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Sierra Club outings for this area

Don Quilici

— Aug. 9: Celebrate the twilight.

Hike in the Red Mountains, north of Reno.

Meet at Maxey Pass at 5:30 p.m. for a jaunt to the top of Red Peak.

This is a roundtrip of 4 miles with an elevation gain of 500 feet.

Picnickers can join the group at 7:30 p.m. at the nearby Dandini Gardens.

Dogs are OK on leashes.

Call for details and directions.

Call Ridge Walker at 853-8055 or Marsha Rouse at 849-7650.

— Aug. 11: Climb Freel Peak.

Bag one of the highest mountains in the Carson Range.

Located on the south rim of the Tahoe Basin.

A 10 mile trip with an elevation gain of 3,000 feet. This one is quite difficult.

The first half is on the Tahoe Rim Trail but the summit assault is all cross-country.

Dogs are OK on leashes.

Call Ridge Walker at 853-8055 or Pete Gaspers at 786-1246.