THIS WILL BE A LOOP hike that visits a number of interesting Diablo Foothills locations including: Little Yosemite Trail, the riparian stretches of Pine Canyon; and the rocky sandstone outcroppings known as Wall Point. ANOTHER fantasic Wildcat hike for those seeking a fun, social workout in the Great Outdoors!
Start time: 9:30 A.M.
Distance: 9 Miles
Difficulty: Strenuous (for regular, conditioned hikers!)
Pace: 2.5+ MPH.
Event Fee: $2.
Hike Time: 5 hrs.
Parking Fee: $2.
Guests: 1. (dogs not allowed on these trails.)
WHAT TO BRING: Sturdy hiking shoes, layered clothing, wind protection, LUNCH, hat, sun-block, water (2 Liters Minimum). $2 cash for event fee.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Anyone who can handle a 9 mile hike with 1700 ft. of elevation gain. You should be in FIT condition and have hiked regularly in the past 3 months. Members willing to answer the RSVP questions.
REQUIREMENTS: Answer RSVP questions, bring approximately 2 liters of water, lunch, snacks and adequate hiking shoes. Additionally, you must show-up early, find parking and be ready to leave with the group at the start time.
ROUTE: Wall Point, Little Yosemite Tr,, Stage Rd, Burma Rd, Buckeye Tr, BBQ Terrace Rd, Secret Tr, Wall Point Rd.
Google Link to Macedo Ranch.
DIRECTIONS: Take Stone Valley Road off-ramp on Highway 680 between Walnut Creek and Danville. Follow Stone Valley Road to its intersection with Green Valley Road, turn left and go to the end of Green Valley road past large residential homes and park at the end of the street in the staging area. ($2 parking fee)