Past Meetup

Sunset Hike on Yerba Buena and Treasure Islands: Views where East meets West

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Details: We will climb to the top of YBI for some amazing and historical views. See the new and old eastern spans of the Bay Bridge side by side, the western span of the bridge and visit the old plane Signal Tower turned Officer's Club, now deteriorating, condemned and eerie. We will then go down a "secret path and staircase" to the Clipper Cove Beach and return by another staircase to TI. Finally, we'll stroll down Avenue of the Palms and visit Bliss Dance, a titan of a woman steel structure built for the 2010 Burning Man event. We'll finish with snacks and drinks as the city begins to light up.

Photo by Bob Branstrom.

We will "meet up" with the SF City Steps group after the hike for snacks.

Meet: 6:30, depart 6:45 pm sharp

Walk: Approximately 1.5 hours, 3.5 miles, short but intense uphill stairs and paths on YBI and flat on TI.

Bring: Warm clothes, water, snacks and drink to share if you like, and a sense of adventure!

Transportation: Bus 108 from SF. There is no bus from Oakland. Easy parking near meeting point.

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