- Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 01:00
- Written by Los Altos Town Crier
LAHS seeks coaches
How to climb Shasta
REI in Mountain View is scheduled to host a free digital presentation, “Climbing Mount Shasta: Tips for the Novice and the Expert,” 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday. Chris Carr, REI’s Shasta climbing guide, will discuss the major routes to the peak (including Avalanche Gulch, Casaval Ridge, Sargeant’s Ridge and Hotlum Glacier) and share his expertise on mountaineering gear and technique, best times to climb, U.S. Forest Service regulations and mountain weather. REI is located at 450 Charleston Road. To reserve a seat, visit www.rei.com/mountainview.
Registration for the Sequoia Century Bicycle Ride – scheduled June 2, beginning at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills – is under way. Organized by the Western Wheelers Bicycle Club, the event offers three routes through the mountains to the coast and back (100 and 200 kilometers and 100 miles) and another through Saratoga, Los Altos Hills and Portola Valley (50 miles). Registration is $60 through May 19 and $75 after that. For more information, visit www.westernwheelers.org/sequoia.
Spring hoops camp
Spartans Sports Camp’s Spring Break Basketball Camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon April 8-12 at Mountain View High. It is open to boys and girls in grades 4-8. Led by Mountain View coaches and alumni, the fast-paced camp will focus on shooting, ball handling and defense. Campers will get a chance to use the school’s new shooting machine. Cost is $195. For more information or to register, call 479-5906 or visit www.SpartansSportsCamp.com.
Special coaches needed
The Special Olympics of Santa Clara County needs coaches for a variety of sports. No prior coaching experience is necessary. For more information, call (408) 392-0170 or visit www.sonc.org.
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