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Day Hike - Columbia River Gorge East (WA) - Spring Wildflowers

Columbia River Gorge East (WA) - Spring Wildflowers

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8:00 AM at Trailhead TBD
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TRIP RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 7-8 DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. POSSIBLE SECOND TRIP MAY BE ADDED IN EARLY MAY.

HOOD RIVER - WEEKEND WEATHER FORECAST:
http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/hood-river-or/97031/weekend-weather/335259

BEFORE YOU REGISTER:
Read descriptions, trail links, hike distances and gains. You should be comfortable hiking the daily trail expectations. Pace is leisurely to slow, with photo stops.

HIKES PLANNED FOR WEEKEND: will include trails in Catherine Creek area & Tom McCall Preserve.

Trail descriptions & topos:
Tom McCall Point, nr Mosier,OR (possible alternate to Lyle Cherry Orchard): http://web.oregon.com/hiking/mccall_preserve.cfm

Catherine Cr Universal trail: http://www.nwhiker.com/CGNSAHike57.html

Catherine Crk Arch: http://www.nwhiker.com/CGNSAHike52.html

Catherine Crk Labyrinth: http://www.nwhiker.com/CGNSAHike64.html

Friday & Saturday evening accommodations: Leader has list of recommended accommodations. Camp at nearby state park (OR side), KOA cabins/tenting/RV(Cascade Locks), hostel (Bingen), or motel (Hood River, Bingen, Lyle).

Photos of Catherine Creek:
http://adamschneider.net/photos/2006-04-cc/
http://science.halleyhosting.com/nature/bloomtime/egorge/09/7.htm
http://www.pnwflowers.com/photos/april/030414Gorge

Photos of Tom McCall Preserve:
http://adamschneider.net/photos/2007-04-tmp/ Hood River weather forecast:
http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/hood-river-or/97031/april-weather/335259
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