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Coyote Wall, Columbia Gorge.
This is a spring loop trip in the Coyote Wall area. Early wild flowers could be in abundance depending on the early spring conditions. Any trip on Coyote Wall also affords great views of the Columbia River Gorge area. Grass Widows should be in bloom along with other early species. There are several loops in the Coyote Wall area, about the same or less than the stated trip details. One slightly different trip starts at Coyote Wall and ends at Catherine Creek. However, this trip would require two cars. We will decide on which trip to do depending on the desire of the participants. We will pick a nice spot for lunch. The gorge area can experience windy and/or rain squall conditions so bring along wind/rain gear. The Gorge has poison oak in some areas. We will try to avoid those areas. But if you have a severe reaction to poison oak this probably is not the trip for you. Call to pre-register and for departure time. Meet in the NW corner of Roth's parking lot on Portland Rd.
Hiking Distance: 7 miles RT.
Elevation Gain: 1800 feet.
Driving Distance: 220 miles RT.
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The Trip Leader is the event coordinator. The Trip Leader has the final say over who may participate in the event.
Hiking Trip Ratings:
EASY: Maximum of 5 miles round trip, elevation gain less than 1000 feet
MÉDIUM: 6-10 miles round trip, elevation gain 1000-2000 feet
HARD: Long, difficult, and strenuous
To reimburse drivers for vehicle operation costs, the suggested donation by passengers is $0.10 per mile per person to the driver.