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Public HIKE to the AVATAR GROVE - Sunday, Sept. 25th

Summer is not over yet! There is still a chance to visit the Avatar Grove's giant gnarly trees with the AFA's Ken Wu and TJ Watt before the wet weather hits the west coast again!

Ancient Forest Alliance, September 19, 2011

Public HIKE to the AVATAR GROVE - Sunday, Sept. 25th
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A hiker walks through the giant trees of the Lower Avatar Grove.
Photo by TJ Watt

Summer is not over yet! There is still a chance to visit the Avatar Grove's giant gnarly trees with the AFA's Ken Wu and TJ Watt before the wet weather hits the west coast again!
 
Schedule:
 
1. Meet in Port Renfrew at the Tourist Info Centre at 1:30 pm (The Info Centre is on the right-hand side of the road beside the Real Goods Market about 1km into town) ***When you arrive PLEASE watch to see where parking is being directed to a gravel overflow parking area on the opposite side of the road as there will be many people participating in this trip and we need to leave spaces open for the local businesses. Thank you!
2. Leave the Info Centre head to the Avatar Grove in a convoy
3. Hike the Avatar Grove and finish by 4:00 pm
 
IMPORTANT – MUST READ!  

***THIS IS A WILDERNESS AREA
Only those comfortable with hiking on rugged terrain with fallen
logs, steep slopes, and no official trail, and with a firm sense of
balance, can come on the hike. All participants will be required to
sign a waiver form.
 
*No dogs. They can disturb wildlife including bears, elk, deer,
cougars, wolves, raccoons, and Sasquatch in the area.
 
*Participants must bring their own snacks, water, proper clothing and footwear for all weather conditions, medical requirements, and wonderful attitude!
 
*Be sure to support the local community by buying food and other items in the Tourist Information Centre, Coastal Kitchen Cafe, Real Goods Market, Port Renfrew General Store, the Munch Box, and more! Gas and Diesel is available until 6pm at the Port Renfrew Marina.
 
*Directions and a Google map to the Avatar Grove from Port Renfrew can
be found at: http://www.ancientforestalliance.org/directions-avatar-grove.php
 
Please let us know if you’re coming and how many people you’ll be bringing,
so we can get a sense of our numbers. You can email us at: info@ancientforestalliance.org   


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