Double Summit

Ten CONC members set out to climb Coffin Man. Beargrass wasn’t out yet, but many other wildflowers made quite a show: Larkspur, Paintbrush, Service Berry, Queen’s Cup, Wallflower, Cat’s Ear, Columbine. Having summited Coffin Man., the group decided to also … Continue reading

The Long Way Up Black Butte

Nine hikers ascended the 3,300 feet up Black Butte on Sunday.  This is about a 10-mile hike from the bottom.  Perfect conditions throughout the day.  Wildflowers are at a minimum this year; however; the open south facing hillsides were full … Continue reading

Holiday Party

We had an overwhelming response to our holiday party this year. We lost count of the number of attendees, but it certainly approached 200. The gift table for Bethlehem Inn was piled four feet high and filled underneath.  The gifts … Continue reading