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BEGIN EVENT UPDATE BEGIN EVENT UPDATE BEGIN EVENT UPDATE The event is full. The Payment Link has been removed. All hope is not lost. The following weekend there is another weekend cabin trip!!!!! https://www.meetup.com/IWantToDoThat/events/257221379/ OR The other option is to RSVP here to get on the wait list or to get priority for when this is done again. END EVENT UPDATE END EVENT UPDATE END EVENT UPDATE This is definitely something you wanted to do . . . just not alone. So we are pooling resources to make it happen!! Getting away for the weekend without breaking the bank. AND doing it with some new friends. What will we do? If you want to ski . . . that's an easy option. If you want to have a relaxing weekend away. That's another. Playing in the snow. Bowling is close. Hikes abound!!! We will do poker or games on Fri and/or Sat. There is of course Hot Tub time too!! Movies. Smores. Other suggestions welcome too! LIMITED TO 10 total. First 10 to send payment will secure their place. 5 spots filled already. This event is cross-posted so it will fill especially since low size. Some RSVP and do not complete payment. As such RSVP's shown do not reflect all attendees. What's included? Accommodations Fri to Sun. Gourmet Dinner on Sat eve. Breakfast on Sat and Sun. (pancakes, omelettes etc). A good amount of wine. What do you need to bring? Some wine (part of a wine-tasting game for Sat eve.) Sleeping bag or sheets if you are taking the rollaway or air mattress or couches. Bathing suit for the hot-tub. Skis and ski gear if you are going to hit the slopes on Sat or Sun. Potluck dish for Fri eve. And other snacks Tell me about the place? Semi-secluded with gorgeous mountain and sunset views located in the Moonridge neighborhood. Just minutes to the ski slopes, golf, lake, zoo, shops, and restaurants. Bear Mountain 1.0 Miles Snow Summit 3.0 Miles Big Bear Lake 3.1 Miles Oktoberfest 4.1 Miles Big Bear Village 4.2 Miles The Cabin: A three level cabin with a hot tub. Three bedrooms, two with a half baths fireplace grill cable TVs Free WiFi DVD player Fitted with all the conveniences of home, full kitchen with stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, blender, toaster, coffee maker, dishes, pots/pans, and more. Fresh towels, and beds are made up with fresh linens and plenty of cozy blankets. Freshly cleaned and ready before our stay, and in after us to take care of any details What are the sleeping arrangements and how many? The cabin sleeps 6 easily. It sleeps 8 ok. It sleeps a max of 10. 6 places taken at the moment. Sleeping Accommodations: Bedroom one (upstairs) queen bed (two people) (filled) Bedroom two (upstairs) two twin beds (two people) (filled) Bedroom three (downstairs) queen bed (two people) (filled) Living Room (main floor) two couches (two people) 1 Roll-away (upstairs) to be used in bedroom 1 or 2 1 Air Mattress (upstairs) to be used in bedroom 1 or 2 We will try and carpool as best as possible. How much will this cost? An average hotel would cost around $180 for two nights. This will cost $150 per person for the beds. $135 Per person for the couches or roll-aways. This includes dinner and all the other community aspect. So it's less expensive and more fun. This is being done as a fun thing. So join if you can. Refund policy: Refunds given up to one week before state event start time. Less than one week: Refund given if person from wait-list replaces. If no replace: credit can be given towards certain other paid events on the group.
**This is a FREE guided hike with great views, some fascinating history, and a good workout. We will walk BRISKLY! The big stairway is optional, but there are some decent hill climbs (all on paths) and another 93-step stairway. Hike is MODERATE, based mainly on the overall length. There is a bailout opportunity that shortens the route by 3.5 miles if needed. DOG FRIENDLY (if your dog is friendly!) **Wear shoes with good grip for trail walking - there is one steep section. Trail has little shade - bring plenty of water. Restrooms only available at the start and at about 6.5 miles at the Bark Park. Event will be cancelled in the event of significant rain within 1 day of the hike or heavy rain forecast. In the aftermath of the massive Woolsey Fire, these hills were burned completely. Due to this particularly wet winter, nature has vibrantly shown how life carries on and comes back - the hills are now grassy and bright green like the hills of Ireland. The oaks are sprouting new growth, and animals are repopulating. It's a spectacular environment just beyond the concrete of the city. You may have heard about the "Calabasas Stairs." They're only accessible via a relatively obscure trail hike, and they ascend a drainage slope to a locked gate at The Oaks of Calabasas - the neighborhood made infamous by Justin Beiber, the Kardashians, Britney Spears, etc. There are 470 concrete steps with handrails on this stairway, but only 376 are accessible below a gate - you can go around the gate and hit the rest of them with no problem. We'll let you do this stairway several times if you like. Other than Murphy Ranch, where the stairs are disintegrating and which is theoretically verboten (!), this is the longest single public stairway in the Los Angeles region. It's the highlight of a 7.8 mile hike that includes one other rustic 93-step wooden stairway, with about 1,350 feet of total climb. We begin at the Starbucks on Agoura Road just west of Las Virgenes Rd. near the 101. If you're a Starbucks customer (or will be patronizing other shops/restaurants) then you're good to park in the shopping center lot, or you can park on Agoura Road. We'll start up the Anza/Heritage Trail where we'll be on part of the historical route of Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza, which was later the mission trail el Camino Real, and we'll see a bit of the ruins of the original Ventura Highway (before it became the 101 freeway) - you remember it from the song (everyone will be required to sing). About 2 miles in we descend a short steep scrambly section to the base of this monster staircase that services a hillside of flood-control swales. 4 ascents on this beast is like climbing the Empire State Building! Then once the showoffs are done, we continue on the hike, looping around below the exclusive neighborhoods through some beautiful hills. A rustic 93-step railroad-tie stairway connects two trails, and we'll see the site of a man-made wildlife spring and a mysteriously missing historical marker. Eventually we drop into the Bark Park off Las Virgenes Road, then return to the start, where there are some lunch options such as Sharky's. ============================================ Disclaimer: Event is led by Dave and Kristy Moorman. Please ensure that you are in good health before participating in the rigorous activity that this is. As the organizers, Dave and Kristy Moorman assume absolutely no responsibility for the participants. If you choose to participate, you assume all responsibility for yourself and agree not to hold the leaders, their helpers in the group, or any designated sweep (the person walking at the rear) liable in any way. ============================================ Here is the Google Map of the route: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?fbclid=IwAR2kpQOB4LrKsSZZdwQZTHDnzrRQMIVI8RIRu9sEPhhlnh8tE0bc40pL42w&mid=1jtKKQwYhsfOrkeL7fdo_pPjoOjInAPxJ&ll=34.142125332612146%2C-118.68901425000001&z=15
Join us for a fun immersive walking tour exploring various interesting sites and sounds on Western Ave. in Korea Town! COST: $15 per person :-) for the tour (Lunch is not included but delicious and interesting food sampling is included) Let's meet at Paris Baguette Bakery and you can get coffee or pastry before we get started. We will start with the intro at 10am but Elad and I will be there earlier sipping coffee:-)This tour will be offered on Saturdays 3/2 & 3/23. To Register & RSVP: Go to: https://www.1hupe.org/donate After $15 donation. RSVP on the meetup page. **Send us a message saying which tour/date you are signing up for because sometimes the notifications don't come through. You will learn about Korean food and products in general as well as about Korean culture in general. We will check out a supermarket and different stores and markets in Madang Courtyard and on Western Ave. We will look at traditional Korean clothing, visit a K-pop Store, visit the sesame/perilla oil pressing store..and much much more! We will get to see, and smell the freshly pressed intensely aromatic and flavorful oil. They take only cash if you want to get anything. In the end, we will loop back around to Madang and learn about different Korean food and all eat together at the delicious new Jeong Yuk Jum restaurant. This is one of our new fave place for Korean food and bbq! The prices are fairly reasonable and we can do this family style so everyone can taste the different dishes. If you can, bring cash so it'll be easier to do the bill for lunch. We make reservations for around 12 :00p. We generally keep the bill to under $20 per person. You don't have to stay for lunch if you need to leave early. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing/shoes & have sun protection. We will be stop and go walking about 2 miles. PARKING: Garage parking entrance on Manhattan Place side (H Mart sign). We can get 4 hours validation from Jeong Yuk Jum. After that it is $2.00 every 15 mins max $16.00. Otherwise, you could check for street parking. One of our members was so helpful to let us know that there is a parking lot area where there is no fee (as long as there is no event going on around the area). 3846 Wilshire Blvd., right next to the Bank of Hope, across the Star Night building. Last time he parked there he noticed a sign that said 'Park at your own risk', but he didn't see anything weird. It is about a block and a half away from the MaDang Courtyard plaza. We appreciate any and all donations so we can continue to offer more diverse tours and events. If you would like to donate, you can donate directly to the host at the events or go to our Donate web page.