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PAST Scheduled Outings - 2009

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 Thu Hundred Peaks, PV-SB, Long Beach, Natural Science
I: San Jacinto Peak (10,804'), Folly Peak (10,480'), Drury Peak (10,160'), Marion Mountain (10,320') via Snowshoe: Moderately paced, strenuous over varying terrain from the tram. We will attempt up to 4 peaks, resulting in 10 miles and 3500' gain. The leaders have made this San Jacinto pilgrimage for 8 years. The ocean, Mount 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 Leaders: KENT SCHWITKIS, Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Jan 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Villager Peak (5756'), Rabbit Peak (6640'): Very strenuous cross-country day hike in Anza Borrego Desert State Park. 21 miles round trip, 8000' gain, paced to complete in 15 hours, with an early start time. Desert terrain with some steep portions infested with cholla. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jan 3 Sat WTC, Lower Peaks
O: Temescal Peak (2126'): Learn about the Wilderness Travel Course on this hike through oak glens and chaparral in Topanga State Park. Info will be provided on the ten essentials of safe mountain travel. We will hike to the park's highest peak with spectacular views. 8 miles round trip, 1100' gain on fire road and trail. Meet 9 AM at Trippet Ranch fee parking lot (from Topanga Cyn Blvd, E on Entrada Dr for 1 mi, turning L at every opportunity until parking lot). Leaders: ROBERT MYERS, JANE SIMPSON
Jan 3-4 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Bernard Peak (5430'), Little Berdoo Peak (5440'), Lost Horse Peak (5313'), Ryan Mountain (5457'), Mt Perspiration (5560'): Join us us for one or both days to pick up these Joshua Tree NP summits. Saturday, drive Geology Tour Rd to hike B & LB; - 7 miles, 1800' gain cross country. High clearance vehicles welcome. If the road is closed we'll try something else in the area from pavement. Sunday, pathfinders to Lost Horse and Ryan, avoiding trails where possible, topped off with a quick jaunt to Inspiration. 13 miles, 3200' gain. Possible car camp Sat night. Contact George for more details. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, JENNIFER WASHINGTON, PAT ARREDONDO, PATRICK VAUGHN, WAYNE BANNISTER
Jan 4 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from December 20
O: Cuyama Peak (5878'): Help the Doggetts celebrate their LEAD List Finish by joining one of three rendezvous hikes. The longest hike will be from Lower Tinta Campground (12 miles round trip with 3500' gain). The moderate hike will proceed up the Dry Canyon Jeep Trail (4.5 miles round trip with 1200' Gain). The easiest hike will be a drive-up. All three groups should arrive at the Lookout Tower around noontime. Please bring: water, lunch, cookies, lug soles & a jacket. Contact the leaders to find your meeting information. This Cuyama trip will be contingent upon good weather allowing the Doggetts to LEAD Santa Cruz Peak. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: BILL SIMPSON, KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, KATHY & MARS BONFIRE, LILLY FUKUI & CHRIS SPISAK, GREG DALY, LORRAINE DALY
Jan 7 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Red Mountain (5261'), Black Mountain #6 (5244'): Enjoy a delightful day of hiking in the Lake Isabella area. Two separate hikes, Red Mountain is 3 ½ miles round trip, 1500' gain. Black #6 is 7 miles round trip, 1800' gain. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 8 Thu Lower Peaks
Rescheduled from December 16
O: Jones Peak (3375'), Hastings Peak (4000'): From Sierra Madre the hike to Jones Peak is 6.6 miles round trip with 2175' gain, followed by Hastings which is another 2 miles round trip and 1000' gain. Contact leaders for meeting place. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
Jan 8 Thu Lower Peaks
O: Cachuma Mountain (4696'), Montecito Peak (3214'): Canceled. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
Jan 8 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Gold Mountain (8235'), Silver Peak (6756'): Replaced by Combs due to snow and ice. 5 miles round trip, 1200' gain. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 10 Sat Hundred Peaks, Crescenta Valley, K-9 Committee
O: Mt Lukens (5074'): Join us on this Mid Winter Hike to the highest point in the City of L.A. Hike from Deukmejian Park in La Crescenta via Crescenta View Trail and fire road. Return via Deukmejian West Trail. Great views to Catalina. 9 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Well-mannered K-9's welcome. Meet 9 AM Deukmejian Park (from 210 Freeway, exit Pennsylvania Ave, go north to Foothill Blvd., left to New York, right to top of New York, left on Markridge 1 block to park entrance on right.) Bring 3 L's (Lunch, Liquids, Lugsoles), goodies to share for Jim's Birthday, and a spirit of adventure. Leaders: BOBCAT THOMPSON, JIM FLEMING
Jan 10 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: San Ysidro Mountain (6147'): Come join this great hike to a fine peak in the Anza Borrego Desert State Park. The entire hike is about 10 miles (round trip) cross-country with 3200' gain. We will start & finish our hike from S-22. Please bring: lug soles, water, lunch, jacket & hat. Contact the Leader for meeting information. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jan 10 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Warren Point (5103'): Practice navigation for Sunday's checkoff on this 6 mile round trip, 1300' gain hike in the pinyon pine and juniper region of western Joshua Tree National Park. We will take a cross-country route to Warren Point and practice micro-navigation skills along the way. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info & recent conditioning to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Co-Leaders: ANN PEDRESCHI, JANE SIMPSON
Jan 10 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Lower Peaks
O: Jones Peak (3375'), Hastings Peak (4163'), Mount Yale (4780'): Strenuous hike at a moderate pace via Bailey Cyn Trail, return via Manzanita Ridge and Mt Wilson Trail. 13 miles round trip, 4200' gain. Short car shuttle. Meet 8 AM Bailey Canyon Park in Sierra Madre (exit I-210 at Baldwin, N to end, W on Carter to end). Bring 3-4 qts water, lunch, lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leader: MARYANN MEGGELIN Assistant Ldr: BRENT COSTELLO
Jan 11 Sun LTC, WTC, HPS, SPS
I: Warren Point Navigation: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkout or practice to satisfy the Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. To participate, send email/sase contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: HARRY FREIMANIS
Jan 14 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Scodie Mountain (7294'): A moderate hike of 6 miles round trip with 2500' gain on abandoned road and steep and loose cross country with possible snow travel to a peak north of Mojave. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Summit block involves rock scrambling and is optional. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Call Mars (661 609 8218) during four days before event for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 14 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Rattlesnake Peak (5826'): Hike this great, steep peak at a moderate pace. The total hike will be about 9-10 miles round trip (depending upon route) with 3700' gain. For details contact Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: PETER DOGGETT
Jan 15 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Monte Arido (6010'), Old Man Mountain (5525'): Postponed due to road closure. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE, KAREN LEVERICH
Jan 15 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Garnet Peak (5880+'), Monument Peak #1 (6271'): Two pleasant peaks in San Diego County, southeast of Julian. Both trailheads are reached by paved roads. Garnet is 2.5 miles round trip, 500' gain. Monument is 3 miles round trip, 500' gain. Call Mars (661 609 8218) for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Emma (5273'), Old Mount Emma (5063'), Cole Point (5604'): Emma and Old Emma are about 4 miles round trip, 1200' gain for these peaks with some (sometimes steep) ups and downs between them. Short car shuttle on paved road. Afterwards, the optional climb of Cole Point is 4 miles round trip and 1700' gain. Adventurous newcomers welcome. Meet 8:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring clothing layers, food, water, sturdy shoes. Rain or snow cancels. Leaders: GREG de HOOGH, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, SUZY HERMANN, KAREN LEVERICH, WINNETTE BUTLER, JIM FLEMING
Jan 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Martinez Mountain (6560'), Sheep Mountain (5141'): Very strenuous cross-country day hike in the Santa Rosa Mountains south of Palm Desert. 18 miles round trip, 5500' gain, paced to complete in 11 hours, with an early start time. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Jan 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): A fun hike on steep trail and dirt road, 7 miles round trip (8 miles round trip if access gate is closed) and 3300' gain. Moderate pace. Stream crossing. Highest point in Los Angeles City. Great views! Bring beverage, lunch, layers, and lugsoles. Heavy rain cancels. Contact Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: LORRAINE DALY
Jan 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from November 2
I: Heald Peak (6901'), Nicolls Peak (6070'): Replaced by Black #4, etc. (see below.) Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN
Jan 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
Replaced Nicolls and Heald
I: Black Mountain #4 (6149'), Bighorn Mountains (5894'), Meeks Mountain (6277'): Three desert peaks near Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree. First peak 5 miles round trip, 1600' gain. Second is 6 miles, 1100' gain. Third (time allowing) is 4 miles round trip and 1000' gain. Long dirt road drives; high-clearance vehicles recommended. For details contact Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN
Jan 17 Sat WTC, Lower Peaks
O: Los Pinos Peak (4510'): Leisurely paced 11 mile round trip, 2700' gain hike to Los Pinos Peak via the end of Trabuco Creek Road. Meet at 6:45 AM at the North Orange County Rideshare point or at 7:30 AM at the intersection of Trabuco Canyon and Trabuco Creek Roads (where you leave the pavement). If you have an Adventure Pass, please bring it along. High clearance vehicles encouraged. 2009 WTC students welcome and encouraged to attend. Bring your ten essentials, hiking boots, snack lunch, water, and sunscreen. Rain cancels. Leader: JOE HARVEY Assistant: JOHN CYRAN
Jan 18 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Ryan Mountain (5457'), Lost Horse Mountain (5313'): Canceled. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU
Jan 20 Tue Lower Peaks
O: Potato Mountain (3422'), Stoddard Peak (4624'): Join us for these two Lower Peaks just north of Claremont. Potato (or is it Potatoe?) is 2 miles round trip, 1000' gain up Evey Canyon. A short drive up Mt. Baldy road brings us to Stoddard, 6 miles round trip, 800' gain. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jan 21 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mayan Peak (6108'), Butterbredt Peak (5997'): Both peaks north of Mojave are steep, sandy cross-country hikes of 3 miles round trip and 1800' gain, and 2 ¾ miles round trip and 1200' gain, respectively. Dirt road drive to trailhead requires high-clearance vehicle. Email Dave a few days before for meeting time and place. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 21 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Rouse Hill (5168'): Join us for a nice hike to a usual drive-up. The entire hike will be 10 miles round trip with 3000' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: BILL SIMPSON
Jan 22 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Hildreth Peak (5065'): Postponed. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 22 Thu Hundred Peaks
Replaces Hildreth
O: Little Cahuilla Mountain (5042'), Cahuilla Mountain (5635'): Postponed due to weather. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader DAVE CANNON
Jan 24 Sat WTC, LPC, Hundred Peaks
O: Mt Zion (3575'): Loop from Chantry Flat, 10 miles, 2200' gain on trail. Moderately paced hike will go up the Winter Creek and Mt. Zion trails to the summit, and will loop down the Gabrielino Trail. Meet 7:15 AM at Chantry Flat. Adventure Pass required. Bring lunch, 2+ liters of water, layered clothing, and appropriate footwear. Rain or shine. Leader: ROBERT BORTOLIN Assistant: KC REID
Jan 24 Sat Hundred Peaks
Annual Awards Banquet: Program will be a presentation by Bill Burke. Bill will talk about his two attempts to climb Everest and how he is preparing for his next attempt. Silent auction for donated items. 5 PM social hour, 6 PM dinner, 7 PM speaker followed by presentation of awards. Golden Dragon Restaurant (960 N. Broadway, LA). Send $30 (HPS) by January 17 ($35 after January 17), tickets will be held at the door, email, H&W phones to Reservationist: DAVE COMERZAN
Jan 25 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Sunset Peak (5796'): An easy hike, 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain, moderate pace. Meet 8:45 AM rideshare point parking lot north east corner of Mills Ave and Mt. Baldy Road or 9:30 AM at Cow Canyon Saddle (off Glendora Mtn Rd). Bring water, snack, warm clothing, lugsoles. Heavy rain cancels. Leader: JOHN CEDERBERG Assistant: ALICE GOLDMAN
Jan 25 Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558'): Hike to this popular peak in the Angeles National Forest which used to be a fire lookout. Enjoy great views of the city and mountains. 8 miles round trip, 2100' gain via Colby Canyon Trail and Josephine Peak Trail. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lunch, 2+ liters of water, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Rain or shine. Leader: JEFFREY ZINN Assistant: BARRY HOLCHIN
Jan 25 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Cole Point (5604'), Rabbit Pk #1 (5307'), Iron Mtn #3 (5040+'): Did you overindulge on Jan 24 and stay up late after the HPS banquet? Then maybe you should do these hikes near Mill Creek Summit. 6 miles, 3100' gain on use trail and road. Hike Cole via route 3. Some easy dirt road driving. Meet 9 AM at La Cañada rideshare point. Nasty weather (rain, for instance) cancels. If in doubt ask Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Worthy assistants: JENNIFER WASHINGTON, PAT ARREDONDO, PATRICK VAUGHN
Jan 25 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Smith Mountain (5111'): Canceled. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Worthy assistants: JENNIFER WASHINGTON, PAT ARREDONDO, PATRICK VAUGHN
Jan 27 Tue Hundred Peaks
O: Chaparrosa Peak (5541'): Postponed. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 27 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Lizard Head (5250'): Strenuous trail and steep and loose cross- country hike for 11 miles round trip with 3200' of gain to a peak west of Maricopa. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. (If weather is too forbidding, may substitute a simpler peak in Joshua Tree National Park.) Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 29 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Thomas Mountain (6825'): Rescheduled to May 6. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jan 29 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Emma (5273'), Old Mount Emma (5063'): Easy hikes southeast of Palmdale totaling 5.5 miles round trip with 2140' of gain on use trails and firebreaks. Slow pace. Call Mars (661 609 8218) during four days before event for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Jan 31 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Lost Horse Mountain (5313'), Malapais Hill (4237'), Ryan Mountain (5457'): Lots of cross-country hiking in scenic Joshua Tree National Park. Moderately paced, strenuous hike involves 16 miles, 3000' gain. Car shuttle. We will search for interesting Indian pictographs. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Contact Leader: DIANE DUNBAR Co-Leader: JOE YOUNG
Jan 31 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Caliente Mountain (5106'): Mountain bike or hike the scenic and unique ridge road to this historically significant peak west of Maricopa for 15 miles round trip with 2900' of gain. Bring helmet (required), spare tube, and night riding light if biking and the usual day hiking gear if hiking. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned bikers or hikers. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Call Mars (661-609-8218) during four days before event for status and details. Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER-BONFIRE
Jan 31 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Caliente Mountain (5106'): Potential rendezvous with the other hikers on the same peak from an adventurous excursion to the high point of San Luis Obispo County. Strenuous 12 miles round trip, 3000' gain with much cross-country in steep terrain. Significant dirt road driving but suitable for passenger cars (when dry). For trip information send recent conditioning and experience Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leader: JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Jan 31 Sat LTC, SPS, DPS, HPS
M/E: Local Baldy Snow Practice: Come review snow climbing, rope travel, ice axe, and snow anchors. Practice your skills or brush up on new techniques. Especially for aspiring M & E leader candidates. Restricted to Sierra Club members with prior experience with the ice axe. Lack of snow may cancel. Send sase or email with SC#, climbing resume, phone # to Leader: NILE SORENSON Co-Leader: TINA BOWMAN
Jan 31 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Little Cahuilla Mountain (5042'), Cahuilla Mountain (5635'): Moderately paced hike east of Temecula in Riverside County. 9 miles round trip, 2500' gain. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, PAT ARREDONDO
Jan 31 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Santiago Peak (5687'), Modjeska Peak (5496'): A challenging hike to peaks in Orange County on trail and dirt road, 22 miles round trip and 5000' gain. Brisk pace. Bring beverage, lunch, layers and lugsoles. Heavy rain cancels. Contact Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: LORRAINE DALY
February
Feb 1 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Warren Point (5103'), Mt. Inspiration (5560'): Two easy peaks in Joshua Tree National Park. Warren Point is 4 miles round trip, 1000' gain and Mt. Inspiration is 2 miles round trip, 700' gain. Slow to moderate pace. Newcomers welcome. Bring water, snack, warm clothing, lugsoles. Heavy rain cancels. Contact leader for details. Leader: JIM FLEMING Co-Leader: WINNETTE BUTLER
Feb 4 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Santa Cruz Peak (5570'), San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'): Rescheduled to March 25. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Feb 5 Thu Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 22
O: Little Cahuilla Mountain (5042'), Cahuilla Mountain (5635'): Postponed due to inclement weather forecast. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Feb 5 Thu Lower Peaks
O: Clamshell Peak (4380'), Pine Mountain (4539'), Silver Mountain (3385'): Canceled. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, DAVE COMERZAN
Feb 7 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
I: Snowshoe Jean Pk (10,670'), Marion Mtn (10,320'), Drury Pk (10,160'): Moderately paced snowshoe hike on trail and cross-country in the San Jacinto area from tram station. Up to 12 miles round trip, 3000' gain, conditions permitting. Open to beginning snowshoers who possess mountain hiking experience, as well as to experienced snowshoers. Email/sase, experience, rideshare info to Leader: BRENT COSTELLO Co-Leader: HARVEY GANZ
Feb 7 Sat Hundred Peaks, K-9
O: Sunset Peak (5796'): An easy hike, 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain, slow to moderate pace. Newcomers welcome. Well-mannered K-9's on leash welcome. Meet 8:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point or 9:30 AM at Cow Canyon Saddle (off Glendora Mtn Rd). Bring water, snack, warm clothing, lugsoles. Heavy rain cancels. Leader: JIM FLEMING Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, SUZY HERMANN
Feb 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Whale Peak (5349'): Fairly strenuous, moderately paced hike in Anza Borrego Desert State Park. 9 miles round trip, 2300' gain. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, PATRICK VAUGHN
Feb 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Fox Mountain #2 (5033'), Condor Peak (5440'), Iron Mountain #2 (5635'): Rescheduled to Sunday, the 8th. Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: LORRAINE DALY
Feb 7 Sat WTC, Lower Peaks
O: Temescal Peak (2126'): Practice conditioning hike for WTC students and others through oak glens and chaparral in Topanga State Park. We will hike to the park's highest peak with spectacular views. 8 miles round trip, 1100' gain on fire road and trail. Meet 9 AM at Trippet Ranch fee parking lot (from Topanga Canyon Blvd, east on Entrada Dr for about 1 mile, turning left at every opportunity until parking lot). Bring water, lunch (or snack), 10-essentials. Rain or shine. Leader: MONICA SUUA Assistant: ROBERT MYERS
Feb 8 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from Saturday
O: Fox Mountain #2 (5033'), Condor Peak (5440'), Iron Mountain #2 (5635'): A challenging hike on trail and dirt road to peaks in the front range of the Angeles National Forest, 20 miles round trip and 5200' gain. Brisk pace. Bring beverage, lunch, layers and lugsoles. Heavy rain cancels. Contact Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: LORRAINE DALY
Feb 8 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Brown Mountain (4486'): Peak is named for abolitionist John Brown, whose sons lived in Altadena for years. Moderate hike from Eaton Saddle involves 10 miles, 2000' gain. Some cross-country. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: JOE YOUNG, BOBCAT THOMPSON, STAG BROWN
Feb 8 Sun Hundred Peaks, K-9 Committee
O: Josephine Peak (5558'): 8 miles round trip, 1900' gain up a dirt road near the intersection of Angeles Crest and Angeles Forest highways, and we find wonderful views of the city and the mountains. Newcomers and well-behaved K-9s welcome. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring clothing layers (that wind can blow!), food, water (for you and your dog). Rain or snow cancels. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, KAREN LEVERICH
Feb 10 Tue Hundred Peaks
M: Five Fingers (5174'): Rescheduled to March 31. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Feb 11 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Russell Peak (6696'), Backus Peak (6651'): Rescheduled to April 1. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Feb 12 Thu Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 22
O: Little Cahuilla Mountain (5042'), Cahuilla Mountain (5635'): Two moderate trail hikes to peaks east of Temecula for 6.6 miles round trip with 1800' of gain. Slow pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Feb 14 Sat Pasadena, Lower Peaks, Orange County
O: Echo Mountain (3207'): Easy paced, 5.4 miles round trip, 1400' gain hike to Echo (cardiogram) Mtn for Valentine's Day. Newcomers welcome. This is a classic hike to historic site. Meet 7:30 AM N end of Lake Av (from 210 Fwy in Pasadena, exit Lake Av, N to end). Bring "heart-y" snack to share, 1 quart water, lugsoles. Rain/fire cancels. Leaders: DANA & JOHN HUNTER, PAM ALLEN
Feb 14 Sat LTC, SPS, DPS, HPS
M/E: Local Baldy Snow Practice: Come review snow climbing, rope travel, ice axe, and snow anchors. Practice your skills or brush up on new techniques. Especially for aspiring M & E leader candidates. Restricted to Sierra Club members with prior experience with the ice axe. Lack of snow may cancel. Send sase or email with SC#, climbing resume, phone # to Leader: NILE SORENSON Co-Leader: DOUG MANTLE
Feb 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Rosa Point (5038'): Postponed to February 28. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Feb 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Bare Mountain (6388'): Moderate hike on road and steep firebreak for 6 miles round trip with 2300' of gain to a peak in the San Gabriel Mtns. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Feb 15-16 Sun-Mon Hundred Peaks
O/I: Little Berdoo Peak (5440+), Lost Horse Mountain (5313'), Ryan Mountain (5457'): Two fun days at Joshua Tree, and a mix of cross-country and trail adventure. Do either or both days. Sunday, hike to Little Berdoo, a very remote peak in Joshua Tree National Park from the Keys View (paved) road. We will hike through the Blue Cut. This is an awesome landmark! The entire hike should be about 16 miles round trip with 2000' of gain. All of the hike will be cross-country and we'll need to maintain a strong pace. NO beginners, please. Monday, hike to Lost Horse and Ryan, two fine peaks in Joshua Tree National Park at a moderate pace. The hike to Lost Horse Mountain will be from the west side and will be about 5 miles round trip with 900' of gain. Ryan Mountain is a 3 mile round trip hike on a very good trail. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, windbreaker & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, LORRAINE DALY
Feb 16 Mon WTC
O: Echo Mountain President's Day Brunch (3207'): Celebrate President's Day with a conditioning hike, a little history, and a potluck brunch! Join us for a morning hike (5 miles round trip, 1400') up to the historic ruins of the Echo Mountain House hotel, where we'll enjoy brunch and explore the ruins. Meet at the stone gateway at the North end of Lake Avenue in Pasadena at 8:30 AM. Bring something to share for brunch, your own plate and utensils, water, and 10 essentials. Rain or shine. Any questions? Please email jilana_m@yahoo.com. Leader: JILANA MILLER Assistant: BETH EPSTEIN
Feb 17 Tue Lower Peaks
O: Mission Point (2771'), Rocky Peak (2714'): Rescheduled to May 13. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Feb 21 Sat Hundred Peaks, K-9 Committee
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'), Mount Lawlor (5957'): Due to recent heavy snows, we're going to visit Josephine instead of Strawberry and Lawlor. 8 miles round trip, 1900' gain on a dirt road. There will probably still be snow to stomp through, so at the very least bring waterproof footwear, and consider bringing your snowshoes. Adventurous newcomers and well-behaved K-9's welcome. Meet 8:30 La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lunch, water (for you and your dog), warm clothes, lug sole boots. Rain or snow cancels. Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, GREG de HOOGH, JIM FLEMING, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, SUZY HERMANN, KAREN LEVERICH
Feb 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Granite Mountain #2 (5633'): Fairly strenuous, moderately paced hike southeast of Julian in San Diego County. 8 miles round trip, 3000' gain. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER
Feb 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Granite Mountain #2 (5633'): Adventurous, strenuous hike in San Diego County. 8 miles round trip, cross-country with 3500' total gain. Not intended for beginners. Email leader fo more info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Co-Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT & BILL SIMPSON
Feb 22 Sun Hundred Peaks, Lower Peaks
I/O: Ghost Mountain (3400'), Whale Peak (5349'): Exploratory hike to Ghost, visiting Yaquitepec (Google it) ruins along the way, for possible addition to Great Lower Peaks list. 2.5 miles, 700' gain. This followed by desert cross-country hike to nearby Whale, in Anza Borrego State Park. 7 miles, 2300' gain. Perhaps stay over after Saturday Granite Mountain hike. Some easy dirt road driving in Blair Valley. Email or call George for info. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Feb 22 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Luna Mountain (5967'), Round Mountain (5272'), Rattlesnake Mountain (6131'): Canceled due to the recent storms. Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PAT ARREDONDO, PATRICK VAUGHN
Feb 22 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Whale Peak (5349'), San Ysidro Mountain (6147'): Hike these two wonderful peaks in the Anza Borrego Desert at a strong pace. Whale Peak will be 9 miles round trip with 2800' of gain. San Ysidro Mountain will be about 4 miles round trip with 1800' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, windbreaker & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Feb 25 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Colby Canyon to Josephine Peak (5558'): 9 miles, 2100' gain. Return via dirt road. Rain cancels. Short car shuttle. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, DAN BUTLER
Feb 28 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Rouse Hill (5168'): Beautiful hike along the South Fork of the San Jacinto River south of Idyllwild. Moderately paced, 10 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Feb 28 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from February 15
I: Rosa Point (5038'): Hike Rosa via the Smoke Tree Wash. Very interesting and strenuous cross-country trek over steep, rocky terrain in the Santa Rosa Mountains near Indio. Hike is 12 miles round trip with 5500' of elevation gain. No off-road diving required. For trip details contact trip leader. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
March
Mar 1 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Quail Mountain (5800'+): Strenuous hike to Quail, the highest point in Joshua Tree National Park, by way of Juniper Flats. Lots of desert-style cross country, 14 miles round trip, 2300' gain. For details contact Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Mar 1 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Ride your mountain bike to this fine peak. We will ride 11 miles round trip with 2500' gain. Easy Pace. Please bring: mountain bike, helmet, spare tube, water, lunch & jacket. Contact the leader for meeting info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Mar 4 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled to April 22
I: Nicolls Peak (6070'), Heald Peak (6901'): Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Mar 7 Sat Hundred Peaks, K-9
O: Caliente Mountain (5106'): Hike the scenic and unique ridge road to this historically significant peak west of Maricopa, 15 miles round trip with 2900' gain. Moderate pace suitable for conditioned hikers. High clearance vehicles advised. Well-mannered K-9's on leash welcome. For trip details contact Leader: JIM FLEMING Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, KAREN LEVERICH
Mar 7 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Beauty Peak (5548'), Iron Spring Mountain (5755'): Moderately paced hike east of Temecula in Riverside County. Rugged terrain and cross-country. 9 miles round trip, 2700' gain. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Mar 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Chuckwalla Mountain (5029'): Climb the lowest HPS Peak from Cinco, CA. Moderate pace with some cross-country travel. The entire hike should be about 10 miles round trip with 3200' gain on the ascent and 400' of gain on the return. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket, hat & gloves. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Mar 8 Sun Hundred Peaks
O/I: Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261'): Hike these great peaks in the high desert south of Ridgecrest, CA. Visiting both peaks will require walking 8 miles round trip with 2800' gain. Moderate pace. Some dirt road driving required. High-clearance vehicles appreciated. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOHN CEDERBERG
Mar 8 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Cross Mountain (5203'), Chuckwalla Mountain (5029'): Pretty hike (except for the motorcycle trails) to these desert summits north of Mojave. 10 miles, 4400' gain. Some dirt road driving. Email or call George for info. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, JENNIFER WASHINGTON, PATRICK VAUGHN
Mar 14 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Eagle Crag (5077'): Celebrate the beginning of Spring on this strenuous hike southeast of Temecula in San Diego County in the Agua Tibia Wilderness. 25 miles round trip, 5500' gain. Early start from Dripping Springs Campground. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, PATRICK VAUGHN, BILL SIMPSON
Mar 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Suicide Rock (7510') Snowshoe Climb: Replaced with outing to Onyx (see below) due to icy conditions on Deer Springs Trail. Leader: JIM S. FLEMING Co-Leader: BOB THOMPSON
Mar 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Onyx Peak #1 (9113') Snowshoe Climb: Join leader on his HPS Snowshoe emblem and party, conditions and weather permitting. We will ascend (on snowshoes) dirt road route (3 miles round trip, 300' gain) at a slow pace. Well behaved K9's on leash welcome. Meet at 9 AM at Mill Creek Ranger Station (Hwy. 38). Contact leader with questions. Leader: JIM S. FLEMING Co-Leaders: BOB THOMPSON, WINNETTE BUTLER
Mar 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 8
O/I: Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261'): Hike these great peaks in the high desert south of Ridgecrest, CA. Visiting both peaks will require walking 8 miles round trip with 2800' gain. Moderate pace. Some dirt road driving required. High-clearance vehicles appreciated. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOHN CEDERBERG
Mar 14 Sat Desert Peaks
DPS potluck and management meeting: At Tommy O'Sumner's in Sylmar. RSVP, DPS chair, Mary Mac for details.
Mar 14-15 Sat-Sun Desert Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Martinez Mountain (6560+') and More: Join us on this nearby (in desert terms!) hike/camp/party. Saturday hike of DPS/HPS co-listed Martinez will be a full day, 3700' gain, 18 miles, 12 hours, mostly just trail-walking. Camp that evening at Pinyon Flats campground with traditional and famous DPS potluck happy hour and dinner. Sunday will be flexible and feature HPS peaks in the area, depending on the group's energy and desire. Rain/snow cancels. Send email/sase phones, experience/conditioning to Leader: GARY CRAIG Co-Leader: SUE HOLLOWAY
Mar 14-15 Sat-Sun Desert Peaks, Hundred Peaks
I: Pinto Mountain (3983'), Queen Mountain (5680+'): Join us for two easy climbs in Joshua Tree National Park, and maybe some wildflower and cactus bloom displays. On Saturday, we'll climb Pinto (9 miles round trip, 2400' gain) and proceed to a campground near Queen for an excellent DPS potluck. Sunday climb Queen (4 miles round trip, 1100' gain). All vehicles OK. Send email/sase to Leader: DAVID PERKINS Co-Leader: ANN PERKINS
Mar 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lowe (5603'), Mount Markham (5742'), San Gabriel Peak (6161'): Hike three peaks near Mount Wilson, approximately 6 miles, 1500' gain total if you do all, at a moderate pace; friends, newcomers, kids welcome. This hike marks 25th anniversary of leader's first lead (also of these peaks), as well as birthdays. Bring drink (warm or cool, depending on weather) and lunch. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Leader: ASHER WAXMAN Co-Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, MARY McMANNES, DAN RICHTER, KAREN LEVERICH...
Mar 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
M: Five Fingers (5174'), Onyx Peak #2 (5244'): Climb the exciting 5th finger and then see some wonderful wild flowers over on Onyx Peak. Visiting both peaks will require hiking for 6 miles round trip with about 4000' gain. Moderate pace, but no beginners for Five Fingers. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Mar 17 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Granite Mountain #2 (5633'): A strenuous cross country hike on steep and loose ground for 8 miles round trip with 3000' gain to a peak southeast of Julian. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Moderate pace. Contact Dave for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Mar 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Eagle Crag (5077'): Rescheduled to March 14. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER
Mar 21 Sat Hundred Peaks, WTC
I: Quail Mountain (5813'): Enjoyable, moderately paced day hike to highest point in Joshua Tree National Park. 10 miles round trip, 1700' gain. Weather will not cancel. Substantial cross-country travel with some steep, rocky portions. Send email with contact info & recent conditioning to Bob Dryden. Leader: BOB DRYDEN Assistant: ROBERT MYERS
Mar 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Queen Mountain (5680'), Mount Inspiration (5560'): Hike these two nice peaks in Joshua Tree National Park at a moderate pace. The total hike will entail about 8 miles round trip with 1900' gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leaders for meeting info. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Mar 21-22 Sat-Sun Lower Peaks, Hundred Peaks
O: Silver Peak (1804') on Catalina Island: 12 miles round trip from Two Harbors, 2300' gain to the peak, 500' gain on return. Enjoy spectacular views of ocean and Catalina's coves. Help celebrate Diana/Jorge Estrada's and Laura Franciosi's Lower Peaks List Finish. Plan to spend the weekend on the island. We will hike Silver on Saturday, party some more in the evening and do a nice leisurely hike on Sunday before boating back home. You can camp, rent a heated cabin, a cabin tent, or stay in a bed and breakfast. Cabins and cabin tents have been reserved and must be moved to your name by January 20th. There is a two night minimum for cabins or B&B. Send email to Wayne for meeting time/location and info about the cabins. Leaders: MARLEN MERTZ, GEORGE WYSUP, WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Mar 22 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Postponed due to wild and woolly weather. Leaders: KAREN & WOLF LEVERICH, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK
Mar 22 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Mountain bike the highest point in Los Angeles for 10 miles round trip with 2200' of gain and meet the birthday group on top. Bring helmet, spare tube, and light. Moderate pace. Contact Mars for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Mar 23 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558'): A moderate mountain bike ride on fire road for 4 miles round trip with 1900' of gain to a peak near the intersection of Angeles Crest and Angeles Forest Highways. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube, pump, bike light, and bike lock. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Mar 25 Wed Local Hikes, Lower Peaks
O: Chantry Flats Mt. Zion Loop: 10 miles round trip 1800' gain through beautiful Big Santa Anita Canyon. Some stream crossings. Meet 9 AM Chantry Flats, lower parking lot, with water, lunch, appropriate footwear. If road is closed (call leader) we will meet La Cañada rideshare point for alternate hike. Rain cancels. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, BROOKES TREIDLER
Mar 25 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from February 4
I: Santa Cruz Peak (5570'), San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'): We liked it so much, we decided to do it again. A long and very strenuous day hike of the Big Three above Lake Cachuma for 25 miles round trip with 7120' gain. A mix of dirt road, firebreak, steep and loose cross country, and trail suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Expect night hiking. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Mar 28 Sat Hundred Peaks, K-9
O: Smith Mountain (5111'): Canceled. Leader: JIM FLEMING Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK
Mar 28 Sat Hundred Peaks, K-9 Committee
Rescheduled from February 21
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'), Mount Lawlor (5957'): Hike to Strawberry from the east and Lawlor from west. 7 miles round trip, 2300' gain. Steep trail on some sections of the hike. Adventurous newcomers and well-behaved K-9's welcome. Optional (potentially brushy) detour to Barley Flats on return adds a mile or two to the hike. Meet 8:30 La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lunch, water (for you and your dog), warm clothes, lug sole boots. Rain or snow cancels. Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, GREG de HOOGH, JIM FLEMING, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, SUZY HERMANN, MARS BONFIRE, KATHY CHEEVER, KAREN LEVERICH
Mar 28 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Modjeska Peak (5496'), Santiago Peak (5687'): Strenuous hike in Orange County on the Holy Jim Trail. 22 miles round trip, 5000' gain. Sunset is around 7 PM. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, PATRICK VAUGHN
Mar 28 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Caliente Mountain (5106'): Ride your mountain bike to this lovely, remote place, high-above the beautiful Carrizo Plain. We will ride about 19 miles round trip with 3000' gain. Moderate pace. Please bring: mountain bike, helmet, spare tube, water, lunch & jacket. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOHN CEDERBERG
Mar 29 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Peak Mtn (5843'), McPherson Peak (5749'): Ride your mountain bike to two nice peaks in the Sierra Madre Mountains. We will ride at least 7 miles round trip with 1000' gain. (If the gate by the Bates Campground is locked, we'll have a long ride.) Moderate pace. Please bring: mountain bike, helmet, spare tube, water, lunch & a jacket. Contact the leader for meeting information & likely status of gate. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOHN CEDERBERG
Mar 29 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): From Deukmejian Park in La Crescenta, 9 miles round trip with 3000' gain. Visit the high point of the City of Los Angeles. The hike is mostly on trail with some hiking on fire road. Spectacular views of the Los Angeles basin and surrounding mountains from the summit. Bring lunch, water, lugsoles, suitable clothing. Rain cancels. For details, contact Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU, PATRICK VAUGHN
Mar 31 Tue Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from February 10
M: Five Fingers (5174'): Join us for this challenging peak in the Lake Isabella area. Summit involves some class 3 climbing. In the event of snow or ice, will hike some other peaks in the area. 2 miles round trip, 1600' gain possible all cross country. Consider staying over for Russell and Backus on Wednesday. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
April
Apr 1 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from February 11
I: Russell Peak (6696'), Backus Peak (6651'): If Five Fingers on Tuesday wasn't enough, join us for a shuttle hike of these two peaks in the Lake Isabella area. 8 miles round trip, 3800' gain all cross country. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 3-5 Fri-Sun Hundred Peaks, WTC
I: Big Four: Samon Peak (6227'), Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce Peak (6536'): Rescheduled to May 1 to 3. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, WAYNE BANNISTER, BILL SIMPSON
Apr 3 Fri Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Hawes Peak (6751'), Little Shay Mountain (6635'), Ingham Peak (6355'), Shay Mountain (6714'): Moderate paced hike to peaks in the Big Pine Flat area northwest of Fawnskin. The hike will be 10 miles round trip with 3200 feet of gain on trail and loose and steep cross country. Lots of dirt road driving. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders with recent conditioning for details. Leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, PAT ARREDONDO, GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 4 Sat LTC
Leadership Training Seminar : Orange County.
Apr 4 Sat Hundred Peaks, Verdugo Hills
O: Josephine Peak (5558'): Hike to this popular peak enjoy the view, meet others. 6 miles round trip, 1900' gain, slow moderate pace, new hikers, photo buffs welcome. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, wear lugs. Rain cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, DELPHINE TROWBRIDGE
Apr 4 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Cuyama Peak (5878'): Hike this usual drive-up via a gorgeous trail that follows the Tinta Creek. The views are breath-taking! The total hike will be about 12 miles round trip with 3000' of gain on the ascent and 600' of gain on the return. Relaxed pace. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT & KAREN LEVERICH, JIM FLEMING, WINNETTE BUTLER
Apr 4 Sat Natural Science, Desert Peaks
O/I: Chuckwalla Mountains (3446'), Chuckwalla Bench: Canceled. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: GINNY HERINGER, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Apr 4-5 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, WTC
Rescheduled from May 2-3
I: The Big Three: McKinley Mountain (6200'), San Rafael Mountain (6593'), Santa Cruz Peak (5570'): Very strenuous, moderately paced backpack in central Santa Barbara County, two-day total 33 miles, 8600' gain, following roads and often overgrown trails. This trip satisfies WTC experience trip requirements. Email leader with recent conditioning and experience, city, and phone. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, BILL SIMPSON
Apr 4-5 Sat-Sun Lower Peaks, Natural Science
O: Gaviota Peak (2458'), Bishop Peak (1559'), Cerro Alto (1409'), Valencia Peak (1300'): Canceled. Leaders: GINNY HERINGER, GEORGE WYSUP
Apr 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Fox Mountain (5167'): Hike this fine peak in the Los Padres National Forest at a leisurely-paced stroll. We will start at Cox Flat. The total hike will be about 10 miles (7.5 up & 2.5 down) with 2600' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for more info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT & KAREN LEVERICH, JIM FLEMING, WINNETTE BUTLER
Apr 5 Sun LTC, WTC, Hundred Peaks
O: GPS Class: Intro to Global Positioning System at Eaton Cyn Nature Center, Pasadena. Apply early, no registration at door, start 9 AM indoors. Focus on Garmin models includes features, selection, operation, use with maps (provided), hands-on field practice in afternoon. We have loaner GPS. Send email/sase, phones, GPS experience & model, $20 (LTC-no refund later than 5 days prior) to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Assistant: ROBERT MYERS
Apr 5 Sun Natural Science, Desert Peaks
O/I: Carey's Castle: Revised. See below. Leader: GEORGE WYSUP Co-Leaders: GINNY HERINGER, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Apr 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Carey's Castle (3040'): Visit this wonder of SE Joshua Tree NP (8 miles round trip, 1300' gain along a desert wash), at a slow pace to allow proper identification of desert flora along the route. Early start to take advantage of morning cool. Optional car camp and pot luck Saturday evening. Group may include Bleu, the hiking kitty. Email or phone George for details. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, SANDY BURNSIDE
Apr 6 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Monrovia Peak (5409'): A strenuous mountain bike ride on fire road and a short walk on firebreak for 14 miles round trip with 4500' of gain to a peak above Monrovia. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned bikers. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube, pump, bike light, and bike lock. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 7 Tue Hundred Peaks
M/I: Five Fingers (5174'), Onyx Peak #2 (5244'): Help us climb these nice peaks in the Southern Sierra. Should be some nice wildflowers. Some dirt road driving. 6 miles, 3600' gain steep, sandy cross country, with drive between peaks. Mild class 3 rock scrambling on Five Fingers. No beginners. Contact George for details and permission. Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
Apr 7 Tue Hundred Peaks
O/I: San Ysidro Mountain (6147'): A moderately easy dirt road and trail walk for 4 miles round trip with 1500' of gain to a peak in Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, MARS BONFIRE Assistants: KAREN LEVERICH, JIM FLEMING
Apr 9 Thu Hundred Peaks, Lower Peaks
O: Nordhoff Peak (4485'): Moderate/strenuous hike. 14 miles round trip, 3100' gain, 7 1/2 hours. Join me on a hike to this lookout tower on Nordhoff Peak. Our pace will be easy/moderate so we can enjoy the surroundings. We will hike up "Gridley Canyon Trail" on established trail/road. It will be a steady ascent, going by Gridley Springs. Bring 10 essentials, 3 liters of water, lunch, hiking shoes/boots. Rain cancels! Contact Lloyd for details. Leader: LLOYD JOHNSON Assistant: DAVE COMERZAN
Apr 11 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Mount McDill (5187') Exploratory: Exploratory outing to a once (and future?) HPS peak. 12 miles round trip, 2500' gain on PCT and fire road on the Sierra Pelona ridge between Bouquet Canyon and Acton. If we're lucky, there will be fantastic flowers. Meet 8 AM Canyon Country rideshare point. Bring water, snack, sturdy shoes. Rain cancels. Leaders: SUZY HERMANN, PATRICK VAUGHN, KENT SCHWITKIS, JOE YOUNG, ASHER WAXMAN
Apr 11 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount McDill (5187') from Lincoln Crest: Exploratory outing to a once (and future?) HPS peak. 8 miles round trip, 1800' gain on fire road near Bouquet Canyon Road. Slow pace! Meet other groups and enjoy the fantastic view and (we hope) some nice spring flowers. Meet 8 AM Canyon Country rideshare point. Well-behaved K-9s welcome but on leash during lunch at summit. Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, JIM FLEMING, WINNETTE BUTLER
Apr 11 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount McDill (5187'): Mountain bike moderately good but occasionally steep dirt roads for a moderately strenuous 8 miles round trip with 1787' gain and meet exploratory group atop this peak west of the 14 Freeway near Acton. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 11 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Pinyon Peak (6805'): Hike this forested peak from Hwy. 178 via the Pinyon Jack Trail. The entire hike should be about 6 miles round trip with 2500' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Assistant Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Apr 11 Sat WTC
I: Pinto Mountain (3983'): Enjoy a peak in Southern Joshua Tree with magnificent views of surrounding area. Hike is 9 miles, 2400' gain. Good introduction to hiking desert peaks. Most is cross country and some very steep section. Bring 3 - 4 liters water, lunch and snacks plus ten essentials. Send WTC group, conditioning and recent hiking info to Misha at misha.askren@gmail.com or 323-935-1492. Leader: MISHA ASKREN Assistant: DAVE COPLEN
Apr 11-12 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, OCSS, WTC
I: Cooper Canyon & Pawnee Mine Backpack: Join us for a two day backpack to the Pawnee Mine area east of Temecula. We'll enter the area via scenic Cooper Canyon and visit the historic Pawnee Mine location (6 miles, 1000') before dropping off our camping gear and continuing on an adventurous exploration of another nearby canyon (2 miles, 500'). Sunday with an early morning start we will bag the nearby Beauty Peak (5548') and Iron Spring Mountain (5755') (10 miles, 3000') before returning to camp for our gear and hiking back out to the cars (5 miles, 800'). Contact leader for details. Leader: MATTHEW HENGST mhengst@hotmail.com Assistant: PETER DOGGETT
Apr 12 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from February 15
O: Bare Mountain (6388'): Moderate hike on road and steep firebreak for 6 miles round trip with 2300' of gain to a peak in the San Gabriel Mtns. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 13 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Whale Peak (5349'): Fairly strenuous, moderately paced hike in Anza Borrego Desert State Park. 9 miles round trip, 2300' gain. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leader: MARS BONFIRE
Apr 14 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Onyx Peak #2 (5244'): Join us for a day hike of this lovely peak in the Lake Isabella area. With a little luck and some rain this winter, the wildflowers may be in abundance. This hike is about 4 miles round trip, cross country, 2200' gain, estimate 4 hours of hiking. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 14 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Queen Mountain (5680'): Last chance before the weather really gets hot in J-Tree. 6 miles, 1200' gain. If time permits we may tackle another peak in the park after Queen. Entry fee into park. For details, contact Patrick. Leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, WAYNE BANNISTER
Apr 15 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Cross Mountain (5203'), Chuckwalla Mountain (5029'): If Onyx wasn't enough, spend the night in the area for some more strenuous hiking on these two peaks. If done as one hike to both peaks, it is a 12 mile round trip, use trail, 4100' gain, estimate 9 hours of hiking. Other routes possible. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 15 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Lockwood Peak (6261'): Come enjoy the serenity of the Los Padres National Forest. The total hike should be about 5.5 miles round trip with 1200' of gain. Moderate pace. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Before 6PM Tuesday, contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant leader: BILL SIMPSON
Apr 15 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Barley Flats (5600') from Alder Creek: Splendid spring hike to former Mike site. 8 miles round trip with 2000' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch. Suitable footwear. Leaders: BROOKES TREIDLER, DAN LUKE
Apr 17 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Boucher Hill (5438'), Combs Peak (6193'), Palomar Mountain (6140'): Short hikes to some easy peaks in northern San Diego County, 6 miles round trip, 1400' gain. Do one, two or all the peaks. Extensive dirt road driving; high-clearance recommended. For trip details contact Leader: JIM FLEMING Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK
Apr 18-19 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
HPS Spring Fling Weekend at Foster Lodge: It's springtime and a hiker's fancy turns to what else? The Annual HPS Spring Fling. This year it is being held at the Foster Lodge in the beautiful northeast part of San Diego County. Explore the hillsides that recently suffered a major burn. Join us for potluck at the lodge Saturday night. To spend the night at the lodge (no charge) or for directions, contact Dave Comerzan by email or sase. Or if you prefer more luxurious quarters, contact the Julian Chamber of Commerce for a list of motels in the area. For any of the scheduled hikes, contact the leaders listed (in this Schedule and/or on the HPS Web site). Reservationist: DAVE COMERZAN
Apr 18-19 Sat-Sun LTC, WTC, HPS, DPS, SPS
I: Indian Cove Navigation: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sunday checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: HARRY FREIMANIS
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Oakzanita Peak (5054'), Stonewall Peak (5730'): Two short hikes on trail to easy peaks in northern San Diego County, Oakzanita is 5.5 miles round trip, 1000' gain and Stonewall is 4 miles round trip, 900' gain. We'll be finished in time to join the HPS Spring Fling potluck dinner at Foster Lodge. For trip details contact Leader: JIM FLEMING Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, SUZY HERMANN
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Oakzanita Peak (5054'), Middle Peak (5883'): Hike one or both and then join us at Foster Lodge for HPS potluck. Total 10.5 miles and 2500' of gain. Bring lunch, water, boots and 10 essentials. Rain cancels. For trip details contact Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-Leader: BRUCE CRAIG
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Cahuilla Mountain (5635'): Delightful hike, all on trail, to peak near Anza in Riverside County. 6 miles round trip, 1700' gain. We'll take our time enjoying the forest and the views. On the way to Spring Fling down in San Diego County, we'll be in time for the potluck. For details, contact Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, CHERYL GILL
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Stonewall Pk (5730'), Cuyamaca Pk (6512'), Middle Pk (5883'): Canceled. Leaders: JENNIFER WASHINGTON, GINNY HERINGER
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Sheephead Mtn (5896'), Monument Peak #1 (6271'), Garnet Peak (5880'+), Garnet Mtn (5680'+): Hike these separate four peaks in San Diego County as part of HPS Spring Fling, with driving in between. The total hike will be about 10 miles round trip with 2000' gain. We will start mid-morning near Foster Lodge. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: JOE YOUNG
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Eagle Crag (5077'): Join this long & strenuous hike in Northern San Diego county. The entire hike will be about 18 miles with 3500' gain. Brisk pace. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leaders for meeting information. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Santa Cruz Peak (5570'): A long and very strenuous bike and hike adventure to a peak above Lake Cachuma for 24 miles round trip with 6900' of gain. A mix of dirt road biking (17 miles) with fire break and trail hiking. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned bikers/hikers. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks, Palos Verdes-South Bay, WTC
I: Deer Mountain (5586') and Deep Creek Hot Springs (5' deep): 19th semi-annual Deep Creek Hot Springs hike/soak/swim with another peak. Moderately paced 17 miles, 4300' gain, utilizing another exploratory cross-country loop. Bring 10 essentials, lugs, (swim suit optional). High clearance vehicles desirable for dirt road driving. No beginners. Plan on spending full day - it's near Hesperia. Rain cancels. Send email (preferable) or sase with carpool and recent conditioning info to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Apr 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Barley Flats (5600+'), Vetter Mountain (LO) (5908'): An interesting - and fairly demanding - traverse of two "easy" peaks in the Angeles National Forest. After setting up a car shuttle (paved road driving only), we'll start this hike at Red Box and end it on Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road after passing through Charlton Flat. The total hike will be around 12 miles with about 4000' of gain on trail, road and steep firebreak. Meet at 7 AM at the La Cañada rideshare location. Bring 3-4 liters of water, lunch, layers, lug soles, sunscreen and hat. Leaders: BROOKES TREIDLER, BILL SIMPSON
Apr 19 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Monument Peak #1 (6271'), Garnet Mountain (5680'), Garnet Peak (5880'): Total 6 miles round trip, 1200' gain. Three easy peaks in northern San Diego County. Do one, two or all peaks. Possibility of pathfinder routes. Bring water, snack, lugsoles. Heavy rain cancels. Meet 8:00 AM Foster Lodge. Leader: JIM FLEMING Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, PATRICK VAUGHN
Apr 19 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Combs Peak (6193'), Palomar High Point (6140'), Boucher Hill (5438'): Visit these easy peaks in Northern San Diego County. The total hike will be 6 miles round trip with 1400' gain. Most of the hiking will follow the delightful Pacific Crest Trail. Significant dirt road driving; so high-clearance vehicles will be appreciated. Please bring: water, hiking footwear, lunch, jacket & hat. Contact the Leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Apr 19 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Cuyamaca Peak (6512'), Middle Peak (5883'): A mellow pace Spring Fling hike in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. 7.5 miles and 2000' gain, possible loop or car shuttle. Parking fee at trailhead. If some are still feeling energetic afterwards, nearby Stonewall Peak may be an option. Meet 7:30 AM at Foster Lodge or 8:30 AM in the Day Use parking lot for Paso Picacho Campground off Hwy 79. Bring food, water, sturdy footwear. Rain cancels. Leaders: SUZY HERMANN, KAREN LEVERICH, CHERYL GILL
Apr 19 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Oakzanita Peak (5054'), Middle Peak (5883'), Cuyamaca Peak (6512'), Stonewall Peak (5730'): Hike these four nice peaks in San Diego County as part of HPS Spring Fling. The total hike will be about 16 miles round trip with 4300' gain. Will leave early from Foster Lodge. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Apr 20 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'): Due to recent road closure, replaced with Santiago and Modjeska, see below. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 20 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Santiago Peak (5687'), Modjeska Peak (5496'): A drive-up and an easy hike of 1 mile round trip with 499' of gain to peaks west of I-15 in Orange County. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 22 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558') via Colby Canyon: 9 miles round trip, 2100' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, TERRY BEYER
Apr 22 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from March 4
I: Nicolls Peak (6070'), Heald Peak (6901'): Join us for a challenging day hike of these two peaks in the Lake Isabella area. This is a strenuous hike of about 12 miles round trip of use trail and cross country, 4200' gain, estimate 9-10 hours of hiking. 4WD needed to get to trailhead. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 22 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Hawes Peak (6751'), Little Shay Mountain (6635'), Ingham Peak (6355'), Shay Mountain (6714'): Moderate paced hike to peaks in the Big Pine Flat area northwest of Fawnskin. The hike will be 10 miles round trip with 3200' of gain on trail and loose and steep cross country. Lots of dirt road driving. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders with recent conditioning for details. Leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, PAT ARREDONDO, WAYNE BANNISTER
Apr 24 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Ken Point (6423'): Canceled, replaced by outing below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 24 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Middle Peak (5883'), Cuyamaca Peak (6512'), Oakzanita Peak (5054'): A moderately strenuous mountain bike ride to peaks south of Julian. Middle and Cuyamaca are 10 miles round trip with 2000' of gain on dirt and paved roads. Oakzanita is 8 miles round trip with 1000' of gain on dirt road and single track. All three involve short walks. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 24-26 Fri-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Big Four: Samon Peak (6227'), Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce Peak (6536'): Three day, two night backpack mainly on dirt roads and trails in Santa Barbara County with some steep cross-country. 48 - 50 miles and 9900' gain. Moderate pace. Email George with recent conditioning and experience, city, and phone. Co-Leaders: GEORGE WYSUP, JENNIFER WASHINGTON, RON CAMPBELL
Apr 25 Sat Hundred Peaks, Verdugo Hills
O: Mount Sally (5408'), Vetter Mountain (5908'): Easy peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains 3 miles round trip, 800' gain. One peak with a view, other with a lookout tower, beginners delight. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leaders: FRANK DOBOS, DELPHINE TROWBRIDGE
Apr 25 Sat Hundred Peaks, Tejon-Tehachapi, PV-SB, Long Beach
I: Liebre Twins (6413'), nearby Bump 6803 (GPS NAD83 coordinates Easting 354798 Northing 3868351): Rescheduled to April 26. Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: SHERRY ROSS, KAREN LEVERICH, probably more
Apr 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Mooney (5840+'), Mount Hillyer (6200+'): Join us for a challenging-but-fun day hike of these two "easy" peaks in the Angeles National Forest. This is a fairly demanding loop hike of about 12 miles round trip and nearly 3000' of gain. The hike will also include visits to Charlton Flat, Chilao Flats and Mount Eli. Meet at 7:30 AM at the La Cañada rideshare location. Bring 3-4 liters of water, lunch, layers, lug soles, sunscreen and hat. Leaders: BROOKES TREIDLER, BILL SIMPSON
Apr 25 Sat Palos Verdes-South Bay
M: Strawberry Peak (6164'): Moderate 6 miles round trip, 2600' gain via Colby Canyon. Experience and comfort on class 3 rock required. Meet 9 AM Colby Canyon parking area (11 miles from La Cañada, 1 mile beyond Angeles Crest/Angeles Forest junction). Bring good boots, something with "strawberries" to share on top. Rain cancels. Leaders: BARRY HOLCHIN, BOB BEACH
Apr 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558'): Join this moderate mountain bike trip. 8 miles round trip with 1900' of gain. Bring: mountain bike, water, lunch, helmet (required), spare tube, pump & jacket. Contact Peter for meeting information. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Apr 25-26 Sat WTC
I: Bernard Peak (5430'), Little Berdoo (5440'): Relaxed but moderately strenuous backpack through the spring flowers of Joshua Tree National Park. Late Saturday morning backpack 3 miles to the Canyon opening leading to Bernard. This will be an exploratory route from the north. Saturday evening happy hour. Summit on Sunday, 6 miles round trip with 2000' gain. This is a dry camp; bring all your water (minimum 3 liters/day). Relaxed hike out to reach trailhead late afternoon Sunday. Send esase/sase, email, phone, recent conditioning/experience (WTC leader if applicable) to Leader: JAMES MONTROSS Assistant: ED COTTONE
Apr 26 Sun Hundred Peaks, Tejon-Tehachapi, PV-SB, Long Beach, NSS
I: Liebre Twins (6413'), nearby Bump 6803 (GPS NAD83 coordinates Easting 354798 Northing 3868351): A return (and HPS Exploratory outing) to the HPS historic peak(s?) Liebre Twins and a nearby neighbor (the high point of Tejon Ranch) that might be a possible Mount MacRuer (6803'). Now on Tejon Ranch. Liebre Twins is approximately 6 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Visiting Tejon Ranch's high point adds about 2½ miles and 600' gain. Depending on the winter and weather, a chance for marvelous wildflowers. And of course a new (to most of us) part of our wonderful Southern California mountains. AWD high clearance vehicles recommended. For details, contact Leader: KENT SCHWITKIS Co-Leaders: SHERRY ROSS, KAREN LEVERICH
Apr 26 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Morris Peak (7215'), Mount Jenkins (7921'): Hike to these two great peaks on the PCT trail from Walker Pass - approx. 14 miles round trip, 3400' gain. Paved roads. For details contact Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU, PATRICK VAUGHN
Apr 26 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Iron Mountain #2 (5635'): Join this moderate mountain bike trip. 6 miles round trip with 1300' of gain (600' going; 700' on return). Bring: mountain bike, water, lunch, helmet (required), spare tube, pump & jacket. Contact Peter for meeting information. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Apr 28 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Granite Peaks (7527'): A moderately strenuous cross country hike on steep and loose ground with some rock scrambling for 5 miles round trip with 1200' gain to a peak east of Big Bear Lake. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Moderate pace. Contact Dave for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Apr 29 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hawkins (8850'): Hopefully a newly-opened road will let us reach a favorite peak via the Windy Gap trailhead in a 7 mile round trip, 2000' gain route. Meet La Cañada rideshare 9 AM with lunch, water, suitable clothing and good footwear. Rain cancels. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, MARY PATTERSON
Apr 29 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: McPherson Peak (5749'), Peak Mountain (5843'): Hike both of these destinations in Northern Santa Barbara County at a moderate pace. The total hike should be about 15 miles with roughly 3500' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, windbreaker & hat. If it is a warm or hot day, we'll consider driving up the Bates Canyon dirt road. Contact the leader for starting & meeting information. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT Co-leader: BILL SIMPSON
Apr 30 Thu Lower Peaks
O: Mission Point (2771'), Rocky Peak (2714'): Rescheduled to May 13. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Apr 30 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Pleasant View Ridge to Juniper Hills: Climb Will Thrall (7845'), Pleasant View Ridge (7983') and View Peak (6586'). The start is the Devil's Punchbowl and reaches Burkhart Saddle in 3200'. From there we climb the peaks and continue west down the ridge and exit at the end of Juniper Hills. 11 miles, 5500'. A short car shuttle is required. Email John Radalj for meeting time and place. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE, DAVE CANNON
May
May 1-3 Fri-Sun Hundred Peaks, WTC
Rescheduled from April 3-5
I: Big Four: Samon Peak (6227'), Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'), Madulce Peak (6536'): Three day, two night backpack mainly on dirt roads and trails in Santa Barbara County (Big Pine is the high point of Santa Barbara County) with some steep cross-country. Total statistics: about 51 miles and 8000' gain. This trip satisfies WTC experience trip requirements. Email leader with recent conditioning and experience, city, and phone. Note: Ted writes on April 27th, "The May 1-3 Big 4 trip is now closed to any sign-ups. Our group is now 14 and I don't want it to get any larger." Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, WAYNE BANNISTER, BILL SIMPSON
May 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
O/I: Mt. Deception (5796'), Occidental Peak (5732'), Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup: Rescheduled to May 16. Leader: JIM FLEMING Assistants: WINNETTE BUTLER, KAREN LEVERICH
May 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Santa Cruz Peak (5570'), San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'): Rescheduled to May 16. Leaders: PETER and IGNACIA DOGGETT, KATHY and MARS BONFIRE
May 2 Sat Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Quail Mountain (5813'): Climb Quail Mountain from Quail Springs Picnic Area. Via an almost entirely cross-country route, trail 12 miles round trip with 1800' gain/loss. Portions are steep and rocky. There'll be navigation practice and mining history along the way. Good physical conditioning and solid navigation base are essential. Send e-mail to rrdraney@yahoo.com along with recent conditioning, experience and ride share info. Leader: BOB DRANEY Co-Leader: ANNE MARIE RICHARDSON
May 2 Sat WTC, LTC
I: Nav 'till it Hertz: Intermediate level Navigation Clinic, Malibu Creek State Park. 5 miles, 300' gain. Spend most of day with Navigation Instructors sharpening your skills with map & compass. Not a checkout - but you'll be prepared. Send email (or sase) for required materials to Leader: MARC "ROADKILL" HERTZ Co-Leaders: ROBERT MYERS, ADRIENNE BENEDICT, JANE SIMPSON
May 2-3 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, WTC
I: The Big Three: McKinley Mountain (6200'), San Rafael Mountain (6593'), Santa Cruz Peak (5570'): Rescheduled to April 4-5. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
May 3 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Bare Mountain (6388'), Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7003'): Rescheduled to May 9. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU
May 3 Sun Angeles Chapter
Angeles Chapter Annual Awards Banquet Save the date! Come to honor and celebrate the achievements of your leaders and colleagues. Banquet to be held at the Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena. Email SILVIA DARIE outdoorsygal@sbcglobal.net for details, or CATHY KISSINGER for ticket reservations.
May 4 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558'), Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'): A moderate and an easy mountain bike/hike outing near Angeles Crest and Angeles Forest Highways. Josephine is 4 miles round trip with 1900' of gain on dirt road including a short walk. Deception and Disappointment are 6 miles round trip with 1873' of gain on paved road including a trail walk. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
May 5 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Morris Peak (7215'): Rescheduled to May 27. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
May 6 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Thomas Mountain (6825'): Rescheduled to June 3. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
May 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Grays Peak (7920'), Bertha Peak (8201'): Enjoyable day hiking Grays Peak in the morning, 6 miles and 1200' of gain through some burned forest where we should be seeing some regrowth after the '07 Butler fire. We'll hike the afternoon from the Cougar Crest Trailhead to Bertha Peak, 7 miles with 1400' gain, great views of the lake. Meet 6:30AM at Fairplex rideshare point: off I-10 East at Fairplex just after the 57 junction, go left (north) over the freeway then right down a hill into a large Park and Ride. Bring water, lunch, and appropriate footwear and clothing. Leader: GEORGE KENEGOS (909-596-4843 or glmx2@aol.com) Assistant: WAYNE BANNISTER
May 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Tecuya Mountain (7160'+), Antimony Peak (6848'): Two peaks in southern Kern County near Frazier Park. Separate hikes, dirt road driving to reach trailheads. Tecuya is 1.5 miles round trip, 500' gain on sometimes steep dirt road. Antimony is 5 miles round trip, 1600' gain (700' of which is on the return) on dirt road and steep bulldozer track. Meet 7:30 AM Sylmar rideshare point, or 8 AM east of the gas pumps at Flying J truck stop, Frazier Park exit from I-5 about half an hour north of Santa Clarita. Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, JIM FLEMING, WINNETTE BUTLER
May 9 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: South Mount Hawkins (7783'): Moderately paced 14 miles, 3800' gain, from Islip Saddle. Enjoyable spring hike in the San Gabriel Mountains. Optional short climb to Middle Hawkins on the return. Bring water, lunch, layers and appropriate footwear. Rain cancels. E-mail leader for details. Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-Leader: BRUCE CRAIG
May 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: White Mountain #2 (6250'): Canceled. Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: MARLEN MERTZ
May 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 3
I: Bare Mountain (6388'), Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7003'): Moderately paced hike of 11 miles round trip, 3300' gain for all three peaks on firebreak and trail. Some dirt road driving. Bring 3 quarts water, lunch. Rain cancels. For details contact Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU
May 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Ken Point (6423'): Canceled. Leaders: PETER and IGNACIA DOGGETT, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
May 9 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Madulce Peak (6536'): A strenuous mountain bike ride on fire road and a trail walk for 28 miles round trip with 4200' of gain to a peak west of Maricopa. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned bikers/hikers. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: PETER and IGNACIA DOGGETT, MARS and KATHY BONFIRE
May 9-10 Sat-Sun LTC, WTC, DPS, Desert Committee
I: Places We've Saved Navigation Noodle in Mojave National Preserve: Join us for our seventh annual journey through this jewel of the Mojave; preserved under the California Desert Protection Act, as a result of the efforts of Sierra Club activists and others. A basic to intermediate cross-country navigation day-hike workshop will be conducted out of the Mid Hills campground in the pinyon and juniper forests at 5500'. Potluck and social on Saturday, and for those arriving early on Friday. Limited to 14 participants. Send email/sase to Leader: HARRY FREIMANIS Assistant: VIRGIL SHIELDS
May 10 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Iron Mountain #1 (8007'): Very strenuous hike in San Gabriel Mtns involves 14 mi rt, 7000' of gain over steep, rough trl. Not suitable for beginners. Bring water, lunch, lug sole boots. Excessive heat cancels. Email or call leader for meeting time, place. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistant: LAURA JOSEPH
May 11 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: San Sevaine (5240'), Buck Point (6433'): Canceled. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
May 11 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Canceled. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
May 13 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: McPherson Peak (5749'), Peak Mountain (5843'): Hike both of these fine peaks in northern Santa Barbara County at a moderate pace. McPherson Peak will be about 8 miles round trip with a total elevation gain of 3500'. There may be some brush, so long pants & shirts & gloves could be beneficial. Peak Mountain is only about 1 mile round trip with 400' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, protective clothing (optional) & a hat. Contact the leader for starting & meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: BILL SIMPSON
May 13 Wed Lower Peaks
O: Mission Point (2771'), Rocky Peak (2714'): Rescheduled to June 9. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
May 14 Thu Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
O: Madulce Peak (6536'): Replaced with Josephine Peak (etc.), see below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
May 14 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558'), Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'): A moderate and an easy bike/hike outing near Angeles Crest and Angeles Forest Highways. Josephine is 4 miles round trip with 1900' of gain on dirt road including a short walk. Deception and Disappointment are 6 miles round trip with 1870' of gain on paved road including a trail walk. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
May 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 2
O/I: Mt. Deception (5796'), Occidental Peak (5732'), Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup: Easy peaks in Angeles National Forest and easy cleanup of our section of Route 2. Deception is 4.5 miles round trip, 1100' gain and Occidental is 2 miles round trip, 200' gain. Do one or both peaks. Option to add Mt. Wilson Skyline Park. Refreshments provided by the HPS, after we give a little back to the mountains. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lugsoles. Rain cancels. Leader: JIM FLEMING Assistants: WINNETTE BUTLER, KAREN LEVERICH
May 16 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 2
I: Santa Cruz Peak (5570'), San Rafael Mountain (6593'), McKinley Mountain (6200'): Mountain bike the Big Three and experience a new route to San Rafael! A long and very strenuous bike and hike adventure to peaks above Lake Cachuma for 25 miles round trip with 7100' of gain. A mix of dirt road biking (17 miles) with fire break and trail hiking. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned bikers/hikers. Bring food and water (or pump), 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike lock and light. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: PETER and IGNACIA DOGGETT, KATHY and MARS BONFIRE
May 16 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks, Pasadena
O: Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7003'): 5 miles round trip, 1000' gain shady loop with some very steep downhill sections. Beginning and ending at Cloudburst Summit. Meet 8:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Rain cancels. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, TERRY GINSBERG
May 16 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
New Outing, first time published
I: Owens Peak (8453'): Moderately paced, mostly cross-country loop hike on steep ridges, 7 miles round trip, 3200' gain. No beginners as trip involves hiking through boulders and a steep friction slope and will be paced to finish before dark. Send email to leaders for information. Leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, PATRICK VAUGHN, BILL SIMPSON, PAT ARREDONDO
May 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Lightner Peak (6430'), Bald Eagle Peak (6181'): We climb the steep trail from Kern River/Miracle Hot Springs on the north side to grand vistas of the Central Valley surrounding Bakersfield area. Strenuous, 11 miles round trip, 4300' gain. But if you still have some energy, consider continuing on to Bald Eagle, an easy one mile round trip, 600' gain. For details contact Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-Leaders: BILL SIMPSON
May 17 Sat Hundred Peaks, K-9
O: Cleghorn Mountain (5333'), Cajon Mountain (5360'), Sugarpine Mountain (5478'), Monument Peak #2 (5290'): Canceled. Leaders: JIM FLEMING Co-Leaders: WINNETTE BUTLER, SUZY HERMANN
May 17 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Sunset Peak (5796'): List finish celebration and a nice hike to go along with it. We will do an easy 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain, hike at moderate pace and party at the summit. Please bring: water, lunch, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PAUL GARRY Assistants: EDD RUSKOWITZ, GARY SCHENK
May 18 Mon Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Rescheduled from May 19
I: Heald Peak (6901'), Nicolls Peak (6070'): Cross-country climb into Sequoia National Forest to a challenging pair of summits dominating the south shore of Lake Isabella. Strenuous, 14 miles round trip, 5000' gain with some rock scrambling and bushwhacking. Rocky dirt road driving: high clearance vehicles welcome. Sase/esase to Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, BILL SIMPSON
May 19 Tue Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
New Outing, first time published
I: Heald Peak (6901'), Nicolls Peak (6070'): Rescheduled one day earlier, to Monday, May 18th. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, BILL SIMPSON
May 19-20 Tue-Wed Lower Peaks, Hundred Peaks
O: El Montanon (1808'): Join us on a great hike on Santa Cruz Island. We will take the ferry out of Ventura Harbor to the island. We will hike the peak on the first day. Totals are 4.5 miles one way, 1800' gain. We will spend the night at the campground. Next day we will spend the day doing whatever catches our fancy and then take the late afternoon ferry back. With luck, we may see some whales. Water is available on the island. Contact leaders by phone, email, or SASE one week prior to hike. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, JOHN RADALJ, DAVE CANNON
May 20 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Strawberry Peak (6164'): 6 miles round trip, 1600' gain. Redbox to Saddle 2.25 miles, 1000' gain to peak. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare. Bring water, lunch, good hiking footwear. Leaders: DAN LUKE, MARY PATTERSON
May 20 Wed Caltrans
This is not a Sierra Club event
Angeles Crest Highway (SR-2) Opening: Join the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) at an event to celebrate the opening of scenic Angeles Crest Highway. 9:30 AM, Vincent Gap.
May 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Twin Peaks (7761'), Mount Waterman (8038'): 13 miles round trip, approximately 4500' gain. Strenuous hike at moderate pace. Bring water, lunch, windbreaker, hat, and appropriate footwear. Not for beginners. Contact the leader for meeting info. Leader: LORRAINE DALY (catsmeister@gmail.com) Assistant Leader: BILL SIMPSON
May 23 Sat LTC, WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Lowe (5603') Beginning Navigation Clinic: 4 miles, 500' gain. Spend the day one-on-one with an instructor, learning/practicing map and compass. Beginners to rusty old-timers welcome. Not a checkout. Many expert leaders will attend; many I-rated leaders started here in the past. Send sase, phones, $25 deposit (Sierra Club, refunded at trailhead) to Leader: DIANE DUNBAR Co-Leader: RICHARD BOARDMAN
May 23 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Liebre Mtn (5750'): 7 miles round trip, 1850' gain on PCT with wonderful views of Antelope Valley. If there is interest and enough high clearance vehicles, may add nearby Burnt and Sawtooth. (And if Saturday the 23rd doesn't work for you, see a very similar hike on Sunday the 24th...) For details, contact Leader: KAREN LEVERICH Co-Leader: SUZY HERMANN
May 23-24 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
New Outing, first time published
I: Sunday Peak (8295'), Bohna Peak (6800'), Black Mountain #5 (7438'), Split Mountain (6800'): Moderately paced, strenuous hike on trail (Sunday & Bohna) and steep, brushy cross-country terrain (Split & Black). About 3600' gain, 9 miles each day. Car camp Sat PM. Dirt road driving with high clearance recommended. Phone or email H&W phones, conditioning to Co-Leaders: JENNIFER WASHINGTON, PATRICK VAUGHN, WAYNE BANNISTER
May 23-25 Sat-Mon Sierra Peaks
I: Coyote Peaks (10,892'), Angora Mountain (10,198'): Climb two rarely visited 2nd class peaks in the Great Western Divide. Saturday backpack from Lloyd Meadows trailhead 11.5 miles up to a camp at the top of Deep Creek (3300' gain). Sunday climb both peaks (16 miles, 5000' gain), Monday pack out tired but happy. This is an excellent introductory climb for fit participants. Send email/sase, detailed resume to Leader: DAN RICHTER Assistant: ASHER WAXMAN
May 24 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Liebre Mtn (5750'): Saturday's version didn't work for you? Same hike, different day: 7 miles round trip, 1850' gain on PCT with wonderful views of Antelope Valley. If there is interest and enough high clearance vehicles, may add nearby Burnt and Sawtooth. For details, contact Leader: KAREN LEVERICH Co-Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK
May 25 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Bailey Peak (5699'): Celebrate Memorial Day with this exploratory hike to the newest HPS peak. Near Silverwood Lake in the San Bernardino Mtns. 7 miles, round trip, and 2500' gain. Could be brushy. No dirt road driving. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: BILL SIMPSON
May 26 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Fox Mountain #1 (5167'): A moderately strenuous cross country hike on steep and loose ground for 5 miles round trip with 2000' gain to a peak west of Maricopa. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Moderate pace. Contact Dave for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
May 27 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 5
I: Morris Peak (7215'): Join us for a lovely day hike in the Owens Peak Wilderness area near Lake Isabella. This hike is 9 miles round trip, 2000' gain, estimate 4-5 hours of hiking. Other routes possible. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
May 27 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Twin Peaks (7761'): 11 miles round trip, 3200' gain (2000' plus 1200' on return). Strenuous hike at slow to moderate pace from Buckhorn. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, DON SIMINSKI
May 29 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'): Replaced with Mount Lukens, see below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
May 29 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Mountain bike the highest peak within Los Angeles City limits for a moderately strenuous 11 miles round trip with 2200' of gain on dirt roads. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned bikers. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
May 30 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Will Thrall Peak (7845'), Pleasant View Ridge (7983'): Moderately paced 13.5 mile, 3600' gain hike in the northern San Gabriel Mtns. Starting at Buckhorn camp ground we will take the Burkhart Trail to Burkhart Saddle and then hike off-trail to the peaks. Great desert views. Contact Leader for meeting time and location. Bring water, lunch, boots, 10 essentials. Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, JENNIFER WASHINGTON
May 30 Sat Hundred Peaks
I/M: Antsell Rock (7679'), Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440'): Rescheduled to June 13. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: GARY SCHENK
May 30 Sat Hundred Peaks, WTC
O: Baldylocks and the Three Ts: Our sixth annual - for Big Bad Wolves only! You know the story: Baldylocks heads out from her Mount Baldy Village home at the strike of dawn and hikes up 6000' in 6 miles to the top of Mount Baldy (10,064') where, gazing eastward, she spies Mama T, Papa T and Baby T, aka the Three Ts. "A T party!" she exclaims, then 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!" Long, strenuous and 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
May 30 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Sewart Mountain (6841'), Snowy Peak (6532'), Black Mountain #2 (6202'): Rescheduled to September 12 due to road closure. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
May 31 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Cobblestone Mountain (6733'), White Mountain #2 (6250'): Rescheduled to October 24 due to road closure. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
June
Jun 2 Tue Hundred Peaks
O: Iron Mountain (5635'), Condor Peak (5440'), Fox Mountain (5033'), Mount Gleason (6502'): Mountain bike and hike these peaks west of Angeles Forest Hwy for 11 miles round trip with 3950' of gain on dirt road and trail. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet (required), spare tube and pump, bike light and lock. Moderate pace. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned bikers/hikers. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 3 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Throop Peak (9138'), Mount Burnham (8997') from Dawson Saddle: Hopefully the road will be open to hike 9 miles round trip, 1900' gain and enjoy these peaks once again. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, TERRY BEYER
Jun 3 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from January 29 and May 6
O: Thomas Mountain (6825'): Rescheduled to June 11. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jun 4 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Lizard Head (5250'), Cuyama Peak (5878'): A strenuous hike on trail and cross-country for 11 miles round trip with 3200' of gain and a drive-up to peaks west of Maricopa. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, MARS BONFIRE, JENNIFER WASHINGTON, BILL SIMPSON, PATRICK VAUGHN
Jun 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Twin Peaks (7761'): 14 miles round trip, 2400' gain on trail and steep use trail to one of the beautiful forested peaks of the San Gabriel Mountains. Slow to moderate pace. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, snack, sturdy shoes. Rain cancels. Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK
Jun 6 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Rescheduled from October 4
O: Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'), San Gabriel Peak (6161'), Mount Markham (5742'), Mount Lowe (5603'): Enjoy a hike to these historic peaks above Pasadena. Slow to moderate paced 10 miles round trip, 2500' gain. Afterwards we may visit nearby Occidental Peak and Mount Wilson Skyline Park. Rain cancels. Early start, for details contact Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-leader: BRUCE CRAIG
Jun 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Cone Peak (6800'), Palm View Peak (7160'): Two off-trail hikes on the Desert Divide south of Mount San Jacinto on a section of the Pacific Crest Trail. 13 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: BILL SIMPSON
Jun 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Cucamonga Peak (8859'), Etiwanda Peak (8662'), Bighorn Peak (8441'), Ontario Peak (8693'), Sugarloaf Peak (6924'): Join this very strenuous hike to 5 peaks in a beautiful wilderness. The entire hike will be about 20 miles with roughly 6400' of elevation gain. We will follow a strong pace and plan to complete this huge hike in about 11 hours. No beginners. Please bring: stamina, water, lunch, lug soles, jacket, hat & gloves and endurance. Contact Peter for meeting time & location. Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT Co-leaders: PETER DOGGETT, GREG DALY
Jun 6 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks, LTC
I: Heart Bar Peak (8332'): Practice navigation for Sunday's checkoff on this 7 mile round trip, 1400' gain hike. We will take a cross-country route to Heart Bar Peak and practice micro-navigation skills along the way. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info & recent conditioning to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Co-leaders: JANE SIMPSON, ADRIENNE BENEDICT
Jun 6 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Asbestos Mtn (5265'), Santa Rosa Mtn (8070'), Toro Peak (8316'), Lookout Mtn (5590'): Rescheduled to June 20. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Jun 7 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Liebre Mountain (5760'): This year's "first Sunday in June hike with Stag" is a moderate hike in Angeles National Forest which follows Pacific Crest Trail through beautiful forested terrain. Enjoy late Spring flowers. Hike involves 1900' gain, 7 miles round trip. Suitable for beginners in good shape. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Meet 8 AM Sylmar rideshare point. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistant: STAG BROWN
Jun 7 Sun LTC, WTC, HPS, DPS, SPS
I: Grinnell Ridge Navigation: Navigation Noodle in San Bernardino National Forest for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: HARRY FREIMANIS
Jun 8 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440'): Moderate trail hike to peaks south of San Jacinto for 8 miles round trip with 2907' of gain. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 9 Tue Lower Peaks
Rescheduled from February 17 and May 13
O: Mission Point (2771'), Rocky Peak (2714'): Join us for one or both of these delightful Lower Peaks just north of Los Angeles. Mission Point is 5 miles round trip, 1200' gain, follows an old road to the top with great views. After a short drive, we will hike Rocky Peak, 6 miles round trip, 1700' gain. This is a road walk to a rocky summit. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jun 10 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Cannel Point (8314'): Canceled, replaced by Lightner and Bald Eagle, below. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 10 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Lightner Peak (6430'), Bald Eagle Peak (6181'): Join us for a day of hiking in the Lake Isabella area. Lightner is 4 miles round trip on trail and cross country, 1600' gain. Bald Eagle is 1½ miles round trip also on trail and cross country. Some dirt road driving. Contact leaders 2-3 days before hike for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 10 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250') from Breezy Islip Saddle: Always a good hike of 6 miles round trip with 1300' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, BRUCE CRAIG
Jun 11 Thu Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 3
O: Thomas Mountain (6825'): Why drive up on a long dirt road when we can hike it? The hike is about 13 miles round trip with 2400' gain in the forest near Idyllwild, going up on the Ramona trail. We will take an easy pace to protect our knees and hearts. Contact leaders for meeting time and place. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Jun 13 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Throop Peak (9138'), Mt Burnham (8997'): 6 miles round trip, 2400' gain from Dawson Saddle through high elevation pine forest. If there's interest once the group returns to the cars, optional visit to Mt Lewis (8396') on the other side of the highway: it's only 1 mile round trip, but 500' gain means it's steep! Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, food, layers, sturdy shoes. Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK
Jun 13 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Mt Baden-Powell (9399'), Pinyon Ridge (6535'): We hike from Vincent Gap west of Wrightwood, on good trail to the top of Baden-Powell. Moderate, 8 miles round trip, 2800' gain. Paved road driving. If time permits we will hike Pinyon Ridge afterwards an easy 2 mile round trip 900' of gain. Contact Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-leader: BRUCE CRAIG
Jun 13 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 30
I/M: Antsell Rock (7679'), Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440'): Strenuous, moderately paced hike along the Desert Divide. Antsell Rock is a Class 3 climb. 12 miles one-way, 4000' gain. We will hike up through the Zen Center, attain the peaks along the PCT, and descend the Fobes Trail using a car shuttle. Participation will be limited by permit. For info, email leader with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: GARY SCHENK
Jun 16 Tue Hundred Peaks
O: San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'): Rescheduled to July 22. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 17 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Sugarloaf Mountain (9952'), Heart Bar Peak (8332'), Onyx Peak #1 (9113'): Hike all three nice peaks at a moderate pace. The leader's first HPS peak was on 6-17-89; so help him celebrate his 20 years! The total hike will involve walking about 10 miles round trip with 3200' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & a hat. Please contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
Jun 17 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Vetter Lookout (5908'): Car shuttle. We'll take the Silver Moccasin Trail from Shortcut Saddle to the peak then hike to the Charlton Flats entrance. 5 miles with 1700' gain. Leaders: BROOKES TREIDLER, DAN LUKE
Jun 18 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Big Horn (10,997'), Dragons Head (10,866'): A strenuous hike on trail and cross-country for 18 miles round trip with 3900' of gain to peaks near San Gorgonio. May be able to add San Gorgonio. Permit limits group size. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: BILL SIMPSON, JENNIFER WASHINGTON, PETER and IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOE YOUNG, MARK ALLEN, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 17 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Sugarloaf Mountain (9952'), Heart Bar Peak (8332'), Onyx Peak #1 (9113'): Hike all three nice peaks at a moderate pace. The leader's first HPS peak was on 6-17-89; so help him celebrate his 20 years! The total hike will involve walking about 10 miles round trip with 3200' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & a hat. Please contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
Jun 17 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Vetter Lookout (5908'): Car shuttle. We'll take the Silver Moccasin Trail from Shortcut Saddle to the peak then hike to the Charlton Flats entrance. 5 miles with 1700' gain. Leaders: BROOKES TREIDLER, DAN LUKE
Jun 18 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Big Horn (10,997'), Dragons Head (10,866'): A strenuous hike on trail and cross-country for 18 miles round trip with 3900' of gain to peaks near San Gorgonio. May be able to add San Gorgonio. Permit limits group size. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: BILL SIMPSON, JENNIFER WASHINGTON, PETER and IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOE YOUNG, MARK ALLEN, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 20 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Ontario Peak (8693'), Bighorn Peak (8441'): Ontario is 12 miles round trip, 3700' gain. A visit to Bighorn on the return adds a few hundred feet of gain and little additional distance, if there's interest. Space limited by permit. For details, contact Leaders: KAREN LEVERICH, LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK
Jun 20 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 6
I: Asbestos Mtn (5265'), Santa Rosa Mtn (8070'), Toro Peak (8316'), Lookout Mtn (5590'): Join us for this challenging day in the Santa Rosa Mountains. First and last peaks are walk-ups totaling 7 miles, 2500' gain. The middle two peaks are drive ups totaling 30 miles, round trip, of dirt road driving. High clearance 4WD vehicles are most welcome. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, BILL SIMPSON
Jun 20 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Sam Fink Peak (7339'), Red Tahquitz (8720+'), Tahquitz Peak (LO) (8846'): Rescheduled to August 8. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: BILL SIMPSON, PATRICK VAUGHN
Jun 21 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Monte Arido (6010'), Old Man Mountain (5525'): Easy road and trail hike for 6 miles round trip with 1700' of gain to peaks NW of Ojai. Moderate pace. High clearance 4 WD advised. Vehicle permit required. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 21 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Emma (5273'), Old Mount Emma (5063'), Mount Mooney (5840'), Mount Sally (5408'): Emma and Old Emma are about 4 miles round trip, 1200' gain with some (sometimes steep) ups and downs between them. Afterwards, take Old Big Tujunga to Mooney (1 mile, 200' gain) and Sally(1 1/2 mile, 400' gain) for two more. Meet 8:00 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring Adventure Pass, clothing layers, food, water, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen. "Alice's Easiest 100 Peaks club". Leaders: JOHN CEDERBERG, ALICE GOLDMAN
Jun 23-24 Tue-Wed Lower Peaks, Hundred Peaks
O: Silver Peak (1804'): Join us on a great hike on Catalina Island. We will take the ferry from San Pedro to either Avalon or Two Harbors. Those going to Avalon will take the shuttle to the airport, then hike down to Two Harbors Campground, about 8 miles downhill. Those going to Two Harbors will meet us at the campground. On Friday, all of us will get an early start for Silver. We will do Silver and there are several options for the return to Two Harbors depending on time and hikers energy. 6 miles one way, 2300' gain/500' loss. For details, contact leaders by phone or email one week prior to hike. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, JOHN RADALJ, DAVE CANNON
Jun 24 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Bighorn Peak (8441'): 11 miles round trip 3400' gain. Strenuous hike at slow to moderate pace via Icehouse Saddle and Kelly's Camp. Meet 8 AM at Public Parking lot (intersection of Mills Av and Badly Rd in Claremont) with water, lunch, good footwear. Appropriate clothing. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, GARY BICKEL
Jun 25 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Hildreth Peak (5065'), Monte Arido (6010'), Old Man Mountain (5525'): Strenuous road and trail hike for 18+ miles round trip with 6700' of gain to peaks northwest of Ojai. High-clearance 4WD required to get permit to drive Potrero Seco Road. Brisk pace. Bring lug soles, sun block, water, layers & lunch. Contact leader for status and details. Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jun 27 Sat Hundred Peaks, OCSS
I: Mount Hawkins (8850'), Copter Ridge (7499'), South Mount Hawkins (7783'), Sadie Hawkins, Middle Hawkins (8505'): Join us for a 5 peak and one big canyon jaunt in the San Gabriel Mountains. We'll park at Islip Saddle before climbing to Windy Gap and continuing along the ridge to Mt. Hawkins. Next we'll head to Copter Ridge after which we will descend 1000' down the side of a canyon and cross the South Fork of the San Gabriel River before climbing back out of the canyon and visiting the remains of an old fire lookout tower on South Hawkins. We'll return visiting Sadie and Middle Hawkins along the way. Be prepared for a long day with step cross country travel. 16 miles, 4500' of gain. Contact leader with recent conditioning experience. Leader: MATTHEW HENGST mhengst@hotmail.com Assistant: MARK ROBERTS
Jun 27 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Hawkins (8850'), Copter Ridge (7499'): Steep and loose, moderately strenuous cross-country and trail hike for 8 miles round trip with 2550' of gain to peaks in San Gabriel Mountains. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, MARS BONFIRE
Jun 27 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Mount Hillyer (6200'+), Bare Mountain (6388'): Hike two easy peaks totaling 6.5 miles round trip, 2100' gain. We will first hike Hillyer which is only 1.5 miles round trip and 300' of gain and then hike Bare via route 2 up a fire break to the summit. Bring water, lunch, lugsoles, suitable clothing. Email Pat for information. Rain cancels. Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-leader: BRUCE CRAIG
Jun 27 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Bohna Peak (6760+'), Sunday Peak (8295'): Visit these beautiful peaks near Lake Isabella in Kern County. We'll be hiking first to Bohna Peak, then to Sunday Peak, and finally back to Bohna Peak. This will provide participants with a "Pathfinder" to Bohna Peak - as well as a little more distance, a little more gain and a lot more fun! The total hike will be about 7.5 miles round trip with about 3700' of gain. Please bring: water, lug soles, lunch, layers, sunblock & hat. Stay in the area and join the leaders for a hike to Piute Lookout, Sorrell Peak and Weldon Peak on Sunday, June 28. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-leaders: PETER DOGGETT & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Jun 27-29 Sat-Mon WTC, Hundred Peaks, Long Beach
I: San Gorgonio (11,490'), Big Horn (10,997'), Dragon Head (10,866'): Bag the highest peak in Southern California and a couple of its neighbors at a saner pace than usual. Backpack via Vivian Creek 4.8 miles, 3360' gain to High Creek. Enjoy Happy Hour and a good night's sleep before tackling our peaks on Sunday, approximately 13.5 miles, 2900' gain on and off trail over steep, rocky terrain, then pack out on Monday. Permit limits group size. ESASE leader with recent conditioning, experience, and your WTC Group Leader's name if applicable. Leaders: SHARON MOORE Co-leaders: JANE SIMPSON, BRUCE MICHAELS
Jun 28 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Shield's Peak (10,680'), Anderson Peak (10,840'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'): Very strenuous, approximately 20 miles round trip, 5000' gain hike along the beautiful San Bernardino Ridge. Permit limits group size. Send email, H&W phones, recent conditioning to Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, VIRGIL POPESCU, LAURA JOSEPH
Jun 28 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Piute Lookout (8326'), Sorrell Peak (7704'), Weldon Peak (6320'): Visit these beautiful peaks in Kern County. The total hike for all three peaks will be about 8 miles round trip with 2200' of gain. Please bring: water, lug soles, lunch, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT & BILL SIMPSON
Jun 29 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Butterfly Peak (6228'), Rock Point (5280'): A moderate road, trail, and rock scrambling hike for 6 miles round tirp with 2080' of gain to peaks in the San Jacinto area. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
July
Jul 1 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Baden Powell (9399'): 9 miles, 2400' gain at slow to moderate pace. Car shuttle between Dawson Saddle and Vincent Gap. Meet 9 am La Cañada rideshare with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing. Leaders: GARY BICKEL, DAN BUTLER
Jul 1 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Williamson (8214'), Pallet Mountain (7760+), Goodykoontz Peak (7558'): Hike these beautiful peaks in the Angeles National Forest at a moderate pace. The total hike will be about 8 miles round trip with 2800' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, windbreaker & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Co-leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, ALICE GOLDMAN
Jul 4 Sat Hundred Peaks
M/I: Lily Rock (8000'), Tahquitz Peak (8846'), Red Tahquitz (8720'), Sam Fink Peak (7339'): Ascend the adventurous, rocky ridge between Lily Rock & Tahquitz Peak. See the worm-hole. The entire hike will be about 21 miles round trip with 6000' gain. Strong pace, much cross-country travel. Not intended for beginners. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, gloves, jacket & hat. Should take at least 12 hours. Contact the leader for meeting info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
July 5 Sun Hundred Peaks
O/I: Mount Burnham (8997'), Throop Peak (9138'), Mount Hawkins (8850'), Mount Lewis (8396'): Join the leaders for an Alice's Easiest 100 Peaks hike. The total hike should be about 7.5 miles round trip with 3000' of gain. The hike will follow a moderate pace. Please bring: hiking boots, water, lunch, hat AND a positive attitude. Contact Peter for meeting information. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: ALICE GOLDMAN, JOHN CEDERBERG
Jul 8 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Galena Peak (9324'): Climb this awesome peak near San Gorgonio Mountain at a moderate pace. No beginners. The headwall is very steep & loose; so those who have weak stomachs and don't like heights, should stay away. The total hike is only 8 miles round trip with 3300' of gain. Much more strenuous than the numbers imply. Bring: water, lunch, good boots with lug soles, windbreaker, gloves & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
Jul 9 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Pyramid Peak (7035'), Pine Mountan #2 (7054'), Lion Peak (6878'): A moderate hike on trail and cross-country for 11 miles round trip with 2127' of gain to peaks SE of San Jacinto Peak. Moderate pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: BILL SIMPSON, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 10-11 Fri-Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Palm Springs Tram (8450'), Mount San Jacinto (10,804') Moonlight Hike: Strenuous hike, 10 miles, 8300' gain to tram with additional 10 miles round trip, 2400' gain to the peak. We'll start hiking before midnight Friday. With the advent of the moonlight aspect of the hike, we've been getting many more successful peak baggers, so we'll attempt to have two groups, hopefully both SJ bound, one faster, the other naturalizing along the way. Of course, any who wishes can head back down at the tram after a mere 8300' gain. Bring money for tram ride and taxi back to cars. Given the possibility of heat being an issue, we may instead ride up on the tram on Saturday morning and hike as many of the nearby peaks as possible - San Jacinto Peak (10,804'), Folly Peak (10,480'), Drury Peak (10,160'), Cornell Peak (9750'), Jean Peak (10,670') and Marion Mountain (10,320') - probably as one group. Send email (preferable - bholchin@cox.net) or SASE with carpool information, conditioning/experience to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, KENT SCHWITKIS, GREG DE HOOGH, TOM KIRWIN
Jul 11 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Third Generation List Finish on Bailey Peak: Come join Shane Smith as he finishes the list on our most recent list addition: Bailey Peak (¼ mile round trip, 160' gain). Meet 8 AM at McDonalds at the intersection of I-15 and Highway 138 or at the Bailey Peak Trailhead (Hiking Route 1) at 9 AM. Leaders: STEVE SMITH, KAREN LEVERICH, WOLF LEVERICH
Jul 11 Sat Hundred Peaks, Natural Science
O: Baldy from the Back: Wright Mountain (8505'), Pine Mountain #1 (9648'), Dawson Peak (9575'), Mount San Antonio (10,064'), Mount Harwood (9552'): Experience the Real Devil's Backbone on this very strenuous 14 miles round trip, 5800' gain hike up the backside of Mt Baldy from Blue Ridge near Wrightwood. Trail is steep and rugged, adding to the adventure. Those satisfied with 5000' gain can enjoy lunch on top of Baldy while those more ambitious can visit Mount Harwood and return. For trip details, send recent conditioning and e-mail information to Leaders: LAURA JOSEPH, PAT ARREDONDO, MICHAEL GOSNELL Naturalist: SHERRY ROSS
Jul 11 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Marion Mountain (10,320'+), Jean Peak (10,670'), San Jacinto Peak (10,804'), Folly Peak (10,480'+), Drury Peak (10,160'+): Beautiful wilderness awaits on this grand tour loop of San Jacinto State Park from the westside. Very strenuous 16 miles round trip, 5200' gain with considerable off-trail travel through rocky forested high country. Some rock scrambling. Group size limited by permit so reserve early. Paved road driving. For details send conditioning and experience to Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: BILL SIMPSON, TED LUBESHKOFF
Jul 11 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Dobbs Peak (10,459'), Jepson Peak (11,205), San Gorgonio Mtn (11,499'), Bighorn Mtn (10,997'), Dragons Head (10,866'): Join this very strenuous, brisk hike to the top of Southern California. Much of the hike will follow the Vivian Creek Trail, but there will be a considerable amount of cross-country travel. The entire hike will be about 18 miles with 7000' gain! Please bring: water, lunch, stamina, lug soles, jacket & hat. Please contact Peter for the meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT, JOHN CEDERBERG
Jul 11 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hawkins (8850'): Beautiful views on this 10 mile round trip, 2400' gain trail from Islip Saddle. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, lugsoles, suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, MIA YANG-GOLDFARB
Jul 15 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Jepson Peak (11,205'), Dobbs Peak (10,459'): Enjoy a day in the San Gorgonio Mountains. Strenuous loop hike, estimate 15 miles, 5400' gain on trail and cross country. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 15 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Grinnell Mountain (10,284'), Lake Peak (10,161'), Ten Thousand Foot Ridge (10,094'): Hike these wonderful peaks in the San Gorgonio area at a moderate pace. The total hike will be 10.5 miles round trip with about 3100' of gain. Please bring water, lunch, lug soles & windbreaker. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Co-leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, ALICE GOLDMAN
Jul 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440+'): Hike these interesting peaks on the Desert Divide. Great views at times while hike utilizes a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail in the San Bernardino National Forest. The total hike is 13 miles round trip with 3200' gain. Bring water, lug soles, sunscreen, lunch, layers and hat. To obtain the meeting information, contact Leader: LORRAINE DALY Co-leader: BILL SIMPSON
Jul 18 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Grays Peak (7920'+), Butler Peak (8535'), Crafts Peak (8364') A wildfire near Big Bear Lake a few years ago removed all of the brush on the ridge. Now this ridge can be easily hiked. We'll set up a car shuttle, so we won't have to repeat any of our route. The entire hike should be about 9 miles round trip with 3300' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, windbreaker & a hat. Please contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, WAYNE BANNISTER
Jul 18-19 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks, Desert Peaks
O: Telescope Peak (11,049'), Wildrose Peak (9064'): Hike the Panamints with us to the high point of Death Valley enjoying Limber and Bristlecone Pines along the way and a view of Badwater and the valley below. Wildrose Peak Trail goes through a Pinyon Pine and Juniper forest and also promises spectacular views. Several campgrounds are available, including the Mahogany Flat Campground (8133') adjacent to the Telescope Peak trailhead. Saturday we will do Telescope Peak for a hike of 14 miles round trip, and 3000' gain. Stay over Saturday night or meet us Sunday morning for a hike to Wildrose Peak of 8.4 miles round trip, and 2200' gain. Seasoned hikers only please. Contact leaders for more information. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI
Jul 19-Jul 24 Sun-Fri Mule Pack
O/I: Charlotte Lakes Mule Pack: Hired packers carry gear of 55 lbs per person while we hike separately with only our daypacks. Sunday morning hike 8 miles, 2600' gain from Onion Valley trailhead (9200') near Independence, over Kearsarge Pass (11,823') to scenic base camp by Charlotte Creek near Charlotte Lake at 10,370' elevation. This trip will especially suit hikers, with options from moderate to difficult including the John Muir Trail over Glen Pass, Rae Lakes, Vidette Meadow, Mt Rixford, Mt Bago and Mt Gould. Monday through Thursday hike, photo, fish, or relax in camp. Enjoy potlucks every night with wine provided. Friday hike out. $300. Note reserve/cancel policy in Chapter Schedule. Maximum participants 10. To apply, email/phone recent high altitude and distance conditioning to Co-leader: PAT ARREDONDO Co-leader: LAURA JOSEPH
Jul 22 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from June 16
O: San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'): A strenuous trail hike for 15 miles round trip with 4232' gain to peaks above Redlands. Moderate pace. Contact Dave for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 22 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Charlton Peak (10,806'): Hike this wooded, shady peak in the lovely, cool San Gorgonio area at a moderate pace. The total hike will be 15 miles round trip with 4200' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, hiking footwear, windbreaker & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
Jul 23 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Fox Mountain #1 (5167'): Moderate cross-country hike for 5 miles round trip with 2000' of gain to a peak west of Maricopa. High clearance 4WD advised. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
The 16th Annual Great Waterman (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 arrive back at 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 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Waterman Mountain (8038'): Take your time on this mellow paced outing to the Waterman Rendezvous. 5 miles round trip, 1200' gain. Meet 8:30 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring something to share at the potluck, your curiosity, sense of humor, a hat, sturdy shoes, and two (or more, especially if it's hot!) quarts of water. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, KAREN LEVERICH, WINNETTE BUTLER
Jul 25 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
O: Waterman Mountain (8038') from Cloudburst Summit: 8.25 miles, 2000' gain on well-used use trail and trail. End at Three Points. Car shuttle. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with ten essentials, hiking boots, 2 to 3 quarts water, goodies to share. Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-leaders: BRUCE CRAIG, WAYNE BANNISTER
Jul 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Waterman (8038') and Rendezvous via the West Ridge: 9 miles, 3000' gain. Join us on our "adventure" up the West Ridge of Mt. Waterman from Three Points with a short car shuttle to the end at Cloudburst Summit. Cross-country route will ascend the West Ridge to arrive at the Waterman Rendezvous at High Noon. Descend via steep use trail to Cloudburst Summit after celebration. Bring goodies to share on the summit and a spirit of adventure. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point with food, water and lugsoles. Well-behaved K-9s & felines welcome but on leash at summit party. Leaders: BOB THOMPSON, JIM FLEMING
Jul 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Kratka Ridge (7515') to Waterman Mtn (8038'): 10 miles, 2000' gain. Strenuous hike through gorgeous forested area meeting groups for potluck. Bring lug soles, 3 quarts water, goodies to share. Early meeting time for comfortable pace. Meet 6 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Leaders: DIANE DUNBAR, GARY BICKEL
Jul 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Valcrest Rocks (6629'), Waterman Mountain (8038'): Attend the Waterman Rendezvous, but first hike along the adventurous, rocky ridge above Camp Valcrest before heading up to Waterman Mountain. The entire hike will be about 10 miles round trip with 3200' of gain. Please bring: lug soles, sun block, water, jacket, lunch & cookies or ??? Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-leaders: PETER DOGGETT, IGNACIA DOGGETT, LORRAINE DALY
Jul 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
Replaces outing immediately below
I: Twin Peaks (7761'), Waterman Mountain (8038'): A strenuous hike on trail and steep and loose cross-country in the San Gabriel Mountains for 7 miles round trip with 3200' of gain to rendezvous with others on Waterman. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Moderately fast pace with few breaks. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 25 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Twin Peaks (7761'), Waterman Mountain (8038'): Replaced by outing immediately above. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Jul 27 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Ken Point (6423'): A moderate walk on PCT and up open slope for 12 miles round trip with 1620' of gain to a peak south of San Jacinto. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Jul 29 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Middle Hawkins (8505'): Great views of this 6 mile round trip 1900' gain route via the Windy Gap Trail. Meet La Cañada rideshare at 9 AM with lunch, water, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, MARY PATTERSON
Jul 30 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Ten Thousand Foot Ridge (10,094'), Lake Peak (10,161'), Grinnell Mountain (10,284'): If Jepson and Dobbs weren't enough, join us for these peaks in the San Gorgonio Mountains. A strenuous loop hike of estimated 10 miles, 3500' gain on trail and cross country. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
August
Aug 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Jepson Peak (11,205'), Charlton Peak (10,806'), Dobbs Peak (10,459'): Ascend the Vivian Creek Trail, and hike cross country to three peaks along a beautiful, high altitude ridge. Very strenuous dayhike at a steady pace, 16 miles round trip, 6500' gain, with several hours spent at high elevation. Permit limits group size. For details contact Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: TED LUBESHKOFF, MARKEY NEIGHBORS
Aug 1 Sat Hundred Peaks
O/I: Crafts Peak (8364'), Arctic Point (8336'): Beat the summer heat with us in the beautiful Big Bear area. Crafts is 4 miles round trip with 1300' of gain on firebreak, road, and trail. Then we'll drive to Holcomb Valley and climb Arctic Point, which is 3 1/2 miles round trip, and 800' of gain. Some dirt road driving. For trip details, contact leaders. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI Co-Leaders: VIRGIL POPESCU, PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 2 Sun LTC, WTC, HPS
I: Mt. Pinos Navigation: Navigation noodle in Los Padres National Forest for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: KIM HOMAN
Aug 2-8 Sun-Sat Mule Pack, Hundred Peaks
O/I: Garnet Lake Mule Pack: Hired packers carry gear of 55 lbs per person while we hike separately with only our daypacks. Sunday morning hike from Agnew Meadows Pack Station (8335'), 7 miles, 2500' gain, to camp at Garnet Lake (9700') with beautiful views of Ritter and Banner Peaks. Monday through Friday hike, photo, fish, or relax in camp. Enjoy planned potluck happy hours every night with wine provided. Saturday hike out. $275. Note reserve/cancel policy in Chapter Schedule. To apply, email/phone recent high altitude and distance conditioning, and health to Co-leader: LAURA JOSEPH Co-leaders: SANDY BURNSIDE, LES WILSON
Aug 4 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Shield's Peak (10,680'), Anderson Peak (10,840'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'): Very strenuous, approximately 20 miles round trip, 5000' gain hike along the beautiful San Bernardino Ridge. Permit limits group size. Send email, H&W phones, recent conditioning to Leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 5 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Monte Arido (6010'), Old Man Mountain (5525'): Easy road and trail hike for 6 miles round trip with 1700' of gain to peaks northwest of Ojai. High clearance 4WD advised. Moderate pace. Permit required to drive Potrero Seco Rd. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 8 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250') 19th Annual Peaknic Hike: Peaknic at Little Jimmy Campground. Moderate pace, 6 mi rt, 1300' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lugsoles, water, your best potluck item to share, good cheer. Rain cancels. Leaders: MIKE & DOTTY SANDFORD, FRANK DOBOS
Aug 8 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Cornell Peak (9750'), Jean Peak (10,670'), Marion Mtn (10,320'), Drury Peak (10,160'), Folly Peak (10,480'), San Jacinto Peak (10,804): Hike to these beautiful summits in the spectacular San Jacinto State Park at a brisk pace. The entire hike will be about 14 miles with 5000' gain. Bring: $ for tram, water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting info. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, LORRAINE DALY
Aug 8 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Rescheduled from June 20
I: Sam Fink Peak (7339'), Red Tahquitz (8720+'), Tahquitz Peak (LO) (8846'): Hike these 3 peaks in the Desert Divide near San Jacinto. The entire hike will be 20 miles round trip with 6200' gain. Hike will go through areas which are extremely beautiful. Fairly strenuous. Bring water, lug soles, lunch, layers and hat. Send email to Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: BILL SIMPSON, PATRICK VAUGHN
Aug 8-9 Sat WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Grinnell Mountain (10,284'), Lake Peak (10,161'), 10,000 Ft Ridge (10,094'): Moderate backpack to three peaks in the San Gorgonio Wilderness. Saturday hike 7 miles, 2700' gain to Dry Lake and set up camp. Saturday evening happy hour. Sunday 6 miles, 1800' gain cross-country to peaks, then pack out. Send experience/conditioning, phones, email, rideshare, email to Leader: VICTORIA OVERBEY Assistant: JACK KIEFFER
Aug 9-15 Sun-Sat Mule Pack, Hundred Peaks
O: Pine Creek Mule Pack: Sunday morning we will hike from the Pine Creek pack station, 6 miles, 2900' gain to our base camp in the Honeymoon Lake / Upper Pine Lake area. This camp is located for convenient access to outstanding hiking areas. For dayhikes, one choice is the Pine Creek trail into French Canyon and its numerous lakes: French, Moon, L, Elba Lakes & more or continue down French Canyon to Royce Falls. Or take the Italy Pass trail to beautiful Granite Park and on to Italy Pass. Or hike to Golden Lake & Royce Lakes or into lake-filled Chalfant basin. For those inclined to peak bagging, Mt Julius Caesar, Royce Peak & Merriam Peak are available. Only five layover days to try to take it all in. Enjoy daily happy hours and a couple of potlucks. The weight limit for the mules is 50 lbs per person and the cost is $295. To apply, contact Assistant Leader: WINNETTE BUTLER Leader: JOHN KAISER Assistant Leader: YVONNE TSAI
Aug 10 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440'): A moderate trail hike to peaks south of San Jacinto for 8 miles round trip with 2907' of gain. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 12 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Dragons Head (10,866'), Bighorn Mountain (10,997'): Another strenuous hike in the San Gorgonio Mountains. We will do Route 2 up the Vivian Creek trail. Estimate up to 19 miles, 6600' gain on trail and cross country. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 12 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Throop Peak (9138'), Mount Burnham (8997') from Dawson Saddle: 8 miles round trip, 1900' gain. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: JENNIFER WASHINGTON, DON SIMINSKI
Aug 15 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Onyx Peak #1 (9113'): Celebrate Wasim Khan's HPS Peak List finish on this cool peak in the San Bernardino Mountains. We will hike on dirt road from Onyx Summit, 5 miles round trip, 750' gain. You are welcome to drive to the summit, as well. Meet at 10 AM at the Mill Creek Ranger Station. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leaders: PETER and IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 15 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Three Sisters Peaks (8100'), Onyx Peak #1 (9113'): Join us on a hike to Three Sisters Peaks before Wasim's List Finish celebration on Onyx Peak. Three Sisters is 7 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Onyx Peak is a drive-up. Meet at 7 AM at the Mill Creek Ranger Station. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, BRUCE CRAIG
Aug 15 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Charlton Peak (10,806'): Moderately fast-paced outing in the beautiful and high San Bernardino Mtns involves 15 miles round trip, 4500' gain. Possible climb of nearby Little Charlton Peak. Wilderness permit limits participation. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots for outing mostly on trail from South Fork trailhead. Rain cancels. Call or e-mail leaders for info. Leaders: JOE YOUNG, BOB THOMPSON
Aug 15 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Wright Mountain (8508'), Pine Mountain #1 (9648'), Dawson Peak (9575'): Hike these peaks in the Angeles National Forest and enjoy an unusual view of Mt. Baldy from the north. The total hike is around 11 miles round trip with about 3100' gain. Much of the gain will be very steep and strenuous while utilizing the North Devil's Backbone Trail. Bring water, lug soles, sunscreen, lunch, jacket and hat. To obtain the meeting information, contact Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-leader: LORRAINE DALY
Aug 15 Sat Long Beach, Hundred Peaks
O: Saddleback Mountain (5687'): This is an all day hike to the summit of Orange County's highest point, Santiago Peak. We'll gain almost 4000' over the 8 mile one-way distance from the trailhead in Trabuco Canyon. We go up the occasionally strenuous Holy Jim Trail to where it connects with the Main Divide Road and then on to the summit, a bulldozed plateau planted with telecommunications towers. The trail alternates between sun and shade, so bring sunscreen, a hat and plenty of water. We leave from the Long Beach rideshare point at 6:30 AM sharp. Give yourself plenty of time to reach the trailhead. Take El Toro Road east from the 5 to Live Oak Canyon Road (which becomes Trabuco Canyon Road). Just past where it crosses the dry wash of Trabuco Creek turn east onto the unsigned dirt road. Follow this for 4.7 miles to the parking lot of the trailhead. Trucks and high clearance vehicles are best, but cars slowly driven should be fine. Bring Adventure Pass, lunch, 4 quarts of water (minimum), water filter (if you have one), lug soles; 10 essentials are advised. Rain cancels. Leader: JOHN ZAPPE (johnzappe@gmail.com) Assistant: SHARON MOORE
Aug 16 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Dobbs Peak (10,459'): Hike this mighty peak at a moderate pace by climbing a steep ridge from the Vivian Creek Trail. The entire hike will be only about 7 miles with 4400' of gain. Bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Please, no beginners. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 19 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Charlton Flats to Mount Mooney (5840') and Mount Eli: Hike a loop of road, ridge, the Silver Moccasin Trail to these 5000'+ peaks: 6.5 miles round trip, 1500' gain. Meet 9 AM, La Cañada rideshare point. Bring water, lunch, appropriate clothing, good footwear. Leaders: BROOKES TREIDLER, DAN LUKE
Aug 20 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Pleasant View Ridge (7983'): Strenuous trail and steep and loose cross-country hike for 12 miles round trip with 3000' of gain to a peak in the San Gabriel Mountains. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 22 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
I: Mt. Lawlor (5957') , Barley Flats (5600'): Moderate paced hike to Mt Lawlor and along the seldom used ridge trail to Barley Flat. Approximately 9 miles and 2400' gain, should be back to the cars at 4 PM. Meet 7 AM La Cañada rideshare point. Bring lunch, water and 10 essentials. Leaders: HARVEY GANZ, JOEL GOLDBERG
Aug 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Dragons Head (10,866'), Bighorn Mountain (10,997'): 20 miles round trip, 5000' gain. Starting from Fish Creek Trailhead (8000'), we will hike on trail up through Fish Creek Saddle, ascend the east side of Mt. San Gorgonio Ridge, and then cross country to the peaks. Very strenuous dayhike at a steady pace, with several hours spent at high elevation. Permit limits group size. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: JOE YOUNG
Aug 22 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Constance Peak (6645'), Heart Bar Peak (8332'): Two easy hikes on dirt road and trails in the San Bernardino Mountains. Constance is 1.6 miles round trip with 500' of gain and Heart Bar is 4 miles round trip with 1100' of gain. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE, VIRGIL POPESCU
Aug 26 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Timber Mountain (8303'): Strenuous. Slow to moderate pace via Icehouse Canyon. Meet 8 AM at public parking lot, intersection of Mills Ave & Baldy Rd in Claremont. Bring water, lunch, layered clothing and appropriate footwear. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, BROOKES TREIDLER
Aug 27 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Drury Peak (10,160'), Marion Mountain (10,320'), Jean Peak (10,670'): Join us for these three lovely peaks in the San Jacinto area. We will do these peaks via the Marion Creek trail. Estimate strenuous 19 miles, 4800' gain over steep trail and cross country. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Aug 29 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Three Sisters Mountain (8100'), Onyx Peak #1 (9113'): Hike these two fine peaks at a moderate pace. Three Sisters will require hiking about 7 miles round trip with 1800' of gain. Onyx Peak will be about 1.5 miles round trip with 700' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles and a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Co-leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 30 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Galena Peak (9324'): Hike this amazing, beautiful and very rugged peak at a moderate pace. The entire hike will be 8 miles round trip with 3300' of gain. The headwall is very steep and very loose. Please: NO beginners. Bring: water, lunch, good boots with lug soles, jacket & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Co-leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Aug 31 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Sugarloaf Mountain (9952'): A moderate walk on road and trail for 6 miles round trip with 1400' of gain to a peak SE of Big Bear Lake. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
September
Sep 2 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Hildreth Peak (5065'): Postponed due to Forest Closure. See September 29. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 2 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: San Gorgonio Mountain (11,499'), Jepson Peak (11,205'), Dobbs Peak (10,459'): Hard, strenuous hike in the San Gorgonio Mountains. We will go up to Mine Shaft saddle, up the ridge to San Gorgonio then on to Jepson and Dobbs. Estimate 20+ miles round trip, 6400' gain. Will be coming out in the dark. Dirt road drive to trailhead requires high-clearance vehicle. Email leader a few days before for the meeting place and time. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 2 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Islip (8250'): Canceled. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMBPELL, TERRY BEYER
Sep 4-7 Fri-Mon Hundred Peaks, Sierra Peaks
I: Clouds Rest (9526') to Half Dome (8835'): Canceled due to smoke. Leader: DIANNE DUNBAR Assistant: JIM FLEMING
Sep 4 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Tahquitz Peak (8846'), Red Tahquitz (8720'), Sam Fink Peak (7339'): A strenuous hike on trail and cross-country for 22 miles round trip with 5987' of gain to peaks near Idyllwild. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Sep 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Suicide Rock (7528'), Indian Mountain (5790'): A moderate hike on road, trail, and cross-country for 2 miles round trip with 1200' of gain and a drive-up to peaks near Idyllwild. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 8 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), Mount Burnham (8997'): Now that Highway 2 is open, let's use it. Join us for a hike of these two peaks in the San Gabriel's. Starting at MM 72, we will hike up a ridge to the PCT then on to Baden-Powell. From there down to Burnham. Other peaks in the area possible. After the hike, we will stick around for the Annual Business meeting for HPS (see below) having some food and drinks. Contact leaders either by phone, email or SASE 2-3 days prior for meeting times. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, JOE YOUNG
Sep 8 Tue Hundred Peaks
Annual Business 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. Join us at 6:30 PM for the management meeting; for 7 PM business meeting. Due to the Station Fire and the closure of Highway 2, we'll not be meeting at Newcomb's Ranch (as originally published), but instead at a Denny's Restaurant in Temple City: "The address is: 5603 N. Rosemead Blvd., Temple City, CA. 91780. It is just below the corner of Rosemead Blvd. and Las Tunas Drive, west side of the street. Not to be confused with another Denny's about two miles further south on Rosemead." There's a meeting room in the back, to the right as you enter the restaurant, that has been reserved for us.
Sep 9 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Cornell Peak (9750'): Spend another day in the San Jacinto area. We will be taking the tram up. Estimate 6 miles, 1800' gain on trail and cross country. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 9 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Burnham (8997') from Dawson Saddle: Due to closure of Angeles Forest, replaced by outing below. Leaders: SARAH KORDA, DON SIMINSKI
Sep 9 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
Due to closure of Angeles Forest, replaces Mount Burnham outing.
O: Mount Pinos (8831') to Grouse Mountain (8650'): Moderate 9 miles, 1200' gain over Mount Pinos, Sawmill Mountain to Grouse Mountain. 1 hour to trailhead. Meet 8 AM Sylmar rideshare point. (S of Roxford St. exit from Golden St Fwy (I-5). Bring water, lunch, lugsoles. Some will do all three of these HPS peaks and others may not. Leaders: DON SIMINSKI, SARAH KORDA, MARY PATTERSON
Sep 10 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Lightner Peak (6430'), Bald Eagle Peak (6181'): Two easy hikes totaling 4 miles round trip with 900' of gain to peaks south of Lake Isabella. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE, KAREN LEVERICH
Sep 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 30
I: Sewart Mountain (6841'), Snowy Peak (6532'), Black Mountain #2 (6202'): Canceled due to continued road closure. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: JOE YOUNG
Sep 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Heart Bar Peak (8332'), Three Sisters (8100'): Two moderately strenuous walks on roads and non-government trails for 8.5 miles round trip with 2260' of gain to peaks above Morongo Indian Reservation. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Pyramid Peak (7035'), Pine Mountain #2 (7054'), Lion Peak (6868'): Hike these three lovely peaks on the Desert Divide at a moderate pace. The total hike will be about 11 miles on a good & then great trail. We'll have about 2500' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, jacket, hat & a positive attitude. Contact the leader for more information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 12-13 Sat-Sun WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Lake Peak (10,161), 10K Ridge (10,094'): Two great peaks in the nearby San Gorgonio Wilderness. Saturday we'll pack to camp and happy hour at Fish Creek Camp (5 miles, 1800'). Sunday we'll climb 7 miles, 2500' gain cross country in a loop to our peaks, then pack out. Send experience, conditioning, phones, email, rideshare info via email or sase Leader: EDD RUSKOWITZ Assistant: MELISSA KANE
Sep 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
M: Antsell Rock (7679'), South Peak (7840'+): Climb these two amazing, adventurous peaks at a moderate pace. Anstell Rock requires some difficult rock scrambling, so no beginners - please. The total hike will be about 10 miles round trip with 3100' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, jacket, lug-soled boots & a hat. Contact the leader for more information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 14 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Sorrell Peak (7704'), Piute Lookout (8326'): Two easy hikes to peaks southeast of Lake Isabella totalling 1 mile round trip with 600' of gain. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE, KAREN LEVERICH
Sep 16 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lewis (8396'): Postponed, replaced by outing below. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 16 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Tahquitz Peak (LO) (8846'), Red Tahquitz (8720'+): Due to the closure of the peaks in the San Gabriels, we will be doing these two peaks in the San Jacinto area. We will be taking the South Ridge Trail up to Tahquitz then over to Red Tahquitz. Estimate 9 miles round trip, 2700' gain on trail and use trail. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 17 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Brush Mountain (7000'), San Emigdio Mountain (7495'), Tecuya Mountain (7156'), Frazier Mountain (8013'): Three drive-ups and an easy hike of 1/4 mile round trip with 40' of gain to peaks around Frazier Park. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Sugarloaf Mountain (9952'): Escape the heat on this hike to a cool peak in the Big Bear Lake area. 15 miles round trip, 3500' gain. Summit temperature will be high of 70'. Hike on the Wild Horse Trail from the south, starting from Hwy 38. No dirt road driving. Dinner at the Angeles Oaks Restaurant. E-mail Ted jeannstar@sbcglobal.net. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Sep 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Grinnell Mtn (10,284'), Lake Peak (10,161'), Ten Thousand Ft Ridge (10,094'): Join this nice hike along the Fish Creek Trail to three peaks above 10,000' in the lovely & cool San Gorgonio Wilderness. The entire hike should be about 10.5 miles round trip with 3300' of gain. The hike will follow an easy pace; but due to the relative difficulty, no beginners please. Bring: lug soles, water, lunch, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leaders: PETER & IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Barley Flats (5600+'), Mount Sally (5408'), Mount Mooney (5840+'), Vetter Mountain (LO) (5908'): Rescheduled to September 27. Leader: LORRAINE DALY Co-leader: BILL SIMPSON
Sep 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Hawkins (8850'), Copter Ridge (7499'): Replaced by Sunday/Bohna outing, below. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
O/I: Bohna Peak (6788'), Sunday Peak (8295'): Two moderately easy hikes on trail and use trail for 6.5 miles round trip with 2400' of gain to peaks above Lake Isabella. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: LILLY FUKUI, CHRIS SPISAK, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 19 Sat Tejon Ranch Conservancy
This is not a Sierra Club outing
Tejon Ranch: This moderately easy 10.6-mile up and back trail gains 1,350 feet over 5 miles. Tejon Canyon was the historic pass used by early explorers to cross the Tehachapi Mountains. We will hike along Tejon Creek and see beautiful sycamore and willow riparian woodlands, several different types of oak woodlands, and incense cedars.This is the last hike that is scheduled for the year and it will be a great one! Please try to make it and please forward this on to anyone else you think may be interested. To register, visit our website at www.tejonconservancy.org. An email will be sent to all registrants with directions, etc. prior to the hike date.
Sep 20 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Mineral Mountain (7238'), Tip Top Mountain (7623'): Moderate. The total hike will be about 4 miles round trip with 1000' gain. Short hike near Big Bear, but off-road driving required. For details, contact Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Assistants: PAT VAUGHN
Sep 20 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Round Mountain (5272'), Luna Mountain (5967'), Rattlesnake Mountain (6131'): Rescheduled to December 5. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, PAT VAUGHN, WAYNE BANNISTER
Sep 21 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Suicide Rock (7528'): Rescheduled to September 28. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Sep 22 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Fox Mountain #1 (5167'): A moderate hike on rough and sometimes steep use trail for 5 miles round trip with 2000' of gain to a peak west of Maricopa. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 23 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Ontario Peak (8693'): Canceled due to Forest Closure. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, JOE YOUNG
Sep 24 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Folly Peak (10,480), San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): Strenuous loop hike from Marion Mountain Campground. Estimate 10 miles, 4800' gain over steep trail and cross country. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 25-28 Fri-Mon Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
O: Pacifico Mtn. (7124') and Mt. Gleason (6520'): Canceled due to Station Fire. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: SUZANNE SWEDO
Sep 26 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Shield's Peak (10,680'), Anderson Peak (10,840'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'): Rescheduled to October 10. Leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, PATRICK VAUGHN
Sep 26 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Owens Peak (8453'): Rescheduled to October 17. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 27 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Jenkins (7921'), Morris Peak (7215'): Rescheduled to October 18. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Sep 27 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Barley Flats (5600+'), Mount Sally (5408'), Mount Mooney (5840+'), Vetter Mountain (LO) (5908'): Rescheduled to November 21. Leader: LORRAINE DALY Co-leader: BILL SIMPSON
Sep 27 Sun LTC, WTC, HPS, DPS, SPS
I: Grinnell Ridge Navigation: Navigation noodle in San Bernardino National Forest for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: HARRY FREIMANIS
Sep 28 Mon Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 21
O: Suicide Rock (7528'): An easy trail walk for 5 miles round trip with 1700' of gain to a peak near San Jacinto. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Sep 29 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Hildreth Peak (5069'): Rescheduled to October 14. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Sep 30 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Hawkins (8850'): Replaced by Towsley Canyon, below. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SARAH KORDA
Sep 30 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
Replaces Mount Hawkins, above
O: Towsley Canyon: 7 miles round trip, 1300' gain through shady oaks, "the Narrows", views of rolling hills, with a cool lunch spot on shaded picnic tables on green grass after the first loop. The leaders will do the optional 1.9 mile second loop after lunch. Oozing tar and bubbling oil make the hike even more interesting. Meet the leaders at the trailhead at 8:50 am with lunch, water, good shoes. Directions: Go N on the #5 and exit on Calgrove which is the first offramp beyond the intersections with the #210 and then the #14. Turn L (W) go around the bend and park in the first parking lot inside the gate at ED DAVIS PARK on the R side of the road. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SARAH KORDA
Sep 30 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Mt. Burnham (8997'), Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402'): Very strenuous steep and loose cross-country and trail hike for 14 miles round trip with 4800' of gain to peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Moderate pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, PAT VAUGHN
October
Oct 1 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Copter Ridge (7499'): Postponed until further notice. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 3-4 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
Fall Festival 2009: Welcome in the fall with a fun and festive weekend in the Los Padres National Forest near Frazier Park and Pine Mountain Club. Join us for some outstanding peak bagging in the area. Check the HPS Website, the Lookout or the Schedule of activities for hikes scheduled. Campground to be determined. Join us for potluck on Saturday night. No charges for the campground but reservations are on a first come, first served basis. Send sase/esase to Reservationist: DAVE COMERZAN
Oct 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Sawmill Mountain (8818') and Grouse Mountain (8582'): Climb to Sawmill Mtn. from Pine Mtn. Club via a steep, no nonsense ridge. The entire hike will only be 5 miles with 3000' of gain. Strong pace. Not well-suited for beginners. Please bring: water, lug soles, lunch, jacket & a hat. Great views. Nice hike. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Co-leaders: IGNACIA DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON & LORRAINE DALY
Oct 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Pinos (8832'), Sawmill Mountain (8818'), Grouse Mountain (8582'), Cerro Noroeste (8280'): Explore this scenic forest ridge in the Chumash Wilderness, west of Frazier Park, then (optionally) attend the nearby Fall Festival potluck. Mellow paced 8.5 miles round trip, 2000' gain. All roads are paved. Meet at 8:30 AM just east of the gas pumps at the Flying J Truckstop, Frazier Park exit on I-5 (approximately 30 miles north of Santa Clarita). Forest closure or unseasonably nasty weather cancels. Leaders: JIM FLEMING, WINNETTE BUTLER
Oct 3 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Lizard Head (5350'): 6 miles, 2000' gain. Join us for this strenuous cross-country scramble in the Los Padres National Forest, up a brushy ridge to a series of "bumps", the last one being the peak!! Prepare for a steady unrushed pace, tightly together as a group. Meeting: 7 AM Sylmar rideshare point, inside Denny's. Leaders: DIANE DUNBAR, JOE YOUNG
Oct 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: San Rafael Peak (6666'), Tecuya Mountain (7155'): Hike these two nice peaks, with a drive in between, in the Los Padres National Forest as part of HPS Fall Festival. San Rafael Peak will start from Mutau Road and will be 10 miles, 2500' gain. Tecuya Mtn will be 2 miles, 500' gain. We will finish in time for the HPS potluck Contact leader for information. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, KENT SCHWITKIS
Oct 3 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Originally scheduled for October 4
I: Sewart Mountain (6841'), Snowy Peak (6532'), Black Mountain #2 (6202'): Road to trailhead is still closed, so outing will be postponed or replaced. For updated information, contact Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN, TED LUBESHKOFF
Oct 3 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Antimony Peak (6848'), Eagle Rest Peak (6005'): Strenuous hike to peaks near Frazier Park for 11 miles round trip with 3500' of gain on dirt road and rough trail. Some rock scrambling. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Moderate pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Oct 4 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Originally scheduled for October 3
I: Cobblestone Mountain (6733'), White Mountain #2 (6250'), Sewart Mountain (6841'): Replaced by Lockwood/San Guillermo outing (below) due to road closure. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: PATRICK VAUGHN
Oct 4 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Lockwood Peak (6261'), San Guillermo Mountain (6606'): Come enjoy the serenity of the Los Padres National Forest. The total hike should be about 5.5 miles round trip with 1200' of gain. If there's time and interest, San Guillermo (2 miles round trip, 800' gain) is nearby. Moderate pace. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Assistant leader: PAT VAUGHN
Oct 4 Sun Hundred Peaks
O/I: Thorn Point (6920'), San Guillermo Mountain (6606'): Looking for a lovely hike the morning after the Fall Festival potluck? Here's another forested Los Padres peak, complete with historic lookout, occasional condors, interesting sandstone, even fossils. 8 miles round trip, 2000' gain. Some dirt road driving, high clearance vehicles preferred. If there's time and interest, will swing by nearby San Guillermo (2 miles round trip, 800' gain) for a brief visit on our way back to civilization. Meet after breakfast at Fall Festival campground, or contact Jim for more precise meeting information. Leaders: JIM FLEMING, WINNETTE BUTLER
Oct 4 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Reyes Peak (7510'), Haddock Mountain (7416'): Join this beautiful hike through a lovely, shady forest at a moderate pace. The entire hike will be about 8 miles with 2300' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, windbreaker & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Oct 5 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Black Mountain #1 (7772'), Castle Rocks (8600'): Two easy hikes on road and trail near San Jacinto Mtn for a total of 4.5 miles round trip with 1300' of gain. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 7 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Queen Mountain (5680'): Spend the day in Joshua Tree National Park doing the Queen of mountains. Entry fee into park. Estimate 6 miles, 1200' gain on use trail. Other peaks in the area possible. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 8 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'): Replaced with Charlton, see below. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 8 Thu Hundred Peaks
Originally planned for Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240').
O: Charlton Peak (10,806'): A very strenuous trail walk for 15 miles round trip with 4230' of gain to a peak above Redlands. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. Bring food, water, and 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 10 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 26
I: Shield's Peak (10,680'), Anderson Peak (10,840'), San Bernardino Peak (10,649'), San Bernardino East Peak (10,691'): Very strenuous, approximately 20 miles round trip, 5000' gain hike along the beautiful San Bernardino Ridge. Permit limits group size. Send email, H&W phones, recent conditioning to Leaders: WAYNE BANNISTER, PATRICK VAUGHN
Oct 10 Sat LTC, WTC, Hundred Peaks
Originally planned for Mount Lowe, but due to Station Fire, at Vasquez Rocks
I: Vasquez Rocks Beginning Navigation Clinic: 2 1/2 miles, 200' gain. Spend the day one-on-one with an instructor, learning/practicing map and compass. Beginners to rusty old-timers welcome. Not a checkout, but it will help you prepare. Many expert leaders will attend; many I-rated leaders started here in the past. Send sase, phones, $25 deposit (Sierra Club, refunded at trailhead) to Leader: DIANE DUNBAR Co-leader: RICHARD BOARDMAN
Oct 11 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Copter Ridge (7499'): Rescheduled to October 17. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, PATRICK VAUGHN, MICHAEL GOSNELL
Oct 12 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Crafts Peak (8364'): A moderate hike on firebreak, road, and trail for 4 miles round trip with 1300' of gain to a peak near Big Bear Lake. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Oct 14 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Baden-Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402'): Postponed until further notice. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 14 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 29th
I: Hildreth Peak (5069'): Replaced with Apache and Spitler on October 16th. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 16 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Castle Rocks (8600'), Black Mountain #1 (7772'): Canceled. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 16 Fri Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 29th and October 14th, originally planned for Hildreth, but the road is closed
O: Apache Peak (7567'), Spitler Peak (7440'+): Visit these two interesting peaks on the Desert Divide near Idyllwild. Moderately strenuous, 13 miles round trip, 3200' gain. Permit limits group size. Paved road driving. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Iron Mountain #1 (8007'): Hike this very strenuous peak in the Angeles National Forest. The total hike is 14 miles round trip with 7200' gain. Highly recommended for those who enjoy gain. First 4.75 miles up: fairly enjoyable trail. Last 2.25 miles up: brutally steep. Paced to take 9-10 hours. Bring water, lug soles, sunscreen, lunch, layers and hat. To obtain the meeting information, contact Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-leader: LORRAINE DALY
Oct 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Slide Peak (7841'), Keller Peak (7882'), Mill Peak (6670'): A drive-up and two easy hikes in the Big Bear Lake area totaling 3.6 miles round trip with 900' of gain. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 17 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Rescheduled from October 11
I: Copter Ridge (7499'): Replaced with Timber, Telegraph and Thunder, see below. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, PATRICK VAUGHN, MICHAEL GOSNELL
Oct 17 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Replaces outing to Copter Ridge, above
O: Timber Mountain (8303'), Telegraph Peak (8985'), Thunder Mountain (8587'): Strenuous, approximately 10 miles one-way, and 5000' gain. We'll ascend Icehouse Canyon to Timber, Telegraph, Thunder and then continue to Baldy Notch with chairlift descent ($$). Moderate pace/short car shuttle. E-mail conditioning information to: Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, PATRICK VAUGHN, MICHAEL GOSNELL
Oct 17 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 26 and with John Cederberg substituting for Ignacia Doggett
I: Owens Peak (8453'): Hike this wonderful peak in Kern County at a slow & easy pace. The entire hike will be about 7 miles round trip with 3200' of gain. Please bring: water, lug soles, lunch, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. High-clearance vehicles will be appreciated. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: JOHN CEDERBERG
Oct 18 Sun Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 27
I: Mount Jenkins (7921'), Morris Peak (7215'): Rescheduled to October 22. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: IGNACIA DOGGETT
Oct 18 Sun LTC, WTC, HPS, DPS, SPS
I: Indian Cove Navigation: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: PHIL WHEELER
Oct 19 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Monte Arido (6010'), Old Man Mountain (5525'): Replaced with Stonewall and Oakzanita, see below. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 19 Mon Hundred Peaks
Originally planned for Old Man and Monte Arido, but due to road closure
O: Stonewall Peak (5730'), Oakzanita Peak (5054'): Two easy walks on road and trail for 10 miles round trip with 1900' of gain. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 22 Thu Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 27, then October 18 and with Bill Simpson substituting for Ignacia Doggett
I: Mount Jenkins (7921'), Morris Peak (7215'): Hike these two great peaks in Kern County at a slow & easy pace. The entire hike will be about 12 miles round trip with 3600' of gain. Please bring: water, lug soles, lunch, jacket & a hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. High-clearance vehicles will be appreciated. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: BILL SIMPSON
Oct 22 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Indian Mountain (5790'), Black Mountain #1 (7772'), Castle Rocks (8600'): Three separate hikes in the San Bernardino National Forest just southeast of Banning. Indian is 6 miles, 1300' gain on road. Black is 1 mile, 400' gain on road. Castle Rocks is 4 ½ miles, 900' gain on trail. Dirt road driving. For details, contact Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 23 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Ryan Mountain (5457'), Lost Horse Mountain (5313'): Two separate and easy hikes for 8 miles round trip with 2000' of gain on road and trail in Joshua Tree National Park. Slow pace. Park entry fee. Bring food, water, and 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DORIS DUVAL, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 24 Sat Hundred Peaks, 20&30s, Long Beach
O: Inspiration Point (4714'): Hike to this popular observation point in the Angeles National Forest, which escaped destruction from the recent fires. Enjoy great views of the city and mountains. Expect to survey the extent of the fire from this newly reopened trail, comfortable pace, about 11 mi rt, 2900 gain. Meet at 7:30 AM Long Beach rideshare point (Atherton St. at Fanwood/Meriam Way Signal. Go South on Meriam Way, take the first right and park down by the recycling center.) or 9 am N end of Lake Ave in Altadena with minimum 2 liters of water, lunch, lugsoles, and hat. Rain cancels. Leader: MICHAEL KANNE, JR. Assistant Leader: JOHN HINZ
Oct 24 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
O: Pacifico Mountain (7124'): A beautiful fall hike mostly along the PCT from Mill Creek Summit. 12 miles round trip, 2200' gain includes the last steep half mile. Meet 8 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, DEAN WALLRAFF
Oct 24 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from May 31
I: Cobblestone Mountain (6733'), White Mountain #2 (6250'): Canceled due to road closure. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Oct 24 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: San Juan Hill (1781'): Morning ramble to high point of Chino Hills State Park. 6 miles round trip, 1000' gain. Slow pace. Meet 8:30 AM Orange County entrance on Rim Crest in Yorba Linda. Bring water, snacks, sturdy shoes. Rain 3 days prior cancels. Leader: LAURA FRANCIOSI Assistant: CHERYL GILL
Oct 24 Sat Lower Peaks
O: Mount Hollywood (1625'): 3 miles round trip, 650' gain. This hike will be part of our semi-annual meeting, and we plan to have the meeting during lunch at the Griffith Park Ranger Station after the hike. For the hike, please meet at 9 AM at the Griffith Park Observatory parking lot, near the front entrance. Non-hikers can meet us at the ranger station picnic tables around 11:30 AM. Leaders: INGEBORG PROCHAZKA, MIKE GOSNELL
Oct 25 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: San Guillermo Mountain (6602'): Join us for Dan Richter's list finish on this lovely little peak in the Los Padres National Forest. After a leisurely climb (2 miles round trip, 800' gain), we will repair to the campground to feast and celebrate. Meet 9 AM east of the gas pumps at Flying J truck stop, Frazier Park exit from I-5 about half an hour north of Santa Clarita. Leader: DAN RICHTER Assistants: ASHER WAXMAN, TINA BOWMAN, MARY McMANNES
Oct 26 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Lockwood Peak (6273'), San Guillermo Mountain (6602'): Two easy hikes on dirt bike trail and rough trail totalling 7 miles round trip with 1500' of gain to peaks off Lockwood Valley.Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE Co-Leader: WOLF LEVERICH
Oct 28 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Bare Mountain (6388'): Get Bare! 6 miles round trip 1800' gain from Pinyon Flats. 800' gain on return. Moderate pace. Meet 8:58 AM La Cañada rideshare pt with water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing. Leaders: RON ROSIEN, GARY BICKEL
Oct 29 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: San Sevaine (5240'), Buck Pt (6433'): Replaced by White #1, see below. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 29 Thu Hundred Peaks
Was published as San Sevaine and Buck Point, but because of a road closure
O: White Mtn #1 (7727'): 1000' of gain on road to a peak above Hesperia. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Oct 29 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Chief Peak (5560'+), Hines Peak (6704'), Topatopa Bluff (6367'): Visit three spectacular peaks in condor country along Nordhoff Ridge near Ojai. Easy-paced 9 miles round trip, 3000' gain. Expect some rugged scrambling, including a traverse of a severe knife-edge at Hines that will definitely get your attention. Your 4wd vehicle especially welcome since 4x4 driving permits are required to access the trailheads. For details send vehicle type to Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: PETER DOGGETT
Oct 30 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Anderson Peak, (10,840'), Shields Peak (10,680'): The hike to two peaks in the San Bernardino Mountains from the Forsee Trail. The total hike will be about 16 miles round trip with 4500' of gain. Bring lug soles, water, lunch, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leader: MARS BONFIRE Assistant: WAYNE BANNISTER
November
Nov 2 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'): Two easy hikes on road and trail for 4 miles round trip with 1400' of gain to peaks west of Cajon Pass. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Occasional brush. Pathfinder to San Sevaine. Slow pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE, PAT ARREDONDO
Nov 3 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Split Mountain (6835'): Postponed. A strenuous rough trail walk of 8 miles round trip with 2600' of gain to a peak above Lake Isabella. Moderate pace. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 4 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: JPL Trail to Mounts Disappointment (5960') and Deception (5796'): Replaced with Manker Flat outing, below. Leaders: DAN BUTLER, BROOKES TREIDLER
Nov 4 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
Replaces JPL Trail outing, above.
O: Manker Flat to View Ridge, above San Antonio Ski Hut: The hike is 6.5 miles round trip and 2600' gain. Those who wish to do a shorter hike may stop at the ski hut for lunch (5 miles and 2000' gain). Meet at 9 AM at the public parking lot at the north-east corner of Mills Avenue and Mount Baldy Road in Claremont. Bring water, lunch, lug soled boots. Rain cancels. Leaders: DAN BUTLER, BROOKES TREIDLER
Nov 5 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Little San Gorgonio Peak (9133'), Wilshire Mountain (8832'), Wilshire Peak (8680'+), Cedar Mountain (8324'), Birch Mountain (7826'): Hike the Yucaipa Ridge on the Assistant Leaders' Birthday Celebration day at a moderate pace. The entire hike will be about 13 miles, but with 4100' of uphill gain and 5700' of downhill desent, this big hike is not intended for beginner hikers. So, no beginners, please. Participants are asked to bring: lug soles, water, lunch, jacket & a hat. We probably will be finishing after sunset, so please bring a headlamp. We intend to set-up a car shuttle, so we can minimize the uphill & maximize the downhill. We'll start walking at the Vivian Creek Trailhead. Please contact leader. Leader: PETER DOGGETT. Assistant Leaders: BILL SIMPSON, JOHN CEDERBERG
Nov 6 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Three Sisters (8100'), Heart Bar Peak (8332'): An easy and a moderate hike on road and rough trail totalling 8 miles round trip with 2149' of gain to peaks southeast of Big Bear Lake. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mineral Mountain (7238'), Tip Top Mountain (7623'), maybe Gobblers Knob (6955'): Moderate difficulty. The total hike will be about 4 miles round trip with 1000' gain. Short hike near Big Bear and Wrightwood, but off-road driving required. Possibly pick up Gobblers Knob on the return for those interested. For details, contact Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER Assistant: PAT VAUGHN
Nov 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: San Ysidro Mountain (6147'): Join us for this nice hike in Anza Borrego State Park, 10 miles round trip, 3200' gain. We will hike from the highway. Outing includes dinner after at Ocean's Burritos in Sunshine Summit. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF jeannstar@sbcglobal.net Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Nov 7 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Palomar Mountain (6140'), Boucher Hill (5438'): Postponed until December 19. Leaders: TED LUBESHKOFF, WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, PAT ARREDONDO, BILL SIMPSON, PATRICK VAUGHN, BRUCE CRAIG
Nov 7 Sat Chapter Outings Management Committee
Chapter Outings Assembly: Come and celebrate the chapter's outstanding outings program. All Sierra Club members, outings chairs, leaders, provisional leaders are welcome. Get the scoop on what';s happening in our chapter; let us know what is working for your entity and how we can help you. A bit of business (election of 2010 Outings Management Committee) but mostly we will just party. Bring an appetizer or side salad - dinner and drinks provided. Meet 1-5 PM in Culver City. Space limited. For directions and to reserve contact Reservationist: GEORGE DENNY OMC Chair: KENT SCHWITKIS
Nov 8 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport Marina
I: Red Tahquitz (8720'+), South Peak (7840'+): Strenuous hike along beautiful trails near Idyllwild involves 16 miles round trip and 3800' gain. Experienced hikers only. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Meet at 7 AM Pomona rideshare point. Rain cancels. Leaders: JOE YOUNG, LAURA JOSEPH
Nov 9 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Cone Peak (6800'): A moderate hike on road and rough trail for 3 miles round trip with 1500' of gain to a peak southeast of Idyllwild. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 10 Tue Lower Peaks
O: Mendenhall Peak (4630'): Due to Station Fire closure, replaced by Calabasas (4 miles round trip and 950') and Saddle Peak (4 miles round trip and 900'). Contact the leaders a few days before. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Nov 11 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Williamson (8214'): For added beauty, we are starting at Eagles Roost. 6 miles round trip, 1800' gain with great views. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with lunch, water, appropriate clothing layers, good footwear. Rain cancels. Leaders: SARAH KORDA, ROSEMARY CAMPBELL
Nov 13 Fri Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Pinnacles (5737'), Mount Marie Louise (5507'): Two separate hikes near Lake Arrowhead. Use trail with some cross country. Pinnacles is 4 miles round trip, 1000' gain, some rock scrambling. Marie Louise is 2 miles round trip, 600' gain. High clearance vehicle recommended. Pace is moderate to slow. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Nov 13 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Scodie Mountain (7294'): Hike this lovely peak in the Southern Sierra at a relaxed pace. The summit views are every bit as good as its higher and more-often-climbed neighbor to the north, Owens Peak. The total hike will be 8 miles round trip with 2300' gain. Bring lug soles, water, lunch, layers & hat. Meet at 10 AT at Walker Pass Campground. Please confirm your attendance with Leader: BILL SIMPSON SimpHome@Yahoo.com Co-Leader: PETER DOGGETT
Nov 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Skinner Peak (7120'): Hike this beautiful peak in Kern County via the lovely Pacific Crest Trail. The entire hike might be as much as 8 miles with 1800' of gain. We might consider returning via the fantastic scree run, directly to our cars. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & hat. Contact the leader for meeting information. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
Nov 14 Sat PV-SB, Hundred Peaks, WTC
I: Slide Peak (7841'), Keller Peak (7882'), possibly Mill Peak (6670') and Deep Creek Hot Springs (5'1 deep): 19th semi-annual Deep Creek Hot Springs hike/soak/swim with some more peaks. Moderately paced 9 miles, 2000' gain (maybe more depending on road conditions) with some dirt road driving - Adventure Pass required. Bring lunch, water, rain gear, lugs (swim suit optional). Plan on spending full day - it's near Hesperia. Rain cancels. Send email (preferable) or sase, along with carpool info, cond/exper to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Nov 14 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: The Pinnacles (5737'), Mount Marie Louise (5507'): Two moderate hikes in the Lake Arrowhead area totaling 6 miles round trip with 1600' of gain. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI, KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 14 Sat Lower Peaks
O: San Vicente Mountain (1965'), Temescal Peak (2126'): Easy paced 11.5 miles round trip, 561' gain. We will check out the Old Nike Missile Base at San Vicente, bag Gizmo peak and continue along the dirt Mulholland to Temescal Peak. Meet 8 AM West LA rideshare point. Bring lug soles, water, binoculars. Rain/fire cancels. Leaders: JOHN and DANA HUNTER
Nov 14-15 Sat-Sun LTC, WTC, HPS, DPS, SPS
I: Indian Cove Navigation: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Sat for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sun checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: HARRY FREIMANIS
Nov 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Eagles Rest Peak (6005'): Canceled. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
Nov 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Butterbredt Peak (5997'), Mayan Peak (6108'): Climb these two steep, sandy, fun peaks in Kern County at a moderate pace. Total hike will be about 5 miles round trip with roughly 3200' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, jacket & an adventurous spirit. Contact Peter PeterDoggett@AOL.com for meeting information. Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, BILL SIMPSON
Nov 15 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Reyes Peak (7510'), Haddock Mountain (7416'): Join this beautiful hike through a lovely, shady forest at a moderate pace. The entire hike will be about 8 miles with 2300' of gain. Please bring: water, lunch, windbreaker & a hat. Contact Laura for meeting information. Leaders: LAURA JOSEPH, GEORGE WYSUP
Nov 16 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Chaparrosa Peak (5541'): A moderately easy walk for 5 miles round trip with 1200' of gain on trail to a peak near Joshua Tree National Park. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Nov 18 Wed Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from December 22
I: Cobblestone Mountain (6733'), White Mountain #2 (6250'): Postponed due to area closure. Replaced with Split Mountain, see below. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 18 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Split Mountain (6835'): A strenuous rough trail walk of 8 miles round trip with 2600' of gain to a peak above Lake Isabella. Moderate pace. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 20 Fri Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
I: Granite Mountain #1 (6600'+), Rabbit Peak #1 (5307'), Iron Mountain #3 (5040'+), Round Top (6316'): Postponed due to area closure, replaced with Buck Point and San Sevaine, see below. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE, PATRICK VAUGHN
Nov 20 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: San Sevaine (5240'), Buck Point (6433'): Two easy hikes in the San Bernardino National Forest near Cucamonga Peak. Buck is 1 1/2 miles round trip, 400' gain, San Sevaine is 2 1/2 miles round trip, 500' gain. High clearance 4WD vehicles advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 21 Sat Hundred Peaks, PVSB, WTC
I: Quail Mountain (5813'): Moderate hike to Quail Mountain from southeast, starting 7:30 AM, Sat Nov 21. All cross-country 10 mile route, 1700' gain. Bring NPS pass or $15 entrance fee, lunch, and 3 quarts of water. Send experience/conditioning, phones, email, rideshare to overbeyvr@rocketmail.com to receive info about meeting place. Leader: VICTORIA OVERBEY, Assistant: BOB BEACH
Nov 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Black Mountain #3 (5686'), Tehachapi Mountain (7960'): Join us for this great fall hike to 2 separate peaks west of Mojave, with a drive in between. Total: 8 miles round trip, 4000' gain. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: WAYNE VOLLAIRE
Nov 21 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport Marina
O: Gobblers Knob (6955'), Circle Mountain (6875'): Bag a couple of peaks near Wrightwood on short but very steep trails. Suitable for beginners in good shape. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Some dirt road driving. Meet 7 AM Mt Baldy rideshare point. Rain cancels. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistant: DIANE DUNBAR
Nov 21 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from September 27
O: Barley Flats (5600+'), Mount Sally (5408'), Mount Mooney (5840+'), Vetter Mountain (LO) (5908'): Canceled due to Angeles Forest closure. Leader: LORRAINE DALY Co-leader: BILL SIMPSON
Nov 21 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Williamson (8244'): Due to continued closure of Highway 2, replaced with Manzanita Ridge, below. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SARAH KORDA
Nov 21 Sat Wilderness Adventures, Hundred Peaks
Replaces Williamson hike, above.
O: Manzanita Ridge (4460') from Sierra Madre: Manzanita Ridge (4460') from the NE corner of Miramonte Ave and Mt Wilson Trail St in Sierra Madre. This 10 mile round trip, 3300' gain hike is steep and somewhat rough - not suitable for beginners. Meet and begin hiking at 8:30 AM by the small historic building. Allow extra time for parking. (Driving directions: From #210 exit on BALDWIN AVE in Sierra Madre. Drive N on Baldwin, at the light, jog L (W) on Foothill, turn R (N) at the next light to continue N on Baldwin. Go uphill thru the business district, past the Catholic Church. Turn R (E) on Miramonte - the second little street beyond the church. Our hike begins several blocks east. Thomas Guide p. 567, A1.) Bring water, lunch, good footwear, suitable clothing layers. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, SARAH KORDA
Nov 21 Sat Long Beach, Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Harwood (9552'), Mount San Antonio (10,064'), West Baldy (9988'): Note: Sharon reports that conditions on Baldy are looking nasty for Saturday, so they'll be substituting a different hike, perhaps to Idlehour: pretty but no peaks. Same meeting time in Long Beach... Moderate 8 miles round trip, 2200' gain via Devil's Backbone with a head start from the ski lift. Meet at Long Beach carpool point at 7:00 AM or Mt. Baldy Ski Area Parking Lot at 8:30 AM. Bring lugsoles, lunch, and $18 for lift. No adventure pass needed for ski lift parking lot. Rain or forest closure cancels. Please RSVP via e-mail to Leaders: SHARON MOORE, JOHN FERRIS
Nov 21-22 Sat-Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Fox Mountain #1 (5167'), Cuyama Peak (5878'), Peak Mountain (5843'), McPherson (5749') Peak: Saturday climb Fox #1 and Cuyama via Laura's Ridge, total for both approximately 14 miles round trip, 4000' gain. High clearance 4WD vehicles advised. Saturday night camp or stay in Maricopa. Sunday we'll hike from Aliso campground to Peak and McPherson, approximately 16 miles round trip, 3800 gain. Stay for one or both days. Contact leaders for meeting time/details. Leaders: LAURA JOSEPH, PAT ARREDONDO, BILL SIMPSON
Nov 23 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Monrovia Peak (5409'): Due to Forest Closure, replaced by Burnt, etc., below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 23 Mon Hundred Peaks
Replaces Monrovia Peak, above.
O: Burnt Peak (5788'), Sawtooth Mountain (5200'), Liebre Mountain (5760'): Mountain bike Burnt for 5.8 miles round trip with 800' of gain. Hike Sawtooth on firebreak for 4 miles round trip with 1700' of gain. Drive to Liebre. A moderate adventure to peaks above the Antelope Valley and west of the 14 Freeway. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet, spare tube, bike light and lock. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 24 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: San Ysidro Mountain (6147'): Canceled. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 24 Tue Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lewis (8396'): Mountain bike Hwy 2 from Vincent Gap and hike Lewis for 12 miles round trip with 1800' of gain. Moderate adventure in San Gabriel Mtns. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet, spare tube, bike light and lock. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 24 Tue Lower Peaks
O: Agua Tibia (4779'): Long strenuous hike of this Lower Peak. 11 miles southeast of Temecula, it is 17 miles round trip, 3200' gain on trail and last ¼ cross country through brush. Pace is moderate to slow. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, LLOYD JOHNSON
Nov 25 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Lizard Head (5250'): A strenuous hike on trail and cross-country for 11 miles round trip with 3200' of gain to a peak west of Maricopa. Moderate pace. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Nov 27 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Allen Peak (5795'): Bring your favorite dog and work-off the extra calories that got ingested during your Thanksgiving feasts. This hike will follow a moderate pace. The total hike will be about 8.0 miles round trip with 1300' gain. Most of the hike will follow a dirt road and there is some hiking along a steep firebreak. Please bring: lug soles, water, lunch, windbreaker & a hat. Contact the leader at PeterDoggett@AOL.com for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: JOHN CEDERBERG
Nov 28 Sat Hundred Peaks
O: Condor Peak (5444'), Fox Mountain #2 (5033'): Canceled, replaced with Lookout Mountain #2, below. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LAURA JOSEPH, PATRICK VAUGHN
Nov 28 Sat Hundred Peaks
Replaces Condor and Fox, above.
I: Lookout Mountain #2 (6812'): Ten miles round trip, 2800' gain. Moderately strenuous on trail and over steep, slippery, brushy, cross-country terrain. Bring water, lunch, layered clothing. Contact leaders for meeting time/place. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LAURA JOSEPH, PATRICK VAUGHN
Nov 28 Sat Hundred Peaks, PV-SB, WTC
O: Palm Springs Tram (8450'), San Jacinto Peak (10,804'): Strenuous hike, 10 miles, 8300' gain to tram with additional 10 miles round trip, 2400' gain to the peak. Very early start. It was too hot in July, so we've rescheduled our annual hike again when it's cooler. We'll attempt to have two groups, hopefully both SJ bound, one faster, the other naturalizing along the way. Of course, any who wish can head back down at the tram after a mere 8300' gain. Bring money for tram ride and taxi back to cars. Send email (preferable) or SASE with carpool information, conditioning/experience to Leader: BARRY HOLCHIN Co-Leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, TONY TRULL, KENT SCHWITKIS
Nov 28 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Mt Baden-Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402'): Rescheduled to December 5 due to bad weather. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE, CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI
Nov 28 Sat Hundred Peaks, 20s & 30s
O: Chaparrosa Peak (5541'): Come for a post-Thanksgiving hike of 7 miles round trip with 1200' of gain led by a docent of Pipes Canyon Preserve near Joshua Tree National Park. Optional trip to historic Pioneertown after. Please send recent hikes/conditioning to leader Pamela so that she can make reservations as the group size limited. Rain cancels. Leader: PAMELA ROWE Co-Leader: GINNY HERINGER
Nov 29 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: McPherson Peak (5794'), Peak Mountain (5843'): Join this moderate hike to two great peaks in Northern Santa Barbara County. The total hike should be about 15 miles round trip with 3500' gain. Because of the short days, we might be finishing after sunset, so please bring a functional headlamp. Also, please bring: lug soles, water, lunch, jacket & a hat. Contact Peter at PeterDoggett@AOL.com for meeting information. Leader: PETER DOGGETT Assistant Leader: PAT ARREDONDO
Nov 30 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Santiago Peak (5687'), Modjeska Peak (5496'): A drive-up and a short walk up a fire break for 1 mile round trip with 210' of gain to peaks west of I-15 in Orange County. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Slow pace. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
December
Dec 1 Tue Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from December 21
O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'): Two easy hikes on road and trail for 4 miles round trip with 1400' of gain to peaks West of Cajon Pass. Moderate pace. Occasional brush. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 1 Tue Lower Peaks
O: Mount Bliss (3720'): Replaced by Gilman and San Juan (10 miles round trip and 1850'). Please contact the leaders for meeting time and place. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, INGEBORG PROCHAZKA
Dec 2 Wed Hundred Peaks
I: Antimony Peak (6848'), Eagle Rest Peak (6005'): Strenuous hike for 11 miles round trip with 3500' of gain on road and rough cross-country to peaks west-northwest of Frazier Park. Moderate pace. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance 4WD advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 3 Thu Hundred Peaks
O: Sheephead Mountain (5896'): An easy hike on road and rough trail for 3.5 miles round trip with 800' of gain to a peak southeast of Julian. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE CANNON, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 4 Fri Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558'): Due to Forest Closure, replaced by Butler, etc., below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 4 Fri Hundred Peaks
Replaces Josephine, above.
O: Butler Peak (8535'), Grays Peak (7920'): Due to recent snowfall, replaced with Thunder and Sunset, below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 4 Fri Hundred Peaks
Replaces Butler and Grays, above
O: Thunder Mountain (8587'), Sunset Peak (5796'): Two separate moderate mountain bike and hike outings for 18 miles round trip with 3700' of gain to peaks in the Mt Baldy area. Could be some snow. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet, spare tube, bike light and lock. For status and details contact leaders. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 5 Sat Hundred Peaks, Airport-Marina
Rescheduled from September 20
I: Round Mountain (5272'), Luna Mountain (5967'), Rattlesnake Mountain (6131'): Moderately strenuous loop tour, up to 10 miles round trip, 3000' gain in the Hesperia Backcountry east of Cajon Pass. We combine roads, trails, and desert fringe cross-country trekking for this adventure as we search for peaks to climb. Much dirt road driving; high clearance vehicles recommended. For trip details send recent conditioning, e-mail rideshare information to Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, PAT VAUGHN, WAYNE BANNISTER
Dec 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Owens Peak (8453'): Join us for this challenging hike to this prominent peak in the Mojave Desert near Ridgecrest. 7 miles round trip, 3200' gain. We will have an early start. Consider staying in area Friday night. Email leader for info. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF jeannstar@sbcglobal.net Co-Leader: BILL SIMPSON
Dec 5 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from November 28
I: Mt Baden-Powell (9399'), Ross Mountain (7402'): A strenuous hike on trail and rough trail, with snow possible, for 15 miles round trip with 5500' of gain to peaks near Wrightwood. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD with snow cables advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: KATHY CHEEVER BONFIRE, MARS BONFIRE, CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI
Dec 5 Sat LTC, WTC, Hundred Peaks
I: Mount Lowe (5603') Beginning Navigation Clinic: 4 miles, 500' gain. Spend the day one-on-one with an instructor, learning/practicing map and compass. Beginners to rusty old-timers welcome. Not a checkout, but it will help you prepare. Many expert leaders will attend; many I-rated leaders started here in the past. Send SASE, phones, $25 deposit, (Sierra Club, refunded at trailhead) to Leader: DIANE DUNBAR Co-Leader: RICHARD BOARDMAN
Dec 6 Sun Hundred Peaks, Airport Marina, Pasadena
O: Mount Wilson (5710'): Strenuous hike to fabled Mount Wilson on one of the most famous and beautiful trails in the San Gabriel Mountains involves 15 miles round trip and 4800' gain. Bring water, lunch, sturdy boots. Meet at the start of the Mount Wilson trail on Mira Monte Ave 2 blocks east of Baldwin Ave in Sierra Madre at 8 AM. Rain cancels. Leader: JOE YOUNG Assistant: MEI KWAN
Dec 7 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Lukens (5074'): Due to Forest Closure, replaced by Oakzanita, etc., below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 7 Mon Hundred Peaks
Replaces Lukens, above.
O: Oakzanita Peak (5054'), Cuyamaca Peak (6512'): A moderate mountain bike and hike outing for 12 miles round trip with 2600' of gain to peaks south of Julian. Bring food, water, 10 essentials, helmet, spare tube, bike light and lock. High clearance 4WD advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 8 Tue Lower Peaks
O: Clamshell Peak (4380'): Due to Forest Closure, replaced with Santa Paula, see below. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, LLOYD JOHNSON
Dec 8 Tue Lower Peaks
Replaces Clamshell outing, above.
O: Santa Paula (4957'): Located NNE of Santa Paula, Ventura County. 12 miles round trip, 4000' gain on trail. Possible alternate route from the city of Santa Paula. Pace is moderate to slow. Contact leaders for details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, LLOYD JOHNSON
Dec 9 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
I: Winston Peak (7502'), Winston Ridge (7002'): Due to the Station Fire Closure the hike will instead be the two La Tuna Canyon trails to Mount Verdugo. Approximately 7 miles and 1200' gain. Same meeting time and place. Meet 9 AM La Cañada rideshare point with water, lunch, good footwear. Leaders: BETH MIKA, BOBCAT THOMPSON, JOHN RADALJ
Dec 11 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Bare Mountain (6388'), Cole Point (5604'): Postponed due to Station Fire Closure, replaced with Onyx, Heart Bar and Constance, see below. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 11 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Onyx Peak #1 (9113'), Heart Bar Peak (8332'), Constance Peak (6645'): Rescheduled to January 20. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 12 Sat Hundred Peaks, Wilderness Adventures
I: Marion Mountain (10,362'): Canceled. Leader: HARVEY GANZ Assistant: BRENT COSTELLO
Dec 12 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Quail Mountain (5800'+): Join us for a climb of this lovely peak in Joshua Tree National Park, the "penultimate summit" for Mathew Keliher and Tanya Roton. Hike will be 10 miles round trip with 1750' elevation gain on trail with some cross country. National Park fee required. For status, details of hike and where/when to meet, send e-sase or call to contact Leaders: JIM S. FLEMING jim333@roadrunner.com Assistant Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, WINNETTE BUTLER, CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI
Dec 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Queen Mountain (5680'+): Climb one of the wonderful Joshua Tree National Park summits, helping Mathew Keliher and Tanya Roton to achieve and celebrate their HPS emblem. Hike is a moderate one with 4 miles round trip on road and cross country scrambling, 1200' elevation gain. Meet at 9 AM at the intersection of Highway 62 and Park Blvd. in the town of Joshua Tree (southwest corner). Bring lunch, lugs, 10 essentials, clothing for cold weather, and goodies to share on summit. National Park fee required. Leader: JIM S. FLEMING Assistant Leaders: PETER DOGGETT, WINNETTE BUTLER, CHRIS SPISAK, LILLY FUKUI
Dec 13 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Pacifico Mountain (7124'): Replaced due to Forest Closure by Jones and Hastings, below. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LAURA JOSEPH, GINNY HERINGER, Naturalist
Dec 13 Sun Hundred Peaks, Lower Peaks
Replaces Pacifico outing, above
O: Jones (3375'), Hastings (4163'): Join us for a beautiful fall hike to lower peaks in the front range. Approximately ten miles roundtrip, 3000' gain. Loop hike beginning at Bailey Canyon to Jones and Hastings. We'll descend to the Old Mt. Wilson Trail and exit on Mira Monte. Please contact Pat Arredondo for meeting time/place. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LAURA JOSEPH, GINNY HERINGER, Naturalist
Dec 13 Sun LTC, WTC, HPS, DPS, SPS
I: Warren Point Navigation: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkout or practice to satisfy the Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. To participate, send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: ROBERT MYERS Assistant: HARRY FREIMANIS
Dec 14 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Weldon Peak (6320'): Canceled due to snow conditions, replaced with Circle, below. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 14 Mon Hundred Peaks
Replaces Weldon, above
I: Circle Mountain (6880'): A moderate snowshoe hike for 2.5 miles round trip with 860' of gain on firebreak to a peak near Wrightwood. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD with snow cables advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: CHERYL GILL, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 15 Tue Hundred Peaks
O: Mount Deception (5796'), Mount Disappointment (5960'), Barley Flats (5600'): Due to Forest Closure, replaced by Big Pine, etc., below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 15 Tue Hundred Peaks
Replaces Deception, etc., above.
O: Big Pine Mountain (6800'), West Big Pine (6490'): Due to snow, replaced with Asbestos, below. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 15 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Asbestos Mountain (5265'): A moderate snow hike for 4 miles round trip with 1200' of gain on road and rough trail to a peak above Palm Desert. Slow pace. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. High clearance 4WD with snow cables advised. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 16 Wed Hundred Peaks
O: Mt. McDill (5187'): Hike this wonderful peak near Palmdale at a steady pace. The entire hike will be about 13 miles round trip with about 2500' of gain along the PCT and a dirt road. The views from much of the hike are very nice. Please bring: water, lunch, lug soles, windbreaker & a hat. For meeting information, contact Leader: BILL SIMPSON Assistant Leader: PETER DOGGETT
Dec 18 Fri Hundred Peaks
I: Little Cahuilla Mountain (5042'), Cahuilla Mountain (5635'): Two moderately strenuous hikes on use trail and trail located about 11 miles south of Idyllwild. Little Cahuilla is 2 ½ miles round trip, 700' gain. Cahuilla is 6 miles round trip, 1100' gain. Pace is moderate to slow. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
Rescheduled from November 7
O: Palomar Mountain (6140'): Join us on this celebration hike for Wayne Bannister's Lead-the-List finish and Ted's List finish to this peak in San Diego County. We will be hiking on trail and dirt roads from the Oak Grove Ranger Station. Total: 14 miles round trip, 3400' gain. Celebration after hike at Oak Grove Campground (see below). Email Ted at jeannstar@sbcglobal.net for info. Leaders: TED LUBESHKOFF, WAYNE BANNISTER Co-leaders: WAYNE VOLLAIRE, PAT ARREDONDO, BILL SIMPSON, PATRICK VAUGHN, BRUCE CRAIG
Dec 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
Hundred Peak Section List Finish Celebrations at Oak Grove Campground: Join us for this celebration of Wayne Bannister's Lead-the-List Finish and Ted Lubeshkoff's List Finish. Party starts around 4 PM. If you would like to carpool to just the festivities, and not the Palomar Mtn hike, please contact Ignacia Doggett at PeterDoggett@AOL.com.
Dec 19 Sat Hundred Peaks
I: Black Mountain #6 (5244'), Red Mountain (5261'): Postponed until January 9. Leader: TED LUBESHKOFF Co-Leader: PAT VAUGHN
Dec 20 Sun Hundred Peaks
LA Xmas by Night: Spread some cheer and good will with the HPS on our annual trek through downtown LA distributing food and clothing (whatever you can bring) to the homeless living on the streets. Meet at the Chinatown station on the Metro Gold Line at the corner of College St. and Alameda St. at midnight Saturday night. From there well hike to the areas where the homeless usually congregate to make distribution, then crisscross LA, finally winding up at the Original Pantry for breakfast. Then we return to Chinatown. Leaders: STAG BROWN, BOB THOMPSON, JOE YOUNG
Dec 20 Sun Hundred Peaks
O: Ken Point (6423'): Hike the PCT and up an open slope for approximately 14 miles round trip, approximately 1700' gain, to a peak south of San Jacinto. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leaders for status and details. Leaders: PAT ARREDONDO, LAURA JOSEPH, PATRICK VAUGHN
Dec 20 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Beauty Peak (5548'), Iron Spring Mountain (5755'): Another hike to consider doing the day after the double List finish hike on Saturday. A moderately strenuous hike on occasionally steep and loose trail for 8.5 miles with 2700' of gain to peaks near Aguanga. Bring water, lug soles, sunscreen, lunch, layers and hat. To obtain the meeting information, contact either Leader: BILL SIMPSON (simphome@Yahoo.com) Co-Leader: PETER DOGGETT (PeterDoggett@AOL.com)
Dec 21 Mon Hundred Peaks
O: Buck Point (6433'), San Sevaine (5240'): Date changed to December 1 due to scheduling conflict. Leaders: JOHN RADALJ, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 22 Tue Hundred Peaks
I: Cobblestone Mountain (6733'), White Mountain #2 (6250'): Rescheduled to November 18. Leaders: DAVE COMERZAN, MARS BONFIRE
Dec 27 Sun Hundred Peaks
I: Lizard Head (5250'), Cuyama Peak LO (5878'): A strenuous hike on trail and cross-country for 11 miles round trip with 3900' of gain to a peak west of Maricopa followed by a drive-up to an old Lookout. Moderate pace. Suitable only for experienced and conditioned hikers. High clearance vehicle advised. Bring food, water, 10 essentials. Contact leader for status and details. Leader: BILL SIMPSON SimpHome@Yahoo.com Co-Leader: PETER DOGGETT
Dec 28 Mon Hundred Peaks
I: Rattlesnake Peak (5826'): Strenuous cross-country, moderately paced outing to a steep one in the San Gabriel's, 10 miles round trip, 3700' gain. We plan to do route 2 pioneered by Bill Simpson. Rain cancels. Email leader for details. Leader: PATRICK VAUGHN Co-Leader: WAYNE BANNISTER
Dec 30 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
O: Josephine Peak (5558'): Canceled due to road closure, replaced by Wilson Canyon (etc.) below. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, DAN BUTLER
Dec 30 Wed Local Hikes, Hundred Peaks
Replaces Josephine outing, above
O: Wilson Canyon/Los Pinetos Trail: North of Sylmar. Moderately paced 10 miles round trip, 1600' gain hike in Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy park with magnificent oaks and views to Wilson Saddle. Meet at the Wilson Canyon Trailhead at 9 AM with water, lunch, suitable clothing and footwear. There is a $5 Parking Fee. To reach trailhead, go west on the 210, exit on Roxford and turn right, then bend right on Olive View Drive. Continue past the main hospital and the four way stop at Bledsoe St., just before Fenton Avenue. Turn left on Wilson Canyon Trail Drive. If you want to carpool, meet at 8:45 AM in Sylmar: exit I-5 at Roxford St, meet on Larkspur St (observe the no parking signs.) Or meet 8:30 AM La Canada rideshare point. Leaders: ROSEMARY CAMPBELL, DON SIMINSKI
Dec 31 Thu Hundred Peaks
I: Eagle Crag (5077'): Celebrate the end of 2009 on this strenuous hike southeast of Temecula in San Diego County in the Agua Tibia Wilderness. The hike will be 18 miles round trip with 4200' of gain. Bring layers and other 10 essentials. For info, email leader SimpHome@Yahoo.com with recent conditioning and experience. Leader: BILL SIMPSON Co-Leader: PETER DOGGETT

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