August 2014


On-Going On-Going Tuesday Volleyball. Join Yahi Group members and friends for friendly, co-ed volleyball every Tuesday night at 7PM at the Chapman Center (corner of East 16th Street and B Street in Chico). Cost: $3-4 per night. For those at the intermediate level with some volleyball experience. For more information, call Karen, 899-8305 or Betty, 345-7205.

Volunteer Trail Work in Bidwell Park. Volunteers are needed to work in restoration areas, on trails an to remove invasive plants. Various projects are scheduled almost every week. For more information, call Bidwell Park volunteer coordinator at 896-7831. Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

August Saturday, August 9 Mello Hike at Colby Meadows (grade 1, class A) We will take a 4-5 mile hike in another area of Colby Meadows. Boots or stout walking shoes are recommended. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen and appropriate clothing. If you wish, bring binoculars, a camera and bird and plant field guides. If time permits, we will drive afterwards to the Colby Mountain Lookout. Meet at Chico Park & Ride at 9AM. Leader: Larry, 342-7998.

Thursday, August 21 Sierra Club Newsletter Mailing Prep. Join us to help prepare the newsletter for mailing; it only takes about two hours, and we always have a lot of fun! Volunteers are always needed: newcomers and old members are both welcome. Call 343-9277 for directions and more info.

Saturday, August 23 Butt Mountain Hike (grade 2, class B) Join us to climb 7870 Butt Mountain just south of Hwy 36. Total distance of 11 miles with a climb of 1500 to the summit. We will start along pretty Carter Creek and Meadow and then follow the Pacific Crest Trail before turning off for the final climb to enjoy great views of Mt Lassen and Lake Almanor. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen, a hat and boots or footwear with good tread. Final part of climb is on rocky lava cap. Meet at Chico Park & Ride at 8:30AM or Elam Rest Area at 9:30AM. Leader: Alan, 891-8789 or