Black Nature Crew: Hike From Muir Woods to Stinson Beach

When: Saturday July 12, 2014 at 9:00am

Where: Start-Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, CA 

Destination-Stinson Beach, Marin County, CA

Return-After we hang out at Stinson Beach we will hike back to Muir Woods.

What: An amazing 5-mile hike along the Ben Johnson and Dipsea trails. We will start in Muir Woods then hike to Stinson Beach to chill out before finally returning to Muir Woods. It's 5 miles each way for a total of 10 miles.

Cost: $7 per person (This is the fee to get into Muir Woods)

Return: 4:00pm (This is flexible)

From the Woods to the Beach

Uh ohhhhh! It’s time for the most off the chain hike of the summer. On July 12th please wake up early so you can meet The Black Nature Crew at Muir Woods in Mill Valley for 9:00am. We will be taking in the sights of gorgeous redwoods, hiking uphill and downhill, admiring a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, and finally chilling at Stinson Beach. After we hang out at the beach we will then hike back to Muir Woods. It is guaranteed to be a day that you will never forget. Muir Woods is one of the top tourist destinations in the state of California so if you have never been then you should definitely come rock it with us.

Regarding the Trail   

As much as I would love to invite everyone I have to be honest—this hike ain’t no punk. It’s 5 miles and the beginning is an ascent up a mountain until we get to the peak and then it’s all down hill from there. I would not classify this hike as brutal, however, if you are completely out of shape, or scared of heights, or don’t like to sweat, or you hate trees, then please either sit this one out or just meet us at the beach. For those who are coming you should bring a backpack with water, food to nibble on while we hike (preferably enough to share with a few others), a bag lunch or money to purchase lunch, and anything that you think you may need for the beach. Oh yes and please get there early if possible because the parking situation at Muir Woods is NUTS!

See y’all there. I’m hyped!

-Roger Porter 

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  • Joanna H.

    Great event, well organized, priceless experience. Thank you :)

    1 · July 13

  • Roger P.

    What a freaking day and what a freaking turn out. We certainly brought a lot of Soul to Muir Woods. Thanks to each and every person who came. Also if anyone has pictures then please follow Wale's lead and post them up. I would love to see them. Be easy.
    -Porter

    July 13

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome hike! Thanks for organizing Roger.

    Hike Track: https://www.runtastic.com/en/users/wale-ogunwale/sport-sessions/267956863

    1 · July 13

  • Elsie W.

    Thank you, Roger! This was a wonderful event; an experience to remember for sure! And, for me, thank your brother Ryan for being the group sweeper! I'm looking forward to next time. Stay well everyone! ~ Elsie

    3 · July 12

    • Roger P.

      Definitely an unforgettable day ;-)

      July 13

  • G

    Gorgeous day for hiking while chatting with nice people!! Thank you, Roger, Ryan, Lakeisha &all for organizing.

    1 · July 13

  • Ms. Joy N.

    I had an excellent time at Muir Woods and with the group. Hanging with good people and in nature with beautiful scenery what else is there. Hope BNC does another event.

    2 · July 13

  • Vinaya

    Excellent job by Roger, Lakeisha and Roger's brother!!! I'm ready for the next one. Enjoyed the group! Thanks for having amazing weather too! ;)8

    2 · July 12

  • Nanette

    It was a beautiful day to take a hike with a great group! Thank you Roger- love your energy!

    3 · July 12

  • Roger P.

    If you have a beach ball or volleyball or any activities that you would like to bring to the beach it would be much appreciated. Oh yeah and you should probably bring a beach towel.

    2 · July 10

  • Chelsea

    Anyone heading over from Oakland or East Bay?

    2 · July 7

    • Letitia

      Hi Chelsea, I'm coming from Oakland. Lets arrange something,[masked]

      1 · July 8

    • Lakeisha

      I'm coming from San Leandro

      July 8

  • Veronica

    Dang! I was there last weekend hiking Matt Davis trail. I'm sorry to miss the group. I'll keep my eyes open for your next adventure!

    1 · July 8

  • Helen

    Hello. I see the RSVP is closed. Is there a waiting listing for this event?

    1 · July 7

  • Dram

    Is there a waiting list, as I see there were a couple of cancellations? How does this compare with a hike like mission peak?

    1 · July 7

  • Lakysha C.

    I just seen this event, and would be interested in participating. How would we know if anyone cancelled?

    1 · July 6

  • Corey

    Yes. I will be driving from South San Jose Vinaya.

    1 · July 5

    • Vinaya

      Hi Corey - great! Can we carpool together?

      July 6

    • Corey

      Yes. Contact me during the week and we can make arrangements. My number is[masked]-7171. Thanks

      July 6

  • Vinaya

    Will anyone be driving up from the South Bay?

    1 · July 5

    • Roger P.

      There you go Vinaya. Holler at Corey.

      July 5

  • Shelley

    Really wanted to do this - but my schedule will now take me out of the area. Have fun.

    1 · July 5

  • Reggie

    I hate that I will have to cancel on this event.

    1 · July 3, 2014

    • Roger P.

      Me too brother. We'll probably post a lot of pictures so at least you'll be able to experience it vicariously…Next time.

      July 3, 2014

  • valisha

    Would love to go if any cancels

    1 · July 2, 2014

  • Roger P.

    We're 2 weeks away! And remember that if you flake on the BNC then you're going to end up like this guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBc-nCdr-JU

    1 · June 28, 2014

  • Joanna H.

    Question, is this a hiking boot type of day or will tennis shoes suffice?

    2 · June 20, 2014

    • Roger P.

      I have hiked this trail in tennis shoes before. You can wear whatever you feel comfortable with.

      1 · June 21, 2014

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