Kwan's List finish. Meet 8 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, hat, and windbreaker. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Dec 3 Sun Pasadena
O: Vetter Mountain (LO) (5908') from Charlton Flat: Moderate 4 mile, 500' hike to historic fire lookout with panoramic view of snow-capped Front Range peaks. Optional hike to Devils Peak (400' gain) after lunch. Observe Forest Service attempts to control bark beetle damage to pine trees in area. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, lugsoles. Heavy rain/snow cancels. Leaders: ELIZABETH POMEROY, DON TIDWELL
Dec 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from Sept 23
I: San Guillermo Mountain (6602'), Lockwood Point (6273'), Frazier Mountain (8013'): Canceled. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO
Dec 3 Sun Hundred Peaks, K-9
I: Tehachapi Mountain (7960'+), Black Mountain #3 (5686'): Moderate hike of Tehachapi involves 5 miles round trip and 2000' gain. Black #3 is 3 miles round trip and 1700' gain. Well-behaved dogs OK. No dirt road driving. Meet 7 AM at Sylmar rideshare. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Bad weather cancels. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistant: JULIE RUSH
Dec 3 Sun 20s&30s, Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay
New Outing, first time published
I: Lookout Mountain #2 (6812'): Moderately paced, strenuous on trail and over steep, slippery, brushy cross-country terrain, 7 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Celebrate a List finish with a leader, and individuals earning their 100 peak and 200 peak emblems. Bring 10 essentials, lunch, and water. Esase with recent conditioning, phone & rideshare information to Leaders: KENT SCHWITKIS, SHERRY ROSS, GEORGE WYSUP, PAMELA ROWE
Dec 3 Sun LTC, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: GPS Class: Intro to Global Positioning Systems at Eaton Canyon Nature Center. No registration at door; apply early. Includes features, operation, use with maps, field practice following lecture. Bring a GPS, but we have loaners. Send SASE, phones, $15 (LTC - no refund 5 days prior) to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Co-Leader: PHIL WHEELER
Dec 5-6 Tue-Wed Lower Peaks
O: Woodson Mountain (2894'), Iron Mountain (2696'), Eagle Peak (3226'): Join us for one or both of these days in the San Diego area for these three great Lower Peaks. Woodson and Iron, both in the Poway area, will be climbed on the first day. Woodson is 3.2 miles and 1200' of gain. Iron is 6 miles and 1000' of gain. We will hike Eagle (south of Julian) the next day, after some easy dirt road driving. It is 5 miles and 1100' of gain. Email leaders at least a few days before for information. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Dec 8 Fri Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: White Mountain #1 (7727'): Assuming the weather cooperates, Karen will finish her quest to lead the List ... and Mars will finish the List for the 12th time! Up to 6 miles round trip, 1000' gain. We may drive that (it's a 4WD road), hike it, or snowshoe it. But unless something totally dramatic occurs to stop us (like a storm, then we'll reschedule), we're heading for White! And afterward, how about a potluck party to celebrate? Contact Karen for more details. Or show up in Fawnskin at 9:30 AM at the intersection of Highway 38 and Forest Road 3N14 (near the fire station), and look for a bunch of happy hikers. Leaders: WOLF & KAREN LEVERICH, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe (5603'), Mount Markham (5742'): Easy - 4 miles round trip, 600' elevation gain. Join us on a hike suitable for beginners to two of the Front Range of the San Gabriel peaks, and at one time the most popular of Southern California's attractions. Meet 8 am La Canada rideshare point. Bring water, lug soles, 10 essentials. Rain cancels. Leader: CHRIS SPISAK Co-Leader: LILLY FUKUI
Dec 9 Sat Hundred Peaks, OCSS
O: Oakzanita Peak (5054'), Sheephead Mountain (5896'): Moderately paced hikes in San Diego County. Do one or both peaks. Each peak done separately with a drive in between. Oakzanita is 5.5 miles roundtrip, 1000' gain and Sheephead is 3.5 miles roundtrip, 1000' gain. Consider a stay over for Sunday's trip to Granite Mountain. E-mail or call leaders for the meeting point and time. Leaders: ROBERT and MARKEY NEIGHBORS
Dec 9 Sat Wilderness Adventures, HPS
I: Wonderland of Rocks Traverse in Joshua Tree National Park: Strenuous 8-10 miles, 2000' gain cross-country hike with lots of class 2 scrambling. Start and end at Indian Cove Campground. Visit Rattlesnake Canyon and Willow Hole along way. Optional carcamp Fri/Sat night at Indian Cove. Send email, recent conditioning/hiking experience, H&W phones, rideshare infor, interest in carcamp to Leader: BRENT COSTELLO Assistant: HARVEY GANZ
Dec 9 Sat Hundred Peaks, Verdugo Hills
O: San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mount Disappointment (5994'): Peaks on the front range of the Angeles National Forest. Good view of the smog below. 3 miles round trip, 1200' gain on trail. Meet 8:30 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, food, warm clothes. Rain, snow cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, BRUCE HALE
Dec 9 Sat LTC, WTC, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
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. All welcome. Not an LTC check off. $25 deposit required for recent no-shows. Send SASE, deposit (Sierra Club - refunded at trailhead), phones to Leader: DIANE DUNBAR Co-Leader: RICHARD BOARDMAN
Dec 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
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. If there is time and interest, may add Circle. Rough dirt road drives between peaks, your high clearance vehicle especially welcome. Road closures will postpone the outing. Email or SASE early to Leader: PAMELA ROWE Co-Leaders: KENT SCHWITKIS, GEORGE WYSUP
Dec 9-10 Sat-Sun 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 DPS peak). Weekend totals strenuous, 22 miles, 5500' gain, with much cross country travel in desert terrain. We'll pack in Sat morning to probably waterless Cactus Spring (5 miles one-way, 1000' gain), and climb Sheep (4 miles round trip, 1000' gain) in the afternoon. Celebrate afterward with a modified Happy Hour. Climb Martinez on Sunday (8 miles round trip, 2500' gain from camp) and pack out. Be prepared for some brush and rock scrambling on the Martinez climb. Trip space limited by permit. Send SASE or email with conditioning and experience to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Dec 10 Sun Hundred Peaks, OCSS
I: Granite Mountain (5633'): Strenuous cross-country in Anza Borrego Desert backcountry. 8 miles roundtrip 3000' gain. We ascend from the sandy wash on the south side of the mountain. Send SASE or esase to Leaders: ROBERT and MARKEY NEIGHBORS
Dec 10 Sun LTC, WTC, Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Warren Point Navigation: Navigation noodles at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkout or practice to satisfy the Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. To receive homework assignment, send navigation experience/training or WTC, rideshare info, phones, SASE to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Co-Leader: PHIL WHEELER
Dec 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: LA XMAS by Night: Join us on our annual trek through the streets of downtown LA, giving out clothing and food to the homeless. Meet at midnight Sat night at the Union Station parking lot ($$) at 800 N. Alameda St., between the Santa Ana Freeway (US 101) and Cesar Chavez Ave. Bring items to distribute, and dress warmly. Sturdy shoes recommended. Stay with us for breakfast at the original Pantry, then return approx 6 AM. Leaders: STAG BROWN, JOE YOUNG, BOB THOMPSON
Dec 16 Sat Hundred Peaks, Lower Peaks
I: Black Mountain #4 (6149'), Meeks Mountain (6277'), Bighorn Mountains (5894'): Due to weather considerations, this trip has changed from a two day car camp to a one day day hike. Chaparrosa and Ruby have been dropped, and the three remaining peaks (Black #4, Meeks, Bighorn Mountains) will be done on Saturday. Desert carcamp just north of Yucca Valley. Ruby Mountain is a candidate for the Lower Peaks List. First three peaks Saturday as separate hikes, 10 miles round trip 2500' gain for the set, with some easy cross-country. Carcamp Saturday night. Sunday climb Black Mountain #4 cross-country through thorny plants from the north, 8 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Chaparrosa is a pleasant option on the driving return, adding an extra 6 miles, 1200' gain. High-clearance vehicles especially welcome. Send sase or esase to Leader: TOM HILL Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, PAT ARREDONDO, MARLEN MERTZ, PAMELA ROWE
Dec 16-17 Sat-Sun HPS, WTC, OCSS
I: Snow Camping/Cornell Peak (9750') & San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): Moderately paced and moderately strenuous snow camping and peak climbing trip in the San Jacinto Wilderness. 4 miles, 1500' gain for 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. Send esase (preferred) or 2 sase, phone, recent conditioning/experience to Leader: LISA BUCKLEY Assistant-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Dec 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Modjeska Peak (5496'), Santiago Peak (5687'): Hike these two fine peaks in Orange County. The total hike will be about 14 miles round trip with 4200' of gain. Brisk pace. Add 4 more miles if gate locked. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, and hat. Send email to Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT
Dec 19 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Rosa Point (5038'): 12 miles, 5500' gain. A good time to hike in the Anza Borrego area. The pace will be moderate, and we will most likely come out after dark. Email Sandy the week before the hike for information. Leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 20 Wed Lower Peaks
O: Mount Russell (2704'), Margarita Peak (3189'): Postponed to Friday the 22nd. (See below.) Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
Dec 22 Wed Lower Peaks
Rescheduled from the 20th.
O: Mount Russell (2704'), Margarita Peak (3189'): Spend the day picking up these two Lower Peaks. Mount Russell is in the Lake Perris area and is 5 miles with 1000' of gain. Margarita, in the southern Santa Ana Mountains, is 3 miles with 800' of gain. Contact leaders a few days before for meeting place and time. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
Dec 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Indian Mountain (5790'): Hike this peak from the south via a dirt road & steep firebreak. The total hike will be about 12 miles round trip with 4000' gain & 500' gain on the return. Bring water, lug soles, lunch & hat. Send email to Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOE YOUNG

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