Join us on some of the most spectacular trails in Death Valley National Park with hiking options ranging from 3 to 8 miles daily. Experience geological formations of 1.8 billion-year-old metamorphic rocks and be surrounded by a panorama of rugged canyons and towering peaks. Stay two nights at Furnace Creek Ranch and more! $290 for Sierra Club members. Click here for details.
Come on this intermediate cross-country ski and snowshoe trip to Badger Pass and other sites in and around Yosemite National Park. You can go skiing (downhill or cross-country), snowshoeing or just enjoy the beauty of winter in this national park. ! $285 for Sierra Club members. Click here for details.
Learn to cross-country ski in the back country with experienced instructors and enjoy ski touring and snowshoeing with expert leaders. Downhill or cross country skiing, snow boarding and snowshoeing touring all available on this trip to the Tamarack Nordic Ski Center. $305 for Sierra Club members. Click here for details.
The air is fresh and the crowds are few on this trip for skiers and non-skiers alike to enjoy Yosemite National Park. Ski, snowshoe or just enjoy winter at the glorious park. Cost is $600 per person for members and $625 for non-members. Click here for details.
Solvang and Then Some!
Visit the brand-new Wildling Museum, a mission, Lompoc, Ballard and of course the town known as Copenhagen of the West. Cost is $79 for Sierra Club members, $89 for non-members. Click here for details.
In Zion National Park, self-guided hikes reveal massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red, which soar into a bright blue sky. On a day trip to Bryce Canyon, leaders will offer shorter and longer hiking options through red forests of hoodoos (unique pillars of rock sculptured by the forces of erosion). Cost is $600 per person for members/$625 for non-members. Click here for details.
Rating: O (Backpacking Committee)
Spend eight days experiencing the unique and outstanding natural beauty of Maui. Hike into awesome Haleakala National Park's moonscape crater, with its vast array of colors and cinder cones. Traverse diverse vegetation zones, and meet the one-of-a-kind silversword! Enjoy moderate hikes or optional 11-mile Haleakala Super Hike that goes in, across and out of the crater. Cost is $1,345 for Sierra Club members and $1,479 for non-members before April 1. Click here for details.
[Refugio State Beach, header image by Dan Valdez]