REGISTRATION: Opens 1 week prior to event.
DESCRIPTION: The Alameda hills in full spring bloom. There's no Portland neighborhood more beautiful at this time of year. And oh those views. plus vintage homes. This walk has been carefully curated and well tested to take full advantage of this special neighborhood high in the northeast hills above the city core.
DISTANCE: 6 miles.
ROUTE MAP: In Process: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1c1Ih_4tY9LzwTRJVv_BhUQHiIV0Hj2CH&usp=sharing
LAUNCH TIME: Please arrive by 9:30 a.m. for sign-in and intros. We'll head out at 10:00 a.m. sharp.
PHOTO GALLERY: Click any photo below to see a selection of photos.
SAFETY & COMMUNITY
For safety and community, we now require first and last name, your photo, email address, and neighborhood. Please review your Meetup membership profile and make sure the required info is there. If you are unwilling to be known, this is not the group for you. Thanks for helping us make these events open, engaging, and fun!
NEW RULES: COURTESY, FAIRNESS, NO SHOWS & GATE CRASHING
If you register for a meetup and later discover that you are unable to attend, you MUST unregister AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE of the meetup. Failure to UNREGISTER AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE will result in a NO-SHOW, regardless of circumstance.
After each instance of no-show, affected members will be moved to the Wait List for their following registered event, if it fills to capacity. And then moved back to the Going List if space becomes available.
Membership in this group may be discontinued after multiple no-shows.
If you are not registered for an event, YOU MAY NOT ATTEND--except by special permission of the group leader. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Thank you for honoring safety and fairness to other participants and our time and effort in organizing these events. We sincerely appreciate your interest and participation.
TRANSPORTATION, PARKING & START TIME
Advance determination of transportation and parking options is the responsibility of each participant. Be sure to allow plenty of time to get to the start location and park by 9:30. We leave promptly at 10:00 a.m.
Three apps you may find useful:
* Parking Kitty (pay in advance and extend time from iPhone): https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/73554
* Portland Parking (reserve space in advance): https://parking.com/portland/
* ParkMe (current lot hourly rates and availability): https://www.parkme.com/portland-or-parking
FITNESS LEVEL: Expect a moderate 3-mile-an-hour (20-minute mile) pace for this city walk on sidewalks, with several hills and stair climbs, some of which are uneven and in need of repair.
ATTIRE: Sturdy walking/running shoes, compact umbrella, and layered clothing appropriate for the weather. Plus, anything else you need to survive 3 hours stomping city sidewalks and reasonably well-maintained trails (water, energy bar, chapstick, lightweight backpack, adventurous spirit, great sense of humor, etc.).
GUESTS: Yes, of course, you may bring a guest. However, all participants must be registered. Thank you!
For ongoing discussion on current and upcoming walks, check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pdxwomenwhowalk
LIABILITY WAIVER: I'm not a professional walking guide or fitness professional. Although most of this walk is on city sidewalks, Portland sidewalks can be broken and uneven in places. Appropriate walking shoes and caution are always advised. By attending this Women Who Walk event, you assume all risks and liabilities. Event coordinators do not assume any liability if an accident occurs. By registering for this event, you agree to these terms.