Napa outings leaders offer a wide variety of outings that are safe, fun, and inspired.
Contact the Outings Commitee if you are interested in leading an outing.
All Sierra Club trips are open to the public unless otherwise announced. You are free to bring all members of your family and guests. Children are usually welcome, but if you doubt that they are old enough to manage the trip, call the leader. (Please refer to the chart below to determine the degree of difficulty.) Our outings leaders are trained in first aid. They carry first aid kits. VISITORS ARE WELCOME.
|E - Easy||Actual Mileage||A - Less than 1,000|
|M - Moderate||B - 1,000 to 2,000|
|H - Hard||C - 2,000 to 3,000|
|S - Strenuous||D - over 3,000|
|V - Very Strenuous||D - over 3,000|
The actual mileage will be listed for each trip. Elevation gain will reflect the gain from the start of the hike to the highest point. If you need to know the cumulative gain, please contact the leader.
Sierra Club Outings are open to members and the general public. The outings leaders often have specific requirements for a particular outing; be sure to check the listing.
To participate in a Sierra Club Outing you must sign a Liability Waiver (MS-Word) (PDF). Car Pooling is encouraged to conserve resources. Such arrangements are made by the participants, who assume the risk. The Sierra Club does not insure car pooling and assumes no liability for it.
Sat. Dec. 7 - Tilden Regional Park Day Hike.
Co-led with Mother Lode Chapter in the hills west of Berkeley, hike follows a ridge trail to Vollmer and Wildcat Peaks, with sweeping panoramic views of the Bay to the north and west, Briones and San Pablo Reservoirs to the east, and Mt. Diablo and the valley below to the south. The pace will be just a bit on the slow side of Moderate, mostly flat or downhill, with a car shuttle. Lunch stop at a favorite hilltop with a great view. Towards the end, we’ll drop down to San Pablo Reservoir, past the dam to a peaceful green park called Kennedy Grove. Bring lunch, layered clothing, and liquids. Class: M8-A. By reservation only. http://www.meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events/149102652/ or 707-253-9606 firstname.lastname@example.org Leader Martin Farber. Rain cancels.
Mon.-Wed. Dec 30, 31, & Jan. 1 –Napa Group Ski Trip-Hutchinson Lodge.
Join us to bring in the New Year by X-country skiing, down hill skiing, snow shoeing, or just to play in the snow! Hutchinson Lodge is located in Norden/Soda Springs off Hwy 80 just before the town of Truckee. There are many ski resorts located down the road and in the area. We are located next to the Sierra Club’s Claire Tappaan Lodge where we will celebrate New Year’s Eve in style. X-country ski rentals or snow shoe rentals are available at Claire Tappaan Lodge. Cost is $120 which includes 3 breakfasts & 3 dinners, trip limited to 15 people. Full payment confirms your reservation. Leader: Nanette DeDonato-Dover email@example.com.
Jan. 25 – Napa Group. Novato Olompali SHP Day Hike.
Co-led with Mother Lode Chapter. Hiking along a cool, shady forest trail to Mount Burdell, about 5 miles along a very steady, gentle upgrade 1,500 ft elevation gain to the summit, we will return 3 miles along a moderate downgrade through the rolling grasslands and meadows. The pace will be just a bit on the slow side of Moderate, with lunch on a mountaintop with a great view. Bring lunch and liquids. Class: M-8-B. By reservation only online http://www.meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events/149103222/ or 707-253-9606 firstname.lastname@example.org. Involves a short car shuttle Leader Martin Farber Rain cancels.
Sat. Feb 1 – Napa Group Mt. Tamalpais East Peak Day Hike.
Co-led with Mother Lode Chapter. Loop hike from Mountain Theater to East Peak. 700 ft gain, enjoy outstanding panoramic views, well-maintained trails. The pace will be just a bit on the slow side of Moderate. Bring lunch and liquids. Class: M-9-A. By reservation only. http://www.meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events/149103562/ or 707-253-9606 email@example.com. Leader Martin Farber. Rain or shine.
Fri.-Sun. Feb 7, 8, & 9, Napa Group Ski Trip-Hutchinson Lodge.
All are welcome to join us for our second ski tip of the year at Hutchinson Lodge located in Norden/Soda Springs off of Hwy 80, south of Truckee. There are many ski resorts located down the road or around the area for Xcountry skiing, down hill skiing, snow shoeing, or just for fun in the snow. X-country ski or snow shoe rentals are available at Claire Tappaan lodge which is located next door. Cost is $90 which includes 2 breakfasts & 2 dinners, trip limited to 15 people. Full payment confirms your reservation. Leader Nanette DeDonato-Dover firstname.lastname@example.org.