Club Alpino Italiano - Subsection Pacific NorthWest (CAI-PNW)
Contact: Karen Kornher,
Special Wenatchee/Leavenworth WeekendMay 12,13 & 14 Hikes

May 12 (Friday)
 Horse lake Reserve Horselake preserve out of Wenatchee.

 A stellar flower hike on roads and bike trails, so not steep. Distance 4-6 miles and elevation gain of 1000-1500 feet. Start at 1:00 pm.

May 13 (Saturday)
 Sauer's Mountain North of Peshastin, which is three miles east of Leavenworth 6.0 miles, roundtrip Gain: 2000 ft. Highest Point: 3116 ft.  "Enjoy a variety of fun, funky art on the first section of trail, including many of the Sauer's carved totems and faces on trees. The trail is very narrow and the hillside is steep. Be aware of where you step to share the trail with fellow hikers. Climb steadily through balsamroot and lupine, as well as bluebells, phlox, and a myriad other wildflowers."

May 14 (Sunday) 

 Ingalls Creek Ingalls Creek, which is a gentle creekside trail. Can …
The Sparkling Stroll – Wine and Prosecco walk – May 13thPosted on April 1, 2017 by ilpuntoseattle Il Punto! in collaboration with Country Village in Bothell organizes The Sparkling Stroll – Wine and prosecco walk.
This is an appointment not to be missed!
Where: Country Village, 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell, WA 98021
When: Saturday May 13 th 5 – 8 pm
Come to enjoy great Italian wine and prosecco brands around the shops of the Country village.
Taste among over 20 select Italian wines and purchase your favorite bottles at Il Punto’s wine store that night and save 20% +!
Tickets Required: $20 member -$25 non member online
or $30 at the door while supplies last.
(Ticket includes 10 tastings. More tastings available to purchase)
Must be 21+ to purchase tickets. (However this is a family friendly event! Bring your kids! They will love the animals around the Country village)
BYOG – bring…
ANNUNCIO ALLA COMUNITA’ ITALIANA – Rilascio/Rinnovo Passaporto ItalianoPosted on March 18, 2017 by ilpuntoseattle Rilevamento Impronte Digitali – Appuntamenti L’Ufficio Passaporti del Consolato Generale d’Italia realizzera’ una missione a Seattle, al fine di rilevare le impronte digitali ed i dati biometrici dei connazionali che fossero impossibilitati a raggiungere la sede di San Francisco, per il rilascio del passaporto elettronico. Si possono trovare i requisiti, le istruzioni, e le informazioni riguardo alla missione sulla pagina web dell’ufficio Passaporti del Consolato Generale d’Italia in San Francisco. Visistare il seguente link: e cliccare sulla voce “MISSIONE FUNZIONARIO ITINERANTE A SEATTLE – ISTRUZIONI ed INFORMAZIONI.”  Giovedi’ 4 Maggio, Venerdi’ 5 Maggio, Sabato 6 Maggio a Seattle Presso Consolato Onorario d’Italia 23718 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Suite H Bothell, WA …

Northwest Italian Radio Show

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Beginning Monday March 9th, 2015, local realtor and all-around character David Madrid will be hosting a new radio show called "Northwest Italian Radio Show." The show will air every Monday from 3-4 on KKNW 1150-AM. Each week, David will share stories, music, and information about the Italian Americans and their history in the Greater Northwest Region - in the spirit of the PBS TV show "The Italian Americans." David will have guests on his show to share their memories.... "Just like sitting around the table after a Sunday dinner". So make sure that you tune in to this great show. Each week will be new and exciting. For example, on Monday, March 16th, David's guest will be Joel Patience, Project manager, developer, watercolorist, muralist, designer and amateur chef and most importantly, Founder and Event Curator of Le Arti della Festa Italiana – an exhibit of works about Italy and Italians in two-dimensional or three-dimensional media. Le Arti d…

Hike to Lake 22

Saturday, July 19th
Lake 22,   5.5 miles R/T 1350 feet elevation gain.
Moderate hike
Appointment at 9:00 a.m. at the Verlot Public Service,10 minutes waiting time
Northwest Forest Pass is required
Take Hwy 9 north turn right on Hwy 92 toward Granite Falls,at the end of the town turn left on Mountain Loop Hwy,follow the road for 12 miles to Verlot Public Service  33515 Mt. Loop Hwy.  Granite Falls WA.
PS    Bugs repellent is advisable
Ciao Edmondo
Please  confirm by Friday by 6 pm  if you are coming and
check your email Saturday morning in case of an emergency change. 


Heather Lake,
4.6 miles R/T,1100 elevation gain,highest point 2500 feet.Easy
Appointment 9:30 at Verlot Public Service,15 min waiting time
Northwest Forest Pass is required
Take hwy 9 north,turn on hwy 92 to Granite Falls,at the end of the road turn left and drive 12 miles to the Verlot Public Service
Ciao Edmondo

Please  confirm by Saturday by 6 PM if you are coming and
check your email Sunday morning in case of an emergency change.


Sunday 18
Sauk Mt.  4.2 miles R/T,1190 feet elevation gain,5537feet highest point.Moderate hike
Enjoy amazing views of the Sauk and Skagit river basins, and that's just from the trailhead parking lot! From the summit of this former fire lookout the views are beyond amazing.
Appointment at 10:00 at the parking lot,15 min. waiting time
Northwest Forest Pass is required,dogs allowed
From Burlington (exit 230 on I-5), head east on the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20) for 36.5 miles to the Rockport State Park boundary at milepost 96 (7 miles east of Concrete and 1.5 miles west of the junction with SR 530). Turn left onto Forest Road 1030 (signed "Sauk Mountain Road"). Follow this steep road for 7.5 miles to a fork. Bear right and continue 0.25 mile to the trailhead (elev. 4350 ft). Privy available.

Ciao Edmondo

Please  confirm by Saturday by 6PM if you are coming and
check your email Sunday morning in case of a…