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Text Box: Upcoming:  9/20/17, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Neighbors”, 6:00pm—6:45pm
“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:  9/12/17, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Drive for “By the Creek”, 6:30pm—7:15pm
“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:  9/27/17, Meet at New Seasons on 162nd and Sunnyside for “Taralon”, 6:00pm—6:45pm
This is an easy 2.25 mile hike through some of the neighborhoods south of Sunnyside, finishing at the newest, “Taralon”.  Casual pace, one hill at the beginning, but mostly flat.  Stroller friendly.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  8/30/17, Meet at Grocery Outlet on 147th and Sunnyside, 7:00pm—7:45pm
“Grocery Outlet” is a casual walk through the neighborhoods south of Sunnyside.  Easy hike with minor elevation changes, 2.3 miles.   Should be fine for all abilities, slow paced and OK for dogs and strollers.  Note; we meet at the far side of the parking lot.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  9/02/17, Meet at 13091 SE Evening Star Dr for “Otty”.  9:30am—10:30am
“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:  9/06/17, Meet at the Splash Pad in Happy Valley Park for “Casual”.  6:30pm—7:30pm
This will be an easy hike with minimal elevation changes, covering 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:  9/16/17, Meet at Eastridge Church on Sunnyside and 141st  for “Farmer’s Market”, 9:30am—10:15am
We’ll be meeting for an easy, 2.6 mile stroll through some of the neighborhoods south of Sunnyside.  Minor elevation changes and a slow-to-moderate pace, stroller and dog friendly.  Will be stopping in for some light shopping and a bite after.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  10/07/17, Meet at New Seasons on 162nd and Sunnyside, 9:30am—10:45am
This is our 4 mile, 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:  10/01/17, Meet at the Mt. Talbert parking lot (south), 9:30am—10:45am
We’ll explore the Mt. Talbert Nature Park, taking in around 2/3 of the trails.  This is a difficult hike, so be prepared for some elevation changes and a medium pace covering just over 3 miles.  No Dogs.
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Text Box: Upcoming:  10/04/17, Meet at Grocery Outlet on 147th and Sunnyside, 6:00pm—6:45pm
“Grocery Outlet” is a casual walk through the neighborhoods south of Sunnyside.  Easy hike with minor elevation changes, 2.3 miles.   Should be fine for all abilities, slow paced and OK for dogs and strollers.  Note; we meet at the far side of the parking lot.
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