Boonie Stomps: March 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21 & 28
Boonie Stomps | .
published: March 22, 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.
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.
Mt. Jumullong – Manglo Loop
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.
Moonie Stomp – Fintasa Falls
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.
3 hours for 2.5 miles
We explore the old Spanish bridge, Spanish oven, and ancient Chamorro latte stones at Sella Bay. Then it’s time for snorkeling, swimming, or just hanging out beneath the shade of the palms. Finally, we hike back to our cars, including the optional waterfall route. Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, swim suit, snorkel gear, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: A long hike in the sun over, clay, sand, rocks, and mud.
Tanguisson to Lost Pond
3 hours for 3 miles
We hike to the Ancient Chamorro village of Hila’an to see the Latte stones, snorkel and swim at Shark’s Hole if the water is calm, swim at the fresh water pool at Lost Pond, and possibly visit the small freshwater cave. Bring: 2 quarts water, shoes to get wet, swim suit, snorkel gear, sun screen, sunglasses, insect repellent, lunch, and flashlight. Special conditions: Hiking over some rough rocks and in the water, mosquitoes.
5 hours for 4 miles
We descend into the amazing beauty of regrown limestone forest and then the old fruit farms to the rugged coral coastline with outstanding views. Then, battling thick vegetation, we visit the canyon, the goat cave, and land's end, and then swim in the sea cave. Bring: 4 quarts water, strong hiking boots, sun screen, sunglasses, insect repellent, lunch and snacks, and camera. Special conditions: Hiking over rough sharp coral rocks, thick vegetation, and a long steep uphill climb out.
Umatac Bay to Toguan
2 hours for 1 mile
This is our traditional cleanup hike in honor of Earth Day. This is a great beginner’s, family, and organizational hike, and you also help beautify our island. We enjoy this scenic coastal walk while cleaning up the coastline. At Toguan Bay, we end at one of the island’s best snorkel and scuba dive sites, where you can leave your gear in the car and enjoy the water after the hike Bring: 2 quarts water, swim suit, snorkel/dive gear, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, and camera.
Complete 10 Boonie Stomps to earn a free Boonie Stomp T-Shirt.
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.