Hike & Lunch in Danville -- Las Trampas Ridge Trail starting at Remington Loop

  • December 15, 2013 · 9:15 AM
  • Las Trampas Regional Wilderness

Hike and Lunch in Downtown Danville at:  La Boulange

405 Railroad Ave, Iron Horse Plaza, Danville, CA 94526
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The hike starts out a bit steep, but we will take our time to get to the top. It has beautiful views and the path is wide and very nice.  It should take about 3 hours to walk until lunch. Total hike time is 4 hours. 

We will need to put our dogs on leash for the last 45 minutes as we walk the dogs on-leash via the Iron Horse Trail and stop to eat lunch.  After a 30 minute lunch stop, we'll continue to talk along the Iron Horse Trail then up a street back to the cars.  This is a long loop of about 9 miles total.

Directions to Trailhead:
Take Hwy 680, exit Sycamore Blvd, head WEST. Cross San Ramon Valley Blvd. Past the 2nd stop sign, this turns into Remington Loop. This is a residential street. Trail head starts opposite 253 Remington Loop (between 252 and 246).

TrailHead Parking Fee: no charge

Hike rating:  Challenging

Hiking pace:  Semi-fast

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.

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  • Stefanie K.

    Hi. I decided to hike in brines. It's closer to home for me. Have a great hike in Danville.

    December 10, 2013

  • Amy H.

    Hate to miss this one but can't make it.

    December 3, 2013

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