Adventure Speaker Series: Craig Romano - Day Hiking the Central Cascades (new edition 2023)

Adventure Speaker Series: Craig Romano - Day Hiking the Central Cascades (new edition 2023)

Come take a slideshow hiking tour of Washington’s breathtaking Central Cascades with award winning guidebook author Craig Romano. Drawing from his newly released Second Edition Day Hiking Central Cascades (Mountaineers Books); Craig will introduce you to a diverse array of trails along the Stevens Pass US 2 corridor, the Icicle River Valley, Lake Wenatchee area, Blewett Pass, Wenatchee foothills, lightly-hiked Entiat River Valley, and Lake Chelan area including the remote Stehekin Valley.
29 ( 90 capacity)

Craig hiked more than 2000 miles researching this book from easy nature trails to wilderness romps. This all new completely revised, and updated volume contains 136 hikes, including many found in no other guidebooks. Many of the hikes from the previous edition have been greatly expanded providing for even more hiking opportunities.

Romano is one of the most prolific trails writers in the Northwest having penned more than two dozen 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. He has hiked more than 32,000 miles in Washington State alone.  He is also an avid runner and has completed more than 40 marathons and ultra runs including the White River 50 mile Adventure Run.

Please RSVP for this event using the button at right. Non-members are welcome to sign up as a guest. Meeting changes are possible, so RSVP to receive updates.

  • 6:00 - Doors open. Meet the Mountaineers, check out our Mountaineer library, watch the audiovisual presentation, and pick up pamphlets on membership, activities, and classes.
  • 6:45 - Branch announcements of upcoming classes and events.
  • 7:00 - The speaker starts promptly at 7:00 pm. Arrive earlier for parking and seating.
Olympia Friends Meeting
3201 Boston Harbor Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506