Outings List

If you plan to attend an Outing, please read this information.

Note: Following each outing description is a “level-of-difficulty” rating: 1=easy to 4=strenuous. This indicates roughly how difficult an outing is likely to be. If in doubt about your skills or endurance, explore plans with the trip leader first. 

In order to participate on one of the Sierra Club’s outings, you will need to sign a liability waiver. If you would like to read a copy of the waiver prior to the outing call 415-977-5630.  In the interests of facilitating the logistics of some outings, it is customary that participants make carpooling arrangements. The Sierra Club does not have insurance for carpooling arrangements and assumes no liability for them.  Carpooling, ride sharing or anything similar is strictly a private arrangement among the participants. Participants assume the risks associated with this travel.

INCLEMENT WEATHER may cancel an Outing. Be sure to check with a leader before heading out to an Outing if you question the weather.

November

Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017; Day Hike 1-2. Meet at a Frisch’s at 9AM for an optional breakfast followed by a one – two hour hike at a near-by park or hiking area at 10 AM. We are usually off the trail by about Noon. We decide where to hike usually Tuesday afternoon before the hike depending on the weather then send around an e-mail with the details.  If you want to be put on this e-mail list, send an e-mail to Alvin Denenberg at alvingden@gmail.com.

Sun. Nov. 19; Bike the Roads from Houston Woods 2-3. We will bike the country roads near Oxford, Ohio for about 35 miles. We meet in the lodge parking lot at 11 AM The route will be fairly flat with the occasional hill. Bring a lunch and helmets are required. Call Jay Freeman at 513-631-7642 or 513-910-5288(cell) for details or sign up on the meetup site at http://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/.

Thurs. Nov. 23; Annual Hike Before the Bird at Sharon Woods 2. Hike like a Pilgrim. Keep an eye out for wild turkeys. Get your metabolism revved up on a 5 mile trek that’s a gobbler’s delight. We’ll set out from the Sharon Centre parking lot promptly at 9 AM and be back in plenty of time for all to enjoy their other Thanksgiving traditions. Enter on the Route 42
side of the park. Call Maria Eckhoff 769-5413 before 8:00 PM if you need directions.

Wed. Nov. 29 – Mon. Dec. 4; Backpack Across Big South Fork Recreational Area 4. We will meet at Walmart Wed. evening at 6 PM and drive to the Big South Fork and camp. The route will take us 30 miles across the recreation area. We will finish about
noon on Monday and return that afternoon. Call Jay Freeman at 513-631-7642 or 513-910-5288(cell) for details or sign up on the meetup site at http://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/.

December

Thurs. Dec. 7, 2017; Day Hike 1-2. Meet at a Frisch’s at 9 AM for an optional breakfast followed by a one – two hour hike at a near-by park or hiking area at 10 AM. We are usually off the trail by about Noon. We decide where to hike usually Tuesday
afternoon before the hike depending on the weather then send around an e-mail with the details.  If you want to be put on this e-mail list, send an e-mail to Alvin Denenberg at alvingden@gmail.com.

Sat. Dec. 9; Glenwood Gardens Get Up N’ Go Hike 2. Take a break from the holiday hustle and join us on a rejuvenating hike in the frosty air. We leave the gatehouse promptly at 9:00 AM. The gatehouse is located at the end of Glendale-Milford Rd. at Rt. 4 (next to McDonalds). We’ll hike about 3 miles through restored ecosystems. Call Maria Eckhoff 769-5413 before 8:00 PM if you need directions.

Sun. Dec. 10; Bike the Flat Roads of Clermont County 2-3. We will meet behind Goshen Middle School at 11 AM and bike for about 35 miles. Bring a lunch and helmets are required.  Call Jay Freeman at 513-631-7642 or 513-910-5288(cell) for details or sign up on the meetup site at http://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/.

Mon. Dec. 11; Service Outing on the Little Miami Bike Path 1-2. We will spend a couple of hours maintaining the right of way of the bike path. We meet at the Avoca Trailhead at 4 PM. Wear sturdy shoes and gloves. Bring loppers if you have them, otherwise I have plenty. Call Jay Freeman at 513-631-7642 or 513-910-5288(cell) for details or sign up on the meetup site at http://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/.

Tues. Dec. 19; Service Outing on the Little Miami Bike Path 1-2. We will spend a couple of hours maintaining the right of way of the bike path. We meet at the Avoca Trailhead at 4 PM. Wear sturdy shoes and gloves. Bring loppers if you have them, otherwise I have plenty. Call Jay Freeman at 513-631-7642 or 513-910-5288(cell) for details or sign up on the meetup site at http://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/.

Thurs. Dec . 21; Day Hike 1-2. Meet at a Frisch’s at 9 AM for an optional breakfast followed by a one – two hour hike at a near-by park or hiking area at 10 AM. We are usually off the trail by about Noon. We decide where to hike usually Tuesday afternoon before the hike depending on the weather then send around an e-mail with the details.  If you want to be put on this
e-mail list, send an e-mail to Alvin Denenberg at alvingden@gmail.com.

Fri. – Mon. Dec. 29 – Jan. 1; Backpack the Trails of Mammoth Cave 2-3. We will leave Walmart at 7 AM and hike the trails of Mammoth Cave National Park for about 20 miles and be home about 7 PM Monday. Call Jay Freeman at 513-631-7642 or 513-910-5288(cell) for details or sign up on the meetup site
at http://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/

Sat. Dec. 30; Sharon Woods Early Explorers Hike 2. An invigorating 5 mile hike in the crisp December air is just the way to cap 2017. We’ll set out from the Sharon Centre parking lot promptly at 9 AM and possibly wander off the beaten (and paved) track a bit. Enter on the Route 42 side of the park. Call Maria Eckhoff 769-5413 before 8:00 PM if you need directions.Call Jay Freeman at 513-631-7642 or 513-910-5288(cell) for details or sign up on the meetup site at http://www.meetup.com/SierraOutings/.