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MARIN COUNTY'S NEWS MONTHLY - FREE PRESS
(415)868-1600 - (415)868-0502(fax) - P.O. Box 31, Bolinas, CA, 94924

February, 2008


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PRESS RELEASES

MARIN GROUP SIERRA CLUB HIKES.
FEBRUARY THROUGH MARCH 2008
by:
Richard Watson, 501 Via Casitas #321, Greenbrae, CA. 94904.
415-461-9255. [email protected]



February 7, Thursday. Bay Model.. Discover this easy Bay path from East Blythdale Av. in Mill Valley along the Bayside to see the Bay Model, dogs and birds. Meet at 9.30 in front of the Cantina restaurant at 651 East Blythedale Av. Exit .09 miles from the freeway. Back 1.30. Rain cancels,. [email protected] 415-461-9255


February 10. Sunday. Drakes Estero. My favorite hike - a moderately paced and a most charming tour to the ocean of the beautiful Drake's Estero area on Point Reyes. Carpool at 9:30 am from Fairfax Parkade (opposite Fairfax Theater). Back by 4.30 pm. Bring lunch and liquids. Share carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


February 14. Thursday. The Two Lakes. A pretty and easy hike around Bon Tempe and Lagunitas lakes. Carpools from Fairfax Parkade (opposite Fairfax Theater) at 9.30. Back by 1.30. Share carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


February 21. Thursday. Around Sam Taylor Park. A new easy hike around Sam Taylor park with a walk along the river. Carpools from Fairfax Parkade (opposite Fairfax Theater) at 9.30. Back by 1.30 (?). Bring a snack. Share carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


February 24 . Sunday. Three Lakes and Pilot Knob. A delightful stroll around three of Marin's Water District Lakes plus a great view from Pilot's Knob. Carpools from Fairfax Parkade (opposite Fairfax Theater) at 9.30. Back by 4pm. Share carpool and water district costs. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


February 28. Thursday. The Dipsea and Muir Woods. AN easy hike to The Dipsea and Muir Woods. An easy/moderate hike on the Dipsea Trail and through Muir Woods. Meet 9:30 am at Miller and Locust in Mill Valley (at bus stop). Back by l:30 pm. Bring a snack. Share carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255



March 6. China Camp. Explore the Shoreline Trails of China Camp

on the Bay in San Rafael. (Yes, they still catch shrimp). An easy hike. Meet at 9:30 at the Civic Center Post Office on San Pedro Road in San Rafael. Back by 1.30. Share carpool costs. Rain [email protected] 415-461-9255


March 9, Sunday. Sunday. Drakes Estero. My favorite hike - a moderately paced and a most charming tour of the beautiful Drake's Estero area on Point Reyes. Carpool at 9:30 am from Fairfax Parkade (opposite Fairfax Theater). Back by 4.30 pm. Bring lunch and liquids. Share carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


March 13. Thursday. Point Bonita Lighthouse and Rodeo Beach, A pretty easy hike from the beach up the hill and back, including the Point Bonita lighthouse and the visitor center. (with a guided tour of the lighthouse by a docent). Carpools from Miller and Locust in Mill Valley (at the bus stop) at 9.30am, or on the parking area at the far end of Rodeo beach at 10.15 am. Back by 1.30 pm. Bring a snack. Share carpool cost. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


March 16.. Sunday. Hike to Stinson Beach. An easy/moderate hike with great views from Mountain Home to Stinson Beach via the Matt Davis Trail (or Steep Ravine?). Lunch overlooking Stinson Beach. Goof off for a few hours on the beach, and then catch the bus back. We prefer to carpool from Miller and Locust in Mill Valley at 8.45 am (at bus stop), share carpooling costs, or meet at Mountain Home Inn at 9.30 (parking limited). Bring $3+ for the 4.14 pm or 6.44 pm StageCoach back from Stinson Beach. Bring lunch and liquids to share, swim suit and towel. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


March 20. Thursday. Two Northside Lakes. An easy hike around Bon Tempe and Lagunitas lakes. Carpools from Fairfax Parkade (opposite Fairfax Theater) at 9.30 . Back by 1.30. Share park entrance fee and carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255



March 23. Sunday. Mount Barnabe. A beautiful and moderate hike with spectacular views in Samuel P. Taylor State Park with great views from the peak, and a walk along Papermill Creek. Carpools from Fairfax Parkade at 9:30 am (opposite Fairfax Theater). Back about 4.30 pm. Bring lunch, liquid and layered clothes. Share carpool cost. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255


March 27. Thursday. Tennessee Valley. A gentle hike on the Tennessee Valley trail to the beach and back. 9:30 am at the Tennessee Valley trailhead by the stables. Back by 12.30. Rain cancels. [email protected] 415-461-9255

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