Ride List for December 2019

November 24 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.*** CANCELLED ***

November 24 – SUNDAY
SOUTH COUNTY OTAY LAKES JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.Meet at 8:45 am at Pepper Park in National City (I-5 to

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Ride List for November 2019

November 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for October 2019

October 2 – WEDNESDAY
FREE COASTER RIDE-PEDAL THE COAST
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.Public transportation is at no cost on October 2nd so you can experience multi-modal travel while reducing your carbon footprint. This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at

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Ride List for September 2019

September 1 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for August 2019

August 4 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for July 2019

July 7 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for June 2019

June 2 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for May 2019

May 5 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for April 2019

April 2 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45

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Ride List for March 2019

March 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for February 2019

February 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for January 2019

January 6 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for December 2018

December 2 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for November 2018

November 4 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.*** REPLACED BY MOSAIC GARDEN RIDE this week (see below) ***

November 4 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.Meet at 8:45 am

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Ride List for October 2018

October 7 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for September 2018

September 2 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for August 2018

August 2 – THURSDAY
UP, TILT AND DOWN
Difficulty Rating: up to 13 mi, steep grade(s), 10-12 mph average pace.
This short 12 mi ride goes slowly up the 400 foot high Torrey Pines Hill on the newly paved and striped bike lane, visits the tilted UC San Diego

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2018 Award Gala Celebration

SAN DIEGO CHAPTER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS

On Saturday, June 9th over 100 Sierra Club members and supporters joined in celebrating the Chapter’s 70th Anniversary Awards and Gala Celebration.  The event was held at the Hilton Harbor Island.  The room was filled with memorabilia from seven decades of

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Ride List for July 2018

July 1 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for June 2018

June 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Beat the Heat! Be Safe when Hiking this Summer in San Diego!

As summer approaches, the days become longer, the weather warms up and many of us want to get outdoors and explore the trails to local watering holes and waterfalls. Two of the most popular hikes in the area are Cedar Creek Falls and the Three Sisters

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Ride List for May 2018

May 1 – TUESDAY
COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster

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Ride List for April 2018

April 1 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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Ride List for April 2018

March 25 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay

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Ride List for March 2018

March 4 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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My Experience at the 2018 Women’s March in San Diego

I asked a few members of the Sierra Club San Diego to tell me about their experience at the 2018 Women’s March. Approximately 1.6 million people participated in the March across the United States to celebrate women and to march for a number of issues that affect

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Ride list for February 2018

February 4 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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New Year’s Resolution: Going Green

Is Being Green on Your New Year’s List of Resolutions?

You may remember Kermit the Frog singing the tune “it’s not easy being green”. Here are some tips from Michelle De Nicola on what you can do to live a greener lifestyle. Choose a couple of items

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Ride list for January 2018

January 7 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2

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How the Sierra Club is transforming into a more equitable, just and inclusive organization

All across America, the Sierra Club is hosting workshops for staff and volunteers to transform the organization to one that is more equitable, just and inclusive. Recently 4 volunteers, Mayela Manasjan (North County Coastal Group), Kelly Conrad (North County Group), Bobbi Jo Chavarria (San Gorgonio Chapter)

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Think Globally, Act Locally

While I was visiting family in early May, a favorite aunt (she’s as environmentally passionate as I am) and I saw the trailer for “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” and we clapped and hooted in the movie theater.  We were so excited for this movie

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Treasurer Needed

Treasurer Needed.
The Steering Committee is looking for a Treasurer.
1. You should be familiar with nonprofit accounting and QuickBooks and be able to spend 12 hours a month.
2. Work well with others and advise the Steering Committee
3. Write checks, pay bills
4. Prepare financial statements, reports, and budgets;
5. Monitor and evaluate club

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CHAPTER NOTES

 2016 Whale Watch
     
Sunday, February 21, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
NOTE: The January 17 trip was CANCELLED and rescheduled for the above date.
Join fellow Sierra Club members and friends as we venture out to locate gray whales. It will be the height of the grey whale

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Sierra Talks

Dr. Bruce Appleyard – Temporary Paradise? Smart Growth Catalysts and the Battle for Good Planning and Design
June 5, 2015  6:30pm
Joyce Beers Center, San Diego
More information here.

Monthly first Friday programs are free and open to the public.  The get-togethers begin at 6:30 pm with refreshments and representatives from Chapter groups.

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Gala 2015

WIN a HOBIE KAYAK or SPECIALIZED BICYCLE!
Drawing June 20, 2015, need not be present to win.
Tickets $5 each or 5 tickets for $20
Click HERE to purchase tickets and more information.

June 20, 2015  6:00pm-9:30pm
Hilton Harbor Island, San Diego
Click here for details Gala Awards Celebration
“Building a Better Future”
Printable

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Fighting For What We Value

Fighting for what we value is a huge expense, even though many experts, scientists, lawyers and volunteers provide their services to the Sierra Club for free. Your financial support enables the Sierra Club San Diego to continue working on your behalf for the environment.

In times like these,

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Wine Tasting – April 12

DON’T MISS THIS!
Sipping Sierrans Wine Tasting
Sign up now – space is limited
Sunday, April 12 at 2pm
Come join friends and fellow Sierrans for a wine tasting social event and fundraiser for Sierra Club San Diego. We are fellow members like you that gather to enjoy

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Nature Knowledge Workshop 2015

Nature Knowledge Workshop 2015
The Nature Knowledge Workshop (NKW) is the premier outdoor educational event held by the San Diego Chapter of the Sierra Club. This year, we will hold a revised program due to the constraints on overnight use of Foster Lodge after the fire. We

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Bus Trips 2015 Overview

Anza-Borrego Wildflower Bus Trip 2015
Saturday, March 14, Anza Borrego State Park

One of the blessings of living in San Diego is the opportunity to visit nearby Anza Borrego Desert State Park during the spring wildflower season. To take advantage of this opportunity, we would like you to

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Sierra Club Election

Those eligible to vote in the national Sierra Club election will receive in the mail (or by Internet if you chose the electronic delivery option) your national Sierra Club ballot in early March. This will include information on the candidates. You can also visit the Club’s

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Bus Trips 2015

The bus trips for 2015 are all set to go!

Check out the overview at here or see more details on each trip at http://www.sdsierraclub.org/

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Wilderness Basics Classes

The 2015 San Diego Wilderness Basics Class is starting soon on January 20. The Escondido Course started on January 6. See the WBC pages for Escondido and San Diego for more information.

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