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State Trails Day Kickoff Happy Hour - Save the Dates Join in for the next Trails & Al Mark W. Apr 6, 2015 3:50 PM
Join us for a Backpacking Fundamentals Course - Are your ready to backpack?  Here's a chance to learn and experience backpacking in our local wilderness.  Details below...sign up now via email to [address removed] Curt C. Feb 20, 2015 2:24 PM
Protect Coastal Access, Send an Email Today -   Mark W. Feb 10, 2015 3:10 PM
Annual Member Donation - Greetings Santa Barbara County Hikers, As we start the new year are asking that our members make an annual donation to the Santa Barbara County Trails Council, sponsor of the Santa Barbara County Hikers Meetup.  This $25.00 donation includes a Curt C. Dec 21, 2014 1:28 PM
Hike Leaders Needed - Greeting Hikers! We need some more hike leaders, especially those that like hikes in the 4-8 mile range that are easier than Jeff's power hikes.  If you're willing to lead, just shoot me an email and let me know where you want to go and when. Curt C. Nov 13, 2014 11:25 AM
Trailways to Health - If you are anything like me you're frequently encouraging others to get out and take advan Mark W. Oct 10, 2014 11:41 AM
Last Chance - Help Secure a Coastal Trail - Send a Selfie Postcard - Community Support for Coastal Access and Trails is needed Deadline is September 18th for taking action. On September 23th, the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission will consider Mark W. Sep 15, 2014 11:46 AM
Help Secure Coastal Access and Trails - Send a Selfie Postcard On September 23th, the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission will consider how to provide public access to and along 2 miles of scenic shoreline on Gaviota’s Las Varas Ranch, including the location of California Coastal Tr Mark W. Sep 7, 2014 8:42 PM
URGENT: Save Gaviota Coastal Access and Open Space! - Mark W. Jul 25, 2014 12:15 PM
We need some hikes! - We are in need of some hikes to populate our Meetup Group, which means that we are also in need of some willing hike leaders.  Got an idea?  Want to lead a hike?  Send me what you would like to do and I can give you some guidelines and help get it p Curt C. May 13, 2014 3:25 PM
Second Annual "Visions of the Gaviota Coast" - Mark W. Apr 17, 2014 11:24 AM
Meetup Site Issues - Greetings Hikers, As you may have noticed Meetup.com was having some major issues with their website.  This affected all meetup groups, not just ours.  Obviously it has been frustrating if you were trying to see what was happening or update a Curt C. Mar 3, 2014 2:02 PM
Upcoming Hike Scheduling & Leaders - Thank you all for volunteering to lead hikes for the Meetup Group .  I appreciate all of your help.  I'm looking at the calendar for the rest of February and March and would like to get some things scheduled or at least get hike Curt C. Feb 11, 2014 6:51 PM
Support Our Trail Volunteers! - Greetings Hikers, Sadly, the Volunteer Wilderness Ranger headquarters off of Paradise Road in Santa Barbara County was burned last year in the White Fire.    Within the headquarters were many of the tools and gear that we use to maintai Curt C. Feb 3, 2014 9:33 AM
Hike Leader Next Saturday Feb 8th - I'm going to be out of town and am looking for a hike and leader for next Saturday, Feb 8th.  You can choose the hike and details.  I will help you get it posted to the site.  Let me know asap [address removed] If you have not checked out t Curt C. Feb 1, 2014 5:50 PM
Happy New Year Hikers! - We've pushed over the 1,000 member mark which means that there must be a few of you out there that would like to lead hikes.  I need some able bodied hike leaders to help out on the Saturday's when I can't lead.  Any one interested?  You lead, you g Curt C. Jan 13, 2014 9:52 AM
Los Olivos Day in the Country | Step into Nature - Good Morning, The Trails Council is taking its community outreach campaign to Los Olivos. We will be participating in the Day in the Country | Step into Nature Saturday, October 19,[masked]:00 a.m. – 4 Mark W. Oct 16, 2013 7:01 AM
Hike Requests for the next Month? - Greetings Hikers, My schedule for the next several weeks is getting full on Saturday's so I will be unable to lead hikes.  I'm looking for suggestions for places that you would like to hike while I am gone (and after I get back).  Where would Curt C. Sep 18, 2013 10:49 AM
Action Needed | Protect Public Access to the Gaviota Coast - Mark W. Aug 22, 2013 8:30 PM
Backcountry Hiking & Backpacking Update! - Greetings Hikers!  This is important info if you are planning on hiking or backpacking in the Los Padres Forest area of Santa Barbara County in the next month.  Please make sure you visit these links and understand the restrictions in place regarding Curt C. Aug 14, 2013 10:45 AM
Coastal Trail Advocacy Update for 07/20/13 - Greetings, For the last fiv Mark W. Jul 20, 2013 10:08 AM
ACTION ALERT for trail entusiasts - Greetings Trail Advocates ! We continue to work on our grassroots effort to get people to contact the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission with their concerns about trail development opportunities and coastal access along th Mark W. Jun 6, 2013 4:04 PM
White Rock Fire - Greetings Hikers I'm sending this message to ask for your help.  As you are probably aware the White Rock fire ripped through the Paradise Road area early this week.  What you may not know is that the one structure that burned housed the Volu Curt C. May 30, 2013 2:01 PM
Hike and Hike Leader for Saturday, May 11th - I need a hike and a hike leader for Saturday, May 11th at 9:00 am.  I will be gone that day.  Anyone interested?  Send me an email at [address removed] Thanks! Curt Curt C. Apr 30, 2013 11:46 AM
Our Faceboook Page - For those of you that have recently joined us and use Facebook you might want to check out our Santa Barbara County Hikers Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/­pages/Santa-Barbara-County-Hik­ers/121793117892673. And if you like it, feel free Curt C. Mar 25, 2013 8:59 PM
Any one need trekking poles...check this out! - Costco has the Cascade Mountain Tech carbon fiber cork handle hiking poles back in stock.   They cost less than 30 bucks for the pair with a variety of tips and snow baskets.  Here is their website  http://www.cascademountaintec­h.com/default.asp   Curt C. Mar 25, 2013 8:06 PM
Please Join the Santa Barbara Trails Council for our Annual Meeting - ANNUAL MEETING Help the Santa Barbara County Trails Council celebrate this year's Environmental Award honoree, Ben Munger, whose work on behalf of Midland School has opened new opportunities for hikers, trail runners and Curt C. Mar 15, 2013 7:31 AM
Backpacking - I am creating an interest list for those of you that are interested in and/or have experience backpacking.  We do not coordinate or sponsor backpack trips on this site, but I have allowed others to cross-post backpack trips on occasion.  I would lik Curt C. Mar 12, 2013 4:14 PM
Hike leader for Saturday, January 26th - I am going to be gone on Saturday, January 26th but I would still like to schedule a hike in Santa Barbara.  Is anyone willing to lead it?  What trail would you like to do?  Send me an email and I will put it together and post it on the site. Curt C. Jan 17, 2013 7:52 PM
Happy New Year Hikers! - 2013 is here and it's time to hike off those holiday pounds!  So tell me, where would you like to hike this year?  What trails would you like to explore?  What kinds of hikes to you like?  How long, how far, how hard?  Give me your feedback and I Curt C. Jan 1, 2013 7:39 PM
Check out the updated Facebook Page - Check out our updated Facebook page and while you're at it hit the Like button!  https://www.facebook.com/page­s/Santa-Barbara-County-Hikers/­121793117892673 There's still time to make a Membership Donation if you haven't already...and if you ha Curt C. Dec 4, 2012 8:15 AM
Annual Member Donation - Thanks to all of you that have made a donation to support Santa Barbara County Hikers Meetup.  As some of you remember, we used to collect a dollar for each hike.  We have done away with this and ask instead that you make an annual voluntary donation Curt C. Nov 2, 2012 3:15 PM
A Challenging Day Hike - If you're looking for a challenging day hike check this out. I hiked it on Monday with my fellow blog writers from REI   https://www.facebook.com/media­/set/ Curt C. Oct 31, 2012 8:27 AM
Saturday hike - Here is a link to the Saturday hike with the corrected time  http://www.meetup.com/Santa-Ba­rbara-County-Hikers/events/828­39232/ which is our normal time 9am to 12 noon Curt C. Sep 17, 2012 4:36 PM
Welcome New Members and Hello Old Ones! - For those of you that have not met me or not been on one of our hikes, Welcome to the Santa Barbara County Hikers Meetup.  I just returned (this morning) from a 4 day backpacking trip on the last section of the John Muir Trail  Curt C. Sep 8, 2012 9:57 PM
Hello from the Santa Barbara County Hikers Now at over 500 members! - Hello from the Santa Barbara County Hikers, we just crossed the 500 member mark.  That being said, it seems like we should be seeing at least 50 hikers every Saturday.  (That would still only be 10% of our membership).  So where are all of you?  Hi Curt C. Jul 31, 2012 8:05 PM
Best Day Hikes in Yosemite - Here's a story I did recently for the REI Blog on some of Yosemite's Best Day Hikes  http://findout.rei.com/blog_de­tail/?contentid=60183055578292­70745 If you're going to vi Curt C. Jul 22, 2012 3:17 PM
Sunday's Hike Moved to the Afternoon. - Sunday's Hike near Gaviota was moved to the afternoon, now starting at 12:30.  There are still 6 slots left.  The weather expected is clear and cool, perfect hiking weather.  Sign up here:  Bob C Jun 15, 2012 11:09 AM
If you're on Facebook please add the Santa Barbara County Outdoor Foundation to your like list. - https://www.facebook.com/pages­/Santa-Barbara-County-Outdoor-­Foundation/121793117892673 Add the Santa Barbara County Outdoor Foundation to your Curt C. May 22, 2012 7:56 PM
Need some volunteer hike leaders in May - Hello Hikers I am going to be unavailable to lead hikes on Saturday, May 5th and Saturday, May 12th.  Would be great if one of you would like to lead a hike in Santa Barbara on either or both of these Saturday's.  Send me an email if you woul Curt C. Apr 28, 2012 7:51 AM
My story on the REI Blog - For those of you that haven't met me, and those that have hiked with me, you can get to know more about me from this REI Blog Post  http://findout.rei.com/blog_de­ta Curt C. Mar 22, 2012 3:07 PM
Greetings Hikers - Hello Santa Barbara County Hikers! Hope that you can join us soon for a hike. Thanks to our new organizers for posting some new hikes throughout the week. I am thinking about organizing a backpack trip out to the Manzana area in lat Curt C. Mar 21, 2012 4:58 PM
Meetup details changed: Full Moon Happy Hour Hike! =o] is on Friday, March 9th NOT Thurs. 3/8 - I've updated this Meetup to FRIDAY 3/09/12... instead of thurs. 3/08... Sorry folks, I realized there was a schedule conflict as soon as I posted it. For more details, see the full listing: Leta (long e. Mar 3, 2012 8:42 PM
Event Organizers Needed - We need some more hikes! Which means that we need some more event organizers that are willing to organize some hikes. It could be once a week, once a month or once-in-while. Mainly it just needs to be consistent. With my current Curt C. Jan 28, 2012 6:51 PM
Upcoming Hikes - Just a reminder for our newer members and some of you that have been around awhile. I usually post the upcoming weekends hikes on Sunday or Monday before the hike. This keeps you from getting inundated with email reminders about hikes that Curt C. Jan 16, 2012 8:07 AM
Happy New Year Hikers! - 2012 is here and it's time to get out and hike...no going back on those new year's resolutions! We've made a few changes to our Meetup Group. We are now the "Santa Barbara County Hikers" since what we do the most is weekly hikes, and that Curt C. Jan 1, 2012 5:47 PM
Re: [Santa-Barbara-County-Outdoor-­Foundation] Meetup details changed: Sunset Happy Hour Hike, Bike or Stroll @ the Ellwood Bluffs Wine Bar & Tapas! - That's a good idea. I will be there. Are dogs allowed? I have a friendly yellow lab. Thomas On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 9:41 AM, Leta (long e) wrote: > Due to unfavorable weather, I've updated this Meetup from Fri. 11/11/11 to > Thomas C. Nov 11, 2011 9:48 AM
Meetup details changed: Sunset Happy Hour Hike, Bike or Stroll @ the Ellwood Bluffs Wine Bar & Tapas! - Due to unfavorable weather, I've updated this Meetup from Fri. 11/11/11 to SUNDAY 11/13/11. For more details, see the full listing: Leta (long e. Nov 11, 2011 9:41 AM
Fall Hiking - Happy Fall Hikers! We've had some great hiking weather in October! Curt C. Nov 8, 2011 9:20 AM
The Weather is Getting Great - It seems like the Santa Barbara Summer Gloom is going away finally! Today was a beautiful day for a hike with clear views of the Channel Islands and the Santa Barbara back country from on top of East Camino Cielo Road. I will be putting up Curt C. Oct 1, 2011 5:51 PM
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RE: [Santa-Barbara-County-Outdoor-­Foundation] Your Hike Leaders are Back! - Amy M. Sep 7, 2011 4:31 PM
Re: [Santa-Barbara-County-Outdoor-­Foundation] Your Hike Leaders are Back! - What an amazing accomplishment!! Congratulations!!   Can't wait to hear all the details. You guys are awesome!   d On 7 September[masked]:43, Curt Cragg user 1. Sep 7, 2011 11:07 AM
Your Hike Leaders are Back! - Your hike leaders just got back from our hike on the John Muir Trail. Made the summit of Mt. Whitney on Labor Day. 15 days of hiking 15 miles per day average, total of 210 miles. Our last day we h Curt C. Sep 7, 2011 10:43 AM
Re: [Santa-Barbara-County-Outdoor-­Foundation] Your hike leader are going on vacation! - Thanks for the advanced notice Curt.  I am going to be "out of it" all of Aug and Sept too so now I don't feel guilty for missing the easy hikes. I am encouraging a friend of mine Susan to join - I think she will - I ga Joy F. Aug 14, 2011 11:41 AM
Your hike leader are going on vacation! - Hey everyone, thanks for joining us on some of our recent hikes...and if you haven't joined us yet, please do soon. Your hike leaders are going to be hiking the John Muir Trail starting next Sunday, August 21st and returning after Labor Day aro Curt C. Aug 14, 2011 11:20 AM

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