Your Rockhopper Volunteer The next Rockhoppers meeting will be Electronic Newsletters Membership Application Officer Roster and Renewal Form Monday This newsletter is available in a number President: February 11, 2008 of different formats. Benefits: Steve d’Adolf firstname.lastname@example.org The Picket Fence Restaurant Email – Graphics are stripped from the • A patch for new members (858) 451-2130 945 S. Santa Fe Avenue newsletter so that the news can be • A membership card Vista, CA 92083 delivered in the body of an email, and • A subscription to the club 760-945-4357 not have to be a large file attachment. newsletter Vice President: Eartha Johnson • Pre-registration rate for walks even Dinner is at 6 p.m. The meeting follows Download – The full-graphics version of if you don’t pre-register email@example.com at 7 p.m. the newsletter will be available as a (760) 724-0754 Last Name _______________________ download from our Rockhoppers web Members are encouraged to come to site. You can download and print the Vice President – Registration our monthly meetings to meet other newsletter on your own computer. First Name _______________________ & AVA Sales: walkers, have a nice dinner, and learn Marilyn Escher about new upcoming club events. Print Newsletter – The newsletter will Last Name _______________________ firstname.lastname@example.org continue to be delivered via U.S. Mail for (760) 746-0897 those who can not, or do not want to First Name _______________________ take advantage of the electronic Treasurer: Rockhopper 2007 Year Round formats. Philomena Stein Walk Stats Address _________________________ (760) 945-0016 It is hoped that the majority of our City ____________________________ Our Year Round Events (YREs) members will take advantage of the Secretary: continue to be popular with both our State _______ Zip Code ___________ electronic delivery of the newsletter so Lucy Nelson local members, and visitors to San that we can reduce the number of email@example.com Diego from all over the country, as well printed copies, so that we can continue Phone Number ( ) ______________ (760) 294-6321 as from Canada. to keep our costs under control. Email Address ____________________ Membership Chairperson: Below are our totals for 2007 If you would like to try out the new Noby Sederholm electronic delivery please send your [ ] New Application [ ] Renewal firstname.lastname@example.org Carlsbad 10K: editor an email – (760) 728-1827 Total for the year: 74 email@example.com [ ] Individual Membership ($10.00 per person) Newsletter Editor & Web Master: Carlsbad 14K: Your feedback is always desired and [ ] Family Membership ($15 per family) Steve d’Adolf Total for the year: 28 appreciated. If you have comments, firstname.lastname@example.org suggestions, or complaints, please do Total amount enclosed $ _____ (858) 451-2130 Oceanside: not hesitate to send them as well. Total for the year: 91 Make checks payable to Publicity Chairperson: Membership Renewal Due The San Diego County Rockhoppers Sharon Fritz (858) 487-9662 Old Town: Please check the address label on your I am interested in helping the club put Total for the year: 105 newsletter to see if it is time to renew on events. Please consider me for: Historian: Jan Owen Downtown/Waterfront: your annual membership. [ ] Helping at the start table at a walk (760) 432-8776 Total for the year: 107 [ ] Helping at a walk check point Your membership dues help pay for [ ] Helping to prepare event brochures Trailmaster: this newsletter, as well as other [ ] Helping to distribute event brochures Tom Escher club activities. We value your email@example.com 5 Km Year Round Walks [ ] Helping to design event awards (760) 746-0897 membership and hope that you will [ ] Helping to lay out a walking route continue to support the [ ] Other _____________________ All of our San Diego Club’s activities. Check out our club web site for Send Completed Form To: new and updated County Rockhopper Thank You to everyone who San Diego County Rockhoppers walk and event information. walks now have has renewed their c/o Noby Sederholm membership. 2592 Daily Drive a 5Km option. Fallbrook, CA 92028 www.sandiegorockhoppers.com 2008 CVA Convention Volkswalk Today, more than 150,000 people visit The 2008 California Voilkssport 2008 Upcoming Events the fields each year, many of whom Convention (CVA) Convention will Year Round - San Diego 13th Annual Walk To The have been returning year after year. The be held at the 4 Star Flamingo Downtown/Waterfront (SDCR) Flowers/Strawberries Flower Fields® continues to operate as Conference Resort & Spa in Santa a working ranch, and is still the only Rosa on the western edge of the Year Round – Old Town (SDCR) Carlsbad, CA Ranunculus grower in the world that famous Napa-Sonoma Wine April 19, 2008 Country May 2-4. Year-Round – Carlsbad (SDCR) Start Location: Carlsbad Convention & Visitors Center allows visitors to walk the fields to Year-Round – Oceanside (SDCR) This year’s The Sonoma hosts, 400 Carlsbad Village Drive experience the flowers up-close. ============================== Carlsbad, CA County Stompers Invite everyone to NOTE: THERE IS A SEPARATE FEE participate in the convention Start Time: Between 8:00 a.m. and TO ENTER THE FLOWER FIELDS. Feb 11 – Club Dinner Meeting activities, and consider extending Noon Finish Time: Must be off the trail by Fees: your stay to include a few days of Feb 16/17 – Palm Desert (LDR) This walk is a credit-only walk wine tasting at the many wineries 3:00 p.m. along the Highway 12 corridor. Mar 1/2 – Newport Beach (LTSW) Pets: Credit Only: $3.00 (For either pre- th Pets are OK on a leash with cleanup, registration, or on the day of the event.) The hotel has provided an outstanding Mar 8/9 – Riverside (25 Anniversary) except on the seawall and in the flower Miscellaneous: rate of $99 a night for a deluxe room. (LDR) fields. Restrooms and restaurants can be For just $20 more, $119 a night will get Mar 15/16 – Pasadena (HST) Trail Description: The walk is rated a found at the start point and at the you complimentary Health Club passes 1+. It will be on city streets, on the Carlsbad Company Stores, as well as and Continental Breakfast for up to two Apr 19 – Carlsbad (SDCR) seawall, on side streets, and on to the along the route. registered guests. flower fields. Strollers, wagons, and Water will be available at the May 2/3/4 – CVA Convention (Santa Besides the CVA business activities, the wheelchairs are OK. Start/Finish and control points. . Rosa) hosts have arranged four (4) sanctioned walks, including one along the Bay Area ============================== Directions: Take yourself out of the ordinary and From I-5 North or South, exit at Ridge Trail. spend a few hours in one of nature's Carlsbad Village Drive (Elm Street). HST – Hollywood Star Trekkers wonders - our Fields of Dreams, our Head west on Carlsbad Village Drive. The deadline for booking a hotel room is LDR – Low Desert Roadrunners Fields of Color. A place where kids can The start point is on the right, just before April 1, 2008. You can call (707) 545- run and adults can linger - 50 acres of the railroad tracks between State St. 8530, or (800) 848-8300, or register LTSW - Laguna Turf 'N Surf Walkers extraordinary color in bloom on a hillside and Carlsbad Blvd. online at www.flamingoresort.com overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with a Mention the “CVA Convention” SDCR – San Diego County special nursery, garden, and gift shop to get the special rate. From I-15, take Highway 78 to I-5, south Rockhoppers by Armstrong Garden Centers, and festivals throughout the season. Also on I-5 and follow the directions above. visit our Miniature Rose Garden. Since 1993 The Flower Fields® have The complete walk brochure, including a A great list of all scheduled California expanded to include displays of new map can be found at the club web site at walks can be found at the California spring flowers for your garden. These www.sandiegorockhoppers.com Volkssport web site. displays and the Artist Garden continue the tradition of bringing the joy and http://www.walkcalif.info/ exuberance of color and nature to our visitors. Picking up where it left off last year, the All American Rose Garden will continue to delight our visitors. Two Year-Round Walks Year-Round Volkswalk Year-Round Walk Year-Round Walk Harbor to Pier Carlsbad Downtown San Old Town San Diego 14K (8.7 miles) Oceanside Diego/Waterfront 10K (6.2 miles) & 5K (3.1 miles) 10K (6.2 miles) & 5K (3.1 miles) 10K (6.2 miles) & 5K (3.1 miles) 10K (6.2 miles) & 5K (3.1 miles) January 1 to December 31, 2008 January 1 to December 31, 2008 January 1 to December 31, 2008 January 1 to December 31, 2008 Credit Only Credit Only Credit Only Credit Only Start Location: Start Location: Start Location: Best Western Hacienda Hotel Old Town Ocean Palms Beach Resort Holiday Inn On The Bay 4041 Harney Street San Diego, CA 2950 Ocean Street Start Location: 1355 North Harbor Blvd. Carlsbad, CA Oceanside Marina Inn San Diego, CA Parking: 2008 Harbor Drive N Available at the Old Town Trolley Station, Identify yourself as a volksmarcher to Oceanside, CA Ask for the Walking Box at the bellman Old Town State Historical Park, an along the receptionist at the front desk and or concierge desk in the hotel lobby. area streets. ask for the volksmarching material. This Start Card: is an honor-system, self-serve activity. Railroad Friendly Thank you for your cooperation. There is no pre-registration, and (3 blocks from the Amtrak Santa Fe Railroad Friendly everyone must obtain a start card and The Coaster and San Diego Trolley stop at These year-round events can be walked Trolley/Coaster Station) pay the appropriate fee if credit is the Old Town Station. daily from January 1 to December 31, desired. All start cards must be 2004 Although this facility is open 24 Pets: Amtrak stops in downtown San Diego, returned at the completion of the event. hours daily, we request that you walk Dogs are allowed, on a leash, with where the trolley can be used to get back Upon your return, stamp your books if from DAWN TO DUSK only. clean-up. However, it is probably not a to Old Town. credit is desired. Remember, only one good idea to take a dog along through Parking: Side street parking is EVENT CREDIT for the first half year the busy and crowded area in the Pets: available. and one event credit for the second half Leashed pets are allowed on the walk. Gaslamp Quarter and Seaport Village. year may be entered in the event book Trail Description: Pets: Leashed pets are allowed on the for each event. You may participate for Trail Description: The trail starts at the walk, but NOT ALLOWED ON THE DISTANCE CREDIT without limit. The trail starts at the Best Western Holiday Inn Hotel, goes along the San SEAWALL OR BEACH AREAS. Hacienda Hotel, goes through Heritage Diego Waterfront to the east end of the IVV credit is $3.00, others free. Park, and then goes uphill for about 1/2 Trail Description: The trails for both airport runway, then through Balboa mile on sidewalks through Heritage type walks are rated 1+. The trails will take Park, around Petco Park the home of residential area to Mission Hills Nursery you along the beach, residential, and Trail Description: This walk is rated the San Diego Padres, through the which was started in 1910. The route city areas. The trails are mostly paved 1+. The walk will be along the harbor Gaslamp Quarter, up over the continues through more Heritage type sidewalks, but there are some dirt perimeter, beach, and beach-front, city Convention Center, through Seaport areas, Presidio Park, and along old San shoulders which may pose a problem for sidewalks, to the end of Oceanside Pier. Village, past the USS Midway Museum, Diego State Historical Park. baby strollers. There are some long The terrain is mostly flat, except for the the cruise ship docks, past the Star Of India sailing ship, and back to the gentle slopes which may prove ramp to the pier, and on leaving the The walk is rated 2 due to the hill at the Holiday Inn. challenging for wheelchairs. Strand. Wheelchairs, strollers, wagons, start of the walk. etc. are welcome. Pets ok on a leash, The walk is rated 2 due to the hill when Fees: Everyone is welcome to Fees: Everyone is welcome to but not allowed on the pier or on the going from the waterfront to Balboa participate, and the events are free. For participate, and the events are free. For beach. The walk is available daily. Park. those that wish to receive IVV credit, the those that wish to receive IVV credit, the fee is $3.00. You may walk twice in the We request that you walk from dawn to fee is $3.00. You may walk twice in the This walk qualifies for both College same day on the same event for the dusk only. same day on the same event for the Walk and Railroad Walk credit. same fee. same fee. Directions: From I-5 Directions: Directions: From I-5 North or South, Directions: From the north or south exit at Harbor From I-5: Exit at Old Town Avenue, exit at Carlsbad Village Drive (Elm Ave.) From I-5 Heading South: Exit at Front Drive in north Oceanside. Follow Once on Old Town Avenue, proceed to and head west on Carlsbad Village Street / Civic Center. Continue a few Harbor Drive to Harbor Drive N. Turn San Diego Avenue and turn left. Go to Drive. Go to the end of Carlsbad Village blocks to Ash Street. Turn right (west). right and continue along the harbor, past Harney Street and turn right. Go back Drive (Ocean Street) and turn right. The Proceed about 8 blocks to Harbor Drive. the Jolly Roger Restaurant to the 1/2 block to the Best Western Hacienda start point, OCEAN PALMS BEACH Turn left. The Holiday Inn On The Bay Oceanside Marina Inn at the end of Hotel Old Town on your right. RESORT, is on the right. is on the left. Harbor Drive North. IMPORTANT NEWS INSIDE SAN DIEGO COUNTY firstname.lastname@example.org Poway, CA 92064 17852 St. Andrews Drive Steve d’Adolf – Newsletter Editor San Diego County Rockhoppers February/March 2008 Volkswalking in San Diego County Important News The next Rockhopper scheduled walk is on Saturday April 19th . Details inside… The next Rockhoppers Club meeting will be held Monday February 11th. Details inside….
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