East Bay Hills Trail Benefit Hike and Ride (Aug 31 - Sept 5)
A Labor Day Tradition
The East Bay Hills Thru Hike & Ride starts out at Briones Reservoir and extends across beautiful trails all the way to Castro Valley.
Top Ten Reasons to experience the legendary trip this year - for one day or as many as you like:
10 - Camp out under sparkling skies - AND view the stars from the largest public telescopes west of the Mississippi (at Chabot Observatory on 9/4)!
9 - Spectacular views of the Bay, the Sierras, and Mt. Diablo. Get lucky and see the Farallon Islands!
8 - Forage for wild berries and plums on the second longest continuous section of Ridge Trail from Martinez to Castro Valley.
7 - Carry just a daypack —we move your tent, sleeping bag, and gear so you don’t have to!
6 - Great food! Hot camp-cooked breakfast every morning, hearty handmade sandwiches for lunch on the trail, delicious gourmet dinners - with vegetarian options at all meals.
5 - It's local — with options for pick-up and drop-off at BART before and after the event!
4 - Extraordinary evening entertainment – including a Wilderness Survival class, a naturalist presentation, and more.
3 - Win in Saturday's raffle — prizes include outdoor gear from REI, CamelBak, wine tasting, equestrian gear, outdoor experiences, and more to be announced – everyone wins at our raffle!
2 - As low as $60/day for 3 meals, trails and camping, – our volunteers enable most of the fees to support local trails! Expert leaders and trail guides Morris Older, Charlie Bowen and Bob Siegel will make sure you have an unforgettable experience.
1 - Make new friends on the trail - and make friends with new trails!