Outings

*APRIL 11, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

APRIL 12 -- Boggs Lake. Hike around Boggs Lake, a vernal pool in a volcanic caldera.  If it has rained, there should be lovely flowers.  Class E-1-2-A Meet 9:00 a.m. at the parking area located on Harington Flat Road  1 mile east from Bottle Rock Road. Follow Bottle Road 4.5 miles from its intersection with Hwy 29 to Harrington Flat Road. Reserve with leader Pete McGee at 942 1373 or montesol@hughes.net Rain cancels.

APRIL 18 -- Judge Davis Trail to the Redbud Trailhead.  Experienced hikers only. Start on Hwy 20 at Judge Davis TH. Ascend 300ft to eastern ridge of Cache Creek canyon. Expansive views of CC Wilderness canyon to the west. Descend 2000 ft. into canyon to Cache Creek and cross creek.  Hike north through Wilson Valley, climb over 400 ft. ridge to Baton Flat and cross Cache Creek again, climb 600 ft to Perkins Ridge, then descend to Redbud trailhead and cars.  1300 ft. gain, 12 miles. H-12-B.  Bring two liters water and River shoes or sandals for river crossing.  Meet 8:15 AM at Lower Lake Coffee Co., Main St. Lower Lake. By reservation only.  Leader Tom McFarling (707) 994-5490 tom.mcfarlng@gmail.com.  Rain or Temps. over 85 degrees cancels.

*APRIL 18,  8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

*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.

MAY 3 -- An easy hike along the east end of the Oat Hill Mine Road to visit the mercury mine sites.   Bring lunch and water.  Meet at Perry’s Deli at the west end of Middletown at 9 a.m. to car pool to the start. Reservation required. Class E-4-A Leader Steve Devoto sdevoto@mchsi.com Rain cancels.

*MAY 9,  8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

MAY 10 -- Glen Eden Trail to Goat Rock. It is time to view wild-flowers in the North Cow Mtn. Rec. Area. It consists of grasslands, chaparral-covered slopes with stands of fir, pine and oak. Trail head at 1394’ then 2600’ at Goat Rock.  Bring water & lunch. Class H-8-B. Car pools: meet 8:30 am Lower Lake Coffee Co. on Main Street, off junction of Hwy 29 & 53 or 9:30 am at Glen Eden Trail head 8 miles from Hwy 29 intersection with Scotts Valley Rd. to Glen Eden Trail head on left, park on right. From Ukiah take Hwy 20 E to Lake County and turn right on Scotts Valley Rd. just after Blue Lakes. Go a mile or more to pit toilet on left, trail head on right.  Reserve with leader Julie Kreis at 707-987-9040 or tikaljak@yahoo.com  Rain cancels.

*MAY 30,  8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

MAY 31 -- Mahnke Peak. This hike starts at the south end of Kelsey Creek Drive and follows a moderately sloped dirt road to Mahnke Peak with a great view over the geysers power plants. Elevation gain 2116 ft. Bring lunch and two liters of water.  Meet at the car pool parking lot at the corner of Live Oak Drive and Highway 29 in Kelseyville at 8:00 a.m. Class H-10-C Leader Steve Devoto sdevoto@mchsi.com Reservation required.  Rain cancels.

*JUNE 7,  8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: a National Trails Day event. Six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

*JUNE 14, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

* Not a Sierra Club hike

OUTINGS: Sierra Club Notices
All participants on Sierra Club outings are required to sign a Sierra Club Liability Waiver form. If you would like to read the Liability Waiver before you choose to participate on an outing, please go to content.sierraclub.org/outings/local-outdoors, or contact the Outings Department at (415) 977-5528 for a printed version. Carpool transportation is at the sole risk of the participants, both driver and passengers, even if they are leaders or staff of the outings or activity. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.