Let's find some inspiration at Tilden Park in Berkeley. Route: Meet Inspiration Point at the Top of Wildcat Canyon Road. Nimitz Way to Bay Area Ridge Trail to Wildcat Peak Trail to Jewel Lake. We practice yoga and picnic at Jewel Lake then return to Inspiration Point via Loop Road to Meadow Canyon Trail.
Start time: 10AM
Distance: 8 Miles.
Pace: 2-3 MPH.
Elevation: 1000+ Ft.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
Hike Time: 3 to 4 hrs. plus 1 hour of alignment based yoga
Parking Fee: None.
From Interstate 580 in Alameda County, exit CA 24 (exit 19b). Drive northeast and exit Claremont (exit 3). At the foot of the exit ramp, turn left, and drive about 1.5 miles on Claremont to the junction with Ashby. Continue straight on Claremont, to the junction with Grizzly Peak Boulevard, about 2 miles. Turn left and drive north about 1.4 miles to the junction with South Park Drive. Turn right and drive about 1.5 miles to the junction with Wildcat Canyon Road. Turn right and drive about 1.2 mile, to the Inspiration Point Trailhead on the left side of the road.GPS Coordinates* for Trailhead:
Cost: $15 to $20 Donation (not mandatory but encouraged)
WHAT TO BRING: Sturdy hiking shoes, layered clothing, towel & camera, water ( 2 liters).
YOGA: We will start with a meditation. Next, we will practice 1 hour alignment based yoga. You can expect partner exercises to go deeper into the poses, to connect with your fellow yogis/hikers and to bring a sense of play to the poses. We will end with a breathing exercises/meditation. No yoga matts needed, let's get back to the basics. A towel can be used as your mat.
LUNCH: Let's promote a spirit of generosity. Bring something for yourself to eat and something else to share with the group. We will have a picnic on the beach after the hike.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Fit Hikers who can handle an 6 to 8 mile hike with 2 to 3 m.p.h.hiking pace and all levels yogis.
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By RSVPing everyone signs up at their own risk, and you assume all liability associated with the hike, yoga and carpooling to it (Conditions of Membership)