Q: How much does it cost to join the Hiking Club?
A: Dues are $20 per person for the year, which begins in September.
Q: When are meetings held?
A: On the third Monday of each month - September through April - 7 PM, in the Palm Room located in Eagles Nest
Q: When are the hikes?
A: Late September to early May: "A" rated hikes on selected Mondays; "B" rated hikes on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; "C" rated hikes on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; "D" rated hikes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. From May until mid September there are up to six hikes per week.
Q: How often do I have to hike?
A: Only when you want to. Members are encouraged to attend meetings and participate by volunteering in some manner.
Q: What do I have to do for my first hike?
A: Before joining a Club hike, walk around Robson Circle twice to check your fitness. After you have done so, arrange with a Club Officer to participate in a an Introductory D hike. Review the Mandatory Items on the documents page.
Q: How do I arrange to go on a hike?
A: Come to the Eagles Nest Parking Lot at the appointed time on the day of the hike. Check the weekly hike schedule on the website to see where the hike you want to do is scheduled to meet. No pre-registration is necessary. You may contact the listed hike leader with any questions beforehand.
Q:How do I learn about the details of a particular hike ?
A: The schedules for the season contain a brief description of the hike, its length, and elevation. Also, the schedule for each week is listed on the website of the Home Page.
Q: How do I get to the trail?
A: All hike groups meet at the Eagles Nest Parking Lot and carpool to the trails. Directions to the trail head are provided on the website.
Q: Who pays for gas?
A: A defined formula determines the recommended suggested drive donation for each passenger is listed on the weekly hike schedule.