Gerene Leffingwell

Hikers Enjoy Crater Lake August 2019

By Gerene Leffingwell | August 25, 2019

Clear blue skies, panoramic views of Crater Lake, and camaraderie were enjoyed by 10 ladies on August 16 as they hiked to the top of Watchman Peak. After soaking in the amazing beauty of the lake and having a picnic lunch at the top, the drive to East Rim to view the Pinnacles was also… Read More.

June hike change

By Gerene Leffingwell | June 17, 2019

Martha Roy will be leading the hike this Friday, June 21. Instead of the Jack-Ash trail, the group will hike to Takelma Gorge along the Rogue River. If interested, please contact Martha at 541-831-1543.


By Gerene Leffingwell | April 11, 2019

Due to all of the recent rain, we will hike at Lower Table Rock on Friday, April 19 instead of Waters Creek Trail as previously scheduled. We will meet at Harnish Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. to carpool to the trailhead and plan to have a picnic sack lunch at the top if weather cooperates.

Hiking at Rainie Falls June 2018

By Gerene Leffingwell | July 9, 2018

Nine of us were surrounded by the beauty of the “mighty Rogue” and the camaraderie of friends as we hiked to Rainie Falls June 15, 2018. It was relaxing to enjoy our lunch as numerous groups went through the falls on rafts and kayaks.

Hike changed for July 2018

By Gerene Leffingwell | July 9, 2018

We will not be hiking the Boundary Springs Trail in July due to heavy damage from forest fires. Instead, we will hike the Muir Creek Trail on July 20.

Hikers at Hobart Bluff May 2018

By Gerene Leffingwell | July 7, 2018

Seven ladies enjoyed a beautiful day and plentiful wildflowers while hiking about 3 miles on the PCT to Hobart Bluff. We had our lunch at the summit where the views were magnificent!

Hikers at Forest Park March 2018

By Gerene Leffingwell | April 28, 2018

The chilly temperatures didn't stop five enthusiastic hikers from enjoying a 5.5-mile hike at Forest Park March 16. We did a moderate steady climb on the Siskiyou Trail and completed the loop on the Old Miners Trail. Although there were threatening clouds, there was no rain and early Spring wildflowers along the path. Our voracious… Read More.

Location Change for Hike April 20, 2018

By Gerene Leffingwell | April 12, 2018

We have decided that the Hiking Group will not be going to Horseshoe Ranch Wildlife area in April. Apparently, it would be too muddy for our group this time of year. Instead we will be hiking the new East Applegate Ridge Trail outside of Jacksonville Friday, April 20. Susan Watson said the hike is relatively… Read More.

Hiking at Forest Park October, 2017

By Gerene Leffingwell | October 26, 2017

Rain didn't stop five of us from hiking last Friday, Oct. 20 at Forest Park. We began on a moderate steady climb on the Siskiyou Trail and completed the loop on the Rail Trail, where we viewed a replica railroad trestle at the site of the 1916 train wreck. Even though the rain didn't let… Read More.

Hikers at Grizzly Peak September 2017

By Gerene Leffingwell | September 21, 2017

September 15, eight women took advantage of a day of healthy air and hiked to the 5922-ft. summit of Grizzly Peak above Mt. Ashland. The haze hid some of the distant peaks, but we still had great views, exchanged lots of stories, and successfully negotiated a right-of-way with a herd of cows on the way… Read More.

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