Twin Peaks Sunrise Hike

on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 5:45am

Get inspired for the Sunrise. Check out this time-lapse video below of the sunrise from Twin Peaks taken by Segrey Lyulchenko. Photo credit above: Segrey Lyulchenko via youtube.


Sunrise Hike Summary

Discover the Hidden Staircases of the Castro while working your way up to Twin Peaks to see the sunrise come up over the Oakland Hills. Join me, Aaron Dence, certified exercise physiologist, WALK SF walk leader, and adventurer as I lead you on an adventurous 2.5 mile hike through Eureka Valley.

We will reach the summit at 7:00am and catch the spectacular sunrise at 7:16am. Along the way, we will explore secret staircases and little-known cement slides, hike through local parks and natural spaces, and enjoy incredible views of the city. It will be fun, challenging and a locally informative walk.

       All hikers will get access to a map           of one of my favorite walks in Glen Park

Date & time of Sunrise Hike

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

5:45 a.m.


Forecast and Sunrise Chart

The forecast is planned for mostly sunny

Sunrise will be at 7:16 a.m.


Where we will meet

Philz Coffee on Castro Street

549 Castro St (between 18th St and 19th St)

San Francisco, CA 94114


RSVP by Friday, December 11th, 2015: HIKE IS FULL (get on the waitlist)

FREE if you RSVP by December 11th**

$20 for onsite registration on December 12th

Space limited to 30 people. The hike will fill up quickly.

Our next hike is on Saturday, December 19th:


Review these tips before you RSVP

– Walk includes stair climbing, several paths and multiple elevation changes; rated a 3.8 out of 5 in difficulty

– Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes w/ good treads (700 feet in total elevation)

– Carry raingear and hat as needed – we will go ahead rain or shine, barring high winds or dangerous weather conditions

– Bring sunblock, water, and personal snacks

– Please arrive promptly at 5:45 a.m. to sign in


The hike is FULL

Add me to the WAITLIST

Sorry, this hike is full. Please add your name below to get on the waitlist and to get updates on our monthly hikes.

Our next hike is on Saturday, December 19th:

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