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Private Trips


Private trips are non-Sierra Club activities which are not sponsored or administered by the PCS or the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club has no information about the planning of these activities and makes no representations or warranties about the quality, safety, supervision or management of such activities. The organizers of these trips might not be approved PCS Leaders or even members of the PCS or Sierra Club. These trips are listed here because they may be of interest to PCS members.

Private trip announcements should be submitted to the Scree Editor:

Private trips are not sponsored or administered by the Sierra Club.

Tenaya Canyon

Descent of Tenaya Canyon

This is a technical trip but no further details were available at press time.

Co-leader needed.

Class 4-5, rope, rappel tools
Kelly A Maas


Tenaya Canyon

Descent of Tenaya Canyon

This is a technical trip but no further details were available at press time.

Co-leader needed.

Class 4-5, rope, rappel tools
Kelly A Maas


Pinnacles

Climbing, Hiking, Biking in Pinnacles

Hike, Bike, and Climb at Pinnacles National Monument

Come to the interesting and popular Pinnacles National Monument for a Fall trip. A group camp site has been reserved at the campground for Saturday night, November 8. This is a great area where you can hike, bike or rock climb. Plenty of good hiking and road biking. This is a private trip, no rock climbing instruction is available so be prepared to operate on your own.

Class 1-5, rope, bike or walking shoes
Rick Booth
Jeff Fisher


Silver Peak

Silver Peak (3620 m)

Devil's Graveyard sounds like a place name out of The Blair Witch Project, but that's what the Sierra National Forest calls our campsite. We'll hike from Lake Thomas A. Edison (2330 m) on easy trail onFriday, easily reaching camp beside Devil's Bathtub (2794 m) before noon. Saturday we will all head cross country for class 2 Silver Peak (3620 m). Sunday hike out and drive home.

Class 2, gently-paced three day trip
Sierras - Lake Thomas A. Edison
Aaron Schuman


Nepal/Tibet

Mt Kailsh - Lhasa

Camping 14 days, Hotel 7 days

Nepal/Tibet
Warren Storkman


Nepal - Mera Peak

Mera Peak 21,300 ft

19 day trip to trek the tallest walk-up peak

Rural experience - Approach from the South East

Nepal
Warren Storkman


Mt. Langley

Mt. Langley (14026)

Climb a 14-er in serious winter conditions. Details pending..

Snow climb
Cottonwood Lakes, Eastern Sierra


Split Mountain

Split Mountain (14,042')

Climb Split Mountain from Owens Valley, Red Lake TH. This is a snowshoe trip; crampons and ice axe required. Trip is restricted to Sierra Club members. Expect winter conditions. Be prepared for winter climbing at altitude and snow camping. Extreme weather cancels. Must be in excellent physical condition for climbing. Trip will be private if not approved by the MOC.

Winter, crampons and ice axe
Eastern Sierra, Red Lake TH
Lisa Barboza
Emilie Cortes


Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro 19340 ft / 5895 m, Tanzania, Africa

Trip will be similar to Warren’s previous trip to Kilimanjaro in January 2002. A couple of detailed reports on Summit Post supply myriad detail:

http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/168519/kilimanjaro-warren-storkman...

http://www.summitpost.org/mountain/rock/150202/kilimanjaro.html

Warren Storkman


Mt. Tom

Mt. Tom

This is a snowshoe trip; crampons and ice axe required.  Trip is restricted  to Sierra Club members.  Expect winter conditions.  Be prepared for winter climbing at altitude and snow camping.  Extreme weather cancels.  Must be in excellent physical condition for climbing.  Trip will be private if not approved in time by the MOC.

Winter, crampons and ice axe
Eastern Sierra, Tom's Place
Lisa Barboza
Emilie Cortes


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