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Alpine Dam Loop

Distance: 60 mi.
Pace: C (brisk, few stops)
Terrain: 4 (hills, some steep climbs, with some relief)
Elevation gain: about 4,700 ft. (per RWPGS)

This ride is a club favorite! We will do this ride clockwise, so climbing through Mill Valley up to Pan Toll and Rock Springs, then the Seven Sisters, descending to Alpine Dam. After Alpine Dam, we have another smaller climb before reaching Fairfax, where we will stop for lunch, and then return to SF via Sausalito and the GG bridge. The views of Stinson Beach and Bolinas from the ridge make all the climbing worth it. Bring a snack and plenty of water. We will stop for lunch in Fairfax, which will come after most of our climbing.

We'll check the weather in the morning and if there's a 30% chance of rain, will cancel and let those who are registered know. (So please preregister.)

Meet at 8:45 AM for a 9 AM departure.

Sweeps? No

Is this a "no rider left behind" ride? No, but we will have a few regroups. We will keep an eye out for each other but if you are a new rider please either know the route or bring a map in case you get dropped from the group.

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Cue sheet, map, and downloadable GPC route can be found here:

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 8:45 AM until 3:00 PM
Peet's Coffee
2257 Market Street
San Francisco, CA  94114
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mark Cook
Jeffrey Mishler
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee