Tuesday, November 18, 2008

* * * Christmas at The Grotto * * *


The Extreme Lite ladies will be heading to The Grotto on Thursday, December 11 to see the annual Festival of Lights, music concerts and outdoor carolers. We will meet in the parking lot at Happy Valley campus at 6:30 pm or you can meet up with us at The Grotto. General admission is $7.50 per person and they ask you bring a gift of baby food. If you plan to meet us at The Grotto please call me to arrange a meeting place.

Peace and Blessings!!

Dana
(503) 449-4540

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

No October Hike - Next Hike is November 8



The next extreme - lite hike is Saturday November 8, 2008. We will meet at the Happy Valley parking lot at 9:00am and head over to Wildwood Recreation Area - just outside of Zig Zag. This is a beautiful 3 mile hike along the Salmon River - with some paved paths, a board walk and minimal elevation. Please bring water, sack lunch and money for gas for the drivers. Please join us - we go rain or shine!!

Blessings and Blue Skies :)

Dana

Dana@formanalysis.com

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

~~~~~~~~SEPTEMBER HIKE~~~~~~~~



The September hike will be to 2 falls in one day!! We will be going up to Elowa Falls (pictured above) and Upper McCord Creek Falls in the Columbia Gorge. The hike is only 2.1 miles round trip - but don't let that fool you!! This hike has moderate difficulty and moderate elevation - but the views of the Gorge are not to be missed!!
It is a great hike! We will meet at the Happy Valley parking lot on Saturday, September 27 - 9:00 am. Please bring a sack lunch and water. Dogs on leases are welcome. The weather should be beautiful - but we go rain or shine!! So far, even on rainy day the hikes have been worth it so please join us!!

Blessings and Blue Skies!!

Dana
(503)449-4540
dana@formanalysis.com

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

AUGUST HIKE TO THE OLD SALMON RIVER TRAIL

Hi ladies! The next hike will be up in Zig Zag where we will explore the Old Salmon River Trail, on Saturday August 9. This is a relatively easy hike - 5 miles round trip. As ususal, we will meet at the Happy Valley parking lot at 9:00 am. Please bring money for gas for the drivers and trail parking passes and a sack lunch. Dogs on leashes are welocome. Last week we had a great time at Ramona Falls. Lots of new faces - so come join us and discover God's wonderful gifts to us - beauty and friendship!

See you soon!!

Dana
(503) 449-4540
dana@formanalysis.com

Monday, July 7, 2008

~~~JULY HIKE - RAMONA FALLS!!~~~~



The next hike will Saturday, July 26 to Ramona Falls! Located just outside of Zig Zag, this shady trail takes us through a mossy alder forest to the shady grotto of this beautiful fall. This is a moderate hike with gradual elevation, approximately 7miles round trip. We will stop at the falls for a picnic, so bring a sack lunch and plenty of water. A recreation pass is required for each vehicle which we will purchase in Zig Zag. Dogs on leases are welcome. We will meet at the Happy Valley Campus at 9:00 am. Please bring gas money for the drivers and to purchase the passes. Hope to see you there - you won't want to miss this!!

Blessings and Blue Skies ~~ but we go rain or shine!!

Dana
(503) 449-4540

Rose Garden Hike




The June Rose Garden Hike was beautiful! The roses were in full bloom everywhere and the view of downtown Portland and Mt. Hood was awesome!!

Monday, June 9, 2008

~~~~~JUNE HIKE to the ROSE GARDENS~~~~~

Our next hike will be Saturday June 21. Meet in the parking lot at Happy Valley at 9:00 am. We will head over to the Rose Gardens in Forest Park where they should be in full bloom! We will take our time enjoying them followed by an easy hike and picnic sack lunch. This will be an easy, beautiful hike! Dogs on leases are welcome and there is no admission fee. Please join us - this is the perfect time to see all the roses in bloom!!

Hope to see you there!!

Dana
dana@formanalysis.com
(503) 449-4540

Thursday, June 5, 2008

~~~~~JUNE HIKE~~~~~

Our June hike will be Saturday, June 21. We will meet in the church parking lot at Happy Valley at 9:00am. We will be hiking through Forest Park to the Rose Gardens! More details to come!

Hope you can join us!

Dana

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

MAY HIKE - - -

Hi ladies! The next "lite" hike will be Saturday, May 24 at Mt. Tabor. As usual, we will meet in the church parking lot - Happy Valley Campus at 9:00 am. Mt. Tabor is in SE Portland, so it will be a short drive. The hike is approximately 4 miles total , relatively easy and the view of downtown Portland is beautiful!!. We will have blankets as we plan to stop and have a picnic, so please bring a sack lunch and some gas money for the drivers. Dogs on leashes are also welcome! This is a great way to meet people, get some excersise and enjoy the beautiful views right in our own backyard - so please come join us!!

If you have any questions, please give me a call (503) 667-3661 or email me at:

dana@formanalysis.com

Blessings and Blue Skies - but we go rain or shine!!

Dana

Monday, March 31, 2008

April Stop and Smell the Roses Hike

The next Stop and Smell the Roses hike will be SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2008. We will meet at the Happy Valley church parking lot at 9:00 am and head over to Forest Park in NW Portland. It is a 5 mile hike that will take us to the Audubon Society and then up to Pittock Mansion. There is moderate elevation on the portion up to the Mansion, but we will take it slow and the view is worth it!! Please bring a sack lunch and money for gas for the drivers.

The May hike will be Saturday, May 24, 2008. We will be going to Mt. Tabor.

See you soon!

Blessings and Blue Skies,

Dana

email: dana@formanalysis.com
(503) 667-3661

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Stop & Smell the Roses

EXTREME WOMEN LITE: The next "Stop and smell the roses" hike will be Saturday, March 15. We will meet at 9:00 am in the church parking lot and head over to Powell Butte. It is a local, easy hike that offers beautiful views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens - if we are lucky! The hike is about 3.5 miles long, pack a lunch and we will stop along the way. Dogs on leashes are allowed. We go - rain or shine! Please contact Dana Biles (503) 667-3661 or email dana@formanalysis.com if you have any questions.

Our theme for the spring is "Urban Outings" exploring our own backyards. In April we will go to Forest Park, May is Mt. Tabor and June will be The Botanical Gardens where we hopefully will smell some roses! Exact dates will be announced soon.

During the summer and fall we plan to explore as many falls as we can!

Blessings and Blue Skies