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JULY 29, SATURDAY: MATT DAVIS TRAIL/STEEP RAVINE LOOP

Leader: Paul Lee (415)845-4940 paul. Meet: 8:45am under the Safeway sign at Market & Dolores. Depart 9:00. Rating: Moderate, 9. miles, 1600 feet elevation gain. From Pantoll Ranger Station, we'll hike down the beautiful Matt Davis trail enjoying exhilarating views of the ocean and, if it's clear, out to the Farallon Islands. We'll have a leisurely lunch at Stinson Beach, then work it off with a good climb back up the Steep Ravine trail enjoying lush ferns, sparkling falls and cascades. Note: there is a 10' ladder to negotiate about half way up the trail. Sorry, no dogs allowed on hiking trails in state parks. Bring: water, lunch, sturdy shoes, layers of clothing for the weather, hat, sunscreen. Canceled in event of heavy rain. Driving distance 40 miles round trip. Carpooling cost: $7.00 per passenger. (includes $7 tolls and $8 per-car entrance fees). Alternate meeting place: Pantoll Ranger station at 10:15. Take Hwy 1/Stinson Beach exit from 101 in Mill Valley. Right at Panoramic Hwy (about 3 miles from 101 exit). Continue 5.5 miles to Pantoll Road. Turn left at parking area, meet at ranger station (you can avoid parking fee if you park on road).


AUGUST 6, SUNDAY: SWEENEY RIDGE

Leader: Carl Stein (415)794-2275 carl. Meet: 9:00am under the Safeway sign at Market & Dolores. Depart 9:15. Rating: Moderate, 10 miles, 2000 feet elevation gain. This mostly paved trail takes us to the site where the Portola Expedition first viewed the San Francisco Bay and to a former Nike missile site. Almost all of the elevation gain is at the beginning of the hike. Once we reach the ridge it is mostly flat with panoramic views all around. We will hike down the western slope toward the coast for lunch. Bring: water, lunch, sunscreen, hat, layers in case of wind or fog, sturdy shoes. Canceled in event of light or heavy rain. Driving distance 28 miles round trip. Carpooling cost: $2.00 per passenger. Alternate meeting place: Meet at the trailhead at 9:45. Please let hike leader know to expect you there. Directions: Take highway 280 to the Sneath Lane exit (this is near the highway 380 split). The exit loops right up the hill to an intersection where you will turn left onto Sneath Lane and follow it out to where the road ends (near Monterey Drive). There is a parking lot and a sign reading "Sweeney Ridge." https://www.google.com/maps/place/3800+Sneath+Ln,+San+Bruno,+CA+94066/@37.6194125,-122.454101,688m


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