Boonie Stomps: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17 & 24

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Boonie Stomps: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17 & 24

by: Ed Feely | .
Boonie Stomps | .
published: October 20, 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.

Oct  27
San Carlos
Difficult
4 hours for 3 miles
We journey to a picturesque 40 foot waterfall with a great swim hole. Then we follow a beautiful pristine jungle river to a smaller waterfall with good ledges for jumping, swimming, eating lunch, and relaxing.
Bring: 3 quarts water, get wet shoes, swimsuit, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Steep slopes, walking in water, mud, rocky slippery river walking, and climbing down with a rope.
 
Nov  3
Canuon River Difficult
5 hours for 3 miles
We explore a tributary of the Tarzan River, hiking up the river in a deep gorge with huge boulders to hike over, under and around, rock formations, waterfalls, and small swimming pools.
Bring: 3 quarts water, waling in water shoes, gloves, swimsuit, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Hiking over rough rocks, walking in the slippery river, possible overgrown trail, some sword grass.
 
Nov  10
Tarzan Swim Hole Medium
3 hours for 2 miles
We make a nice loop trail to visit a remote swimming hole to cool off at one of the best freshwater pools on the island. We’ll enjoy jumping from the ledges, daring the large rope swing, acting as the cork in the jacuzzi pool or sliding down the rocks, or just relaxing on the sunny ledges.
Bring: 3 quarts water, wet shoes, swimsuit, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Slippery slopes, mud, and no shade.
 
Nov  17
Agafayan Falls & River Medium
4 hours for 2.5 miles
We enjoy views, fight through tall sword grass, and then descend to the Agfayan River ledges for jumping, sliding, and swimming. We then hike up the picturesque middle falls, enjoy the shaded Agfayan Falls, continue to Cannonball Falls, and circle back to the start.
Bring: 3 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Sword grass, walking in water, slippery rocks, and a fairly long hike.
 
Nov  24
Tony’s Falls Easy/Medium
3 hours for 1 mile
We take a great family hike to cliffs overlooking the Asan battlefield, then follow the open ridge down to the junction , with both an easy and medium trail option to Tony’s waterfalls, where the jumping and swimming are great.
Bring: 2 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swim suit, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Some sword grass, rocky trail, walking in water, and moderately steep slopes.
 
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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