This will be an easy to moderate hike of 8.5 miles w/ 600' elevation gain, that will take us through an old eucalyptus grove, over several hills that give us some unique coastal views, and past several grps of cows.
What To Bring:
Vino! (and cups)
Good Hiking Boots/shoes
Layered clothing, hat, sunscreen
At least 1 liter of water
Vino/snacks for our pre-lunch break during the hike
Food and more food to share (dried fruit/nuts/seeds, chips, dips, salsa, cheese/crackers, deserts - be creative!) Remember it's a potluck!
Vino to share at lunch (and paper cups)
Anything else you want to drink (iced tea, juice, beer, etc.)
$5 activity fee
If you've been on any of my hikes you know what to expect.
Oooh, I hear it coming now...
As always, your sense of humour is required!
This hike is posted on several Meetup sites, so be prepared to make new friends.
From US 101 in Marin County, exit Sir Francis Drake/San Anselmo. Drive west on Sir Francis Drake about 20 miles, to the junction with CA 1, turn right, drive 0.1 mile, and then turn left onto Bear Valley Road. After about 2 miles, Bear Valley Road ends at Sir Francis Drake; turn left. Continue on Sir Francis Drake about 7.5 more miles, and turn left at the sign "Estero Trail." Drive 1 mile and the trailhead is on the RIGHT.