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Training Hill Junior Beginner(turn back anytime)/Intermediat­e 5 Miles

Title: Training Hill Junior (A TrailMixHikes.com original event)

Type: Training Hike

Cool Features: Water Fall, rivers, and of course YOU!

Description: We'll park at the bottom of the Stagecoach Trail. From there we will follow the Stage Coach trail to the Mossy Rock Trail to the Flood Trail to the Upper Stage Coach Trail to the Lower Stage Coach Trail back to the cars. This hike is a good workout for people wanting to up there game and not yet ready for training hill with it's loose footing and steep climb.  This trail is wide and footing is much better the entire way. It also offers a year-round running stream at two places along for a much relaxing break point. It is good for beginning and up levels of hiking depending how fast and hard you hike. It is a well-traveled trail, with some great views and features not found anywhere else in the ASRA.

Best time to visit: All Year

Elevation Gain/Loss: Climb to 1,300 feet and back over 5 miles

Altitude at Trailhead: 1.345'

Terrain: Service Roads and Hiking Trails

Distance: 5 Miles

Difficulty Rating:Beginner(Hard)/Intermediate  "Rating Chart"

Fitness Level: This is a climbing hill so if you only hike flat you'll need to practice.

Expected Duration: about 2.5 hours for the hike

Special Skills Necessary: Patience and practice.

Where to meet you: (in your RSVP, please post at which departure site we will find you):

Depart: 6pm at Sunsplash Park and Ride  
Departure Trailhead: 6:30pm 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: Headlight or flashlight,  2 liters of Water, Snacks, Sunscreen, Bug Repellent, 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 online.

Event Fee: $0

Host donation: $3

Carpool Fee: $5

Fees: N/A

Permits: N/A

Dogs: Dogs on leash(ASRA Rules) at the back of the group.

Directions to Trailhead:

Driving directions to null 3D Parking on the right after the Green Gate

1.Head southeasttoward Taylor Rd 105 ft

2.Turn right onto Taylor Rd 394 ft

3.Take the 1st right onto Atlantic St 112 ft

4.Slight right to merge onto I-80 E towardReno 14.8 mi

5.Take exit 119C for Elm Ave 0.1 mi

6.Keep left at the fork, follow signs forDowntown/Auburn 151 ft

7.Turn left onto Elm Ave 0.2 mi

8.Turn left onto CA-193 E/CA-49 S/El Dorado St 2.5 mi

Destination will be on the left

 

Restrooms available: toilet available at trailhead

Event Guide Contact Info: Host - Laurie

 

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  • Sim

    Thank you for the company as well and thank you for waiting.

    September 11, 2013

  • Alena C.

    Thanks again! I had a lot of fun! A great uphill hike:)

    September 10, 2013

  • Garry J.

    Thanks for the good company :-)

    September 10, 2013

  • Sim

    will meet at Sunsplash PNR

    September 9, 2013

  • Amy Elizabeth H.

    Only 80% sure I can make it! Fun! Thank you for organizing a hike for those of us who have not really hiked except for a few times in my life.

    September 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be in sun splash park. I'll bring my dog

    September 2, 2013

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