Blue Mountain Hike with Susan Hosticka trip leader - firstname.lastname@example.org .
Up North Touchet River this time. Trailhead starts out crossing deep shade of river with foamflowers, heucheras and thimbleberry profuse along the damp seeps. Trail continues steeply with several switchbacks to ridge. Penstemons, buckwheat, paintbrush and wild hollyhock enjoy the dry, open slope.
Meet at Harper Joy Theater parking lot on the Whitman College campus in Walla Walla
Return time is approximate.