Title: Beginning Hiking In Folsom
Type: Training Hike Time to get some exercise in the evening after work.
Cool Features: American rivers, and of course YOU!
Description: We'll park at parking lot near Karen's Bakery and meet across the streeet from Karen's Bakery in the old park-n-ride lot. From here we will take a walk over the new bridge and to the Jedediah Smith Trail. We will walk off that trail through the area and back to Karen's Bakery. The walk will be about an hour and a half.
Best time to visit: All Year
Elevation Gain/Loss: Climb to 100 feet and back over 3.5 miles
Altitude at Trailhead: 60'
Terrain: Service Roads and Hiking Trails
Distance: 5.0 Miles
Difficulty Rating: Beginner "Rating Chart"
Fitness Level: This is a relatively flat hike so walkers can join in.
Expected Duration: about 2 hours for the hike
Special Skills Necessary: Patience and practice.
Where to meet you: Karen's Bakery
Depart: 6:00pm from Karen's Bakery
Departure Trailhead: 6:00pm from Karen's Bakery
Type of travel: 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, 1 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: $2
Carpool Fee: $0
Dogs: No Dogs please.
Directions to Trailhead: GMAP
Restrooms available: along the way
Event Guide Contact Info: Host - Carol 916-[masked]