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by tomb
October 18th, 2017, 3:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Table, Mt. Jefferson, Oct. 4-6
Replies: 3
Views: 1449

Re: The Table, Mt. Jefferson, Oct. 4-6

Great looking hike! I am coming into the area for a hike next week and I was curious where you got your GPS maps. I am looking for a good set to download! Thank you.
by tomb
October 17th, 2017, 9:05 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Suggested Late Season Backpacking - Portland?
Replies: 12
Views: 1382

Re: Suggested Late Season Backpacking - Portland?

With Timberline being too ambitious, looking at alternate routes now. My thoughts are Three Fingered Jack, some sort of track around Broken Top, or a loop in Bull of the Woods. Looking to head east of the Cascades for drier forecasts. I plan reduce mileage (~20-30 total), the going will be slower if...
by tomb
October 16th, 2017, 7:53 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Suggested Late Season Backpacking - Portland?
Replies: 12
Views: 1382

Re: Suggested Late Season Backpacking - Portland?

Thanks all for the response, this is a great community! I have decided to rent a car to give ourselves some flexibility with the trip. Right now my plan is to still drive up to Timberline Lodge 10/21/17 (will I be able to do this with a rental sedan, no chains?). Then the thought is to do an out and...
by tomb
October 11th, 2017, 5:38 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Suggested Late Season Backpacking - Portland?
Replies: 12
Views: 1382

Suggested Late Season Backpacking - Portland?

Hello All, Myself and a friend are flying into Portland from 10/21/2017 - 10/25/2017 and are looking to complete a backpacking trip. As out-of-towners, trail loops with easy public transportation to the trailhead are ideal. I was looking into the Timberline Trail, which seems perfect distance, diffi...