Hiking

2020 AAUW HIKES

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

September 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/

HIKES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON FIRE STATUS AND OPENING

September 4                  Annadel — Lawndale to Schultz Loop             Neita Comings

This is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail. We will begin on an old road once used by stonecutters working in area basalt quarries and climb to Ledson Marsh, a prime bird habitat at 1,100 feet. We will return down Schultz Canyon, HIa forested watercourse. Bring water, poles and pack a light lunch. Meet at 9:30, directions will follow on Wednesday before.

September 11               Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga                           Vicki Pearson

This is an out and back trail that rises steadily above Calistoga and takes you through some great scenery and challenging terrain. I was planning 3.5 miles out for a total of 7 miles. It is rated as MOD on All Trails. This trail is rocky in parts so bring boots, water, poles and pack a light lunch. It can be hot so let’s meet at 9:30. Directions will follow on Wednesday before.

September 18               Mt. Wittenberg Bear Valley Trail Loop               Julia Graves

Mt. Wittenberg, Sky, Old Pine and Bear Valley Trail Loop is a 6 9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Olema, CA 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. Directions will follow on Wednesday before.

September 25               Marin Headlands                                                 Hillary Kambour

Join us at the Marin headlands visitor center for a 6 plus hike, 1200 ft elevation romp with some fabulous views of the ocean and the GG bridge. Bring lunch and poles. If we can meet by 10 you’ll be through the Petaluma narrows before rush hour.