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Text Box: Upcoming:  10/30/18, Meet at the Splash Pad in Happy Valley Park for “Casual”.  5:00pm—5:45pm
This will be an easy hike with minimal elevation changes, coverin just under 2-1/2 miles.  We’ll keep the pace relatively slow, so this should take around an hour.  Good hike for beginners to see the park and check out the group.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  9/23/18, Meet at HV City Hall for “PCT”, 8:00am—6:00pm
You ready for a big hike?  We’ll be taking a road trip to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, with options ranging from 4.5 miles to 10.5 miles.  You do need to sign up via the link to reserve a spot.  $25 / hiker
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Text Box: Upcoming:  9/25/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Drive for “By the Creek”, 6:00pm—6:45pm
“By the Creek” takes us by the Happy Valley Nursery,  along William Otty Drive, and down to Mt. Scott Creek.  2.1 easy miles with a couple of slight inclines.  Should be fine for all abilities, slow paced and OK for dogs and strollers.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  9/30/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Drive for “Two Hills”, 8:30am—9:45am
Getting out for some serious exercise.  We’ll head down by Mt. Scott Creek, up through the Nature Park on Mt. Scott and finish by heading up Spring Mountain.  4+ miles, difficult with significant elevation changes.  You are welcome to park in the driveway.  Dog friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  10/02/18, Meet at Clackamas Comm. College-Harmony Rd Campus, 1pm—2:30pm
We’ll be helping out our friends at CCC, participating in a Walkability Audit.  We’ll start at the Harmony Rd Campus and wind our way over to the Max station and back.  Slow pace and flat.  Dog friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  10/06/18, Meet at New Seasons on 162nd and Sunnyside for “Shadow Ridge”, 8:30am—9:45am
This is our 4 mile, very difficult hike along Shadow Ridge Trail and through the Sunrise Heights neighborhoods.  Two significant climbs, paved and wood chip trails.  Looking to maintain a moderate pace.  Not stroller friendly, but “Bob” approved.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  10/08/18, Meet at City Hall on 162nd and Misty for “Taralon2”, 12:00pm—12:50pm
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:  10/14/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Door Hangers”, 8:30am—10:30am
This event is for those who’ve offered to help me distribute election door hangers.  We’ll meet at the house and pass out maps, sending folks out in groups of 2-4 per route.  Will take 1-2 hours depending on your chosen route.  Snacks provided.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  10/17/18, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Neighbors”, 5:30pm—6:15pm
“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:  10/21/18, Meet at the Happy Valley Park Splash Pad for a Combo Hike.  9:00am—10:30am
This is our 2.25 mile easy hike (40 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:  10/24/18, Meet at City Hall on 162nd and Misty for “Fred Meyer”, 5:00pm—5:45pm
This is an easy 2.3 mile walk to the new Fred Meyer, then over to Stonybrook, returning along Sunnyside.  Casual pace, mostly flat topography.  Stroller, kid and dog friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  11/03/18, Meet behind Sunnyside Cleaners (102nd and Sunnyside) for “Staircase”, 8:30am—9:45am
“Staircase” is a difficult neighborhood walk running through Eagle’s Landing, up the stairs on Lenore to the top of Mt. Scott and back through the neighborhoods.  Significant elevation changes,  3.9 miles at a medium pace.  Dogs and kids welcome.
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