Drala Meditation Hike: Old Salmon River Trail

June 9th

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    Room: Off Site

    Join us for a Drala Hike in old growth forest up on Mt. Hood on a relatively flat and easy trail that hugs the Salmon River. We’ll combine hiking with meditation while observing noble silence.

    Hiking Difficulty: Relatively easy
    Distance: 5.1 miles round trip
    Elevation: 450 foot elevation gain
    What to Bring: Appropriate footwear, water, lunch, a hat, sunscreen, rain gear, gas money for the driver, and a kneeling pad or something else to sit on for occasional stops for sitting meditation. Bring a NW Forest Pass if you have one.
    Meeting Time: 9:30 AM
    Meeting Location: Portland Shambhala Center
    Return Time: About 5:00 pm. Drive to the trailhead is ~ 1 hour each way
    Hike Leader: Linda Meretsky

    Drala hikes are open to the public. No dogs, please - For questions about this or other
    things, please contact Liz Howell, Drala Hike Coordinator.

    Photo courtesy of Oregon Wild

    "By relaxing the mind, you can reconnect with that primordial,
    original ground, which is completely pure and simple. Out of that,
    through the medium of your perceptions, you can discover magic, or
    drala."  
    ~Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche