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A Saturday Ferry Ride from S. F. Ferry Building to Sausalito & a Long Walk Back
This Saturday walk is free to all. Hugo will lead this long walk. Rain cancels. It is a ferry ride from the S. F. Ferry Building to Sausalito and a walk back to the starting place. Hugo lead this same walk 4 times in the past few months, except it was in the opposite direction: a walk to Sausalito with a return to S. F. by ferry. Those 4 walks were very popular. This is the same walking route, but going in the opposite direction which results in a different view walk. We will meet in front of the outside stairs in front of the Clock Tower of the S. F. Ferry Building at 10:15 AM and then walk to the nearby dock of the ferry to Sausalito behind the Clock Tower. There are restrooms inside the S. F. Ferry Building on the 1st & 2nd floors. Bring a sack lunch and a water bottle. Howard will be at the start to take roll. The ferry leaves at 10:40 AM and arrives at the Sausalito Ferry Terminal at 11:10 AM. Then we will walk to Fort Baker and then up to Golden Gate Vista Point on the North side of the G. G. Bridge for a 15 minute restroom stop. Then we walk across the bridge. You can purchase tickets in advance for the ferry from San Francisco to Sausalito. Also, you don't need to buy a ticket if you have a "Clipper Card" with money on it and using it will cut your ferry price by about half! This will be a no history and all health walk: a long walk of about 9.7 miles and Hugo will lead and stop only 3 times for restrooms: (1.) at Vista Point on the bridge's North side; (2.) at the group's lunch stop near the Warming Hut between Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge; and (3.) inside the Sala Burton Building at Aquatic Park. Anyone can leave the walk at any time without penalty. Those who leave the walk at the South end of the G. G. Bridge can take free Presidigo buses back to downtown S. F. Others who walk the whole way will walk through Crissy Field, Marina Green, Fort Mason, Fisherman's Wharf, and see the many Embarcadero piers, such as Pier 39. If you have any questions about how to get around the Bay Area on public transportation below is a trip planner link provided by government: http://transit.511.org/ Some legal disclaimers: By joining us for any event you hereby RELEASE and DISCHARGE it's organizers, hosts and participants from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that you now have, or may have in the future, for injuries, damages, death and/or economic loss of any kind or nature, arising in whole or in part out of the activities, advice or information contained herein. You further agree that if you or someone under your supervision uses the information on this website you assume all risks of injury, damage, and economic loss, without limitation, and release providers from all liability therefore. It is advisable to consult a doctor before you begin any strenuous physical activity. The organizer is not trained for emergency medical procedures and no doctors, nurses or ambulances are provided on the walks. Below are some views along this route:

Ferry Building Marketplace

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    See legal disclaimer at bottom of text. EVERYONE MAY NOW JOIN THE GROUP EXCEPT THOSE FEW WHO WERE BANNED. Walking or hiking. Meet other local people who are interested in walking or hiking for fitness and learning about San Francisco's history, including its movie history. This walking group is unique. It is primarily a health group with a dash of history talk for flavor. It is for people in average physical shape who need restroom stops and not for athletes or people with serious medical conditions.

    We keep our group together. We go on many different urban walks, in the best areas, that vary greatly in amounts of climbing and history facts. We walk at a leisurely pace and enjoy the scenery. Sometimes at a walk's end we have an optional dinner together at a fine restaurant, usually Indian, reasonably priced.

    Our walks are usually 5 to 7 miles and might be called urban hiking. Our routes are well planned with good restroom stops properly spaced. We avoid stinky port-a-potties. Though we mainly walk in SF we also walk in Oakland, Piedmont, Sausalito, Berkeley & Alameda.

    We always take roll and if more than 20 attendees we give all a name tag. Attendance is usually unlimited and has ranged from 1 to 112. Kids and cameras very welcome. Dogs and other pets are not welcome. Also, smoking is not allowed on the walks as this is a health group. Occasionally we visit science and nature places. 99 out of every 100 doctors say "JOIN THIS GROUP!"

    NEWS: Now that it is January we will still be leading walks during the rainy season, except fewer walks and walks that are more protected from rain. This Saturday I will lead the "6 Free Museums Walk" again. That will be followed by a walk lead by Hugo in the coming weeks.

    Our "group photo" was taken July 5th, 2015 at our walk "The March to the Sea."

    Click on "Photos" near the top of the screen to see over 5,000 photos of our walks thanks to scores of our members. Click on "Pages" to see more on this group and there click links to a short "History of San Francisco Made Simple," and also to the movies made on location in SF.

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    Here is a great web site about old movies filmed on location in SF: http://reelsf.com/

    Some legal disclaimers: By joining us for any event you hereby RELEASE and DISCHARGE it's organizers, hosts and participants from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that you now have, or may have in the future, for injuries, damages, death and/or economic loss of any kind or nature, arising in whole or in part out of the activities, advice or information contained herein. You further agree that if you or someone under your supervision uses the information on this website you assume all risks of injury, damage, and economic loss, without limitation, and release providers from all liability therefore. It is advisable to consult a doctor before you begin any strenuous physical activity. The organizer is not trained for emergency medical procedures and no doctors, nurses or ambulances are provided on the walks.

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