Scorpion Mountain Hike Report – July 14, 2021

Our hike to Scorpion Mountain provided outstanding views, lush fields of wild flowers, and opportunities to visit with one another. We had a total of five hikers: Clarence Elstad, Toni Williams, Kendra Wanzenried, Gerlinde Gruber, and Joanie Pryor, hike leader. When we started at 9:00 AM, the temperature was right around 60 degrees. By the time…

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Boulder River Trail Hike – May 14, 2021 Report

Nine CAI-PNW members met at 10:30 AM at the Boulder River trailhead for a fun-filled day of hiking in this beautiful area. The biggest thrill was dodging the potholes on the road for three miles to the Trailhead! The trail is more technical with rocks, logs and roots however in very good condition. WTA (Washington…

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Upcoming: Scorpion Mountain Hike (CAI-PNW) Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Join Joanie Pryor for this Scorpion Mountain hike. The hike offers a 360-degree view of the Central Cascades, and the huckleberries and blueberries make this a much-underrated fall hike. Start your hike from the Johnson Ridge Trail. Continue through the forest for pleasant walking along a gentle, undulating ridge. The trail climbs to Sunrise Mountain…

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Presentation on CAI Exchange Program to Padua – Recording

On Tuesday, May 25, CAI-PNW member Linda Blevins gave a presentation about and showed photos of our Exchange to Padua.  Toni Williams served as moderator and summarized information about CAI-PNW and its activities.  The second part of the Exchange was to have happened last August with hikers from Padua coming to the PNW.  However, due…

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CAI-PNW January 2020 Hike – Seattle

Olympic Sculpture Park

On January 11th, several of us gathered at the “Father and Son” fountain at the entry to the Olympic Sculpture Park in uptown Seattle.  We then spent a couple of rain-free hours enjoying the sculptures and pondering the relationships between art and nature (because that’s what the written descriptions invited us to do). The original…

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CAI-PNW November 2019 Hike to Heybrook Ridge

Heybrook Ridge Hike

Nine of us gathered Saturday in Index to hike up to Heybrook Ridge. There was only a drizzle on and so overall it was a good day for a November hike in the Pacific Northwest. There was a view of Mount Index and Bridle Veil Falls with interesting cloud formations at the top. The stop…

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