Do you need inspiration for that next backpacking trip? Join the Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) for an introduction to one of the newest long distance trails in the country: the Oregon Desert Trail. This 750 mile route traverses some stunning natural features in the high desert like the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Steens Mountain, and the Owyhee Canyonlands. Trail coordinator Renee Patrick will cover the basics of hitting the trails and share some stories from sections hiked this year. Drawing on her 10,000+ backpacking miles and recent triple crown accomplishment, Renee is applying all her knowledge and passion for trails to this new route. Also, don't miss the chance to win some raffle goodies provided by the Oregon Desert Trail sponsors!