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Starting from the Trail Center, WomanWalk hikers visit many routes, including the Pod Pod Point tra ISSAQUAH ALPS TRAILS CLUB Come and explore the "lssaquah Alps" Cougar, Squak, and Tiger Mountains, as well as the beautiful Tradition Plateau with the Issaquah Alps Trails Club. All ages are welcome on the club's free hikes, however, children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. There is no fee for the club's hikes; just meet at the rendezvous point listed on the hike sched- ule at the scheduled time. Day trips require a day pack with lunch, snacks, beverage, and water. Wear clothing appropri- ate for our Northwest weather (i.e "layered" and raingear) and hiking boots/shoes. A complete list of hikes for the upcoming months is included in the Alpiner and is available for v ew ng only at the Issaquah Library or at the Issaquah Trail Center bulletin board (110 SE Bush Street). Also call the club's hike Hotline number at 206-328-0480 for a weekly update on the hike schedule. VOLUNTEER TRAILWORK COALITION Many outdoor trail groups and enthusiasts have joined together as the Volunteer Trailwork Coalition (VTC). The purpose of the VTC is to provide a schedule of outdoor trail maintenance J~oiects sponsored by different trail groups throughout 1998. ere are a wide variety of trail maintenance projects and the location for these projects range from King County to through- out the state of Washington. Those who are interested in be- coming involved with the trail maintenance network and who would like to volunteer on a trail maintenance project should call the VTC Hotline at 206-464-1641. It's a fun way to meet people and to get involved with maintaining our state's trail network. NATIONAL TRAILS DAY -- SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH For its sixth year, National Trails Day is again focused on the outdoor enthusiasts that have joined together as trail volun- teers that have constructed or maintained trails throughout the nation. Trail maintenance work parties are scheduled through the month of June to celebrate National Trails Day. Please call Washington Trails Association at 206-625-1367. WOMANWALK IV Saturdays, June 27 - October 31 Age: 18 and up Fee: FREE Issaquah Trail Center Instructor: Marilyn Moon Are you looking for someone to walk or hike with? want to get into the outdoors more, but aren't sure start? WomanWalk maybe the answer for you! is co-sponsored bv the Issaquah Parks and partment and the ]ssaquah Alps Trails Club (IATC) celebration of women in the wilderness. WomanWalk hikes are held monthly on the last each month: June 27, July 25, August 29, Se finally October 31. Each hike starts at 9:30 a.m. the Issaquah Trail Center. The hike and its len( will be selected by the hike leader. Hike u the IATC Hotline number 206-328-0480. For more tion, please call Margaret Macleod, 425-837-3322, Moon, 425-392-1732. WomanWalk welcomes free hikes and please dress for Northwest weather ered" and with raingear and hiking boots), and bring with lunch, snacks, beverage, and water. ISSAQUAH ALPS - HIGH POINT TRAILHEAD / INTERPRETIVE SHELTER The High Point Trailhead / Interpretive Shelter access to the City of Issaquah ment of Natural Resources (DNR) West Tig tion Plateau Natural Resources Conservation Area. Point Trailhead is a cooperative effort between the DNR to offer environmental education facilities for other groups. The facilities include an outdoor inter ter or "classroom," picnic area, restrooms, and addition, the trailhead provides central access work on the Tradition Plateau and Tiger Mountain more information, contact Margaret Macleod, Ir ordinator, at 425-837-3322. 32