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Geology Tour with Wenatchee Valley Museum
August 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wenatchee to Roslyn Geology Tour
August 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Wenatchee/Roslyn tour begins in Wenatchee and continues west on US-2/97 to look at the geology of the Wenatchee Valley. Then the route will turn south on US-97 where the local geology (Ingalls Complex-green serpentine) and old town site of Blewett mine history will be discussed. An additional stop further south along US-97 will be to look at the Swauk Formation conglomerate/sandstone and Teanaway Basalts (dikes).
From the Blewett Pass area the trip will head south and west to Cle Elum and Roslyn where the coal mine history of the area will be discussed. Lunch time will be provided in Roslyn to explore the local museum and eat. A trip to the local cemetery where many factions of ethnic groups are buried.
In the afternoon the tour will include a stop at the Wild Horse Wind Farm (Renewable Energy Center) located east of Ellensburg, Washington before returning to Wenatchee.
$45, $40 members