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Mushroom & Salmon Hike - Clackamas River

Information

Destination:  Riverside Trail, Clackamas River, Mt. Hood National Forest
Where we meet: Next Adventure 9:30 AM, return to shop by 5:00 PM
Duration: ~7.5 hours
Experience Necessary: No Previous Experience Neccessary

Equipment Provided: Next Adventure will provide transportation, snacks, and experienced guides that can answer questions about the flora, fauna, geology and local history of the trail. 

When: October 15th, 2016
 

The moderately-graded Clackamas River Trail winds along the river from pebbly beaches to cliff-tops through Doug-fir forest.  If the fall rains are right, salmon spawn int he river shallows and mushrooms grow by the trail.

Next Adventure will provide transportation, snacks, and experienced guides that can answer questions about the flora, fauna, geology and local history of the trail.

 

You need to bring:

 - sturdy hiking shoes with synthetic or wool socks
 - hiking apparel (anything but cotton)
 - Day pack
 - water (2 quarts)
 - lunch (& snacks if you have special dietary needs)
 - sun and rain gear 
 - your trail essentials  (see below)

Things you may want to bring:

 - trekking poles
 - camera
 - notebook / sketchbook
 - field guide
 - binoculars


"Trail Essentials"

  • Map & Compass
  • Whistle
  • Water
  • Extra Food
  • Extra Clothing Layers
  • Rain Gear
  • Sun Gear (sunglasses, sunblock, hat)
  • First Aid Kit & personal meds
  • Knife
  • Matches/lighter & firestarter
  • Gear repair kit
  • Emergency survival kit


outdoor school backpacking tripNext Adventure is a fully-insured licensed Outfitter and Guide with the State of Oregon. Next Adventure is an equal opportunity Recreation Provider operating under special use permit on the Mt. Hood National Forest and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, USDA Forest Service. Next Adventure Guide-Instructors are locally trail-experienced, and carry current Wilderness First Response certification
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