Saturday, February 12, 2011, 7:00 pm: Isaac Bay Beach Sleepout

General info for all hikes and walks: Hikes and walks are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members (become a member). Unless otherwise noted, the pace for hikes is moderate, lasting 3-5 hours, covering 3-5 miles, the terrain is hilly, footing is sometimes uneven, and we follow trails and possibly paved or dirt roads . Walks are easier and shorter than hikes, and usually follow paved or dirt roads, no trails. The guide may periodically stop and talk along the way. Bring sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, water, snack, bug spray, rain poncho, and camera. Shorts or long pants are OK. For day hikes, bring a hat and sun block. For night hikes, bring a small flashlight. There are usually about 20 people. We depart about 30 minutes after the posted start time. For some hikes, we will meet at the indicated location, then drive a short distance to the hike location.

Specific info for this hike: We will start on Saturday night, hiking about 2.5 miles in the dark over moderate coastal terrain. We will sleep under the stars at Isaac Bay. We will awake around 5am Sunday and hike to a nearby hilltop to watch the sunrise. We will then hike back to our cars, ending around 8am. Short or long pants are OK. Bring flashlight, water, snack, sleeping bag, camping mattress, bug spray, swim suit and towel if you want to swim. Ecologist Olasee Davis will be our tour guide. For more information, call Joyce at 778-9087, Dorothy at 718-8409, or Sonia at 778-2076.

Meet at 7:00pm at the northeast Casino parking lot of Divi Carina Bay Resort:
- From Christiansted, go east on Routes 75 and 82 for about 3 miles.
- At the T-intersection where you must go left or right, stop, then turn right (south) onto Route 60 (Great Pond Rd)
- Follow Route 60 south and then east for a total of about 6 miles.
- Turn left into the Divi Carina Bay Casino, and meet in the front parking lot, on the right-most side (as you are facing the casino entrance with your back to the road)..

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