Sat Dec 15 Eagle Canyon (Cathedral City)  Meet time: 8 am
Leader: Mike Ovesen; 
Easy; 3 miles; 800 ft

Hike to a hidden palm oasis--hiking shoes/poles for dry falls and rock scrambling. (Non-members welcome; fee involved)

Mon Dec 17 Herman's Peak Trail (Coachella Valley Preserve)  Meet time: 8:00 am
Leader: Charles Buck; 
Moderate; 7 miles; 1000 ft

Coachella Valley Preserve's newest trail overlooking spectacularly eroded Moon Country and the San Andreas Fault. (Non-members welcome; max hikers:15 )

Tue Dec 18 Club Trail Work Day (Club Event)  Meet time: 7 am

The Earl Henderson Trail in Palm Springs. Grooming and repairing of water damage on this popular horse trail in South Palm Springs. Further information about a week out. DTHC organizes club members to volunteer, at places we often hike, to help maintain and improve the trails we often use. (Non-members welcome)

Fri Dec 28 North View - Maze and Window south (Joshua Tree National Park)  Meet time: 8 am
Leader: Nancy Pringle; 
Moderate; 8 miles; 1300 ft

A scenic winding trail with great rock formations. Moderately steep at first before leveling out through the Maze and the loop with clear views of Window Rock. A great way to experience many of the geological and natural features of Joshua Tree National Park on one trail. (Non-members welcome; max hikers:15 ; fee involved)

Mon Dec 31 Club New Year's Eve Hike & Potluck Lunch (Club Event)  Meet time: 745 am

Watch for your Evite, 3 hikes offered, after the hike all hikers partake in an awesome Potluck Lunch. Art Smith parking lot. 3 on website direction finder. Strenuous Hike DEPARTS at 800; Moderate Hike DEPARTS at 830; Easy Hike DEPARTS at 900. Potluck LUNCH 1100 (after all hikes return). SIGN-UP AT THE TRAIL HEAD prior to departure. Bring your favorite potluck dish to share for HAPPY NEW YEARS lunch even if you are not up to hiking. MEMBERS ONLY. (Members only)