WWA to host 18 free summer outings across the state

The Wyoming Wilderness Association (WWA) is offering 18 outings into wild and unique places throughout Wyoming this summer.  Many of the outings will tour areas that need protection from development, providing a great opportunity for solitude, quiet, and wilderness experience and giving the participants an opportunity to use first-hand experiences to make informed decisions about protecting wild places.

WWA asks that those interested do not sign up for outings if unsure of attendance. For more information, visit http://www.wildwyo.org/Outings.php, call WWA at 307-672-2751 or email carolyn@wildwyo.org.

1. Saturday, May 18
BLM, Bighorn Basin, Dry Medicine Lodge Canyon Wilderness Study Area (moderately difficult) 

2.Saturday, June 1, 9:00am, 6-mile roundtrip hike in Rock Creek recommended wilderness. (difficult)
Casper: Sunday, June 2, 4:00-6:00pm, presentation at Mountain Sports, 543 So. Center St.
Lander: Monday, June 3, 5:00-7:00pm, presentation at Main St. Books,  300 Main St.
Cody: Tuesday, June 4, 5:00-7:00pm, presentation at Sunlight Sports, 1131 Sheridan Ave.

3. Wednesday, June 5, 8:00am, 5-mile roundtrip hike into the Trout Creek roadless area. (difficult)
Jackson: Friday, June 7, 7:00-9:00pm, presentation at the Old Wilson Schoolhouse

4. Saturday, June 8, 8:00 am, 6-mile roundtrip hike on Cabin Creek Trail in the Palisades Wilderness Area. (difficult)

5. Saturday—Sunday, June 1-2
Dubois Badlands Stewardship Day (moderate)

6. Wednesday, June 19
Bridger-Teton NF, Palisades WSA, Wolverines and Climate Change (difficult)

7. Saturday, June 22
Bighorn NF, Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness, Gilead Fire Regeneration and Flower Hike (difficult)

8. Saturday June 22
Shoshone NF, Wood River Horseback Ride (difficult, intended for backcountry/experienced horse and riders only)

9. Saturday-Sunday, June 29-30
Bighorn NF, Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness, Wildflower Painter’s Weekend (easy)

10. Saturday, June 29
BLM, Sweetwater Canyon Women’s Fishing Outing (moderate) 

11. Sunday, July 7
Bridger-Teton NF, Gros Ventre Wilderness, Climate Change and Cougar Biology Family Hike(moderately difficult)

12. Saturday, July 27—Wednesday, July 31
Shoshone NF, Trout Creek Fence Removal Project, Phase Two (hard work & difficult)

13. Saturday, July 27
Bighorn NF, Rock Creek Ranch-to-Ranch Picnic Outing (difficult)

14. Saturday, August 3
Shoshone NF, North Fork, Grizzly Bear Ecology Tour (difficult)

15. Saturday, August 10
Bighorn NF, Devil Canyon Roadless Area (difficult)

16. Saturday, August 17
Bighorn NF, Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness Family Hike (easy)

17. Saturday, September 7
Shoshone NF, DuNoir via Bonneville Pass, Picnic on the Pass (moderate)

18. Date TBD
BLM, Oregon Buttes, Red Desert Yoga Hike

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