Mini Hikes

Unless otherwise noted, Mini Hikers meet at 10:30 a.m., and carpool to the trailhead


Mar 13 Tessa Kohn -  This Hike has been Cancelled

  415-584-8445  t4kohn@sbcglobal.net


Mar 20 Edith GoldsteinBaltimore Canyon.   A mini hike through redwoods and Douglas firs in this cool and shaded Open Space Preserve on Tam’s north ridge, with an optional restaurant lunch after. Only a snack stop on hike. Meet at 10:30 at Onyx Street and Madrone Avenue in Larkspur.  Lunch at Djs Chinese Restaurant.  510-526-8759  edithg@transbay.net 


Mar 27 Dave Mumford Tennessee Valley.  An easy walk down Tennessee Valley to the beach for lunch. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the Tennessee Valley parking lot by the stables.  650-878-3363  ddmumford@yahoo.com


Apr 3 John Annee

West Point.  A mini hike to West Point on the Old Stage Road for lunch, then back the same way.  Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.  510-748-0478  johnannee@comcast.net 


Apr 10 Kathy Kuefler    

Laurel Dell and the Cataracts.  An easy mini-hike going along Cataract Creek to Laurel Dell for lunch with an extension to see the cataracts. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 

 415-585-3380 kkuef@hotmail.com


Apr 17 Linda WardAlpine-Cardiac Hill.  A mini hike down the Alpine and Bootjack Trails to Van Wyck Meadow, and along the TCC to Cardiac Hill for lunch. Return on the Old Mine Trail. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.   ljward08@comcast.net


Apr 24 Debbie DorsinMeadow Wildflowers.  Starting from Bon Tempe Dam, we’ll take the Sunnyside and Forman Trails to Sky Oaks for lunch, then check out the wildflowers on the Meadow Trail. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at Fairfax Parkade (across from Fairfax Theater).  415-388-7896  mttamhiker2@comcast.net 
May 1 Debbie DorsinRock Spring.   Hike across the highway to Serpentine area and look for rare Jewell flowers, O'Rourke's Bench  then to Laurel Dell for lunch.  Back on Cataract trail.  Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.   415-388-7896  mttamhiker2@comcast.net 


May 8 Naomi HansonEasy Grade. A mini hike up the Easy Grade to Mountain Theater, then around to Rock Spring for lunch. Return down the Old Mine Trail.  Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley 415-295-0488 naomih39@comcast.net

May 15 Helene GibbsMuir Woods.  A pleasant mini hike through Muir Woods to Camp Eastwood for lunch, then return on the Hillside Trail. Back by 2 pm. Meet at Muir Woods parking lot at 10:30 am.  You will need to purchase a reservation, Make your parking reservation at www.muirwoods.com. 415-383-7468  hellew96@pacbell.net

May 22 Donna Mumford Bon Tempe – Shadyside.  A pleasant mini hike from Bon Tempe Dam on the Shadyside to the Lagunitas picnic area for lunch and return the same way. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at Fairfax Parkade (across from Fairfax Theater).  650-878-3363  ddmumford@yahoo.com
May 29 Gary ArcherTroop 80-Camp Eastwood.  A mini hike along the Troop 80 and Sierra trails to Camp Eastwood for lunch. Return on the Camp Eastwood Road. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 510-523-3076  gary.archer@gmail.com 
Jun 5 Ann Prince The Hoo-Koo-e-Koo.  A gentle walk from Mountain Home along the Matt Davis Trail, then the Hoo-Koo-e-Koo across the flank of Mount Tamalpais to the site of the Mesa Station for lunch. Back by 2 pm.  Meet at 10:30 the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 650-952-0990   annprince@fastmail.com  


Jun 12 Mary JohnsonBarth’s Retreat.  A mini hike along the Benstein Trail to Camp Potrero and over to Barth’s Retreat for lunch, then return on the Mickey O’Brien and the Cataract Trails. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.
Jun 19 Laura PhippsChina Camp.  A pleasant mini-hike exploring the Shoreline Trail in China Camp State Park with lunch at Bullhead Flat on the Bay shore. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the Miwok Meadows trailhead on San Pedro Road in San Rafael. 415-250-0101  tdppsc@comcast.net


Jun 26 Tessa Kohn Sutro Heights – Land’s End. A mini hike along San Francisco’s Land’s End to the Legion of Honor, with lunch at the Japanese Memorial. Return through the USS San Francisco Memorial. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 in the parking lot above the Cliff House Visitors Center.  415-584-8445  t4kohn@sbcglobal.net


Jul 3 Kathy Kuefler Laurel Dell and the Cataracts.  An easy mini-hike going along Cataract Creek to Laurel Dell for lunch with an extension to see the cataracts. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.   415-585-3380 kkuef@hotmail.com
Jul 10 Edith GoldsteinRoy's Redwoods. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at Fairfax Parkade (across from Fairfax Theater).  510-526-8759  edithg@transbay.net 


Jul 17 John Annee Coastal Trail.  A mini hike along the Matt Davis and Coastal Trails with great views of Stinson Beach and the coast to a lovely wooded lunch site. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 am at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 510-748-0478  johnannee@comcast.net 


Jul 24 Tessa KohnPoint Isabel.  A walk along the Bay Trail from Point Isabel Regional Park to the Rosie-the-Riveter Memorial for lunch. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at Point Isabel Regional Park. Directions: Take the Central Ave exit from Hwy 580. Turn left at the stop and go past Costco to the Point Isabel parking lot.  415-584-8445  t4kohn@sbcglobal.net


Jul 31 Helene GibbsTennessee Valley.  An easy walk down Tennessee Valley to the beach for lunch. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the Tennessee Valley parking lot by the stables. 415-383-7468  hellew96@pacbell.net  


Aug 7 Linda WardBaltimore Canyon.   A mini hike through redwoods and Douglas firs in this cool and shaded Open Space Preserve on Tam’s north ridge, with an optional restaurant lunch after. Only a snack stop on hike. Meet at 10:30 at Onyx Street and Madrone Avenue in Larkspur. 415-233-1944  ljward08@comcast.net


Aug 14 Dave MumfordWest Point. A mini hike along the Rock Spring Trail to West Point for lunch. Return  the same way. Back by 2 pm.  Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.  650-878-3363  ddmumford@yahoo.com


Aug 21 Ann PrinceThe Hoo-Koo-e-Koo.  A gentle walk from Mountain Home along the Matt Davis Trail, then the Hoo-Koo-e-Koo across the flank of Mount Tamalpais to the site of the Mesa Station for lunch. Back by 2 pm.  Meet at 10:30 the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 650-952-0990   annprince@fastmail.com    

Aug 28 John AnneeBon Tempe Loop.  A pleasant walk on the Sunnyside and Forman Trails to the Lagunitas picnic area for lunch,  Return on the Shadysdie Trail. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 am at Fairfax Parkade (across from the Fairfax Theater).     510-748-0478  johnannee@comcast.net 



 Hike Levels:     Mini    1A   2B