Friends' Annual 101 Training is for new and experienced Hike Leaders and Shepherds. Anyone interested in Friends' Hike Program is welcome to attend.Details
Hike with FriendsWith 100+ guided outings a year to choose from, there is something for everyone! Whether it be wildflower walks, kayak trips, geology tours, or bike rides we've made it easy for you to enjoy unique outings in all areas of the Columbia Gorge. Each outing has an educational theme and is led by knowledgable volunteer hike leaders and shepherds. Meet our hike leaders and shepherds. First-time hiking with us? Learn all about our program here: Hiking Program Information & Guidelines.
Member registration begins March 1 for the 2017 spring and summer schedule. General registration begins March 6.
Friends’ Spring-Summer 2017 Hike Schedule Is Here!
Don't want to wait for general registration? Become a Friends member today! Become a Member
Download Spring-Summer 2017 Schedule (full brochure)
Download Spring-Summer 2017 Schedule Card (for your fridge!)
Questions? Contact Outdoor Programs Coordinator Kate Lindberg:
Friends' hike program is sponsored by avid hiker & criminal defense attorney Jim O'Rourke. Jim believes “the Gorge really is the eighth wonder of the world and protecting it is incredibly important. Being a member of Friends gives me a way to be helpful in protecting that resource.”
6-hour classroom course teaches basic CPR & First Aid. Highly recommended for leaders & shepherds.Details
This is an exclusive outing for Friends Hike Leaders and Shepherds.Details
Learn how to treat an injury or illness in the backcountry where help is delayed. This is a two-day, hands-on interactive training customized for Friends Leaders & Shepherds.Details