Boonie Stomp

ENJOY THESE EVENTS AS THEY HAPPEN ACROSS MICRONESIA!
E.g., 06-17-2019
E.g., 06-17-2019
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Boonie Stomps - Invasion Hike to Tony’s Falls Tony’s Falls Only

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 - Liberation Stomp

Jul 20      Liberation Stomp      Easy      4 hours

As we approach Guam’s Liberation anniversary, we offer a perfect introduction to Guam’s WWII history and a great family hike. We travel by car to several sites from the Liberation of Guam in July 1944, including Asan Beach, Asan Bay Overlook, Piti Guns, Ga’an Point and Mt. Alifan. Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Short climbs and possible slippery slopes, some sword grass at Mount Alifan.
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Boonie Stomps - Tinta, Faha, and Priest’s Pools

Jul 13      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 - Moonie Stomp – Sella Bay

Jul 13      Moonie Stomp – Sella Bay      Medium      3 hours for 2 miles

Meet at 5:30pm at Chamorro Village

We hike down the mostly open hills to Sella Bay to enjoy swimming, nighttime snorkeling, and a beach side fire for s’mores and a weenie roast. Bring: Flashlight, 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, insect repellent, snacks, and camera. Special conditions: Muddy slippery areas, some rough rocks, and steep slopes.
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Boonie Stomps - Libugon to Fonte Swim Hole

Jul 06      Libugon 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 Stomp - Nimitz Caves

June  29     Nimitz Caves                             Medium                   3 hours for 1 mile

We explore at two natural caves used by Japanese soldiers during the Liberation of Guam. 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.

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Boonie Stomp - Mt. Tenjo to Maguagua

June  22     Mt. Tenjo to Maguagua           Medium                   3 hours for 2 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 Stomp - Mt. Tenjo to Tarzan Falls

June  22       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 Stomp - Ritidian Beach

June  15     Ritidian Beach                          Medium                   4 hours for 6 miles

We hike the long sandy beach south Ritidian.   New hikers and families can turn around when they get tired for an easier hike and return by the cool shaded nature trails.  Bring:  2 quarts water, wet shoes, swim suit, sunglasses, sun screen, lunch, and camera. Special conditions:  NO shade, a long walk in sand, and no pets.
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Boonie Stomp - Moonie Stomp-Mt. Macajna

June  15     Moonie Stomp-Mt. Macajna   Easy                         2.5 hours for 2 miles

We follow a mostly paved road along a gently rolling ridge top, visit the KAL Memorial, and end at an outstanding viewpoint overlooking the whole central and northern island. This is a perfect family hike or novice hike.   Bring: Flashlight, 1 quart water, insect repellent, snacks, and camera. Meet at 5:30pm at the Chamorro Village.

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