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Rocky Ridge View Loop Hike (Las Trampas)

May 18, 11:15 am - 1:15 pm

In the East Bay Regional Parks, the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness Area with 5,342 acres of wilderness. The dominant trees are coast live oak and bay laurel. Half a dozen fern species are found in the park and there are large areas of grassland. At the top, you will see beautiful panoramic views of the East Bay, Ygnacio, San Ramon and Amador valleys, Mt. Diablo, and Carquinez Straits.

Wavier: All participants must fill out a waiver for each event, so do it online prior to arriving at event: (Close all Apps before trying online waiver. https://www.sleeplateandhike.com/waiver-signing-form/

Carpooling Request in the General Comments Area are NOT Permitted due to the large size of the Group… Thank You
Please read below how to carpool.

Level: Moderate
Total Distance: 5.4 miles
Hiking Time: 4 hours
Elevation total Change: 1700 feet
Parking: Free
Information: Toilet and water at Trailhead, No fee for Leashed Dogs, Bring snacks or Lunch we will stop around mid point for a break. Water at least 2 liters. Park closes gate at 7pm
Permit: Eastbay Regional Park #32693

GPS Coordinates for Trailhead:
Latitude 37°48’59.7″N Longitude -122°02’58.7″W

Meeting Point / Trailhead: Will meet at Bollinger Staging Area, 18012 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583. Take Crow Canyon Road then continue on Bollinger Canyon Road (north). Enter the Park, park Bollinger Staging Area, Meet at 11:15am.

Map from EBRPD (download the pdf).

FREE Avenza Maps app to find your location as you enjoy over 225 miles of trail on Midpen-managed preserves.

Hike Route: Starting point, Bollinger Staging Area, Left on Elderberry Trail, At trail marker Right uphill on Elderberry Trail (steep at points), then At trail marker Right Elderberry Trail on single track trail through woods, then at fire road Right on Rocky Ridge View Trail (Road), Left up Rocky Ridge Loop Trail, stop at the peak, then continue Right Rocky Ridge Loop Trail, continue Right down Ridge View Trail, and return back to Bollinger Creek Staging Area, Trailhead at approximately 4:00pm.

From I-580 in Castro Valley, take Crow Canyon Road north to Bollinger Canyon Road. Turn left (north) onto Bollinger Canyon Road and follow it into the park. From I-680 in San Ramon, take Crow Canyon Road west to Bollinger Canyon Road, turn right (north) and follow it into the park.

Carpooling Direction:
Please sign up here. We will use this link for carpooling:

Carpooling Manners:
Please refrain from trying to negotiate your carpool in the comments, as it is equivalent to sending multiple “Reply All” emails to everyone. Please start your carpool quest, by first adding yourself to the carpool link above. Then, use the contact info provided by the driver or rider in the link above to contact them directly and privately.

Please be considerate of others and resist the urge to “Reply All”.

Thank you for understanding.

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May 18
11:15 am - 1:15 pm
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Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
18012 Bollinger Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA us
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