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by cskutter
August 16th, 2019, 8:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: McNeil Point 08-12-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 848

Re: McNeil Point 08-12-2019

Great shots ............
I was going to comment on the bugs too. Wife and I made the trip via the Mazama Trail on the 10th and 11th.
No bugs what so ever. But we did have rain from midnite till 6am. :(
Visibility at times, 30 ft. We'll be back next month.
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by cskutter
August 5th, 2019, 5:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Timberline Trail 7/21 - 7/25 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1535

Re: Timberline Trail 7/21 - 7/25 2019

The real hard forces are right up against solid rock. :( Felt bad. We had one retired solo hiker turn around and head back to Timberline when he looked at the Elliot Creek up climb going counter clock wise. :( Being a mountaineer in my first life I'd rather up climb, than down climb. Just be careful...
by cskutter
August 5th, 2019, 6:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Timberline Trail 7/21 - 7/25 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1535

Re: Timberline Trail 7/21 - 7/25 2019

We were up there the same week. Wife's 1st week long backpack in 37 years. Honeymoon. :D She did awesome. Heading back to stay at McNeil Point this weekend. With Lighter Packs . We took the slow boat. Paradise. Ramona Falls. Cairn Basin. Tilly Jane and Newton Creek. Only thing to add. No water at Ca...
by cskutter
August 5th, 2019, 6:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Timberline Trail 7/21 - 7/25 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1535

Re: Timberline Trail 7/21 - 7/25 2019

Yes, that is the crossing at Newton Creek.
Elliot East was more about getting down the bank, than the crossing.
Look downstream for the great log to cross. We crossed at 6pm. ;)