Ridge Trail Council’s Ridge Trail Cruz, Sept 12
The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council’s fourth annual Ridge Trail Cruz is planned for Saturday, September 12 in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This event is a fun opportunity for the public, families and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy trails and stunning views while raising money and support to complete a public trail encircling the ridgetops around the San Francisco Bay. The event features hikes, horseback rides and mountain bike rides for all levels, ages and experiences including a special tot-friendly family hike.
Attendance is limited and advance registration is required. The registration fee allows for a fully supported day including guides, maps, light breakfast, lunch, rest stops, and a shuttle bus for hikers and cyclists. By joining the optional Cruz-a-thon, participants can raise funds through pledges and receive special gifts.
For event and registrations details contact the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council at www.ridgetrail.org, or call (415) 561-2595. The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council is a nonprofit organization that plans, acquires builds, maintains, and promotes the Ridge Trail.
Over 320 of the total 550 miles of the Ridge Trail are complete, many of them traversing Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District preserves. The Ridge Trail Council has partnered with the Open Space District, Santa Clara County Parks, Responsible Organized Mountain Pedalers, and Equestrian Trail Riders Action Committee to put on this year’s event.