Fwd: Spring hiking season is here!

Man, I need to save up to go back for a weekend hike.

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Dear Annette,


Join us this weekend for the kick-off of our spring hiking season! Wildflowers, plant identification and geology are all part of a fun filled weekend in the Gorge. Come hit the trail with us.

Saturday, March 15           
Catherine Creek & Klickitat Trail, WA   
Two Easy walks: 1 mile & 4 miles, no elev. gainJoin native plant expert Barbara Robinson for a walk on the lower Catherine Creek trail to enjoy a spectacular wildflower show. After lunch, drive a short distance to Lyle and walk along the Klickitat River to Fisher Bridge and back.
First Meeting Place: Depart 7:30 AM from Gateway
Second Meeting Place: 9:30 AM at Catherine Creek Trailhead. (Take I-84 east to Exit 64, Hood River; cross Hood River Bridge and turn right on WA SR-14. Continue 5.8 miles, turn left on Old Hwy 8; and continue 1 mile to trailhead.)

Sunday, March 16               
Historic Columbia River Highway Geology Auto Tour
, OR  

Easy: Several short walks, little to no elev. gain
Tour the Historic Columbia River Highway with Friends leader Jim Denton. Tour will focus on locations noted in Ira Williams' book, The Columbia River Gorge, Its Geologic History Interpreted From the Columbia River Highway, between Troutdale and Hood River.
Members Only. To register and/or join:
hikes@gorgefriends.org or 503-241-3762 x103.

For more information please contact Renee Tkach at renee@gorgefriends.org or 503-241-3762 ext 103. 



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Annette Sargent

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." -Robert A. Heinlein