Other Activities



Enjoy hiking with others in our local mountains, beaches,  elsewhere in California and beyond. In past years we have had hikes in the Sierras (Mt Whitney) and the Grand Canyon (North Rim to South Rim via Phantom Ranch).  The upcoming local hikes are as follows:


Hiking schedule for November/December

Good news!  Our hiking leader Sabine is now back in action (somewhat limited) as of last August. We are waiting for the weather to get a bit cooler, and are planning the following hikes:

Lake Hodges (North Coast Trail), Poway Lake, Goodan Ranch (also Poway), Mount Woodsen, Daley Ranch (Escondido) and several more hikes in Mission Trails Park.

Contact Sabine Alberti at albertisabine@gmail.com or sabinalb@pacbell.net for additional details.  DDSC members receive detailed hike information via e-mail the weekend prior to each hike. Join our hikes and RSVP also at our Meetup page at



Picnics/Beach Parties:

See our Newsletter for upcoming picnics and other informal events. Our annual summer beach picnic (typically in August) affords the opportunity to enjoy sailing, horseshoes, canoeing, BBQ and other fun activities.

Music/Social Activities:

  • Concerts at various locations
  • Annual Xmas holiday party
  • Wine tasting parties
  • Padres baseball/tailgating partied
  • Mammoth summer activities (e.g. Wine Festival, Jazz Festival)