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Mount St. Helens Day Trip – Portland, OR

July 13, 2016

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Creation Tour at Mount St. Helens with Keith Swenson and Ruth Hazen from Creation Encounter in Portland, OR.

WHEN: July 13, 2016

WHERE: Multnomah University
8435 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97220

We will meet at 7:00 am in the Science House at Multnomah University and carpool to the mountain. Return time will be about 7:00 pm.

CONTACT: Ruth Hazen

Mount St. Helens Day Trip – Loowit and Step Canyon Hike. This strenuous day hike will visit the most devastated part of the blast zone, including Loowit and Step Canyons and the Pumice Plain. Teaching will be based on a biblical creation worldview and include discussion of both catastrophic geologic processes and rapid biological recovery. Leaders will be Professor Keith Swenson and Ruth Hazen. Please note that a high degree of physical fitness is required for this trip. We will hike a total of about 11 miles, the last 2 of which are continuously uphill at a moderate grade. The trails cross creeks and may in places be unstable due to loose volcanic debris. Also, there is no shade so ample fluids must be carried by each person.

Cost of Field Trip: $25 for families or $15 for an individual

Ministry: Creation Encounter

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Creation Encounter is a ministry brought forth from Design Science Association, an Oregon non-profit creation science organization. Through monthly meetings and creation-based outings, Design Science Association (DSA) demonstrates that true science is not in conflict with the Bible. Creation Encounter was established in 2008 to help DSA expand their creation field trip ministry.


July 13, 2016
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Multnomah University Portland, OR
8435 Northeast Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97220 United States
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