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Upper Stagecoach to Kick A** Hill - Advanced

  • Nov 6, 2013 · 5:00 PM
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Cheryl (530)[masked]

Up for a midweek hike workout that's better than the gym?

We'll start out on on the Upper Stagecoach Trailhead, located on Russell Road, then head up Kick Ass Hill. These are a series of continuous hills with grades from 10 to 40 degrees up and each one is a climb that stretches from 30 to 70 feet in length.

As the title indicates, this hike is classified as advanced and all hikers are expected to keep up with the group's pace. Kick-a** Hill represents a challenge to most particularly if they haven't done it before. The group generally waits for everyone at the top of the hill then continue by crossing Foresthill Bridge and coming back up Upper Stagecoach.

Bring plenty of water, snacks, headlamp, poles if you have them and gloves to prevent slippage and most important, a happy attitude.

TRAILHEAD DIRECTIONS: Take I-80 towards Reno and exit at Lincoln Way in Auburn. Turn right at the stop sign, then left at the next street, which is Russell Road. Go down Russell Road, approximately 3-4 miles and you will see parking spaces on the left hand side of the road. Parking here is free.

Total mileage is approximately 6 miles and takes about 2 hours.


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  • Jody W.

    Hey! Late chime in, I had a great time on the hike Wednesday night. Way more than met my expectations! It was refreshing to meet so many warm people all together doing what I love to do! I look forward to seeing you soon.

    1 · November 10, 2013

  • Ron T.

    It was a great hike. Nice to have new hikers join us on a dark cold night. It wasn't that cold. But it was fun

    1 · November 7, 2013

  • Graydon

    I've got some serious Lumens envy now!!
    Just saying.

    1 · November 6, 2013

  • Cheryl Z

    Another wonderful evening hike with the greatest group of hikers ever! Thank you, everyone, for coming out and participating. You all make it such fun - I love the conversations and laughter. It is so nice to see some new faces, as well as the wonderful regulars. I look forward to seeing you all next week.

    November 7, 2013

  • Marla L

    Wonderful as usual. Thanks Cheryl and fellow hikers for the great evening.

    November 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    And many thanks to Cheryl for organizing.

    November 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Really enjoyed the hike and conversation. I look forward to getting to know everyone better.

    November 6, 2013

  • Bonnie S

    Great hike, lots of fun, lovely people. Was hard to motivate after a bad work week. That hill scares me but we all blazed up it like lightening. So refreshing uplifting Thank-you Cheryl P.S. I miss Lee, hope he can join us for our next great adventure.

    November 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Lots of traffic I'll be about 10 minutes late

    November 6, 2013

  • Alan

    sorry something came-up last minute..darn it!

    November 6, 2013

  • Ken

    Looking forward to some exercise.

    November 6, 2013

  • Graydon

    I'm a 50/50 depending on how quickly I can bail out of a meeting. If I'm not there by 5:00pm, then I guess I couldn't get away.

    November 5, 2013

  • Dave W.

    I have a dinner that evening that I forgot about.

    November 3, 2013

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