Hike the Hood
On Saturday October 11, join “Bill and Dave Hikes” as we hike on the Johnson Ridge Trail at Hood Mtn Regional Park. Please meet at 8:45 AM for a prompt 9:00AM departure (location and directions are below.) Our plans are to hike from just north of Hwy 12 up to the Hood Mtn Trail, cross over to the Hood Mtn summit, enjoy Gunsight Rock for lunch and return. This is a very strenuous hike of 11 miles with an elevation gain of 2400 feet and will last approximately 6 hours. Plan to wear layered clothing and sturdy hiking shoes. Bring a lunch and plenty of liquids and remember we hike rain or shine. DIRECTIONS: Turn north off of Hwy 12 at Pythian Rd. Angle left onto Rancho Los Guilicos Rd, and then park at the first parking lot on the right. For more information contact Bill Myers at 833-6288 or Dave Chalk at 539-8847 or check us out at www.billanddavehikes.com Our hikes are sponsored by the Valley of the Moon Natural History Association, Team Sugarloaf, and Sonoma County Regional Parks.
Jack London State Historic Park
We will take the path less traveled at Jack London State Historic Park on Friday October 17. Our 7 ½ mile hike includes a walk to the lake, and on to Mountain, Cowan and Hayfields trails. The route is rated moderate, with a steady uphill climb for an elevation gain of about 1200 feet. Estimated time is 4 1/2 hours.
We will meet at the ranch parking lot (to the right just beyond the kiosk) at 8:45 am for a prompt 9:00 am departure. There is a park entry fee of $10 per vehicle, please bring correct change. Please wear good hiking boots and bring water and a lunch.