Johnson Ridge Trail - Labor Day Weekend

change to the description above - we will start from the upper parking lot (paid/park pass) and not the lower parking lot - that will take two miles off the hike.

Carl and Peggy did this hike in August and their photos look amazing. Bring a smile Bring a lunch - dress in layers

Carpool from Montgomery Village at 0900 (behind Ross) On Patio Court side.

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  • John H.

    Nice park. Great facilities. Trail offers plenty to interest this hiker. The "Dismount for the next .03 miles" is no lie, except that ,03 miles might be short of the long haul uphill. Valley View Trail offered territorial views.

    My 6th or 7th hike with the gang. And I'll be back for more. An awesome group.

    September 1, 2013

  • Wendy G.

    Great!

    September 1, 2013

  • wendy

    I could only give 3 stars because of the the damn gnats that flew in front of my face the whole walk! I loved the walk - had no problem with the uphill - but was definitely having hip pain on the downhill side.

    September 1, 2013

  • Kendra

    Beautiful hike but lots of steep uphill - at least I thought so.

    September 1, 2013

  • Loretta C.

    ouch! Forgot about the Bay Bridge closure, so GG Bridge traffic will probably be bad and it's a long way, so reluctantly we have to cancel. But looking forward to future hikes!

    September 1, 2013

  • Dianne H.

    Does anyone who is driving need to borrow my Regional Parks pass?

    September 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just woke up with a horrible allergy attack. Ugh! I took a pill but I am unsure if I will be well enough by 8:30 so I am going to bow out today. Enjoy all. :(

    September 1, 2013

    • wendy

      feel better

      September 1, 2013

  • wendy

    Yea Carl I don't know my left from my right either

    August 30, 2013

  • Kendra

    Wendy...are you RP folks going to meet at Montgomery Village as well or at the trailhead? And dumb question coming from me...is the hike starting at 9:30 or is that what time we leave the parking lot? Yea, yea, I know....

    August 30, 2013

    • wendy

      I'm coming to mv and the hike starts at posted time

      August 30, 2013

  • wendy

    Ok - so I'm picking up two in RP and have room for one or two more - Does anyone want to meet at Montgomery Village or is everyone just going straight to the trail head?

    August 28, 2013

    • wendy

      No, not the Farmers side - the other side - I think Copperfields is there? Let me find out from Kendra - it's where we met before.

      August 30, 2013

    • Carl H. I.

      That would be the east side of Ross. You threw me when you said west. Glad we got that sorted out.

      August 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    So if I just show up at Montgomery Village will there be someone to ride with?

    August 29, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Coolios. Thx Wendy.

      August 29, 2013

    • Kendra

      I'll be there Elizabeth. I have a gray Ford Fusino and am generally there a bit on the early side

      August 30, 2013

  • Kendra

    Okay so its not letting me RSVP a Yes to to this but I am coming and I will meet at Montgomery Village at that corner of the parking lot behind the lucky store . And I have no problem driving.

    August 30, 2013

  • wendy

    O.K. Here is the real Montgomery Meeting Spot:
    Montgomery Villiage - Behind Lucky Store - corner of Patio Court and Hahman Street.

    August 30, 2013

  • Carl H. I.

    The upper parking lot isn't that big, so car polling would be a good idea. It's also possible to meet at the lower parking lot (free) and carpool from there. The upper parking lot has a parking fee (or use your regional park pass.)

    August 27, 2013

    • wendy

      John - I'm just around the corner from you- I will pick you up at your place - if you could just be out front

      August 29, 2013

    • John H.

      I'll be there and ready. Thank you.

      August 29, 2013

  • Jo-Ann B.

    I forgot that Sunday is the first day of Tule Elk docent season for me.

    August 29, 2013

    • wendy

      we'll miss you

      August 29, 2013

  • Susan G.

    I'm happy to drive or ride. Montgomery Village is fine or I could be at Calistoga Road Safeway lot. Have never hiked in Hood Mountain before and looking forward to the hike!

    August 28, 2013

  • John H.

    We got a plan and a leader:) Have to be there and enjoy.

    1 · August 15, 2013

  • Janny

    Are dogs allowed?

    August 11, 2013

    • wendy

      It is a regional park - so dogs on a 6 foot leash are allowed.

      August 11, 2013

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