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Old 08-28-2007, 07:34 AM
Steven Kung Steven Kung is offline
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Default ECT Lava Canyon Bike & Hike - Labor Day Mon, Sept 3, 2007

Monday, Labor Day, Sept 3, ECT Lava Canyon Bike & Hike
Sponsored by the Community Exchange Cycle Touring Club

Do you like roads that are closed to motor vehicle traffic? Come
join us on Labor Day as we enjoy the beautiful pedestrian and cyclist
only section of Route 83 from Marble Mtn Sno-Park up to Lava Canyon on
the south side of Mt. St. Helens! Lots of awesome scenery and
wonderfully cool creeks for toe dipping.

There are a few seats and spaces available for people and their
bikes and participation is on a first come, first serve basis so
please RSVP your intent to participate as soon as possible. We can
also accommodate more riders if anyone is interested in volunteering
their vehicle to transport more riders/bikes. Please include that
information along with your RSVP.

Fuel costs and parking fees will be shared. Total costs ran
between $4 and $5 per person on the last trip to Mt. St. Helens.

Assembly location: 4038 SE Brooklyn St
Assembly time: 9:30 AM
Departure time: 10:00 AM
Estimated return time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Pace: Easy - no one left behind
Route: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1226122
Riding distance, round trip: 11 miles (330 ft elevation gain and drop)
Hiking distance, round trip: 2 miles (100 ft elevation drop and gain)
Forecast: High 73 degrees, 30% chance of showers

Lava Canyon web site:


There are no food or water facilities along the route so bring enough
fluids and food to get you through your day. We will have enough
coolers on hand for each person to bring a few food items that need to
remain cold. There is a small convenience store located a few miles
before reaching the destination.

RSVP contact is Archer at ncc1127[at]gmail[dot]com or (971) 235-7098

ECT is a non-profit organization promoting peace and cultural exchange
through bicycle touring and bike school operation. We are registered
with the State of Oregon and we are applying for our 501(c)3 status
with IRS. Upon receipt of our non-profit status, your donations will
be tax deductible with a retroactive effectivity date of 3/29/2007 -
our incorporation date.

Your participation, volunteering, and donations are much appreciated.

Our website: www.ExchangeCycleTours.org
Also on YahooGroups: ExchangeCycleTours

For Bicycle Tune-Up Classes, please email: info [at]
exchangecycletours [dot] org
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