Hike down to Ross Dam and beyond along the west shore of Ross Lake as far as the Big Beaver if you wish. Many other turn-around points. Up to 13 miles r.t., up to 1800 ft total el. gain. Three return times: 4:30 pm for those who wish to hike to Pierce Creek or Big Beaver; 3:00 pm for those who turn around before but go beyond the eastern trailhead to Sourdough Mountain; 1 pm for those going as far as the eastern trailhead to Sourdough Mountain or less. Carpooling will depend upon what return time you select. . Everyone returning at stated times is to wait for all to return safely before leaving.
Meet at 7:30 am on the east side of the Sedro-Woolley Food Pavilion parking lot.