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Oregon: Chinook Trail Thru Hike

Join Thru-Hiker and Trail Ambassador Whitney "Allgood" LaRuffa for a presentation on the first Thru-Hike of the Chinook Trail, a conceptual hike that will encircle 300 miles of trail in the Columbia River Gorge. What began as a vision in 1986, the Chinook Trail is a 300+ mile route that covers the high country of the Columbia River Gorge in both Washington and Oregon. LaRuffa's trek began in Moulton Falls Park in Yacolt, WA, headed east to Maryhill, WA then crossed the Columbia River and walked back West to Angel's Rest. LaRuffa will share planning and preparation for a long-distance hike as well as photos and details about this new, local long-distance trail.  
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Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassadors Whitney LaRuffa, Ryan Silva, and Liz Thomas

Hiker Trash Nation: ALDHA-West Gathering 2013

On the last weekend in September this year, hiker trash from around the country gathered in Nevada City, CA for the 20th annual ALDHA-West Gathering. The weekend was like a family reunion except this is one you actually look forward to going to. Sure there might still be that one guy who reminds you of […]

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