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2020 Ridge Trail Challenge

October 15, 2020 - December 31, 2020

Complete the Ridge Trail Challenge by choosing 5 of 33 local adventures around the Bay Area and complete our finisher form telling us about your experience. See the full list of adventures here!

All registered participants will be added to our Ridge Trail Challenge email list, and will receive special tips, encouragement, and resources to finish your challenge.
The Ridge Trail Challenge runs from August 15 through December 31, 2020. All Ridge Trail Challenge finishers will be invited to our annual members-only Winter Solstice event (subject to COVID restrictions) and acknowledged in our email newsletter and social media.
Finish the Challenge and you get: Entered for the chance to receive the Ridge Trail Prize Pack, which includes a Ridge Trail Guide Book, t-shirt, hat, socks, hip pack, a Columbia Sportswear backpack, a special REI prize and more! Participants must be 18 years old or older and U.S. residents. No purchase necessary to win.
Join, renew your membership, or donate to the Ridge Trail and win additional prizes!

Please #RecreateResponsibly! As you go out and enjoy the Ridge Trail, please practice the following guidelines to ensure a safe, healthy, and inclusive trail experience for all.

  • Know before you go: Check the status of the place you want to visit. If it is closed, don’t go. If it’s crowded, have a backup plan.
  • Practice physical distancing: Keep your group size small. Be prepared to cover your nose and mouth and give others space. If you don’t feel well, stay home.
  • Plan ahead: Prepare for facilities to be closed, pack lunch, and bring essentials like hand sanitizer and a face covering.
  • Explore locally: Limit long-distance travel and make use of local parks, trails, and public spaces. Be mindful of your impact on the communities you visit.
  • Leave no trace: Respect public lands and waters, as well as Native and local communities. Take all your garbage with you.
  • Build an inclusive outdoors: Be an active part of making the outdoors safe and welcoming for all identities and abilities.


October 15, 2020
December 31, 2020


Bay Area Ridge Trail
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