9/20-21: 1st Annual North Cascades Rendezvous and CampoutFirst Annual North Cascades Rendezvous & Campout!
Sat.-Sun., September 20-21, 2008
Newhalem Campground, North Cascades National Park
You are invited to experience the beauty of the North Cascades and meet some of your friends in the Washington conservation community. Hear the story behind the efforts to preserve this amazing place. Participate in a trip down the Wild and Scenic designated Skagit River and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act or hike up one of the region's pristine valleys.
* Blue Sky Outfitters "Wild & Scenic Act 40th Anniversary Skagit River" raft trip (Pre-registration required, $25 fee)
* Guided hikes (easy/moderate/hard)
* Free food and drinks (Sat. dinner, Sun. breakfast)
* Overnight campout
* Dinner presentation by author Ken Wilcox
* Evening campfire and much more!
Newhalem Creek Campground is located 14 miles east of Marblemount on Hwy 20. All outings (hikes/river trip) leave from Newhalem Campground promptly at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 20th. This event happens rain or shine.
If you are interested in participating in the Skagit River raft trip, pre-registration is required.
Please bring a bag lunch for Saturday
Please bring proper gear and apparel for outings and campout
SPACE IS LIMITED! For more information and to RSVP by September 13th please contact Ben Greuel at firstname.lastname@example.org, 206.378.0114 x 319, or go to www.cascade.sierraclub.org/events.
Partnering organizations: American Rivers, American Whitewater, Blue Sky Outfitters, North Cascades Conservation Council, Sierra Club Cascade Chapter, The Mountaineers