Hiking

2020 AAUW HIKES

For information about hiking, please contact one of the team leaders:  Neita Comings, Julia Graves, Hillary Kambour and Vicki Pearson.

July 2020 AAUW HIKES

Meet at the trailhead and note the times differ. Please RSVP to the hike leader ONLY if you are going. If you lose your schedule, look on the website for the schedule. https://healdsburg-ca.aauw.net/interest-groups/hiking/

July 3              Fitch Mountain                                                         Neita Comings

We will hike Fitch Mountain from Villa Chanticleer. This will be about a 4 mile hike with 750 feet of climbing. Bring your poles and water. Meet at the Villa Chanticleer upper parking lot at 9:00.

July 10            Armstrong Woods                                                    Neita Comings

We will start our hike from the parking lot at the visitor center up the East Ridge Trail, connect to the Gilliam Creek loop back on the Pool Ridge Trail. This is a 5.6 mile hike with about 1100’ in elevation. Bring water, poles lunch. We’ll do lunch at my house on the river. I’ll provide beer, wine and soft drinks. Meet in parking lot of Armstrong at 10.

July 17            Trione-Annandale                                                     Vicki Pearson           

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 and turn 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. Meet in parking lot at 9:30.

July 24            Jenner Headlands                                                     Julia Graves

Jenner Headlands Preserve: Sea to Sky to Russian Gulch to Raptor Ridge Loop. This is a 9 mile, 1700 ft. elevation loop trail located near Jenner, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The average time to hike this trail is 5 hours. Meet at the trailhead at 10am. Bring hats, poles and lunch.

July 31            Kortum Trail                                                             Hillary Kambour

We will hike from Shell Beach to Goat Rock and return. The hike will be about 6 miles. Bring water, poles and lunch. Meet at Shell Beach at 10:00.

June 26            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. The trail is located near Duncan Mills off River Rd. Go East on River Road and turn left on Moscow Road then turn right on Freezeout. It’s about ¼ mile to the trailhead.  I have attached a map of the area and of the hike, (in bold) for your reference.