Adventure Speaker Series- Olympia to Skagway by Kayak!

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014 - Please join Pat O'Connor as he shares stories with pictures of his kayak paddle from Olympia, WA to Skagway, Alaska. His. photographs of marine life, scenery and animals are extraordinary. On 13 May 2012, Pat and his traveling partner Tom Jordin departed from Olympia on a 1500 mile voyage which ended 78 days later in Skagway. After completing the paddle Pat and Tom spend another 5 days to hike over the famous Chilkoot Trail of 1898 which led to the Klondike gold fields in the Yukon Territory of Canada. They returned back to Bellingham by the Alaska State Ferry on 10 August.

Who: All members and anyone interested in learning more about the Mountaineers are welcome.

What: The Monthly Adventure Speaker Presentation and Potluck. Bring a dish to share, your own plate and flatware. No paper tossing at our potlucks!

Where: Friends Meeting House, 3201 Boston Harbor Road. (From I-5, Plum Street, head north, left side, next to Priest Point Park)

When: The first Wednesday of the Month, September to May (excluding November), at 6:00 PM for a shared potluck and socializing hour, followed by an Outdoor Adventure Presentation at 7:00 PM

Why: Meet your fellow Mountaineers, share ideas, learn about others’ escapades and adventures, and connect with our great community of outdoor enthusiasts. (Librarian Maxine Dunkelman will have a selection of books available for checkout to Mountaineer Club members. Contact her at [masked] if you have special requests.)

Activity Chair Carolyn Burreson

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