FEBRUARY 15 -- Robert L Stevenson State Park Table Rock. Enjoy
gorgeous rolling hills, wooded forests, interesting volcanic rock
formations and stunning views of Napa Valley! Bring lunch, snack,
water, hat and treaded shoes. Class M-4.2-A Carpool: 8:30 am in
front of Middletown Mugshots coffee shop on corner of Hwy 29 &
175. Meet 9 am in RLS State Park Parking lot on Hwy 29, 6.1 miles
south of Twin Pine Casino in Middletown. RSVP Leader Julie Kreis
707-987-9040 or email@example.com Rain cancels.
FEBRUARY 25 -- Rabbit Hill in Middletown Join us in a history stroll up Rabbit Hill with some natural history
thrown in. Class E-1-A Meet 9 am. Perry’s Deli at south end of
Middletown. Leader: Pete McGee 942-1373 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MARCH 7 -- Knoxville Wildlife Area.
This 20 thousand acre CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife preserve is
little used by hikers. We'll hike up a secluded valley, discover an old
gravesite above Knoxville, pass an old windmill along a beautiful
meadow and creek, cross a 600 ft. high ridge and get excellent views of
Mt. St. Helena to the west and look right up at Blue Ridge to the east.
Then down into Long Canyon and back to the cars. Bring lunch, water and
hiking boots. Class; M-8-A. Carpool 8:30 AM Lower Lake Coffee
Company, main street Lower Lake. Leader Tom McFarling (707) 994-5490.
MARCH 15 -- Mount St. Helena Robert Louis Stevenson State Park.
Hike switchbacks about 20 minutes through fir woods up to an old access
dirt road, this leads to the very top of St. Helena Mountain. We
will go to the Lower Peak which looks out over Napa Valley. On a
clear day see spectacular views, including much of the San Francisco
Bay area, binoculars advised! Bring water, Lunch & snacks.
Class M-7.3-C. Carpool: 8:30 am in front of Middletown Mugshots
coffee shop on corner of Hwy 29 & 175. Meet 9 am at Robert
Louis Stevenson Park - parking lot. By reservation only.
Leader Julie 707-987-9040 or 707-671-5947. Or email@example.com Rain cancels.
*APRIL 25, 9AM -- Hike 4 Healing to the top of Mt
Konocti on the Wright Peak Trail (6 miles round trip, 1200 foot elevation gain): this event is a fundraiser for
Worldwide Healing Hands, an organization that supports women's medical,
obstetric, and surgical care in the third world. $25 entry fee, all
donations gratefully accepted. Call 279 8733 for more information.
* Not a Sierra Club hike
= less than 1,000'
= over 3,000'
= very strenuous
For Outing Leaders: How fast or slow do you go?
Wonder if an outing leader walks fast or slow? Keep
in mind that the leader's speed is but one part of hiking.
How high up a mountain the hike starts, the total mileage
and elevation gain (up hill) and loss (down hill) greatly
affect the difficulty of a hike, regardless of how fast
or slow you walk. If you have any doubts about being
able to do a hike or have other questions, please call
the leader to discuss your concerns. These ratings only
serve as a guide and are not a substitute for you being
in appropriate physical condition before participating
in an outing. Leaders are grouped according to how fast
they normally hike. Please keep in mind that this info
is to help you decide if a hike is right for you.
County Land Trust
weekly Saturday walks at their Rodman Slough Preserve,
starting at 8AM June through August and 9AM September
through May.Ê Meet at the Nature Center at the Preserve
on Westlake Road and the Nice-Lucerne Cut-off. No dogs
please. Heavy rain will cancel. Call Roberta Lyons at
994-2024 or Pamela Bordisso at 279-0923 for information.
Lake State Park guided walks
walks will start from the Visitor Center at 8:30AM every
second and fourth Sunday through August: no park entrance
fee for participants in these events
Audubon bird walks. Monthly,
October through May: for details, call Jeannette Knight
at 928-4233 or Roberta Lyons at 994-2024.
guided walks at Anderson Marsh
Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association (AMIA) offers
guided nature walks followed by docent-led tours of
the historic ranch house. Rain cancels the walks, but
the tours will take place regardless of weather. For
more information call AMIA at 995-2658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Trail System
information on the local trail network, including links
to all known online maps: www.KonoctiTrails.com
County Visitors Guide
Wanted: Outing Leaders. No experience needed, just a
love for brisk exercise in the out-of-doors. There are
many good reasons to become an Outing leader, including
an opportunity for autocracy: as leader you get to choose
where to go, and when. Interested? Get in touch with
Outing Chair Steve Devoto at 279-8308 or email@example.com.