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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    10/8/2011 City / State: Ridgefield, WA Event Name: BirdFest and Bluegrass Walk Event Type: Walk Event ID: 89705 Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10 km - 3
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      10/8/2011
      City / State: Ridgefield, WA
      Event Name: BirdFest and Bluegrass Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 89705
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10 km - 3
      Description:
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Artistic Heritage, Firehouses, Historic
      Churches, Honoring Law Enforcement, Veteran Memorials
      Start Times: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Finish by 4:00 PM
      Location: Abrams Park
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 701 Division Street, Ridgefield, WA
      I-5: Exit #14 (Ridgefield/Pioneer St.) Northbound left/Southbound right
      at end of ramp onto Pioneer St. Upon entering Ridgefield, turn Right on
      5th Avenue, then Right on Division Street to entrance of Abrams Park.
      There is plenty of free parking.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Walk includes historic homes and churches; view of wildlife
      refuge; upscale neighborhoods and wooded trail. Birders' Marketplace,
      family activities, live entertainment and food. The 5km route, rated 2,
      features historic homes and neighborhoods through town and several
      refuge views.
      Host Club: All Weather Walkers
      Contact: Leah Riedel (360) 687-9261
      Website: www.AllWeatherWalkers.org
      E-Mail Contact: riedel@...

      10/8/2011
      City / State: Federal Way, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 90288
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 K, 10 K - 1+
      Description: Walk on gravel paths with a few moderate hills through the
      22-acre park-like Weyerhaeuser campus and then into the Rhododendron
      Species Botanical Garden. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 9:00 - noon
      Location: Weyerhaeuser Campus
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 33940 Weyerhaeuser Way S.
      Beause of construction work closing the usual parking area, the start
      and parking has been moved to the WEST Entrance to the Headquarers.
      Parking will be in the parking lot for the Rododendron Garden. I hope
      these changes do not cause a problem. Markings to the new area will be
      provided from the original start point. NOTE START TIME IS 9 AM TO 1 PM.
      Directions based on construction at I-5 and Highway 18. I-5 NORTHBOUND:
      Exit #143 (320th). Exit RIGHT on S. 320th St. Right onto Weyerhaeuser
      Way S. Follow directional signs.
      I-5 SOUTHBOUND: Exit 143. LEFT on S. 320th St. RIGHT on Weyerhaeuser Way
      S. Follow signs to designated parking lot. Only the East Gate will be open
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: CHALLENGES:
      ESVA: All Clubs, Fountains, ART, Towns, Counties,
      AVA: America’s Gardens, Walking America’s Trails, Firehouses
      Host Club: P.E.O. Pathfinders
      Contact: Dina Johnson (253) 517-8560
      Website: No Website Listed
      E-Mail Contact: dina_johnson@...

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      10/15/2011
      City / State: Seattle, WA
      Event Name: Kubota Garden walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 90104
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 K, 10 K - 3
      Description: Explore Kubota Garden, the enchanting five acre
      American-Japanese garden, at this season ablaze with autumn color. Walk
      on footpaths, street shoulders and sidewalks through the Rainier Beach
      neighborhood and along Lake Washington. A significant hill will reward
      you with a magnificent view. Our event will introduce you to hidden
      treasures in southeast Seattle. Washington State Challenges: Art:
      Artwork; Landscapes: Forest, Gorge/Valley, Mountain; Towns (10 K only):
      Bakery, Fire Station.
      Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: America's Gardens, Artistic Heritage, Firehouses
      Start Times: 9 am-1 pm
      Location: Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, 10056 Renton Ave. S., Seattle, WA
      Start Point / Driving Directions: I-5 Southbound: Take Exit 158 Boeing
      Access Road. Turn left at light. Continue straight ahead on S. Ryan Way.
      Turn left on 51st Ave. S. Take the 2nd right onto Renton Ave. S. Turn
      left on 59th Ave. S. Church is on the left.
      I-5 Northbound: Take Exit 157 for Martin Luther King Way S. and merge
      onto it. Turn right on S. Ryan Way. Continue as above. Metro bus Route 106.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Dogs are allowed on leashes, but not in buildings. Finish by 4 pm.
      Host Club: FS Family Wanderers
      Contact: Natalie Bumgardner (425) 256-5284
      Website: No Website Listed
      E-Mail Contact: Natalie.Bumgardner@...

      10/15/2011 - 10/16/2011
      City / State: Yakima, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 89363
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 12 K -
      Location: Umtanum Recreational Area
      Umtanum Ridge Walk
      START TIME: 8:00 am—Noon
      FINISH TIME: 4:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 12 km (6.4 miles)
      START LOCATION: Scenic Yakima River Canyon, 12 miles east of Ellensburg, WA
      TRAIL: (4) Walk on dirt/sandy trails and gravel Durr Wagon Road
      (National Historic Registry) with 2000 ft elevation gain up to Umtanum
      Ridge. There may be impressive views of Mount Rainier, Mount Adams, the
      Stuart Range and down into the Kittitas and Yakima valleys. Not suitable
      for strollers or wheelchairs.
      AWARD: ”B” awards available. Current event as “B” award $8.00. 2010
      awards $7.50. 2005-2009 awards $3.00.
      CHALLENGES: ESVA; All Clubs/Yakima County/ Gorges/ Valleys/Mountains
      DIRECTIONS: i-90, Exit #110 (I-82E) to exit #3 (Thrall Road). RIGHT at
      stop sign to SR821. LEFT at next stop sign onto SR821 (Yakima Canyon).
      Drive 8 miles to Umtanum camp/parking lot pullout on RIGHT between
      milepost 16 and 17.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: Must be postmarked by October 10th. Make check payable
      and mail to: Four Plus Foolhardy Folks, c/o N Stephens, 327 23rd Ave SE,
      Puyallup, WA 98372 (Use this form)
      http://www.fourplushikers.org/upcomingwalks/upcoming_index_files/Page569.htm
      Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
      Contact: Dorm Batson (253) 838-3554
      Website: www.fourplushikers.org
      E-Mail Contact: dlbatsonfedwy@...
      http://www.fourplushikers.org/upcomingwalks/upcoming_index_files/Page442.htm

      10/15/2011 - 10/16/2011
      City / State: Yakima, WA
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 89362
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K, 10K -
      Location: Umtanum Recreation Area
      Umtanum Canyon Walk
      START TIME: 8:00 am—1:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 5:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km (6.2 miles) or 5 km (3.1 miles)
      MORE INFO: Dorman Batson 253.838.3554 or e-mail
      DIRECTIONS: i-90, Exit #110 (I-82E) to exit #3 (Thrall Road). RIGHT at
      stop sign to SR821. LEFT at next stop sign onto SR821 (Yakima Canyon).
      Drive 8 miles to Umtanum camp/parking lot pullout on RIGHT between
      milepost 16 and 17.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: Must be postmarked by October 10th. Make check payable
      and mail to: Four Plus Foolhardy Folks, c/o N Stephens, 327 23rd Ave SE,
      Puyallup, WA 98372 (Use this form)
      http://www.fourplushikers.org/upcomingwalks/upcoming_index_files/Page569.htm
      TRAIL: (1+) Walk on dirt/sandy trail along and across the Umtanum Creek
      on this scenic out and back through a unique wildlife sanctuary. There
      is evidence of heavy beaver activity shown by many fallen trees. Wild
      fowl and goats may be seen in the area. Not suitable for strollers or
      wheelchairs.
      AWARD: The multi-colored 100% embroidered patch of the canyon, designed
      by Dorman Batson is $8.00. 50 available. No reorders.
      CHALLENGES: ESVA; All Clubs/Yakima County/Gorges
      Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
      Contact: Dorm Batson (253) 838-3554
      Website: www.fourplushikers.org
      E-Mail Contact: dlbatsonfedwy@...
      http://www.fourplushikers.org/upcomingwalks/upcoming_index_files/Page442.htm

      10/22/2011
      City / State: Longview, WA
      Event Name: Fall Foliage Soup Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 89707
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 km - 1
      Description: The walk will be on mostly streets and around Lake
      Sacajawea to take advantage of the fall foliage.
      Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
      Location: St Stephens Episcopal Church
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 1428 22d Ave, Longview, WA
      I-5 N or S exit 36 toward Longview. Continue to Louisiana St and turn
      RIGHT. Church is on right. On street parking.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: This event will feature the fall foliage plus home made soup
      provided by club members. Great opportunity to socialize with friends.
      Host Club: Border Crossers
      Contact: Sam Korff (503) 728-0400
      Website: longviewbordercrossers.org
      E-Mail Contact: korffs@...

      10/29/2011
      City / State: Carnation, WA
      Event Name: Trick or Treat Trek at Remlinger Farms
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 87930
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10 K - 1+
      Description: Walk on dirt and gravel trails to the Snoqualmie Valley
      River Trail, then along the river and through commercial and residential
      areas.
      Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Native American Culture
      Start Times: 9-1 Saturday only; finish by 4
      Location: Remlinger Farms, 32610 NE 32nd Carnation, WA
      Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-5/I-405: Exit onto SR 520East
      to Redmond. Take Redmond Way exit off 520 and turn RIGHT onto SR 202 at
      the light. Drive 7 1/2 miles to Tolt Hill Road. LEFT on Tolt Hill Road
      to SR 203. Cross 203 onto NE 32d. Follow signs to parking area as signed
      or directed by attendants. Star/finish is adjacent to parking lot.
      From I-90: Exit 22 (Preston/Fall City Rd). After 4 miles cross bridge
      over Snoqualmie River and turn LEFT onto SR 203. Drive 5 miles to NE
      32nd and turn RIGHT. Continue as above.
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: Come in costume and be eligible for prizes. NOTE THAT THIS IS
      A ONE DAY EVENT--SATURDAY ONLY!! Award will be the AVA National
      Volkssport Month patch designed by Dorman Batson. 30 Awards @ $6; no
      reorder possible.
      Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
      Contact: Fran Carson (425) 468-7962
      Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
      E-Mail Contact: francarson@...

      11/5/2011
      City / State: Vancouver, WA
      Event Name: Veterans' Day Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 89773
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 & 10 - 1+
      Description: The route consists of 2 loops of 5 km each. One loop goes
      through the Fort Vancouver Post Cemetery, past a school & an adjacent
      park, & though a City Park & through the Clark College campus. The
      second loop goes to the Fort Vancouver Historic site passing Officers'
      Row, the Parade Grounds, Pearson Airfield, & the restored Fort
      Vancouver. Loop 2 will also allow walkers to view the Vancouver
      Veterans' Day Parade which begins at 11:00 a.m. & follows the same loop
      as the walk route.
      Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Forts of the United States, Museums, Veteran
      Memorials
      Start Times: 9:00 a.m. to Noon, Finish by 3:00 p.m.
      Location: Veterans Administration Medical Center, Building 11, 1601 E.
      Fourth Palin Blvd.
      Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-5 in Vancouver, take Exit 1-D
      to Fourth Plain Blvd. If southbound, turn left (east) onto 4th Plain; or
      if northbound, turn right onto 4th Plain. Proceed to first traffic
      signal at St. Johns Rd. & entrance to VA Medical Center. At first
      intersection, turn right & follow road as it turns back left then ends
      at a T-intersection. The parking will be to the left, & Building 11 to
      the right.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments:
      Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
      Contact: Burt Paynter (360) 891-9411
      Website: www.vancouverusavolkssporters.org
      E-Mail Contact: walkeriii@...
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