Calling all hikers and non-hikers, too! Sonoma Valley’s signature mountaintop is a must-do for avid hikers, but now non-hikers can enjoy the view in good company as well while supporting our beloved park.
Join us on September 21, 2019 as Bill & Dave Hikes and Sonoma Ecology Center present our Annual Brunch on Bald Mountain benefit to support Team Sugarloaf. Enjoy the strenuous hike, led by Bill & Dave Hikes, to the top of Bald Mountain along the trails. Not up for the climb? Then take the easy road as Team Sugarloaf partners will chauffeur you to the top. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy this peak experience, as vehicles are not normally permitted to the top of Bald Mountain.
Whether you choose to hike or ride, upon arrival at the top you will be treated to a picnic brunch and incredible 360-degree views. Enjoy the morning air, incredible views, a tasty meal and, more importantly, a fun andeasy way to support this Sonoma County treasure!
This special event is by reservation only.
Proceeds support Team Sugarloaf’s operation and maintenance of Sugarloaf Ridge State Park.
$45 per adult
$10 per child, age 10-17
Fee for Non-Hikers: Optional Ride: $60 per person (includes brunch)
HIKERS: Plan to arrive at the end of the road with your reservation confirmation around 8:45 a.m. Hike will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.
RIDERS: Plan to arrive at the end of the road at 9:45 a.m. Rides will be begin approximately 10:00 a.m.
The total distance of this difficult hike is 6.5 miles round-trip and the elevation gain is 1500 feet. The return trip is all downhill. Depending on trail conditions, the hike may be via the road, rather than the trail. Due to difficulty of climb, hike is not recommended for small children or those not accustomed to hiking. Children age 9 and under are required to ride with accompanying paid adult. Children age 9 and under are free.
To be prepared, as well as eco-conscious, please bring the following:
Unbreakable mug or cup
Wear sturdy hiking shoes and layered clothing. You may want to bring binoculars and/or a camera. Hikers will return to the parking lot at approximately 2:00 p.m. Riders will return at approximately 1:30 pm.