Capture the magic of the Big Basin/Santa Cruz area as you carry your own gear on a trek in the surrounding areas and redwoods of the state park system. New backpackers welcome; just need to be in good physical condition and interested in hiking. Campers need to provide their own gear: i.e. boots, backpack and sleeping bag. Attendance at a pre-camp meeting on Saturday, June 4th is mandatory. Campers will have two nights and three days on the trail. Discover the beautiful land and redwoods just beyond camp and learn essential backpacking skills. We will hike a total of 13 1/2 miles departing from Camp Skylark, hiking the Skyline to the Sea trail and ending at Waddell Beach. Plus Package also includes a hooded, pullover sweatshirt and a handy postage-paid stationery/pen set for ease in writing home.