À propos de ce groupe

While this group is primarily focused on hiking, we also enjoy other forms of outdoor fun such as canoeing, biking, kayaking, camping and backpacking.... and a variety of special events including concerts, beach parties, museum, garden, art and holiday walks.

Our success is based in part on our ability to increase the fun factor of outdoor events, often including a social activity such as picnics that include food and beverage. Our organizers also design conditioning hikes that are intended to enhance aerobic fitness and endurance. Our group has peaked virtually all the major mountains in Southern California, including Mt. Whitney. We strive to offer the most fun and scenic outdoor activities available to residents of Orange County.... events that are both in and out of area.

Our group is diverse, including young/middle/senior ages, singles and couples, and a mix of people with differing racial/ethnic/cultural/religious/political backgrounds. The unity of the Sunset Hikes Meetup centers on our shared love of fun, outdoor activities.

We do NOT ask for donations to support our administrative costs or charitable pursuits, however we do ask that you actively and enthusiastically participate in our events. So come on out! Make new friends, get some exercise, and enjoy the great outdoors. We are all about having fun!

Check out the "Our Calendar" tab for a schedule of upcoming activities. We look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon....

We welcome you to the Sunrise to Sunset Hiking family!

Disclaimer:

Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

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Cuba- hike, explore, swim, salsa, cenote, and horseback

We will be going to Cuba over Thanksgiving for an amazing and fascinating trip! I am going to Mexico City Nov 21st for a few days first, (you can join in this plan) and flying from there as it is less expensive and easier, to Cuba, on the 24th. This will be an 8 night tour with guide and driver. We will see Havana, Vinales, Cienfuegos and Bay of Pigs, and Trinidad and Santa Clara, with a detailed schedule to follow shortly. We will site see, hike to a waterfall, swim in a cenote, horseback ride, visit an organic farm, drink in clubs, learn salsa, meet lots of local people (as this is a people to people visit). We will stay in local houses, this is not a Marriott trip. The casas have private rooms (2 to a room unless you want your own with a single supplement), they have private bathroom and air conditioner. No luxury though. Everyone who goes says it is amazing! The tour ends Dec 2nd, and I am flying back to Mexico City and then back to Tijuana the same day. Please reply ASAP if you are interested. The price (for Cuba, the cost is a range of approximately from $800-$950) This includes all breakfasts, driver, guide, and airport transfers. You will need some money (guessing $[masked] depending on where you want to eat, what you want to do, and how much you drink and what you buy. More details to come. You will need to book your airfare (approx $450 my way of flying from Tijuana to Mexico, round trip, then Mexico to Havana round trip. (You can book less expensive if you want to arrive at midnight). IMPORTANT- I have booked my flights and please book yours immediately as flights are limited and prices go up. My flights are: Thurs Nov 21 Tijuana to Mexico City. Aeromexico Flight # 1835 leaving at 9:35 am returning Monday Dec 2nd 7:10 pm Flight 184. (we are going there for a few days, you can join or just arrive in Mexico City or get to Havana by Nov 24 before midnight. Round trip Mex city to Havana Interjet Nov 24th Flight 2900 at 13:15 and return Dec 2nd Flight 2901 Depart 12:30 arrive 14:50. Join these or use others, but seats are limited and economy prices will go up! The tour will be amazing, I am getting exact prices and will inform you of how to pay, it may be half now and half on arrival. I will update on Visas. If you go through Mexico or another country it is Visa on arrival. Through the US is more complicated. Please Book your flights, and post what days you are going and we will arrange hotels and other details. DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

ADVANCED BEGINNER Hike on the trails next to Laguna Lake.

ABOUT THE HIKE: Explore the Nora Kutner and Castlewood trails that lead west from Laguna Lake. Enjoy a beautiful morning hike. This ADVANCED BEGINNER 6 mile hike is a moderately paced walk with multiple inclines; however, the they are not very long. Also, there are flat and down hill treks as well. These paths are a wonderful escape from urban Orange County. The trails begin next to Laguna Lake. Rain on the proceeding day or forecast for the day of the hike will cancel it. The hike is dog friendly. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From the 91 Freeway in Fullerton, take the Euclid exit heading north. Laguna Lake is found by going up Euclid approximately four miles and turning when you see the sign for the Lake. DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

Multi-level (3, 5, 7, 10 mile) Evening Hike on the Newport Back Bay

Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center

ABOUT THE HIKE: This is a beautiful 10 mile (or less) hike around the upper Newport Bay - intermediate level and up. This hike features minimal elevation gain, awesome views and paved trails. Fit dogs welcome! This 200 million year old estuary is home to over 200 species of birds. Get away mid week and cool off! You may also hike 3, 5, or 7 miles as an alternative. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From the 73 freeway, take the Irvine Blvd exit heading toward the coast. Turn left on University; there is parking on the street or the parking lot located on this corner. We meet at the trail head closest to the parking lot entrance @ the picnic table. DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

Evening Hike in Irvine's Beautiful Shady Canyon

Join Meetup friends for a fun, relaxing, evening hike on the beautifully maintained and scenic Shady Canyon Trail in Irvine. ABOUT THE HIKE: This out and back trail provides for a flexible pace that accommodates beginner and experienced hikers alike. The route follows a multi-purpose trail that includes your choice of either paved or hard pack dirt. The trail provides lovely views of the Sand Canyon Reservoir, the Strawberry Farms Golf Course, and the naturally vegetated adjoining hills of Sand Canyon. Our mid hike rest stop is the Turtle Rock Community Park, with rest rooms and drinking fountains, where we will regroup for 5/10 minutes... returning the same route to our trail head parking area. SUMMARY: Distance: 5.5 miles round trip Elevation gain/loss: approximately 500 feet Total hiking time: approximately two hours Level of Difficulty: Beginner ADDITIONAL HIKE NOTES: This is a relatively safe, year round evening hiking experience. Depending on the time of year, a flash light becomes helpful. Leashed dogs are welcome on the Shady Canyon Trail. AFTER THE HIKE: There are several reasonably priced restaurants adjacent to Starbucks within the Quail Hill Shopping Center for those that wish to stay for dinner following the hike in a lovely outdoor patio setting. They include Sharkey's, Natraj's Tandoori, Nalu's Island Grill, Lucca Cafe, Subway, etc. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: The Meetup location is just off the 405 Freeway, take Sand Canyon south and turn into the Quail Hill Shopping Center. Driving North on I-405: Take the Sand Canyon Ave exit toward Shady Canyon Dr (0.3 mi), turn left at Sand Canyon Ave (0.4 mi), at the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Quail Hill (0.2 mi), and then turn left at Passage (the destination will be on the right). Driving South on I-405: Take the Sand Canyon Ave exit toward Shady Canyon Dr (0.3 mi), turn right at Sand Canyon Ave (0.2 mi), at the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Quail Hill (0.2 mi), and turn left at Passage (the destination will be on the right) MEETUP LOCATION: Entering the Quail Hill Shopping Center, the Starbucks Meetup location is on the right or south side of the Center. DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

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