Boonie Stomps: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23

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Boonie Stomps: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23

by: Ed Feely | .
Boonie Stomps | .
published: January 23, 2019
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.

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.
 
Feb. 2     
Mt. Jumullong – Manglo Loop
Medium
2 hours for 1.5 miles
We hike up the wide but sometimes steep trail to the large crosses on top of the mountain next to Mt. Lamlam to enjoy fantastic 270 degree views. We then continue on the sword grass lined southern mountain trail to the steep downhill slopes of the rain gauge trail.
Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, and camera.     
Special conditions: Sword grass, rough rocks, and steep slopes.
 
Feb. 9   
Ben’s Falls w/ Mt. Lamlam
Difficult
5 hours for 3 miles
We follow a small cool green hidden stream full of small cascades and swim pools to to 3 big waterfalls on the upper Sella River. The adventurous can continue on to the false summit of Mt. Lamlam.
Bring: 3 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Walking in water through a rocky river, steep slopes through sword grass, and climbing falls with a rope.
 
Feb. 16
Sella Bay
Medium
3 hours for 2 miles
We explore the Spanish bridge, Spanish oven, and ancient Chamorro latte stones at Sella Bay, with time for snorkeling, swimming, or hanging out beneath the shade of the palms. The hike back to our cars includes the optional waterfall route.
Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, swim suit, snorkel gear, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: A long hike in the sun over, clay, sand, rocks, and mud.
 
Feb. 23
Ija to Mt. Schroeder
Very Difficult
5 hours for 5 miles
We, go to hell and beyond. We make the long steep hike to the summit of Mt. Sasalaguan with its outstanding views, traverse to Atete, climb steeply down into the oven, then reach the summit of Mt. Schroeder.
Bring: 4 quarts water, good hiking shoes, gloves, sun screen, lunch and snacks, and camera.
Special conditions: Sword grass, steep slopes, long uphill climbs, sword grass, little shade, a long hike.
 
 
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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