Distance: 10 mi
Elevation Gain: 2300 ft
Duration: 5 hrs
BART Coverage: 0 mi
Meeting Point (Address above is only approximate)
From 680, take the Calaveras Exit. Head south east for 4.2 mi and turn left on Geary Rd. After 1.8 mi, turn left into the Old Green Barn Visitor Center. We will meet here, but you may have to park nearby if the parking lot is full. There is a $5 parking fee.
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If you are interested, you could arrive a little earlier to see the exhibits at the visitor center. The hike willstart with a steep climb up Flag Hill; Vista Grande Rd; Eagle View Trail, Cave Rocks Rd; Cerro Este Rd, McCorkle Trail; Backpack Rd; Camp Ohlone Rd to Little Yosemite; Cerro Este Rd and finally Canyon View Trail. The route may vary a little depending on conditions and whether I get lost.
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Optional After Hike Event
Hot Pot City
500 Barber Ln
Milpitas, CA 95035
This is a buffet place with a price of $17, so not recommended for light eaters. You can take Calaveras Rd south to Milpitas for a more scenic but windier route.
MPORTANT NOTE: Joining this hike is entirely voluntary and participants signing up for this activity fully understand the risks associated with the activity. It is each hiker's responsibility to ensure that s/he is in sufficient fitness and health to participate in this hike and be prepared with the appropriate water, food, clothing, and first aid. Hike organizers make no warranties about the quality, safety, or supervision of these activities.By signing for this event, you are accepting all the rules of this hike.