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 Post subject: Proxy Falls & Scott Mt 07-29-2013
 Post Posted: August 3rd, 2013, 7:15 pm 
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Had a rare Monday off! That meant it was time for the best road in the entire state: 242 / McKenzie Pass.. after making a few time trial runs up and down (yes some of us still LOVE cars/cornering/going fast!), it was time for my fave waterfall!

Proxy falls is the perfect amount of water flow vs area + green moss compared to fairy falls and ramona falls... it's like both combined:

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Off to Scott Lake:
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From Scott Lake, it's about 4.4 miles to Scott Mt. summit.... I didn't make any stops at any of the lakes as the mosquitos were def. onto this beer drinking fool!!!

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A look to the north:
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More Zoom!!!
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Looking west:
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Looking back down to Benson Lake:
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 Post subject: Re: Proxy Falls & Scott Mt 07-29-2013
 Post Posted: August 4th, 2013, 9:13 am 
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I've never heard of Proxy Falls, but those photos are beautiful. It's definitely on my list now.

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 Post subject: Re: Proxy Falls & Scott Mt 07-29-2013
 Post Posted: August 4th, 2013, 1:52 pm 
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You're able to drive fast on 242??? All I ever get is stuck behind a huge van/Harley/Prius.

Great pics.

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 Post Posted: August 4th, 2013, 3:17 pm 
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markesc wrote:
after making a few time trial runs up and down (yes some of us still LOVE cars/cornering/going fast!), it was time for my fave waterfall!


Highway 242 is definitely scenic, but I get carsick just thinking about driving that road.

Proxy Falls, though, is definitely worth it. One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state, if not THE most beautiful. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Proxy Falls & Scott Mt 07-29-2013
 Post Posted: August 4th, 2013, 9:14 pm 
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Never been to Proxy Falls. The closest we've been is Linton Lake. We are planning a trip back to the area later this month and we'll need to see if we can work this in.

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 Post Posted: August 5th, 2013, 6:44 am 
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I want half of my ashes to be scattered at Proxy Falls.


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