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      Mt. Madonna to Kim Son Monastery Hike in San Jose

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      April 18, 2010

      Sunday   9:00 AM

      San Jose, California 95128

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      Mt. Madonna to Kim Son Monastery Hike

      1. Before the walk to Kim Son Monastery: Driving: Lets meet at Star Bucks in Morgan Hill at 9:00AM I will leave at 9:15AM SHARP!!!NO WAITING Starbucks 251 Vineyard Town Center Way Morgan Hill, CA 95037 Carpool to: Chictactac-Adams Park(not the first gate on Watsonville Road) 7850 Pole Line Rd Watsonville, CA 95076 and park our cars.,+CA+95037&daddr=7850+Pole+Line+Rd,+Watsonville,+CA++95076&geocode=%3BFRyxNAIdUNO--CkTN99RyB6OgDGKrYmGf3s4Hw&hl=en&mra=ls&dirflg=w&sll=37.023936,-121.729031&sspn=0.046803,0.077162&ie=UTF8&z=12 2. Meet at the top of Mt. Madonna: Walking directions to Kim Son Monastery 574 Summit Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076 3.7 mi ÂÂ- about 1 hour 25 mins.,+Watsonville,+CA++95076&daddr=574+Summit+Rd,+Watsonville,+CA+95076&geocode=FRyxNAIdUNO--CkTN99RyB6OgDGKrYmGf3s4Hw%3BFWcrNQId_ji--CmF7GibkRiOgDGwajy3J7m3gg&hl=en&mra=ls&dirflg=w&sll=37.023935,-121.729005&sspn=0.046803,0.077162&ie=UTF8&ll=37.023113,-121.728344&spn=0.046804,0.077162&z=14 Kim Son Monastery 574 Summit Rd Watsonville, CA 95076 Hopefully, we will meet the Master, Thích Tịnh Từ this time. Shifu (師å‚Â' and 師父; Pinyin: shÄ«fu, Cantonese, Vietnamese : SÆ° phụ). Suggested donation: $5.00-$10.00. Bring Cash-NO CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD ACCEPTED! 3. Hiking: 9:45AM-11:45AM Walk one-way 3.7 miles to Kim Son Monastery. 12:00PM-1:00PM Vegetarian lunch. 1:30PM drive back to the beginning of Mt. Madonna trail head. 1:45PM-5:00PM hike of 5-6 miles at Mt. Madonna. Please see information about trails below: Welcome to Mt. Madonna County Park, one of the most majestic of Santa Clara County''s regional park and recreation areas. This 3,688 acre park is dominated by the redwood forest so characteristic of the Santa Cruz Mountain range. To the east, the park overlooks the Santa Clara Valley, to the west, Monterey Bay. As the slopes of Mt. Madonna descend toward the valley, the landscape changes from redwood forest to oak woodland, dense chaparral and grassy meadows. Park visitors may learn about areas where Ohlone Indians hunted and harvested, and will understand why cattle baron Henry Miller spent his summers here. Enjoy your visit today, and return often to the pristine redwood forest of Mt. Madonna County Park. The park is located on Highway 152 (Hecker Pass Highway), ten miles west of Gilroy. From the east, use Highway 101, and take the Highway 152 West exit. The entrance to the park is located at the summit of Highway 152 at Pole Line Road. Release of Liability: By joining this hike, you hereby RELEASE and DISCHARGE it's owners, principals, affiliates, presenters, organizer, hosts and participants from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that you now have, or may have in the future, for injuries, damages, death and/or economic loss of any kind or nature, arising in whole or in part out of the activities, advice or information contained herein. You further agree that if you or someone under your supervision uses the information on this website you assume all risks of injury, damage, and economic loss, without limitation, and release providers from all liability therefore.

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