Ep. 4 - Youth in the Parks
Updated: Aug 3
Today's youth will define how our communities shape our public lands going forward. Two friends of the podcast, Tigran Nahabedian and Anna Gibbons, discuss their experiences as ambassadors of our State and National Parks.
Tigran is a NPS Junior Ranger program and National Park Trust's Student Buddy Bison Ambassador and Anna (13:00) has spent two summers as a Park Ranger in various Oregon State Parks. Both talk about how they came to love their local parks, why they serve park interests, and share their favorite hikes and places.
Feature Trail: Hamilton Mountain (recap here)
Trailhead: Beacon Rock State Park (WA), north side of parking lot
Mileage: 7.6 mi RT , 2,100 ft elevation gain
Notes: Washington Discovery Parking Pass required, waterfalls, all-season hike
Feature Brewery: Thunder Island Brewing Company
Beer: Resilience Butte County Proud IPA
Malts: Rahr 2-Row, Crisp Crystal 60L
Hops: Centennial, Cascade
Original Gravity (Plato): 1.065
International Bitterness Units: 64
Alcohol by Volume: 6.8%