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Participant Information

Follow these steps for a successful adventure!

Information for Outings Participants

  • Is it right for you? Find out by reading the outing announcement.

  • Sign up by contacting the trip leader by phone or email. You’ll learn about requirements for the trip like fitness level, equipment, and get directions to the meeting place.

  • Read the standard waiver you’ll be asked to sign at the beginning of the outing. It can be found on the web at

Bring the Ten Essentials on any outing


1.   map
2.   compass
3.   flashlight
4.   sunglasses
5.   food & water
6.   extra clothing
7.   waterproof matches
8.   candle
9.   pocket knife
10. 1st Aid Kit with prescriptions/over-the-counter medication you regularly use.


During the Outing

Talk to the leader during the trip if you experience any difficulty or have questions about the route or schedule. Always stay with the group and notify the leader or co-leader if you cannot keep up.


In the interests of facilitating the logistics of some outings, it is customary that participants make carpooling arrangements. The Sierra Club does not have insurance for carpooling arrangements and assumes no liability for them. Carpooling, ride sharing or anything similar is strictly a private arrangement among the participants. Participants assume the risks associated with this travel

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