Hike For SHELTER registration is closed. Please direct any questions to Chris Flitter at ChrisF@shelterincofccc.org.
What: Hike for SHELTER is a one day hiking event on Mount Diablo to raise money and awareness to end homelessness in Contra Costa County. Every year, this hike delivers a fun experience for all ages and fitness levels who unite for one day under a common desire to make a difference in their community. Participants can choose from three course options starting at Macedo Ranch and ending with lunch.
Where: All hikers should park and check in at Monte Vista High School located at 3131 Stone Valley Rd in Danville. At check-in you'll receive your hiker bib and a trail map. Shuttles will then transport you from the high school to Macedo Ranch Staging Area.
When: Sunday, October 19th, 2014
Arrival Time: 7:30am
Hike Start: 8:00am*
Elevation: +/- 3,200 feet
Trail Markers: Red
Time: 2 1/2 to 4 hours (One way with shuttle back to Monte Vista High School)
Arrival Time: 9:00am
Hike Start: 9:30am*
Elevation: ~900 ft
Trail Markers: Pink
Time: 2 to 2 ½ hours (Loop trail)
Arrival Time: 10:00am
Hike Start: 10:30am*
Elevation: ~400 ft
Trail Markers: Green
Time: 1 to 1 ½ hours (Out and back)
*All hikers must be on the trail by their start time to ensure safety and completion.
WHAT TO BRING ON HIKE DAY:
Water-1 quart for every hour of hiking. Please be sure to bring enough water for your hike. We will have extra water at the trailhead, China Wall turn around point and summit.
Hiking boots or trail shoes recommended
Charged mobile phone
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I HIKE?
When you arrive back at the Macedo Ranch Staging Area, you'll catch the shuttle to the post-hike celebration at Oak Hill Park. At the park you can pick up your hiker t-shirt, enjoy a catered lunch starting at 12:00pm, meet a past SHELTER, Inc. participant and let us say THANK YOU!
SUMMIT HIKERS: You will need to check in at the top of the summit where a shuttle will take you back down the mountain to the post-hike celebration.