Checking on Trail Conditions

Our intrepid trip leaders have been out on the trail checking about snow pack, tree blow downs and water conditions. The Washington Cascades received plenty of snow this winter, with snowfall even in June. Rapid melt is underway and we expect trails with just a few...

Silver Linings and Strategies

It’s almost time to hit the trail with this year’s Trip 1 team! Meanwhile, we haven’t shared here that board member Diane Schuirman-Hagedorn was the keynote speaker at the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Within Our Reach virtual Parkinson’s...

Summer Hikes almost full

Over 80 hikers have signed up for 8 hikes in summer 2022. We have a few spots left on Trips 3 and 4 and we are still taking alternates in case of life changes that can occur when dealing with Parkinson’s Disease. Recent media stories include: GoodRX interviewed...
TRIP LEADERS GET FIRST AID TRAINING

TRIP LEADERS GET FIRST AID TRAINING

The last weekend of February, 13 PasstoPass trip leaders attended the NOLS Wilderness First Aid course and got their certification.

Trip Leaders get Wilderness First Aid Training

NOLS/REI Wilderness First Aid Training Weekend Seattle, WA The last weekend of February, 13 PasstoPass trip leaders attended the NOLS Wilderness First Aid course and got their certification. We learned a lot while also getting to know each other during an intense...

“Dancing with Llamas”

Bill Clugston, PD hiker on Trip 3 2021 in the Goats Rock Wilderness wrote a blog post for NW Parkinson’s Foundation. He loved the llamas as pack animals and Bill notes the need for preparation for the strenuous mountain experience. Bill, like other previous...

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