Hiking

Mike Clay is the Chairman for hiking. A group from SIR 77, SIR 172 and SIR 136 do a day hike of moderate difficulty, generally between 8 and 12 miles for the full distance but shorter options are nearly always possible. Hikes take place every Friday and are usually somewhere along the 108 corridor. Call Mike – 588-1345.

Friday November 9th the hike will be to Waterhouse Lake.

Friday November 2nd Mono Pass, Yosemite

Final leg to top of Mono Pass

Friday October 5th Leavitt Lake

Leavitt Lake

Friday September 28th Herring Creek

Dennis, Dick, Becky and Dave at Herring Creek Reservoir

The hike on Friday September 21st was up St Mary’s Pass to Stanislaus Peak.

Stanislaus Peak

The hike on Friday August 3rd was to Castle Rock from Eagle Meadows

Photo by Dick Chimenti

The hike on Friday July 27th was to Lower Eagle Meadow Ridge.

View from Lower Eagle Meadow Ridge

The hike Friday June 15 was to Camp Lake and Groundhog Meadow near Crabtree Trailhead.

Camp Lake

The hike on June 8th was to Lake Eleanor.

The hike on June 1st was to Rancheria Falls, Hetch Hetchy. Photo by Dick Chimenti.

Last weeks hike was to the North Fork of the Stanislaus River starting in the North Grove of Calaveras Big Trees (in the rain!).

North Fork Stanislaus River – photo by Dick Chimenti

The hike on May 18th was from Sand Bar Flat Campground to Beardsley Dam

Beardsley Dam spillway

The hike on Friday May 11th was to Cherry Creek Canyon above Cherry Lake

The hike on Friday May 4th was to Fahey Meadow

The hike on Friday April 27th was along the Tuolumne River at Lumsden Road, near Groveland.

The hike on Friday April 20th was at Deer Creek near Lyons Dam.

Dennis, Steve, Chuck and Cyril on Crandall Ridge

The hike on Friday April 13th was at Peoria Basin and Table Mountain.

View of New Melones Dam and the Reservoir

 

The hike on Friday March 23rd was at Red Hills.

David, Steve, Tom and Cyril

Two week’s ago the hike was a snowshoe hike from Crabtree Snow Trailhead.

Ridge Trail

On Friday 16th the hike was a loop hike at Leland Meadows.

Leland Snowplay area

February 9th the hike was at Bald Mountain near Little Sweden.

On Bald Mountain near Helitack Base

February 2nd the hike was to Deer Creek and Grant Ridge with many great views!

Grant Ridge – photo courtesy of Dick Chimenti, SIR 172

Above – Grant Ridge

Below – Duckwall Mountain, December 11, 2017