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O: Thirty-Ninth Annual Hawai’ian Islands Hiking Adventure: Maui, The Valley Isle

Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014 to Saturday, June 21, 2014
Presented by: Angeles Chp Backpacking Comm
Level: Easy (O)

No backpacking. In 8 days experience the unique and outstanding natural beauty of Maui. Descend on hike into awesome Haleakala National Park moonscape crater, with its vast array of colors and cinder cones. Traverse diverse vegetation zones, and meet the one-of-a-kind silversword! Enjoy moderate hikes (4 miles/1,000 - 1,500' loss and gain) or optional 11-mile Haleakala Super Hike: in, across and out of the crater. Hike through rainforest and bamboo jungle to beautiful Waimoku Falls (4 mi rt; 900 gain/loss). Snorkel/swim at picturesque, less crowded beaches including Hana’s secret Red Sand Beach. Shop at legendary Hasegawa General Store. Awesome coastal views on the road to Hana. Share 2 houses at Hana Gardenland in a botanical garden with tropical fruit to pick (3 nights). 2 nights in a lodge and 2 nights in shared condos in Wailua (full kitchens, washer/dryer, swimming pools, whirlpool spas). Meals cooked group commissary style - all help with duties. Cost $1,345 w/SC# / $1,479 non-member before April 1; April 1- May 25 $1,479/$1,627; after May 25 $1627/$1790. Covered activities/costs: All ground transportation; all sumptuous breakfasts and dinners (ahi and two other BBQs); 7 nights cabins, lodge, and condo; two restaurant dinners inc. grand finale Aloha Dinner; cooking gear, logistics. Airfare is extra - best prices early. Cancellations received in writing after April 1 incur a $395 penalty; after May 3 a $739 penalty; after May 25 or no-shows forfeit all monies. NO EXCEPTIONS! Limit: 14; fills fast. For info only, send 1 self-addressed-stamped envelope. To signup, send email address, or, if no email send 3-4x9 sase's, with Home/Cell/Work phone #'s, $395 deposit ($92 non-ref) made out to Sierra Club, include hiking experience/conditioning info, to LEADER/ RESERVATIONIST: BILL CRANE 22351 Mission Cir Chatsworth CA 91311