April 20th, 2019 – Saddle Mountain for Petrified Wood Meet at the Shell Station 9:45, 723 Government Road, Mattawa, WA 99349 Group will leave promptly from the meeting point at 10:00 AM so don’t be late! From Renton, it’s approx. a 3 hr drive (155 miles). Petrified Wood – Bring digging and hard rock tools, […]
Category: Field trip
Collecting trips organized by CMS
CMS May 18th 2019 – Green Water Meet 8:45 AM at Enumclaw Ranger Station, 450 Roosevelt Ave. E, Enumclaw Group will leave promptly from the meeting point at 9:00 AM so don’t be late! From Renton, it’s about a 45 minute drive (30 miles) to Enumclaw. Green Water is further SE up Hwy 410. Agates, […]
This trip is to the west side of Red Top mountain north of Cle Elum. There is no hike involved, but you do need to cross a rock slide which is fairly steep. Dig site is just above the rock slide and under tree canopy. The agate is fairly plentiful just under the surface […]
On July 20th 2019 – We are planning to go up to Government Meadows in the upper Greenwater area for opal and petrified wood. Meet at 8:45 at the Enumclaw Ranger Station. Group leaves promptly at 9:00. Dig and hard rock tools. Roger Danneman (firstname.lastname@example.org 425-228-8781 or 425-757-3506).
Aug 3rd 2019 – Gold Panning Trip. Wenatchee area. Details TBD.
Aug 17th 2019 – Salmon Creek for agate and jasper. This locale is known for Carnelian agate and red/orange jasper. Also what some folks believe are coprolites (Petrified Dino Poop – makes for interesting conversation anyway). There are 3 locations here that have yielded agate in the past, but it takes some digging and […]
Sat. Sept. 14 we’re going over Chinook Pass to Little Naches for Thunder Eggs, Lilypad Jasper, and Leaf Fossils. The Thunder Egg dig site involves about a 1/2 mile hike, but the other two sites are next to the road. Meet at Enumclaw Ranger Station 8:45 AM. Group leaves promptly at 9:00. We’ll have a […]
Third weekend in Sept. will be the CMS Rock/Mineral/Gem show. Let me know if you want a display case for your collection. Or alternatively I will be having a Display Case exhibiting specimens from CMS Field Trips. If you have a particularly nice specimen from one of our field trips the last 2-3 years and […]
Oct 19th Red Top or Teanaway River or 1st Creek. We’ll figure it out as we get closer. Roger Danneman (email@example.com 425-228-8781 or cell # 425-757-3506).