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An Outings Activity Section of the Angeles Chapter
of the Sierra Club. Welcome to our Website.

Memers of the Nominating Committee for the coming election are Mary McMannes, Mat Kelliher, and Tina Bowman.

The DPS Guide is online now for all DPS members.

Peak Update: New driving and climbing directions for Cerro Pescadores and Old Woman. Also, legal access to Edgar continues to be a problem. As of this time, only the D route for Mitchell is considered legal until further notice.

Starting in 2018, anyone can subscribe to the Sage, for $10/year, or $20/year for a Sustaining subscription.  New subscriptions are free for the first calendar year, and subscribers will receive the electronic Sage.  We suggest that if you are currently receiving a hardcopy Sage you subscribe at the Sustaining level.  Only 1 subscription is required per household.  To become a member of DPS (eligible to vote in our elections), you must be a Sierra Club member, climb 6 of the 96 peaks on the DPS peaks list, and subscribe to the Sage.

Send subscription/membership applications, renewals, and address changes to the Membership Records Chair: Ron Bartell, 1556 21st St, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266;  Include your name, address, and email address; and for renewals, a check payable to DPS; and to apply for membership, include your Sierra Club member number and the 6 peaks you’ve climbed (with the dates if possible). For membership forms, see the About Us page under Membership.

 DPS Potlucks for 2017-2018 (This is a link to an MS-Word file, to see the list as a

web page, see the Outings Page).

 Archived Maps From Previous Guides Found Here! (in progress)

DPS Chile Cook-Off March 24, 2018 (See the Outings Page for March).


*Call for Updates/changes to current DPS Road and Peak Guide
Our Road and Peak Guide Editor, Jim Morehouse, invites you to share your comments on updates to driving conditions and/or climbing routes for DPS peaks by sending an email to After climbing a peak, simply send in a quick email while things are still fresh in your mind. We would also welcome volunteers to join a DPS Road & Peak Guide Committee to assist with updating the current Guide. Please contact Jim if interested in assisting with this very important project!

Pahrump Point, California, a Section listed peak.


Last light on Pahrump Point (5,740') from the camp in the Chicago Valley. The peak is located northeast of Shoshone, CA off of State Route 178, east of Death Valley National Park and just west of the Nevada state line. Pahrump Point is located in the Nopah Range Wilderness Area administered by the Bureau of Land Management. Detailed information on climbing this peak is contained in the Desert Peaks Section Road and Peak Guide. The photograph was taken by Section member Ron Bartell on a Desert Peaks Section trip with Leaders Daryn Dodge and Kathy Rich in December 2010.

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Updated: February 19, 2018