February 2015 Calendar

Feb 1, 8, 15, 22: Let’s Meet Up for a Ladies Road Ride, 9:00a.m. – noon, Flower Farm Inn & Café in Loomis, meetup.com/Bella-Fiore-Ladies-Cycling-Club/events.  Intermediate – advanced ride, 25 – 45 miles.  Must RSVP.

Feb 3: El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol general meeting at Placerville USFS supervisor’s office at 6:00p.m., ednsp.org.

Feb 4, 11, 18: C28 Mountain Goat “35 mile” Road Bike Ride from various locations i.e. Newcastle Produce, meetup.com/pedalclub/events (9:00a.m. start).

Feb 6, 13, 20, 27: Mountain Bike Fridays at local staging areas, including Hidden Falls Regional Park, 9:30a.m. (winter starting time), meetup.com/hammerinwheelsmtbclub./events.  Must RSVP.

Feb 7: Cronan Ranch Bird Walk, led by Howard Williams, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224 for more information.

Feb 7: American Canyon Ultra Marathon & Trail Race, ultrarunning.com.  Start/Finish at the Auburn Overlook.

Feb 7: 37th Jed Smith 30k/50k/50mi and half marathon fun run, chipsrunning.com/jed-smith-ultras.

Feb 7: North Fork American River Day Hike.  Contact Jon at (916)967-1018 or sierraclub.org.

Feb 7, 14: Trail Work Day!  Join FATRAC at the Foresthill Divide Loop Trail and Drivers Flat from 9:00a.m. – 1:00pm, meetup.com/FATRAC/events.

Feb 7, 14, 21, 28: Ultimate Frisbee Pickup Game at Henningson Lotus Park at 11:00a.m., meetup.com/Cool-Mountain-Athletes.

Feb 11: Jenkinson Lake Hike for Seniors.  Contact Chris at fox_chris@att.net or (916)918-9510 or sierraclub.org.

Feb 13 – 22: Ice Skating in Sacramento since 1940, 3:00p.m. – 9:00p.m, skatesacramento.com.

Feb 14: Valentine’s Day!

Feb 14: Cronan Ranch moderate 4 mile hike, 9:00a.m. – noon.  Contact arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Feb 14: Western States 100 Mile Run Training Camp (last 20 miles), wser.org/training-runs or ultrasignup.com.

Feb 14: Elegant Ears Mule Association Trail Ride at the Olmstead Loop in Cool.  Expect 30 riders & trailers, parkwatchreport.org.

Feb 15: Scenic Sierra Hike Series: Andesite Peak, 10:00a.m.  Contact rei.com/outdoorschool for more information.

Feb 16: Lower American River 7-8 mile Hike for Seniors.  Contact Madeliene at (916)361-7176 or sierraclub.org.

Feb 18: Intro to Snowshoeing for Seniors at Tahoe Donner Snowshoe/Cross Country Ski Center, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Feb 18: Divide Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), divideha.org.

Feb 18: Loomis Basin Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at the Round Table Pizza Parlor in Loomis (6:30 – dinner; 7:00p.m.), garlic.com/~lbha.

Feb 20: Train for a Tri with Total Body Fitness, 6:15p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Feb 21: Fourmidable 13.1 mi/50k/100k Runs.  Start and finish at the Cool staging area (Olmstead Loop), ultrasignup.com or singletrackrunning.com/fourmidable.

Feb 21: Kings & Queens Snowshoe Trek, Castle Rock Loop, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.  Starts at Kingsbury North Trailhead, tahoerimtrail.org.

Feb 22: Fresh Tracks at Lake Tahoe 5k Snowshoe Race, tahoemtnmilers.org.

Feb 25: PGE Day Hike for Seniors overlooking the American River.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org.

Feb 25: Trail Talk:  Equine First Aid & Colic at Cabela’s Reno, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.  Contact Shannon@tahoerimtrail.org or (775)298-4490.

Feb 27 – Mar 8: North Lake Tahoe Snowfest, tahoesnowfestival.com.

Feb 28: Knickerbocker/Cool REI Run Series, 8:30a.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.  This is a family and dog friendly 5k and 10k run/walk with approximately 150 participants.  Cool staging area (Olmstead Loop) will be closed to non-participants till noon.

Feb 28: Salmon Falls 50k Run, salmonfalls50k.com.

Feb 28: Hike at Hidden Falls Regional Park.  Contact Greg at greg.j.hoyt@sbcglobal.net or (916)802-7874 or sierraclub.org.

Mar 1: Trekking Pole Techniques at Auburn State Recreation Area, 10:00a.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 1: Lake Natoma 50k/26.2mi/13.1mi Runs, Folsom, elementalrunning.com/races.

Mar 5: Tevis Talks with Clinton Anderson at the Old State Theater in Auburn.  Buy tickets online at teviscup.org or call (530)823-7282.

Mar 5: Georgetown Divide Equestrian Trails Foundation general meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), gdetf.com.

Mar 7: 26th Annual Way Too Cool 50k, wtc50k.com.

Upcoming Months:

Apr:  Knickerbocker Canyon 13.1 mile, 10k, 5k Trail Runs.

Apr 7:  Divide Chamber mixer at Pilot Hill Grange in Cool at 5:30p.m., dividechamber.com.

Apr 18:  American River Endurance Riders Classic 25/50/70 Mile Rides, aerc.org.  Contact George at 916-203-5147 or findem12@hotmail.com.

Jun 5 – 7:  horsexpo.com.

July 25:  27th Donner Lake Triathlon.