June 5, 2010
With a small party of three eager to enjoy some sunshine, we departed
Eugene in the usual cloud cover. After driving through the tunnel on
the way to the coast, the clouds disappeared and we were warmly and
brightly greeted. The sun persevered throughout much of the day and the
coast was comfortably warm.
After leaving the dunes overlook, we descended to the beach, and then
hiked several miles south, noting where the return loop left the
beach. After an hour’s walk on the beach, we started back and then
stopped briefly for lunch, as the wind had picked up. We then took the
return loop through the dunes, briefly missing the posts that mark
the way, and arrived back at our starting point having enjoyed a
on the coast. Members Suzanne Steussy and Darko Sojak joined leader
Paul Flashenberg on a dry sunny day.