Press Release June 6, 2001

June 6, 2001 Press Release News Item for local newspapers (The Tribune, Sun Bulletin) -- sponsors Valencia Peak Hike, June 16, 2001 10AM-Noon, all welcome.

Neil Farrell,

Perhaps your readers would like to know that at  we have started a "Morro Bay Area Hiking Club."  Anyone interested in joining or organizing a hike, can simply join our new Yahoo! Group "hikemorrobay" by going to  or sending an email to hikemorrobay-subscribe@[remove] The first hike is: Valencia Peak Hike, Saturday, June 16, 2001 10 AM-Noon.

Everyone is invited to attend. No dogs are allowed on this trail.

Description: Hike Valencia Peak, a semi-strenuous hike to the top and back leaving from and returning to the Montaņa de Oro Visitor's Center. Meet in parking lot by visitor's center at 9:45 AM.

Moderate pace... all ages welcome. Bring water, snack. Just for fun, companionship, and exercise.

Participants are asked to send an e-mail to hikemorrobay-owner@[remove]  to indicate that they plan to attend, but reservations are not necessary. A map to the Sate Park is at  and the Visitor's Center is shown at 

Thanks, Mike Baird

Mike Baird  mike@[remove]  Morro Bay, CA phone (805) 704-2064