June 2015 Outings Schedule
All area codes are 775 unless otherwise noted.

June 2 (Tuesday) 5:30 P.M.
Tuesday evening hike
. Our Tuesday evening hikes are geared to beginner and moderate hiker. We will choose a place every week with an easy trail and not much elevation gain. Time will be in the 1-2 hour range and distance will be in the 2-4 mile range. Check our MeetUp site for details every week: http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Moderately Easy.

June 3 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Moderately Fast-Paced Conditioning Hike
. Join us to get or stay in shape for summer hiking. Hikes are around 4 miles and 500-1,000 feet of gain (more on some summer outings). Learn about flora, fauna, or the area we are trekking. Bring water, clothing for weather, and good trail shoes recommended. Get details at: http://meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: Jim Call (freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (). Moderately Strenuous.

June 4 (Thursday) 5:30 P.M.
Moderate Evening Conditioning Hike
. Get in shape after work with an evening conditioning hike of 4-6 miles at a brisk pace. Elevation gain up to 1000 ft. Discover trails and learn about nature and geology in and around the Truckee Meadows. More info at: Meet Up site .
DL. Leader: Ridge Walker, Co-Leader: Jeanne Kettler, Moderately Easy.

June 6-7 (Saturday-Sunday) TBD
Beginner's Backpack
. If you are new to backpacking or want to hone your skills, we are offering a two-day backpack, along with a mandatory orientation and gear shake-down to be held on an evening prior to heading out. Jim has backpacked over 3,000 miles, including the PCT, and has skills with ultra light packing. Holly has conducted several beginners backpacks in the past and has almost finished hiking the JMT, along with numerous other trails. The destination will be determined by snow conditions. Trip limit 12. DL. Leader: Jim Call (775-420-6363; freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (775-331-7488). Moderate.

June 7 (Sunday) 5:00 A.M.
Mt. Augusta (9966') Dayhike
. Mt. Augusta is on the Great Basin Peaks list (#20) and is the 19th most prominent peak in the state of Nevada with 4386' of prominence. This makes for panoramic views in just about every direction. It will be a long drive to get from Reno to the trailhead, hence the early meeting time. Actual hike is only about 3-4 mi RT and 2000' elevation gain. This area is also part of the Clan Alpine Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) so we'll learn about the current status and prospects for becoming a Wilderness Area from Friends of Nevada Wilderness. Contact Leader for further details. ND. Leader: Larry Dwyer (775-745-6628; kdwyer31@charter.net). Moderately Strenuous.

June 9 (Tuesday) 5:30 P.M.
Tuesday evening hike
. Our Tuesday evening hikes are geared to beginner and moderate hiker. We will choose a place every week with an easy trail and not much elevation gain. Time will be in the 1-2 hour range and distance will be in the 2-4 mile range. Check our MeetUp site for details every week: http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Moderately Easy.

June 10 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Moderately Fast-Paced Conditioning Hike
. Join us to get or stay in shape for summer hiking. Hikes are around 4 miles and 500-1,000 feet of gain (more on some summer outings). Learn about flora, fauna, or the area we are trekking. Bring water, clothing for weather, and good trail shoes recommended. Get details at: http://meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: Jim Call (freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (). Moderately Strenuous.

June 11 (Thursday) 8:00 A.M.
Kings Canyon -Carson City
. Kings Canyon near Carson City to Spooner Summit day hike. About 9 miles with about 2,000 feet of gain on this one way hike on the old stage route. See the remains of the railroad turntable and the summit tunnel portal and the site of the stage station/hotel. Possible sightings of Snow Plants near what might be a WPA fill/culvert. Learn some history of the area and enjoy some views. Vehicle shuttle required. ND. Leader: T A Taro (775- 530-2935). Moderately Strenuous.

June 11 (Thursday) 5:30 P.M.
Moderate Evening Conditioning Hike
. Get in shape after work with an evening conditioning hike of 4-6 miles at a brisk pace. Elevation gain up to 1000 ft. Discover trails and learn about nature and geology in and around the Truckee Meadows. More info at: Meet Up site .
DL. Leader: Ridge Walker Co-Leader: Jeanne Kettler Moderately Easy.

June 13 (Saturday) 8:00 A.M.
Rubicon Trail
. Hike along Lake Tahoe shore from D.L. Bliss Park to Emerald Bay and back. Nice swimming and lunch spot about the time M.S. Dixie and Tahoe Queen make a circuit around Fannette Island. Official round trip distance is 9.2 miles. Minimum elevation gain. Learn about timber magnate Duane Leroy Bliss. ND. Leader: Craig Mastos (775-348-1862; maquis@softcom.net). Moderate.

June 14 (Sunday) 9:00 A.M.
Mt. Rose Day Hike (10,776 ft.)
. Mt. Rose is a very popular hike because of the close access, great views, and well-maintained trail. This is not a hike for beginners, but a good one to aspire to later in the year, if you are relatively new to hiking. This hike will be 10 miles RT and 2,600 feet of gain. Our pace will be moderate to moderately fast…we are training for more strenuous hikes. Participants must have plenty of water, lunch, and clothing for weather. Well-mannered dogs are welcome, but be ready to clean-up after. We'll have a leisurely lunch at the top. DL. Leader: Holly Coughlin (775-331-7488). Co-Leader: Jim Call (775-420-6363; freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Easy.

June 16 (Tuesday) 5:30 P.M.
Tuesday evening hike
. Our Tuesday evening hikes are geared to beginner and moderate hiker. We will choose a place every week with an easy trail and not much elevation gain. Time will be in the 1-2 hour range and distance will be in the 2-4 mile range. Check our MeetUp site for details every week: http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Moderately Easy.

June 17 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Moderately Fast-Paced Conditioning Hike
. Join us to get or stay in shape for summer hiking. Hikes are around 4 miles and 500-1,000 feet of gain (more on some summer outings). Learn about flora, fauna, or the area we are trekking. Bring water, clothing for weather, and good trail shoes recommended. Get details at: http://meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: Jim Call (freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (). Moderately Strenuous.

June 18 (Thursday) 5:30 P.M.
Moderate Evening Conditioning Hike
. Get in shape after work with an evening conditioning hike of 4-6 milesat a brisk pace. Elevation gain up to 1000 ft. Discover trails and learn about nature and geology in and around the Truckee Meadows. More info at: Meet Up site .
DL. Leader: Ridge Walker Co-Leader: Cathy Schmidt Moderately Easy.

June 18 (Thursday) 8:00 A.M.
The John C Two Enigma hike
. Discover some history of the area as we visit features associated with old mining operations. One-way hike on a "Jeep road" of about eight miles with a vehicle shuttle. Elevation gain of about 2,000 feet for the day. Scenic views. Possible cactus in bloom? 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 23 (Tuesday) 5:30 P.M.
Tuesday evening hike
. Our Tuesday evening hikes are geared to beginner and moderate hiker. We will choose a place every week with an easy trail and not much elevation gain. Time will be in the 1-2 hour range and distance will be in the 2-4 mile range. Check our MeetUp site for details every week: http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Moderately Easy.

June 24 (Wednesday) 5:30 P.M.
Moderately Fast-Paced Conditioning Hike
. Join us to get or stay in shape for summer hiking. Hikes are around 4 miles and 500-1,000 feet of gain (more on some summer outings). Learn about flora, fauna, or the area we are trekking. Bring water, clothing for weather, and good trail shoes recommended. Get details at: http://meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: Jim Call (freneticmarmot@gmail.com). Co-Leader: Holly Coughlin (). Moderately Strenuous.

June 25 (Thursday) 5:15 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.More info at: Meet Up site .
DL. Leader: Ridge Walker Co-Leader: Jeanne Kettler Moderately Strenuous.

June 27 (Saturday) 8:30 A.M.
Jamison Lake Day Hike
. Hike from Jamison Mine to Jamison Lake, Graeagle area. About 1,000 ft gain, 7 miles round trip. A great place to swim. Learn about the Johnsville gold mining district. Well-mannered dogs okay. DOK. Leader: Craig Mastos (775-348-1862; maquis@softcom.net). Moderate.

June 30 (Tuesday) 5:30 P.M.
Tuesday evening hike
. Our Tuesday evening hikes are geared to beginner and moderate hiker. We will choose a place every week with an easy trail and not much elevation gain. Time will be in the 1-2 hour range and distance will be in the 2-4 mile range. Check our MeetUp site for details every week: http://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Hiking-Reno/events/ DOK. Leader: David von Seggern (775-303-8461; vonseg1@sbcglobal.net). Moderately Easy.