Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

January Calendar


Through Jan 15:  26th Annual Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink at 701 K St., Sacramento.

Jan 5:  Holding the Hand Unseen.  Pacific Crest Trail 1974 pictorial journey with Ned Tibbits (MountainEducation.org) at the Auburn State Theater, livefromauburn.com.  Ned recounts how life in the wilderness affects the human spirit.

Jan 11:  Back Country Horsemen of Ca Motherlode Unit Day Ride to Hidden Falls Regional Park, bchcmlu.org.

Jan 11:  Snowshoe Hike at Donner Lakes Loop, 8:30 a.m., meetup.com/sierra-club/events.

Jan 11 – 15:  16th Annual Wild – Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, wildandscenicfilmfestival.org.

Jan 11, 13, 16, 18:  South Placer Cyclists B Ride, 9:30 a.m., meetup.com/Stray-Dog-Bicycles-Pack-Riders/events.

Jan 12, 26:  Mountain Bike at Hidden Falls, 9 a.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling.

Jan 13:  Echo Lake Snowshoe Hike, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Jan 13, 27:  Sierra Snowshoeing – Level 1: Scenic Tour at Donner Summit, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 16:  Ride the American River Parkway (Equestrian event), meetup.com/The-Sacramento-Haulin-Hoofs-Trail-Riders-Club/events.

Jan 17:  Monroe Ridge & Monument Trail Senior Hike in Coloma, sierraclub.org.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org.

Jan 17, 24, 31:  30 – 40-mile moderate paced road bike ride, 9:30 a.m., sfcyclists.com.

Jan 20:  Winter Navigation with Map & Compass at Donner Summit, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 20:  Cronan Ranch Hikes, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Jan 21:  The Sutter Buttes West Ridge Hike, middlemountainhikes.org.

Jan 27:  Wilderness First Aid with NOLS at Sacramento Valley Conservancy: Camp Pollock, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 27:  Sierra Cross Country Skiing – Level 1: Skate Technique at Tahoe Donner, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 27:  GPS Navigation Basics at Sacramento REI, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 27:  Folsom Lake Sweet Water Trail Runs (5k – 50k), rain or shine, tctruns.com.

Jan 27 – 29:  Back Country Horsemen of Ca Motherlode Unit Camping Trip to Camp Far West, bchcmlu.org.

Jan 28:  Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class – Level 1 at Auburn State Recreation Area/Quarry Trail, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 28:  American River Parkway Bike Ride, 10 a.m., meetup.com/Easy-Local-Hikes-and-Rides/events.

Feb 3:  Hidden Falls Trail Run, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 3:  Rock Climbing Anchors Class – Natural and Fixed Protection – Level 1 at Auburn State Recreation Area, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Feb 3:  The Sutter Buttes – Buttes Transect High or Low Hike, middlemountainhikes.org.

Feb 3:  Jed Smith ½ marathon, 30k, 50k, 50 mile Runs, Sacramento, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 3:  Foresthill Divide Loop 30k Run, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 4:  Racing Gnome 5k & 10k Snowshoe Race(s) at Soda Springs, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 6:  How to Complete the Tahoe Rim Trail: A Guide Panel Discussion, REI Sacramento, tahoerimtrail.org.

Feb 6:  Day Hike at Auburn State Recreation Area Confluence Loop, 9 a.m., meetup.com/sierra-club/events.

Feb 6:  Murderers Bar Auburn State Recreation Area Senior Hike, sierraclub.org.  Contact Jim at (530)756-3973 or cramerjc@gmail.com.

Feb 7:  Tahoe Rim Trail Summer Thru Hike applications open, tahoerimtrail.org.

Feb 8:  Snowshoe Hike at Loon Lake, 8:30 a.m., meetup.com/sierra-club/events.

Feb 8:  Back Country Horsemen of Ca Motherlode Unit Day Ride to Granite Bay, bchcmlu.org.

Feb 10:  Western States 100 Mile Run – 20-mile Training Run in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 10:  Stagecoach Trail Hike, sierraclub.org.  Contact Jack at (916)944-4942.


Upcoming Months:


Feb 17, 18:  Fourmidable 13k, ½ marathon, 35.5k, 50k Runs, Auburn, ultrasignup.com or singletrackrunning.com.

Feb 24:  Salmon Falls 50k Run, Coloma, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 25:  Fresh Tracks 5k Snowshoe Race, S. Lake Tahoe, ultrasignup.com or tahoemountainmilers.org.

Feb 25:  Wildfire in the Foothills.  A firefighter guided hike along the American River, discussing fire behavior, firefighting & fire ecology.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or 621-1224.

Mar 3:  Way Too Cool 50k Run, wtc50k.com, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 17:  Ruck a Chuck 50k Run, singletrackrunning.com.

Mar 17, 18:  Snow Camping 101, tahoerimtrail.org.

Apr 7:  American River 50-mile Endurance Run, ar50mile.com

Apr 14:  K2 Challenge Run, Auburn, singletrackrunning.com.

Jun 8 – 10:  Western States Horse Expo, Sacramento, horseexpo.com.

June 23 – 24:  Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, wser.org.





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