NOTE: Shella alerted me to a discrepancy in the times in the detailed description. We'll meet at 6:15 a.m. and head out at 6:30 a.m.
2.68 miles round-trip with a total ascent of 623 (average grade 9%) ft and has a maximum elevation of 849 ft. Difficulty level: Moderate. We'll take it at a slow-average pace.
We'll head up 24th street and make our way up neighborhood stairs to the top of Twin Peaks. It'll take about 90 minutes. Spectacular views.
Here's a map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/162809184
There's a bathroom at Bernie's but no bathroom breaks along the route
Where & When--
Start: Bernie's Coffee at 3966 24th Street (between Noe and Sanchez). Meet at 6:15 am. We'll leave at 6:30 am sharp.
End: Back at Bernie's around 8:00
Parking: Early morning parking should be relatively easy on, or around, 24th street. NOTE: The Noe Valley Saturday Farmers Market creates congestion between Sanchez and Church.
Muni routes serving Noe Valley (Noe Valley Transit Map):
48-Quintara/24th Street bus
We will walk in light drizzle, but cancel if there is real rain. If it looks questionable, check this site for a status update at 5:30 am the day of our walk.
What to Bring/Wear--
Wear comfortable shoes with some decent traction
Dress in layers for possible chilly wind or sunny warmth
Rain wear in case of drizzle
No-Shows, Late Cancellations and the Waiting List--
The waiting list is set to automatic. When a space opens up, the next person in line (chronologically) is moved up to attending.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome. To ensure that we can continue to host dog-friendly walks, please:
>Keep dog on a leash
>Keep dog away from anyone who does not want to interact with him/her and ask before you assume someone does want to interact
>Pick up dog poop
>Do not bring dog into places s/he is not allowed