Sierra Club Summer Hikes

Organization Sponsors Fun, Exploratory Summer Excursions in Santa Barbara County

Throughout every summer, the local chapter of the Sierra Club offers many fun, educational, and awe-inspiring hikes so Santa Barbarans can explore their county. Here are a few highlights from this season’s schedule:

• Saturday, June 20: Tequepis Trail-Climb up the north side of the Santa Ynez Mountains. (11 miles; moderate difficulty. Call 705-3025.)

• Sunday, June 21: Ennisbrook-Valley Club Loop-Follow Ennisbrook trailhead up to the Summerland Reservoir. (5 miles; moderate difficulty. Call 964-5411.)

• Sunday, July 5: Goleta Beach-Hike along the beach at low tide, then up onto More Mesa. (4.5 miles; easy. Call 965-9953.)

Call the phone numbers above for times, start locations, and information about carpools to meet-up sites. RSVPs are requested.

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