Overcast skies or freezing temperatures cancel.
Moonlight hike from the American River confluence to Milestone Saloon in Cool where they offer drinks, pool, and karaoke on Friday nights. Get your favorite songs ready!
Optional pizza buy-in. $5 cash covers two pieces and your share of the tip. Please pay at the trailhead before we order.
We'll hike up Training Hill (.9 miles of strenuous), then continue to Cool via the Olmstead Loop. We'll stay at Milestone Saloon for about 2 hours. Return on the Wendell T. Robie trail back to the confluence.
~7 miles total
Bring a headlamp, but we prefer to use straight moonlight as much as possible..
Dogs okay, if you don't mind tying them up outside the saloon.
6:00 PM Meet at Sunsplash
6:40pm Meet at the trailhead (directions below)
7:30pm Meet at the top of Training Hill
8:30pm Arrive at the saloon
10:30pm Leave the saloon
12:00pm Estimated ending time back at the confluence, but don't be scared, we'll be together!
Directions to trailhead:
I-80 east to Auburn
Exit Elm Left on Elm Left on 49 (High Street)
Cross Lincoln Way down into canyon
Follow 49 right over bridge towards Cool
Park immediately after bridge on right side of road
Meet at the green gate
Contact: Shannon B. (916)[masked]
Milestone Saloon: (530)[masked]