I have been hiking the Marin Headlands for years and now Sugarloaf but want to try other hikes.
Welcome to The Wanderers! Are you an experienced hiker? It not, are you willing to start out on the easier/good exercise hike first?
If you have hiked...what are some of the trails you have done?
Marin headlands, Bald Mountain at Sugarloaf
We are hike organizers, not qualified professional hiking guides. We organize the meetup and invite you to join us. You would need to fully responsible for yourself. Will you be fully responsible for yourself and your safety on each hike?
It is possible that your request to join might be delayed. We manage the group to max out at around 1600 and then we work with a waiting list. First come..first served. Do you understand that your request to join might be delayed?
Welcome to The Wanderers hiking group!If our membership is over 1600 and you ask to be admitted please don't be disappointed if you are put on a waiting list We try hard to make sure that our existing members are able to get on the hikes that they want to participate in and the larger we get the harder it is to manage that.
Now!!! ABOUT THE GROUP!!
We are about the journey as well as the destination. We are striving to meet the hikers that fall into the middle zone....enjoy moderate mileage with moderate altitude gain with a challenge thrown in occasionally at a moderate pace! A group that wants to explore and constantly include new hikes while doing our favorites on a regular basis. A group that is out there during the week as well as the weekend. If you are training for a triathlon and work to achieve a "personal best" with each outing then this is NOT the group for you! We believe..."everything in moderation"!
Our outings will normally be in the 5-12 mile range. We are looking for people that are looking to improve their fitness level or are maintaining their current level. People that are patient with those of us that huff and puff our way up the hill. I do insist that the leaders stop and wait for those of us in the rear on a regular basis, so if you are fast, you will need to feel comfortable waiting for the "sweeper" occasionally. We go a moderate pace. Oh and YES, there will be altitude gain included in almost every hike. You will need to be comfortable and happy with walking uphill. And you do need to be steady on your feet for the downhills. We stop briefly to keep the group together from time to time but we do keep going with the exception of our lunch/snack break.
I'm not a professional hiker or guide and I don't have specialized training in first aid so I need to hold everyone completely responsible for their own safety and well-being. But, what I do have is a love of the outdoors and a desire to be there..whenever possible. I also have knowledge of many local hikes and am ALWAYS exploring new ones! Come join me and we will simply enjoy this gorgeous area that we live in, find new adventures, laugh, talk and probably learn something new every hike while making new friends.
As this is new creation we look forward to building on our activities and ideas in the future. I hope to include rafting, kayaking, biking, backpacking, weekend trips, skiing etc ....down the road.
Come be a part of something simple, healthy, fun and free!