Point Reyes - Tomales Point

  • May 18, 2014 · 9:30 AM
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POINT REYES: TOMALES POINT

Moderate - easy hike, about 10 miles through rolling grasslands hills. 1000'+ easy climb.

What to see: Wildflowers, Tule Elk, Ocean, ....

Out and back hike.

see http://www.everytrail.com/guide/tomales-point-at-point-reyes-national-seashore

for a description.

Be ready for sun (no shade), wind, and/or fog.

Start at 9:30.  Hopefully this will be early enough for enough parking at this popular trail head. Try to get there a few minutes early so we can leave at 9:30.

coordinates near trail head at Pierce Point Ranch:[masked], [masked]

Keep in mind this is moderate - easy if 10 miles is ok for you.  Please know that you are HAPPY to hike 10+ miles before signing up for this hike.

When: Leaving promptly at 9:30 AM, Saturday, September 7, 2013

Meeting Location:

Historic Pierce Point Ranch that is near the Elk Reserve!

At the end of Pierce Point. Road. - off Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

coordinates:[masked], [masked]

Carpooling:
Suggested Carpool locations:

Across from Sebastopol Vet Center entrance (282 S. High St.) Leaving at 7:50am

Park & Ride - South End of Redwood Dr & Gravenstein Highway (116 & 101 - Cotati)  leaving at 8:05am. (15 min to Petaluma park and ride)

Petaluma Park Park and Ride, Lakeville St and 101 S:
leaving at 8:20am. (38 miles / 1hr - 4 mins to Meeting Location)

I will be swinging through the carpool locations listed and leaving at the listed times.



Other carpool locations: discuss as needed in comments below.

From the south suggestion: Lucas Valley Park'n'Ride Parking lot, Lucas Valley Road and 101.  Just East of freeway, south side of road. Take Lucas Valley Road out towards Pt Reyes.

37 miles, 1 hr - 7 minutes from here per google maps.

 

From the North:  Anywhere north of Petaluma stop. - Take San Antonio Road out towards Pt Reyes.

 

Trail-head depart Time: We should be on the trail promptly at 9:30am.

To participate in a hike, I require that you take responsibility for yourself and any guest(s) that you bring.  This is actually spelled out in your agreement with meetup.com website.  See especially section "6.2 Release" in "Meetup Terms of Service Agreement" at

http://www.meetup.com/terms/

While you are ultimately responsible for your comfort and safety, I also request that you are prepared.  This includes:

Plenty of water!

Plenty of nourishment.

Sun protection.  Sunscreen etc.

Protection from cold. Warm clothing in layers, appropriate socks, rain gear, emergency blanket,

First-aid supplies.

Sturdy footwear

Anything else you will require to ensure your own and guest(s) personal comfort and safety.

I also request that you

Are courteous and respectful of others.

Bring a positive attitude and open mind.

Take responsibility for yourself.

Respect the land we hike through.

Come ready for a good day.

Hope to see you there!



 

 

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  • Christian Q.

    My dear Douglas, I so enjoyed meeting you and hope to be included in your next hike. I know of a place that has hiking shoes on sale... Kindly, Christian

    1 · May 20

  • Pat B.

    How will I know someone will be at the Petaluma park and ride who has room in their car?

    May 16

    • Douglas C.

      Pat at this point one else has said that they will be at the Petaluma Park and ride and I will be dropping by there. Generally if there is more people that can fit in one car then someone will have to drive also.

      May 17

  • Christian Q.

    Good evening, I look forward to our outing and meeting all of you. I Live in Santa Rosa. I can drive
    or be car-pooled. Which at this point do you suggest?
    Warmly, C.

    May 15

    • Douglas C.

      Meet at the Rohnert Park Park & Ride listed unless you find someone that wants to car pool from Santa Rosa.

      May 16

    • Christian Q.

      Thank you Douglas. I e mailed Stacy to arrange car pool otherwise will meet in Rohnert Park.

      May 16

  • Stacy

    I too am interested in car pooling from SR. I'm heading out of town, but will be back Saturday evening. I will check email then for the carpool plan, or be in contact to make a plan then...

    May 16

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