Geology of the San Andreas Fault

Date/Time: Saturday, November 2, 9 am – 4 pm
Meet at: Coachella Valley Preserve
Fee: $50 JTNPA/PINE members, $60 non member
Instructor: Ted Reeves, BA, Professor of Earth Sciences, University
Hike Level: Moderate

California is a state defined by plate tectonics, motion, continental drift, and subduction zones. Join geologist Ted Reeves as he demystifies fault systems and their effects. Reeves will unfold the geologic story of the Southern Californian landscape in this all-day field class. Participants will travel a total of approximately six miles walking to Pushawalla Palms to see evidence of the folding and uplift that formed Pushawalla Canyon. Reeves will illuminate fault-related features in the field with special emphasis on physical deformations of the landscape. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to walk along the San Andreas fault zone and touch the San Andreas Fault!

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Please take the time to review our General Class Information and Fitness Levels before registering.

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