American Long Distance Hiking Association - West

Upcoming events

    • 25 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Camp Herms in the Berkeley Hills
    • 149
    Register

    4th Annual NorCal Ruck

    Saturday, January 25, 2020

    Back at Camp Herms!

    1100 James Pl

    El Cerrito, CA 94530

    Presentations and panels will include information about:

    - How not to die

    - Navigating Hiking Apps

    - Food and Resupply

    - Budgeting and Finance for a hike

    - Trail-specific breakout sessions

    - Personal Pack Shakedowns (bring your kit!)

    - And more soon!


    Register now to save your spot. More details about the schedule and educational sessions will be available soon. 


    Parking is available at Camp Herms. The camp is also accessible from El Cerrito del Norte BART station via Bus #7. 

    • 22 Feb 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, WA
    • 160
    Register

    7th Annual Cascade Ruck

    Join us for a fun day learning about all things long-distance hiking!

    Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks provided

    Be sure to bring your full backpacking kit if you'd like a pack shakedown.

    Location:

    Hegewald Center, Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, WA

    Presentations and panels will include information about:

    - How not to die

    - Navigating hiking apps

    - Food and resupply

    - Budgeting and finance for a hike

    - Trail-specific breakout sessions

    - Personal pack shakedowns (bring your kit!)

    - And more soon!


    Parking is available at the fairgrounds.


    Register now to save your spot. More details about the schedule and educational sessions will be available soon.


    Traveling from out of town? Here are some lodging options:

    Camping: There is no on-site camping available at Skamania County Fairgrounds.  There is camping available across the river at the Marine Park in Cascade Locks. 

    Hotel: We have a block of rooms set aside at the Best Western in Cascade Locks. Details soon!


    • 07 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401
    • 200
    Register

    2020 Rockies Ruck co-hosted by ALDHA-West and the CDTC!


    Presentations and panels will include information about:

    - How not to die

    - Navigating hiking apps

    - Food and resupply

    - Budgeting and finance for a hike

    - Trail-specific breakout sessions

    - Personal pack shakedowns (bring your kit!)

    - And more soon!


    Register now to save your spot. More details about the schedule and educational sessions will be available soon.



    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Deming Log Show Museum, 3295 Cedarville Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226
    • 200
    Register

    3rd Annual Bellingham Ruck

    ALDHA-West is partnering with the PNTA to bring a ruck to Bellingham, WA!

    Join us for a fun day learning about all things long-distance hiking in the Northwest!

    Breakfast, lunch, and snacks, will be provided!

    Presentations and panels will include information about:

    - How not to die

    - Navigating hiking apps

    - Food and resupply

    - Budgeting and finance for a hike

    - Trail-specific breakout sessions

    - Personal pack shakedowns (bring your kit!)

    - And more soon!


    Register now to save your spot. More details about the schedule and educational sessions will be available soon.


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    Other important details:

    Camping available on-site!




    • 04 Apr 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Eagles #4080, 1520 West Wyoming Ave, Hayden, Idaho 83835
    • 125
    Register

    6th Annual Inland NW Ruck

    Join us for a fun day learning about all things long-distance hiking!

    Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks provided

    Be sure to bring your full backpacking kit if you'd like a pack shakedown.

    Presentations and panels will include information about:

    - How not to die

    - Navigating hiking apps

    - Food and resupply

    - Budgeting and finance for a hike

    - Trail-specific breakout sessions

    - Personal pack shakedowns (bring your kit!)

    - And more soon!


    Parking is available onsite.


    Register now to save your spot. More details about the schedule and educational sessions will be available soon.


Past events

27 Sep 2019 The Gathering 2019
06 Apr 2019 Inland NW Ruck
23 Mar 2019 Bellingham Ruck
09 Mar 2019 Colorado Rockies Ruck
23 Feb 2019 Cascade Ruck
26 Jan 2019 NorCal Ruck
12 Oct 2018 The Gathering 2018
17 Aug 2018 PCT Days
31 Mar 2018 Bellingham Ruck
17 Mar 2018 Rockies Ruck
10 Mar 2018 NorCal Ruck
03 Mar 2018 Inland NW Ruck
24 Feb 2018 Cascade Ruck
14 Oct 2017 Fall Hiker Fest
29 Sep 2017 The Gathering
18 Aug 2017 PCT Days
11 Mar 2017 Colorado Rockies Ruck
04 Mar 2017 NorCal Ruck
25 Feb 2017 Cascade Ruck
04 Feb 2017 Inland NW Ruck
30 Sep 2016 The Gathering
19 Aug 2016 PCT Days
12 Mar 2016 Colorado Rockies Winter Ruck
27 Feb 2016 Cascade Winter Ruck
13 Feb 2016 Inland NW Winter Ruck
30 Jan 2016 12 Long Walks with Cam "Swami" Honan
07 Nov 2015 Fall Hiker Fest

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