Boonie Stomps: June 23 & 30

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Boonie Stomps: June 23 & 30

by: Ed Feely | .
Boonie Stomps | .
published: June 16, 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.

June 23
Gun Beach to Tanguisson
Medium
3 hours for 2 miles
 
A picturesque beach and reef walk brings us first to ancient Latte stones in the Fafai’ jungle, then along a great reef walk with lots of fish and critters ending at the  base of Two Lovers Point, a great snorkel spot, and finally the shrine at Tanguisson.
Bring: 2 quarts water, wet shoes, swimsuit, snorkeling gear, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Some walking in water and over rough rocks, little shade.
 
June 30
Mt. Tenjo to Maguagua
Medium 2.5 hours for 1.5 miles
Mt. Tenjo to Tarzan Falls
Difficult
3 hours for 2.5 miles
 
We hike to see some US foxholes from WWII, the WWI gun positions and their command post, optionally walking the knife edge trail. We exit by either the Medium Maguagua Falls trail or the difficult Tarzan Falls route.
Bring: 3 to 4 quarts of water, hiking shoes, gloves, sunscreen, insect repellent, lunch, snacks, and camera.
Special conditions: sword grass, steep rocky or muddy slopes, and long distances for the Tarzan Falls option.
 
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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