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LDT RIDE: MT. HAMILTON BC/4(5200’)/47; D/5(7200’)/59; E/5(9200’)/69

  • Mon, May 27, 2019
  • 9:15 AM
  • Cataldi Park, San Jose, CA

LDT RIDE: MT. HAMILTON

  • BC/4(5200’)/47;
  • D/5(7200’)/59;
  • E/5(9200’)/69

Join us for this wonderful Memorial Day finish to the LDT ride series. Mt Hamilton is a long, but not steep, climb with wonderful panoramic views and great spring wildflowers. All routes start with a loop through Alum Rock Park, then climb directly to the summit. Only the E’s cross over the summit and enjoy the exciting descent to the Isabel Creek Bridge on the back side of Mt. Hamilton, then return to the summit. All groups have lunch at the summit observatory, then descend back to the start. On the return trip D’s and E’s add a beautiful “out-and-back” spur on traffic free Kincaid Road. PACK YOUR LUNCH – NO FOOD AVAILABLE. (Candy/cold soft drinks are available in vending machines.) Be prepared for warm temperatures on the way up and cold temperatures on the way down. Rain cancels. Online route sheets/maps/gps.

New for 2019 – B riders have separate riding group, but same route and start time/location as C riders.

INFO: Guy Shuman (shumansteiner@gmail.com or 650-704-0895).

MEETING TIME: 9:15 am for 9:30 departure

MEETING LOCATION:  All groups meet at NE corner of Cataldi Park (2920 Cataldi Drive, San Jose, CA). Directions: Hwy 237 east, I-880 south, Montague Expressway east, right on Morrill Ave., right on Cataldi Dr.


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