Sun, Dec 11, 2011, 5:30 pm: Manchenil Bay Moonlight Hike
General info for all hikes and walks: Hikes and walks are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members (become a member). Unless otherwise noted, the pace for hikes is moderate, lasting 3-5 hours, covering 3-5 miles, the terrain is hilly, footing is sometimes uneven, and we follow trails and possibly paved or dirt roads . Walks are easier and shorter than hikes, and usually follow paved or dirt roads, no trails. The guide may periodically stop and talk along the way. Bring sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, water, snack, bug spray, rain poncho, and camera. Shorts or long pants are OK. For day hikes, bring a hat and sun block. For night hikes, bring a small flashlight. There are usually about 20 people. We depart about 30 minutes after the posted start time. For some hikes, we will meet at the indicated location, then drive a short distance to the hike location.
Specific info for this hike: Meet
5:30 pm at the parking area of Manchenil beach (sometimes incorrectly referred to as Ha'Penny beach). The hike is 3.7 miles round trip to Vagthus Point on sand and a dirt road. We will discuss the cultural, historical, and natural resources of the area. The hike is slow to moderate, including climbing a hill of about 75 feet. Short or long pants are fine. Bring a flashlight. Olasee Davis is our tour guide. For more information, contact Sonia at 778-2076, Joyce at 778-9087, or Cathy at 772-2073.
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