Title: Russell Road to Pointed Rocks and Back 6.5 Miles Inter(Plus) 2,000' of climbing
Type: Training Hike
Cool Features: Steep Hills and of course YOU!
Description: We will take the Stagecoach Trail down to the Cut Off Trail down to the confluence cross the Highway 49 bridge and then climb Pointed Rocks Trail to the peak. We will return descending the Pointed Rocks Trail and then climbing the Cut Off Trail to the Stagecoach Trail to the Flood Trail to the Upper Stage Coach Trail back to our cars. This will give us a great warm up then interval climbs with a cool down at the end.
Best time to visit: All Year
Hike Route Map: See Picture
Elevation Gain/Loss: 2,000 feet
Altitude at Trailhead: 1350' feet
Terrain: Hiking trail.
Distance: 6.5 Miles
Difficulty Rating: Intermediate(Plus) "Rating Chart" (http://www.meetup.com/Sacramento-Hiking/pages/Hike_Rating_Table/)
Fitness Level: Able to climb 1,000 feet per hour.
Expected Duration: about 3.5 hours for the hike
Where to meet you: (in your RSVP, please post at which departure site we will find you):
Depart: 6pm m at Sunsplash Park and Ride
Departure Trailhead: 6:20pm at the trailhead (see directions below)
Type of travel: Carpool, meet at trailhead
Things to bring: Willingness to hike together as a group no matter what the speed of the slowest hiker. Willingness to stay between the sweeper and the leader.
Plus: 2 liters of Water, Snacks, headlamp or flashlight, bug repellant, Sunglasses, Appropriate footwear for safe travel on the surfaces of the hike.
Membership Required: All adult participants must be Sacramento Trail Mix members. Minors are welcome when accompanied by their parent or guardian club member. Save time for yourself and others by completing your membership form (https://acrobat.com/app.html#d=xTygaQ0OeYzOOj2xANay0A) online.
Event Fee: $0
Host donation: $5
Carpool Fee: $6
Dogs: No Dogs Please.
Map to Trailhead: GMAP (https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=209661829935932101614.0004c46f7f89f456e7b7c&msa=0&ll=38.91143,-121.054486&spn=0.00132,0.002843&iwloc=0004c46f816f8776949fd)
Directions to Trailhead:
From S1813 Taylor Rd. Roseville, CA.
Driving directions to Russell Rd. Trailhead:1813 Taylor Rd Roseville, CA 95661 1.Head southwest on Taylor RdtowardEureka Rd 0.1 mi
2.Turn right onto Atlantic St 112 ft
3.Slight right to merge onto I-80 E towardReno 15.8 mi
4.Take exit 120 for Lincoln Way 0.2 mi
5.Turn right onto Lincoln Way 0.1 mi
6.Turn left onto Russell Rd Destination will be on the left 0.6 mi Russell Rd. Trailhead
Restrooms available: NO toilet available at trailhead
Event Guide Contact Info: Gary (http://www.meetup.com/Sacramento-Hiking/suggestion/), firstname.lastname@example.org , call or text (916) 224-5535
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