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All visitors and Trails Club members are encouraged to enjoy the great Northwest outdoors by selecting a hike, bike ride or other event from this calendar. Gentle Reminders provides explanation of hike difficulty and hike guideline. Detail description of common meeting is available at Meeting Places.


Index:

Date Day Event Description
Week 1
2-3 Sat-Sun  
Week 2
6 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
9 or 10 Sat or Sun X Country Ski-Class B
9-10 Sat-Sun  
Week 3
13 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
15 Fri Blazer Deadline
16-17 Sat-Sun  
Week 4
22 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
23-24 Sat-Sun  
Week 5
27 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B

Events

Week-1

Week-2

Dec 6 (Wed) Morning Hike – Class A/B

We begin our hike at 9:30 am and hike 4 to 6 miles, for 2 to 4 hours, somewhere in the Portland metropolitan area, often in Forest Park.
For the starting location of this week’s hike, watch here or call or email the leader.
Leader:Glenda Chaite, 503-261-1355, glenda@inbalanceservices.com

Dec 9 or 10 (Sat or Sun) X Country Ski-Class B

Lets try for an early winter ski trip up on Mt Hood. Maybe White river, or if conditions windy Bennett Pass. I will wait till mid week to determine which day will be better to ski. 5-7 miles of sking. Bring lunch.
Meet: 8 AM at Gateway trainsit center, leaving by 8:15.
Leader: Brian Carlson 503-960-9451 owatta53@hotmail.com

Dec 10 (Sun) Board Meeting & Potluck

The December board meeting will be a potluck at the home of Cheryl Wagner. At this meeting we pass the torch to our newly elected board members.
Please bring a dish of your choice.
When: Potluck 5-7 PM, Meeting 7-9 PM.
Where Sheryl Wagner’s Home
1304 NE 63rd St, Vancouver WA 98665 home.

Week-3

Dec 13 (Wed) Morning Hike – Class A

We begin our hike at 9:30 am and hike 4 to 6 miles, for 2 to 4 hours, somewhere in the Portland metropolitan area, often in Forest Park.
For the starting location of this week’s hike, watch here or call or email the leader.
Leader: Audrey Perino, 503-522-9911, audrey53@comcast.net

Week-4

Dec 20 (Wed) Morning Hike – Class A/B

We begin our hike at 9:30 am and hike 4 to 6 miles, for 2 to 4 hours, somewhere in the Portland metropolitan area, often in Forest Park.
This hike will be through Mt. Talbert Nature Park in Clackamas.
Drive south on I-205 to Clackamas. Take exit 14 to SE Sunnyside Rd. Go east then right on SE 97th, which becomes Mather Rd. Park entrance is on the left. There are restrooms.
Leader: Gerda Eck, 503-804-4214, gerdaeck@comcast.net

Week-5

Dec 27 (Wed) Morning Hike – Class A/B

We begin our hike at 9:30 am and hike 4 to 6 miles, for 2 to 4 hours, somewhere in the Portland metropolitan area, often in Forest Park.
Dec 27 (Wed) Morning Hike – Class A/B A stout hike to end the year! This 5.7-mile hike through southwest Portland covers parts of Tryon Creek State Park, Elk Rock Garden (a.k.a. Bishop's Close) and the Riverdale neighborhood in between. We'll cross over a ridge twice which makes the cumulative elevation gain about 550 feet.
Note: There are NO restrooms at the starting point, so Go before you show! There will be a restroom stop about two miles into the hike at the Tryon Creek Visitors Center.
Meet Outside Riverdale Grade School, 11733 SE Breyman Road, Portland (at SW Military Road). Parking is on the street. Bus route 35 stops at SW Military Road and Hwy.
43 (Tri Met stop ID 4900), which leaves a 0.1 mile walk UP (west on) Military Road to the school.
This approximately three-hour hike steps off promptly at 9:30 AM.
Leader: Ken Kane, 503-522-9997, ken@woodbloom.com


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Blazer Contact Info.:

Blazer Newsletter:
Send write-ups to: Blazer at trailsclub.org
or
Philip Crosby
12401 SW Terwilliger Blvd.
Portland, OR 97219
503 636-1853

Please use the following format:
Month Day (Day of week) Event Title - Class A,B,C
Description Text - Please include distance, elevation change, and round trip driving distance.
Do not capitalize full words, lines or sentences for emphasis
Day trip descriptions should be under 100 words.
Depart: Meeting place, with address if possible, and departure time
Leader: Name Phone and/or email.

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