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Wildcat Canyon

Simon's pick of the week (thank you, Simon!):

Hike rating: Easy

Hiking pace: Moderate

We will leave promptly at 9am.

Efforts will be made to keep the group together.

This is a 7 mile (or 9 if we do the Conlon Trail)
Belgum Trail > San Pablo Ridge Trail > Nimitz Way > Havey Canyon (Or the longer loop around Conlon Trail) > back on Wildcat Canyon Pkwy.
The initial 2 miles is uphill, but after that it's flat/down hill for the most part.
There's at least one river stop where Havey, Conlon and Wildcat Canyon Pkwy meet the dogs can splash around in.

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  • Jenny B.

    We had a nice brisk hike with great leadership; I tailed behind. :)

    April 7, 2013

  • Ginny S.

    Great hike. I got there a few minutes late and wasn't able to catch up but me and my three pups did the 7miles. It was quite a challenge for me but beautiful despite the drizzle. Jazzy especially liked the creek. And she rekindled her love of cowpies.

    April 7, 2013

  • Lisa B.

    Ray! Simon! Glad to have a new leader sharing the responsibilities and happy to see all the wildflowers : mule ears and trillium!

    April 7, 2013

  • Sue

    Great hike and nice views! Lili is sleeping now ... And snoring.
    Woof, woof.

    April 7, 2013

  • Denise M.

    Sorry to cancel, hope to make it next week.

    April 6, 2013

  • Denise M.

    Looking forward to a nice long hike!

    April 4, 2013

  • aimee

    Yay, Wildcat!

    April 3, 2013

    • Jenny B.

      I'll bring the crutches!

      1 · April 3, 2013

    • aimee

      Haha. I've got buddies in the rescue units!

      April 3, 2013

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