Meet at the parking lot located near the intersection of Hicks Road and Mt. Umunhum Road in San Jose. Exit Highway 85 at Camden Avenue. (From northbound Hwy. 85 turn left on Branham Avenue and then turn left on Camden Ave. and from southbound Hwy. 85 turn left on Camden Ave.) Travel on Camden Ave. about 1.6 miles. Turn right on Hicks Rd. and travel for about 6.3 miles. Turn right on Mt. Umunhum Rd. The Preserve parking lot will be on the right.
Join in on this wonderful outing below the summit of Mount Umunhum where you’ll enjoy many unique and unparalleled vistas with docents Greg Azevedo and Huey-Shin Yuan. Stories will be shared along the way about Mount Umunhum’s past and current place in history. This hike does NOT include the summit area; hike route will either be from the trailhead near Bald Mountain parking lot to Barlow Road and on to the Woods Trail to return to Jacques Ridge parking lot, or an out and back hike starting from the Jacques Ridge parking lot, depending on trailhead parking availability. There is a steep trail section — proper footwear is important. (Note: Participants will carpool/shuttle to a trailhead. Hike route subject to change depending on parking availability at area trailhead parking lots.) Reservations are required and will be accepted on or after March 10.