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Wine Country Loop – Thousand Oaks

395 Hampshire Rd 395 Hampshire Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA, US

An awesome ride surrounded by vineyards, orchards and stud farms, with beautiful wooded hills in the distance. Another highlight along the way will be the Potrero Creek bike path. Ride […]

Wine Country Loop – Thousand Oaks

395 Hampshire Rd 395 Hampshire Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA, US

I've posted a beautiful bike ride at SoCal eBike Riders. Check it out here: https://www.meetup.com/socal-ebike-riders/

Eat Well, Meat Great People, and Discuss an Awesome Book

4th Street Market 201 E 4th St, Santa Ana, CA, US

The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand […]

Hilton Creek Lakes

Blvd 3200 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA, US

RSVPs WILL OPEN MARCH 1 (6 permits) Hilton Creek Trail to Hilton Lakes via the Rock Creek approach, Inyo National Forest AllTrails: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/hilton-lakes-trail?sh=fzrxlq Trail stats: Mileage: ~ 11.5 - 17 miles round trip Elevation gain: 2,000’ + Snow may still be on the trail ❄️ WARNING: MOSQUITOES WILL LIKELY BE BAD 🦟🦟🦟 but the views […]

San Gorgonio Peak/Dry Lake via South Fork

Guadalupe Canyon Oasis Calle 0 0"N, Empalme, MX

WEEKEND BACKPACKING TRIP San Gorgonio Mountain is the tallest peak in Southern California (11,502 feet) We will be taking the South Fork Trail to Dry Lake. We will be camping near Dry Lake. Depending on weather conditions, we might need mircro spikes or crampons. Possibly snow at higher elevation. So San Gorgonio Peak will be […]

Sagebrush Cantina: Hindsite

Sagebrush Cantina 23527 Calabasas Rd, Calabasas, CA, United States

Many from this group, plus other friends, will attend this event at Sagebrush Cantina. The band playing (Hindsite) puts on a fantastic show, playing dance, pop, r&b/funk, and hip hop […]

Meysan Lake via Whitney Portal [ADVANCED]

Whitney Portal Whitney Portal, CA, US

***RSVPs will open APRIL 1, 2024. Add yourself to the waitlist and I will manually add at that time.*** Meysan Lake Trail starting from Whitney Portal https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/inyo/recreation/hiking/recarea/?recid=20804&actid=50 WARNING: This is a CHALLENGING and STRENUOUS trail that is rocky and extremely steep. Ultralight backpacking strongly recommended. Please be trained, in shape, and acclimated to this high […]

Greek Festival in Camarillo! Opa!! (New Location)

5100 Adolfo Rd 5100 Adolfo Rd, Camarillo, CA, US

Come join us for a fun and food filled festival day, with all the Greek food, music, and culture you can handle! Oh, and lots of Ouzo and beer, and […]

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