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by CyrusK.
February 1st, 2019, 7:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR backlog: McNeil Point 10/14/18
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: TR backlog: McNeil Point 10/14/18

The weather was just about perfect in late October last year. High of 65 or so, no bugs, fall colors still around... Freezes at night but that’s bound to happen.
by CyrusK.
January 31st, 2019, 8:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR backlog: McNeil Point 10/14/18
Replies: 4
Views: 189

TR backlog: McNeil Point 10/14/18

I know it's late but I just joined the site and thought I should share some photos from some trips from over the summer. In late October I did went on a day hike up to McNeil Point to catch the last of the fall colors. Anyway, here's the pics: IMG_0052.jpeg IMG_0051.jpeg IMG_0020.jpeg IMG_0028.jpeg ...
by CyrusK.
January 27th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Parkdale Fire Station
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Parkdale Fire Station

I guess this is somewhat Mt. Hood related... I was recently doing an AIARE class, whose classroom session was conducted in the Parkdale Fire Station. We took over the main lobby for the class, then moved to the break room for lunch. In the break room, on the table with the TV, was this abomination: ...
by CyrusK.
December 7th, 2018, 12:28 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Winter access to McNeil Point area?
Replies: 14
Views: 447

Re: Winter access to McNeil Point area?

Any idea when they'll reopen the Laurance lake road? Also, if I could get up there in the winter, I'd probably go from there towards Snowdome or Langille crags instead of hiking around to McNeil point.
by CyrusK.
December 4th, 2018, 11:03 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: White River West Sno Park
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Re: White River West Sno Park

The canyon can be a bit of a labyrinth if you go off trail, so just in case if you end up getting lost in the white river canyon area, find a creek. The canyon has several tributaries that all converge into the white river, which the highway crosses over. If you follow a creek down the canyon (caref...
by CyrusK.
December 2nd, 2018, 2:01 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Winter access to McNeil Point area?
Replies: 14
Views: 447

Re: Winter access to McNeil Point area?

without avalanche training and understanding of the cycles and current conditions, yes. But to suggest climbing around the mountain in the winter begs an avalanche is overstating things a lot. Of course, of course (it's a hyperbole, overstating things is the point). Nevertheless, even if good ol' C...
by CyrusK.
December 1st, 2018, 10:04 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Winter access to McNeil Point area?
Replies: 14
Views: 447

Re: Winter access to McNeil Point area?

Webfoot wrote:
November 29th, 2018, 10:25 pm
Are you thinking of doing this as soon as possible, or in the heart of winter?
Doing this in the heart of winter is asking for an avalanche.
by CyrusK.
December 1st, 2018, 10:03 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Winter access to McNeil Point area?
Replies: 14
Views: 447

Re: Winter access to McNeil Point area?

Thanks for the link! :D
by CyrusK.
December 1st, 2018, 9:39 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Just joined!
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Just joined!

It’s from an aerial photo of the NW aspect of Mt Hood. It’s top spur right around the queen’s chair. It was the only photo on my desktop that wasn’t above the 250kb limit.
by CyrusK.
December 1st, 2018, 9:38 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Just joined!
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Just joined!

It’s from an aerial photo of the NW aspect of Mt Hood. It’s top spur right around the queen’s chair.