Presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. - Join us anytime after 5:00 p.m. for food and drink. $5 suggested donation. 21+.
Please join us as geologist, author, and Centralia College professor, Pat Pringle, provides an entertaining look at Mount Rainier's eruptive history and volcanic hazards.
NOTE: This is the only Views and Brews in March (no Portland or Vancouver events)
About the Presenter:
Not only is Pat Pringle a good friend and long-time supporter of the Mount St. Helens Institute, Pat is Professor of Earth Science at Centralia College, Washington. He was Research Geologist, Washington DNR Div. of Geology from 1990-2005 and was with US Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory from 1982-1990. Pat studies volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides, and debris flows, commonly using radiocarbon and tree-ring analysis to establish the history of past geologic events. He is the author of books on the roadside geology of Mounts St. Helens and Rainier as well as many published paper and reports. The Mount Rainier book won the Geoscience Information Society’s “Best Guidebook Award” for 2009, presented at the Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting that year.
About the Presenter
Jeff Garmire began long distance hiking in 2011 and has continued to push the envelope ever since. In the past 6 years he has hiked the Pacific Crest Trail (2650 miles in 2011), the Pacific Northwest Trail (1250 miles in 2014), all of Colorado's 14ers (58 different peaks in 2015) as well as his most recent accomplishment of hiking the calendar triple crown in 2016. From February to October he hiked the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail for a total of 7,700 miles. He became the 5th to accomplish the Calendar Triple Crown.
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