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Text Box: Upcoming:  12/11/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Neighbors”, 3:30pm—4:15pm
“Neighbors” takes us through the Happy Valley Heights neighborhood to the duck pond, through Wexford and back past the Happy Valley Nursery.  Easy walk with a couple of hills, generally minor elevation changes.  2.3 miles at a casual pace.  Dog and stroller friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  12/02/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Otty”.  8:30am—9:30am
“Otty” is a 4 mile difficult hike along Scott Creek Trail, up through Valley View neighborhood, and across William Otty Drive.  Paved trials and sidewalks for most of the hike.  Significant elevation changes.  Stroller and dog friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  12/19/18, Meet at the 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Christmas Lights”, 7:00pm—8:00pm
Our annual pilgrimage to check out the neighborhood displays.  This is an easy hike with minimal elevation changes, covering around 2.25 miles.  We’ll keep the pace relatively slow, so this should take around an hour.  Dog, kid and stroller friendly!
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Text Box: Upcoming:  12/23/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Scouters Mountain”, 
8:30am—9:30am
“Scouters Mountain” runs up Alta Vista, makes a loop around the old scout camp and comes back through Happy Valley Heights.  4.1 difficult miles with significant elevation changes.  Medium pace and no dogs allowed.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  12/26/18, Meet at City Hall on 162nd and Misty for “Taralon2”, 3:30pm—4:15pm
This is an easy 2.6 mile hike winding through some of the newest trails around “Taralon”.  Casual pace, mostly flat topography.  Stroller, kid and dog friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  1/01/19, Meet at the Happy Valley Park Splash Pad for a Combo Hike.  9:00am—10:30am
This is our 2.25 mile easy hike (45 minutes) combined with a 2 mile difficult hike to the top of Clatsop.  Great chance for hikers to mingle during the first portion.  Significant elevation changes on the second leg.  We loop back to the parking lot, so hikers can join for either or both.  Stroller friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  12/29/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Drive for “Masa”, 8:30am—9:45am
We’re going out for some good exercise.  One of my wife’s regulars, we’ll leave our house, head over by Spring Mountain Elementary, explore One Rosa and finish up with a big climb to the top of Spring Mountain.  4+ miles, difficult with significant elevation changes.  You are welcome to park in the driveway.  Dog friendly.
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