Boonie Stomps: Dec. 22, 29, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26

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Boonie Stomps: Dec. 22, 29, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26

by: Ed Feely | .
Boonie Stomps | .
published: December 15, 2018
Every Saturday, Guam Boonie Stompers offers public hikes to a variety of destinations such as beaches, snorkeling sites, waterfalls, mountains, caves, latte sites, and World War II sites. We meet at 9:00 AM in the Center Court of Chamorro Village in Hagatna. The cost is $2.00 for hikers over 12. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Hikers should provide their own transportation. Guam’s trails are not developed. Weather conditions can make the hikes more difficult than described. No reservations required. For more information: www.facebook.com/GuamBoonieStompersInc or call 787-4238.

Dec. 22
Ghost Cave
Difficult
4 hours for 3 miles
We hike to a river karst area to explore a unique river cave in an area of nice formations, and walk a savannah ridge with excellent views.
Bring: 2 quarts water, wet shoes, swim suit, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Mud, slippery rocks, small steep slopes, sword grass, mosquitoes.
 
Dec. 29
Alutom Falls
Medium
3 hours for 2 miles
We enjoy the lunch rock views, jumping and swimming at Alutom Falls, look at the top of Upper Sigua, then return. We may also offer the option to continue on to at the bottom of Upper Sigua Falls.
Bring: 2 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swimsuit, sun screen, lunch, and camera. 
Special conditions: Steep slopes, slippery rocks, mud, and sword grass.
 
Jan. 5 
Anao
Difficult
5 hours for 3 miles
We descend the tall northeastern cliff to reach the rugged northeast coastline. Along the sharp jagged rocky terrain, we come to Anao Point, the wind tunnel, and Shangri-la. Bring: 4 quarts water, hiking sturdy shoes, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, snacks, and camera.
Special conditions: Hiking over rough rocks intense sun with little shade, and a long ascent.
 
Jan. 12
La Sa Fua River and Falls
Difficult
3 hours for 3 miles
We explore 4 nice waterfalls, several swim pools, a rock slide, a jump spot, and a long eerie tunnel along a river in a deep hidden valley.
Bring: 2 quarts water, swim suit, water shoes, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Some steep slopes, wet slippery rocks, and a lot of walking in water.
 
Jan. 19
Mt. Santa Rosa Caves
Difficult
3 hours for 1/2 mile
We hike to a river karst area to explore a unique river cave in an area of nice formations, and walk a savannah ridge with excellent views.
Bring: 2 quarts water, wet shoes, swim suit, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera.   
Special conditions: Mud, slippery rocks, small steep slopes, sword grass, mosquitoes.
 
Jan. 19
Moonie Stomp - Attilong Acho
Difficult
3 hours for 2 miles
We hike down a long narrow ridge with excellent views, then climb over the two volcanic black rock hills, Atillong Acho, to the coastline, where we’ll roast hot dogs and make s’mores.
Bring: FLASHLIGHT, 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, snacks.
Special conditions: Steep slopes, sword grass, walking over rough rocks.
 
Jan. 26
Tarzan Falls
Medium
3 hours for 2 miles
               
Cross Island Hike
Very Difficult
6 hours for 7 miles
We journey to a series of three cooling waterfalls in central Guam, with jumping and swimming. The more adventurous will then hike to Lower Sigua Falls.
Bring: 4 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, swimsuit, sun screen, lunch, insect repellent, and camera.
Special Conditions: very long hike, long steep hills, sword grass, river walking, little shade.
 
 
Complete 10 Boonie Stomps to earn a free Boonie Stomp T-Shirt.
 
Stomp tips:
1) Alcohol and hiking do not mix.
2) Do not bring beverages with caffeine on hikes.
3) Bring plenty of water with you on hikes.
4) Do not hike alone and let someone know where you are going and your return time.
 
Guam Boonie Stompers is a non-profit Guam corporation composed of volunteer leaders committed to leading hikes to and protecting the unique destinations on our island.
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