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by acorn woodpecker
April 27th, 2018, 7:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Table Mountain, 042318
Replies: 19
Views: 1380

Re: Table Mountain, 042318

BTW, the property owner Pirfil "Pete" Cam has the property listed for sale, 165 acres for $5.5M. I guess he's trying to unload it to a developer for housing but I sure wouldn't want to live so close to all those power lines. I wonder if a group like Friends of the Gorge or WTA would be able/want to...
by acorn woodpecker
April 26th, 2018, 12:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Table Mountain, 042318
Replies: 19
Views: 1380

Re: Table Mountain, 042318

BTW, the property owner Pirfil "Pete" Cam has the property listed for sale, 165 acres for $5.5M. I guess he's trying to unload it to a developer for housing but I sure wouldn't want to live so close to all those power lines. I wonder if a group like Friends of the Gorge or WTA would be able/want to...
by acorn woodpecker
February 22nd, 2018, 11:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tracy Hill-Catherine Creek-Coyote Wall 02-15-18
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Re: Tracy Hill-Catherine Creek-Coyote Wall 02-15-18

What a late winter delight! Did you actually see acorn woodpeckers and, if so, where in the oak woodlands were they between the Major Creek rim and Bathtub Spring? There have been sightings around that area over the years. Those new $2 bridge tolls smart alright. You can get a 20 ticket book for $20...
by acorn woodpecker
January 23rd, 2018, 10:17 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: What gear do you wish existed?
Replies: 19
Views: 1416

Re: What gear do you wish existed?

I'm in disbelief that nobody has mentioned an inflatable helicopter.
by acorn woodpecker
January 23rd, 2018, 8:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Muddy Cape Falcon - 1/14/18
Replies: 2
Views: 1012

Re: Muddy Cape Falcon - 1/14/18

Nice photos. Sure is some great old growth along that trail as well as above Cape Falcon. I, too, have done that descent directly to Short Sand Beach to avoid the atrocious mud during the wet season and experienced a sketchy downclimb directly above the beach. The mud's bad enough that the bypass wa...
by acorn woodpecker
January 23rd, 2018, 8:11 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Homeless camps in Forest Park
Replies: 14
Views: 1413

Re: Homeless camps in Forest Park

Yes, no need to feed the trolls. Best to ignore them.
by acorn woodpecker
November 2nd, 2017, 4:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mt. June 10/23
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Re: Mt. June 10/23

Why thank you, glad you enjoyed it! It's been great exploring the Lane County Cascades so far, but there are many more clearcuts or recovering clearcuts around the viewpoints than in the Salmon Huckleberry. Still gorgeous and fascinating nonetheless. I always appreciate the time it takes for someon...
by acorn woodpecker
October 27th, 2017, 5:22 pm
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Missing Hiker in Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness Found
Replies: 24
Views: 2648

Missing Hiker in Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness Found

http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/index.ssf/2017/10/missing_hiker_near_welches_fou.html I was at the Bonanza TH today and spoke with some locals about this. They told me he was found a couple miles up the Bonanza Trail before the trail switchbacks up toward Plaza Trail/Huckleberry Mtn (the ...
by acorn woodpecker
October 24th, 2017, 10:45 pm
Forum: Off-trail Trip Reports & Lost Trails
Topic: misc Dog Mt: Boxer Buttress, Pup Prow, Afghan Arete
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Re: misc Dog Mt: Boxer Buttress, Pup Prow, Afghan Arete

Nice to see up close photos of these points again. I went up that way some years ago, but my camera battery died shortly into the hike. I, too, visited all these points as one can't help but be drawn to them during the east ridge ascent. I distinctly recall lunching on "Boxer Buttress" with its stri...
by acorn woodpecker
October 24th, 2017, 10:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mt. June 10/23
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Re: Mt. June 10/23

Nice report. Great photos. Never been down that way. Enjoyed the botanical descriptions interspersed in your report. Your writing and hike choice are right up my alley. Thanks for the read!