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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Between Each Step"
    Jul 15, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, "Between Each Step: A Married Couple's Thru Hike On New Zealand's Te Araroa" by Patrice La Vigne, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Virtual Event: So you want to hike the Trans-Catalina Trail
    Jun 03, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event - Zoom
    Join us on Thursday, June 3rd at 5:30pm Pacific/8:30pm Eastern on Zoom for an interactive, virtual presentation that will leave you ready and wanting to hop aboard the ferry to explore Catalina and the Trans-Catalina Trail. The session will conclude with a question and answer period.
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Pure Land"
    May 27, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, "Pure Land: A True Story of Three Lives, Three Cultures and the Search for Heaven on Earth" by Annette McGivney, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Ranger Confidential"
    Apr 29, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, "Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks" by Andrea Lankford, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart"
    Mar 18, 5:30 PM – 6:10 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, "Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart: An Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Carrot Quinn, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "The Nature Fix"
    Jan 28, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, "The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative" by Florence Williams, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, January 28th, 2021 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Grandma Gatewood's Walk"
    Dec 10, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, "Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail" by Ben Montgomery, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, December 10th, 2020 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "The Hidden Life of Trees"
    Oct 29, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, October 29th, 2020 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Virtual Workshop: Leave No Trace & Other Minimum Impact Practices
    Oct 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Perhaps you've heard the phrase "Take only pictures, Leave only footprints." This virtual workshop will focus on the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace. Or, in other words, participants will learn about minimum impact practices for visiting the outdoors.
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  • Virtual Workshop: What are the 10 Essentials?
    Oct 14, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    The 10 Essentials are a collection of first aid and emergency items that can help you in the event of minor injuries, sudden weather changes, or unexpected delays. This Virtual Workshop will discuss The 10 Essentials in detail and the reasoning behind carrying each item.
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home"
    Sep 24, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home by Heather "Anish" Anderson, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • National CleanUp Day: Hike Murphy Ranch Trail & Leave It Better Than We Found It!
    Sep 19, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM PDT
    Murphy Ranch, Sullivan Fire Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, USA
    September 19th, 2020 is National CleanUp Day! Join me at 7:30am for a 3.5-4 mile hike in the Pacific Palisades area as we explore the Murphy Ranch Trail. Once we marvel at the graffiti and take some photos, we'll help to leave the place better than we found it. Gloves & trash bags will be provided.
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  • Virtual Happy Hour: Hiking & Backpacking in the USA!
    Sep 15, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    On Tuesday, September 15th at 5:00pm Pacific/8:00pm Eastern, grab your beverage of choice, log in to Zoom, and let's chat! For this month’s Happy Hour, we’ll be discussing hiking and backpacking around the United States!
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  • Virtual Social Hour: National Park Jeopardy
    Sep 13, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Join us for virtual social hour on Sunday, September 13th at 4:00pm PDT/7:00pm EDT where we'll play a fun game of National Park themed Jeopardy!
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  • Virtual Workshop: Sleeping Bags & Sleep Systems
    Sep 09, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Join Pete Garcia of the 20s & 30s Section Angeles Chapter Sierra Club for a virtual presentation and discussion on Sleeping Bags & Sleeping Systems on Wednesday, September 9th!
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  • Virtual Workshop: Cooking While Camping & Backpacking
    Sep 02, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Join Krista Muscarella and a panel of Sierra Club Outings Leaders to learn more about Cooking While Camping. Whether you're going out for a car camping trip, heading out on a backpacking trip, or cooking for a crowd of 40+ people, we will demo some tips, tricks, and even our favorite recipes!
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  • Always an Adventure Virtual Book Club - "Blue Highways"
    Aug 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    Pick up our next book club pick, Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon, and join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 to discuss the book in addition to our longings for our next great adventure!
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  • Virtual Social Hour: Share Your Favorite Hiking Photo!
    Aug 25, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Online Event - Zoom
    I'll be joining Kevin Schlunegger of the 20s & 30s Section of the Angeles Chapter Sierra Club to co-host a Virtual Social Hour on Tuesday, August 25th from 6:00-7:30pm PDT / 9:00-10:30pm EDT. We'll be using Zoom and asking participants to share their single greatest hiking photo of all time!
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