Yep, and I poked at with my pole enough to satisfy me it was the same plastic material.naturallog wrote:I think you're right. You can just make out the "slit" where you pull the wipes from.kepPNW wrote:Saw it Sunday, too. Looked like an old baby wipes container?
The purpose of this forum is to help people identify things they've seen while out hiking: wildflowers, trees, birds, insects, small animals, animal tracks, even geographical features like buttes or streams
arlohike wrote:I didn't touch it or even poke at it with my hiking poles. It seemed potentially dangerous or toxic ... it also seemed like its owner wasn't far away.
Probably a good idea. Unless inclined to poke it with a .22 from a safe distance away.
"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." - John Muir
Very good chance it's a geocache. Greg says there is a prolific geocache-hider in the Gorge who has used baby wipe-type containers before.
Back up a minute there. You saw FS employees more than a mile from a trailhead?