Briones 6.75 miles

Hike rating: Challenging


Hiking pace: Semi-fast


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


Responsibility: 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.

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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.

5.​California Civil Code section 1542 states; “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”  I specifically waive the terms of that section, and agree to Release claims that I may not yet know of, or which may be based on events that have not yet occurred.

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.

7.​You further agree that if you or someone under your supervision uses the information on this website you assume all risks of injury, damage, and economic loss, without limitation, and release providers from all liability therefore.

8.​Organizers choose locations and routes but it is up to you to decide whether the event is appropriate for you to attend.  Ultimately you are responsible for your own safety.

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  • Myra

    Great company, well behaved dogs - well, mostly, and some trails I had not travelled before.

    July 29, 2013

  • Pete

    Daisy May had an excellent time! Nice meeting you all! Glad you found your dog Ben.

    July 28, 2013

  • Jenny B.

    A mountain lion, two lost dogs, and a raging calf...not bad for a simple 7 miler!

    1 · July 28, 2013

  • ben

    I and 3 others) had to do a bit more than 6.75 cause of the stampede and my spooked dog..lol

    July 28, 2013

  • Chris

    I did not see the acceptance notice until this am. I was hiking last evening with the group and did not check emails when I got home. So sorry I did not see this sooner. I would have loved to have gone. The hike last night led by Faith was wonderful!

    July 28, 2013

  • Lisa

    Loved it! Thnx

    July 28, 2013

  • Stefanie K.

    Sorry, could not make it today. See you all soon!

    July 28, 2013

  • Jenny B.

    For the extremely late, the route will be: Old Briones/Left on Briones Crest/Right on Crescent Ridge/Right on Yerba Buena/ Left on Valley/Right on Old Briones.

    PLEASE leave extra time to get there as the road up to the staging area is hard to find, very narrow and winding.

    July 23, 2013

    • Lisa

      LOL! That'll probably be Bella and I ... running to catch up as usual :)

      1 · July 25, 2013

  • Pete

    Me, my wife, and Daisy May.

    July 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have to work...keeping my eyes peeled for the next event!

    July 23, 2013

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