Hiking

Chair: Gerene Leffingwell – 541-826-4539

The hiking group’s regular meeting date is the 3rd or 4th Friday of the month at 9:00 AM, weather permitting. Hikers meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Harnish Wayside parking lot to carpool. Call Gerene or email her at jgleffingwell@centurylink.net for more information or if you would like to receive e-mail reminders about the hike each month.

February 21, 2020 Hiking Group enjoyed a wonderful hike in the Takelma Recreation area

By Elaine Slate | March 7, 2020

Six happy hikers enjoyed a beautiful day hiking on the Rogue River Trail in the Takelma Recreation area with constant views of Lost Creek Lake. We had a picnic lunch in a campground at a site located right next to the lake. We could not have asked for a more perfect day. If you are… Read More.

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.

Takelma Gorge Hike in June 2019

By Martha Roy | June 24, 2019

Eight women hiked five miles along the Rogue River to Takelma Gorge on June 21, 2019. Spectacular scenery, blue-sky weather, wildflowers and tricky trail-blazing to detour a section of missing trail. Our members took their conservation efforts an extra step and rescued two mosquitos trapped in our car.

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.

HIKING CHANGE FOR APRIL

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.

Peyton Bridge Trail Hike, March 2019

By Martha Roy | March 25, 2019

Eight ladies completed the six mile hike of Peyton Bridge Trail at Lost Creek Lake on March 15, 2019. We were blessed with a glorious blue-sky day, great views, enough obstacles to keep it interesting and a total of 21 "flights of stairs"–broken into small chunks so that we could brag about it without actually… Read More.

Bandersnatch Trail

By Martha Roy | December 4, 2018

On November 16, seven women hiked four miles of the Bandersnatch Trail at the north end of Lithia Park in Ashland. Only half of it was uphill. We rewarded ourselves with lunch at Agave Restaurant.

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!

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