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      WalkWashington sponsors - Specials after this weekend's events
      About Walking http://walking.about.com
      Walking Adventures International http://www.walkingadventures.com/
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      7/8/2006 - Walk
      Event Number : 74335 10km rated moderate 2
      Start : Penrose Point State Park, Lakebay.
      Event City: Lakebay
      Start 8 am - 1 pm.
      Host Club : Key Peninsula Volkssport
      Write for more information to:
      1604 Von Geldern Cove Rd KPN
      Lakebay, WA 98349
      Contact : Hugh McMillan, (253) 884 - 3319
      E-Mail: hmcmnp1000@...
      Club Website: www.keypen.com

      July 8 & 9, 2006 Capitol Volkssport Club - Olympia, WA
      Two "Water Walks" are being offered in Washington's beautiful capitol on
      8 and 9 July. The Capitol to Sound trail, rated 1+, takes you around
      the Capitol, around Capitol Lake, around the waterfront, by the Farmers
      Market and through a festival, and through downtown Olympia. The 5K
      option goes along the waterfront and through downtown Olympia and around
      the Capitol grounds.
      The Olympia Town and Garden Walk, also rated 1+, goes along the
      waterfront, through the Farmers Market and a festival, through downtown
      Olympia, through the Japanese Garden, and around the Capitol grounds.
      When you finish the two events from the Capitol start, then there are
      two YRE's offered in town. In addition, there are a couple others
      nearby. Check the club website at
      http://www.geocities.com/buddbayy/Index.html for directions to start points.
      WA Challenge: Thurston County, Festivals, Downtown, Lakes, Bridges,
      Ocean, Mountains
      Start Location: Capitol Building, Capitol Campus, Olympia, WA
      Sat. Start and Finish Times: 8-1 start; finish by 4
      Sun. Start and Finish Times: 9-12 start; finish by 3
      Misc: Pets are welcome, but not in buildings. Owners are responsible
      for obeying leash and cleanup laws.
      Point of Contact: Susan Berry at (360) 491-7266 or lsberry@...
      Driving Directions: From I-5 North or Southbound, take exit 105.
      Follow "State Capitol" signs to the Capitol Campus. The start is at the
      North Entrance of the State Capitol Building. Ample free parking on
      campus, at the visitors' center and on city streets.
      http://www.geocities.com/buddbayy/WaterWalks.html

      7/9/2006
      City and State: Mill Creek WA
      Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
      Distance and Trail Rating: 5 Km, 10 Km 1+
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Greater Mill Creek Senior
      Center, 600 128th St, S.E., Everett, WA 98208 From I 405 North or South
      take Exit 26 (SR 527-Bothell/Mill Creek) Northbound turn right at
      stoplight; Southbound turn left - onto Bothell-Everett Hwy. Follow signs
      to Mill Creek (about 6 miles). Turn left on Dumas Road at stoplight.
      Turn left on Park Road. Left at Senior Center Sign. Parking is on right
      just before Senior Center at the McCollum Park Park and Ride.
      Event Description: 5Km Rating 1; 10Km Rating 1+. 5Km walk is on paved
      trails including North Creek Trail through woods and wetlands as well as
      sidewalks to the city center site of the Mill Creek Festival. 10-Km also
      includes walking through residential neighborhoods, over Mill Creek,
      past the Mill Creek Sports Park and through the city center including
      the many shops and eateries in the ever expanding Mill Creek Town
      Center, site of Mill Creek Festival. Trail is rated a + due to one long
      gradual hill up Mill Creek Blvd. Restrooms are available at
      Start/Finish, Central Market in Town Center and at the Festival.
      Start Times: 9 AM - 1PM
      Contact: Sue Black , (425 ) 747 - 3484
      Event Website: www.ava.org/clubs/interlaken
      E-Mail Contact: scblack@...
      Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Strollers: hard Wheelchairs: hard Pets: Yes Restrooms: Yes

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      two distinct and powerfully significant areas of China: Beijing & the
      Great Wall (4 IVV walks) and Xi'an & the Yangtze River (2 IVV walks).
      Experience these regions of China separately or combine them into one,
      unforgettable 13-day Asian Adventure! October 13 - 25, 2006. Call
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      Daffodil Valley Walkin' Wednesdays
      Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association will be hosting group walks 9 am
      on Wednesday mornings during July and August. We will walk Year-Round
      Events and then have lunch. If you are interested in joining us, you
      are more than welcome. Questions? Call Carolyn at (253) 845-6592 or
      e-mail her at jcwarhol@...
      WALK, WALK, TALK, WALK, WALK, EAT
      Meeting time: 9 a.m.
      Meeting place: At the actual start of the walk.
      July 5-Dupont (Sign in at Dupont Store/76 Station)
      July 12-Tacoma, Ruston Way Walk (Sign in at Spar Coffee Bar and Café)
      July 19-Puyallup (Sign in at Safeway on Main St.)
      July 26-Enumclaw (Sign in at Best Western Park Center Hotel)
      August 2-Greenwater (Sign in at Wapiti Woolies-drive to start)
      August 9-University Place (Sign in at Forza Coffee Co.)
      August 16-Buckley (Sign in at Arrow Lumber-drive to start)
      August 23-Yelm (Sign in Safeway Store)
      August 30-Tacoma, Point Defiance Park (Sign in at Boathouse Marina &
      Tackle Shop)

      7/15/2006 - Walk
      Event Number : 73130 10k, 5k
      Start : Sontag Park
      Event City: Spokane
      Host Club : Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Write for more information to:
      3324 E. 15th
      Spokane, WA 99223
      Contact : Larry Charneski, (509) 535 - 2364
      E-Mail: lewapplegate@...

      Northwest Regional Conference, July 20-23, 2006 Seaside, Oregon
      http://www.walkoregon.org/conf06.htm
      Events: Open July 20-23, 2006
      NW06-73818 Ecola Park to Tillamook Head and Return
      This walk starts at Ecola Park. There is a $3.00 day use fee. It starts
      at Ecola Park and visits the overlook and you can see what Clark and
      Sacajawea saw when they went to Cannon Beach to see the whale. You will
      go first to Indian Beach. There are many roots on the trail as well as
      much short up and down. Rated 3+. From Indian Beach you will go up onto
      Tillamook Head to see a hiker camp. This gives you the best view of any
      of the Lighthouse on Tillamook Rock. Ascend the Head on a service road
      but descend on a natural trail. The trail takes you back to Indian Beach
      and return over the same trail to Ecola Park. As you return to Ecola
      Park, you will get an idea what Clark and party saw.
      NW06-73817 Seaside to Tillamook Head and Return
      Drive past the Seaside Cove up to the trail head. Rated 3. This is
      natural trail that zigzags to the top of Tillamook Head. Route turns
      around at the Elmer Feldenheimer Forest Preserve. All natural trail. The
      hair pin turns take you through deep forest. Although Clark and party
      started to Cannon Beach via the beach, they had to scale Tillamook Head
      (presumably because of the tide). Walk will go to Clark’s lookout point,
      where they reputedly finished their ascent of Tillamook Head.
      NW06-73822 Fort to Sea Trail
      This is the approximate route that the Clark party took to go to Seaside
      where they set up camp to boil water for salt. This walk is a one-way
      walk. You MUST car pool. There are two ways to accomplish this. You can
      drive to the Fred Meyer store in Warrenton and then car pool to Ft
      Clatsop. At the end of the walk at Sunset Beach, you can catch a county
      bus back to Fred Meyer store and thus car pool back to Ft Clatsop. OR
      you can car pool by parking one car at Sunset Beach and another car at
      Ft Clatsop. When you finish the walk, ride back to Ft Clatsop. The route
      goes across a wetland on a boardwalk and into the woods to cross Clatsop
      Ridge. The route goes under Hwy 101 and then on to a sand dune trail to
      Sunset Beach. While at Ft Clatsop, visit the Interpretive Center for a
      look at the reconstructed fort and at the waterfront on the Lewis and
      Clark River where you can see canoes like the ones used by the Corps of
      Discovery.
      NW06-73819 Bike Event
      This route is flat. It starts on Fort Stevens and goes out along the
      Columbia River’s south jetty. Although this is technically not “in the
      footsteps” of Lewis and Clark, it is a good opportunity to ride along
      where it is cool and where you can see the mouth of the Columbia and the
      Pacific Ocean.
      NW06-73815 Ilwaco (Port of Ilwaco to North Head Lighthouse and return)
      The walk starts at the Pavilion at the Port of Ilwaco and goes along the
      scenic walkway with the Ilwaco fishing fleet on one side and many shops
      and restaurants on the other. The route then goes to the start of the
      Discovery Trail, a gravel trail through woods to Beard’s Hollow. From
      Beard’s Hollow the route goes to the West Wind Trail through a beautiful
      forest where you can hear the ocean roaring to the North Head
      Lighthouse. From the lighthouse, you get magnificent views of the coast
      line where the Lewis and Clark expedition first saw the Pacific. The
      return route go by the Lighthouse Keepers houses and returns to Ilwaco
      on the West Wind and Discovery Trails. You will pass the Ilwaco museum
      where a Lewis and Clark display is on exhibit and then back to the
      start/finish. Trail is rated 3+ and is 12km.
      NW06-73939 Swim Event
      This event will be held at the beach on July 21. Drive to the start
      point and wade in the surf for 300 meters (150 meters each way). Good
      way to cool off on a hot summer day.
      NW06-73940 Swim Event
      This event will be held at the beach on July 22. Drive to the start
      point and wade in the Surf for 300 meters (150 meters each way). Good
      way to cool off on a hot summer day.
      NW06-73941 Roller Skate Event
      This event will be held at the world famous Prom(enade) in Seaside.
      Drive to the start point and skate two full lengths of the Prom and
      back. Great way to see the sights and the people in Seaside.
      SOCIAL EVENTS
      Ice Cream Social (Thursday evening, July 20) : Please pick your top
      three favorite flavors of the list below. We will have the top five
      favorite flavors on hand at the Ice Cream Social. The event will be held
      at the Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside.
      ( ) Butter Pecan ( ) Chocolate Peanut Butter ( ) Just Plain Chocolate
      ( ) Marionberry ( ) Mint Chocolate Chip ( ) Oreo Cookie
      ( ) Strawberry ( ) Very Vanilla ( ) Black Walnut
      ( ) Coffee ( ) Maple Walnut ( ) Peach
      Barbecue (Friday evening, July 21) : The barbecue will be either at the
      Community Center or at the American Legion, only a short block from the
      Community Center (Well within walking distance). There will be hot dogs,
      hamburgers, and ribs.
      Sit Down Dinner (Saturday evening, July 22) - The dinner will be held at
      the American Legion. The menu consists of Prime Rib, Salmon, or a
      vegetarian dinner. Please make your choice of the above menu when you
      register.
      WORKSHOPS
      1. The Terminus of the Lewis and Clark routes : to be presented by Al Le
      Page of the Pacific Coast Trails.
      2. Volkssport Leadership : To be presented in a two to three hour
      seminar style workshop.
      Please indicate your interest in either of these two workshops.
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      Northwest Regional Conference July 20-23, 2006
      Registration Form

      Contact – OTSVA, c/o Mossback Volkssport Club, 765 North “A” Street,
      Springfield, OR 97477. All registrants will receive an award with the
      Conference. Prices: $74 per person. Make checks payable to OTSVA. You
      may register for all or any part of the events below. Questions about
      registration may be referred to Sally Ross at 541-726-7169. Registration
      must be received by July 7, 2006.

      This includes the following:
      a. ( ) Fort to Sea Walk $3.00
      b. ( ) Ilwaco $3.00
      c. ( ) Seaside to Tillamook Head $3.00
      d. ( ) Ecola Park to Tillamook Head $3.00
      e. ( ) Bike Event $3.00
      f. ( ) Roller Skate Event $3.00
      g. ( ) Swim Event (Jul 21) $3.00
      h. ( ) Swim Event (Jul 22) $3.00
      i. ( ) Ice Cream Social (Jul 20) $7.50
      j. ( ) Barbecue (Jul 21) $12.50
      k. ( ) Dinner (Jul 22) $30.00

      In addition, you may purchase a T-shirt with the Northwest Regional
      Conference 2006 logo for $10. Shirts come in two colors – stonewashed
      blue and stonewashed green. Some t-shirts will be available for sale at
      the conference. Indicate size and color:
      Color: Green( ) Blue ( )
      Size: M( ) L( ) XL( ) XXL( )

      Ice Cream choices (Select 3)
      ( )Butter Pecan ( )Chocolate Peanut Butter ( )Just Plain Chocolate
      ( )Marionberry ( )Mint Chocolate Chip ( )Oreo Cookie
      ( )Strawberry ( )Very Vanilla ( )Black Walnut
      ( )Coffee ( )Maple Walnut ( )Peach

      Barbecue choices: ( )Ribs ( )Wurst ( )Hamburger ( )Vegetarian

      Dinner choices: ( )Prime rib ( )Salmon ( )Vegetarian

      Name: ____________________________________

      Address:___________________________________

      ____________________________________

      Phone: ____________________________________

      Email: ____________________________________

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