Enjoy ridges and ravines and the shade of redwood forests. Pace will be moderate to moderately brisk. Hike is approximately 8 miles, with 1,600 feet cumulative elevation gain. It includes about 1 mile of steep uphill trails.
See trail maps of our route at www.sfeinberg.com/MapC .
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BRING: lunch and at least one liter (2 standard bottles) of water; hiking boots recommended.
MEET: 11:00 a.m. at the end of Joaquin Miller Court, in Oakland.
RETURN: Between 4 and 5 p.m.
DIRECTIONS: Take Highway 13 (Warren Freeway). Exit at Joaquin Miller Rd. / Lincoln Ave. If coming from south, head straight onto Mountain Blvd.; if coming from north, make soft left at end of exit ramp, then turn left to cross over freeway, then turn left onto Mountain Blvd., running adjacent to Freeway. Joaquin Miller Court is nearly 0.4 mile up Mountain Blvd., on the right. Additional parking available on Mountain Blvd.
LEADER: Seth Feinberg