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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 Tue TCO Board meeting MMC
3 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
3 Wed Evening hike - Class A/B
6-7 Sat-sun  
Week 2
10 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
10 Wed Evening hike - Class A/B
13-14 Sat-sun  
Week 3
15 Mon Blazer Deadline
17 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
17 Wed Evening hike - Class A/B
19-21 Fri-Sun Nesika work trip
Week 4
24 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
24 Wed Evening hike - Class A/B
27-28 Sat-Sun  
Week 5
31 Wed Morning hike - Class A/B
31 Wed Evening hike - Class A/B

Events

Week-1

Oct 3 (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.
This week we will hike through parks in Tualatin, Tigard, and Durham. Meet: 9:30 AM 1n Tualatin at the Juanita Pohl Center at 8513 SW Tualatin Rd.
Leader: Ray Amsinger, 503-442-9228, rayamsinger@hotmail.com

Oct 3 (Wed) Evening Hike – Class B

We will start at 6 PM sharp and hike until 8 PM-ish in Forest Park and the West Hills. Please carry a flashlight or headlamp and dress for changeable weather.
Meet: at Wallace Park between NW 25th and 26th on Raleigh.
Cost: Free for Trails Club members; $2 non-members
Class A Leader: TBD
Class B Leader: TBD
See the TCO Meetup site for contact info and details of the hikes.

Week-2

Oct 10 (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 week we will hike up into the hilly neighborhood north of Hillsdale. Meet:9:30 AM at the Hillsdale Library on the Dewitt St. side. The library is at 1525 SW Sunset Blvd.
Leader: Gerda Eck, 503-804-4214, gerdaeck@comcast.net

Oct 10 (Wed) Evening Hike – Class B

We will start at 6 PM sharp and hike until 8 PM-ish in Forest Park and the West Hills. Please carry a flashlight or headlamp and dress for changeable weather.
Meet: at Wallace Park between NW 25th and 26th on Raleigh.
Cost: Free for Trails Club members; $2 non-members
Class A Leader: TBD
Class B Leader: TBD
See the TCO Meetup site for contact info and details of the hikes.

Week-3

Oct 17 (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: TBD

Oct 17 (Wed) Evening Hike – Class B

We will start at 6 PM sharp and hike until 8 PM-ish in Forest Park and the West Hills. Please carry a flashlight or headlamp and dress for changeable weather.
Meet: at Wallace Park between NW 25th and 26th on Raleigh.
Cost: Free for Trails Club members; $2 non-members
See the TCO Meetup site for leaders and details of the hikes.

Oct 19-21 (Fri-Sun) Nesika work trip

This will be the last work trip of the year. We have got a lot done. We will continue to clear a 100 foot area around the lodge for a fire break. Chain saws are still needed. Hazard trees are being taken down around men's dorm and main lodge. Electric system from generator to main lodge is complete. We are still waiting for the generator repair to be completed. We will finish the roof repair on the generator shack this month.
We still need to repair the power feed to the water tank pump. The replacement 1500 gallon upper tank is in, but we need to connect it and repair the pipe and electrical connections up the hill.
We will continue to build platforms for tents on the womens dorm pad.
We will have the gate open; Friday morning at 9:00 AM, 6:00 PM, Saturday morning at 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Sunday at noon.
To register call Glen or Linda Conrad @: 360-937-3787 or up on TCO Meet-Up.
Remember, Nesika is still in a closure area and closed to the public. See here for restrictions we are under

Week-4

Oct 24 (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: TBD

Oct 24 (Wed) Evening Hike – Class B

We will start at 6 PM sharp and hike until 8 PM-ish in Forest Park and the West Hills. Please carry a flashlight or headlamp and dress for changeable weather.
Meet: at Wallace Park between NW 25th and 26th on Raleigh.
Cost: Free for Trails Club members; $2 non-members
See the TCO Meetup site for leaders and details of the hikes.

Week-5

Oct 31 (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.
Is there a better way to spend Halloween than by hiking through a graveyard? So, that's what we'll do! Ken Kane will lead a 4.3-mile interpretive hike through two city parks and the Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery. Along the way, we'll learn about some of Portand's earliest settlers: the good, the bad and the ugly! More details of the hike can be found at (coming soon) http://www.woodbloom.com/kenaud/lone_fir_hike.pdf.
Meet:9:30 AM from the corner of SE 17th and Taylor. Park on the street and meet at the big rock near the northeast corner.
Leader: Ken Kane, 503-246-6462, ken@woodbloom.com

Oct 31 (Wed) Evening Hike – Class B

We will start at 6 PM sharp and hike until 8 PM-ish in Forest Park and the West Hills. Please carry a flashlight or headlamp and dress for changeable weather.
Meet: at Wallace Park between NW 25th and 26th on Raleigh.
Cost: Free for Trails Club members; $2 non-members
See the TCO Meetup site for leaders and details of the hikes.


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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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