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MARIN COUNTY'S NEWS MONTHLY - FREE PRESS
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April, 2009


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MARIN GROUP SIERRA CLUB HIKES APRIL through MAY 2009
By Richard Watson,



NOTE: Car costs now exceed .60 cents per mile Passengers should recompense drivers based on this figure. Please be courteous and don't make the driver have to ask you to pay your share.

Thursday. April 2. Muir Woods/Fern Creek Trail. A moderate/easy new 1A hike in Muir Woods, Via Fern Creek and Camp Alice Eastwood. Meet at 9:30 at Miller and Locust in Mill Valley (at the bus stop). Back by 1.30. Share

carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected]


Thursday. April 9. Hike from Mill Valley towards Sausalito. Discover this 1A

easy Bay path from East Blythdale Av. in Mill Valley along the Bayside

towards the Bay Model, WITH A DOCENT. Meet at 9.30 am, back by 1.30. Meeting front of the Maria restaurant at 651 East Blythedale Ave.9 miles

from the freeway in Mill Valley. Rain cancels. [email protected]


Sunday April 12. Angel Island Picnic and Hike. An easy 2A hike with

wonderful 360 degree views of all the Bay, and to see results of the fire.

We go to the top of Mt. Livermore and then have lunch on the beach, so bring liquids and a great potluck dish for 6 to share. 9.45 at the Angel Island

Ferry dock in Tiburon. $13.50 fare. Back by 4pm. Rain cancels.

[email protected]

Thursday, April 16. China Camp. Explore the Shoreline Trails of China Camp

on the Bay in San Rafael. An easy 1A 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 cancels. [email protected]


Thursday, April 23 . Ocean View trail. A moderate/long 1A hike from Rock

Springs to the Top of Cataract Falls with a wonderful view of the Ocean and

Stinson Beach. Carpools from Miller and Locust at bus stop at 9.30. Back by

2.30. Rain cancels. [email protected]


Sunday, April 26. Lakes and Waterfalls ! Bass Lake/Alamere falls. A 2A

Moderate hike from Palomarin trailhead. Bring towels if wanted for an

optional dip in Bass Lake. Fairfax Parkade at 9.30. Rain cancels.

[email protected]

Thursday April 30. The Dipsea and Muir Woods. An moderate 1A/B hike on The Dipsea trail and through Muir Woods. Meet at Miller and Locust in Mill

Valley (at bus stop) at 9.30. Back by 1.30. Share carpool costs. Rain

cancels. [email protected]

May 3. Sunday. Drakes Estero. My favorite hike - a moderately paced and a

most charming 2B 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 5pm. Bring lunch and liquids. Share carpool costs. Rain

cancels. [email protected]

May 7. Thursday. Blackies Pasture. A very easy 1A from Blackies Pasture.

Hike from the parking lot at Blackie's Pasture towards Tiburon and back,

stopping at a yummy bakery with a fabulous San Francisco view. Meet at 9:30 am at Blackie's Pasture on Tiburon Boulevard. Back by l pm. Bring your taste buds. Rain cancels. [email protected]


May 14. Thursday. Ring Mountain. Discover this easy 1A hike with outstanding 360 degree views, unique rocks, flowers and Indian petroglyphs. Back by midday. Meet at 9:30 am at the Ring Mountain trailhead on Paradise Drive, one mile east of Corte Madera exit from highway 101. Roadside parking. Rain cancels. [email protected]


May 21. Thursday. Deer Park. A moderate/easy and beautiful 2A hike from Deer Park towards Phoenix Lake. Carpools at 9:30 am at Fairfax Parkade (opposite Fairfax Theater), back by 1.30. Bring a small snack. Rain cancels.

[email protected]

May 24. Sunday. Hearts Desire Picnic and Hike. Potluck lunch, swim and sun

at Hearts Desire Beach on Tomales Bay, with easy 1A hikes towards Shell

Beach and Indian Beach. Bring a dish for 6 to share, plus maybe something

to barbecue for yourself. We park by the picnic tables so you can bring

fragile dishes. $10+ per car State Park entrance fee. Carpools from Fairfax

Parkade at 9.30. Back about 5pm. Share carpool and park entrance cost.

[email protected]

May 28. Thursday. China Camp. Explore the Shoreline Trails of China Camp on the Bay in San Rafael. An easy 1A Hike. Meet at 9.30 near the Civic Center Post Office on San Pedro Road in San Rafael. Back by 1.30. Share carpool costs. Rain cancels. [email protected]


May 29. Friday. Night Picnic and Hike on Ring Mountain. An easy 1A hike and potluck dinner on top of Ring Mountain in Tiburon. Hike to the top - with

360 degree views - and share the food and drink for 6 hikers that you_ve

carried up. Sunset 7.45 pm. Meet at 5.45 pm at the Ring Mountain trailhead

on Paradise Drive just over 1 mile east on the Corte Madera off -ramp from

101, plenty of roadside gravel parking. Rain cancels. Bring warm clothes. A

FLASHLIGHT IS A MUST. [email protected]


May 31. Sunday. Drakes Estero. My favorite hike - a moderately paced and a most charming 2B 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 5pm. Bring lunch and liquids. Share carpool costs. Rain

cancels. [email protected]

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