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Mary's Peak/Tyee Field Trip

Two Day Field Trip to Oregon’s Coast Range

Mary’s Peak, Sat. July 13

Join President Sheila Alfsen on a trip to the tallest point in Oregon’s Coast range. We will explore the rocks and geologic processes that made Oregon’s Island in the Sky. Participants will drive to Corvallis and carpool for the day-trip up to the top. 

Hwy 20 to Newport, Sun. July 14

A tour along the newly constructed Hwy 20 from Corvallis to Newport. This one day trip will explore the fantastic road cuts of the Tyee formation of the Coast range. GSOC’s Clay Kelleher will show us the mitigation procedures that were employed to make this once unlucky and seemingly doomed highway a reality. Participants will gather at Ellmaker State Wayside near Blodgett to consolidate cars for the tour. 

$45 Registration fee includes field guide.

Lodging and meals are on your own.