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Training Hill Junior Beginner(turn back anytime)/Intermediat­e 5 Miles

Title: Training Hill Junior (A TrailMixHikes.com original event)

Type: Training Hike

Cool Features: Water Fall, rivers, and of course YOU!

Description: We'll park at the bottom of the Stagecoach Trail. From there we will follow the Stage Coach trail to the Mossy Rock Trail to the Flood Trail to the Upper Stage Coach Trail to the Lower Stage Coach Trail back to the cars. This hike is a good workout for people wanting to up there game and not yet ready for training hill with it's loose footing and steep climb.  This trail is wide and footing is much better the entire way. It also offers a year-round running stream at two places along for a much relaxing break point. It is good for beginning and up levels of hiking depending how fast and hard you hike. It is a well-traveled trail, with some great views and features not found anywhere else in the ASRA.

Best time to visit: All Year

Elevation Gain/Loss: Climb to 1,300 feet and back over 5 miles

Altitude at Trailhead: 1.345'

Terrain: Service Roads and Hiking Trails

Distance: 5 Miles

Difficulty Rating:Beginner(Hard)/Intermediate  "Rating Chart"

Fitness Level: This is a climbing hill so if you only hike flat you'll need to practice.

Expected Duration: about 2.5 hours for the hike

Special Skills Necessary: Patience and practice.

Where to meet you: (in your RSVP, please post at which departure site we will find you):

Depart: 6pm at Sunsplash Park and Ride  
Departure Trailhead: 6:30pm at the trailhead (see directions below)

Type of travel: Carpool, meet at trailhead

Things to bring: Willingness to hike together as a group no matter what the speed of the slowest hiker. Willingness to stay between the sweeper and the leader.

Plus: Headlight or flashlight,  2 liters of Water, Snacks, Sunscreen, Bug Repellent, Appropriate footwear for safe travel on the surfaces of the hike.

Membership Required: All adult participants must be Sacramento Trail Mix members. Minors are welcome when accompanied by their parent or guardian club member. Save time for yourself and others by completing your membership form online.

Event Fee: $0

Host donation: $3

Carpool Fee: $5

Fees: N/A

Permits: N/A

Dogs: Dogs on leash(ASRA Rules) at the back of the group.

Directions to Trailhead:

Driving directions to null 3D Parking on the right after the Green Gate

1.Head southeasttoward Taylor Rd 105 ft

2.Turn right onto Taylor Rd 394 ft

3.Take the 1st right onto Atlantic St 112 ft

4.Slight right to merge onto I-80 E towardReno 14.8 mi

5.Take exit 119C for Elm Ave 0.1 mi

6.Keep left at the fork, follow signs forDowntown/Auburn 151 ft

7.Turn left onto Elm Ave 0.2 mi

8.Turn left onto CA-193 E/CA-49 S/El Dorado St 2.5 mi

Destination will be on the left

 

Restrooms available: toilet available at trailhead

Event Guide Contact Info: Host - Gary

 

 

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  • Michelle F.

    Still a challenge, but the pain is lessening! Thanks for a great hike!

    July 19, 2013

  • Brad M

    Great training hike!

    July 18, 2013

  • Brad M

    Good job everyone this hike is a good challenge.

    July 18, 2013

  • Brad M

    Great workout and cool views

    July 18, 2013

  • Renee

    It was so great to be back out there!!! Thanks everyone!

    July 18, 2013

  • Brad M

    Terri and I are at the trailhead.

    July 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Me either. I'm driving around in a black rav4. Where are you?

    July 18, 2013

  • Renee

    I'm at sun splash now, in green Toyota 4Runner. Everyone's new to me so please find me :)

    July 18, 2013

  • Terri

    I'll be at the trail head at 6:30.

    July 18, 2013

  • Janet

    Sorry... Change in plans

    July 18, 2013

  • Renee

    I just talked with Gary, I'll be at Sunsplash and I can drive. I don't have a pass for parking so we will have to park over past the bridge which means we need to leave right at 6 pm to get there on time. See you soon!

    July 18, 2013

  • Michelle F.

    See you at Sun Splash!

    July 18, 2013

  • Wanda F.

    Unable to attend today..see you all Tuesday instead

    July 18, 2013

  • Anne D.

    Sorry have to bail now ); have fun!

    July 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Since Gary can't lead us, I'm canceling my participation. I'll attend one of the coming ones.

    July 17, 2013

  • Kelli L.

    Ooops! Forgot I was getting on a plane on Thursday evening. See ya next Tuesday instead.

    July 15, 2013

  • Anne D.

    Will meet at sun splash....

    July 15, 2013

  • Kelly

    Hi Folks-
    Should be great weather for the hike : )

    July 15, 2013

  • Wanda F.

    Is anyone meeting at Sunsplash I can pitch in gas to ride to trailhead????

    July 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be at the trailhead 10 minutes before 6 . Looking forward to this training.

    July 14, 2013

  • Janet

    Will meet you at the TH

    July 14, 2013

  • krystyna

    gingeer and I will meet you at the trail

    1 · July 12, 2013

    • Renee

      I haven't met Gingeer, will be so nice to see you!

      July 13, 2013

    • P G.

      Renee-I and many others have missed you! It will be so great to see you!!!!

      July 13, 2013

  • Renee

    There you are! I didn't know the handle P Gal :0 Yay!

    July 13, 2013

  • P G.

    What Renee???? Clearing my schedule up for this!!! :)

    1 · July 12, 2013

  • Renee

    I'm declaring it so! I will be able to make it, i have miss you all so much!

    July 12, 2013

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