1ST PATA Micronesia Chapter Tri-Annual Meeting 2020 is POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Events

ENJOY THESE EVENTS AS THEY HAPPEN ACROSS MICRONESIA!
E.g., 07-05-2020
E.g., 07-05-2020
*Choose booth start and end dates
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Boonie Stomps - Invasion Hike to Tony’s Falls

Jul  27                  Invasion Hike to Tony’s Falls                Difficult                4 hours for 2 miles
                             Tony’s Falls Only                                       Easy                       1 hour for .5 miles
The Invasion hike retraces the trail of the US 3rd Marines from Asan Beach up the hills and cliffs to Nimitz Hill and the Asan Bay Overlook Memorial. We then hike the open ridge down to Tony’s Falls for jumping and swimming. The Tony’s Falls Only hike takes a short trail directly to the falls and is perfect for small children and novice hikers. Bring: 3 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swim suit, sun screen, insect repellant, snacks. Special conditions: Sword grass, steep hills.
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Boonie Stomps - Tinta, Faha, and Priest’s Pools

Jul  18                   Tinta, Faha, and Priest’s Pools                  Medium                  3 hours for 1 mile
We hike to the two Memorials in Merizo where village residents were massacred just before the Liberation of Guam. We then walk along a narrow ridge with spectacular views to cool off in the freshwater pools of the Pigua River, with waterfalls, jumping, and swimming. Bring: 2 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swim suit, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera. Special condition: possible muddy trail, mosquitoes.
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Boonie Stomps - Mt. Tenjo to Maguagua

Jul  11                   Mt. Tenjo to Maguagua                  Medium                  3 hours for 2 miles
                              Mt. Tenjo to Tarzan Falls                Difficult                  5 hours for 4 miles
We hike to see some US foxholes from WWII, the WWI gun positions and their command post, optionally walking the knife edge trail. We exit by either the medium Maguagua Falls trail or the difficult Tarzan Falls route. Bring: 3 to 4 quarts of water, hiking shoes, gloves, sunscreen, insect repellent, lunch, snacks, and camera. Special conditions: sword grass, steep rocky or muddy slopes, and long distances for the Tarzan Falls option.
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Boonie Stomps - Ylig to Tagachang

Jul  04                   Ylig to Tagachang                  Easy                  3 hours for 1 mile
The perfect family hike! Celebrate Independence Day by getting the kids out of the house to enjoy an easy, fun, and educational hike. We hike to Turtle Cove where the brave can jump from the head to the pool below, then walk along the flat reef with lots of swimming, snorkeling, and exploring. Bring: 2 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swim suit, sun screen, snorkel gear, and camera. Special conditions: Some walking in water, no shade.
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Boonie Stomps - Lubugon to Fonte Swim Hole

Jun  27                   Lubugon to Fonte Swim Hole                  Medium                  3 hours for 2 miles
We’ll visit the ruins of the historic site of the U.S. Navy radio station and “Operation Magic”, hidden in the thick jungle. Then we’ll hike to the 1910 brick dam, climb to the excellent lookout, and explore the valley downstream to cool off in the waterfalls and pools. Bring: 2 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swim suit, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Sword grass, possible muddy trail, mosquitoes, and some short steep slopes.
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Boonie Stomps - Gun Beach to Tanguisson

Jun  20                   Gun Beach to Tanguisson                  Medium                  3 hours for 2 miles
We visit the Fafai Latte site, explore the reef top, pass below the imposing cliffs of Two Lovers Point, Walk the reef bench to a nice snorkeling place, if the waves are low, and view the shrine before ending at Tanguisson Beach. Bring; 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, swimsuit, snorkeling gear, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: some walking in water and over rough rocks, little shade.
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Boonie Stomps - Lonfit River Walk

Jun  13                   Lonfit River Walk                  Difficult                  4 hours for 3 miles
We take the usual trail to San Carlos Falls and Lonfit Swim Hole, then continue upriver to explore Vermont, the U shaped wall, and Lonfit Falls, all while enjoying the beautiful pristine Lonfit River. Bring: 3 quarts water, get wet shoes, swimsuit, gloves, sunscreen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Going up and down steep slopes with rope assistance, extensive walking in water, rocky footing, slippery trail.
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Boonie Stomps - Southeast Coast Hike

Jun  06                   Southeast Coast Hike                  Very Difficult                  6 hours for 7 miles
We hike from the black sand beach and Matala along the remote, beautiful, and rocky Asiga coastline, passing Nomna to reach Inarajan. There’ll be a few stops along the way to cool off in the water. Bring: 4 quarts water, hiking shoes that can get wet, swim suit, gloves, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Long stretches of walking in water, rough sharp rocks, no shade, and possible hazardous surf.
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Boonie Stomps - Ghost Cave

May  30                   Ghost Cave                  Difficult                  4 hours for 3 miles
We traverse steep hills and follow a long ridge crest with nice views, then follow a jungle path down to the small tributary that leads to the Ghost Cave for swimming and exploring. Bring: 4 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, insect repellant, sunscreen, lunch and snacks, and camera. Special conditions: Lots of sword grass, a lot of climbing, a long steep exit, and a very long hike.
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Boonie Stomps - Nimitz Caves & Fonte

May  23                   Nimitz Caves & Fonte                  Medium                  3 hours for 2 miles
We explore at two natural caves used by Japanese soldiers during the Liberation of Guam, then take a short jungle path to another deep cave that includes the lemon squeezer and the sauna room. Then we make an optional hike to Fonte Swim Hole to clean up and enjoy jumping and swimming. Bring: FLASHLIGHT, 2 quarts water, gloves, insect repellent, swimsuit, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Climbing and crawling in narrow cave passages, mosquitoes.

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