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May 28, 2018

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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PNW April

April 28, 2018

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…

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PNW January 2018

January 28, 2018

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…

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A CAI-PNW Trip of 16 days in Iceland

January 14, 2018

July 17-August 3, 2018 Incredible waterfalls, dramatic mountains, rugged fjords and remote fishing villages are just a few of the scenic and cultural treasures to be found as we travel Iceland’s famous Ring Road, a narrow ribbon of civilization that circles the island. Along the way we will do some hiking,…

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Norway 2017

August 28, 2017

View the trip report on Adobe Spark.

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Croatia 2016

August 28, 2016

In the fall of 2015 we began planning for our CAI-PNW trip to Croatia that included cultural experiences as well as hiking adventures.  The following sixteen CAI members participated in the trip:  Flo and John Burnett, Ida Callahan, Diane Clifford, Clarence Elstad, Steve Johnson, Karen Kornher, Lynne and Paul Kipping,…

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American Southwest

May 23, 2015

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…

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CAI-PNW Australia Exchange 2014

September 11, 2014

We were greeted in Brisbane by the amazing Australians from the YHA Bushwalkers.  They had been hosted in Seattle in 2012.  What an absolutely grand experience they provided all of us.  We explored some of Queensland’s most beautiful and unique National Parks.  A welcome dinner was held the first evening…

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Cyprus 2012

October 28, 2012

on 18th of October and ended on 31st 2012. We had 12 participants from CAI-PNW, 4 from CAI-Milano, 13 from CAI-Spoleto and 17 from CSRC. The main purpose of the trip was to experience the environment and culture of Cyprus as we hiked with the several other hiking groups. This…

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