MINDFUL HIKERS LET'S HIKE LET'S FEAST!

We will hike on Bootjack, TCC and the Dipsea and Alpine Trail. This is a royal forest hike, exploring dense woods east of Pantoll, through groves of red woods, Douglas fir and bay. Photos included as words can't do this hike justice.  Most of this hike is shaded. I've hiked these trails in bright sun, thick fog, and rain it's always a delight! These trails have been closed for nearly nine months for trail and bridge repairs. I can hardly wait to visit this wonderful place with you again!

Elevation change: 500'
Miles: 3.5
Difficulty: 5 moderately steep in places, Alpine Trail filled with redwood roots and a little tricky but a lot of fun and worth the effort!

Approximate duration of hike, meditation teachings and our Feast is  3+ hours.

The Exotic Movable Feast:
This feast idea was the inspiration of Mindful Hiker Andrew Di Genova. Here is how it works. We all bring something for ourselves to eat and something to share. I encourage you to bring foods that are unique to your culture or individual tastes. At the midway point in our hike, in a beautiful location,  we prepare for our “Exotic Movable Feast”.  Then we all share the wonderful exotic foods that each of us brought.

All hikes are offered by Devi Somers on a 'by donation' basis. Suggested donation for hikes $10.00. There is also a $8.00 parking fee at this location. Carpooling is encouraged in order to be environmentally conscious, to lesson the impact on parking lots and to share the entrance fee.

Carpool time: 9:30 we leave at 9:45 sharp!

Carpool Location: Shore Line Shopping Center 217 Shoreline Highway Mill Valley 94941

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These hikes are not appropriate for our pets.

Please bring: plenty of water!
I recommend layers of clothes, a hat, sunscreen, trekking poles if you use them and small towel to sit on if desired

Devi Somers website: www.devisomers.com


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  • Staci C.

    Very welcoming and open group. Wish had met more of you!

    July 22, 2012

  • Ginny

    Thnak you again for an incredible hike, mindfulness wlak and wonderful company on top of the mountain.

    July 22, 2012

  • Mary Bridget O.

    Thank you dearest Devi for a most beautiful hike and feast as always, I am so very grateful! I loved Bootjack, and I found my heart swelling with love and gratitude for these precious experiences. I am so excited for our next adventure. Happy travels! In Joy, Mary Bridget

    July 22, 2012

  • Jeff

    Looking for a carpool from any BART station.

    July 19, 2012

  • Jeff

    Thank for the warning Wei. IF you happen to go give me a call because I might not find a ride before Saturday.

    July 19, 2012

  • Eleanor

    Hi everyone! I am totally looking forward to this hike, and would love to find a carpool. I can borrow a car, if need be. I live on divisadero and pretty much can bike anywhere in the city. Thanks!

    July 18, 2012

  • 伟 铭

    Jeff, I'm not 100% certain that I can make it to the hike. So, it is to your best interest to find carpooling plans with someone else. Thank You!

    July 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    looking for carpool from South Bay (I am in Los Gatos, but can be dropped somewhere in the area)

    July 11, 2012

  • 伟 铭

    Ok. Will do Jeff.

    July 9, 2012

  • Jeff

    Wei, let's meet at Judah and 19th at 8:45am.

    July 7, 2012

  • Paula

    I am totally new to the meetup group site and this process. I typically pack granola, fruit and water to hike...any suggestions on what I can bring to share?

    July 7, 2012

  • 伟 铭

    Jeff, Any intersection on 19th Ave would be more convenient. Thanks!

    July 1, 2012

  • Jeff

    That sounds great Wei. I'll just sent you a message with my cell number. Could we meet at the Daly City BART?

    July 1, 2012

  • 伟 铭

    I'll pass thru SF, should be able to pick folks along 19th Ave, otherwise, I'll fly solo;-)

    July 1, 2012

  • Shiela

    looking for carpool from east bay, along 880/80

    July 1, 2012

  • Jeff

    Is anyone interested being super ecofriendly and carpooling to the carpool? I live in Oakland and can meet pretty much anywhere in SF.

    June 21, 2012

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