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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    8/8/2009 City / State: ISSAQUAH, WA Event Type: Walk Event ID: 82646 Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - Description: Walk on paved path through the
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 7, 2009
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      8/8/2009
      City / State: ISSAQUAH, WA
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 82646
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km -
      Description: Walk on paved path through the Issaquah Public Market at
      Pickering Barn and Lake Sammamish State Park. Suitable for strollers.
      Not suitable for wheelchairs.
      Special Classifications: America's Gardens, Courthouses, State Parks
      Start Times: 9 am - noon
      Location: PICKERING BARN
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 1730 10TH AVE NW, ISSAQUAH WA
      I-90: Exit #15. EASTBOUND LEFT/WESTBOUND RIGHT on SR900W/17th Ave NW.
      Angle RIGHT on NW Sammamish Rd. RIGHT on 10th Ave NW to Red Barn east of
      Costco. Follow Volkssport signs to parking.
      Host Club: Northwest Striders
      Contact: Dick O'Connor (425) 746-9641

      8/13/2009
      City / State: Vancouver, WA
      Event Name: Going to the Concert.
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 84002
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km &10km rated 1 - 1
      Description: After a stroll of your choice (5 or 10 km) thru old and
      new Vancouver, you come to the first park in Washington. Enjoy the
      concert at the band shell under the towering old trees at Esther Short
      Park starting at 6 pm.
      Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 5 km, 4 -5 pm, 10km, 3 - 4 pm
      Location: Esther Short Park
      Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-5 North bound, Exit 1B to 6th
      St., park is on Right after Columbia. From I-5 South bound, Exit 1C,
      Right on 15th St., Left on Columbia, to 6th St. Park is on Right
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Various restaurants and a Starbucks are close by.
      Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
      Contact: Hope Rolland (360) 571-0316
      Website: www.VancouverUSAVolkssporters.org
      E-Mail Contact: smchope@...

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      8/15/2009
      City / State: Seattle, WA
      Event Name: Northgate and Green Lake
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83788
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 11 K, 6 K - 1+
      Description: Walk on sidewalks from Northgate Mall passing through
      peaceful residential neighborhoods to a favorite park of Seattle walkers
      and their dogs--Green Lake. The 6 K walk will head back to the Mall,
      with a charming private duck sanctuary on the route. 11 K walkers will
      join those who are enjoying Green Lake on the paved trail around the
      lake before returning past the duck sanctuary to the Mall. Washington
      State Challenges: All Clubs, Art: Fountains/Artwork
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: America's Gardens, Artistic Heritage, Authors
      and Literary Landmarks
      Start Times: 7:00 am-8:30 am. Finish by 11am
      Location: Northgate Mall Food Court
      Start Point / Driving Directions: I-5: Exit #173 (Northgate Way/1st
      Ave. NE) NORTHBOUND RIGHT at stoplight onto 1st Ave. NE. LEFT on NE
      103rd St. Just after multi-level parking garage, LEFT into Northgate
      Mall. LEFT around parking garage to garage entrance to park. Skybridge
      to start of walk is on Level 3. SOUTHBOUND RIGHT at stoplight onto
      Northgate Way. RIGHT on 1st Ave. NE. and follow northbound directions.
      Bus routes: www.Tripplanner.KingCounty.gov or call 206.553.3000.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: ESVA quarterly meeting at 1 pm in the Northgate Branch
      Library, 10548 5th Ave. NE. It is located just across 5th Ave. NE from
      the Northgate Mall entrance to Macy's.
      Pets are welcome, but not in buildings. Pet cleanup rules apply.
      Host Club: FS Family Wanderers
      Contact: Linda Ellingboe (206) 789-4796
      Website: www.ava.org/clubs/FSFamilyWanderers
      E-Mail Contact: VolkssporterWA@...

      8/22/2009
      City / State: Ridgefield, WA
      Event Name: Ridgefield Centennial Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 82373
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k - 3
      Description: TRAIL: (3)- 10km (2)- 5km The 5km will include older
      neighborhoods, historic homes including the elegant Shobert house and
      two historic churches, downtown and new overlook view of refuge. In
      addition, 10km walk will include new, partially-wooded trails behind
      Abrams Park, upscale neighborhoods and panoramic views of valley. Enjoy
      events: Live entertainment, food, historic cemetery tour, antique cars,
      local artists’ exhibit & sale, children’s games and numerous other
      activities. Strollers may be difficult on 10km. No wheelchairs.
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 9:00AM - 1:00PM Finish by 4:00PM
      Location: Abrams Park
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 701 Division St. - Ridgefield, WA.
      DIRECTIONS: From I-5: Exit #14, (Ridgefield/Pioneer Street). Northbound
      left/Southbound right at end of ramp onto Pioneer Street. Upon entering
      Ridgefield, turn Right on 5th Avenue, then Right on Division Street to
      entrance of Abrams Park.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Water and restrooms available at start/finish and on route.
      Pets are permitted but NOT in building(s). Owners are responsible for
      leash and clean up laws.
      Host Club: All Weather Walkers
      Contact: Leah Riedel (360) 687-9261
      Website: www.allweatherwalkers.org
      E-Mail Contact: riedel@...

      8/22/2009
      City / State: Mead, WA
      Event Name: North Spokane Corridor Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83757
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 6k, 14k - 2+
      Description: Ribbon cutting ceremony for the long awaited North South
      Spokane Corridor connecting I-90 to 395 North will be conducted at 1 pm
      on the Saturday Augest 22 2009. The North Spokane Corridor Walk
      Volkssport Event will take place starting at 6am and off the trail 12
      noon for the ribbon cutting. Walk on the new, to be opened hi-way before
      traffic is allowed on the Hiway. The Ribbon cutting location is a 6k out
      and back. Start Point to the Francis entry ramp is a 14 k out and back
      on the new connecter passing the Ribbon Cutting location.
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Cemetery Stroll, Railroad Heritage
      Start Times: 6am to 8am
      Location: Farwell Road Corridor Entry Ramp
      Start Point / Driving Directions: East Bound and West Bound I-90 take
      Exit 281, Hi-way's 2 and 395 North. Keep right at the Y follow Hi-way 2,
      Newport/Hiway to Farwell Road turn right, follow Farwell to start point.
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: WA State Challenges. 39 Counties, All Clubs
      Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Contact: Allan G. Heritage (509) 465-2690
      Website: lilaccityvolks.org
      E-Mail Contact: agheritage@...

      8/29/2009 - 8/30/2009
      City / State: Satsop, Washington, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83989
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K -
      Start Times:
      Location: Satsop Development Park
      Host Club: Sea-Tac Volkssports Club
      Contact: Dorman Batson (253) 838-3554
      Website: www.ava.org
      E-Mail Contact: dlbatsonfedwy@...

      8/29/2009 - 8/30/2009
      City / State: Satsop, Washington, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83919
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K, 10K -
      Location: Satsop Development Park walk starts in one of the cooling
      tower structures at the park
      Host Club: Sea-Tac Volkssports Club
      Contact: Dorm Batson (253) 838-3554
      Website: www.esva.org
      E-Mail Contact: dlbatson@...

      9/5/2009
      City / State: Seattle, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 81651
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K -
      Description: We will honor Labor Day and American workers with a walk
      through the industrial areas of Harbor Island and West Seattle. An award
      designed by Dorm Batson will feature a territorial view framed by the
      underbelly of the West Seattle Bridge. 30 available; no reorder. $8.00
      includes award and credit. Credit $3.00. Free walkers okay but must
      register at start point. Preregistration by August 31st to David Madsen,
      1112 NW 61st Street, Seattle, WA 98107.
      Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times:
      Location: West Seattle Corporate Center Development Services of America
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 4025 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
      Contact: Mike Nagan (206) 935-3225
      Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
      E-Mail Contact: m.nagan@...
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    • Wendy Bumgardner
      9/28/2013 City / State: Issaquah, WA Event Name: Autumn in Issaquah Highlands Event Type: Walk Event ID: 95768 Distance - Trail Ratings:
      Message 2 of 4 , Sep 26, 2013
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        9/28/2013
        City / State: Issaquah, WA
        Event Name: Autumn in Issaquah Highlands
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 95768
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 6K/10K/14K - 2B
        Description: Enjoy early fall in the Highlands. We will start our
        walk at the picnic shelter in Central Park in the Issaquah Highlands.
        Beautiful walk on trails and sidewalks through the villages and parks of
        the Highlands. Grand views along the walk. Surface paved for about 2/3.
        Soft groomed trail for 1/3.
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
        Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
        Start Times: 9:00am-12:00pm finish by 3:00pm
        Location: Issaquah Highlands Central Park
        Start Point / Driving Directions: 1907 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA
        From I-90 Eastbound take exit 18. Keep left at the fork to merge to
        Highlands Dr NE. Right on NE Federal Dr. Keep right at the fork to NE
        Park Dr. Turn right into Central Park. Right at College Way down the
        hill to the parking lot of Grand View School. After parking walk up the
        hill and cross Park Dr. RIGHT then LEFT to Picnic Shelter for walk
        start. There is very limited parking in the lot adjacent to the Picnic
        Shelter
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments:
        Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
        Contact: Sharon Moats (425) 235-0528
        Website: www.interlakentrailblazers.org
        E-Mail Contact: atthepond3@...

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        10/4/2013 - 10/6/2013
        City / State: Snoqualmie Pass, WA
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        Event Name: Granite Mountain Trail
        Event Type: Walk Event ID: 95381
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km - 4D
        Description: Hike Granite Mt Trail on well maintained dirt trails
        switchbacking through thick forest and out onto the open crossing
        avalanche slopes to reach the ridge top and broad views of Mt Rainier,
        Stuart, Glacier, Baker, and the backbone of the Cascade Mountain Rainge.
        From the ridge climb up over large boulders to the summit lookout @
        5,629 feet.
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: No
        Start Times: 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon
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        Event Name: Masson Lake/Mt Defiance trail
        Event Type: Walk Event ID: 95382
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/16.6km - 5D
        Description: Hike on old road on the Ira Spring Trail to Bandera
        Junction. Continue on less strenuous climb into Alpine Lakes Wilderness
        on trail down to Masson Lake and over a short divide and switch-back
        through heavy forest onto south slope of Mt Defiance with views of Mt
        Rainier, Mt Adams, Bandera Mountain and Masson Lake. Traverse across
        open slope where trail goes around corner to plunge back into forest
        finding an unmarked narrow trail that leads straight up the west flank
        of Mt Defiance to the summit. elevation gain is 3,564 feet in 8.3km out
        and back, 1,800 feet in 5.1km out and back
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: No
        Start Times: 7:00am (according to AVA site)
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        Event Name: Snow Lake Trail
        Event Type: Walk Event ID: 95383
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 10.8km/14.2km - 2D
        Description: Snow Lake Trail: Start hike walking up log steps to
        rocky trail that traverses the hillside across avalanche chutes and
        ascends through a huge mountain hemlock forest, across talus fields to
        reach the Source Lake overlook junction. Take round-trip spur across
        rock slopes to view the source of the South Fork Snoqualmie River.
        Return to main trail and continue following switch-backs up along a
        sometimes rocky trail to log steps to cross into Alpine Lakes Wilderness
        boundary crossing over onto the lip of Snow Lake basin and begin to
        descend. Visible through the trees, the lake lies beyond a talus field,
        the ruins of a stone walled cabin, waterfall and pool. Elevation gain is
        1,644 feet for 7.1km out and back, 1,000 feet for 5.4km out and back.
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: No
        Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
        Start Times: 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon
        ==
        Event Name: Kendall Katwalk Trail
        Event Type: Walk Event ID: 95384
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 13.3km/18.4km - 3D
        Description: Hike on well-maintained trail with reputation of best
        day hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. Kendal Katwalk, a natural bridge or
        saddle located 5.5 miles up the trail between Kendal Peak and Red
        Mountain. Follow rocky trail switchbacks that meander across ancient
        rock slides, through towering forest, alongside sloping clefts, past
        spectacular views of Red Mountain, Granite Mountain, Snoqualmie Pass and
        Mt Rainier to aBove treeline, and around a prominent rock point to the
        back side of Kendal Mountain to the Katwalk. Elevation gain is 2,300
        feet for 9.2km out and back, 1,800 feet for 6.6km out and back.
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
        Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
        Start Times: 7:00am (according to AVA site)
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        Location: Summit Inn @ Snoqualmie Pass, 603 SR 906, Snoqualmie,
        Washington/Dirty Harry's Peak Trail
        Start Point / Driving Directions: I-90 EASTBOUND: Exit #47, to RIGHT
        on SR906 to Summit Inn on LEFT.
        I-90 WESTBOUND: Exit #52 to RIGHT then LEFT AT "T" to SR906. RIGHT to
        Summit Inn on RIGHT side of SR906.
        Awards & Fees: A Award
        Comments: Register at the Summit Inn and drive to trail-head start.
        Pets must be on leash at all times on trail.
        Washington State Discovery Pass required.
        Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
        Contact: Batson, Dorman (253) 517-9634
        Website: http://fourplushikers.org/upcoming_index_files/Page401.htm
        E-Mail Contact: dlbatsonfedwy@...

        10/5/2013
        City / State: Spokane, WA
        Event Name: Volkswalk with "Walk to End Alzheimer's"
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 96287
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k 10k - 1A
        Description: Walk is with the Inland Northwest Alzheimer's
        Association's "Walk to End Alzheimer's". The 5 K route is their walk and
        is an out oand back on the Centennial Trail along the Spokane River. For
        those wishing to complete 10K the LCVA will have an extension of the
        route in the gonzaga University area before rejoining the 5 K back to
        the start/finish.
        Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Programs: Walking America's Trails
        Start Times: 10:00 am
        Location: Riverfront Park North Bank Shelter
        Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-90 follow the signs to
        Riverfront Park. Parking can be found near the Veteran's Arena and the
        Civic Theater (Boone and Howard) and along city streets. The North Bank
        Shelter is at the north end of the Blue Bridge east of the Flour Mill.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: Registration will be available from 8:00-9:45 am at which
        time the participants will join other walkers for the opening ceremonies
        for the "Walk to End Alzheimer's." The trail will open at 10:00 am. All
        record keeping will occur at the time of registration. In addition to
        the IVV/AVA registration process ALL participants must also register
        on-line for the "Walk to End Alzheimer's" at http://act.alz.org/Spokane.
        Though not required all participants are encouraged to contribute to
        this great cause. A map of Riverfront Park can be found on-line.
        Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
        Contact: Allan Heritage (509) 465-2690
        Website: lilaccityvolks.com
        E-Mail Contact: agheritage@...

        10/5/2013
        City / State: Fort Lewis, WA
        Event Name: JBLM OKTOBERFEST 2013
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 95951
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km/10km - 1A
        Description: New route. Walk through Fort Lewis housing area, past
        Gray Army Airfield, to the Fort Lewis Museum and return. Walk is on
        sidewalks and other paved surfaces. Credit only $3. Free participants
        are welcome but all must register, carry, and return a Start Card.
        Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
        Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
        Start Times: 9:00a.m to 1:00p.m. Finish by 4:00p.m.
        Location: JBLM/Joint Base Lewis McChord/Ft. Lewis Reservation
        Start Point / Driving Directions: I-5 Northbound and Southbound take
        Exit 121. Pass through Ft. Lewis main gate. Continue on 41st Division
        Drive, through 3 traffic lights. Turn RIGHT on Liggett Avenue to the
        First traffic light, then LEFT behind the bowling alley. Look for the
        BIG WHITE TENT, which is the Start/Finish.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: Water and restrooms at Start/Finish and Control Point.
        Pets permitted, but NOT in buildings. Owners are responsible for leash
        and clean-up laws. Start/Finish is located in tent at the site of the
        Oktoberfest. German food, beer, and Oomph band music will be there for
        all to enjoy.
        Non-military will be sent a vehicle pass to enter JBLM, upon request.
        Email your First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name and Date of Birth to
        the following by Sept 19, 2013. A pass will be sent to you. EMAIL:
        gloria.h.tomczewski.naf@...
        Host Club: Evergreen Wanderers
        Contact: Chuck Repik (253) 582-7474
        Website: evergreenwanderers.homestead.com
        E-Mail Contact: crepik@...

        10/12/2013
        City / State: Cashmere, WA
        Event Name: Honoring Bavarian Volkssport Assoc
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 96293
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 6K/10K - 1B
        Description: Honoring Bavarian Volkssport Assocation. Enjoy a walk
        through the town of Cashmere, WA. Cashmere is located in the
        geographical center of the state of WA. This "American small town" is
        noted as "Tree City USA". Be sure to stop for samples at the Aplets and
        Cotlets factory.
        Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
        Start Times: 9:00am-12:00pm finish by 3:00pm
        Location: American Legion Hall
        Start Point / Driving Directions: 401 Sunset Hwy. From US2: Exit
        onto Aplets Way. Continue .4 mi to Sunset Way. RIGHT on Sunset Way.
        American Legion Hall is on your left.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: Bavarian Volkssport Association is ending as a club the
        end of this year. Many of the seasonal walks in Wenatchee and
        Leavenworth are still open for your enjoyment. Yakima Valley Sun
        Striders will be continuing some of these walks. Come for the weekend
        and enjoy the fall and walking in Central Washington.
        Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
        Contact: Sharon Moats (425) 235-0528
        Website: www.interlakentrailblazers.org
        E-Mail Contact: atthepond3@...

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