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SWTrails 2nd Saturday Hike, January 14, 2023
January 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Name: Hike to the Willamette River
Leader: Suzie Blount and Dave Manville
Start Location: Ida B Wells HS by the Food Carts 6238 SW Capitol Hwy
Start Time: 9 am (8:45am meet time so we can start promptly at 9am)
End Time: 12pm
Distance: 6.75 miles
Elevation Change: 1,000 ft
Average Pace: 2.5 mph
Participation Requirements: Fully vaccinated (including Booster), have masks as you prefer
Bus Information: TriMet stop 929 and 955 serve this location
This is our monthly 2nd Saturday hike so a bit faster pace 2.5mph and 6.75 miles and 1,000 ft of elevation gain. We park and start from Ida B Wells HS off Hillsdale Hwy by the food carts at 8:45 – 9:00AM. TriMet serves that area with several buses. We will walk down through George Himes Park to the River and along the river walk for a few miles to near the base of the Tram, then return up a different route on Slavin Rd, Buhler cut-off trail and back to our start at Ida B Wells HS
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.