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Plein Air Painting Hike
August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join us for an evening of plein air painting at one of Save Mount Diablo’s gorgeous properties: Wright Canyon! All ages and levels of experience are welcome! An experienced painter will be available to give tips and tricks.
What to Bring:
- Dress in layers
- Wear shoes you’re comfortable hiking in
- A flashlight or headlamp
- Plenty of water
- A mask
- A blanket (if you’d like to sit on the grass to paint)
- Painting materials! (i.e. canvas, paintbrushes, paint, water cups, etc.) – Save Mount Diablo will also provide watercolors/paintbrushes/postcard painting paper to anyone who would like some
- A backpack for all your materials
NOTE: We will be driving all the materials up to the painting site.
Restrooms are not available.
Heavy rain cancels.
Participants will be required to accept our COVID-19 Protocol (available during registration).
This event is limited to 20 participants.
Land: Save Mount Diablo
Rating: Moderate/Strenuous (Includes a steep incline)
Distance: 2.5 miles
Elevation change: 800’
Meet: Address provided after registration
*Please check your junk mail if you did not receive the address (directions are emailed a week before the event)
Can I bring my own painting supplies?
Yes! Please feel free to bring your own materials.
Are dogs allowed on Discover Diablo hikes?
No. Some Discover Diablo hikes take place on land owned by other organizations (such as Mount Diablo State Park & East Bay Regional Park lands) and many of the trails on these properties have a strict no-dog policy.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Anyone under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. On the hike day, we will have a roster with your registration information on it. Please make sure to check in with the hike leader.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes. If you would like to change anything, please contact Denise Castro at email@example.com.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can reach Denise Castro, Outreach & Education Associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is there a charge for these hikes?
The hikes are free. Some hikes are in a park with an entrance fee, which you can pay with cash or check. If you pay cash, you may need exact change.
What should I wear?
We recommend long pants, sunscreen, and a hat. Dress in layers. Running shoes are OK. For strenuous hikes, we suggest sturdy hiking boots.
What should I bring to these hikes?
Bring a bottle of water, snacks, and sunscreen. A hat is highly recommended. For hikes that are in a park with an entrance fee, bring exact change or a check (sometimes the park entrance does not have an attendant, or the attendant does not have change).
What conditions mean the hike will be canceled?
We will cancel the hike if there is heavy wind or rain, extreme heat, fire, or any red flag warnings.