Hiking

2021 AAUW HIKES

For information about hiking, please contact one of the team leaders:  Neita Comings, Julia Graves, Judy Fujita and Kerry Weiner (Elkind).

 APRIL 2021 AAUW HIKES

Meet at the park and ride in Healdsburg at 9:00 am. We will do shorter hikes the 1st and 3rd Fridays and longer hikes on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month.  If you lose your schedule, look on the website for the schedule. https://healdsburg-ca.aauw.net/interest-groups/hiking/

April 2                                    Trione-Annandale                                           Neita Comings

Note – a State Park Pass is required. We will start our hike from the parking lot (horse trailer parking) at the end of Channel Drive. We will head west on Channel Trail for 1 mile until we intersect L and climb up North Burma Trail, connecting with Live Oak Trail and then Lake Trail. Mid hike we can take a break (snack) overlooking Lake Ilsanjo. Our return is via Warren Richardson Trail to Steve’s trail. Hike is approximately 6 miles. Bring water, light snack and poles. Directions to follow.

April 9                                    Olompali State Park                                        Kerry Elkind

Miwok to Upper Mt. Burdell Trail is a 9.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Novato that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips and bird watching. There is an elevation gain of l,469 ft., but switchbacks make it seem easier. Beautiful landscape and views. Nice trail through bay and oak. Wonderful views of Petaluma river and San Pablo Bay. Bring poles, water and lunch.

April 16                                  Willow Creek                                                  Julia Graves

Meet at the Trailhead at 9:30. This hike consists of The Islands in the Sky, Seven Springs and Snaps Trail Loop at Willow Creek Sonoma Coast Park. This is a 5.5-mile hike with a 1300 ft. elevation and is rated moderate. Bring water, poles and a lunch,

April 23                                 Robt. Louis Stevenson St Park                        Judy Fujita

We will hike Table Rock trail connecting to the Palisades trail from Robert Louis Stevenson Park. This is an out and back for about 8-10 miles. There is approx. 700 ft. elevation gain. Bring poles, water and lunch.

April 30                                 Indian Tree Preserve                                        Neita Comings

We will hike a very pleasant 7-8-mile loop at Indian Tree Open Space Preserve through forests up to the ridge with an approximate elevation change of 1000 feet.  This hike is mostly in the shade so even on a hot day it is very enjoyable. Bring poles, water and lunch.