More Indian Heaven: East Crater to Deep Lake

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More Indian Heaven: East Crater to Deep Lake

Post by drm » August 24th, 2013, 12:57 pm

With everywhere except the nearby forecast for a lot of thunderstorms, and reports of a bugless August in Indian Heaven, I had to try it out for myself. Been wanting to camp at Deep Lake for a while, but 2 miles just isn't enough to see, so I went in at East Crater TH, making it about 5 miles to Deep Lake.

My camp was in the trees, but there was a neato peninsula to hang out on. Had some gunk on my camera lens that I didn't realize was there for a while. Nonethess, here it is. It was partly sunny that afternoon.
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With a wiped lens, I took a stroll down the trail after dinner and copped this Mt Adams sunset shot between some branches
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I think that Deep Lake is the only one in Indian Heaven with some views
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Hasn't dried out up there at all yet
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Being Indian Heaven, it looked like this in the morning
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But the sun came out during the hike out.

As to bugs, while sitting next to the lake at dusk, a saw a cloud of mosquitoes, hereinafter called The Blob, approaching my head. They were tiny. I blew at them and they floated away. Nonetheless, I wonder if this is just a lull between generations. If you go over Labor Day, thinking that your blood supply is safe, consider yourself warned.

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Re: More Indian Heaven: East Crater to Deep Lake

Post by xrp » August 24th, 2013, 5:42 pm

What time did you exit? I must have just missed you. I was on Lemei Trail # 179 from about 7:45am to 8:30am.

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Re: More Indian Heaven: East Crater to Deep Lake

Post by drm » August 24th, 2013, 6:07 pm

xrp wrote:What time did you exit? I must have just missed you. I was on Lemei Trail # 179 from about 7:45am to 8:30am.
I would have been on the trail, north to south, between about 9 and 10am.

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