The Olympians Hiking Calendar for Saturday, Aug. 31


Tuesday, Sept. 3

Westport Evening Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 6:30 p.m. to leave the Westport Park & Ride at 7 p.m. for this evening hike beginning in downtown Westport and going out to the dock area and back, 267-7715.

Saturday, Sept. 7

South Fork of the Willapa River Day Hike, Leave Montesano at 9:30 a.m. to meet at the Carriage Museum in Raymond at 10:15 a.m. for this day hike, 249-3508.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Mount Washington Climb, Call the leader to sign up for this climb on the Big Creek waytrail to the summit (ropework will be needed), 267-7715.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Cosmopolis Evening Hike, Meet at the Mill Creek Park in Cosmopolis at 7 p.m. for this evening hike with some hills, 538-0054.

Friday, Sept. 13

Olympians Slide Show: Spain, Meet at the First Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. for a slide show presented by Wes Brosman of Barcelona and Valencia, 537-0456.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Summit Lake near Mount Rainier Day Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 7:30 a.m. or leave Elma at the Texaco Station at 8 a.m. for this hike to the lake circled by flowered meadows tucked into a crater-like pocket atop a mountain at 5400 feet, 942-8698.

Tuesday, Sept. 17-24

Canmore Canada Hiking Climbing Scrambling Outing, Call the leader to get information and reservations for this one week trip to scramble in Banff/Kananaskis/ Yoho and Kottney National Parks and Assiniboone Provisional Park in Canada, 533-4552.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Elma Leisure Rambler, Leave Vance Creek Park parking lot near bathroom at 7 p.m. for this evening hike, 249-3508.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Blue Slough Trail Day Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 9:30 a.m. for a relatively flat hike in the Chehalis River Surge Plain reserve, 538-7425.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Aberdeen Evening Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 7 p.m. for a smooth jaunt through town without hills, 538-7425.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Tunnel Creek Shelter Day Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 7 a.m. to hike along the stream in the Eastern Olympics through a magnificent forest of timber to shelter and back (you need a trail pass at the trailhead), 267-7715.