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Angel Island: Hike, Potluck, BBQ/Picnic, Party, ~~~ Serious Fun!!! Pt 2

  • Sep 28, 2013 · 9:45 AM
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PLEASE NOTE:  Either meet at the Tiburon ferry at 9:45 or on the island at the picnic area to the right of the dock, past the open field w/ the museum.

The Plan:

Since this is the Fall edition we'll hike around the perimeter of the island (about 5 miles) almost entirely flat other than the initial rise to the perimeter trail.  Not a rough hike by any means, and of course the rating is contingent upon your condition. There are great views of the bay and bridges, so bring your cameras!  This is typically the most popular event of the year!

We'll leave the coolers/food at the picnic area and only hike w/ some snacks and vino.

The hike is optional, so if you want to come chill while we hike and then eat, drink, and be merry w/ the rest of us after the hike - do it!

It would be nice to have a few people stay w/ the coolers/food while we hike.

What to bring:

Vino (and cups)

Vino and Snacks for the hike.

Your appetite!

A cooler w/ ice and plenty of food

Food to BBQ (someone bring a small gas stove)

Sandwiches, wraps, fish, salads, deserts, the works!  As always I'm hoping for plenty of ethnic food.  Not just boring hamburgers and hot dogs!  We're talking variety here, and lots of spicy food!

Plenty of Vino - we had some really nice bottles last time

Beer, juice, tea, water, soda, whatever you want to whet your whistle

Chips, dips, snacks, and plenty to share

Whoever brought the paella, pls bring it again - I loved it!

Layered clothing, sunscreen & hat

Hiking boots are not necessary, just decent hiking/walking shoes - even tennies will do for this one

$5 activity fee

Your sense of humour and desire for fun is an absolute must!

Directions to ferry:

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From US 101 heading Northbound Take the Tiburon Blvd exit, turn right, and follow Tiburon Blvd 4 miles into downtown Tiburon. Turn right on Main St. The ferry is located on the left at 21 Main St.

From US 101 heading Southbound Same exit as above, except take a left over the overpass. Instructions from overpass are the same as above.

Map and Parking Information: Park at any of the banks which will be closed and walk a few blocks to the ferry terminal.  Some have attendants collecting for parking ($5 I believe).

Map and Parking Information

The ferry costs $13.50 (Round trip).  NO CREDIT CARDS

Meet at the ferry dock at 9:45am - Ferry leaves at 10:00am sharp - they won't wait.

Return ferry runs 20 past ea hour. I.E. leaves island at 3:20pm, 4:20pm, last ferry is at 5:20pm.  Typically several of us ride the last ferry then go to Guaymas for drinks, chips & salsa, snacks, etc afterward.  It's a great way to end the day.

Did I mention your sense of humour is required?



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  • A former member
    A former member

    Good time! Loved the crazy mix of people.

    September 29, 2013

  • Varun

    Is anyone planning to take the 9:45 ferry from San Francisco? Are folks from SF actually driving to Tiburon and taking the Ferry from there?

    September 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Y'all, I'll be driving from Oakland, so if anyone needs a ride from the East Bay, lemme know.

    September 24, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Jess, Sorry for the delayed response. I exchanged emails with Desi who lives in Pleasanton. Seems like she'll drive and hopefully grab both of us. I'll send you my number so we can coordinate.

      September 27, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      actually, can you reach me at [masked]?

      September 27, 2013

  • Chas

    Looking forward to seeing you again, Asif.

    September 24, 2013

  • Supinda

    Anyone want to carpool from San Mateo?

    September 21, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Yes! I live in San Carlos

      September 22, 2013

  • A$if

    Anyone wants to carpool from south bay?

    September 11, 2013

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