HillsRUs will go to Santa Cruz for the first time ever. We will depart from Lexington Reservoir to explore some scenic roads near Santa Cruz including Rodeo Gulch, Granite Creek and Mountain Charlie. This is a social-paced D ride with regroups; faster riders are welcome to form a D+/E group. Rain cancels.
Starting Location: Parking lot just past the Dam at Lexington Reservoir. Be there by 9:45 for a 9:45 to 10am rolling departure
Directions: take the Bear Creek Rd exit off of Hwy 17, go across Hwy 17 and turn left like you were getting on 17. Take Alma Bridge Rd and go .6 mi to the parking lot just past the dam.
Distance: 53 miles
Elevation: 4900 feet
Lunch: Bring Lunch to eat at the Community Park on Glenwood Drive in Scotts Valley (see route map for location)
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NOTE: To manage group sizes, club rides are currently open to Western Wheelers members only. Learn about becoming a member >
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Do not join club rides if you are sick (cough, sore throat, fever, loss of smell). All riders must have a face covering (mask, bandana, neck gaiter/buff or other without vent) to be worn at the start of each ride and whenever stopped (eg during regroups). Riders must maintain a safe distance (minimum six feet) from each other. No drafting, pace lines, spitting or blowing noses into the air during rides.
There is risk in all gatherings, since people without symptoms can transmit COVID-19. Participation in club rides is voluntary. Members assume the full and complete risk that is associated with exposure to and infection by COVID-19 during such participation. Please note that in the event Western Wheelers is asked by the department of public health for a list of riders participating in any club ride for purposes of Covid-19 exposure tracing, Western Wheelers will comply with such requests.