4 to 5 mile hike with some steep uphill on Fort Ord Public Lands. Meet before 9:30 a.m. at Sear’s on 41st Ave. or at Deer Park Shopping Center in Aptos about 9:45. Park near gas station. To go direct, take Hwy. 1 south to Reservation Rd. exit. Follow Reservation Rd. to Portola just before Hwy. 68. Turn right. Parking off Portola. In a short distance, you will enter parking lot with restrooms. Bring lunch, water and $4 carpool. Rain cancels. Leader: Joan Brohmer, 462-3803.