Wednesday Hiking Class Schedule
Fall 2007
Cabrillo College PE 37 Section 53935
Instructor: Phil Kaplan
Phone: 477-5201 x1529


We meet each Wednesday at 9:30 AM and leave soon after. Do not be late! If you are meeting us at the hike site you will need to consult with me ahead of time as to the location and time. “Cost Plus” as a meeting place refers to the Gateway Plaza Shopping Center at 450 River Street in Santa Cruz, not “Costco”. Always check my message machine (477-5201 X1529) for daily updates. You can also contact me via e-mail: kaplanvb [at] cruzio.com.


Sept 5: Orientation at Cabrillo gymnasium
Sept 12: Wilder Ranch 1 (meet at Cost Plus or Hwy 1 pullout at Wilder main entrance)
Sept 19: UC Santa Cruz 1 (meet at Cost Plus or top of Spring St.)
Sept 26: Arana Gulch (meet at Cost Plus)
Oct 3: Nisene Marks 1 (meet at Cabrillo tennis courts)
Oct 10: Wilder Ranch 2 (meet at Cost Plus or Hwy 1 pullout at Wilder main entrance)
Oct 17: UC Santa Cruz 2 (meet at Cost Plus or top of Spring St.)
Oct 24: Wilder Ranch 3 (meet at Cost Plus or Hwy 1 pullout at Wilder main entrance)
Oct 31: Arroyo Seco Canyon (meet at Cost Plus or Delaware St. near Antonelli Pond)
Nov 7: Land of Medicine Buddha (meet at Cabrillo tennis courts. Very limited parking at hike site)
Nov 14: DeLaveaga and the Santa Cruz Circle Trail (meet at Cost Plus)
Nov 21: Pogonip (Cost Plus or Rincon Parking Lot on Hwy 9)
Nov 28: UC Santa Cruz 3 (meet at Cost Plus. Very limited parking at hike site)
Dec 5: West Cliff and the Monarchs (Cost Plus or Lighthouse Field restrooms)
Dec 12: Gray Whale Ranch (meet at Cost Plus. Very limited parking at hike site)
Dec 19: Wilder Ranch 4 (meet at Cost Plus or pullout at Wilder main entrance) *


*Our last hike is during finals week and is scheduled at our regular day and time. If you have a conflict with another final you will need to do a make-up hike before finals week.


We may encounter poison oak, ticks, wasps and mosquitoes on many of our hikes. Light-colored lightweight long pants and insect repellent are advisable. Always check for ticks and shower and wash clothes to avoid posion oak after each hike. Bring plenty of water and energy snacks and wear sunscreen. Good footwear is required.


See the course outline and hiking resources on this website for additional information.


Check the “Hotline” (477-5201x1529) weekly since this schedule is subject to change!