Upcoming Eco Trips

Theme: Hydrotherapy for Flu Season

Destination: Deep Creek Hot Springs

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking in the San Bernardino National Forest
- Meet at Ocean Safari 6:00 am
- Return to Shop 5:00 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Forest Bathing & Hydrotherapy

Trip Cost: $48

What to Expect: 
- The trail is mostly dirt and rocky. 
- There will be a stream crossing. 
There is a 930 ft elevation loss and gain, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip. 
- We will have food to enjoy together while we soak in the mineral springs! 

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Theme: Tidepool Exploration

Destination: San Pedro

When: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 12:00 pm
- Meet at Tidepools on at 1:00 pm (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 5:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

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Theme: Edible Wild Spring Greens

Destination: Monrovia Canyon

When: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike to Monrovia Canyon Falls
- Meeting time 1:00 pm
- Finish time: 4:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Edible Wild Spring Greens

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy, with some moderate parts. There is about 800ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- Parts of the trail are paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- There will be shade in many areas, so it might feel chilly
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

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Theme: Golden Hour Aromatic Plants

Destination: Mt. Lowe

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Mt. Lowe in the Angeles National Forest, with overlooking views of Los Angeles.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 12:00 pm
- Return to Shop 6:00 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Sunset/Night Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail is mostly easy, dirt paths.
- There is about 500 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be in the 60-70°F. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination
- We will be walking and stopping to talk often.
- Cell phone service may be spotty, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

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Theme: Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer

Destination: Puente Hills Preserve

When: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike in the Puente Hills Preserve
- Meeting time 9:00 am
- Finish time: 12:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy to moderate. There is about 900ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme. 
- Most of the trail is packed dirt.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

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Theme: Spring Equinox Nature's Patterns

Destination: Whittier Narrows

When: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- This will be a family-oriented, kid-friendly event for a short walk, make observations, visit the nature center, and make cyanotype prints that you can take home. 
- Meeting Time: 1:00 pm
- Finish Time: 4:00pm 
- Exact meeting location will be emailed to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under "Morning Hike" in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme: Observing Nature's Patterns

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is easy and families with kids are welcomed. 
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together while making cyanotype prints

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Theme: Mustard Madness

Destination: Deb's Park

When: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike in Deb's Park
- Meeting time 9:00 am
- Finish time: 12:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Edible invasives & Sustainability

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy. There is about 400ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 2 miles round trip.
- We will be learning about invasive mustards and sustainability approaches, eating a prepared meal featuring mustard greens and flowers, and taking photos in the mustard fields. 
- Some parts of the trail are paved, some parts are packed dirt. 
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

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Theme: Tidepool Exploration

Destination: San Pedro

When: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 11:00 am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 12:00 pm (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 4:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

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Theme: Edible Spring Flowers

Destination: Monrovia Canyon Park

When: Saturday, April 11, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike to Monrovia Canyon Falls
- Meeting time 11:00 am
- Finish time: 2:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme: Edible Spring Flowers

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy, with some moderate parts. There is about 800ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- Parts of the trail are paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- There will be shade in many areas, so it might feel chilly
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

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Theme: Arbor Day/Earth Day Hike

Destination: Vetter Mountain

When: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Vetter Mountain Fire Outlook in the Charlton Flats Area of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 6:50 am
- Return to Shop 1:00 pm
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Parts of the trail is paved, dirt, and rocky.
- We will be hiking at an elevation of 5000ft. (not too high)
- Temperature is expected to be 50-60°F and might be windy. Please dress accordingly.
- The trail can be narrow (single track) in some parts
- There is about 600 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 5 miles round trip. (Mostly easy).
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination
- We will be walking and stopping to talk often.
- There may not be cell phone service up in the mountains, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

Theme Details

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Hydrotherapy for Flu Season
Deep Creek Hot Springs

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking in the San Bernardino National Forest
- Meet at Ocean Safari 6:00 am
- Return to Shop 5:00 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Forest Bathing & Hydrotherapy

Trip Cost: $48

What to Expect: 
- The trail is mostly dirt and rocky. 
- There will be a stream crossing. 
There is a 930 ft elevation loss and gain, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip. 
- We will have food to enjoy together while we soak in the mineral springs! 

Theme Details

Book Now

Tidepool Exploration
San Pedro

When: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 12:00 pm
- Meet at Tidepools on at 1:00 pm (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 5:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

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Edible Wild Spring Greens
Monrovia Canyon

When: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike to Monrovia Canyon Falls
- Meeting time 1:00 pm
- Finish time: 4:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Edible Wild Spring Greens

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy, with some moderate parts. There is about 800ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- Parts of the trail are paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- There will be shade in many areas, so it might feel chilly
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Golden Hour Aromatic Plants
Mt. Lowe

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Mt. Lowe in the Angeles National Forest, with overlooking views of Los Angeles.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 12:00 pm
- Return to Shop 6:00 pm.
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Sunset/Night Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail is mostly easy, dirt paths.
- There is about 500 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be in the 60-70°F. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination
- We will be walking and stopping to talk often.
- Cell phone service may be spotty, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

Theme Details

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Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer
Puente Hills Preserve

When: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike in the Puente Hills Preserve
- Meeting time 9:00 am
- Finish time: 12:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy to moderate. There is about 900ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme. 
- Most of the trail is packed dirt.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Spring Equinox Nature's Patterns
Whittier Narrows

When: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- This will be a family-oriented, kid-friendly event for a short walk, make observations, visit the nature center, and make cyanotype prints that you can take home. 
- Meeting Time: 1:00 pm
- Finish Time: 4:00pm 
- Exact meeting location will be emailed to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under "Morning Hike" in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme: Observing Nature's Patterns

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is easy and families with kids are welcomed. 
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together while making cyanotype prints

Theme Details

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Mustard Madness
Deb's Park

When: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike in Deb's Park
- Meeting time 9:00 am
- Finish time: 12:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in the confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Edible invasives & Sustainability

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy. There is about 400ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 2 miles round trip.
- We will be learning about invasive mustards and sustainability approaches, eating a prepared meal featuring mustard greens and flowers, and taking photos in the mustard fields. 
- Some parts of the trail are paved, some parts are packed dirt. 
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Tidepool Exploration
San Pedro

When: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 11:00 am
- Meet at Tidepools on at 12:00 pm (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 4:00 pm
- Please bring items listed under "Tidepool Outing" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Theme: Exploring Intertidal Marine Life

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Expect to get your feet wet, and wade in up to 1 ft of water
- Dive booties recommended (rental available)
- You may get splashed/sprayed by the waves
- The beach is very rocky, sharp, and slippery
- Air Temperature will likely be 60-65 degrees F
- No dogs allowed on the beach
- We will provide a light picnic meal together at the tide pools

Theme Details

Book Now

 

Edible Spring Flowers
Monrovia Canyon Park

When: Saturday, April 11, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We plan to hike to Monrovia Canyon Falls
- Meeting time 11:00 am
- Finish time: 2:00 pm
- Meeting location will be sent to you in confirmation email.
- Please bring items listed under “Morning Hike” in the Know Before You Go section of confirmation email

Trip Theme: Edible Spring Flowers

Trip Cost: $28

What to Expect:
- This trail is mostly easy, with some moderate parts. There is about 800ft elevation change, and we will be hiking about 4 miles round trip.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- Parts of the trail are paved, other parts are dirt/rocky.
- Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s - high 70s. Please dress accordingly.
- There will be shade in many areas, so it might feel chilly
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination

Theme Details

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Arbor Day/Earth Day Hike
Vetter Mountain

When: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Vetter Mountain Fire Outlook in the Charlton Flats Area of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 6:50 am
- Return to Shop 1:00 pm
- Forest Adventure Pass required for each vehicle, OSDT has two passes for our group
- Please bring items listed under "Day Hike" in Know Before You Go section of the confirmation email

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- Parts of the trail is paved, dirt, and rocky.
- We will be hiking at an elevation of 5000ft. (not too high)
- Temperature is expected to be 50-60°F and might be windy. Please dress accordingly.
- The trail can be narrow (single track) in some parts
- There is about 600 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 5 miles round trip. (Mostly easy).
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination
- We will be walking and stopping to talk often.
- There may not be cell phone service up in the mountains, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

Theme Details

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Date        
 
1/26 (Sun)
Hydrotherapy for Flu Season Deep Creek Hot Springs
 
2/9 (Sun)
Tidepool Exploration San Pedro
 
2/23 (Sun)
Edible Wild Spring Greens Monrovia Canyon
 
2/29 (Sat)
Golden Hour Aromatic Plants Mt. Lowe
 
3/14 (Sat)
Ecology for the Wilderness Explorer Puente Hills Preserve
 
3/22 (Sun)
Spring Equinox Nature's Patterns Whittier Narrows
 
3/28 (Sat)
Mustard Madness Deb's Park
 
4/4 (Sat)
Tidepool Exploration San Pedro
 
4/11 (Sat)
Edible Spring Flowers Monrovia Canyon Park
 
4/25 (Sat)
Arbor Day/Earth Day Hike Vetter Mountain

Cancellation Policy:
One-Day Dive Trip: 10 Days before the trip, FULL refund. Otherwise no refund (unless a replacement can be found).
Two-Day Dive Trip: 20 Days before the trip, FULL refund. Otherwise no refund (unless a replacement can be found).
Eco Trip: 3 Days before the trip, FULL refund. Otherwise no refund.

 
• All trips come with OSDT professional and family oriented service
• Destinations are subject to change without notice due to weather conditions and/or military exercise.
• Free divers, snorkelers, and non-divers are welcome to join dive trips at a discounted price
• As a courtesy, please bring full tank on board for all local dive trips
• Reservations are secured with payment and based on first come first serve.
 

OSDT Membership: $168
• Valid for 12 months from the day you sign up
• Free OSDT shirt
• Free air fills on all local trips
• 50% off on Nitrox fills
• 10% off on all classes & seminars
• 10% off on all one-day local dive and eco trips
• 5% off on multi-day dive trips
• More fun with the OSDT family

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2020 Trip Schedule