• Urban Hike in Playa del Rey

    The corner of Rindge and Waterview

    Do you need a break in your workweek? Does the thought of hiking along the beach and adjacent hills brighten your spirits? Then join us for the Playa Del Rey conditioning walk. Afterwards we will stop by a local restaurant for refreshments (MO’s). The walk is 5 miles round trip, with about 200 ft gain and loss. Directions to meeting point: Go West on Culver Blvd, to Nicholson, turn Left (Note: Nicholson turns into Pershing) and continue on Pershing to Waterview (1/2 mi), turn Right to top-of-the-hill, (corner of Rindge and Waterview). Where the NW corner fence of LAX meets the homes overlooking the ocean. You an also get there from Manchester as well. Easy access to the starting point is also possible from Manchester Ave. and from Vista Del Mar. The fun starts at 7:00pm. Rain Cancels. No dogs, please. Link to starting point: http://www.sc2030singles.org/images/PDR_Walk_Graphic_092009.JPG

  • Let's Hike our Way to Fitness in Time for Summer

    Sandstone Peak Trailhead Parking

    Two months 21 days until summer officially starts Join us to the tallest point in the Santa Monica Mountains, Sandstone Peak (3111ft). We’ll take the scenic Mishe Mokwa loop trail. Along the way we’ll encounter other popular spots such as Balance Rock and Split Rock. Mileage: 6.5 miles round trip Elevation gain: 1,600 ft. Length of time: 5 hours including lunch, and breaks. End time should be around 2pm. Bring: ten essentials, shoes with good traction, 2 to 3 liters of water, windbreaker, sun protection, snacks, lunch, your camera and your sense of adventure. Please layer accordingly Restrooms are available at the parking area before the trail head. We will be meeting at 8:00 am at Malibu Civic Center Library for ride share. If lot not available, park on the street. From Pacific Cost Hwy, N on Webb Way, R on Civic Center Way. If you are planning to meet us at the trail head, meet up time is 9:00 am. Once you pass Circle X Ranch on your right hand side on Yerba Buena Rd, the Sandstone Peak trail head will be a mile away. Trail head parking is on the left-hand side in a dirt lot. Please be advised that cell reception is spotty at best. If you are running late, I will not be able to respond if you send a message. Google Maps directions to the rideshare point: https://goo.gl/maps/sn9yvvdipuD2 Google Maps directions to the trailhead: https://goo.gl/maps/E2oigSP4ai72 Note: Any rain or storms, fires, hike will be canceled, and rescheduled for another time. NO DOGS

  • O: Trail Maintenance in the Santa Monica Mountains

    Needs a location

    Join us for trail maintenance in the Santa Monica Mountains. Volunteer your time and energy to give something back to the trails we love to hike! Interested? Want to sign up? Please surf over to: http://sc2030.org , or https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7010Z0000027S29QAE

  • Pinnacles National Park Car Camp

    Pinnacles Campground

    $65.00

    Explore one of America’s Newest National Parks with the 20s & 30s Section of the Angeles Chapter Sierra Club! Join us as we hike and camp at Pinnacles National Park! Campground: Pinnacles Campground is accessed only from the east side of the Park as there are no connecting roads between the two entrances of Pinnacles. Each campsite has picnic tables, a fire ring, and nearby water spigots. Oak trees provide shade many campsites. Coin-operated showers and a dump station are available. There is also a swimming pool in the campground that is typically open from middle of April through the end of September, depending on the weather trend. Lastly, there is a nearby camp store, open daily from 9:30 am until 4:30 pm. We have limited parking available at the campground, averaging three people per parking spot. Parking spots will be allocated to carpools of three or more per vehicle, then, space permitting two or more per vehicle. Overflow parking is available. Food: Many meals and beverages are provided on this trip! Breakfast burritos, juice, coffee, trail lunch featuring deli meat sandwiches, potluck dinner featuring spaghetti and meatballs, salads, s’mores, and a grab and go breakfast will all be provided to participants! What’s Included: The trip fee will cover the campsites, food (as mentioned above), warm dish water with dish soap, and a few other basic amenities. Group Chores: We ask that each participant help out around camp and mealtimes. Tasks will include helping to prepare the meals, helping to clean dishes, and taking trash from our campsite to the dump area. Each participant will be able to sign up for their preferred task(s). Itinerary: Friday: Arrive any time after 1:00pm on Friday, June 7thand any time before 9:00am on Saturday, June 8th. After arriving at camp, you can set up camp, explore the campground, stop at the Visitor Center, prepare your own dinner, and gather around for a campfire once it gets dark. Materials for s’mores will be provided once the campfire gets going. Saturday: We’ll have a 7:30am wake up followed by breakfast burritos, coffee, and juice. We will also prepare our trail lunches (sandwiches and fruit), before heading out on our hike at 9:00am. We’ll carpool to the Bear Gulch Day Use Area where we will start our 5.5-mile hike. We will be hiking the High Peaks Trail to Condor Gulch through the heart of the Pinnacles rock formations. We will then take the High Peaks Trail for about 2 miles, complete the “Steep and Narrow Section”, and continue towards Tunnel Trail (0.7 miles). We’ll then join with the High Peaks Trail for about 0.6 miles before returning on the Condor Gulch Trail for about 2.0 miles and reuniting with our vehicles. If we’re lucky, we will see some California Condor flying overhead! After our moderately strenuous hike, we will return to camp and freshen up. Our pot luck dinner featuring spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread, salad, and more(!) will be served around 5:00pm. We’ll enjoy another campfire and s’mores complete with lots of laughs. Please Bring Your Own Beverages (BYOB). Sunday: We’ll have an 8:00am wake up and a more “grab and go” type breakfast will be provided (bagels, muffins, coffee, juice, fruit). Participants will pack up camp and can either head back to home or stay for an optional hike to the Bear Gulch Reservoir (approximately 2.5 miles roundtrip). Bring your cameras! Registration: Sound good? Email [masked] to sign up and/or with any questions or concerns. Fees can be paid via PayPay or check. Instructions for payment will be sent via email upon registration. Cost is $65 per person. To comply with National Park Service regulations, fees charged are only used to cover direct expenses (campsite fees, food, entrance fees, etc.) There will be no financial profit from this activity. CST[masked]. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

  • Urban Hike in Playa del Rey

    The corner of Rindge and Waterview

    Do you need a break in your workweek? Does the thought of hiking along the beach and adjacent hills brighten your spirits? Then join us for the Playa Del Rey conditioning walk. Afterwards we will stop by a local restaurant for refreshments (MO’s). The walk is 5 miles round trip, with about 200 ft gain and loss. Directions to meeting point: Go West on Culver Blvd, to Nicholson, turn Left (Note: Nicholson turns into Pershing) and continue on Pershing to Waterview (1/2 mi), turn Right to top-of-the-hill, (corner of Rindge and Waterview). Where the NW corner fence of LAX meets the homes overlooking the ocean. You an also get there from Manchester as well. Easy access to the starting point is also possible from Manchester Ave. and from Vista Del Mar. The fun starts at 7:00pm. Rain Cancels. No dogs, please. Link to starting point: http://www.sc2030singles.org/images/PDR_Walk_Graphic_092009.JPG

  • Urban Hike in Playa del Rey

    The corner of Rindge and Waterview

    Do you need a break in your workweek? Does the thought of hiking along the beach and adjacent hills brighten your spirits? Then join us for the Playa Del Rey conditioning walk. Afterwards we will stop by a local restaurant for refreshments (MO’s). The walk is 5 miles round trip, with about 200 ft gain and loss. Directions to meeting point: Go West on Culver Blvd, to Nicholson, turn Left (Note: Nicholson turns into Pershing) and continue on Pershing to Waterview (1/2 mi), turn Right to top-of-the-hill, (corner of Rindge and Waterview). Where the NW corner fence of LAX meets the homes overlooking the ocean. You an also get there from Manchester as well. Easy access to the starting point is also possible from Manchester Ave. and from Vista Del Mar. The fun starts at 7:00pm. Rain Cancels. No dogs, please. Link to starting point: http://www.sc2030singles.org/images/PDR_Walk_Graphic_092009.JPG

  • Urban Hike in Playa del Rey

    The corner of Rindge and Waterview

    Do you need a break in your workweek? Does the thought of hiking along the beach and adjacent hills brighten your spirits? Then join us for the Playa Del Rey conditioning walk. Afterwards we will stop by a local restaurant for refreshments (MO’s). The walk is 5 miles round trip, with about 200 ft gain and loss. Directions to meeting point: Go West on Culver Blvd, to Nicholson, turn Left (Note: Nicholson turns into Pershing) and continue on Pershing to Waterview (1/2 mi), turn Right to top-of-the-hill, (corner of Rindge and Waterview). Where the NW corner fence of LAX meets the homes overlooking the ocean. You an also get there from Manchester as well. Easy access to the starting point is also possible from Manchester Ave. and from Vista Del Mar. The fun starts at 7:00pm. Rain Cancels. No dogs, please. Link to starting point: http://www.sc2030singles.org/images/PDR_Walk_Graphic_092009.JPG

  • Annual Catalina Island Labor-day weekend vacation (8/31/2019-9/2/2019)!

    Hello Sierra Club, Join us for a 3-day holiday weekend island vacation with many fun organized activities and a great bunch of people in a summer camp environment. The crystal blue water within footsteps and always in your sights. This affordable annual get-a-way has been occurring at Camp Emerald Bay for over 20 years and attracts over 300 participants each year. This is a not camping trip so you won't need a tent and you won't be roughing it! Great meals are prepared by experienced camp staff and served buffet style with seating in a large dining hall and outside deck. Breakfast may include eggs, pancakes, cereal, lots of great coffee. Lunches are either a sandwich bar or hot food. Dinners may consist of chicken, steak, salad bar, and dessert. Vegetarian/vegan/glutton free options are available up request. Accommodations are rustic cabins with electrical outlets or private constructed platform tents with cots (single or doubles available). Groups of friends may share a cabin. There are plenty of restrooms with flush toilets and hot showers close to all the accommodations. Your weekend includes organized hikes, snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, volleyball, yoga, happy hours, karaoke, mixers, dance lessons by professional instructors, dancing to a mix of tunes, awesome DJ, and a hosted sing-a-long campfire. We set-up many activities to help people make new friends - so coming by yourself if just fine. Activities are optional as you may just choose to relax all weekend and soak up the sun. Boats depart out of Long Beach early morning on Saturday (8/31) and return either Monday (9/2) mid morning or late afternoon. All ages over 21 are welcome - the age range is typically from the late 20s to 60s, couples, and singles. Everyone feels comfortable. Bring friends or come on your own (you will leave with new ones either way)!! To make a reservation: First reserve on meetup, then go to sc2030.org to officially register, obtain further information and make payment. PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE ON SC2030.ORG - NOT THROUGH WEPAY OR THROUGH MEETUP. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. Early-bird all-inclusive prices start at $299 (Prices increase after July 10 and does not include $24 weekend parking charge); price includes boat ride from Long Beach to/From Catalina Island, accommodations, activities, food and lots of fun. A complete information package including trip schedule and what to bring will be provided several weeks before the trip. No special equipment or clothing is needed. You will need a sleeping bag or blankets. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CatalinaIslandCampParadise/ Tell some friends! Captain Ron

  • Urban Hike in Playa del Rey

    The corner of Rindge and Waterview

    Do you need a break in your workweek? Does the thought of hiking along the beach and adjacent hills brighten your spirits? Then join us for the Playa Del Rey conditioning walk. Afterwards we will stop by a local restaurant for refreshments (MO’s). The walk is 5 miles round trip, with about 200 ft gain and loss. Directions to meeting point: Go West on Culver Blvd, to Nicholson, turn Left (Note: Nicholson turns into Pershing) and continue on Pershing to Waterview (1/2 mi), turn Right to top-of-the-hill, (corner of Rindge and Waterview). Where the NW corner fence of LAX meets the homes overlooking the ocean. You an also get there from Manchester as well. Easy access to the starting point is also possible from Manchester Ave. and from Vista Del Mar. The fun starts at 7:00pm. Rain Cancels. No dogs, please. Link to starting point: http://www.sc2030singles.org/images/PDR_Walk_Graphic_092009.JPG

  • Death Valley car camp to Telescope Peak!

    wildrose campground

    RSVP @ www.SC2030.org Must RSVP on Sierra Club 20's & 30's website. Meetup RSVP DOES NOT register you for the trip. Death Valley camping in September! Are we Crazy? NO! Join us on camping adventure as we camp at an elevation of 4000 ft in the mountains above Death Valley National Park on Friday evening (the days are warm and nights cool!). Trailhead in the 60's. Saturday, we'll hike to the top of Telescope Peak-the highest peak in the Park, at 11000 ft, with spectacular views in all directions. You will see Badwater in Death Valley on one side and the Panamint Valley on the other... The lowest (-282 ft below sea level Badwater Basin) and tallest (Mt. Whitney 14,505 ft) locations in the continental US can be seen from the top of Telescope peak. We also visit the Charcoal Kilns. The hike itself is a 14 mile round trip with 3000 ft elevation gain. The hike is considered strenous due to the gain and distance. The weather, while always unpredictable, should be in the 60's and 70's. Dress in layers, bring 10 essentials for the hike and camping gear. If we have more then 15 in the group, some of the group will do Wildrose Peak, a 2200' gain in 8.5 miles round trip. The first 12 to register and prepay will have their choice of peaks. Sunday optional peaks are available. Trip includes happy hour snacks, a Saturday night dinner & breakfast Sunday. BYOB. Bring your $20 check for the Sierra Club or send to the leader at 16300 Calahan St Sepulveda, Ca 91343 and include your membership numberor you can pay by Pay Pal ([masked]) and email leader with H & W #'s, e-mail, ride share info. Leader: David Hyman; Asst: Kevin Schlunegger & Bijan Mozaffarian. Cancellation Policy: Just let us know 2 days before the trip. Fees charged are only used to cover direct expenses (campsite fees, food, transportation, etc.) In the event of any financial profit from this activity, the funds are turned over to the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club leaders are all unpaid volunteers who want to share these places for you to enjoy. If you're not already a member, please consider joining the Sierra Club to show your support and help us protect more of nature's wild places. RSVP @ www.SC2030.org Must RSVP on Sierra Club 20's & 30's website. Meetup RSVP DOES NOT register you for the trip.