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Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Tracking your hikes with smartphone - I also used MyTracks, but have switched to Strava.  It also allows statistics accumulation tracking with Google Fit. I found this combination pretty good.  Strava has a hike stats view with time, elevation,  and distance as well as full li Brian S May 24, 2016 8:46 AM
Tracking your hikes with smartphone - Recently Google discontinued MyTracks app, so I searched for more. I found this quick guide to a number of smartphone hike tracking apps: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pi­ctures-story/504-best-great-ou­tdoors-apps.html There is one called Glenn N May 24, 2016 8:00 AM
New hike for June 4 - Hey everyone: Looks like Kitty had to cancel Soquel Demonstration Forest for June 4. I have scheduled Long Ridge Preserve instead (still pending a permit from MROSD but fully expecting to get it).  If you had already RSVP'd for Soquel, you wil Lori T May 20, 2016 12:14 PM
Volunteer at Almaden Quicksilver this weekend - Hello Ramblers! Here is a very worthy volunteer project at Almaden Quicksilver on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. If you have time and are able, please consider giving back a little to the glorious bay area trails that provide us so mu Lori T May 17, 2016 2:23 PM
Updates to San Bruno Mountain hike on April 23. - Hi - FYI, I made some updates to the San Bruno Mountain hike on April 23.  The start time has been changed from 9:00 to 8:30; the route has been changed to have most of the uphill at the beginning of the hike instead of at the end of the hike; the mee Judy H Apr 6, 2016 2:12 PM
Check out Picture#39 at Phleger Estate - One of the coolest mushrooms I've seen.  Like stacking cake and I swear I didn't do it. Kitty Kitty Jan 17, 2016 7:12 PM
Ramblers Photo Book - Holiday Gift Idea - Two years ago Julia and I put together a photo book from South Bay Ramblers hikes. Although it has not been updated since end of 2013, it still makes an excellent gift! You can order copies direct from Blurb (http://www.blurb.com/b/482141­5-a-retrospect Glenn N Dec 3, 2015 2:35 PM
CLASSIC RAMBLER HHIKE FROM THE EARLY DAY-ST JOSEPH'S HILL - I've swapped Saturday's with the Skyline hike. This Classic hike was moved to Dec 19, and Skyline was moved to Dec 5. MARCIA Nov 23, 2015 4:07 PM
Meetup details changed: Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/226­750675/ When : MARCIA Nov 23, 2015 4:03 PM
SIERRA VISTA HIKE ON SATURDAY NOV 14 - Please review you RSVP attendance status and update it if you won't be able to attend. We have a long waitlist. thanks- Marcia MARCIA Nov 9, 2015 7:22 AM
Hike this Saturday - Hey Ramblers: If you thought there wasn't a hike this Saturday, now there is! Femy will be leading a hike at Alamaden Quicksilver, so sign up to join her if you want to go.  Thanks Femy! Lori     Lori T Sep 14, 2015 9:47 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Henry Coe and the steepest trail in SF Bay Area - 15.2 miles, according to my GPS when I did this hike back in February. It is a very tough hike, though well worth the effort, IMHO. I would recommend going clock David C. Aug 21, 2015 2:40 PM
RE: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Henry Coe and the steepest trail in SF Bay Area - MARCIA Aug 21, 2015 6:35 AM
Henry Coe and the steepest trail in SF Bay Area - I didn't know about the Hobbs Road Shortcut, but here's a nice blog about a 14 mile hike in Henry Coe that includes this trail and much more torture. As with all hikes that start at HQ, it ends with an exhausting climb. The hike takes you to M Glenn N Aug 20, 2015 1:41 PM
PORTOLA REDWOODS HIKE ON SATURDAY AUG 15 - Please update your RSVP if you won't be able to hike with us this Saturday so that you can open a place for one of the hikers on the wait list-thanks! MARCIA Aug 11, 2015 6:22 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Amazing Birds Pictures - Pretty amazing shots! He really is talented…Jeff Jeff Apr 27, 2015 6:50 PM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Amazing Birds Pictures - The two owls in the tree is my favorite. Although the hummingbird and hawks are awesome too. Kitty Sent from my iPhone Kitty Apr 27, 2015 10:47 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Amazing Birds Pictures - These photos are fantastic.  Thank you! On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 1:20 AM, Kitty < [address removed] > w Fiona Apr 27, 2015 9:25 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Amazing Birds Pictures - Wow, these are Audubon quality. I like the owls in the tree. ---- Glenn Nelson in Santa Cruz social: Glenn N Apr 27, 2015 9:09 AM
RE: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Amazing Birds Pictures - MARCIA Apr 27, 2015 7:40 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Amazing Birds Pictures - Hi Kitty: Fran K. Apr 27, 2015 7:37 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Amazing Birds Pictures - Loved it. Thank you,  Kitty! Marianne On Apr 27,[masked]:20 AM, "Kitty" < [address removed] > wrote: Marianne Apr 27, 2015 7:27 AM
Amazing Birds Pictures - Hi all, Just want to share an album of pictures taken by a friend of mine who is a bird watcher.  I just found out about it and his pictures are amazing!  They make my pictures look like it was taken by a 5 year old.  Enjoy! https:// Kitty Apr 27, 2015 1:20 AM
Win a $25.00 REI Gift Certificate - Play our 6th Annual Brackets Game Scholarship Fundraiser - The Purelight Educational Collaborative invites you to play our free 6th annual scholarship fund raiser March Madness Brackets Game sponsored by marchpool.com. To Dawn Mar 18, 2015 10:45 AM
Important Announcement - New Organizer for the South Bay Ramblers Hiking Group - Hi South Bay Ramblers, March 5th will mark the 10 year anniversary of the South Bay Ramblers Hiking Group. I started this group a decade ago with the dream of encouraging others to get out in the community and hike for fun and fitness while Dawn Feb 16, 2015 4:39 PM
Happy New Year! - Happy New Year to all the wonderful members of the South Bay Ramblers Hiking Group. I wish you all a good hiking year in 2015 and a joyful and prosperous New Year. Hope to see you hiking soon! Dawn Dawn Jan 1, 2015 6:41 PM
Re needing a sub for Saturday - Hi All, Thanks for all your kind wishes. I just need to wait it out a few days, after which I should be close enough to normal again to resume most of my regular activities, such as hiking. I have removed myself from the list, but one o David C. Nov 7, 2014 6:06 PM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Need a sub to lead tomorrow - Bummer!  Hope you feel well, David!  As many times as we've done it, I'm sure we should find our way.   Monica On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 9:20 AM, MA Monica Nov 7, 2014 11:14 AM
RE: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Need a sub to lead tomorrow - MARCIA Nov 7, 2014 9:20 AM
Need a sub to lead tomorrow - Dear fellow organizers, I suffered a vertigo attack yesterday and have been hit a couple of times since. I have encountered this problem before so I know what to expect and feel that I could be a liability out on the trail. Could one of you k David C. Nov 7, 2014 9:08 AM
South Bay Ramblers Annual Picnic and Hike - Sanborn County Park Saratoga - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/186­576812/ When : Dawn Aug 8, 2014 9:33 PM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] FW: RE: Sherri W sent you a message: Lori in the SJ Mercury News - agreed, Lori, you did awesome, especially comparing to the two sentences from the other person. Kitty Jul 29, 2014 3:12 PM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] FW: RE: Sherri W sent you a message: Lori in the SJ Mercury News - Way to go, Lori! You list several of my favorites. ...David David C. Jul 29, 2014 12:52 PM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] FW: RE: Sherri W sent you a message: Lori in the SJ Mercury News - Lori, Kudos for your keen descriptions about the hikes. You have captured them perfectly. Marianne On Jul 28,[masked]:33 PM, "Monica" < mcdermot Marianne Jul 29, 2014 12:47 PM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] FW: RE: Sherri W sent you a message: Lori in the SJ Mercury News - This is just fabulous!  Lori, you described these hikes like I so much remember them!  It's just amazing how much we have seen over the years. Monica On Mon, Monica Jul 28, 2014 10:33 PM
FW: RE: Sherri W sent you a message: Lori in the SJ Mercury News - Congratulations Lori for getting published in the Merc. and documenting your experiences on the trails! Dawn Sent f Dawn Jul 28, 2014 8:12 PM
COWELL REDWOODS OBSERVATION DECK AND BIG ROCK HOLE LOOP - Join Marcia and co. on this 6.5 mile loop, 1,000 ft elevation change hike to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. Hike Description:  Big first and second-growth redwoods, a stop atop the observation deck, the whistle of the Steam Trains, and  Dawn Jul 28, 2014 4:03 PM
Mount Diablo State Park - Saturday 3/29 - Hi South Bay Ramblers, Join David and Monica on this beautiful spring hike to Mount Diable State Park.  During this approx. 8 mile hike, we should clearly witness the rejuvenation of the mountain after last year’s fire while still observing Dawn Mar 22, 2014 7:42 PM
Basketball Fans - Enter Free Brackets to Win a $50 REI Gift Card - Basketball fans - enter your free bracket picks at marchpool.com "the game within the game" and win a $50.00 REI gift certificate.  This is Charlie's really awesome free march madness onl Dawn Mar 19, 2014 7:56 AM
Vote "YES" For Open Space - Hi South Bay Ramblers, To improve access to hiking and biking opportunities, protect and preserve redwood forests, natural open spaces, the scenic beauty of our region and coastline, critical wildlife habitat, restore cr Dawn Mar 6, 2014 5:13 AM
SF Ballet on Saturday? - Please forgive this non-hiking email, but someone might want to join us. Julia and I have two extra tickets for SF Ballet this Saturday at 2 PM. Friends of mine were going to join us, but suddenly cannot. The program ( Glenn N Feb 20, 2014 10:27 PM
Big Sur Hiking Weekend - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/146­723292/ When : Monica Jan 27, 2014 9:58 AM
Rancho Canada Del Oro Hike Saturday, Feb 1st - Join Marcia on an 8.5 mile loop thru native grasslands, oak woodlands, chaparral scrub, and creekside habitats. Along the Bald Peaks Trail, with views of Mt Diablo and Mt Hamilton, we'll stop at a picnic table for our snack break. For more de Dawn Jan 18, 2014 12:19 PM
Tomales Point - Point Reyes National Seashore Hike - Saturday 1/11 - Monica's Tomales Point hike is a 4.7 mile out-and-back route, is the only long distance option. We will start at signed Tomales Point Trail, at the west edge of the parking lot. After about 1 mile at a level grade, Tomales Point Trail curves right a Dawn Jan 8, 2014 8:00 PM
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness Hike Saturday 1/18 - Join David & Monika on the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness hike on Saturday, January 1/18.  The Las Trampas and Bollinger faults combine to give this park its rugged character. On this hike, we will explore some of the rugged parts of the park Dawn Jan 8, 2014 7:54 PM
Donate to POST or Mid-Pen Open Space - If you're not tapped out by holiday spending, please consider donating to the two organizations that are most responsible for the beautiful parks where we hike. POST ( http://www.openspacetrust.org/­ ) Glenn N Dec 24, 2013 11:37 AM
New Meet-up Feature - Membership Dues - Hi South Bay Ramblers, As you know, we have yearly dues of $12.00 to join and be a member of the South Bay Ramblers. The dues are used to help us pay the meet-up fees, provide food and supplies at our annual picni Dawn Dec 8, 2013 7:21 AM
Ramblers Photo Book - Group Ordering - Sorry for any confusion. We are not coordinating a group order . If you want to do that, please arrange with others in the group. I see that cheapest shipping is $8 for one book. We had 8 books printed (for our own gifts) and the shippi Glenn N Dec 4, 2013 10:10 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Ramblers Photo Book - It's so lovely and I'll always treasure my copy. Very well done Glenn and Julia. It's a great tribute to the group and all the wonderful hikes we've done that was so magnificently captured by Glenn and our group's best photographers! I'll also post Dawn Dec 3, 2013 5:08 PM
Ramblers Photo Book - Julia and I put together a photo book covering the last 3 years. It's available from Blurb at cost. Becky and Kitty also contributed some photos. You can preview it and buy a copy here:  http://blur.by/1bw1TMN . You Glenn N Dec 3, 2013 2:49 PM
Northern Castle Rock State Park 12/7 - Join Steve & Co., on a hike at our lovely local Castle Rock State Park on Saturday, December 7th.  The hike will start from the parking lot at Skyline and Hwy 9, head briefly down the Saratoga Toll Road trail to a connector that will take us over Dawn Nov 25, 2013 7:57 PM
Henry Coe State Park Hike - 11/23 - Join Docent David as he leads us on some beautiful scenic trails at our local Henry Coe State Park.  You can now RSVP at the following link: http://www.meetup.com/So Dawn Nov 9, 2013 6:50 PM
Meetup details changed: Purisima Creek Open Space - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/146­449492/ When : Monica Oct 22, 2013 8:21 PM
Lead a Hike for the South Bay Ramblers - Greetings South Bay Ramblers, I’m reaching out to you all to help us fill up our fall schedule by leading a hike for the South Bay Ramblers. We’re looking for local hikes on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the mo Dawn Oct 14, 2013 2:28 PM
Angel Island State Park Hike - You have to love a hike that you can only reach by ferry. But the Angel Island hike does not take you away from it all. Instead, you take in gobs of civilization from a lofty and isolated plateau. On a clear day from the top of Mount Livermore, you Dawn Sep 7, 2013 11:30 AM
News about redwood trees - You folks like redwoods, don't you? Well here is a wonderful article about some of our oldest trees: http://www.sfgate.com/science/­articl Glenn N Aug 14, 2013 10:46 AM
It's Picnic Time! - Come to the South Bay Ramblers Annual Picnic 8/10 - Hi South Bay Ramblers, Looking forward to seeing you all this year's annual picnic at Loch Lomond.  We'll start the day with a short, less than 5 mile hike around the lake and rendezvous back at the picnic area for an early start for lunch.  Dawn Jul 30, 2013 11:16 AM
HUDDART PARK-KINGS MOUNTAIN HIKE - Saturday, July 20th - Hi South Bay Ramblers, Join Marcia on this 7.9 miles pleasant hike at Huddart Park - Kings Mountain.  This is a moderate hike of about 1500 ft elevation gain. It's a great summer hike as it's shaded most of the way. We'll make a loop thru ser Dawn Jul 5, 2013 7:42 PM
One advanced ticket remains for Music of the Spheres - If you have no time or interest for the Universe at large, skip this message. I still have one $40 ticket in special Ramblers seating for the Music of the Spheres Concert at Lick Observatory on June 29. There are also still some general admission tick Bob K. Jun 18, 2013 4:35 PM
Meetup details changed: Hotel Camping in the Ritter Range - Minarets - I want to remind you that if you're interested in our Mammoth Lakes trip in early September, please re-read the notes and put it on your calendar. You can stay in a hotel (actually ski condos) or camp. For more details, see the full listing: Glenn N Jun 17, 2013 10:20 PM
Meetup details changed: Music of the Spheres Concert- Tingstad & Rumbel - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/114­629282/ When : Kitty Jun 17, 2013 2:28 PM
Garrapata State Park Hike on 6/1 - Join David and Monika on this challenging hike at lovely Garrapata State Park on Saturday, June 1st.  The wildflower displays here are second to none. We'll follow Soberanes Canyon and Rocky Ridge trails. We might also take the short spur to Doud P Dawn May 19, 2013 4:46 PM
Please join us for the Whale Watching Cruise on July 21st - Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, We're purchasing the first round of tickets tomorrow for Monica's fun Whale Watching Cruise on July 21st.  Whale watching on the Monterey Bay is a year-round adventure. Sanctuary Cruises spot whales and dolph Dawn May 15, 2013 6:31 PM
Henry Coe Burra Burra and Pacheco Creek loop Hike - Sunday 5/26 - Join David on this fantastic Sunday hike to Henry Coe State Park.  The hike will start from the Dowdy Ranch Visitor Center, 7 miles from Bell Station on Highway 152 (Pacheco Pass Road). First, we'll take a 500' climb up Burra Burra Peak, the only vo Dawn May 12, 2013 2:04 PM
Re: [Glenn N] June 29 Music of the Spheres Concert- Tingstad & Rumbel - Glenn, Not to worry. We built in a buffer period, so you are good to go! Tickets will be held as will-call at the event. - Bob Bob K. Apr 26, 2013 5:33 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] June 29 Music of the Spheres Concert- Tingstad & Rumbel - I sent my check yesterday, but I fear it won't get there in time. ---- Glenn Nelson in Santa Cruz see my Kite Aerial Photos at http://www. Glenn N Apr 25, 2013 7:45 AM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] June 29 Music of the Spheres Concert- Tingstad & Rumbel - Nobody can say they were not informed! I goofed and didn't reply back to you that I had also notified the membership. Thanks for the backup! "Explore, Discover, Share Bob K. Apr 24, 2013 7:02 PM
June 29 Music of the Spheres Concert- Tingstad & Rumbel - Hello, Just a friendly reminder that you have one more day to mail your check for the tickets so you don't miss out on the June 29 program!  (If you have please disregard this message.)  You can also see more detail on our meetup page. Kitty Apr 24, 2013 6:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Music of the Spheres Concert- Tingstad & Rumbel - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/114­629282/ When : Kitty Apr 22, 2013 8:16 AM
RE: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Music of The Spheres Concert - Saturday, June 29,[masked]:30 pm - Shelly G. Apr 16, 2013 7:36 PM
Music of The Spheres Concert - Saturday, June 29,[masked]:30 pm - Sorry for all the emails today. Bob talked to Lick Observatory and got some update. If we can purchase the tickets before they open to general public, we can get group tickets and the will save us $4.50 per ticket. Apparently that this Kitty Apr 16, 2013 6:43 PM
Meetup details changed: Music of the Spheres Concert- Tingstad & Rumbel - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/114­629282/ When : Kitty Apr 16, 2013 3:16 PM
Monument Peak to Mission Peak Hike Saturday 4/13 - Hi South Bay Ramblers, Join Kitty and David on a challenging hike from Monument Peak to Mission Peak on Saturday, 4/13.  This hike will start from Ed R. Levin County Park to Monument Peak and from there they will hike to Mi Dawn Mar 31, 2013 12:10 PM
Hotel Camping in the Ritter Range - Minarets - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/104­282572/ When : Glenn N Mar 27, 2013 12:25 PM
GPS with topo maps for sale - I'm selling my 3 year old GPS for $80. It is a DeLorme model PN-40 - I can't find info about it on their website, but it's pretty much the same as the newer PN-60. It works fine, I just wanted to update software and deemed a new PN-60 to be worth it fo Glenn N Jan 28, 2013 3:45 PM
Harvey Bear Hike 1/12/13 - Please cancel if you cannot hike so we can move hikers off the waiting list; otherwise, we'll see you at "the bear" Saturday at 9 or at the carpool to leave at 8:30.  Happy trails!  Jane  jane b. Jan 11, 2013 2:11 AM
Fungus Fair in Santa Cruz, 12-13 January - On a recent hike we talked about the upcoming Fungus fair in Santa Cruz. I'm not making this an event, since we already have a hike scheduled. The Fungus Fair is a really fun and informative annual event. This year it is the second weekend in J Glenn N Dec 24, 2012 11:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Beach at Rio Del Mar - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/922­77792/ When : T Glenn N Dec 21, 2012 12:02 PM
Re: [SouthBayRamblersHikingGroup] Meetup details changed: Montara Mountain (M... - Mary Nov 17, 2012 7:05 AM
Meetup details changed: Montara Mountain (McNee Ranch State Park) - The heavy rain predicted for Pacifica will make this hike extremely unpleasant due to its coastal location so I'm canceling the hike for tomorrow and rescheduling it for January 5.  I hope everyone sees this message.  It's such a beautiful hike and Monica Nov 16, 2012 11:07 PM
RSVP for Joseph D. Grant County Park - Saturday, 11/24 - Join Steve as he leads us on this great hike and have an extra piece of pie on Thanksgiving since you'll be working off the calories on Saturday in Joseph D. Grant County Park, the largest in the county with many miles of wide trails with only a tric Dawn Nov 11, 2012 1:53 PM
Meetup details changed: Portola Redwoods State Park or Saratoga Walk (rain option) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/778­77072/ When : Sa jane b. Nov 9, 2012 6:11 PM
Meetup details changed: Portola Redwoods State Park or Saratoga Walk (rain option) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/778­77072/ When : Sa jane b. Nov 9, 2012 4:10 AM
Meetup details changed: Portola Redwoods State Park or Saratoga Walk (rain option) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/778­77072/ When : Sa jane b. Nov 9, 2012 4:08 AM
Meetup details changed: Portola Redwoods State Park - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/778­77072/ When : Sa jane b. Oct 28, 2012 12:42 PM
Meetup details changed: Portola Redwoods State Park - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/778­77072/ When : Sa jane b. Oct 28, 2012 11:56 AM
Hikes Needed 11/17, 11/24, 12/8, 12/22, 12/29 - Hi South Bay Ramblers, We need some more hikes for the rest of the year so if any of you are interested in stepping up and helping us lead, we'd love to hear from you. Our regular leaders need a break. Leading us on just one hike or event per y Dawn Oct 21, 2012 7:56 PM
Muir Beach/Coastal Trail Hike - Saturday, 11/3 - JOIN MARCIA AS SHE LEADS US ON THIS SPECTACULAR BLUFF TRAIL THAT SKIRTS THE EDGE OF THE MARIN HEADLANDS, WHICH NEVER DISAPPOINT WITH THEIR RUGGED BEAUTY. WE'LL START AT THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TRAIL HEAD AND HIKE OUT TOWARDS TENNESSEE COVE, THEN HEAD Dawn Oct 21, 2012 12:40 PM
Soquel Demonstration Forest - Since I actually know many of you, I don't feel bad about emailing the group. And besides, the Ramblers have been to the Soquel Demonstration Forest at least two times. So here's an article that explains more about the  forest: Glenn N Sep 17, 2012 6:36 PM
New Meet-up: Windy Hill Open Space Preserve 9/22 - Marcia and I swapped hike leadership days so Windy Hill will now be held on 9/22.  You can now RSVP by clicking on the link below.  This beautiful hike will start with a short walk along the Betsy Crowder Trail and then up through grasslands to Skyli Dawn Sep 7, 2012 9:43 AM
Fw: Your Meetup is featured on the home page right now! - Great picture of Bob making the Kababs taken by Glenn of the front page of meet-up. Dawn Aug 29, 2012 7:44 AM
Lead a Hike for the South Bay Ramblers - Hi South Bay Ramblers, We've having another great year of hiking thanks to so many of you who have volunteered your time to organize fabulous hikes and outings for the group. I'd like to keep the energy going for the rest of the year so if y Dawn Aug 14, 2012 9:10 PM
Purisima Creek Open Space Hike - August 18th - Join Lori on this is a wonderful scenic hike through the redwoods along Purisima Creek. We will start by climbing the Harkins Ridge Trail then make our descent via Soda Gulch then complete the loop by taking the Purisima Creek Trail for a total of 7 mi Dawn Aug 4, 2012 8:29 PM
Meetup details changed: Mission Peak Full Moon Hike - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/754­89352/ When : Th David C. Jul 30, 2012 8:59 PM
COWELL REDWOODS OBSERVATION DECK AND BIG ROCK HOLE LOOP HIKE 8/11 - Join Marcia at this beautiful State Park on August 11th.  Big first and second-growth redwoods, a stop atop the observation deck, the whistle of the Steam Trains, and twice fording the unbridged San Lorenzo River are hi-lights of this beautiful hike. Dawn Jul 30, 2012 2:28 PM
Hike at Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve - Mt. Umunhum Area 7/14 - Join Steve for a hike at at Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve on Saturday, July 14th.   This hike down Woods Trail is shady most of the way and without significant elevation changes though there are a few up and down hills of very moderate difficulty. Dawn Jun 29, 2012 7:46 PM
Meetup details changed: Elkhorn Slough Kayaking - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/598­48712/ When : S Monica Jun 4, 2012 6:12 AM
Meetup details changed: PORTOLA REDWOODS STATE PARK - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/SouthBay­RamblersHikingGroup/events/565­60972/ When : Sa MARCIA May 14, 2012 5:49 PM
Friendly Reminder - RSVP Etiquette - Dear South Bay Ramblers, Please review the RSVP following Guidelines for RSVPing for hikes.  We've lately been experiencing a unusual number of last minute back-outs of our hikes while other members have been on the waiting list all week.  We Dawn May 10, 2012 8:05 PM
New Meetup: WILDER RANCH BLUFFS TRAIL HIKE - Join us as Marcia leads us on an easy, fairly flat hike along the top of the bluffs along the dramatic Davenport shoreline, with acres of brussel sprout fields spreading out to the east. We'll pass a seal rookery, sandy beaches, and soaring birds. For Dawn May 5, 2012 6:20 PM

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