Scott Gerken leads this hike in the East Bay hills. About 8 miles, 1000' elevation gain, views from the ridge, and an old olive orchard. Bring lunch and water. Rain cancels. Meet at carpool point #5.
Directions to LPSS carpool point #5 (McCarthy Ranch Shopping Center in Milpitas): This is one of the two big new shopping centers at the intersection of 237 and 880; access is via McCarthy Blvd, off of 237. Meet at the north corner, just across the parking lot from Wal-Mart.