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San Diego County, California

Trails and Ales 2019-2020 Hike Series-HAS REACHED CAPACITY

Repeats every month on February, March, April, November, December on the second Saturday until Sat Apr 18 2020 except Sat Dec 14 2019, Sat Apr 11 2020. Also includes Sat Dec 07 2019, Sat Apr 18 2020.
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:00am
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 10:00am
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 10:00am

*** The 2019-2010 Trails & Series has reached capacity. Check back around August 2020 for the 2020-2021 series announcement ***

What are two amazing assets that make San Diego one of the best places to live and visit in the United States? First, our beautiful landscapes -- including beaches, lagoons, grasslands, mountains and… Second, delicious craft beer!

Six caretakers of our natural environment in San Diego have joined together again to bring you Trails and Ales 2019-2020 -- unique recreational experiences that include a visit to a nearby craft brewery including Plan 9 Alehouse in Escondido, Nickel Beer Company in Julian, The Lost Abbey in Cardiff, Viewpoint Brewing in Del Mar, Smoking Cannon Brewery in Ramona, and Burger Bench in Escondido.

The Volcan Mountain Foundation (VMF) is partnering with San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC), The Escondido Creek Conservancy (TECC), Nature Collective (NC), San Diego Canyonlands (SDCL), and Hike San Diego (HSD)  for this fun series.

Limited to 30 registered participants (Age 21 years+) at each location. Sign up today!

  • Location: Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve and Nickel Beer Company 
  • Existing Supporters of Volcan Mountain:  $100 for all 6 hikes and brewery visits.
  • Public (Non-Member): $150 for all 6 hikes and brewery visits. 
  • Sign up to become a new member at the discounted Trails & Ales Rate of $25 ($10 discount): $125 (discounted new member hike series rate) includes your Supporter of Volcan Mountainannual contribution as well as all 6 hikes and brewery visits.
  • Registered participants will be emailed trailhead information and directions.

Helpful Information:

  • Suggested Attire: Close-toed walking shoes, 
    sun hat, and layers
  • Sunblock and water is recommended

Nickel Beer Company in Julian is sponsoring the Volcan Mountain Foundation's event on November 9th. Nickel Beer will provide Trail and Ales participants a special flight of tasters during their visit.

October 12, 2019 - San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy Hike with Plan 9 Alehouse

November 9, 2019 - Volcan Mountain Foundation Hike with Nickel Beer Company

December 7, 2019 - The Escondido Creek Conservancy Hike with Burger Bench

February 8, 2020 - Nature Collective Hike with The Lost Abbey | The Confessional

March 14, 2020 - San Diego Canyonlands Hike with Viewpoint Brewing Company

Meet new friends while enjoying the Great Outdoors. Join us for Trails & Ales!