Upcoming Eco Trips

Theme: Exploring Backcountry Forests

Destination: Cooper Canyon Falls

When: Saturday, August 31, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Cooper Canyon Falls in back range of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 5:50 am (so we can leave right at 6am)
- Return to Shop 1:30 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: Seasonal Edible Blooms

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail will be dirt ranging from narrow to moderate width, with some shade and some sun in the north facing slopes.
- We will be hiking at elevation of 6000-7000ft, so you may feel a bit more tired than usual, but the trail is moderate.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- There is only about 700 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be in the 70s °F. May feel cooler in the shaded parts and hotter in the sunny parts. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination.
- There may not be cell phone service up in the mountains, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

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Theme: Edible Fall Berries

Destination: Mt. Islip

When: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Mt. Islip in back range of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 6:00 am (so we can leave right at 6am)
- Return to Shop 1:30 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: Edible Fall Berries

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail may be narrow single-track in some places, but will be predominantly shaded on the north slopes of the backranges of the San Gabriel Mountains.
- We will be hiking at elevation of 7000-8000ft, so you may feel a bit more tired than usual, but the trail is moderate.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- There is about 1000 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be 65-78°F. May feel cooler in the shaded parts and hotter in the sunny parts. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination.
- There may not be cell phone service up in the mountains, please notify anyone who might need to get in contact with you

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Theme: Golden Hour Plant Tasting

Destination: Mt. Lowe

When: Sunday, September 22, 2019
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 2:15 pm
- Return to Shop 7:30 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: Tidepool Exploration

Destination: San Pedro

When: Sunday, September 29, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 1:00 pm
- Meet at Tidepools on at 2:30 pm (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 6:30 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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Exploring Backcountry Forests
Cooper Canyon Falls

When: Saturday, August 31, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Cooper Canyon Falls in back range of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 5:50 am (so we can leave right at 6am)
- Return to Shop 1:30 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: Seasonal Edible Blooms

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail will be dirt ranging from narrow to moderate width, with some shade and some sun in the north facing slopes.
- We will be hiking at elevation of 6000-7000ft, so you may feel a bit more tired than usual, but the trail is moderate.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- There is only about 700 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be in the 70s °F. May feel cooler in the shaded parts and hotter in the sunny parts. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination.
- 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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Edible Fall Berries
Mt. Islip

When: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- We will be hiking to Mt. Islip in back range of the Angeles National Forest.
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 6:00 am (so we can leave right at 6am)
- Return to Shop 1:30 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: Edible Fall Berries

Trip Cost: $38

What to Expect:
- The trail may be narrow single-track in some places, but will be predominantly shaded on the north slopes of the backranges of the San Gabriel Mountains.
- We will be hiking at elevation of 7000-8000ft, so you may feel a bit more tired than usual, but the trail is moderate.
- We will stop often to learn about the hike’s theme and to help break up steep sections.
- There is about 1000 ft elevation net gain and loss, and we will be hiking about 3 miles round trip.
- Temperature is expected to be 65-78°F. May feel cooler in the shaded parts and hotter in the sunny parts. Please dress accordingly, layers are best.
- We will provide a small meal and drink that we'll eat together at the destination.
- 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

Book Now

Golden Hour Plant Tasting
Mt. Lowe

When: Sunday, September 22, 2019
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 2:15 pm
- Return to Shop 7:30 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

Book Now

Tidepool Exploration
San Pedro

When: Sunday, September 29, 2019
Skill Level: ALL

Details:

- Explore the beach & learn about marine animals
- Meet at Ocean Safari at 1:00 pm
- Meet at Tidepools on at 2:30 pm (location will be sent in confirmation email)
- Return to Shop 6:30 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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Date        
 
8/31 (Sat)
Exploring Backcountry Forests Cooper Canyon Falls
 
9/7 (Sat)
Edible Fall Berries Mt. Islip
 
9/22 (Sun)
Golden Hour Plant Tasting Mt. Lowe
 
9/29 (Sun)
Tidepool Exploration San Pedro

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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2019 Trip Schedule