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by naturallog
February 17th, 2018, 10:02 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Visiting this summer, looking for suggestions
Replies: 14
Views: 1301

Re: Visiting this summer, looking for suggestions

Coldwater Peak may be more of a grunt but could be another option for a buddy hike at Mt. St. Helens.

https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/coldwater-peak
by naturallog
August 1st, 2017, 5:58 pm
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Eagle Creek Trail (Gorge) Closed by Fire (July 5)
Replies: 390
Views: 60413

Re: Eagle Creek Trail (Gorge) Closed by Fire (July 5)

Also from the InciWeb, a small silver lining: it appears to have been in smolder status for some days now. Let's see how it holds up this week.
by naturallog
May 15th, 2017, 8:21 pm
Forum: Let's see some ID
Topic: Strange canister on side of trail
Replies: 13
Views: 2844

Re: Strange canister on side of trail

kepPNW wrote:Saw it Sunday, too. Looked like an old baby wipes container?
I think you're right. You can just make out the "slit" where you pull the wipes from.
by naturallog
May 15th, 2017, 8:13 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: soggy (in which I bitch about the inevitable)
Replies: 17
Views: 2336

Re: soggy (in which I bitch about the inevitable)

Respect for still heading out. At this point, I'm very much struggling to grin and bear it and get out on principle. Hopefully soon. Please.
by naturallog
May 4th, 2017, 9:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ramona Falls update 5/3
Replies: 5
Views: 1872

Re: Ramona Falls update 5/3

Awesome UFO sighting!
by naturallog
April 23rd, 2017, 8:12 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: Lost Lake. Friday morning sunrise.
Replies: 8
Views: 2075

Re: Lost Lake. Friday morning sunrise.

Incredibly beautiful. I believe you, it must've been hard to believe you were actually witnessing this!
by naturallog
April 23rd, 2017, 8:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cast Creek Hike 4/21/17
Replies: 3
Views: 1186

Re: Cast Creek Hike 4/21/17

Off topic, but how many Cape Horn place names are there???

Agreed, with Aimless. Thanks for the conditions. And you called out those volcanoes correctly (left to right: St Helens, Rainier, Adams) :)
by naturallog
March 19th, 2017, 8:20 pm
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Kings Mountain Rescue
Replies: 1
Views: 926

Re: Kings Mountain Rescue

There was a comment from yesterday in the trail register that now appears to have been referencing this incident. I think it was also associated with the can of Rainier left in the canister... It would be interesting to get a better handle on the circumstances. Where did they find that much snow (of...
by naturallog
March 12th, 2017, 9:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Larch Mt & Sherrard Point - 2017/03/12
Replies: 9
Views: 2020

Re: Larch Mt & Sherrard Point - 2017/03/12

I wonder why Big Truck Driver decided to stop seemingly so abruptly, after the brazen move...

Was thinking about Larch for next weekend, but will likely pass :) Thanks for the effort!

Great shots of Hood. I'm jealous of the folks with a window seat.
by naturallog
January 15th, 2017, 12:23 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Backpacking in the Southwest: Seeking Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 966

Re: Backpacking in the Southwest: Seeking Advice

I just found out that backpacking in Arches is under a moratorium! https://www.nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/backpacking_moratorium.htm In my opinion, Arches is not a backcountry/backpacking park. The highlights of the park are the larger arches themselves, many of which are accessible by frontcountry...