Guam Boonie Stompers
Guam Boonie Stompers is a non-profit Guam corporation hiking group composed of volunteer leaders committed to public access while protecting our island's heritage.
Every Saturday, Guam Boonie Stompers offers public hikes to a variety of destinations such as beaches, snorkeling sites, waterfalls, mountains, caves, latte sites, and World War II sites. We meet at 9:00 AM in the back parking lot of Chamorro Village in Hagatna, behind the center court. The cost is $5.00 for hikers over 17. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Hikers should provide their own transportation.
Guam’s trails are not developed. Weather conditions can make the hikes more difficult than described. No reservations required. For more information: www.facebook.com/GuamBoonieStompersInc or call 787-4238.
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Boonie Stomps - August 2021
August is FAMILY FUN month. Three medium waterfalls and an easy ocean hike, including hikes that even the youngest hikers can enjoy.
Aug 07 - Tinago - Medium - 3 hours for 3 miles
We trek to a series of waterfalls and cascades in southeastern Guam. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from tiny tots playing in the cascades, to jumping, waterfall showers, and a rock slide for the more adventurous, or a hammock and swing for the more sedate.
Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, swim suit, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Possible mud, short steep sections, possible mosquitoes.
Aug 14 - Malojloj Falls - Medium - 3 hours for 1 mile
We visit the large Upper Falls for jumping and swimming fun. We then have a choice of walking down the river and on jungle trail (hard) or returning to the cars and walking down the road to reach the large middle falls, then take the trail down to the lower falls for jumping, swimming, and exploring.
Bring: 2 quarts water, wet shoes, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Walking in water, slippery rocks and mud, and mosquitoes.
Aug 21 - Ylig to Taga’chang - Easy - 3 hours for 1 mile
The perfect family hike! Get the kids out of the house to enjoy an easy, fun, and educational hike. We hike to Turtle Cove where the brave can jump from the head to the pool below, then walk along the flat reef with lots of swimming, snorkeling, and exploring of the diverse marine life and geology.
Bring: 2 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swim suit, sun screen, snorkel gear, and camera.
Special conditions: Some walking in water, no shade.
Aug 28 - Fintasa and Laolao Falls - Medium - 3 hours for 2 miles
We journey to 2 cooling waterfalls in southeastern Guam. Enjoy swimming and waterfall showers at the scenic Fintasa Falls, then return to the original river crossing to head downstream to the open ledges, swim holes, and waterfalls of Laolao Falls.
Bring: 2 quarts water, hiking shoes, swimsuit, gloves, sun screen, lunch, and camera.
Special conditions: Some walking in water, fairly steep hills to climb and descend, sword grass.
- Carry some electrolyte powder packets in your first aid kit in case of cramps or heat exhaustion.
- Bring plenty of water with you on a hike.
- Tell someone where you are going and when to expect your return.
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Guam Boonie Stompers is a non-profit Guam corporation composed of volunteer leaders committed to leading hikes to and protecting the unique natural destinations on our island.