December 2016 Outings Schedule
All area codes are 775 unless otherwise noted.

December 3 (Saturday) 6:30 P.M.
Annual Holiday Party at Bartley Ranch
. Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with a fantastic potluck banquet, visiting old friends and new, and remember many good times we had in 2016, but look forward to the new year and new adventures that await us! Please bring a pot-luck dish to share, BYOB, and your own plate and utensils. If you would like to help with set-up, arrive at 6:00 and we'll get the tables, chairs, and decorations ready. We will celebrating at Bartley Ranch. ND. Leader: Holly Coughlin ( Easy.

December 3 (Saturday) 9:00 A.M.
Pah Rah Petroglyph Hike
. This is a repeat of the one we did last spring, but did not have enough room for all that wanted to go. This will be about a 6 plus mile hike with the petroglyphs and a little extra time for exploring for ancient art. Fairly steep in places, so moderately strenuous! Recommend sturdy hiking boots and poles if you use them. Also, be sure to dress in layers, bring plenty of water, and lunch. Meeting place TBD. Snow and weather conditions may change location and whether we can hike, or if we will change to a snowshoe. DOK. Leader: Connie Webb (775-772-4187). Co-Leader: Jeanne Kettler (775-843-9828). Moderately Strenuous.

December 5 (Monday) 8:00 A.M.
Churchill Butte Day Hike
. Churchill Butte, near Silver Springs. Overlooking historic Ft Churchill, portions of emigrant wagon route, ancient and modern Lake Lahontan, Pony Express Trail , Lincoln Hwy. Learn some history. 10 mi, 2,200 ft gain. Portions of route are off trail with steep ascents and descents. ND. Leader: T A Taro (775 -530-2935). Moderately Strenuous.

December 12 (Monday) 8:00 A.M.
Carson River Railroads Day Hike
. Carson River Railroads near Mound House. 9 mi one-way with a vehicle shuttle. Gain 500 ft. Very scenic ; wildlife? Remains of two Comstock era railroads, Portions are off-trail. ND. Leader: T A Taro (775 -530-2935). Moderate.