Past Meetup

Stinson Beach to Steep Ravine & Matt Davis Trail

This Meetup is past

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CHANGED DATE TO MARCH 8th SATURDAY (from March 9th, Sunday)

Weather report is 64 and Sunny Friday & Saturday and Slight showers on Sunday.

Meetup Location: Target off HWY 50 and 65th (leaving NLT 8:00AM)

Distance: 7.5 Miles

Time: 4 Hours hiking time

Difficulty: Moderate

Weather: 62 Slightly Sunny (10% chance of rain as of 2/28)

Drive Time: 2 Hours and 15 Minutes

Elevation Drop/Grain: 1500 Elevation gain in first few miles.

Dogs: NO dogs allowed in the park.

Exposure to sun: Parts of trail are in the sun, parts are shaded. Wear Sunscreen.

Lunch: Bring a Lunch

Return to Sacramento Time: Around 5PM

This hike has a combination of beach and wooded canyon areas. Hills and elevation. It's a great work out and very scenic. There are also places to eat afterward.

This hike has a 1500 foot elevation gain in the first few miles. The elevation gain will be in a shaded ravine, which follows along a creek with a few waterfalls. At the top of the ravine will be Pantoll Ranger Station. From there we will take the Matt Davis Trail back down to Stinson Beach.

-Driving directions to Stinson Beach Parking Lot-

I-80 W 48.2 mi

Exit onto CA-37 W toward Novato/San Rafael 21.5 mi

Take the US-101 S ramp to San Rafael/San Francisco 0.5 mi

Turn right onto Hwy 101 S/US-101 S 14.4 mi

Take exit 455B toward Stinson Beach

Turn left onto CA-1 N

Turn left to stay on CA-1 N (Shoreline Hwy) 11.8 m

Turn left Stinson Beach Parking Lot in the town of Stinson Beach

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