As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, all the Desert Committee outings have been canceled, and none will be scheduled in the future until the situation is clear and the National Sierra Club has given approval. For updated information visit the Outings section of the Desert Report website at You may also want to consult with other groups that conduct recreational and service outings in the desert.
Desert Survivors:
Friends of the Inyo:
Friends of NV Wilderness:

Next Desert Committee Meeting

The spring meeting of the Desert Committee is now scheduled for March 6-7, 2021, in Shoshone although the Covid-19 pandemic may again require cancellation. will carry this information. As
well as notices about planned on-line presentations on single topics.

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