Hiking (Day Hikes) Hiking (Day Hikes)
Stargazing Stargazing

START

  • Apr 20
  • 18:00:00
  • Free Trolley Bus Stop On J.P.A. Nearest Maury Ave

END

  • Apr 20
  • 22:30:00
  • Humpback Rocks

DEADLINE

  • Apr 18
  • 23:59:00

FEE

  • $0.00

OVERVIEW

[1 spot open for this beautiful sunset hike. CALL me if you want it, at 434-465-8733.]

Community hike with local Sierra Club.

Inject some exercise, fun, and natural beauty into the middle of your week, with this hike up a mountain to see the sun set from a beautiful rock outcropping. 2 miles total (1 up, 1 back), 720 feet elevation gain (steep). The most relaxed-pace hiker (the caboose) will carry one walkie-talkie while hiking at minimum pace 3 out of 5; Leader will carry the other one while hiking at pace 4 (out of 5). We’ll relax at the summit for 1 to 1.5 hours.

This adventure starts out with everyone waitlisted, and then as drivers sign up, folks will get off the wait list.

WITHDRAW/CANCEL-PARTICIPATION DEADLINE is the same as the posted signup deadline for every club adventure unless otherwise noted. If you are on the wait list and make other plans, please withdraw ONLINE (otherwise if you get off the wait list last-minute and don’t show up, and someone else could have gone in your spot, that’s a problem).

Drivers needed and greatly appreciated (~55 miles total). Drivers please arrive with completely full tank of gas, then I’ll pay to fill up your tank upon return and give you a 30% tip! The more drivers, the bigger we can grow the size of this trip to let in any waitlistees. Thanks!

Wear non-cotton clothes, and pack: __ dinner in-stomach or in-hand (make sure driver doesn’t mind eating in car), __ snacks? __ FLASHLIGHT/HEADLAMP*** (not cellphone light), __ more warm layers than you can possibly imagine needing including hat gloves scarf; and/or sleeping pad / yoga mat and sleeping bag / blanket, __ extra batteries, 1-2 L water, __ meds, __ extra corrective lenses if applicable, __ rain gear, __ whistle, __ hike poles? __ camera? __ bug spray? __ t.p. & baggie? __ 6-foot leash, water and food if bringing doggie in your own car.
Everyone will be required to sign a liability waiver.
***At the carpool meeting location, I will ask each participant to show me their brightly-shining headlamp or flashlight, not cellphone light.

Meeting / departure location is: on Jefferson Park Avenue (JPA) at the Free Trolley bus stop just before that bus turns right onto Maury Avenue. If you’re on JPA facing Fry’s Spring Station restaurant (which is on the NE corner of JPA and Maury), we’re meeting at the bus stop / grassy area that’s on JPA to the right of that restaurant.

This trip’s leader is a Wilderness EMT and Geo Medic, is the instructor of the Wilderness First Aid & CPR courses posted in the club, and will be happy to help anyone in need.

~ father shred

ADVENTURE LEADERS

Matthew

Rosefsky

Trips Attended: 161 Trips Led: 129
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