Big Change !! Russian Ridge replaces original Sanborn to Skyline hike!!
Russian Ridge & Skyline OSP. 10 mi, 1800 ft. We will hike the Skyline OSP first, visiting Alpine Pond and then Horseshoe Lake. We will have lunch at the picnic tables at Alpine Pond, before continuing our hike on Russian Ridge. On Russian Ridge we will ascend Borel Hill, the highest point (2572 ft.) in San Mateo County and have views of both the bay and the ocean simultaneously, There is very little canopy cover on this hike, but the views are spectacular. Bring hiking boots, lunch and plenty of water. Directions: From Hwy 280, take Page Mill Road West to the junction of Hwy 35. Straight across Hwy. 35 immediate R into preserve entrance on Alpine. From Saratoga, go N on Skyline Blvd., L on Alpine, Immediate R into parking lot. From Woodside, go S on Skyline Blvd then R on Alpine and immediate R into parking lot. Carpools: Palo Alto (9:30), Woodside (9:30), Los Gatos (9:15). Leader: Beverly Politzer, GPS:[masked],[masked]
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