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Two Walks & a Ferry

Wednesday, May 04, 2016      1 comments

The South Sound Walkers Meet Up Group planned a wonderful event for today. WE met in quaint Port Orchard (Cedar Cove to Debbie MacComber fans) and did a 5k walk, mainly along the waterfront. The community is doing a wonderful job of encouragin... Read more

First Hike in Washington this year

Monday, May 02, 2016      1 comments

The snow has not quite melted from the mountains, so my friend and I headed to the "hot" side and took a pleasant walk on Tieton River. The wildflower... Read more

2 More Border Crossings

Monday, May 02, 2016      1 comments

I was participant #97, even though I arrived early. It was a good turn out for the Border crossing event sponsored by the local Volksport chapter. The walk started at the Ft. Vancouver Visitors Center walked across the bridge to Hayden Island,... Read more

A challenge walk and a Border Crossing

Friday, April 29, 2016      0 comments

This year I have a goal to walk 100 American Volkssport Association walks; but I also have. 10 year goal to do 15 border crossings. Why would it take 5... Read more

Three sides of Tacoma. Challenge walks #25-27

Saturday, April 23, 2016      2 comments

This morning the Daffodil Valley Volksport Association sponsored a walk on the new Water Flume Trail (or Water Ditch Trail). This is a paved urban tra... Read more

This will probably go in the book as Challenge Walk #27

Friday, April 22, 2016      1 comments

No, its not that I can't count. I've spent a week trying to help other and I feel good about it. Today I wanted to get out before the rain started and get in another challenge walk. Problem was, I couldn't include my dear husband if I went by... Read more

Not created equal - Challenge walks # 23 & 24

Saturday, April 16, 2016      0 comments

I try to resist negative comments about American Volkssport Association walk. I fully support their efforts make fitness interesting and fun. I fully understand that all the route are created by volunteers who have gone through the process of ... Read more

Challenge walks # 21 & 22 - doing two of my favorites

Friday, April 15, 2016      0 comments

This week I worked toward my goal of 100 challenge walks by taking two of my favorites, one near home & one in my hometown. Walk #21 was in Seattle Washington and included a walk around Greenlake, one of my favorite Seattle parks. It was a... Read more

Challenge walk #20 - Club meeting on the trail.

Saturday, April 09, 2016      0 comments

The regular April meeting of the Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport club was cancelled; the club president called for a walk instead. It was nice to walk one of our new routes together, and we did get some business conducted anyway. The route... Read more

National Walking Day: Challenge walk #19

Friday, April 08, 2016      2 comments

Wednesday was National Walking Day. What better way to celebrating than a Meet-up walk? The South Sound group had planned a Volkswalk/Meet-up on The Soos Creek trail in Kent. We were blessed with a glorious warm sunny day and a big turn ou... Read more

Centurion Achievement Challenge walks #17 & 18

Monday, April 04, 2016      2 comments

To say it rained today is an understatement; just a short time outside and I was soaked. So itís a good day to look at the photos from last weeks walks. Wednesday morning I had an appointment, but it was over early enough for me to catch a Mee... Read more

A walk with my sweetie (Centurion walk #16)

Saturday, March 26, 2016      2 comments

I missed the group walk Tuesday morning, just didn't get my RSVP in on time. Instead of feeling down, I determined to head out to walk on my own and pleasantly, my sweet husband decided to share the time with me. I wanted to show him the new K... Read more

Centurion Challenge walk #15

Monday, March 21, 2016      0 comments

Friday's walk was a good reminder that all my winter walkabouts are not sufficient training for summer hiking. The walk I chose for #15 (YRE827-Issaquah Highlands) starts out with nearly 3 miles of uphill. I don't remember it being particularl... Read more

Centurion Achievement Challenge walk #14

Saturday, March 12, 2016      0 comments

Many of the sanctioned walks in our area are being renewed and refreshed. Some of them just because the same walks have been in the box for years, but others because the growth of our area has turned neighborhoods into high density living and q... Read more

Centurion Challenge walk #13

Saturday, March 05, 2016      2 comments

How did it get to be Saturday already? I'm behind pace for doing 100 challenge walks this year, but March is a long month and with the weather improving I should be able to close the gap. Today I repeated the Redmond Event walk which is now Y... Read more


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