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Oregon Desert Trail Mixer
September 3, 2019$65 – $75
Join the Oregon Natural Desert Association and REI to celebrate the Oregon Desert Trail!
The Oregon Natural Desert Association and REI Bend are teaming up to host an event that will offer Oregon Desert Trail skills and information, celebrate volunteers who helped create the trail and provide a grand finale to ONDA’s Oregon Desert Trail Matching Challenge.
Join ONDA and REI for the Oregon Desert “Trail Mixer,” on Tuesday, June 23 at 6 p.m. The free event will take place at ONDA’s Bend office, 50 SW Bond St. Suite 4 (across the parking lot from Strictly Organic).
The event will feature stations staffed by ONDA and REI experts. Each station expert will share information about different sections of the 800-mile Oregon Desert Trail, as well as the types of skills and gear needed to get into the high desert. Topics will include lightweight backpacking tips, GPS navigation, leave-no-trace tactics and backpacking cooking.
The party will also feature great raffle prizes and fun conversation over beverages with other trail aficionados.