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by burnside
May 20th, 2019, 7:14 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Any Rules When Backpacking
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: Any Rules When Backpacking

Thanks everyone for your help - exactly what I was looking for. I always leave no trace and pick up trash when I see it. Sometimes I'll see a nice flat spot that would make a great site to camp, so just wanted to make sure it would be alright to make home there (unless there are any restrictions at ...
by burnside
May 20th, 2019, 6:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Green Point Mountain - 5/12/19
Replies: 5
Views: 730

Re: Green Point Mountain - 5/12/19

What you are seeing in the first photo is the higher portion of Nick Eaton Ridge. Green Point is hidden by Nick Eaton and not visible from Point 3152. Here is a photo I took earlier this year from the same spot looking at Nick Eaton (right of center.) Wow! Thanks for pointing that out. I always tho...
by burnside
May 19th, 2019, 4:42 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Any Rules When Backpacking
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Any Rules When Backpacking

I've been day hiking the gorge's trails for years now, but wanted to finally backpack under the stars. Are there any particular rules to use when finding a campsite? I see established campsites right off the trail sometimes, but I also see flat areas a hundred feet or so off trail. Can I camp off tr...
by burnside
May 19th, 2019, 4:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Green Point Mountain - 5/12/19
Replies: 5
Views: 730

Re: Green Point Mountain - 5/12/19

Yeah, I don't think that snow will melt til mid June at this rate. Still, a good workout!

That first photo was taken from the viewpoint from the Gorton Creek trail right after the Ridge Cutoff Trail #437. So from the viewpoint I'm looking southeast at Green Point mountain.
by burnside
May 13th, 2019, 10:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Green Point Mountain - 5/12/19
Replies: 5
Views: 730

Green Point Mountain - 5/12/19

Last weekend I hiked Hamilton Mountain on the Washington side with no trace of snow, although I could see patches of snow across the way in Oregon. Still, with the warm weather we've been having I thought it would be worth a shot to see how passable Green Point Mountain would be in early May. 201905...
by burnside
September 6th, 2017, 8:38 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night
Replies: 18
Views: 2509

Re: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night

Thanks for the info. So sad what happened. Foolish and wreck less.
by burnside
September 6th, 2017, 8:10 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night
Replies: 18
Views: 2509

Re: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night

I take it this area is burned down due to the Eagle Creek fire?
by burnside
August 24th, 2017, 2:09 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night
Replies: 18
Views: 2509

Re: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night

I actually got injured two days before our trip. :(

I'm rehabbing right now and should be able to give it another go in September. I'll post back with a little report then.

Thanks for all the tips and help everyone!
by burnside
August 15th, 2017, 7:49 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night
Replies: 18
Views: 2509

Re: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night

Got it! Thanks for the tip.
by burnside
August 14th, 2017, 11:05 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night
Replies: 18
Views: 2509

Re: Recommendations for first Gorge Backpacking Night

Herman creek it is! By the way, do I need a bear resistant bag for up there?