Sep 28, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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September 28- 8:00 am (Departure Time)
Castro Valley High School
Leader: Isabel Rogne
Las Trampas. This hike starts at the Staging Area, and it is about 5.5 to 6 miles; however I rate this hike as STRENUOUS with a lot steep uphills, downhills one after another, and steps. The trail starts at an elevation of 1200, and we'll reach Eagle Peak at 1720. The hike is a loop (Bollinger Creek, Corduroy, Madrone, Virgil, and Las Trampas Ridge trails) with 50% open space and 50% shaded. Views are great. FYI, when we (Peggy) scouted the hike, it took us almost 5 hours to finish this hike.
Bring plenty water, hiking poles are a must, hat and sun screen. If you like to challenge yourself, join me.