Author: Rex Harris, proprietor and trail guide for Urban Trails SF, SF Urban Rider and Sutro Stewards Volunteer.
When it comes to riding any trail, communication with fellow trail users is absolutely critical. Not only to avoid accidents, but also to ensure everyone can enjoy the trails in a carefree manner and with peace of mind. Isn’t that why we all journey into the woods in the first place? This communication is even more important when you’re on multi-use trails and it’s especially crucial in highly-trafficked open spaces - and every natural area in San Francisco is highly trafficked.