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by calipidder
August 11th, 2019, 5:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Eliot crossing, Timberline Trail, Aug 3
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Re: Eliot crossing, Timberline Trail, Aug 3

We crossed it mid-afternoon on the 7th. The trickiest part was finding the trail on the west side of the crossing. We came in counter-clockwise (heading towards cloud cap) and were able to make out some flags marking a switchback instead of going straight down the loose slope. Using the switchback m...
by calipidder
August 1st, 2019, 5:16 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Water Filter/treatment for Timberline?
Replies: 8
Views: 701

Re: Water Filter/treatment for Timberline?

Awesome, thanks for the help! And BurnsideBob, thanks for the welcome from HST! I remember you. It's been a while since I've both been on that site and hiked in the Sierra. Moved to Bend in 2016 and pretty much the only thing I miss about my time in California is the Sierra. Luckily we have plenty o...
by calipidder
August 1st, 2019, 7:25 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Water Filter/treatment for Timberline?
Replies: 8
Views: 701

Water Filter/treatment for Timberline?

What type of water filter/treatment system would you recommend for the Timberline trail? I've backpacked in high alpine places with crystal clear water (where I use aqua mira drops) to the southwest with sludge-water (where I used a heavy duty filter). Lately I've been using a sawyer squeeze. I'll b...
by calipidder
July 25th, 2019, 8:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Timberline Trail July 8-11 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1254

Re: Timberline Trail July 8-11 2019

Thanks for the positive report! I came here looking for any recent reports since I'll be heading there in a couple of weeks. I'll be with someone who gets a little nervous at stream crossings, so that update was particularly helpful to send along. Thanks again!
by calipidder
February 23rd, 2017, 12:30 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Recent transplant to Bend
Replies: 2
Views: 755

Recent transplant to Bend

New-ish resident of Bend here. My husband, dog and I moved up last summer. We're originally from Michigan, then spent long enough in California to get addicted to the mountains. During my time time in CA I backpacked all over the Sierra - through hiked the John Muir trail and the High Sierra trail t...