Triple Gem Pilgrimage — Road Cyclists

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Feb 24, 2019
7:15 am - 4:30 pm

Location
Sports Basement - Presidio

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Join us for a unique, self-supported, one-day pilgrimage to Green Gulch Farm as three groups of pilgrims start from different locations and converge at Green Gulch farm for the Sunday morning program and lunch. Each group contemplates a spiritual theme that we share at the Zen center and develop for the return to the start location by mid- to late-afternoon. If you prefer the full morning program, you can go directly to the farm and other pilgrims will join after the meditation session.

Self-supported means bring your own food and water, stick with your group, and support your fellow pilgrims. There is no logistical support, no rest stops, no SAG vehicles. Just as you are responsible for your own spiritual path, you are the creator of your pilgrimage, you decide what to bring, and you plan for the well-being of those around you.

This daylong pilgrimage is offered on a donation (dana) basis. We invite you to give from the heart directly to the Green Gulch Farm during our visit. The DharmaWheels Foundation incurs no costs and asks for no donations on this day.

Here’s a link to the Green Gulch program. There’s meditation at 9:15am, a dharma talk at 10:00, and a small farmers market. Bring your own lunch or make a donation and join the provided lunch at 12:15. http://sfzc.org/green-gulch/zen-meditation-practice/sunday-program-link

Road cyclists – This is a challenging choice. This route travels from Crissey field to Mill Valley, and over the hill to Muir beach. After the program at Green Gulch farm, you climb up route 1 and descend to Tennessee Junction and head over the Golden Gate bridge for home. Two challenging climbs.

Start time: Arrive at 7:15am Rolling at 7:30am

Start & finish location: Sports Basement at Crissy Field
Distance: 36 miles.
Duration: 4 hours riding at comfortable pace.
Approximate finish time: 4:00 – 4:30pm

(Option to reduce the riding distance and time by starting in Mill Valley.)

ROAD BIKE ROUTE
Morning part 1 (full distance only)
Crissy Field to Mill Valley water treatment facility (via bikepath)
Morning part 2 (everyone)
Mill Valley bikepath to Green Gulch Farm (via 4 corners and Muir woods)
Afternoon part 1 (everyone)
Green Gulch Farm to bikepath at Tamalpais Valley Junction
Afternoon part 2a (for people parked in Mill Valley)
Turn LEFT on bike path to Mill Valley water treatment facility
Afternoon part 2b (full distance only)

Turn RIGHT on bike bike path to Crissy Field (via Sausalito)
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