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South Skagit Quarry Field Trip

posted Jul 7, 2015, 8:56 PM by Maplewood Admin   [ updated Jul 7, 2015, 9:05 PM ]

South Skagit Quarry Field Trip

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

This trip replaces our cancelled Olivine trip.

Leader:  Tracy Ulbricht

Difficulty level: 1 – Park at gate and walk about 100 feet to the quarry

Material: rose quartz, white quartz, pyrite, and epidote

 Equipment List:

1.              plenty of water

2.              lunch and snacks

3.              sunscreen

4.              first aid kit

5.              sturdy shoes

6.              sturdy pants

7.              sturdy work gloves

8.              sturdy pack or bucket to carry rocks back to car

9.              rock hammer

10.            trowel

11.           Chisel

12.            spray bottle with water

ITINERARY: (to be more definite later)

6:45 AM meet at S W corner of Alderwood Target parking lot

7:00 leave in carpools

We will meet up at the Burger King in Sedro-Woolley.  The approximate travel time is 1.3 hrs.  We do expect to arrive there at about 8:15.  We will take a 10-15 minute break to make sure everyone has arrived and we then will depart once we have a thorough check for all participants.  The Quarry is only approximately 15 minutes from there.

Directions to Burger King, Sedro-Woolley, WA

Take I-5 North to Cook Rd. Exit, first exit just past Burlington, take a right going East on Cook Rd. toward Sedro-Woolley.  In Sedro-Woolley you will take a right into the parking lot of the local grocery store, this is just before you reach the roundabout.  The roundabout is too far and you must continue around to Cook Rd.  The Burger King is at the opposite side of the parking lot on the Hwy side of the parking lot.  

Sedro-Woolley Burger King:  600 Crossroads Square, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Registration required!!!  Register at: http://www.maplewoodrockclub.com/trips/ft_signup

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