Name: Wells HS to Marquam Warbler Loop (Difficult)
Leader: Dave Manville
Start Location: Wells High School by the food carts
Start Time: 9 am (8:45am meet time so we can start promptly at 9am)
End Time: 12pm
Distance: 6 miles
Elevation Change: 1,200 feet
Average Pace: 2.5 mph
Participation Requirements: Fully vaccinated (including Booster), have masks as you prefer
Bus Information: TriMet stops 929 and 955 with several buses serving the BH Highway
Special Notes: This is a challenging hike. We will be on rather steep trails in places. I suggest bringing poles.
We will visit George Himes and Marquam Parks on this challenging hike of 6 miles and 1,200 feet of elevation gain. We start heading east on SW Trail #3 down into George Himes Park, then back up to walk north on Terwilliger path to the Marquam Park entrance. There we will head up the trails Marquam, Flicker, and then Warbler to walk up to Council Crest Drive. We will then take SW Trail #1 down to SW 19th and return to Wells High School.
Bring a snack, water, good footwear, sunglasses, and rain gear as appropriate. Dress and prepare for the weather on hike day. Children and well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome. For health reasons, there is no smoking on SWTrails walks and hikes. If you need to leave the hike early let a hike leader know. We try to find a restroom along the way, but it’s not always possible to do so.
Looking forward to seeing you there with us.