Join Peaks & Professors on our first overnight trip to the Channel Islands! We'll be heading to Santa Cruz Island about 20 miles offshore in the Santa Barbara Channel. Although close to the mainland, the island is a different world with beautiful views, endemic species, isolated beaches, rugged mountains, and night skies full of stars. We'll be taking many moderate day hikes with the longest one being about eight miles.
- sleeping bag
- sleeping pad
- clothing for cool nights
- mess kit to eat from
- backpack to carry gear ~1 mile to campground
- sunscreen & hat
- more detailed packing list provided upon sign-up!
WE WILL PROVIDE: FOR OVERNIGHTS ETC
- ferry rides
- can help with other gear if needed too!
PEAK: Santa Cruz Island
SCENERY: islands, oceans, boats & beautiful sights
FUN FACT: Santa Cruz is the largest island in California!
Look up the santa cruz island fox- they're ridiculously cute 4lb foxes that only live on the island we're visiting!
Larry Harris is a Peaks and Professors all star with approximately eight trips under his belt so come join him as we take Peak's first overnight to the Channel Islands! When he's not hiking with peaks or his two French Poodles, he can be found teaching about regulatory and practitioner issues in trading and investment management in Marshall School of Business. His book, Trading and Exchanges: Market Microstructure for Practitioners, is a widely regarded “must read” for entrants into the securities industry. Professor Harris also served as SEC Chief Economist from 2002-2004.