June 2013 Outings Schedule
All area codes are 775 unless otherwise noted.

June 1 (Saturday) 8:30 a.m.
Martis Peak Hike
. Join us for a hike to Martis Peak Fire tower with vistas of Tahoe and the Truckee area. Trip is about 10 miles round trip and has 2,000 feet of gain. We will go through a meadow with bright wildflowers and discuss the flora and fauna. There will be great views of the surrounding peaks from the old fire tower. Trip limit is 15 people. DL. Leader: Bill Myatt (775-233-3186; lovethesierras@yahoo.com). Co-Leader: Gail Myatt (775-750-1293; gailamontes@hotmail.com). Moderately Strenuous.

June 2 (Sunday) 8:00 a.m.
MGL Mine Volunteer Clean-Up/Dayhike
. Come on out and help us with cleaning up near the old MGL Mine site in the Nightengale Range north of Nixon. Most cleaning up is cans and bottles. Bring work gloves and we'll supply the trash bags. We will haul out in the back of a truck. Hike afterward would be about 6 miles RT and 500 feet of gain. You will get to see some beautiful country most people don't even know exists! DOK. Leader: Pat Kleames (359-5089). Moderately Easy.

June 4 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening conditioning hike
. See the 04/16/2013 writeup for general information and go to our Meetup site (http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/) for details on this week's hike. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 5 (Wednesday) 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike
. Easy hike along Steamboat ditch trail. Trip will be about 3 miles on relatively flat ground. Bring leash for dogs. Call hike hot line for details. DOK. Leader: Holly Coughlin (473-1445). Co-Leader: Jim Call (473-1445). Moderately Easy.

June 6 (Thursday) 5:30 p.m.
Moderate Evening Conditioning Hike
. Join us for evening conditioning hikes of 3-5 miles at a moderate pace, with elevation gain 750-1000 ft. Discover trails and learn about nature and geology in and around the Truckee Meadows. Trail information, including if dogs are allowed, will be posted on the hotline the Tuesday prior. DL. Leader: Yvonne Jerome (473-1445). Co-Leader: Ridge Walker (473-1445). Moderately Easy.

June 9 (Sunday) 8:00 am
Largomarsino Canyon Dayhike
. This is a scenic hike through a canyon filled with riparian habitat. Numerous stream crossings possible as we trek along a creek that flows year-round. Our half-way point is a real treat at the petroglyph site where we will take time to view numerous examples of ancient rock art. Many wild horses frequent this area and sitings are almost guaranteed. This is a more difficult hike because of uneven, rocky surfaces we must hike on, at times. This outing is about 12 miles RT and has about 1,000 feet of gain. Poles highly recommended for stream crossings. Pace will be moderate to moderately fast. Trip limit 15. DL. Leader: Pat Kleames (359-5089). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (331-7488). Moderately Strenuous.

June 11 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening conditioning hike
. See the 04/16/2013 writeup for general information and go to our Meetup site (http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/) for details on this week's hike. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 12 (Wednesday) 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike Along White Creek
. Join us for an after work hike on the White Creek Trail. Outing will be 3-4 miles RT and 800 feet of gain. Meet at the White Creek Trailhead at 5:30. To get there take Hwy. 395 to Mt. Rose Hwy. (SR 431) and go west about 4.2 miles to Timberline Dr. Turn Rt. Then go .5 mile to White Creek Trailhead sign and turn left. Follow .8 mile to parking area. Bring clothing for conditions. DOK. Leader: Holly Coughlin (473-1445). Co-Leader: Jim Call (473-1445). Moderate.

June 13 (Thursday) 5:30 p.m.
Moderate Evening Conditioning Hike
. Join us for evening conditioning hikes of 3-5 miles at a moderate pace, with elevation gain 750-1000 ft. Discover trails and learn about nature and geology in and around the Truckee Meadows. Trail information, including if dogs are allowed, will be posted on the hotline the Tuesday prior. DL. Leader: Ridge Walker (473-1445). Co-Leader: Yvonne Jerome (473-1445). Moderately Easy.

June 13 (Thursday) 5:30 p.m.
Thomas Creek Trailhead
. Thomas Creek trailhead. Dry Creek to Bear Pond. 4-5 miles, steep in places. Bring hiking boots, water, layers. DOK. Leader: Ed Corbett (853-8055). Co-Leader: Kim glasgow (775-247-2524; kfcaloha@att.net). Moderately Strenuous.

June 15 (Saturday) 8:30 a.m.
Five Lakes Trail, Granite Chief Wilderness
. Hike into the Granite Chief Wilderness via the Five Lakes Trail. Approximately, 4-5 miles, steep in places. Should take four hours. Bring lunch, hiking boots, water. Meet at Robb Dr Scolari's at 8:30 Saturday, June 15. View amazing granite rock formations and wild flowers. ND. Leader: Kim glasgow (775-247-2524; kfcaloha@att.net). Moderately Strenuous.

June 15 (Saturday) 7:30 a.m.
Kings Canyon Dayhike
. Kings Canyon near Carson City to Spooner Summit hike is over 2,000 ft gain; using a vehicle shuttle. The hike is on the old stage route and is 9.1 miles. Learn some history of the area and enjoy some views. See the remains of the railroad turn table and summit tunnel in the Spooner Summit area. ND. Leader: T A Taro (775-530-2935). Strenuous.

June 18 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening conditioning hike
. See the 04/16/2013 writeup for general information and go to our Meetup site (http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/) for details on this week's hike. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 19 (Wednesday) 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike
. Please call our hot-line for outing details. DOK. Leader: Holly Coughlin (473-1445). Co-Leader: Jim Call (473-1445). Moderately Easy.

June 20 (Thursday) 5:30 p.m.
Moderate Evening Conditioning Hike
. Join us for evening conditioning hikes of 3-5 miles at a moderate pace, with elevation gain 750-1000 ft. Discover trails and learn about nature and geology in and around the Truckee Meadows. Trail information, including if dogs are allowed, will be posted on the hotline the Tuesday prior. DL. Leader: Yvonne Jerome (473-1445). Co-Leader: Ridge Walker (473-1445). Moderately Easy.

June 20 (Thursday) 5:30pm
Thursday June 20 Conditioning Hike
. We will be hiking off the west end of Lone Tree Lane in SW Reno. To get there: either go south on Lakeside Dr or west on Huffaker Lane until they intersect. Continue south on Lakeside for 1/2 mile until you come to Lone Tree Lane. Turn right (west) and follow paved road through several twists and turns and name changes until you come to Schellbourne. Turn left and park near the end of the pavement. Do not drive down dirt road. DO NOT DRIVE DOWN THE DIRT ROAD. DOK. Leader: Ridge Walker (473-1445). Co-Leader: Yvonnne (473-1445). Moderately Strenuous.

June 21-23 (Friday-Sunday) TBD
Black Rock Archaeology Survey
. We'll be meeting up with a Trails West group and a BLM archaeologist to look for traces of the Emigrant Trail between the Quinn River and Black Rock Hot Springs. Primitive camping (but we'll have a portapottie!) with a potluck dinner Saturday night. Plan on bringing water, other meals etc. We'll probably camp near Black Rock Hot Springs, a notable stopping spot on the Emigrant Trail. Possible side trips to other neat places! High clearance 2WD, OK to the camping area, probably 4WD needed to the survey area or carpool. FRS/CB radio helpful but not necessary. Likely to be hot, but probably not dusty! We'll most likely meet up Friday evening and head on up. Sign up after 6/1. Leader is very familiar with the area. DOK. Leader: David Book (775-843-6443). Easy.

June 22 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m.
John C. Two Enigma Dayhike
. Discover some history of the area as we visit two features associated with old mining operations. One-way hike of about eight miles with a vehicle shuttle. Elevation gain of about 1,200 feet for the day. Scenic views. Return paralleling part of the Carson River. Hiking poles recommended; long steep descent on loose rock. ND. Leader: T A Taro (775-530-2935). Moderately Strenuous.

June 23 (Sunday) 8:30am
Jameson Lake
. Going to Graeagle 7-8 miles. Meet at 8:30 Northtown HomeDepot near Starbucks. Should be beautiful. Back in town around 2:30pm DOK. Leader: Kim glasgow (775-247-2524; kfcaloha@att.net). Moderate.

June 25 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening conditioning hike
. See the 04/16/2013 writeup for general information and go to our Meetup site (http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/) for details on this week's hike. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 26 (Wednesday) 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike Lower Thomas Creek
. Join us on a moderately easy hike along Lower Thomas Creek. To get there take U.S. 395 S. to Damonte Ranch Pkwy and make a right. Go across S. Virginia St. and Damonte Ranch Pkwy turns into Arrowcreek Pkwy. Follow about 3 miles to Arrowcreek Park on the left. Trail is from the park. Bring water and clothing for weather. We will hike about 4 miles and have 200-500 feet of gain at a moderate pace along the creek. Dogs should have leashes. About 2 hours in length. DOK. Leader: Holly Coughlin (473-1445). Co-Leader: Jim Call (473-1445). Moderately Easy.

June 27 (Thursday) 5:30 p.m.
Longest Day Evening Hike
. Hike to the top of "Road to Nowhere" peak, the highest one on the skyline east of Reno. Discover this little known locale and learn the geology of the surrounding terrane. Six miles RT and 1,500 ft elevation gain. Brisk pace, not for beginning hikers. We will take advantage of the latest sunset and the longest twilight of the year, to march beyond sunset. DL. Leader: Ridge Walker (473-1445). Co-Leader: Yvonne Jerome (473-1445). Moderately Strenuous.

June 29 (Saturday) 8:00 am
Rubicon Trail
. Hike along Lake Tahoe shore from D.L. Bliss Park to Emerald Bay and back. Learn about ospreys, logging, and the old lighthouse. Anticipate good swimming opportunity during lunch at Emerald Bay. Parking fee. 9.2 mi RT, minimal elevation gain. ND. Leader: Craig Mastos (775-348-1862; maquis@softcom.net). Moderate.

June 29 (Saturday) 8:00 AM
Tahoe Wilderness Hike
. We will hike into one of the proposed wilderness areas above Lake Tahoe. This trip is meant to experience some of the wonderful wilderness land that is available for permanent protection within the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the US Forest Service. Details will be provided by trip leaders. DL. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Co-Leader: Fred Roberts (530-600-0482; frdroberts@aol.com). Moderate.