We are the Palos Verdes-South Bay Group with the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club. Our group includes those members residing in Carson, Gardena, Harbor City, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Peninsula, San Pedro, Torrance and Wilmington.
Bus and Air Trips:
Jan 18-20, 2014 Sat-Mon O: Death Valley National Park Bus Trip
Death Valley National Park Bus Trip: Join us on some of the most spectacular trails in Death Valley National Park with hiking options ranging from 3 to 8 miles daily.
Experience the showcase of American deserts where we will encounter unique geological formations of 1.8 billion-year-old metamorphic rocks and be surrounded by a panorama of rugged canyons and towering peaks. We stay two nights in the Furnace Creek Ranch, enjoying an Olympic-size swimming pool and nearby spa. Price includes bus, shared motel room, all admissions, snacks, and driver gratuity. Depart early Sat. from Redondo Beach (followed by OC pick up) and return Mon. night. Cancellation penalty is $40, with balance refundable until Dec. 10, and then only if trip is full. Send 2 business-size SASEs, H&W phones, email, and check to PVSB Sierra Club for $290 to Dave Hixson, 15120 Polly Ave., Lawndale, CA 90260. Ldrs: Judy Shane (firstname.lastname@example.org
) & Dave Hixson (email@example.com
Mar 7-9, 2014 Fri-Sun I: Mammoth Lakes Winter Combo Bus Trip (PVSB+OCSS)
Join us for a backcountry-oriented, fun-filled weekend. Ski downhill or snowboard on Mammoth Mtn.
Daily leader led backcountry ski tours and snowshoe tours. Visit geological formations. Quality Inn lodging, two per-2 beds/private bath, microwave, fridge, indoor spa. Close to shopping, night life, casual and fine dining, free shuttles. Leave Orange County 2:00 pm. South Bay and Sylmar pick-up later. Return Orange County Sunday approx 10pm. Includes bus, lodging, continental breakfast, happy hour, bus refreshments, Sunday dinner. Send 2 sase OR 1 sase and e mail address, phones, $305 (made out to Orange County Sierra Singles) to Reserv: Beth Martin, 530 South Lake Ave. #708, Pasadena CA 91101 (firstname.lastname@example.org
). Leader: Keith Martin (email@example.com
). Asst: Donna Specht Staff: Mark Mitchell, Snowshoe: Kent Schwitkis, Sherry Ross.
May 24-27, 2014 Sat-Tue O: Zion & Bryce Canyon Bus Trip
Zion & Bryce Canyon Bus Trip - Join us May 24-27 for a double-header hiking adventure in Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks. In Zion, we will have numerous options for self-guided hiking where we’ll be surrounded by massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red, which soar into a bright blue sky.
CST 2087766-40. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.
On a day trip to Bryce Canyon, the leaders will offer shorter and longer hiking options through red forests of hoodoos (unique pillars of rock sculptured by the forces of erosion). We stay three nights in the Bumbleberry Inn in Springdale near Zion. Price includes bus, shared motel room, all admissions, snacks, and driver gratuity. Depart early Sat. from Redondo Beach and return Tues. night. Cancellation penalty is $40. If you cancel less than 30 days before departure, you will only receive a refund if the trip is full. Send 2 business-size SASEs, H&W phones, email, and check to PVSB Sierra Club for $391 to Dave Hixson, 15120 Polly Ave., Lawndale, CA 90260. Ldrs: Judy Shane (firstname.lastname@example.org
) & Dave Hixson (email@example.com
Find information on Palos Verdes-South Bay Group activities by visiting our Activities Calendar page.
Harwood Lodge was built in 1930 as a memorial to Aurelia S. Harwood, past president of the Sierra Club and Angeles Chapter leader. The lodge stands today as a place to get away from the city and enjoy the solitude of clear mountain air and blue skies.
The Purposes of the Sierra Club
- To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth
- To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystem and resources
- To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment
- To use all lawful means to carry out these objectives