New Route Chosen for Walk SF’s Sixth Annual ‘Peak to Peak Walk’

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The organizers of Walk SF’s annual “Peak to Peak Walk” October 16th have mapped out a new “North by Northwest” route this year that will take participants from the heart of the Mission to Land’s End, a 13-mile trek along some of San Francisco’s hidden stairways, paths and streets. In all, the walk will span 10 peaks.

“It’s a challenging walk but we hope it will introduce people to the nooks and crannies and pathways and stairways and trails they’ve never seen before,” said Rich Coffin, who helped choose this year’s route.

After a walk through Bernal Heights and Glen Park, according to Walk SF’s website, it will then:

Climb up Glen Canyon and across the high spine of the city. Once we’ve concluded our morning climb of the highest peaks in the city, we’ll reward ourselves with a delicious lunch served in a peaceful meadow on Mt. Sutro.

After lunch, we’ll descend into the Sunset along little-known new trails, and take in stunning views as we head northwest though the peaks of Parnassus, Golden Gate Park, and the Richmond. Finally, at Land’s End, we’ll conclude our trek and celebrate our accomplishment high above the ocean.

The event serves as Walk SF’s annual fundraiser, and the money raised will be geared toward pedestrian advocacy. The early bird deadline to register is this Friday, October 1st. You can register here.


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