FUTURE PUBLIC EVENTS:
Saturday, June 13, 2020. Meeting time 9 a.m. I will lead an Olympian Hiking Club hike to the Dusk Point and Neby Tree Lookout sites in the Hoodsport Ranger District of the Olympic National Forest. Six miles round-trip and 1000 feet elevation gain. See the current bulletin on The Olympians’ website, https.theolympianshikingclub.org, or Contact Leslie for more information.
Saturday, June 27, 2020, Meeting time 9 a.m. I will lead an Olympian Hiking Club hike to Two Webb Lookout sites in the Quilcene Ranger District of the Olympic National Forest. 9 miles round-trip and 1200 feet elevation gain.See the current bulletin on The Olympians’ website, https.theolympianshikingclub.org, or Contact Leslie for more information
Saturday, May 2, 2020. I will offer two hikes to fire lookouts or lookout sites in the Puget Sound region – through the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation annual auction, which will be on-line this year for the first time. Watch here for a link to the auction action!
PAST PUBLIC EVENTS:
FEBRUARY 8, 2020. Led a six-mile round-trip hike to the Humptulips Auxiliary Lookout site in the Quinault Ranger District of the Olympic National Forest for the Olympians Hiking Club.
DECEMBER 15, 2019. Led an eight-mile round-trip hike to the Drake Lookout site on Green Diamond Resources land in the Wynoochee River Valley.
OCTOBER 11, 2019. Presented photos and talked about, “GRAYS HARBOR FIRE LOOKOUTS,” for The Olympians Hiking Club in Aberdeen, WA. Answered questions and picked up some interesting stories, too.
SEPTEMBER 15. 2019. Led an eight-mile round-trip hike to the Twin Peak Lookout site onGreen Diamond Resources and Grays Harbor County Timbelands forest roads and lands.
JULY 13, 2019. Led a six-mile round-trip hike approaching the Arctic Lookout site. We hiked Hancock Timber Management road to a Rayonier Timber Company gate in the North River valley.
APRIL 3, 17, 23; May 21, 2017. Presented an introductory class on Western Washington wildflowers at the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Olympia, WA. Two classroom sessions were followed by field trips in the Lake Sylvia State Park and on the Congregation’s grounds.
OCTOBER 3, 2016. Showed and talked about my “TRAVELS IN ICELAND” to the Olympia area PEO club? at Panorama, Lacey, WA.
EACH YEAR: Donate two hikes to fire lookouts or fire lookout sites in the Puget Sound Region, through the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation annual auction. Sites visited in the last few years include: Pinnacle Peak Lookout site (King County), Sunrise Lookout (Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest), Mount Zion Lookout site (Olympic National Forest), Blue Mountain Lookout site (Olympic National Park), Tolmie Peak Lookout (Mount Rainier National Park).