Class: Wilderness First Aid with NOLS & REI

Sat, 3/10, 8 am-Sun, 3/11, 5 pm Group: NOLS & REI When: Saturday March 10, 8 am-Sunday, March 11, 5 pm Where: Ojai Valley Land Conservancy, Ojai, CA Cost: $235 members/$265 non-members (registration required) Details: Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, “What do I do now?”…

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Hike: Griffith Observatory

Thurs, 3/15, 6:30-9:30 pm Group: Griffith Observatory Hiking Group When: Thursday, March 15, 6:30-9:30 pm Where: Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA Cost: Free Details: This hike is going to differ from past events as we’re going to go to Griffith Observatory from our usual spot, parking lot #2 of the Merry-Go-Round in the Griffith Park. The…

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Get the Girls Out: Crystal Mountain

Sun, 3/11, 8:30 am-5 pm Group: SheJumps & K2 Skis When: Sunday, March 11, 8:30 am-5 pm Where: Crystal Mountain Resort, Enumclaw, WA  Cost: $10 + discounted lift ticket (registration required) Details: Get the Girls Out presented by K2 Skis is a national campaign to unite women as they support, challenge, mentor and inspire each other in…

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Editors’ Choice Awards 2014

After months and miles of testing, we found 12 products that set new benchmarks for performance, innovation, and value. Kelty TN 2 Kelty TN 2 (Courtesy Photo)Cowboy camping is fun—the bazillion stars overhead, that sense of complete integration with nature—until the rain starts to fall. And who among us hasn’t had a late-night, bleary-eyed scramble…

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Overnight: Moccasin Creek, Hemlock Falls & Hellhole Mt.

Sat, 3/3, 9:30 am-Sun, 3/4, 4 pm Group: Atlanta Outdoor Club When: Saturday March 3, 9:30 am to Sunday, March 4, 4 pm Where: Lake Burton, GA Cost: Free; carpool donation requested (registration required) Details: It looks like we’re going to have some great backpacking weather this weekend, so let’s get out and enjoy it with a…

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Chasing Light: Stories from a Wilderness Photographer

Thurs, 3/1, 5-7 pm Group: Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association When: Thursday, March 1, 5-7 pm Where: Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, Mammoth Lakes, CA Cost: $10 (tickets required) Details: Joshua Cripps started making remarkable photos while he was still in the womb. His first significant image, titled Sonogram, was praised for its graininess, deliberate blurring of details,…

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