Hiking Group

õ July 13, 2019 | All Day A N
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Daggett Loop, Stateline, Nevada

8 miles, 1500’ gain. A loop hike off of the Tahoe Rim Trail. Views of Lake Tahoe. Led by Bill Vernor.

For more info, contact Lorraine and Tom at 916-205-7398 or LorraineMartin205@gmail.com.
Please let them know by Friday noon before hike if you plan to join them.

All welcome to join us on any of the hikes. Details on hikes will be emailed out one week in advance.

*All hikes subject to change due to weather and/or trail conditions.*

Summer/Fall Hiking Schedule 2019

August 3: Ellis Peak, Tahoe City. Upper-moderate to lower strenuous, 6.2 miles, 1500’gain. Excellent views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding areas. High elevation hike – trailhead at 7,250 feet with the summit of Ellis Peak being 8,740 feet.

August 24: Shirley Canyon Cascades Trail, Squaw Valley. Strenuous, 3.6 miles, 2100’gain. Hike up to Shirley Lake and Squaw Valley High Camp. Take the tram down for free. Easier option available.

September 21: Azalea, Flora, and Angela Lakes, Soda Springs. Easy to moderate, 5.5 mi, 587’ gain. Hike to three Sierra Nevada lakes.

October 19: Grass Valley Historical Walk, Grass Valley. Approximately 5 miles. This urban hike led by Robert Perricone. We will take an historical walk through downtown Grass Valley and visit the Northstar Mine Museum. The leaves should be turning for fall foliage. Maximum of 30 hikers. Registration begins October 1 and is limited to those on the FOPC hiking email list.

November 9: Horseshoe Bar to Beek’s Bight, Folsom Lake. Moderate, 8 miles, minimal gain. Views of Folsom Lake. 4 mile option available.

November 30: Hike off the Turkey Hike: No Hands Bridge to Auburn and back. 8.5 miles, 1250’ gain, (moderate ) or 4.5 miles, 1250’ loss (easy to moderate) from Auburn Dam Overlook down to No Hands Bridge and Hwy 49 parking area. Short route done as a car shuttle. Waterfall.

December 15: Annual End-of-the-Season Potluck and Slide Show, 12:30 PM in the AMC Room at Fair Oaks Church.

We will take the month of December off and start hiking again in January as weather permits.