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This is the EScree - the Electronic version of the Scree newsletter from
the Peak Climbing Section of the Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club.
It should be viewed or printed with a fixed-pitch font such as Courier.
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     This publication may not be posted on any public news group.
                  May, 2000	Vol. 34 No. 5
     Deadline for submissions to the next Scree is Sunday 5/28/2000 
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This issue of Scree will be on the Official PCS Website at
   http://lomaprieta.sierraclub.org/pcs/scree

The EScree is distributed to email lists as described on "the back page".


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Next general meeting (PCS meetings are the second tuesday of each month)
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Date:		Tuesday, May 9
Time:		7:30 PM
Program:	Utah by Charles Schafer
Directions:	Peninsula Conservation Center
                3921 East Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA

From 101: Exit at San Antonio Road, Go East to the 
first traffic light, Turn left and follow Bayshore Rd to 
the PCC on the corner of Corporation Way. A sign 
marking the PCC is out front. Parking in the rear.


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PCS Leadership Clinic - Date Change to Saturday, June 17
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The PCS Mountaineering Committee is organizing a leadership 
clinic. The full write-up of this event is in the April 2000 Scree. 
The clinic will be at Sunol Regional Park, Saturday June 17 from 
9:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Please call or email for more details on 
where to meet.

  -- Kelly Maas (408) 378-5311, maas@idt.com


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Wilderness First Aid
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To help trip leaders and would-be leaders get the required First 
Aid certificate, the Chapter sponsors a First Aid class each 
quarter, based on a nationally recognized first aid text, but with 
added material and emphasis on wilderness situations with no 
phone to dial 911. The next First Aid classes will be Saturday, 
May 3 and Sunday, May 4 at the Peninsula Conservation Center 
in Palo Alto (from Bayshore/Hwy. 101 at San Antonio, turn 
toward the Bay; turn left at 1st stoplight, then right at Corporation 
Way to park behind PCC). Class is 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (1 hour 
for your bag lunch) and is limited to 12 people. To sign up, send 
choice of day, and a check for $40 with a stamped, self-addressed 
business-sized envelope to: Health Education Services, 200 
Waverly, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Cancellations get partial refund 
if a substitute attends (you get to keep the Wilderness First Aid 
book). For more information, call 650-321-6500.

-- Marg Ottenberg


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Outdoor Activities Training
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The Outdoor Activities Training Committee, in conjunction with 
the Outing Department, will run a two-day Outdoor Leadership 
Workshop from the evening of Friday, June 2 to midafternoon on 
Sunday, June 4, 2000 at Briones Regional Park in the East Bay.  
The goals of the workshop are to learn and enhance leadership 
skills, bring people and programs together to share and exchange 
ideas, to recruit new outdoor leaders, to learn what it takes to lead 
for other programs of the Sierra Club, and of course to have a lot 
of FUN. 

For anyone who may be interested in the details send me an email 
and I will forward your name to National (Susanna Drayne). 
Specifically, we hope that you will help us identify persons in the 
following areas:

? Instructors/facilitators to lead specific sessions. 
 
? Volunteers for other tasks, such as coordinating meals and 
transportation.
 
? List of people you think would benefit from this weekend.
 
The official invitation, with more details about the weekend, will 
follow in several weeks, after we hear from you and other 
program chairs.  Your input at this stage is vital to the attendance 
and content of the weekend.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding the 
workshop or the training initiative in general feel free to contact 
me.  Along with handling this weekend, I have come aboard to 
coordinate the program-wide training efforts of outdoor leaders. 
Please return them to me at the address above no later than March 
29.  We need to contact the individuals in a timely manner .

-- Nancy Fitzsimmons, Loma Prieta Chapter Activity Chair


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Yosemite Valley Plan
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7:00 PM Saturday evening, 3 June: The National Park Service has 
drafted a plan for the future of Yosemite Valley. Joyce Eden will 
lead a discussion of the main points, concerns, and other 
environmental considerations of the plan.

The event will be at Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive 
Center. Follow Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto toward San 
Francisco Bay. Beyond the airport, turn left at the "T" and go to 
the end. The Interpretive Center is on the left, parking is on the 
right. The event is open to everyone; but space is limited. 
Refreshments provided. 

-- Nancy Fitzsimmons, Loma Prieta Chapter Activity Chair


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PCS Trips
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PCS trips must be submitted through the Scheduler (see back 
cover for details). Trips not received from the Scheduler will be 
listed as PRIVATE, without recourse.


*** Leap Over Large Abysses
Peaks:	L.O.L.A., class 1, 9148	 Donner Peak, class 1
Dates:	Jun 17-18, 2000 (Sat-Sun)
Maps:	Donner Pass
Leader:	Aaron Schuman, aaron_schuman@yahoo.com
Co-leader:	Pat Ibbetson, djpat@yahoo.com &
Details:	http://sj.znet.com/~cynthiam/lola.html

Hike with us, as Pat and Aaron Lead Our Lively Adventure.
June at North Lake Tahoe is the greenest time in the greenest 
place in the Sierra Nevada.  We're taking a couple of moderately 
paced day hikes under the pine canopy to two not very big peaks 
with gorgeous lake views.  Send us your own expansion of the 
acronym L.O.L.A., and you too can be part of the Legend Of Low 
Altitude.


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Granite Chief & Mt. Rose - March 11,12
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Planning to hike up to Mt. Rose on Saturday, we were 
disappointed by a mostly cloudy sky as we drove into the Tahoe 
area Saturday morning. Granite Chief had caught my attention on 
a previous trip to Tinker Knob, so we decided to climb that 
instead since it is a bit lower and hopefully would be out of the 
clouds.

Thanks to previous trip reports for noting that the trail starts 
behind the Squaw fire station - we started snowshoeing from there 
but quickly lost the trail and stayed to the right of the ski area.  
The powder was very thick and the going was very slow.  The 
gullies had running water and tall walls of snow on their sides 
until ~7500 feet, also slowing progress. We edged closer and 
closer to the ski area as we ascended, eventually reaching a 
snowgroom machine trail, which we followed for half a mile to 
get some relief from the powder.  When we reached the upper part 
of the ski area, we again stayed to the right of the boundary and 
eventually found ourselves atop Granite Chief.  Many skiers had 
hiked up there from the top of the ski lift and it was fun to watch 
them ski down the steep slopes (a cliff jump at the beginning).

Although the summit remained in the clouds all day, they lifted 
enough for a few seconds at a time to eventually give us a view in 
all directions. The view of snow-free Lake Tahoe amid the white 
slopes was stunning. Not a wilderness experience, but it was a 
scenic area and the powder made it quite a workout.

We climbed Mt. Rose on Sunday, starting at the meadow near the 
high point of the road.  It is not completely obvious how to find 
the winter trail along what in the summer is a road that leads to 
the base of Mt. Rose.  Huge snowbanks (~10 feet) along the road 
obscure the path, but if you head uphill as much as possible once 
you start hiking through the meadow you will quickly reach it.  
We made the mistake of heading too far northwest, hiking parallel 
to the road until we finally reached it. The powder in the area was 
murderously soft and deep, so it was a relief to hike along the 
heavily used (snowshoers, skiers, and snowmobile) trail.

We should have continued following the trail/road as it descends 
~200 feet and then climbs a gully to the base of Mt. Rose. 
However, I thought that it would be easier to hike up to the ridge 
north of the road and then head in the direction of Mt. Rose. We 
expected that the ridge would have more solid, windblown snow.  
WRONG!

Getting up to the ridge took almost an hour and then we spent an 
hour walking/sinking along the ridge top, only to descend to the 
same place that we could have reached by following the 
snowmobile tracks.  Oh well. If reaching the peak quickly is your 
objective, follow the course of the summer trail - it loses only 200 
feet instead of ~600 down from the ridge. We both had MSR 
snowshoes on, and even though we weigh 150 pounds, bigger 
snowshoes would probably have worked better in such thick 
powder.

Another hour of excruciatingly deep and thick powder (have I left 
out any ambiguity about how much I enjoyed it?) brought us to 
within 400 feet of the summit, which were almost completely 
snow free.  Never before have I been so happy to walk on loose, 
sandy scree! Despite the slog to get there, the summit had a 
beautiful view in all directions and let us temporarily forget about 
the 5 more miles of sinking that awaited us on the even-softer 
afternoon snow.

-- Joe Budman & Alex Kuperman


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2000 PCS Member Roster (send corrections to pcs-treasurer@climber.org) VIEWS CORRECTLY ONLY ON A WIDE SCREEN!
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Last Name      | First Name      | City            | Home         | Work         | Email
Adler          | David           | Soquel          | 831-464-1172 | 408-261-3739 | davida@amhsys.alliance.org
Amaral         | Robert          | Stockton        | 916-684-0667 |              |
Anison         | Cecil Ann       | Los Gatos       | 408-358-1168 |              | cecilann@earthlink.net
Atkins         | Stephen         |                 |              | 650-604-3577 | satkins@mail.arc.nasa.gov
Austin         | Robert J.       | Mission Viejo   | 949-367-0846 |              |
Baenen         | Patt            | Cupertino       | 415-494-3022 | 408-882-0300 | pattb27@aol.com
Baltierra      | John            | Palo Alto       | 650-494-0617 | 650-723-1896 | jbaltier@leland.stanford.edu
Barnes         | George          | Palo Alto       | 650-494-8895 |              | ggared@worldnet.att.net
Bees           | John            | Reno            | 775-852-9407 | 775-673-7381 | jbees@dri.edu
Belrichard     | Christel        | San Jose        | 408-295-3048 |              | xtel@ix.netcom.com
Ben David      | Yehuda          | Oakland         | 510-763-2472 | 510-339-9290 |
Benham         | Deborah         | Mountain View   | 650-964-0558 |              | Benham4x@aol.com
Blockus        | Dave            | Cupertino       | 408-973-9347 |              |
Boner          | Liz             | Berkeley        | 510-704-8587 | 510-549-8820 | lboner@thecity.sfsu.edu
Booth          | Richard & Dee   | Los Gatos       | 408-354-7291 | 408-874-4129 | rdbooth@worldnet.att.net
Boyle          | Brian           | Cupertino       | 408-973-0640 |              |
Bulger         | Debbie          | Santa Cruz      | 408-457-1036 |              | dfbulger@cruzio.com
Bynum          | Bob             | Fremont         | 510-659-1413 |              | rfbynum@aol.com
Calliger       | R.J.            | Fremont         | 510-651-1876 | 510-659-7546 | calliger @infolane.com
Carew          | Stephen         | San Jose        | 408-282-1008 |              |
Carlson        | Raoul W.        | Los Gatos       | 408-358-3710 |              | raool@juno.com
Cavender       | Patrick J.      | Mountain View   | 650-961-5122 | 650-962-0417 | patrick@kmcreative.com
Cline          | Terry           | Palo Alto       | 650-424-9015 | 408-343-1639 | terry.cline@sun.com
Cobb           | Jo Ann & Dan    | Belmont         | 650-631-9303 |              |
Colwell        | Jeff            | Scottsdale      | 602-429-6151 |              |
Conover        | Mark            | Cupertino       |              |              |
Cordes         | John            | Santa Clara     | 408-247-3162 | 408-721-7915 | john.cordes@nsc.com
Crawley        | Roger           | Menlo Park      | 650-321-8602 |              |
Cruz           | Tony            | Cupertino       | 408-446-4090 | 408-944-2003 | cruz@idt.com
Curl           | Jim             | San Francisco   | 415-585-1380 |              | jimcurl@juno.com
Curl           | Tom             | Livermore       | 510-455-1630 | 408-467-6766 | Curl@ix.netcom.com
Day            | Mark            | Bakersfield     | 661-589-8753 |              | maday@aeraenergy.com
De Lorenzo     | Michael         | Pleasanton      | 510-484-9480 |              | michael.w.lorenzo@lmco.com
Derouin        | Tim             | Palo Alto       | 650-857-0503 | 650-306-1420 | tderouin@alink.com
Doran          | Max             | Palo Alto       |              |              |
Doyle          | Will            | San Jose        | 408-286-3739 |              | wdoyle@highereducation.org
Duffy          | Arthur          | Martinez        | 510-286-4856 | 415-557-8766 |
DuMond         | Dewey           | San Jose        | 408-267-1825 | 650-354-5591 | dumond@sierra.spasci.com
Dyal           | Palmer          | Los Altos Hills | 650-941-5321 |              | pdyal@msn.com
Eckert         | Steven R.       | Belmont         | 650-508-0500 | 650-508-0500 | eckert@climber.org
Evans          | Robert          | San Jose        | 408-998-2857 | 408-998-2857 | zenger@vnet.ibm.com
Eversole       | Marcie          | San Francisco   |              |              |
Feldman        | Rich            | Los Altos       | 650-967-6966 |              | rich@gadzoox.com
Fischer        | Jeff            | Sunnyvale       |              |              |
Fitzsimmons    | Nancy           | Milpitas        | 408-957-9683 |              | nancy_fitzsimmons@baynetworks.com
Fleming        | Virginia        | Santa Clara     | 408-254-8393 | 408-396-9000 |
Flinn          | John & Jeri     | Mountain View   | 650-968-2050 | 415-777-8705 | jnflinn@aol.com
Fouroy         | Michael         | Mountain View   |              |              | fouroy.michel@ssd.loral.com
Franchuk       | Christopher     | San Jose        | 408-526-0382 | 408-565-3145 |
Frederick      | David           | Salinas         |              |              |
Gaillard       | Anouchka        | Sunnyvale       | 408-737-9770 | 408-447-5363 | anouchka@cup.hp.com
Geller         | Loren           | Hillsborough    | 650-340-8196 | 650-809-2015 | loren@vibes.com
Giese          | Brenda          | Pleasanton      | 510-417-6764 |              | brenda.bowman@nellcorpb.com
Gross          | Bob             | Santa Clara     | 408-241-6149 |              | 75013.1420@compuserve.com
Grossman       | Aaron           | Mountain View   | 650-969-4031 | 650-694-2154 | aaron_grossman@hp.com
Hamel          | BJ              | Santa Clara     |              |              |
Hansen         | Gregory M.      | San Mateo       | 650-341-5279 |              | gergory_hansen@rsco.com
Harris         | David           | Claremont       | 909-931-0941 | 909-607-3623 | David_Harris@hmc.edu
Harrison       | James R.        | San Jose        | 408-445-1691 | 408-456-6664 | james_r_harrison@notes.seagate.com
Harvey         | Liz             | Concord         | 510-671-9950 |              | lizharv@aol.com
Harvey         | Paul            |                 |              |              | Jpaul_harvey@yahoo.com
Hastings       | Al              | Palo Alto       | 650-493-6084 |              | alclimber@msn.com
Hauke          | Jerome C.       | Douglas City    | 530-623-4132 |              | jhawk@snowcrest.net
Hauser         | Bill            | San Jose        | 408-243-4566 |              |
Hempstead      | Marjorie        | Mountain View   | 650-961-0456 | 408-565-7840 | hempsted@nt.com
Henzel         | Bill & Bonnie   | San Mateo       | 650-349-3062 | 650-225-1243 | henzel.bill@gene.com
Hermansen      | Gary K.         | Milpitas        |              |              | amadablam@prodigy.net
Hester         | James           | Saratoga        | 408-867-3669 |              | lhester@fmi.fujitsu.com
Hiipakka       | Dennis          | Weaverville     | 530-623-1923 | 530-623-5678 |
Holloway       | Garry           | Saratoga        | 408-865-1271 | 408-756-6071 | garry.holloway@imco.com
Holloway       | Sue             | San Diego       | 619-594-2491 | 619-594-2491 | shollowa@mail.sdsu.edu
Horvath        | Alex            |                 | 408-379-2732 |              | alexh@netgate.com
Hu             | Allan           | San Jose        | 408-268-0430 |              | ahu@msm.mea.com
Hudkins        | Bruce E.        | Clayton         | 925-672-8681 |              | hud@sfbay.net
Hudson         | Ron             | Camarillo       | 805-388-2809 |              | roc@climber.org
Hult           | Tim             | Santa Clara     | 408-970-0760 | 650-623-1370 | timdhult@aol.com
Ibbetson       | Pat             | Sanger          | 559-787-2894 | 916-373-8096 | djpat@yahoo.com
Ingvoldstad    | John R.         | Volcano         | 209-296-8483 |              |
Ireland        | Glenn W.        | Sunnyvale       | 408-245-2768 |              | glennirel@aol.com
Isherwood      | Bill & Dana     | Orinda          | 510-254-0739 | 510-423-5058 | isherwood2@llnl.gov
Johnson        | Thomas C.       | Davis           | 530-753-7634 | 530-885-2422 | crojo@ns.net
Jones          | Jeffrey J.      | Cool            | 916-889-8478 |              |
Karpel         | Ron             | Belmont         | 650-594-0211 | 510-771-3231 | ronny@luxsonor.com
Keith          | Alexander       | Palo Alto       | 650-325-1091 | 415-496-5714 | akeith@crc.ricoh.com
Kerr           | Christine       | Oakland         | 510-482-8322 | 415-546-3001 | chris_kerr@net.com
Kirkpatrick    | William         | San Jose        | 408-293-2447 | 408-279-3450 | Wmkirk@earthlink.net
Knaus          | Tanya           | Morgan Hill     | 408-778-2368 |              |
Knourek        | Robert J.       | Los Altos       | 650-846-5732 |              |
Kramar         | Christopher     | Fremont         | 510-796-6651 | 650-926-6861 |
Kreider        | Scott           | Santa Clara     | 408-557-9273 | 650-853-6560 | kreider@pa.dec.com
Kubick         | ray             | San Mateo       | 650-349-0817 | 408-974-5896 | kubickl@apple.com
Kutscha        | Timothy         | San Jose        | 408-379-7339 | 408-447-1486 | tkutscha@cup.hp.com
Kuty           | Dave            | Felton          | 408-335-4211 |              | kuty1@apple.com
Lambert        | Laurent N.      | Cupertino       |              |              |
Leiker         | Richard         | San Jose        | 408-378-9522 | 408-453-4253 | leiker@san-jose.tt.slb.com
Lingelbach     | Ron             | San Jose        | 408-253-8036 | 650-694-3539 | RON_LINGELBACH@hp.com
Lorber         | Lou             | Santa Clara     | 408-246-8510 | 408-256-3757 | llorber@ibm.net
Lou            | David           | Milpitas        | 408-263-5630 |              | dlou@svpal.org
Maas           | Kelly A.        | Campbell        | 408-378-5311 | 408-330-1717 | maas@idt.com
Machnick       | J. & A. Kristin | Santa Cruz      | 408-479-8719 | 408-984-3261 | mach3@ix.netcom.com
Macica         | Andrew F.       | San Jose        | 408-859-7634 | 408-875-6553 | a_macica@ix.netcom.com
MacIntosh      | Chris           | Menlo Park      | 650-325-7841 |              | cmaci@ibm.net
Mahajan        | Arun            | Palo Alto       | 650-327-8598 | 408-585-2114 | arun@tollbridgetech.com
Marolf         | Chris           | Menlo Park      | 650-377-1787 | 650-326-9462 |
Marshall       | Joan            | San Jose        |              | 408-565-2843 | jmarshall@nortelnetworks.com
Martin         | Don             | Los Altos       | 650-949-0775 |              | Don@best-rate.com
Marvel         | Chris           | Palo Alto       | 650-325-2649 |              | marvelcc@ccmail.pldbio.com
Maxwell        | Peter           | Sunnyvale       | 408-737-9770 | 650-857-7639 | peterm@aoraki.dtc.hp.com
McDermitt      | Mike            | San Francisco   | 415-576-1057 | 415-394-5180 | mwm@pointwestcapital.com
McDonell       | Greg            | Campbell        | 408-559-8321 | 408-281-3400 | Gmdonel@pacbell.net
Mehl           | Jim             |                 |              |              | Mehl@ihot.com
Miya           | Eugene          | Mountain View   | 650-961-6772 |              | eugene@ames.arc.nasa.com
Morrow         | Tom             | San Carlos      | 650-637-1620 |              |
Murphy         | Tom             | San Jose        | 408-265-8776 |              |
Narkhede       | Atul            | Mountain View   | 650-967-5778 | 650-390-3303 | atul@asd.sgi.com
Navid-Haghighi | Siamak          | Santa Rosa      | 707-537-9293 | 707-577-4845 | sia@sr.hp.com
Nelson         | Peter           | Palo Alto       | 650-321-0929 | 650-323-5751 | jpnels@aol.com
Novalis        | Susann          | Pacifica        | 650-359-1821 |              | novalis@att.net
Olcher         | Sara            | San Jose        | 408-259-5153 |              |
Olrich         | Phyllis         | Palo Alto       | 650-322-0323 | 650-725-1541 | phylliso@stanford.edu
Olson          | Ken             | San Diego       | 619-583-0001 |              | kenolson@pacbell.net
O'Mahoney      | Frank           | Palo Alto       |              |              | frank@liffey.com
Ottenberg      | Marj            | Saratoga        | 408-867-4576 | 408-867-4576 |
Pendergast     | Mary            | San Francisco   |              |              | gavin@itsa.ucsf.edu
Perry          | Charles         | Richmond        | 510-215-9585 |              |
Piestrup       | Sarah           | El Granada      | 650-851-4458 |              | sarahp@pacbell.net
Plant          | Bob             | Turlock         | 209-634-8921 | 209-848-7223 | bplant@hwfoods.com
Potter         | C. Reynolds     | Redwood City    |              |              |
Raczek         | Ted             | San Jose        | 408-224-1119 | 408-363-5379 | Thaddeus.A.Raczek@wdc.com
Radicati       | Filippo         | Mountain View   | 650-968-2141 | 408-324-7819 | filippo.radicati@qntm.com
Ramaker        | James H.        | San Jose        | 408-224-8553 | 408-463-4873 | ramaker@vnet.ibm.com
Rampe          | Dan             | San Francisco   | 415-750-1224 |              | rampe@pacbell.net
Rau            | Greg & Vreni    | Castro Valley   | 510-582-5578 |              | rau4@llnl.gov
Reader         | Robert          | Concord         |              |              |
Reilly         | Dorothea E.     | San Francisco   | 415-585-1380 | 650-225-1549 | der@gene.com
Remien         | Suzanne         | Woodside        | 650-851-3456 | 408-451-5581 | sremien@juno.com
Rinaldi        | Michael         | San Francisco   | 415-564-9830 | 415-424-3290 | rinaldi@hermes.space.lockheed.com
Ritter         | Alan            | St. Louis       | 314-821-1374 | 314-225-7600 | jar@storz.com
Robillard      | Landa           | Campbell        |              |              |
Robinson       | John            | Stockton        | 208-464-5152 |              |
Rodrigues      | Steven          | San Francisco   |              |              | steverod@netapp.com
Roper          | Steve           |                 | 510-547-3407 |              |
Rosmarin       | Peter           | Oakland         | 510-547-5395 |              |
Ross           | Doug            | Santa Cruz      | 408-457-2757 |              | doug@dougross.com
Sayre          | Terry C.        | Oakland         |              |              |
Schafer        | Charles & Helen | Los Gatos       | 408-354-1545 | 408-324-6003 | c_g_schafer@yahoo.com
Schollard      | James           | Novato          | 415-892-9033 | 510-286-8888 | jschollard@itsi.com
Schou          | Jesper          | Palo Alto       | 650-494-7432 | 650-725-9826 | schou@quake.stanford.edu
Schuman        | Aaron           | Mountain View   | 650-968-9184 | 650-943-7532 | aaron_schuman@yahoo.com
Schwartz       | Susanne         | San Jose        | 408-294-4840 |              |
Schwilk        | Dylan           | East Palo Alto  | 650-327-2327 |              | schwilk@leland.stanford.edu
Scribner       | Honore          | Mountain View   | 650-625-1173 |              |
Sharp          | Jonathan &Julia | Saratoga        | 408-379-5178 |              | jjsharp@ix.netcom.com
Shen           | Linda           | Mountain View   | 650-750-5664 | 650-254-4752 | lindaxs@itsa.ucsf.net
Shun           | Steve           | San Jose        | 408-270-0328 |              |
Simpson        | Dick            | Palo Alto       | 650-494-9272 |              | rsimpson@magellan.stanford.edu
Sinclair       | George          | Granite Bay     | 916-791-4810 |              | geosinc@aol.com
Skumanich      | Andy            | Los Gatos       | 408-377-0545 |              | a_sku@sprynet.com
Smith          | Linda           | Palo Alto       | 650-327-2099 | 650-327-6608 | lindasyd@aol.com
Sogard         | Michael         | Atherton        | 650-368-2775 | 650-508-4674 | msogard@nikon.com
Staby          | Brian           |                 | 408-425-7029 | 408-984-7611 |
Stasiak        | Ron             | Cupertino       | 408-371-8666 |              |
Staton         | Audrey          |                 |              |              | AStaton857@AOL.com
Steinbach      | Greg            | San Diego       | 619-271-9104 | 619-543-5250 | gsteinbach@ucsd.edu
Stephens       | Joseph          | Fremont         | 510-623-9150 | 510-505-5410 | joseph@home.com
Stevenson      | Nancy           |                 |              |              | nancy@full-moon.com
Stigall        | Georgia         | Sunnyvale       | 408-253-4076 |              | geobaer@aol.com
Storkman       | Warren & Dixie  | Palo Alto       | 650-493-8959 | 650-493-8975 | Dstorkman@aol.com
Stover         | Richard         | Santa Cruz      | 408-457-1036 |              | dfbulger@cruzio.com
Stuckey        | Mike            | Homewood        | 916-525-0452 | 408-920-5961 | mstuckey@aol.com
Suits          | Butch           | Menlo Park      | 650-325-4116 | 408-742-5642 | butch.suits@lmco.com
Suzuki         | Bob             | San Jose        | 408-259-0772 | 510-657-7555 | bobszk@bigfoot.com
Taylor         | Craig           | Portola Valley  | 650-851-1032 |              | Craig_taylor@ACM.org
Thurston       | Gavin           | San Francisco   |              |              | gavin@itsa.ucsf.edu
Tischler       | Daniel          | San Jose        | 408-224-4525 | 408-227-0707 | tischler@prolinx.com
Tran           | Tuan            | San Jose        | 408-299-8529 | 408-227-2531 | tuan@spicey.asd.sgi.com
Tucker         | Tim             | San Mateo       | 415-987-1800 |              | tuckert@bactc.com
Van Ardenne    | Olaf            | Elk Grove       | 916-685-1441 |              |
Van Gorden     | George C.       | Morgan Hill     | 408-779-2320 |              |
Vassar         | Janet & Richard | Los Altos       | 650-949-4485 | 650-354-5113 | richard.vassar@lmco.com
Verplanke      | Fi              | Palo Alto       | 650-813-1445 |              |
Vlasveld       | Paul            | San Jose        | 408-247-6472 | 408-501-6358 | paul.vlasveld@infineon.com
Wagner         | Ken             | Orange          | 714-974-9716 |              | KWagnerCo@aol.com
Wallace        | Bob             | Saratoga        | 408-867-4576 | 408-867-4576 |
Ward-Dolkas    | Paul            | Palo Alto       | 650-324-2015 | 650-494-7500 | pwdolkas@iptcorp.com
Waser          | Shlomo          | Sunnyvale       |              |              |
Wentz          | Roland          | Sunnyvale       | 408-745-1085 |              |
West           | Jeff            | Santa Cruz      | 408-426-4456 | 408-754-6717 | jbwest@usgs.gov
Westerman      | Jeremy S.       | Santa Clara     | 408-970-9772 | 408-570-8270 | jeremy_westerman@beasys.com
Wiedman        | Kai             | San Mateo       | 650-347-5234 |              |
Wilkie         | Sam             | Los Altos       | 650-941-1794 | 408-767-7548 | Sam_Wilkie@ccm.sc.intel.com
Wilkinson      | John            | San Jose        | 408-947-0858 | 650-933-4298 | jfu@sgi.com
Wood           | Steve           | Cupertino       | 650-596-9052 |              |
Woolbright     | Mark            | San Jose        | 408-246-4209 | 408-749-5904 | mark.woolbright@amd.com
Yager          | Chris           | Santa Clara     | 408-243-3026 | 408-243-3027 | iceman@phc.com
Yalcin         | Kakan           |                 | 408-944-7928 |              | hyalcin@cadence.com
Yarborough     | Judith          | Menlo Park      | 650-854-9288 |              | judith.yarborough@forsythe.stanford.edu
Yum            | Sunny           | San Jose        | 408-265-5852 | 408-255-4567 | syum@cs.ucr.edu
Zenger         | Kipp            | San Jose        | 408-265-2011 | 408-463-2870 | zenger@vnet.ibm.com
Zensius        | David           | San Jose        |              |              | dzensius@netcom.com
Zurla          | Peter           | Marina Del Rey  | 310-305-8298 |              | peterz@ix.netcom.com

The Official PCS Roster is maintained by the PCS Treasurer. Send updates and corrections to "Bill Kirkpatrick, 435 N. 
Second St. #217, San Jose CA 95112", or just send email to pcs-treasurer@climber.org

NOTE: There is a non-PCS place to put your contact info AND picture on the web - send email to "roster@climber.org" with 
whatever you want people to know about you (how to reach you, where you climb, what you climb, and a recognizable face 
shot), then visit  http://www.climber.org/WhosWho/index.html  to find other climbing friends.



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Private Trips
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Private trips may be submitted directly to the Scree Editor, but are 
not insured, sponsored, or supervised by the Sierra Club. They are 
listed here because they may be of interest to PCS members. 


*** Waddell Beach to Saratoga Gap/Highway 35 Parking Lot 
Date:	May 13, 2000
Time:	Before Daylight
Contact:	Joan Marshall (jmarshal@legato.com or eves. 408-972-8222)
	Claire Marshall (clairem14@excite.com)
	Bonnie Ruesch  bruesch@worldnet.att.net
	Bob Suzuki (408-259-0772 rsuzuki@dsptlg.com)
Details:		Rated 6E, 28 miles, approx. 4,500 ft. elevation gain

Hike may take 12 hours, depending on how much lollygagging 
goes on.

Many of you have done this hike downhill, but how about UPHILL? 
Some of us  crazies would like to try it.  We will need help and 
planning  to make it work

Also, we need shuttle rs to take people to Waddell Beach in the 
morning, and shuttle  them back in the evening. Leaders are 
working on some sort  of reimbursement, but right now the reward 
is good Karma.

All participants must sign up, and be experienced day hikers.


*** Spring Split Break
Peaks:	Split Mtn (14,042), Mt Prater (13,471)
Rating:	"Class 3" snow, ice axe & crampons; no rope
Dates:	Sat-Sun, May 13-14
Contact:	Steve Eckert, eckert@climber.org

Get high this spring! People seem to like the 14ers, so I've agreed 
to go back to Red Lake (10500) and bag Split from the east side. 
We should have steep hard snow, not the rubble you'll find here in 
the summer, so you must be comfortable with self arrest and 
crampon techniques.

If time allows, we'll get Prater on the way back from the saddle 
between them. If you haven't been to Prater, beware the 10' knife 
edge that pushes the Class 2 rating.


*** Mt. Shasta - Bolam Glacier
Peak:	Mt. Shasta  14,162ft.   glacier travel
Date:	May 27-29
Contact:	George Van Gorden  408 779 2320  evenings before 8:30
	co-contact   Bill Kirkpatrick   408 293 2447  evenings after 8:00

We will be climbing Mt. Shasta from the north side via the Bolam 
Glacier.  We will be roped together because this is a real glacier. 
Knowledge of crevasse rescue as well as experience with 
crampons and ice ax and self-arrest will be necessary.


*** Feather Peak
Peak:	Feather Peak (13,242 ft.), Class:4 snow
Date:	May 27-29
Contact:	Kai Wiedman, (650)347-5234

Feather Peak is a striking landmark dominating the Royce Lakes basin. 

As a climbers' peak, known not only for its isolation but for 
itsdifficulty by any route, it has earned the respect of many a 
Sierraclimber. We will attempt the North Couloir featured in the 
book "Sierra Classics."


*** Mt Shasta
Peak:	Mt. Shasta   14,162 ft.,Class: 2/snow
Date:	June 3-4
Contact:	Kai Wiedman (650)347-5234
Co-Contact:	Cecil Anison   cecilann@earhlink.net

Mt. Shasta is a climbers' mountain, singular in its magnificence. 
Sargent's Ridge will be an airy, challenging route with steep 
traverses and mixed climbing.  Please join us on this exhilarating 
adventure.


*** Where is Mt. Powell?
Peaks:		Mt. Thompson (13,494), Mt. Powell (13,360), class-2 snow
Dates:	Sat-Sun, June 10-11
Maps:	Mt. Thompson, Mt. Darwin (W)
Contact:	Ron Karpel, ronny@karpel.org,
	Bob Suzuki, bobszk@bigfoot.com, (H)408-259-0772 (W)510-657-7555 X223

Not only the SPS and the USGS disagree about the location of the 
"real" summit of Mt. Powell, the USGS itself changed it's mind a 
few times in the previous millennia.  So, where is Mt. Powell? 
come and help us find out.  There are 3 summits to chose from, 
and if you know Bob, he will probably make us climb all 3.  As for 
me, I just have my eyes on the snow couloir on it's northern slop. 
As for Thompson, it's the higher mountain, but it is overshadow by 
it's wandering neighbor.  We will have to climb it simply because it 
is there. Ice axe and crampon experience required.


*** Darwin
Peak:	Darwin (13,830) Class 3-4
Date:	July 1-4
Contact:	Chris Kramar (510)-796-6651

Darwin, king of the Evolution crest, is one of the finest summits in 
the Sierra. Walter Starr, Jr. wrote that the Evolution country was 
"the region where the grand crescendo of the Sierra touches at 
once the heart of the mountaineer and the artist."

We will start at North Lake and take the Lamarck Col route to 
Darwin Canyon to position ourselves at the foot of the glacier.  
Expect snow and rock travel that may be roped at times. Mt. 
Mendel will also be attempted.


*** South Lake/Bishop Pass
Peak:		Mt. Goode, Gilbert, Johnson Black Giant, Mt. Solomons, and Mt. Goddard
Date:	July 1-4
Contact: 	Tim Hult 408-970-0760,  Timdhult@aol.com

This trip will get us into an area loaded with class 2 and 3 peaks. 
Expect long days and miles.  Early season conditions may require 
ice axe and crampons.  Extensive snow coverage may turn this 
into a ski trip! 


*** The Isherwood Special 
Peaks:		Mt. Rose (10,776) with optional climb of Mt. Tallac (9,735) 
Dates:	July 7-9, 2000 
Leaders:  Bill and Dana Isherwood
	  dana@isherwoods.net (925)254-0739 (h) or (925)423-5058 (Bill at work) 

Climb Mt. Rose, Tahoe Basin's third highest peak, and leave your 
sleeping bag, tent, backpack, etc. at home. Join us for a decadent 
weekend at the private Carmel Ski Lodge in Truckee. Spend Friday 
and Saturday nights at the Lodge. Climb Mt. Rose Saturday and 
celebrate your ascent at a fun filled "happy hour", followed by a pot 
luck barbeque, and your favorite climbing videos Saturday night. 
Optional climb of Mt. Tallac on Sunday. Limited to 12. Cost: 
$15/person/night (private rooms for couples). For reservations, call 
Bill or Dana Isherwood .


*** San Benito County Peaks
Peaks: Laguna Mountain and other San Benito County Peaks
Date: No set date
Contact: Bill Hauser, 408-243-4566

Bill Hauser is looking for people to climb San Benito County Peaks.


*** Khumbu region of Nepal
Peak:	Island Pek or Mera Peak
Date:	Oct-Nov 2000
Contact: 	Tim Hult 408-970-0760,  Timdhult@aol.com

Four week trip into a spectacular and storied region of the 
Himalaya. These are "minimal" trekking peaks open to qualified 
class 3 peak baggers with snow experience.   Views of Everest 
and all those places you've heard about.  Experience and 
compatibility with groups on long "wilderness" trips a must.  


*** Argentina -  January 2001
Peaks:	A Seven Summit Mountain                 
Aconcaqua  6959 m
Contact: 	Warren Storkman, 650-493-895


*** Denali
Peak:	Denali, 20,320 ft.
Date:	May-June 2001
Contact: 	Tim Hult 408-970-0760,  Timdhult@aol.com

Been there twice but unfortunately haven't done it yet as weather 
and sickness (the flu) have kept me off the summit. Third time a 
charm?  Looking for qualified partners for this major, no nonsense 
peak.  Must have extensive experience in the following: high 
altitude climbing (18,000 ft +), excellent winter camping skills and 
equipment, proven ability to get along with partners on a multi-
week trip. Ice climbing and crevasse rescue will be taught if 
required. Prefer those with the ability to ski or willingness to learn 
how to ski with a pack on - need NOT be an expert!  Serious 
inquires only.


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which you are qualified. No simple rating system can anticipate all 
possible conditions.
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