SUNDAY OCTOBER 19th. Due to popular demand we are heading back to my favorite kayak spot, Anacapa Island. Celebrate a day filled with kayaking, a chance to swim among the kelp forests, a hike around the top of the island and a visit to the museum. On our last outing, we saw Manta Rays that swam right under our boats! We saw Girabaldi fish, Leopard sharks, dolphins and even flying fish! We visited the Seal Rookeries, kayaked under the arch, and explored several amazing caves. Space is limited so please reserve your spot. The cost is $179 and includes our trip out and back on Island Packers, your kayak and all your gear as well as 2 guides plus Robert and Susan and a tour of the island itself. Things you will need; Dress in layers, hat and sunscreen, wind breaker, water shoes/ sandals, lots of water, lunch and snacks, change of cloths for the boat ride home. We will meet at Oxnard Marina, 3600 South Harbor Blvd. Island Packers Oxnard at 8:30 am. Boat leaves promptly at 9 AM. For more info call Robert @ 805-798-2810. This will probably be our last trip out for the season so don’t miss it!!!
Saturday, November 29th.
Meet @ Nordhoff High School @ 9am. We Will car pool to Pine Mountain Road. This road is unmaintained and rough. Once we get to the top we will be at 7000 feet. The first trail we will be hiking on is 1 mile down with beautiful and Breath taking views that will take us to Raspberry Springs. Once we are here you will be able to revel in the beauty of the surroundings. After an inspiring visit here we will head back up the trail and over to our next adventure. Next we will head down the south side of Pine mountain to the Chorro Grande Springs. This trail has awesome views of the Channel Islands. This is where we will have lunch.
Both hikes combined are a total of approximately 4 miles. Not a great distance but filled with extreme beauty. The weather up on the mountain is unpredictible. Please dress in layers. A warm jacket is strongly advised. Bring a lunch, water, and please wear comfortable hiking shoes. This is not an endurance hike so all family members are welcome.
Saturday, October 4th. Meet at Nordhoff High’s parking lot @ 8 am. Carpool to trail head. We will follow the river mostly in the shade with lots of chances to cool off. There is lots of water flowing over the falls and they are spectacular. This is a very difficult hike. No wimps/no dogs as the day is long and the terrain is rough. Things you will need to bring; Comfortable hiking shoes, Hat/sunscreen, lots of water, food, (lunch and snacks), and dress in layers. The hike is approx. 5 miles each way so allow for a total time of about 6 hrs. of hiking. The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple. Please reserve your spot on line at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805-798-2810