The Obsidian Bulletin, April 1972, p. 1

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THE OBSIDIAN

P.O. BOX 322 EUGENE, OREGON 97401

VOL. 32 APRIL 1972 No. 7

TRIPS

April 16 - Sun. Deception Butte with Donn Chase leading. South of Lookout Point Dam.

April 22 - Sat. Mt. June. A Judge no less will be your leader. Doug Spencer.

April 23 - Sun. To Booth Lake on Snowshoes. Near Three Fingered Jack. Lois Schreiner, leader.

April 29 - Sat. Little Cowhorn with Wes Weathers.
Annual Wild Flower Show east of Roseburg with leading wild flower experts leading. Robin and Kenneth Lodewick.

April 30 - Sun. Silver Falls State Park. Either hiking or loafing, and Virginia Horton will lead us.

May 6 - Clark Creek Nature Trail with Nellie Harmon. A New Leader.
Cascade Head along the North Oregon Coast. Leader Joel McClure.

May 7 - Sun. Bicycle trip with Marriner Orum.

May 6 & 7- Sat. & Sun. A scenic drive and camp overnight on the lower Rogue River. The McManigals & they know the country.

APRIL POTLUCK

April 22nd. Place-Lodge- Time 6:30 p.m. Mary & Roger Bridgeman will be our hosts for this bender. And this is thier entertainment for the evening.

Miss Barbara Butterfield will present slides and narrate her adventures on a 1,600 mile trip thru Africa. She was a member of a group of "The National Wildlife Association" and has most unusual animal pictures, Come join us on this African Safari.

OBSIDIAN GOURMETS

All Obsidians are welcome to join the gang at the Original Pancake House, 659 East Broadway (9th), at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13th. Call 344-5168 for reser.

CLIMBING SCHOOL

Altho we received this information too late to give you the date of the first meeting we can give you all the subsequent dates. This school is held jointly by the Eugene Parks and Recreation, the Eugene Mountain Rescue and the Obsidians

Indoor sessions will be held at Sheldon Meadow Center April 6, 13, 20 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Outdoor sessions will be held at Skinner's Butte columns on April 8, the "Pedestal" across river from Jasper Park April 15 and Smith Rocks in Eastern Oregon April 22-23. Fee $15 includes instruction, use of ropes and insurance.

The above is for intermediate and advanced rock climbing. The following is for beginners.

Fundamentals of climbing, such as knot tying, belaying and rappelling with stress on safety factors. First meeting April 5 - 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. at the Sheldon Meadow Center with other meetings on April 12-19-26. Outdoor sessions April 15, 22 and others to be arranged. Fee $10.

THE TEN ESSENTIALS

From time to time one hears of the ten essentials that should be carried by all who go climbing mountains or just gallivanting thru the hills and mountains so here they are----

FOR FINDING YOUR WAY.

1 --Map of area. 2 - Flashlight. 3-extra flashlight batteries and bulb

FOR YOUR PROTECTION.

4 - Extra food and water, 5 - Sunburn preventatives. 6 - Sunglasses or goggles 7 - Extra clothing.

FOR EMERGENCIES.

8- Matches and candle for starting fires. 9 - Pocket knife. 10 - First aid kit. It goes without saying that your knife should be sharp.

PRINCESSES & BETTY CROCKER

are still dealing in Betty's coupons.


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