South Slough Kayak/Canoe
Tuesday–Wednesday, October 8–9, 2019
Leader: Lana Lindstrom
The focus of this trip is boating across the South Slough estuary, starting in Charleston and ending at the Interpretive Center on Wed, Oct. 9 - the paddling distance is 5 miles. The $20 cost includes the car shuttle and a guide, plus the trip fee. Participants will need to bring their own kayak (minimum 12' long) or canoe, or rent a solo kayak/life jacket from the Interpretive Center for $30 - pay the center directly (only 6 are available- e-mail the leader if you want to rent one) or rent locally. The Center's kayaks are "sit-upons" - https://www.wildernesssystems.com/us/kayaks/tarpon-140. On the first day, we will explore Cape Arago. Overnight accommodations are at Captain Jack's motel in Charleston - the cost of a shared double room is $39pp or you can camp nearby. Dinner will be at a local restaurant. Within 5 days of signing up, mail a check payable to Obsidians to Lana Lindstrom, PO Box 5506, 97405. Cancellations: if you cancel, you will not receive a refund unless someone takes your place. Sign-ups for members starts Aug 16, 7am for members; Aug 18 for non-members.
Cape Lookout Cabins
Thursday–Saturday, January 9–11, 2020
Leader: Evelyn Nagy
Nine Obsidians can stay in three deluxe cabins at Cape Lookout State Park on Oregon’s magnificent north coast. You can take a beach walk on a sand spit extending into Netarts Bay, another hike up the cape from the beach campground and down the other side of the cape to a beautiful and secluded beach, and yet another hike along the top of the cape to lands end; all meals on your own except two dinners; meet at Shopko parking lot 7:45 A.M. Carpooling arrangements will need to be arranged ahead of time; we will take 4 cars.
Registration November 1, November 5 for non-members;
Cost $85, $95 for non-members;
Pre-trip meeting, location (TBA), on January 5;
No refund cancellation after January lst unless someone takes your place;
Mail check payable to ‘Obsidians’ to Evelyn Nagy, P.O. Box 10412, Eugene, OR. 97440;
Please note, mixed gender room share likely.