The Obsidian Bulletin, February 1974, p. 1

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VOL 34 FEBRUARY 1974 No. 5


Feb 16 (Sat Rock hounding at Cape Arago. The Lodewicks leading.

Feb. 16 (Sat) Belknap Lava Flow. Clarence Landes leads.

Feb. 23 (Sat) Proxy Falls on snowshoes & Mary Bridgeman leading.

Feb. 24 (Sun) Coburg Hills. Rock practic Obsidians only. Wes Prouty

Feb. 23 & 24 Tam McArthur Rim. Skis are required. Jack Nitzel lds.

Mar. 2 (Sat) Yachats to Walport. Leader Lee Hatch. Beach Hike.

Mar. 2 (Sat) Lookout Point Dam. Leader is Donn Chase.

Mar. 3 (Sun) French Pete with Schreiner Lois that is, leading.

Mar. 10 (Sun) Fall Creek Trail. Dorothy Scherer leading.

Mar. 9-10 Gold Lake.Mary Bridgeman leads

Mar. 23-24 Mystery Ski trip with Marriner Orum leading.


March 30/31. Leave South Eugene High School parking lot Sat.7:45 a.m.Over Santiam Pass to Warm Springs. Return Mt. Hood Hiway. Arr. Eu. 6:30.Transportation, dinner,Sat.night.Room all for $22.25. Take sak lunch Sat. Checks to Gerry Fehly will confirm space.


The Obsidians are members of the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs. The FWOC This makes for a united way to handle drives for conservation of one kind and another.Also sort of combines the wishes of a number of Clubs giving us a little more authority than if we had to go it alone. We are also members of the Oregon Environmental Council. They handle prolems on a State level. Also have representatives at the State Capital. We also pay part of the salary of a lawyer who is stationed in Seattle. A lawyer who is devoted to the outdoors and conservation. Thot you would like to know


Feb. 1 7-George Belshaw Movies of native animals of Montana.

Feb. 24-Lois Schreiner shows pics of hikes and climbs in the Canadian Rockies.

Feb. 3- Jack Nitzel in Nepal trekking to Annapurna.

Mar. 10 - To be announced

WALTER YOUNGQUIST, ex-professor, petroleum geologist,world tralveler, lecturer and writer. (I have read one of his books, "Over the Hill and Down the Creek" and found it well worth my time), will speak at the February 23rd pot-luck dinner. The subject of his lecture will be "Our Changing Energy Base". Come out and get educated.


PLEASE NOTE: February meeting will be on Feb. 11 2nd Monday) instead of the usual 3rd Monday, at the home of Wilma Moore, 830 Waverly, 7:30 p.m.

January meeting was hosted by Lenore McManigal. Helen Lynch assisted), who served a delightful strawberry dessert.

Plans for an overnight trip were discussed.New Chief emblems are being worked on.

December Christmas party was a treat at Mary Bridgeman's home, with Dorothy Leland assistant hostess, and Edith Bridgeman serving the traditional plum pudding. All enjoyed the box of chocolates from Mrs. Charles Adams, and the gift exchange.


We are putting notice of this meeting in the February bulletin in case you do not recieve your March bulletin in time to have this information. This notice will also be published in the March issue. Les Anderson, your Eugene Mayor,will show pictures of his recent Mt. Kilimanjaro trip. He will also speak and answer questions on the Loop Park System proposed circling Eugene. NOTE: This will be on a Friday night at 6:30 p.m.

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