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What You'll Enjoy on a Ridge to Bridge Hike/Run:
  • Shuttle transportation for a one-way hike on the Ridge Trail
  • Healthy delicious buffet lunch at Tennessee Valley and tasty snacks and water at staffed rest stops
  • Ridge Trail T-shirt
  • Detailed maps and route description; guides, sweeps, and safety support
  • Hiking or running the trail at your own pace and enjoying camaraderie with others.
  • Satisfaction of going the distance and raising money to build more Ridge Trail! 

Hike/Run Options:
All hikers meet at the Presidio Main Post. 
Southbound hikers/runners take shuttles to trailheads in Marin and follow the Ridge Trail south on a mix of single-track trails, fire roads, and pavement.
  • 26-mile, shuttle departs at 5:30am or 6:00am: Shuttle north and hike or run the Ridge Trail south from Bolinas-Fairfax road to the Presidio.
  • 20-mile, shuttle departs at 8:00am or 8:30am bus: Shuttle north and hike or run the Ridge Trail south from Pantoll Ranger Station to the Presidio.
  • New Option! 17-mile, shuttle departs at 6:30am: Shuttle north and hike or run the Ridge Trail south from Bolinas-Fairfax road to Tennessee Valley, then skip the Golden Gate Bridge by shuttling back to the Presidio (shuttles depart on a regular schedule between 1pm-3:30pm.) 
  • New Option! 11-mile, shuttle departs at 9:00am: Shuttle north and hike or run the Ridge Trail south from Pantoll Ranger Station to Tennessee Valley, then skip the Golden Gate Bridge by shuttling back to the Presidio (shuttles depart on a regular schedule between 1pm-3:30pm.).
Registration Fee (all Southbound hikes): $120. Ridge Trail Council membership is not included with event registration. 

Northbound, 10-mile hike/run, hike departs at 9:30am: Begin hiking in the Presidio, hike or run 10 miles north to Tennessee Valley and lunch, and get a shuttle bus back to the Presidio (shuttles depart on a regular schedule between 1pm-3:30pm.)
Registration Fee (10-mile hike): $80. Ridge Trail Council membership is not included with event registration. 

Maps:
Click HERE for a downloadable PDF map of the 25 & 20 mile hikes.
Click HERE for a downloadable PDF map of the 16 & 11 mile hikes.
Click HERE for a downloadable PDF map of the 10 mile hike.


Camping:
We reserve Rob Hill Campground in the Presidio, so you can camp Friday before or Saturday after your Ridge to Bridge adventure. (Free!)

Fundraising:
Fundraising is optional, but  it is easy to set a goal and create a fundraising page to help raise money to build more miles of Ridge Trail. Fundraisers who reach certain milestones will win coveted prizes such as:
  • $25 raised – 1 free beer or wine and pretzel at the end of your hike or ride
  • $100 raised – Upgrade to a long-sleeved Ridge Trail t-shirt
  • $250 raised – REI Flash 22 pack
  • $1000 and up will enter you in a raffle to win prizes such as: An REI Outdoor trip for two, REI tents, chairs, and other trips and classes.
After registering, you will be prompted to create fundraising page - then you can reach out to your trail-loving friends, family, and colleagues and raise some money for the trail! 

Please check out our FAQs or contact Events@Ridgetrail.org with any questions.