SAN FRANCISCO HIKING CLUB

FERNANDEZ RANCH LAND TRUST SUNDAY HIKE

  • 05/16/2021
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Hikeleader: Ken Robin

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FERNANDEZ RANCH LAND TRUST SUNDAY HIKE (NEAR MARTINEZ)

Leader: Ken Robin

Leader Email: k.robin@sbcglobal.net

Leader Phone: 510-926-9220

Meeting Date and Day: Sunday, May 16, 2021

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN VACCINATED AND ARE COMFORTABLE SHARING A RIDE, PLEASE LET THE HIKELEADER KNOW IF YOU NEED OR CAN OFFER A RIDE.

Meeting Place:  Rockridge BART (at bottom of escalator)

Meeting Time: 10:00 AM

Departure Time: 10:15 AM

Rating:  Level 2.5

Mileage: 6 miles

Elevation Gain: 800'

Description:  A moderate hike in the little frequented Fernandez Ranch, administered by the John Muir Land Trust. A mix of forest and grassland. We'll take the pretty shaded Woodland trail, the Woodrat trail, and the Whipsnake trail with great views.

Bring/Wear:  Water, layers for a spring hike, lunch, and sunscreen and hat for the sunny areas. - and your MASK.

Rain Policy:
Hike will take place rain or shine.

Alternate Meeting Place: At the Fernandez Ranch trailhead. Take I-80 north to hwy 4 and turn east. Drive a few miles, just past the golf course, and turn right on Christie Road. There's a sign (not prominent) to Fernandez Ranch. Continue about 1/2 mile to the parking on the right. If coming west on Hwy 4, there's no turnoff for Christie Road, and you have to drive to the next exit.
Google Maps Link

Alternate Meeting Time:  10:45 AM

Alternate Meeting Departure Time:  11:00 AM

Driving Distance: 47 miles total there and back

Car Pool Passenger Fees (from BART): $6

Car Pool Passenger Fees (from SF): $9

Level-1
Level-2
Level-3 Level-4 Level-5

easiest
< 5 miles
< 500' gain

moderately easy
5-7 miles
< 1000' gain
 moderate
7-9 miles
< 1500' gain

  strenuous
9-12 miles
< 2000' gain 

very strenuous
12-15+ miles
  >2000' gain
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