Photography Beach Hike, Follow Up lesson, Wine Tasting, Bottle of Wine Included!

Join photographers Steve Juba & Christy Carr, & Expert Hike guide & Wine Hike enthusiast Tom Bold, for an unforgettable 4.5 mile photographic hike & wine tasting experience. 

At a later date after the event we will bring everyone to the Calumet Pro Photo Store & Studio for a 90 minute photo critique of your pictures taken on the beach hike and intro to Photoshop Lesson!

A bottle of wine is included to take home at the end of the day too!!!

We start gently downhill through Douglas Fir, weather worn Cypress trees, and lush ferns on our trail to the first secluded beach. If we are lucky we will see several different types of bay critters; like large colorful Jellyfish, different types of Rays, maybe some Leopard Sharks & more.

Then it's on a new trail near Cliffside through a real Sherwood Forest. Our lunch stop brings us to a cliff top and shoreline picnic area with fantastic views!  It will be hard to leave, but it's on to a swimming beach and across to a new trail to our third beach with Miwok Indian structures on it. A circle trail takes us back across Heart's Desire Beach and up on a beautiful new trail to the parking area.

From here we will go to a winery on the other side of the bay for our tour and tasting experience. (Point Reyes Winery).

Follow Up Critique class will be scheduled soon (details forthcoming). 

Meeting Locations & Directions

Shuttle carpool meet stop; (OPTIONAL) at 9:15 AM sharp in Larkspur Landing Shopping Center meet on the sidewalk between the Marin Brewing Company & the 24 Hour Fitness Center located at 1809 Larkspur Landing Circle Larkspur, CA  94939. (Across from the Ferry Boat Harbor). Important: there will be no waiting for stragglers at this stop since we need to arrive on time at the hike meeting point.

YOU CAN ALSO MEET US AT THE HIKE SITE: Hike site & meet up time 10:00 am-10:15 am. Location: 1/8 mile before Tomales Bay State park (Hearts Desire Beach) (Tomales Bay) entrance on Pierce Point Rd. 

Directions to Hike meeting point: From Sir Francis Drake Blvd & Hwy 101 go west on SFD Blvd. all the way to Hwy 1 (Olema). Turn right & continue through the towns of Inverness Park & Inverness. Watch for the Y split & angle right on Piecepoint Rd. for one mile and watch for the turn off and parking area on the right. (Bushes are in front).

What to bring:

Please plan for all day!

Hiking shoes or good gym shoes are ok on this trek. Please bring a lunch. It is usually sunny & warm in this area in October. Bring layered clothing.

We provide: Water, Juice, Tea, Snacks, Trail Bars, Energy & Protein drinks, Fruit & nut packs, hiking poles. 

Includes: 1 bottle of Red OR White wine from select Napa/Sonoma Vineyard. 

Cost: $99 To be paid via paypal above (3.00 paypal fee) OR pay 99.00 in cash/check to Steve Juba & mail to:

Steve Juba

1453 Broderick St

San Francisco CA 94115

*Also included: follow up Photoshop critique and basic technique class to be scheduled with participants at the Calumet San Francisco store/studio.

*Not included: Tasting fee of $10.00 to be paid at the winery if you want to partake 

*Remember--the bottle of wine IS INCLUDED and comes with the event--you will receive this at the end of the day. 

* Must be 21 years of age or above to register for this event.


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  • John B.

    This was my first Meetup and it was excellent. A great hike. Great photography opportunities and the owners of the winery treated us like visiting friends.

    October 16, 2011

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