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 +==== Sierra Conference 2013 ====
 +//Note for next year: include a suggested packing list.//
  
 +=== Dates ===
 +Friday, 23 Aug - Monday, 26 Aug
 +
 +=== Location ===
 +
 +
 +Lodgepole Group Campground, site A1
 +
 +Near Bear Valley, CA
 +
 +38.4775, -120.0238
 +(From Angel Camp, drive 50 miles east on Highway 4.)
 +
 +(Google maps: Overflow Campground, Bear Valley, CA 95223)
 +
 +== Activities ==
 +
 +[[http://​www.summitpost.org/​hiram-peak/​150618 | Hiram Peak]]\\
 +Easy/​moderate uphill trail from Highland Lakes campground to a ridge next to the mountain, then a semi-difficult scramble up loose rock and scree to another ridge that takes you to the summit. This trip should take a few hours, plus about an hour to drive there from the campground. At the base are the [[http://​www.sierranevadageotourism.org/​content_detail.php?​uid=sie6BFADE31BC656C95B | Highland Lakes]].
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 +[[http://​www.sierranevadageotourism.org/​content/​lake-alpine-recreation-area/​sieF9BA3E6495A746411 | Lake Alpine]]\\
 +Nearby lake for swimming and water sports. Bring swimsuits if you're interested in spending time here, and water sport equipment if you have it. Only a quick 10 minute drive down the road from our campsite!
 +
 +[[http://​www.parks.ca.gov/​pages/​551/​files/​CalaverasBigTreesWebBrochure2012.pdf | Calaveras Big Trees SP]]\\
 +Several trail options in the park, ranging from short and paved (North Grove Trail, 1.5 miles) to moderately difficult (River Canyon Trail, 4 miles each way with 1,000 ft. elevation gain and loss). The park is about 15 miles from our campground, and has an entrance fee of $8 per vehicle. [[http://​www.parks.ca.gov/​pages/​551/​files/​bigtreepaper_final.pdf | More Information]] on the available trails.
 +
 +== Maps ==
 +
 +Map from Berkeley Astro Dept: [[http://​goo.gl/​uJ3z6]]
 +
 +Map from Davis: [[http://​bit.ly/​11QUb6G]]
 +
 +Map from Stanford: [[http://​bit.ly/​1279PKY]]
 +
 +Map from Santa Cruz: [[http://​bit.ly/​13aZ94s]]
 +
 +Map from Santa Barbara: [[http://​bit.ly/​19zzODH]]
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 +Map from LA: [[http://​bit.ly/​18jil0S]]