Mystery Rangers – Journey Into Danger!

Maple Leaf brokenWild and Wonderful Field Trip Series!  Part 1

Discover amazing and dangerous secrets about Mt. St. Helens as you journey with Mystery Rangers into danger on this FREE virtual field trip!

 The Adventures:    Ranger Jack

  •          Explore the dangerous Toutle River Valley         below Mt. St. Helens – a volcano!
  •          Follow tracks and signs of wildlife.
  •         Get trapped in quicksand and learn how to survive!
  •        Discover “Rockin’ Ranger” activities for kids.

Kim G Jones 2 webNote from the Author:  Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner!  As a gift to you and your family, I would like to give you a FREE virtual field trip with the Mystery Rangers into adventure and danger!  Sit back and relax – you won’t even need to leave the comfort of your home to go on this field trip!  On second thought – you might need to be on the edge of your seat for this one!  It is quite dangerous, exciting, and yes – even true!

Field Trip Destination: Mt. St. Helens!  Picture from "The Case of the Missing Mountain."

Field Trip Destination: Mt. St. Helens! Picture from “The Case of the Missing Mountain.”

Who Are Mystery Rangers? Mystery Rangers solve mysteries in nature by discovering clues, looking for evidence and investigating God’s great creation.  Your guides on this trip are Mystery Rangers Jen and Jack. (Yes!  They are the same Mystery Rangers from, “The Case of the Missing Mountain!) 

ImageField Trip Destination:  Put on your virtual hiking boots! We are traveling to Mt. St. Helens in Washington State!

Warning!  Mt.St.  Helens is a VOLCANO!  It had a HUGE explosive eruption May 18, 1980, and several smaller eruptions since then.  If you would still like to go on this trip –  keep reading.   But – you have been warned

Mt. St. Helens erupted May 18, 1980!

Mt. St. Helens erupted May 18, 1980!

Zooming In on the Adventure:

If you are still reading this – you are very brave!   Our adventure begins in the North Fork of the Toutle River Valley.   We will not be far from Mt. St. Helen’s Crater (About 17 miles).

Forest Trail - smallGrab your backpack and let’s head out down the trail to the Toutle River Valley.

Field Trip Sneak Peek:   Sneak a peek at an action packed true story you get to read on this field trip!


Trapped and sinking fast!   We were going to die right below the mountain that I loved and had even written a book about!    

“The Case of the Missing Mountain”  

No!  This shouldn’t be happening!  My mind whirled through articles and books I had read, grasping for information on how to get out of QUICKSAND

Continue this field trip to read the rest of this story!


Field Trip Verse:  “He who looks at the earth, and it trembles, who touches the            mountains, and they smoke.” Psalms 104:32

ImageRockin’ Ranger Kid’s activity:

Create a  Color Crazy Cliff!

Click on the link and scroll down to the activity.

To be continued…Check out the next post Journey into Danger Part 2: Monster in the Valley  to continue this field trip —

                                                  IF YOU DARE!

About Kimberly Guthrie

Kimberly Guthrie loves adventures in the outdoors. National Park Ranger, Outdoor instructor, curriculum writer, teacher and guide at Mount St. Helens’ Seven Wonders Museum are some of her life adventures. Kim continues to write and teach about the outdoors. Currently, she serves as outdoor education consultant for Allaso Ranch near Hawkins, Texas. Kim holds a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from University of Central Arkansas and a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Illinois University.
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