Cub Scout Pack 1776

September Hike – Sunol

Date: Sunday, September 19, 2010
Time: 1:45pm - 4:15pm
Location: Sunol Regional Wilderness (map)

This 4 mile loop hike is moderately easy, although there are a few steep stretches. Trailhead elevation is about 410 feet. The park's highest trail reaches about 2300 feet. The featured hike climbs to about 1360 feet, then descends back to the trailhead. Total elevation change is about 1000 feet.

[stextbox id="info" caption="Hike Statistics" align="center"]Distance: 4 miles
Time: 2.5 hours
Trail surfaces: Dirt trails and fire roads.
Be sure to read: Hike info and map[/stextbox] [stextbox id="info" caption="Directions" align="center"]From Interstate 680 in Alameda County, exit Calaveras (exit 21a). Follow the brown "parks" signs. (If you've exited southbound, stay in the left lane of the exit ramp, turn left, drive under the freeway and then stay in the left lane through a stop sign, to remain on Calaveras.) Drive south on Calaveras about 4 miles to the junction with Geary, and turn left. Continue on Geary almost 2 miles to the park entrance kiosk, then continue past the visitor center to an unmarked dirt lot on the left. Park at Visitor Center.[/stextbox] [stextbox id="info" caption="What to Bring" align="center"]Water, snack (granola bars, trail mix, fruit), sun screen, entrance fees.
Binoculars, camera, layer your clothes.[/stextbox] [stextbox id="alert" caption="Note" align="center"]Please arrive at 1:45 PM as the hike starts promptly at 2 PM![/stextbox]

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