DATE: March 7, 2013,
TIME: Be at the carpool location by 8:15 for an 8:30 departure
DIFFICULTY RATING: Diffiuclt
TOTAL MILES: 10miles
ESTIMATED HIKING TIME: 6 hours, depending on party size
ELEVATION GAIN: Approximately 3,250 vertical feet
Route Description: From the Tooth Rock parking lot, hike up the road to the old Tanner Butte Trail Head. After 2.3 miles head down the unmaintained trail to Wauna Point. We may get stopped by snow at this point. If not, we will bushwhack out to the Point, which is an airy ledge, which has significant exposure. We will return the via the Tanner Butte Trail. 10 miles round trip
APPROXIMATE RETURN TIME: 4:30 PM
WEATHER FORECAST: Snow before 10am, then rain and snow. High near 39. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Bring traction devices.
PERMITS: US Forest Service Pass
$$$: Suggested donation for outing: $2.00.
CARPOOLING: RT mileage is approximately 85 miles; we suggest a mileage donation of 10 cents/mile/rider. Exact change is welcome.
Note-this is a carbon neutral outing, $.25/person from outings donation is used to offset carbon released for the trip.
Directions to Carpool: Note: This is the same place we met last week, and is not the Fred Meyers on Mill Plain and I-205. We will meet at the carpool site at the Marshall Center, 1009 East McLoughlin Blvd. Park on the west or right side of the building as you face the building, in the second row. There will be other cars in the lot, so be sure and write down my cell # below.
If you have questions about the hike or what to bring, call Mike Newsham at[masked], [masked] . This cell number will work for communication purposes on the day of the hike.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Water (min 2 liters/person)
Lunch and snacks.
Water resistant hiking boots/shoes
A water-resistant hat and gloves. Rain jacket and pants (even if sunny, ha, ha)
Two or three light layers of clothing that can be adjusted or removed as necessary
Headlamp or flashlight
Matches (stored in a water tight container in addition to matches or a butane lighter)
First aid supplies (be sure to include an extra day of any medication you are taking or might need
Fire starter (can be candles, chemical fire starter, backpack size fire logs)
$$ for gas
Gloves or mittens, sun hat
Trekking poles recommended