Upcoming events

    • 10 Dec 2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 11 Dec 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Lafayette Reservoir, Lafayette
    • 11

    Whether you are a weekend warrior, a long distance hiker, rock climber, or backcountry guide, Wilderness First Aid (WFA) will help you keep yourself and those around you safe on adventures. During this two-day hands-on course, learn how to approach emergency situations and develop skills to help no matter where you find yourself!  The course is led by Danielle O’Farrell, certified SOLO Wilderness First Aid instructor.   

    By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge, skills, and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.  You will receive a workbook for later reference, and a certificate of completion.  If you are not CPR certified, you can complete this training as well.  This course satisfies Sierra Club Outings Leader requirements for both front and backcountry outings.


    Date:  Saturday and Sunday, December 10-11, 2022

    Time:  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Saturday (8AM  - 6 PM for participants taking CPR)

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday

    Location: Class will take place at the Lafayette Reservoir, rain or shine.  The Lafayette Reservoir is accessible by  BART (1.5 miles) or there is plenty of parking available for a daily charge of $7 at the Reservoir (credit  cards accepted).


    • Wilderness First Aid (without CPR) fee: $202
    • Wilderness First Aid (WFA) plus CPR fee: $252

    How to Register - Preregistration is required and we expect this class to fill up.  

    Cancellation Policy - Cancellations before November 8th will be refunded minus a $10 fee.  Cancellations after November 8th will only be refunded (minus $10 fee) if your spot can be filled.

    About our Instructor:

    Danielle O’Farrell is a Leave No Trace Master Educator, California Naturalist, SOLO Wilderness Medicine Instructor and American Red Cross Instructor. Danielle hopes to prepare her students to push themselves in the outdoors while staying safe and taking care of the natural world and those around them.  She loves chocolate and a good laugh and hopes to meet you in her next class! 

    Danielle’s Certifications

    • Medical: EMT, BLS, CPR & AED
    • Wilderness Medicine: WEMT, WFR, WFA
    • Leave No Trace Master Educator
    • California Naturalist
    • ACE Personal Trainer
    • Instructor: American Red Cross, SOLO Wilderness Medicine, Leave No Trace
    • 07 Jan 2023
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Ave, Piedmont, CA 94610

    It's time to ring in the new year and celebrate our amazing community. 

    We hail the turning of the season and our resilience rising from the pandemic.  Meet new friends and reconnect with old ones as you enjoy food, drink, music and merriment in a new venue in Oakland, Kehilla.  We will provide the main dishes and some beverages. You bring your favorite side dish, dessert, and/or beverage to share (alcohol is allowed). As this is a Synagogue please only bring food that is vegetarian or fish (no shellfish). We'll do a shout out to members who bring the mojo to our club: the outings leaders and those who work behind-the-scenes to keep the club humming. - including unveiling the new Gov Com.  Wait...did we mention Dancing?  Desserts?  

    We also ask that you bring your own plate, utensils and cup so we can keep our carbon footprint low.

     Registration now open.  Free for members, $20 for non-members (includes one-year Rainbow Sierrans membership)

    Like all Rainbow Sierrans' outings, camping trips and other events, this party is only made possible by the generous spirit of our volunteers!

    Please consider joining them by helping out.

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