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As with many things on this group. This trip is special and different. This is the perfect time to explore our own backyard. California has so much stunning nature, and camping is a covid-safe social activity. Let's talk about covid first. We will proceed with safety as paramount. We have booked out the entire site so we will be able to control density, and distance on every level. Tents will be spaced from each other, and campfire will be divided among several so that distance kept there. Food prep will not be one single kitchen as normal but rather divided to several. Additionally we will forego the normal Pot Luck we do on arrival as the idea of food you did not personally prepare, with several people touching while serving, is just not a good thing at the moment. All restrooms are flush toilets and NOT pit/septic toilets. Being real porcelain they are able to be cleaned often and regularly, and actually be clean. We will also have free hot showers available. So we will very much manage distance, cleanliness/hygiene, and safety. Our site ALSO is: *on grass (most of it) and not dirt. As well as mostly shaded. *on the river so we can take a dip whenever we wish. * located close to (food) stores and restaurants so you do not need to totally rough it if the mood does not strike you. About fires. The SQF fire is 65% contained as of Oct 8. Smoke in the park is down to s low level haze. Most all restriction and closures lifted (except for those areas closer to the fire) And now you see the reason why the event not published earlier. Was waiting to see that park open from Covid, and Fires. We will have a safe event all around. Itinerary: Friday - - - Depart LA when you can. Google maps has it as 3:15 drive. Leave LA as late as 9PM and get there at Midnight. We can be in our site as early as noon on Friday. Sat - - - - - 8:00am to 5:00pm Enter the park and travel General Highway all the way to Grant's Grove. And hitting all the view and special points along the way. Moro, Grant, Sherman, the groves, Beetle, Crescent Meadow. Of course there are stunning waterfalls of Tokopah Falls, Grizzly Falls Roaring River Falls and Mist Falls. For those with the hiking bug. In the Sat AM will meet and head out base upon desired difficulty/intensity. Sunday: We can stay in our site to 5 PM. So there is no rush to depart. You can even go back into the park for the day and do what you missed on Sat and bookmarked. Cost per person: Camping for 2 nights (Fri and Sat) $95 (cost is due to Covid) https://py.pl/11N8I8 OK . . . Tell me about food and everything else. What's included? The logistics of us providing food (as well as food prep issues with Covid) are just not feasible or safe. Due to varied dietary needs, and food contact issues, it's better if bring what you like and prep it. There will be grills available. BUT there are also local options. No need to cook too much if you don't want to. Firewood: We will provide firewood to start out the eves. If you want a super roaring fire you can pickup some extra at the small store. Kids? Sure. If under 18 they are at no charge. Carpools? In the time of Covid carpool is more a challenge. People still request it. A Carpool resource of all attending goes out the week before (from experience earlier does not work). It can also be used as a Caravan resource to drive together in separate cars. How do I pay? https://py.pl/11N8I8 Refunds? If notice is given 15 day or more in advance of the event start then 100% refund. Less than 15 days full Credit will be applied to most any future event we run. I paid when do I get all the info? One Week before the event you will get a raft of info with the last best most current info. To see list of our other future events https://www.meetup.com/MoreToExplore/events/ Many come solo. Come alone and leave with friends. Great way to start a new circle. Come with friends & leave with more friends.
From the crew that brought you the Huntington Beach Bonfires, lets end this week on a good note at one of the coolest lounges in LA! Last Friday was an absolutely blast, and we’re doing it again! LIMITED SEATING, FIRST COME FIRST SERVE! - This Friday / October 23 - Live DJ - Girls Entrance Free 👸🏻 - Guys $25 🤵 (Charged by the venue, not us) - 8pm ~ 2am 🔥🔥🔥 - Terrace / Bar / Dancing / Hookah / Poker / Billiard / Jumbo Games / Karaoke🍸 💃 🎤 ♠️ - I.D. & Mask required to enter 🌟 - Walking around is allowed! - BYOB for Corkage fee ($25)🍾💰 (Cups & ice provided) - Lyft | Uber highly recommend 🚕 - Street parking also available - See you on Friday 👋👋🎉🎉🔥🔥 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_H32aG3g_SU
Join us for a 30 mile bike ride on the paved Santa Clarita bike trails which form the shape of an abstract four-leaf clover. BIKE RIDE QUALIFICATIONS: This bike ride is very pleasant and suitable for all bike riders who can ride at least 30 miles on mostly flat terrain at a speed of 12 to 15 miles per hour. This ride has one slightly uphill grade. SAFETY: *** You are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group. *** We will be practicing social distancing and riding single file separated by at least 6 feet between bicycles. HEALTH CONCERNS: Please read "Everything you need to know about riding your bike during the COVID-19 outbreak" at https://www.bicyclecolorado.org/bike-news/covid/ Be sure you are in good health. Please do not join us if you are coughing, sneezing, have a sore throat, have breathing problems, or have a fever. If you have had any of these symptoms in the last week please do not come. Please bring hand sanitizer or alcohol wipes for your own protection. We must be extremely careful and respect distance between each other and the health of others. ______________________________________ MEETING TIME: Arrive at the McDonalds parking lot at 8:30AM to get ready. Meet near the entrance of McDonalds at 8:45AM for introductions and a safety talk. We will depart at 9:00AM. RSVP: If you change your mind and are not coming on this bike ride, please change your RSVP to "No" so we are not waiting for you. ______________________________________ LUNCH and SNACKS: Please bring your own lunch, snacks and water to keep hydrated. We will have rest stops along the way. We will also stop for a take-out food if you prefer this option at Rattler's BBQ Restaurant 26495 Golden Valley Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91350 See Yelp reviews of Rattlers at http://www.yelp.com/biz/rattlers-bar-b-que-santa-clarita ______________________________________ BIKE ROUTE MAP: See a map of the Santa Clarita Bike Trails at https://www.meetup.com/cyclegroup/photos/17733232/469627685/ ______________________________________ PLEASE FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES: RSVP: If you can't come please change your RSVP to "No" so we are not waiting for you. BICYCLE: Make sure your bicycle is in good working condition with the tires properly inflated and the chain lubricated prior to the ride. RULES OF THE ROAD: Safety is always our first concern. Use standard hand signals (http://www.meetup.com/cyclegroup/pages/5_Hand_Signals_for_Bicycle_Rides/) for group rides and obey all traffic stops and signals. SPARE TIRE TUBES: You need to know how to change your own bicycle tire tubes if you get a flat tire. Please bring 2 spare tire tubes, levers, a small bicycle pump or CO2 cartridges to fill your tires with air once you change the bicycle tire tube. If you don't have spare tire tubes you might have to call a taxi to take you and your bicycle back to your car! MONEY and PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION: Please bring money and your drivers license and emergency contact information. BIKE LOCK: Do not leave your bicycle unlocked at any time. Please bring your own bicycle lock. WAIVER OF LIABILITY: Please read this important disclaimer: This Meetup group, it's organizers and members take no responsibility for any injuries nor accidents that may occur during events. By joining this ride you take full responsibility for your own safety. Please ensure that you are in good health before participating and understand that there is risk involved in your participation. This Meetup group does not certify the qualifications of any of it's organizers or trip leaders, and they are not responsible for your safety. We are all just participants. ___________________________ Everybody must sign up for this event through Meetup individually. No guests allowed. This bike ride is crossposted in other Meetup groups. The main group coordinating this bike ride is Southern California Cycling Group at http://meetup.com/cyclegroup
Are there things you always want to do that, . . . just not alone? Are there other things you always wanted to try . . . just you never had the courage, opportunity/access or invitation to do so? Well, . . . . here is your chance. During the pandemic things have shifted to online. And there is been the long running meme or joke of people saying they were at their meetings with no pants on. Like many things that have gone online . . . so too have nudists. So if you ever had the desire to see what the big deal is all about . . . now is your chance. Let me explain . . . there is an event that is on our group yearly . . .it is called the World Nude Bike Ride Los Angeles https://wnbrla.com/rider-photo-galleries It got nixed this year. It was a safe way for normies to be able to take a peek in and even join in to a thing they would normally never do. And they might even like it. With that same spirit in mind . . . Some local nudists are taking to online. Here it is: If you're going to be home this weekend and are getting cabin fever from being stuck at home, or bored with Netflix, join us for our Online Game Party. Clothing is optional, which means you can wear as little, or as much, as you're comfortable with, understanding that most of us are going to opt out of our clothes. If you're offended by nudity you should probably find another activity. We have a variety of games that we will play together online (with or without clothes!) from different “You Don’t Know Jack” party games to Cards Against Humanity to Bingo, Never Have I Ever, Name That Tune, and others. All the while we'll have a BYOB cocktail party (alcohol not required, but it’s more fun that way)! The link to join our party from your computer, tablet or smartphone is: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/966205501 It's important to be on time to join in, otherwise you'll have to wait until whatever game is being played is finished. Then you'll be able to join the next game. So put on your best open mind and why not try something new . . . while in the safety of your own home. Here is the link to the main place posted if you want to ask them questions https://www.meetup.com/nature-519/events/273624237/ If you are upset this event is being posted. . . feel free to message to the group leads (of I want to do that https://www.meetup.com/members/273063881/ ) . They will be more than happy to address your concerns. There is no need to troll this event in the comments. That will be removed and you will be also.