CAI-PNW invaded Fort Worden State Park for three days of hiking, food and comradery. Port Townsend is a historical town on the Washington coast. It is a short ferry ride out of Edmonds to Kingston then, along highway 104 turning north at the Shine quarry site towards Port Townsend.Our guides for the weekend were Mike…

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The CAI-PNW hike on September 14 to Barclay Lake went well. Even though the Weather Report was not the greatest; we had a fine day with only a few raindrops.  Along the 2.2 mile trail we saw beautiful ferns and various mushrooms that had popped up from the forest floor and on aging stumps and logs.  The…

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Winter Outing Trip report On a sunny day John, Joanne, Tatiana and George headed to Snoqualmie Pass for a day of snow shoeing. Our original plan was to park at the Silver Fir parking lot and take the snow shoe route to Hyak Lake and then continue to the Grand Junction hut for lunch and…

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On this Saturday of high weather instability, our Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve hike was pleasantly precipitation free and included periods of sun and blue skies punctuated with photogenic cumulus clouds. Our six mile loop hike featured a variety of vistas and visits: Views of a glacier-formed homesteaded agricultural prairie,a visit to a restored homesteader home,…

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Gorgeous day for a hike where 9 vigorous people made it up to the splendid water falls. The viewing was so close that you could get a welcome refreshing spry after a somewhat arduous hike of 22 rocky switchbacks.

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Seven members braved the threatening cloudy sky to enjoy the beautiful Paradise Valley Conservation Area located in Snohomish county. The 800 acre has about 13 mile of trail system enjoyed by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. The wet trails and a few puddles did not deter our hikers from enjoying the forest, moss covered trees…

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On Saturday, January 13, seventeen of us (including two kids) enjoyed an eventually sunny walk around Seward Park and along Lake Washington Boulevard.  It was a very leisurely stroll with a number of persons stopping to check out the winter water birds.  After the walk, eleven of us adjourned to the Columbia City Ale House for…

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25 members of CAI-Pisa and CAI-PNW went on a three-week hiking odyssey in some of America’s most fascinating landscapes and national parks in Utah and Arizona, May 3-23, 2015. Fifteen Italians led by Alessando Subissi were treated to an American adventure. They were joined by 9 Americans from the Seattle area. The journey began and…

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