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Pinnacles Climber Appreciation Weekend · Fundraising Birding Hikes at Pinnacles · Summer Speaker Series (August)

2nd Annual Pinnacles Climber Appreciation Weekend (9/25/2014)

>> Friday October 24th through Sunday Oct 26th, 2014 <<

Join us for another action packed weekend of teamwork and fun! This year we will define preferred pathways and eliminate "social trails" leading to the Upper Crust and also Pipsqueak Pinnacle and the Unmentionable. Teams will further the excellent work started last year at Tourist Trap, Discovery Wall and Teaching Rock too. Bring your gear for late afternoon climbing and cash for Raffle Tickets and the Auction. Fun n Games Fri night, BBQ Sat night sponsored by the AAC! Access Fund Conservation Team, Friends of Pinnacles, National Park Service & Mountain Tools all support the event.

  • FREE Park Admission
  • FREE Camping
  • FREE Climbing
  • FREE T-Shirt
  • FREE Sat night BBQ & Entertainment
  • AWESOME Gear Raffle & Auction

To get the full skinny and pre-register for T-Shirt, Group Camp Site and Meal Preference go to our Web Site (www.mtntools.com/pinns) or contact us to field a local team and coordinate car pools.

Fundraising Birding Hikes at Pinnacles National Park (9/16/2014)

Join Pinnacles Partnership's Pinnacles Condor Fund for their Guided Birding Hikes this fall at Pinnacles National Park. Funds raised through these hikes will benefit the Condor Restoration Program.

Hikes will be led by Rusty Scalf and Richard Neidhardt. Scalf is a life-long birder who has been teaching bird identification to beginning birders since 1990. He is active in the County Breeding Bird Atlas programs of Alameda, Contra Costa, Yolo, and Solano counties. He also leads trips for the Monterey Birding Festival. Neidhardt is a long-time volunteer on the Pinnacles National Park's Condor Crew and has intimate knowledge of the Central California condor flock.

Fall hike dates are:

  • October 4 and 18
  • November 1 and 22
  • December. 6

The participation donation is $50 per person. All walks meet at the east side Visitor Center at 8:30 a.m. Participants should bring binoculars, water, lunch, and sun protection. Hiking trails and length of time are individualized depending on participants and other conditions. Plan to enjoy a full day of learning at Pinnacles National Park!

Click here to Register.

Email us with your questions.

Contact: Rochelle Fischer, 831-637-4879
Rochelle@pinnaclespartnership.org

Summer Speaker Series (August) (8/7/2014)

The Pinnacles Summer Speaker Series continues with:

Wildlife!

  • Aug 9th, 11:00 AM
    (Pinnacles West Side Visitor Center)
    Paul Johnson, wildlife biologist, will be discussing the varies and fantastic animals of Pinnacles National Park.
    We're a refuge of all kinds of amazing creatures from Coast Horned Lizards to might Mountain Lions.

Call of the Condor

  • Aug 16th, 11:00 AM
    (Pinnacles West Side Visitor Center)
    Condor biologist Arianna Punzalan will explain the life and details of this critically endangered bird as well as the story of the massive conservation effort that is bringing it back from the brink.

For more information call the West Side visitor station @ (831)389-4427.

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This is where we post the details for upcoming Friends Of Pinnacles sponsored events and activities. Please check back often to see if there is anything new in which you may want to participate.

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The Park Service organizes activities and events throughout the year. For details see the Events Calendar for Pinnacles National Monument or call: (831) 389-4485 ext. 0, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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