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  • We generally have about one hike each month. If you don't see one here, check our past hikes to get a sense of what we do. We'll have a new hike posted soon.

    We also offer a few multi-day trips each year. Our "regulars" tend to be Death Valley (Dec 28-Jan 1) and Mt. Lassen (summer). This gives people an opportunity to enjoy the campfire with other "science geeks." Events tend to be low key, and on some hikes I know more about the local geology than other hikes, but other members often fill in with information when I'm lacking :-)

    If you'd like to suggest a hike, or look at hikes others have suggested, go to Discussions ... Message Boards ... Suggested New Hikes.

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  • Mamie Chow, L.

    I can't believe I'm only just finding out about this group! Really looking forward to the first day-long hike that is organized. Thanks so much for this terrific and fun resource!

    December 6

  • Digne

    Mono Lake/Basin and Bodie, the abandoned mining town (Calif. Historic State Park) would make a good 2-day meetup in Sep.-Oct.

    2 · June 14

  • Joan R.

    just got word of this trip, too late to come. how can i get word earlier?

    May 29

  • Digne

    The petroglyphs at China Lake and nearby Trona Pinnacles would make an interesting meetup in Sep.-Oct.

    2 · May 11

  • steve g.

    I've always been interested in the geology of the Bay Area. I'm looking forward to your next outing!

    1 · April 22

  • Annerose K.

    Hello Lee,
    What are the plans for the Death Valley excursion?
    I really would like to visit this place. It's only six weeks until the end of the year. We need to make plans!Annerose

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    November 18, 2015

    • Digne

      Lee has a good template for D.V. with an optional trip to Racetrack Playa.

      November 18, 2015

  • Digne

    Any interest in Death Valley 12/29-31? It's a wonderful place for "renewal". It had a great flood recently http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/11/04/1444511/-A-Large-Lake-Fills-the-Bottom-of-Death-Valley-1000-Year-Flood-Damages-Scotty-s-Castle which has changed the terrain. Wildflowers abound. Also, Zabriskie Pt. has reopened after an upgrade.

    2 · November 18, 2015

  • CaryLynn

    Lee I paid u $12 at the Sutro Baths hike for the year so I didn't have to keep remembering to bring a dollar....thanks! I'll donate more when I can I love your hikes and valuable information about the area we live in!

    1 · March 2, 2015

  • Reba/earthseekinmama

    Hi Lee and Katie. Looks like some fun hikes!

    April 19, 2014

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  • Vivian

    I just moved to the Bay area. I love hiking, am interested in geography and... more

  • Lee T.
    Organizer,
    Event Host

    I enjoy the people on these hikes maybe more than the rocks :-)

  • Rajul

    I love aerobic exercise, but I don't hike to get it. I hike to enjoy Nature. So... We'll see if... more

  • Ash

    Hi, I'm a graduate student in Berkeley who enjoys big hikes and camping. I'm new... more

  • Diane B.

    Hi I am Diane & enjoyed living off the land in Idaho when I was younger, sold rocks to shops for... more

  • Reba/earth­seekinmama­

    Hi. I'm a mom, a teacher, and an artist living in SF.

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