Date: March 11, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: SHARC

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group


March 11, 5 p.m.: Join me at the SHARC for our hiking planning meeting. Bring a snack to share and I will provide the beverages. Please RSVP to Lauri Cullum.

Date: September 25, 2018

Time: TBA

Location: Benham Falls

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group

Tuesday, September 25, Circle 7 to Benham Falls: The distance is about 6 miles out and back. Please RSVP to the leaders Doris Raetz and Maggie Thurman.

Date: July 28, 2018

Time: 7:30 a.m.

Location: Rosary Lakes

Hearty Soles Hiking Group | Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group

July 28: Rosary Lakes, The Rosary Lakes hike starts on the Pacific Crest Trail off Willamette Hwy 58 and is a 6 mile round trip hike to Lower Rosary Lake, past Middle Rosary Lake and on to North Rosary Lake.  It is rated an easy hike thru the forest.  Bring lunch to eat at one of the lakes before we head back. Also bring water, BUG SPRAY, soap for Care and Share, and $4 for driver.
Meet at 7:30 a.m. at HTCC. RSVP to Hike leaders Laura and Linda Murphy .

Date: June 26, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: La Pine State Park

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group | Soft Soles Walking Group

June 26:  La Pine State Park Hike. This is a 4-mile, flat terrain hike.  Meet at Holy Trinity Church at 9:00 to carpool, or at the entrance to La Pine State Park at 9:30.

Bring water, snack, sunscreen, and soap for Care and Share.

Please RSVP to the leaders: Barb Wymetalek at and Valerie Wood at

Date: June 30, 2018

Location: Fall River

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group

June 30: Hike to Fall River. This hike is approximately 7 miles, in and out, and relatively flat. Most of the trail follows the river and there should be colorful wildflowers and plants. There are restrooms available. Leaders: Rae Klein and Christine Dishaw.

Date: June 23, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: Paulina Lake

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group

June 23: The Paulina Lake Loop Hike is a moderate hike of roughly 7.5 miles, with a 630 FT elevation gain. There are a lot of rocky areas on the path, and one rather steep short hill to climb and descend to avoid a water crossing. There are moderate inclines, mostly in the last half of the hike.
The long range forecast is for sun and 84 degrees (although this could change several times between now and then).
Based on the forecast, the meeting time has been moved to 8:30am. The meeting place will be the parking lot on the NE corner of Hwy 97 and Paulina Lake Road. A NW Forest Pass or America the Beautiful pass is required for each car entering the upper Caldera area. Walking poles suggested.  Bring water, wear a hat and sunscreen. Lunch at lodge to follow.
RSVP to leaders Laura Dickinson ( or Rae Klein (

Date: June 2, 2018

Time: TBA

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group

June 2: Hike to Metolius. Start from the fish hatchery and hike approximately 6.5 miles, in and out. The hike has gentle terrain (short inclines and declines), and the path has some rocks in it, so a walking stick might be advisable. There should be an abundance of wildflowers and butterflies. Leaders: Rae Klein and Christine Dishaw

Date: May 19, 2018

Time: TBA

Location: Shevlin Park

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group

Saturday May 19: Shevlin Park followed by lunch at La Rosa in NW Crossing. The hike will be 4-5 miles.

Please RSVP to hike leaders: Cheryl Storm or Marnell McClenaghan

Date: May 11, 2018

Location: Lower Paulina Creek Trail

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group

Friday, May 11, Lower Paulina Creek Trail: Easy to moderate, 5.6 miles round trip following Paulina Creek to Mc Kay Crossing Campground via a 15 foot waterfall.

Lunch or snack at campground before returning to the trailhead and cars.

RSVP Thea Ciccolo or Christy Johnson.

Date: April 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Location: Hola! Sunriver

Mid Soles Walking/Hiking Group | Soft Soles Walking Group

April 25, Mid-Soft Soles Friendship Walk!
This is on the same day as the Hearty Soles Friendship Walk but this walk is for those of us who want to take a nice leisurely stroll along the river and then have lunch at Hola’s after. We will be out approximately an hour and there are several benches along the way if you need to rest and take in the beautiful scenery.

Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Hola’s parking lot.  Bring water and a bar of soap for Care and Share. RSVP to your leaders, Laura Dickinson, and Thea Ciccolo by April 23. Please indicate if you will be joining us for lunch as we need a firm head count.