300th Hike Celebration: Tilden Park

Hike rating: Moderate


Hiking pace: Relaxed


Start time: We will wait 5 minutes after the posted start for latecomers.


Responsibility: Each person will be responsible for him/herself - We will wait a reasonable length of time at junctions, however, for the fast or slow...it is recommended that you obtain a map at the beginning of the hike in case the group is separated.

Route: 4.7 miles with an early lunch ~11am.

 

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We understand that your "Yes" RSVP to this event means you accept the following:

1. ​I acknowledge that the group organizer and assistant organizers for this group are NOT guides or trip leaders.  We have no training or qualifications as guides or trip leaders. Wag n Trails is a social group for organizing dog hikes.  Every hiker is responsible for him/herself, their dog(s), their guest(s) and any event that occurs to or because of them.

2. I agree to abide by the rules of the park where the hike is held.  (The rules of the East Bay Parks are listed on the meetup group pages.)

3.​I acknowledge that I and other participants may be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious injury to me, my dog(s) and/or guests, or someone outside of the group or some other animal, including permanent disability and death.  I understand that these risks may be increased through my own actions, or through the negligent action or inaction of Wag N’ Trails participants, its members or other representatives. If I bring/invite a guest who has not released liability through the meetup group, I agree that I am solely responsible for their and or their dog(s) including their actions and safety. It is highly recommended that each participant sign up for an event through the meetup site.

4.​I hereby RELEASE and DISCHARGE from liability Wag N’ Trails, the group organizer and hike organizers, their officers, members/other participants, sponsors, and employees; and owners and lessors of facilities used by Wag N’ Trails, from any and all liability claims, demands or causes of action that you now have or may have in the future, for injuries, damages, death and/or economic loss of any kind or nature, arising in whole or part out of the activities advice or information contained herein, even if caused in whole or in part by their negligence.

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6.​If I am allowing children under the age of 18 or any guest, to participate in this hike, I agree on their behalf to the terms of this Release.  I agree that if, notwithstanding this Release, I, the minor, or anyone on the minor’s behalf, or my guest, makes a claim against any of the persons or entities Released, I will indemnify those persons and entities and hold them harmless against all expenses, damage or costs, including attorneys fees, arising out of that claim.

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  • Alicean

    Ben is a fun leader and knew the park well. Maybe Ellen would like to lead a hike in the future.

    July 14, 2013

    • ben

      why thank you Allie B.

      July 15, 2013

  • Ginny S.

    Peter,Jazz, peanut and I all had a great time. Thanks, Ben

    July 14, 2013

  • Ellen B.

    Great Hike, Dogs And Human Companions. The Ice Cream Cake And Mojitos Were The Perfect Finishing Touch. ;-D Allie, I Love To Put My Two Cents In, But This Is One Place Where I DefiNitely Don't Need To Be In Charge. Ben Did A Great Job!
    Pardon My Pbone's Weird Text Style...

    July 14, 2013

  • Lori

    Great, as usual. Skylar and I pigged out at the fantastic "imaginary banquet" in the forest. Nice group, including the humans!

    July 14, 2013

  • Susan

    Just came back from vet ER and Kimchi had a foxtail extracted from between her toes...cone of shame, antibiotics, and no hiking for a week : (

    July 11, 2013

    • ben

      Susan...you need to do some pushups..! toughen up girl..lol

      July 14, 2013

    • Jenny B.

      Shoes! Good idea! Neon pink to go with the neon purple, and separate holes for each toe nail.

      July 14, 2013

  • evelyn

    Jenny & Ben, I collided with my 4 legged 1300 lb buddy... and he stepped on my foot. It's swelling and an interesting color palette is developing so I'm going to have to miss the hike. But Jenny I can make the Fridays if you can do it. Audrey bummed

    July 13, 2013

    • ben

      I haven't seen you in so long I forgot who the heck you are..LOL.I'll just call you Bigfoot.

      July 13, 2013

    • evelyn

      Hahahaha :) Bigfoot - perfect! ! I promised Jenny that we'd be there Fridays... Audrey will hold me to it!

      July 13, 2013

  • Jenny B.

    For those of you who signed up for both hikes (you know who you are!), I've removed you from one of the hikes so others could go.

    July 13, 2013

  • Lisa B.

    I'll bring Micky for a cameo appearance but won't hike

    July 13, 2013

    • Jenny B.

      Bummer, I'd have liked to have seen her. Maybe I'll come a little early.

      July 13, 2013

  • Sandra

    Sleeping in 30 min. more and going on the 9:30 hike.

    July 12, 2013

  • Jenny B.

    Alright, in an effort to accomodate people on the waiting list, we're splitting the group up into an early one (~9ish) and a late one at 10am. If anyone who has a spot on the early hike would like to switch, please change your RSVP on this hike to "no" and sign up for the other one.

    July 11, 2013

  • Ed O.

    Major Dog Group festivity day -- Disc Dogs of the Golden Gate is having a BBQ at the same time -- it is their 10th anniversary celebration.

    July 11, 2013

  • Stefanie K.

    I will be out of town. Have fun!

    July 10, 2013

    • ben

      cancel those plans and join us..for cryin out loud where is the loyalty?

      July 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would love to join you guys, but I turned my ankle yesterday and don't think it will be in hiking shape by Sunday. :-(

    July 10, 2013

    • Jenny B.

      Sorry to hear that. Can Gus come?

      July 10, 2013

    • ben

      hey don't be such a baby...Jenny B led hikes with a broken ankle..LOL

      July 11, 2013

  • Ellen B.

    Finally recovered from knee surgery that kept me off the trails for a while. Poor Vina is SO longing to go on a group hike. Hope we can join you on Sunday for the big[masked]

    July 10, 2013

  • Donna R.

    I so want to be there. Hope something opens up, I am on the waiting list:(

    July 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    any room for me and Bessie?!?

    July 10, 2013

    • Jenny B.

      Possibly. Stay tuned.

      July 10, 2013

  • Lori

    Skylar and I super excited to go on our 2nd hike with this group!

    July 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    In Idaho & Montana this week :( Have fun! Hope to meet you guys soon.

    July 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have to work that afternoon

    July 10, 2013

  • Faith

    I will try my best to be there

    July 10, 2013

    • Jenny B.

      If you're late, you can take Seaview and maybe catch up.

      July 10, 2013

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