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Monthly Men’s Hike | Garin Regional Park

June 22 @ 7:30 am 11:00 am

For Brothers! Join a brotherhood that hikes through life’s ups and downs, finding strength and community in the great outdoors. Our Monthly MCC Brothers Hike caters to various fitness levels and explores East Bay’s serene landscapes. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just looking to start, we welcome you to share in this journey of fellowship and discovery.

Starts Saturday, June 22 | 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. | Garin Regional Park | No children, please (teenage boys, okay) | RSVP at mcceastbay.org/brothers-hike

If brothers want to walk around more, they can do it depending on their interest/time. The hike will be canceled with insufficient RSVPs, depending on the weather.

  • – When: Saturday, June 22, 2024
  • – Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Please arrive early to park and find the group. The group can wait till 7:40 a.m. and will start the hike. Please be on time since we cannot hold the group.
  • – Carpool: We highly recommend carpooling. No carpool from MCC is available for this hike. Carpool encouraged others on this hike.
  • – Parking: $5
  • – Meeting Point:  Garin Regional Park
  • – Trail: Vista Peak and Garin Woods Loop
  • – Distance: Around 6 miles.
  • – Difficulty: Moderate.
  • – Misc: Pack a snack and water for yourself. Wear hiking shoes if possible. Bring a small breakfast/ Lunch sandwich or something to eat. Carry enough water, a hat, and a light jacket. Please download the All Trails map (free version) if you decide to return in the middle of the hike. This will be very helpful when navigating back to the parking lot.
  • – RSVP: By Friday, June 21, please let us know you are coming for this hike: https://mcceastbay.org/brothers-hike

Mohammed Kadoura leads these monthly hikes for the brothers. If you have trouble finding the group on the day of the hike, please call or text Br. Mohammed at (617) 935-7347. Please remember that we cannot hold all of the group, so we request you to please be on time.

For future hikes, please subscribe to the MCC newsletter and add your phone number to the Men’s Hiking WhatsApp group.

Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes, carry a water bottle, a small snack, a hat, sunglasses, and hiking poles if you have any. 

Questions? hiking@mcceastbay.org 

About this trail:

Experience this 6.3-mile loop trail near Hayward, California. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 3 h 1 min to complete. This trail is great for birding, hiking, and running, and it’s unlikely you’ll encounter many other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime.