Boonie Stomps: Feb. 24 & Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

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Boonie Stomps: Feb. 24 & Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

by: Ed Feely | .
Boonie Stomps | .
published: February 17, 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.

Feb. 24   
Attilong Acho
Difficult
4 hours for 4 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. We then hike around Cetti Bay, along the coastal headlands, including the swim spot, and end at Umatac.
Bring: 3 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, sun screen, sunglasses, insect repellent, lunch, camera, swimsuit, and snorkel gear.
Special conditions: Steep slopes, sword grass, walking over rough rocks, little shade.
 
Mar. 3
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.
 
Mar. 10
Mt. Lamlam North
Difficult
4 hours for 3 miles
We climb straight up to the false summit of Mt. Lamlam, traverse to the true summit (the highest point on Guam), then continue on to the cave and the maze.
Bring: 3 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, and camera.
Special conditions: Sword grass, hiking over rough sharp rocks, and steep slopes up and down.
 
Mar. 17
Manunu
Difficult
4 hours for 3 miles
We journey to a remote area in southwestern Guam and explore the ridges, plateaus, ocean vistas, and possibly some of the falls.
Bring: 3 quarts water, sturdy hiking shoes, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Sword grass, steep slopes, walking in water, little shade, and a long hike.
 
Mar. 24
Fadian Cove
Difficult
3 hours for 1.5 miles
We descend to this scenic cove below the cliffs to swim and snorkel if the water is calm.
Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, swim suit, snorkel gear, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: A steep hill to descend and climb back up, hiking over rough sharp rocks, and possible rough surf.
 
Mar. 31
Mt. Jumullong – Manglo Loop
Medium
2 hours for 1.5 miles
We hike up to the large cross on top of the mountain next to Mt. Lamlam to enjoy fantastic views, continue on to the steep downhill slopes of the rain gauge trail.
Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking boots, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Sword grass, rough rocks, and steep slopes.
 
Mar. 31
Moonie Stomp – Fintasa Falls
Medium
3 hours for 2 miles
We hike steeply down to the Laolao River, climb the next ridge to enjoy the red clay hills, then visit Fintasa Falls.
Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, swim suit, insect repellent, snack, and camera.
Special conditions: Steep hills to climb and descend, sword grass, and possible muddy trail.
 
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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