Adventure Speaker Series.  Craig Romano: Urban Trails Seattle and Beyond

Adventure Speaker Series. Craig Romano: Urban Trails Seattle and Beyond

Olympia Mountaineers invites members and non members to join us on our eight evening socials on the first Wednesday of the month, September thru May (excluding November) The meetings are at the Friends Meeting House, 3201 Boston Harbor Rd. NE. 98506. Door opens at 5:30 pm, potluck dinner starts promptly at 6pm. Bring a dish to share, plate and flatware. Or grab a hot drink, check out our Mountaineer library, audiovisual presentation, or pick up membership, activities and class information. Branch announcements are at 6:45 and our outstanding Adventure Speaker Series starts promptly at 7pm

Craig Romano: Urban Trails: Seattle

Discover your wild backyard.  Come take a slideshow trail tour around Seattle, Renton, Kent and Vashon Island with award winning guidebook author Craig Romano. Urban Trails: Seattle focuses on the trails, parks and preserves within and around the urban and suburban areas of Seattle and South King County.  You'll also find detailed trail information for Vashon Island's beautiful parks and preserves.  Learn about trails to beaches, old growth forests, lakeshores, wildlife-rich wetlands, rolling hills, scenic vistas, historic sites, and vibrant communities.  Trails for all interests including easy or all day hikes, short or long runs, refreshing walks, and long distance trails.  Romano is one of the most prolific trails writers in the Northwest, having penned more than twenty books covering the region.  His Columbia Highlands: Exploring Washington's Last Frontier, was recognized in 2010 by Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed and State Librarian, Jan Walsh as a Washington Reads book for its contribution to Washington's cultural heritage.

And don't forget to check out Craig's south sound guidebook Urban Trails: Olympia, featuring information on Capitol State Forest, the Nisqually Delta, Harstine Island, and Shelton!