We sponsor an occasional weekend dayhike or a short backpacking trip. Check below, after the TEN ESSENTIALS discussion for these upcoming outings.
Our group also sponsors weekly hikes on Thursdays, rain or shine. Go to the http://www.meetup.com/S-M-S-SierraClub/ page for information on the latest hike.n outdoor adventure.
Please be prepared when you join us for a Packing the TEN ESSENTIALS is strongly advised. You’ll probably never fully appreciate the value of the items on the list until you really need one of them.
- Sunglasses and sunscreen
- Extra clothing
- First-aid supplies
- Extra food
The original Ten Essentials list was assembled in the 1930s by The Mountaineers, a Seattle-based organization for climbers and outdoor adventurers. “The purpose of this list has always been to answer 2 basic questions: First, can you respond positively to an accident or emergency? Second, can you safely spend a night—or more—out?”