June 2014 Outings Schedule
All area codes are 775 unless otherwise noted.

June 3 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening easy conditioning hike
. Check the notice for April 15 to see information on Tuesday evening hikes. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 4 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike Peavine
. Outing will be about 4 miles RT and has 800 to 1,000 feet of gain. Spring flowers should still be out. Take N. Virgina through N. McCarren past the Bonanza Casino. Make a left on Hogue Rd. and follow to the end of the paved street to dirt and radio towers. Bring plenty of water and trail shoes. DOK. Leader: Holly Coughlin Co-Leader: Jim Call Moderately Strenuous.

June 5 (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 meet up site: www.meetup.com/Sierraclub-hiking-Reno/events/calendar DL. Leader: Yvonne Jerome Co-Leader: Ridge Walker Moderately Easy.

June 7 (Saturday) 8:00 A.M.
Kings Canyon to Spooner Summit Day Hike
. Enjoy views and learn local history as we hike the old stage route 9.1 miles and gain about 2000'. See the old railroad turntable and a collapsed railroad tunnel portal. A vehicle shuttle is required. ND. Leader: T A Taro (775-530-2935). Moderate.

June 7 (Saturday) 9:00 A.M.
Petersen Mountain Dayhike
. Visit to this BLM wilderness study area located about 20 miles north of Reno. A 7-mile-long, mountain range with a soft summit of 7857 feet, and a long linear valley down the middle. Hope to see wildflowers (wishful thinking this year), and plenty of other high-desert-montane flora. Also, plenty of bird life, and if we are lucky, deer. Ten miles round-trip, with 2000 feet elevation gain, most of it in the steep, first mile. Mostly hiking on dirt roads, with cross-country up through DG up to the summit. Moderate difficulty. DL. Leader: Ridge Walker (853-8055). Moderate.

June 8 (Sunday) 8:30 AM
Amedee Ramble
. We will hike in the Amedee Mountains northwest of Honey Lake. The Amedee Canyon entrance has lots of interesting rock formations, and wildflowers are usually profuse in a normal year. The hike will be about 8 miles, with roughly 2000 ft. of elevation gain. There are no established trails. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Moderate.

June 10 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening easy conditioning hike
. Check the notice for April 15 to see information on Tuesday evening hikes. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 11 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike Brown's Creek
. Hike will be about 4 miles RT and 1,000 feet of gain in forested terrain. Take Hwy. 395 to SR 431 Mt. Rose Hwy. and go west about 4 miles to Joy Lake Rd. and turn left. Follow for 1.5 miles to parking area on the left. Learn about flora or fauna along the way. Bring water and trail shoes. Leash for dogs near road. DOK. Leader: Holly Coughlin Co-Leader: Jim Call Moderate.

June 12 (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 meet up site: www.meetup.com/Sierraclub-hiking-Reno/events/calendar DL. Leader: Ridge Walker Co-Leader: Yvonne Jerome Moderately Easy.

June 14 (Saturday) 8:00 A.M.
Rubicon Trail Day Hike
. Hike along Lake Tahoe shore from D.L. Bliss Park to Emerald Bay and back. Possible views of osprey nests and good swimming opportunity during lunch hour. Nine miles round trip, minimal elevation gain. Parking fee. ND. Leader: Craig Mastos (7753481862; maquis@softcom.net). Moderate.

June 17 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening easy conditioning hike
. Check the notice for April 15 to see information on Tuesday evening hikes. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 18 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike Ophir Creek
. Trip is about 4 miles RT and has 1,000 feet of gain in forested terrain. Take Hwy. 395 south and stay on at I 580 into Washoe Valley. Take the Davis Creek Park exit and head west into the park. Park in the paved lot on the right that is located before you get to T intersection that enters the park. Bring plenty of water and trail shoes. Dogs must be leased in park. DOK. Leader: Jim Call (freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (). Moderately Strenuous.

June 19 (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 meet up site: www.meetup.com/Sierraclub-hiking-Reno/events/calendar DL. Leader: Yvonne Jerome Co-Leader: Ridge Walker Moderately Easy.

June 21 (Saturday) 8:00 A.M.
The John C Two Enigma
. Day hike. 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 2,000 feet for the day. Scenic views. Return paralleling part of the Carson River. Hiking poles recommended; long steep descent on 'marbles' ND. Leader: T A Taro (775-530-2935). Moderately Strenuous.

June 24 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM
Tuesday evening easy conditioning hike
. Check the notice for April 15 to see information on Tuesday evening hikes. DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Easy.

June 25 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Wednesday Conditioning Hike Hunter Falls Trail
. Hike about 4 miles RT and 800 feet of gain in rocky terrain. Learn about Flora or fauna along the way. Take I 80 West to McCarren and turn left (south). Continue to Mayberry and turn right. Make a left at Plateau Rd. (Juniper Ridge) and follow to Woodchuck. Drive to paved trailhead parking at end. Bring plenty of water and trail shoes for very rocky trail. Dogs need leash. DOK. Leader: Jim Call (freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (). Moderate.

June 26 (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. Check meet up site for details: www.meetup.com/Sierraclub-hiking-Reno/events/calendar DOK. Leader: Ridge Walker Co-Leader: Yvonne Jerome & Cathy Schmitt Easy.

June 28 (Saturday) 8:30 A.M.
Loch Leven
. Hike to middle Loch Leven, Big Bend area across Donner summit, for lunch and swimming. Seven miles round trip, thousand foot elevation gain. DOK. Leader: Craig Mastos (7753481862; maquis@softcom.net). Moderate.