5th Annual Cascade Ruck!
This year's topics to include:
Breakfast and a fabulous lunch prepared by Trevor "Homework" McKee included!
8:00 - 8:45 - Check-in and breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 - President's welcome with Allgood
9:00 -9:45 - Gear Panel with Tiffany "Miss Info", Steve "OG" Queen, Helen "Suds" Beelen, and Glen van Peski
9:45 - 10:00 - Break
10:00 - 10:30 - Leave No Trace with Allgood and Snorkel
10:35 - 11:20 - Trail Breakout Sessions (PCT, CDT, PNT, ODT, JMT and Wonderland)
11:30 - 12:00 - Town Etiquette with Allgood and Snorkel
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 - Food Panel with Renee "She-Ra" Patrick, Melissa "Treehugger" Spencer, Lindsay "Marmot" Malone, and Miguel "VirGo" Aguilar
1:45 - 2:00 - break
2:00 - 2:45 - Things That Can End Your Hike with Drop-N-Roll / Injury Prevention and Self Massage with Tyler Kragerud
3:00 - 3:30 - Breakout sessions 2
3:30 - 4:00 - Raffle
4:00 - 5:00 - Pack Shakedowns and Social Hour (free beer!)
Location: Marine Park Pavilion, Cascade Locks, Oregon
View location on Google Maps
What to bring:
- Your used gear to sell to other hikers!
- Your full backpacking setup if you'd like a pack shakedown.
- A reusable water bottle / coffee cup. Let's cut down on waste!
*****Note: Due to new venue regulations, dogs are no longer allowed in the building. Please plan on leaving your furry friend at home. ******
This is a day event only, but for those traveling, we have a arranged a special rate at the Best Western in Cascade Locks. Good for the nights of Feb 23 and Feb 24, ask for ALDHA-West rate when booking.
Riverview guestroom with two queen beds $116.99+tax
Hillside guestroom with one king bed $103.99+tax
All rates include a hot breakfast served at Bridgeside Restaurant. Make reservations by Feb 13 to get this special rate.
We've also heard there is a hiker rate at the Rodeway Inn in Stevenson if you ask for it.