Skagit Audubon

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Events under 'Audubon Hiking'
Saturday, October 01, 2022

As usual, weather, logging, construction or other unexpected conditions might cause changes or cancellations in the following hikes. If you have questions or want information on any of the hikes, call JOAN MELCHER, 360-424-0407, or e-mail  All the hikes are on a Wednesday. Dogs are discouraged on Audubon-sponsored hikes. If dogs are on a hike, they must be on a leash at all times.  

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Hike-Ruby Arm East Bank of Ross Lake Trail

OCTOBER   05      RUBY ARM       Hike on the East Bank of Ross Lake Trail over a carpet and under a canopy of fall leaves kicking leaves to your heart’s content.  Hike to either Ruby Arm, Hidden Hand Pass or on the Happy/Panther Trail below Highway 20.   Meet at 7:30 a.m. on the east side of the Sedro-Woolley Food Pavilion parking lot.  No parking permit is required. Two different return times; carpool accordingly.   2 pm for those who do shorter hikes; 3:30 pm for those who go longer distances.  

Wed. Oct 5, 2022 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hike-Lake 22*-Oct 12

OCTOBER 12   LAKE 22*   Hike to a lake in a basin carved into cliffs off the Mountain Loop Highway.  5.5 miles round trip, 1400 ft elev gain.  Big trees, water falls; hike around the lake and add 1.2 miles to the hike.  Meet at 8 am in the Mount Vernon Safeway parking lot.  Audubon South hikers may go directly to the trailhead.  2:30 pm return time to trailhead. 

Wed. Oct 12, 2022 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hike-Baker Lake Trail (from the south)*

OCTOBER   19     BAKER LAKE TRAIL FROM THE SOUTH*  Hike to Maple Grove and Anderson Point, 8 miles round trip, 620 ft el total el gain.  Beautiful forest and views of Baker Lake.  Views of Mt. Baker and Mt. Shuksan if the weather is clear.  Meet at 8 am on the east side of the Sedro-Woolley Food Pavilion parking lot.  Two return times to trail head:  1:30 pm or 2:30 pm; car pool accordingly.  

Wed. Oct 19, 2022 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hike-North Chuckanut Mountain

OCTOBER   26    NORTH CHUCKANUT MOUNTAIN:    Hike trails on the northwest side of Chuckanut Mountain.   Two options:  (1.)  Raptor Ridge, 11.3 miles, about an 1800 ft total elev gain. (2.) Madrone Crest, 8.7 miles, about a1600 ft total elev gain.   Shorter hikes available for both options.  Meet at 9 a.m. at the North Chuckanut Parking lot located on the east side of Chuckanut Drive between the Old Samish Highway and California Street. This is about milepost 18.5.  You may leave when your car-load has returned.

Wed. Oct 26, 2022 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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