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Sierra Club

Welcome to the Crescenta Valley Group of the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club. If you live in or near the communities of Sunland, Tujunga, Montrose, La Crescenta, or La Canada-Flintridge, and want to become more active with the Sierra Club, contact us or join us on an outing. New Members are always welcome!

We are looking for outing leaders too! If you are a Sierra Club leader and would like to lead outings with us, please contact outdoorsygal@sbcglobal.net. If you would like to become a leader, the next training is April 11, 2015. Pasadena area location to be confirmed. . E-mail Steve Botan for information.  Click here for the Leadership Training Program application.

New to Sierra Club? Click here for the newcomer information events!

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Crescenta Valley Group News

Venture Freeway Overpass

Spot showing proposed animal overpass on the Ventura Freeway in Agoura, CA

San Gabriel Watershed

Bob "Bobcat" Thompson Hikes the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Parkway

Water Conservation: Reprioritizing Resources
Panorama city parkway basins collect runoff

Jyly 4th picnic

Dr. Jim Adams addresses the group before the hike at the July 4 picnic at Deukmejian Park.

Thailand

O: Thailand Cultural & Wildlife Adventure
Date:Thursday, February 12, 2015 to Saturday, February 28, 2015
Presented by: Angeles Chapter, Crescenta Valley Group
Leaders:

Level: Easy (Physically fit for Travel)
Location: Thailand

 

News of the Recent China Trip

 China Highlight/Yangtze River

April 20, 2013  -  May 4, 2013      

China

China

China

China
Pictures courtesy of Fred Dong

The trip was a well-paced journey to China.  It explored Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, where the Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties lived.  Climb the Great Wall, took a boat cruise on the Grand Canal of Hangzhou, and visit Suzhou's Silk factory. Set sail on the Yangtze River, enjoyed the wonderful scene of deep and quiet gorges, and the magnificent peaks as if they were cut by axes and knives.  Took a shore excursion to the Shennong Stream, where you may see the ancient roads, coffins in precipice, and even some rare animals such as golden-haired monkeys.  it also visited Xi'an's most important archeological site, where thousands of life-size terra-cotta warriors have been guarding the Emperor's burial site for over 2,000 years.  Discovered the mile-long riverside embankment where foreign investors once held sway over Shanghai.

Click for details and other trips.